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ALR Pro Strongman Nick Best 500lb Deadlift for 22 Reps!

ALR Pro Strongman Nick Best 500lb Deadlift for 22 Reps!

Nov 06 2015 Tags: Articles, BCAA, big mofo, CHAIN'D OUT, HUMAPRO, News, SCIENCE

Nick Best is one of the Pro Strongmen in the ALR arsenal of premier level athletes who utilize Humapro and Chin'd Out as part of their daily regimen. Here Nick knocks down a crazy 22 reps with 500lbs! BeLegendary with ALR. 

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Exercise-induced muscle damage is reduced in resistance-trained males by branched chain amino acids: a randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled study

Exercise-induced muscle damage is reduced in resistance-trained males by branched chain amino acids: a randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled study

Sep 07 2015 Tags: BCAA, CHAIN'D OUT, HUMAPRO, SCIENCE

It is well documented that exercise-induced muscle damage (EIMD) decreases muscle function and causes soreness and discomfort. Branched-chain amino acid (BCAA) supplementation has been shown to increase protein synthesis and decrease muscle protein breakdown, however, the effects of BCAAs on recovery from damaging resistance training are unclear.

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Humapro® vs Whey Protein: Affects Upon Human Body Composition

Humapro® vs Whey Protein: Affects Upon Human Body Composition

Sep 06 2015 Tags: humapro, protein, science

There is very little specific validated information available in relation to the human metabolic pathways of both amino acids and whole proteins in regard to NNU, gluconeogenesis, catabolism and effects upon body composition. The pathway of substrate metabolism often affects hormonal levels and responses in a cascade or matrix manner rather than a simple linear action/reaction scenario that is often assumed supplemental and pharmaceutical preparations.

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A Review of Issues of Dietary Protein Intake in Humans

A Review of Issues of Dietary Protein Intake in Humans

Sep 06 2015 Tags: science

Considerable debate has taken place over the safety and validity of increased protein intakes for both weight control and muscle synthesis. The advice to consume diets high in protein by some health professionals, media and popular diet books is given despite a lack of scientific data on the safety of increasing protein consumption. The key issues are the rate at which the gastrointestinal tract can absorb amino acids from dietary proteins (1.3 to 10 g/h) and the liver’s capacity to deaminate proteins and produce urea for excretion of excess nitrogen.

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