"BCAA Supplementation for Enhancing Muscular Strength and Hypertrophy" with Professor Kevin Tipton

Episode 158 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition's "We Do Science" podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "BCAA Supplementation for Enhancing Muscular Strength and Hypertrophy" with Professor Kevin Tipton (The Institute of Performance Nutrition, UK). Discussion Topics Include: Overview of Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAA) as a popular supplement in sport and exercise nutrition BCAA s integral importance for skeletal muscle protein metabolism Physiological roles and characteristics of BCAAs, EAAs, and Leucine in enhancing muscular strength and hypertrophy The data and evidence on BCAAs: the early rodent data vs human studies The many important factors that may influence findings on this topic From science to practice: summaries and conclusions Podcast Episode Transcript: Download PDF Copy Key Paper(s) Discussed / Referred to: Isolated Leucine and Branched-Chain Amino Acid Supplementation for Enhancing Muscular Strength and Hypertrophy: A Narrative Review Branched-Chain Amino Acid Ingestion Stimulates Muscle Myofibrillar Protein Synthesis following Resistance Exercise in Humans Related Podcast Episodes: #153 - "Muscle Protein Synthesis and Response to Exercise a Nutrition" with Professor Kevin Tipton #150 - "Muscle Protein Breakdown in Response to Nutrition and Exercise" with Professor Kevin Tipton #103 - 'Hypertrophy a Individual Differences in Response to Training' with Brandon Roberts PhD #101 - 'SaC Science, Muscle Plasticity, and Practice Epistemology' with Andy Galpin PhD #42 - 'Mechanisms of Muscle Hypertrophy' with Brad Schoenfeld PhD Check out our other podcasts, publications, events, and professional education programs for current and aspiring sports nutritionists at www.TheIOPN.com and follow our social media outputs via @TheIOPN

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