Leucine and L-Leucine

“Leucine is a Branched Chain Amino Acid (BCAA). Sometimes you may hear it called the “primary” amino acid because it greatly impacts muscle growth. Leucine also happens to activate mTOR which in turn can increase muscle protein synthesis. In many studies which are done, Leucine is added to an individuals diet post-meal. This then shows […]

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What is bodybuilding

So what is bodybuilding? The word “bodybuilding” in essence is quite simple yet can carry a very vast library of meanings and context. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary bodybuilding is “the developing of the body through exercise and diet; specifically :the developing of the physique for competitive exhibition”. It’s interesting to note that the word […]

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Essentials of Melatonin

In the world of vitamins and supplements there are many things that have a small effect on the human body, but effects none the less that are beneficial in the overall scheme of things. Melatonin is a hormone produced naturally in the brain that triggers the regular sleep cycle and tells the body when it […]

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