Category Archives: Leucine

Foods with Leucine – The Best of Them

Leucine is an essential branch chain amino acid (BCAA). It is very important if you are looking to build muscle due to its capability to increase protein synthesis. To read more about leucine’s importance visit this post on leucine:  If you want to save some money and increase your leucine intake without buying supplements then… Read More »

Increase Protein Synthesis Naturally – Presenting Leucine

The key to building muscle is to get your body to synthesize more protein than it breaks down. During intense workouts protein synthesis drops dramatically as cells try to preserve energy and keep damaged proteins from building up, followed by increased protein synthesis after working out (up to about 48hrs). However, the level of protein synthesis is not at full capacity… Read More »