are BCAA's worth the money?

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  1. el es dee

    el es dee ...through a cloud of chalk and the midst of pain.

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    what kind of difference do they make in gains?
     
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    cavefish You ain't a crook son, you just a shook one

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    Yes.

    Taking xtend. Costs a couple of bucks, but I think its worth it.

    I'm no expert, but try to stick to free form BCAAs..
     
  4. cavefish

    cavefish You ain't a crook son, you just a shook one

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    I use Purple Wraath now but before that I used Universal ANIMAL Nitro, which was good too.

    I dunno, I feel like I don't fatigue as easily and recover better when I take them.
     
  5. el es dee

    el es dee ...through a cloud of chalk and the midst of pain.

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    is their a generic brand you'd recommend?
     
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    DatacomGuy is moving to Canada

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    Xtend's..

     
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    HardTech hungry

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    don't most protein powders contain BCAA?
     
  9. cavefish

    cavefish You ain't a crook son, you just a shook one

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    Yeah I'm a supplement whore because I use whey, bcaa's, creatine, a thermo, and joint support.

    lollerz
     
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    Chris3G Bullshark Testosterone

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    any complete protein source is made up of bcaa's in some amount. They're not adding BCAA's to the protein, the BCAA's are part of what makes up protein along with other amino acids.

    what we are talking about here are BCAA's in free-form.
     
  11. cavefish

    cavefish You ain't a crook son, you just a shook one

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    Well white power adds 20lbs to all my lifts but only when there are no black people in the gym. Then I can't squat because my legs are broken.

    What about barney the purple dinosaur?
     
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  13. el es dee

    el es dee ...through a cloud of chalk and the midst of pain.

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    :mamoru:
     
  14. Jay

    Jay My shit don't stink

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    honestly, I don't really feel a difference.
    I'm taking Xtend btw
     
  15. michael

    michael FLORIDA > *

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    test > those
     
  16. el es dee

    el es dee ...through a cloud of chalk and the midst of pain.

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    wait dude, you didnt try and sell me something? did you get fired?
     
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    Not really.. you get BCAA's in high enough doses in normal whey protein.

    If you're eating 200g+ protein a day, adding 2-3g of expensive BCAA tablets isn't going to make much difference IMO
     
  18. Sgt. Ownage

    Sgt. Ownage you gon' be just fiiiine

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    no, his company probably just started marketing a product called test
     
  19. el es dee

    el es dee ...through a cloud of chalk and the midst of pain.

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    oh thanks for clearing that up :mamoru:
     
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    gain with food/crea/whey first :hsugh:
     
  22. cavefish

    cavefish You ain't a crook son, you just a shook one

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    I hear mike's doctor will write you a prescription for bcaa's if you ask.
     
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    do you know what bcaa's are?
     
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    Sgt. Ownage you gon' be just fiiiine

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  25. el es dee

    el es dee ...through a cloud of chalk and the midst of pain.

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    seriously man read the sticky, this board does not support talking about those kinds of supplements. anyway i wouldnt trust anyone on this board to give me advice for this type of thing
     
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