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Muscle Building’s Three Kings

This revelation caused bodybuilders to start popping BCAA’s like tic-tacs® (me included), especially pre-contest because they knew that in the face of energy restriction your body doesn’t just burn bodyfat, it looks to make glucose by any means possible, and taking carbon from muscle protein is a prime target. … This is not to say that the amount of proteins, carbs and fats you eat each day don’t matter, but what it does mean is your body’s energy needs are based on system that is set up to insure your brain never runs out of its preferred energy source, which is glucose.