BCAAs stands for “Branched Chain Amino Acids.” Amino acids are the building blocks of protein. In total, there are nine essential amino acids, but leucine, isoleucine, and valine are the three that are key to helping you maintain muscle. You can buy these in powder form as a dietary supplement.
December can be a very challenging month when trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Many people adopt the ‘Oh well it’s Christmas’ mentality and with all the Christmas meals out and additional drinking, it’s hard not to pile on the pounds.