Machine Supplements Leucine is pure and pharmaceutical grade. Leucine is an essential amino acid and one of the three branched-chain amino acids. Leucine is unable to be synthesised by the body and must be supplemented through diet. It is considered to be the prime amino acid responsible for protein synthesis and muscle growth. Perfect for athletes who want to increase physical performance and muscle repair.
Muscle Building & Protein SynthesisLeucine stimulates an anabolic reaction with muscle building benefits including:
- Increased muscle-protein metabolism
- The release of insulin, HGH and testosterone
- Decreased exercise-induced protein degradation
- Supporting oxidative metabolism in muscles during strenuous exercise
A review titled "The Role of Leucine in the Regulation of Protein Metabolism" in The Journal of Nutrition reported that leucine supplementation can promote muscle anabolism. The results of the review showed that leucine enhances insulin sensitivity and induced muscle protein synthesis, the process of muscle growth, recovery and maintenance. Leucine was also reported to suppress protein breakdown within the muscle, or muscle catabolism (breakdown).
Leucine supplementation can have positive effects on sports performance, including increased work capacity and stamina and the ability of the body to preserve lean muscle mass during high intensity workouts. Leucine has been reported to spare muscle glycogen levels during exercise inhibit the decrease of leucine levels within skeletal muscle among strength athletes. One study conducted by researchers at the Institute of Sport and Exercise Science at James Cook University looked at the effects of leucine supplementation on canoeists. The findings showed that work capacity, power and rowing time all significantly increased while the placebo group results remained unchanged.
One of the major benefits of leucine is it's ability to repair muscle tissue. Leucine helps prevent cannibalization of muscle and maintain muscle mass. One study with animals published in the December 1, 2005 issue of the "Journal of Physiology" found that feeding aged rats leucine inhibited muscle protein breakdown.
Mix 5g (scoop included) with 100ml liquid of choice until dissolved. May be consumed up to 1-2 times per day as required.
|Serving Size: 5 g||Serving per kg: 200|
|Average Quantity Per:||Serving||100 g|
|Energy||84 kJ||1675 kJ|
|Calories||20 cal||400 cal|
|Protein (via Amino Acids)||5 g||100 g|
|Total Fat||0 g||0 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||0 g||0 g|
|Sodium||0 mg||0 mg|
|Ingredients: 100% Pharmaceutical Grade L-Leucine|
Allergen advice: Contains no allergens.
Storage: Store in a dry, cool place away from direct sunlight. Reseal packaging immediately after use.