Bulk BCAA v. how do you take thuis stuff

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  1. geekierthanyou

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    Bulk BCAA v. how do you take this stuff

    It won't dissolve and the taste makes me want to instantly vomit. Any hints on how to ingest this stuff without immediately throwing it back up?
     
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    you get it flavored. if you get it from trueprotein they will flavor it for you. get extend or buy some cystal light packets. take a scoop put it on the back of your tongue swig with water
     
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    i mixed it in a shake with choc whey, pb, honey and yogurt...and it still doesnt taste good, but its tolerable.
     
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    This is what I got: http://www.smartpowders.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=sp029

    I suppose I'll go get some crystal light packets and just flavor the shit out of it. I'm trying it with OJ in an hour or so... maybe that will help. I never thought of putting the powder directly on my tongue and just washing it down, maybe that will help...
     
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    why even take plain bcaas if you are gonna mix them. all that other stuff is gonna slow the digestion
     
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    I've been told mixing it with a shake is a no no? That the protein already has BCAAs in it and it's a waste. I was trying to take the BCAA with my Beta Alanine pre workout (30 mins prior) and the drinking my shake peri.
     
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    you had better watch how you talk to me on here.
     
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    :rolleyes:
     
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    half xtend and half bulk bcaas
     
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    This seems like the general idea... I suppose I'll go to the store today and get some. I'm very tempted to get a capping kit and just make my own gel caps of it, then I won't have to taste it at all. under 50 bucks for the kit, and that way I can cap my creatine and BCAA for easy dosing... Thoughts?
     
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    thats alot of pills to swallow extend taste pretty good
     
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    Okay, based on you and GT Lifter I'll get some xtend and try it. If it's good then great, otherwise I'll see if I can get caps that hold 5g each so I really only have to take two per serving... I'm taking ~ 10g BCAA per serving, sound about right? 5 servings a day (pre bfast, mid bfast/lunch, mid lunch/dinner, post dinner, pre sleep). That seems to be the recommended dosage from what I've been reading (Christian Thibaudeau's recommendations)
     
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    looks good
     
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    I see someone's been reading Bioscam marketing:mamoru:

    1 more vote for xtend + bulk bcaa's here.
     
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    Well, I read everything I can find... if I find enough reviews on something and it sounds good, I'll try it out. Timber uses green mag which contains a lot of BCAA and he says it's good, so who am I to say it's not? I just can't afford to buy green mag or purple wraath all the time so I wanted to go the bulk route.
     
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    I only use it during workouts and take enough to get 10+g of Luecine which according to Justin Harris that's the important one.

    The green apple xtend and the smart powders bulk BCAA seem to mix very well together.

    Also, I mix it with hot water then stick in my fridge to let it cool off and the foam settle down.
     
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    You heard wrong.
     
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    So I did, I thought it had BCAAs in it... guess I was getting the two confused.
     
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    That's exactly what I will do. Thanks!
     
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    water + crystal light. it will dissolve in 10min.
     
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    Even Xtend, I mix it to let the foam appear then wait a minute or 2 then mix again, then it's all good.
     
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    do you mean gram? isn't mg so miniscule that taking 10 would be next to nothing?

    or am I not thinking correctly.
     
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    prob :rofl:
     
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    When mixing bulk BCAA with xtend, what ratio do you use? 1 gram of xtend to 1 gram of bulk? Because xtend also has Glutamine in it sooo?
     
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    Yes, measured in grams. 1 serving (2 scoops) of xtend is 11grams or so
     
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