BCAA Hydro Fuel: What are BCAA’s?

Branched-chain amino acids or BCAAs are three of the nine essential amino acids. They are ‘essential’ because they must be consumed through one’s diet as your body does not produce them, while the remaining eleven amino acids can be synthesised within the body. Leucine, isoleucine and valine are the three BCAAs and can be consumed from a variety of protein … Continue reading

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Example diet for back row player

Example diet for back row player seeking to maximise lean mass, decrease fat mass and perform at peak ability on match day

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Leucine

Leucine is one of the 8 essential amino acids which means they cannot be manufactured by the body so therefore must be ingested. Due to its molecular structure, Leucine is classified as a “branched chain amino acid” along with valine and iso-leucine. Unlike other amino acids, the branched chain amino acids are metabolized in the muscle and not the liver. … Continue reading

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Tea and Chocolate for Athletes

GREEN TEA Many of us like a cuppa through the day. Apart from knowing that you should try to limit your sugar consumption, and, arguably, use skimmed-milk in your tea, many of us give no more thought as to whether the tea we drink has any consequences for our health. Read on my friends and be enlightened …… Green Tea … Continue reading

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