Amino Acids play an essential role in training and sports. Commonly described as the building blocks of protein, these supplements help prevent the breakdown of muscle, alongside providing essential proteins to help muscle repair and growth.
Amino Acids are made up of essential and non-essential with essential being those that the body cannot create itself and what we must, therefore, obtain through food and supplements.
There are different kinds of Amino Acids, these being BCAAs (Branched Chain Amino Acids) and EAAs (Essential Amino Acids). BCAAs are the amino acids that support both protein synthesis, which aids in the reduction of muscle soreness and growth. There's also L-Glutamine, an EAA that offers excellent support to the bodies immune system, digestive system and reduces muscle breakdown.