MuscleMeds Amino Decanate (12.7 oz)

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DecaDrive Technology for Enhanced Absorption. Full Spectrum Muscle Building Amino Acid Complex. Micronized. 5g Anabolic 10:1:1 BCAA Ratio. 5g Pharmaceutical Quality Glutamine. 500mg Critical Core Amino Acid Matrix. Amino Decanate’s scientifically advanced amino acid complex with DecaDrive deliver has set a new standard in amino acid supplementation. New research reveals that in addition to Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs) and glutamine, other critical amino acids are needed to ensure maximum muscle growth, recovery and performance. During exercise, your body has a greater demand for aminos to fuel performance. During exercise, your body has a greater demand of aminos to fuel energy production. Any deficiency in certain amino acids will compromise muscle growth and performance. This deficiency is known as the “Rate Limiting Amino Acid Factor.” Amino Decanate is a highly anabolic formula contains a potent and precisely formulated 10.5 gram mega-dose of 19 critically important amino acids designed to maximize anabolic muscle building and prevent catabolic muscle wasting, while feeding both the Citric Acid Cycle and Alanine Glucose Cycle for enhanced energy and muscle endurance. Each serving of Amino Decanate provides 5 grams of BCAAs in a highly anabolic Leucine loaded 10:1:1, yielding 10 times the amount of Leucine to Isoleucine and valine. The latest research shows that Leucine is the key anabolic activator of protein synthesis for peak muscle building. Amino Decanate also contains a full 5 gram dose of pure premium grade L-Glutamine for a more favorable anabolic/anti-catabolic environment to further support muscle growth and speed recovery. To overcome Rate Limiting Amino Acid deficiencies, each serving also provides 500 mg of Critical Core Amino Acids (CCAAs) to fuel the Citric Acid Cycle and Alanine Glucose Cycle, while feeding muscle tissue. DecaDrive Shifts You Into Anabolic Overdrive! Amino Decanate provides all of these highly anabolic micronized amino acids via the scientifically advanced DecaDrive Technology for faster and better utilization and absorption of these critical muscle building aminos. DecaDrive Technology utilizes pharmaceutical delivery methods using the compounds PEG and Decanoate to increase amino acid uptake in the intestines. This powerful infusion of Amino Decanate delivers maximum anabolic muscle building, anti-catabolic muscle protection, increased energy production and improved recovery. Amino Decanate is the new bodybuilding standard in amino acid supplementation.

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Amino Acids Overview

Amino Acids Overview
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This supplement has been used in connection with the following health conditions:

Athletic Performance
Dose: Refer to label instructions
Aspartic acid is an amino acid that participates in many biochemical reactions relating to energy and protein. Research suggests that it may help reduce fatigue during exercise. (more)
Schizophrenia
Dose: Refer to label instructions
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Athletic Performance
Dose: Refer to label instructions Aspartic acid is a non-essential amino acid that participates in many biochemical reactions relating to energy and protein. Preliminary, though conflicting, animal and human research suggested a role for aspartic acid (in the form of potassium and magnesium aspartate) in reducing fatigue during exercise.1 However, most studies have found aspartic acid useless in improving either athletic performance or the body’s response to exercise.2, 3, 4, 5, 6
References

1. Bucci LR. Nutrients as ergogenic aids for sports and exercise. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 1993, 45-7 [review].

2. Wesson M, McNaughton L, Davies P, et al. Effects of oral administration of aspartic acid salts on the endurance capacity of trained subjects. Res Quart Exer Sport 1988;59:234-6.

3. Maughan RJ, Sadler DJ. The effects of oral administration of salts of aspartic acid on the metabolic response to prolonged exhausting exercise in man. Int J Sports Med 1983;4:119-23.

4. Hagan RD, Upton SJ, Duncan JJ, et al. Absence of effect of potassium-magnesium aspartate on physiologic responses to prolonged work in aerobically trained men. Int J Sports Med 1982;3:177-81.

5. Tuttle JL, Potteiger JA, Evans BW, et al. Effect of acute potassium-magnesium aspartate supplementation on ammonia concentrations during and after resistance training. Int J Sport Nutr 1995;5:102-9.

6. De Haan A, van Doorn JE, Westra HG. Effects of potassium + magnesium aspartate on muscle metabolism and force development during short intensive static exercise. Int J Sports Med 1985;6:44-9.

Schizophrenia
Dose: Refer to label instructions L-Theanine is an amino acid present almost exclusively in the tea plant. It has been found to have mood-enhancing and relaxing properties. In a double-blind trial that included patients with schizophrenia or a related condition (schizoaffective disorder) who were taking antipsychotic medications, the addition of 400 mg per day of L-theanine for 8 weeks significantly improved anxiety and various other psychiatric symptoms, compared with a placebo. L-Theanine was safe and well tolerated.1
References

1. Ritsner MS, Miodownik C, Ratner Y, et al. L-Theanine relieves positive, activation, and anxiety symptoms in patients with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder: an 8-week, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, 2-center study. J Clin Psychiatry 2011;72:34-42.

Amino acids are the building blocks of protein. Twenty amino acids are needed to build the various proteins used in the growth, repair, and maintenance of body tissues. Eleven of these amino acids can be made by the body itself, while the other nine (called essential amino acids) must come from the diet. The essential amino acids are isoleucine, leucine, lysine, methionine, phenylalanine, threonine, tryptophan, and valine. Another amino acid, histidine, is considered semi-essential because the body does not always require dietary sources of it. The nonessential amino acids are arginine, alanine, asparagine, aspartic acid, cysteine, glutamine, glutamic acid, glycine, proline, serine, and tyrosine. Other amino acids, such as carnitine and taurine, are used by the body in ways other than protein-building and are often used therapeutically. L-Theanine is an amino acid found in tea that is said to help relieve stress. Beta-alanine has been used to prevent fatigue during exercise.

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Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Scoop
Servings Per Container: 30
Amount Per Serving %DV
L-Glutamine 5 g **
Anabolic 10:1:1 BCAA Ratio
L-Leucine, L-Valine, L-Isoleucine
5 g **
Critical Core Amino Acids
L-Alanine, L-Arginine, L-Histidine, L-Proline, L-Methionine, L-Threonine, L-Phenylalanine, L-Tyrosine, L-Asparagine, L-Aspartate, L-Cysteine, Glycine, L-Serine, L-Tryptophan and L-Lysine
500 mg **
**Daily Value (DV) not established.

Ingredients: Citric acid, natural flavor, Acesulfame potassium, Sucralose, yellow No.5, decanoic acid, PEG 8000, PEG 3350, and Blue 1.


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