AMINO BLAST is an evidence-based intraworkout supplement made for active individuals, ranging from elite athletes, bodybuilders, distance runners, weekend warriors, and even casual gym-goers. The ingredients in AMINO BLAST are scientifically demonstrated to:
AMINO BLAST contains none of the unnecessary added sugars you find in most “sports” supplements and beverages these days. Most importantly, we’re confident it’s the best tasting intraworkout supplement you will ever try, and it comes in a variety of refreshing fruit flavors!
AMINO BLAST is an elite intraworkout supplement that is scientifically formulated for active people and those who want to get the most out of their healthy lifestyle and efforts in the gym (or wherever your life takes you).
Unlike most intraworkout supplements that contain nothing more than a small dose of branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs), AMINO BLAST provides a whopping 7000 mg of BCAAs per serving, along with synergistic workout-enhancing ingredients, including L-citrulline, L-glutamine, taurine, beta-alanine, and electrolytes. It is also manufactured in a cGMP facility, meaning you’re getting the purest, most effective intraworkout supplement available. And of course, it has a taste that will leave you wanting an extra scoop each time you drink it!
● 8:1:1 Branched-Chain Amino Acids: 7000 mg per serving
Branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) are a group of three essential amino acids - leucine, isoleucine, and valine - which research shows are especially crucial for igniting muscle protein synthesis (MPS). These particular amino acids must be obtained through diet since your body doesn’t synthesize them endogenously (on its own).
By supplementing with BCAAs, you give your body the necessary substrates to enhance muscle building, inhibit muscle tissue catabolism (breakdown), decrease fatigue, and even increase fat loss.
The muscle protein synthesis pathway is initiated by a complex of proteins called mTOR protein complexes. It has now been well-demonstrated that L-leucine activates key enzymes in the mTOR pathway. However, supplementing with only L-leucine does not sufficiently increase muscle protein synthesis (it is more efficient when taken with the other two BCAAs). This is why AMINO BLAST contains all three BCAAs.
Moreover, L- isoleucine has been shown to enhance non-insulin dependent glucose uptake in skeletal muscle tissue, which is an anti-catabolic and anabolic property that enhances lean body mass preservation when calorie intake is restricted.
● L-Glutamine: 2500 mg per serving
Glutamine is a conditionally essential amino acid and is the most abundant amino acid in muscle tissue and blood plasma. Glutamine plays an important role in the support of protein and glycogen synthesis. It is also shown that glutamine plays a crucial role in gut health and immune function, especially in active individuals.
Intense exercise and endurance training can rapidly deplete glutamine levels for up to six hours after the fact, making it imperative to supplement with glutamine levels before, during, and/or after training to promote recovery and avoid overtraining.
● Beta-Alanine: 1000 mg per serving
Beta-alanine is an isomer of the amino acid alpha-alanine (proteinogenic alanine). The beta-alanine present in humans mainly comes from the dipeptide known as carnosine, which is present primarily in skeletal muscle tissue. Carnosine is made up of beta-alanine and histidine, and it's synthesis is limited by the amount of beta-alanine in the body. By supplementing with beta-alanine, you effectively increase the amount of carnosine available in muscle tissue.
A recent 8-week research study on collegiate athletes found that those who supplemented with beta-alanine daily gained muscle mass while losing body fat; athletes who took a placebo ended up losing lean body mass.
● L-Citrulline Malate: 1000 mg per serving
L-Citrulline is an amino acid that’s abundant in the skin of watermelon; the human body creates L-citrulline as part of the urea cycle, and is a major biomarker of gut function in clinical applications.
Research shows that citrulline works to enhance nitric oxide-dependent cell signaling, primarily by elevating plasma arginine levels and the synthesis of related metabolites, such as agmatine and ornithine.
Other benefits of L-citrulline include:
● Enhances the absorption of BCAAs
● Supports natural detoxification with the body
● Increases human growth hormone (HGH) secretion
● Taurine: 1000 mg per serving
Taurine is a non-proteinogenic amino acid that has long been used as a cognitive performance enhancer, and studies seem to suggest that it can drastically increases maximal workload capacity and decreases exercise-induced oxidative stress. Every rep and every pound on the bar counts, which is exactly why L-taurine made it into the AMINO BLAST formula!
● Electrolyte Blend: 800 mg per serving
Electrolytes (sodium, potassium, magnesium and calcium) are essential minerals that carry electrical charges in your body, enabling various cellular reactions to take place. A major role of electrolytes is to control fluid balance in your body. As such, supplementing with electrolytes is one of the best ways for active individuals to stay hydrated and sustain total body water.
When you sweat, whether from heat or exercising (or both), your body starts to lose electrolytes and water, causing you to feel dehydrated. As a result, your performance can rapidly decline and you may even experience muscle cramps.  Thus, AMINO BLAST contains 800 mg per serving of essential electrolytes that keep you hydrated and performing at your peak.
Take one to two servings of AMINO BLAST before, during, and/or after exercise for maximal benefit. We recommend using it as an intraworkout supplement at the very least. AMINO BLAST is also stimulant-free and can be combined with pre-workout supplements, like BLACK JACK. Some people prefer to sip on AMINO BLAST throughout the day to keep muscle protein synthesis elevated, which encourages muscle building and lean body mass preservation.
● Q: Couldn’t I just take a protein supplement instead of BCAAs?
A: BCAAs (and other free-form amino acids) are much quicker to be utilized since they are unbound substrates, whereas protein needs to be digested to a degree before plasma amino acid levels will rise. As such, AMINO BLAST is the better choice intraworkout when you don’t want your body to be digesting a bunch of protein. We recommend using AMINO BLAST in conjunction with a high-protein diet for max benefits.
● Q: Will AMINO BLAST benefit me if I’m an endurance athlete?
A: Absolutely. BCAAs are well-known to enhance stamina and reduce muscle tissue catabolism, two things that are great for endurance athletes. Plus, the electrolyte blend will keep you hydrated and help you avoid cramping.
● Q: How long will it take to notice the effects of AMINO BLAST?
A: The ingredients in AMINO BLAST are rapidly absorbed and quickly utilized by your body, making them effective from the very first time you use it.
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|Amount per Serving|
|BCAA 8:1:1||7000 mg|
|Citrulline Malate||1000 mg|
|Electrolyte Blend||800 mg|
|Beta Alanine||1000 mg|