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We have talked with 72 athletes who mention and reviews BCAA supplements.


Edir Terry
Edir Terry (male, 32)
How MMA and Weight Lifting Became My Lifestyle
As far as supplements I take BCAA, joint support and pre-workout. I do my best to provide my body with what it needs naturally.
Massimo Arad
Massimo Arad (male, 39)
How I Eat, Train and Recover to Get Good and Long-Lasting Results in Fitness
As I mentioned I love a good coffer pre-workout and in terms of post-workout I usually do some BCAAs and whey if I know I’m not gonna be eating in less than 30’ (otherwise I prefer to stick to a good decent meal with proteins and carbs like chicken with veggies)
Sapphire Ng
Sapphire Ng (female)
How Physical Training and Discipline Affect My Mind, Body and Soul
I’ve only ever took BCAA supplements for a summer when I lived on my own in London. I felt that I wasn’t nourishing my body the best way I could to optimize physical recovery, and I was suffering from constant exhaustion (most probably due to the intense daily training and minimal rest).
Christine Phan Perrella
Christine Phan Perrella (female, 24)
How Working Out Helped Me to Stay Motivated and Cope with Sports Injuries
I start off my days by taking a multivitamin, echinacea, having caffeine and also taking fish oil. Throughout the day, you can find me using a mass gainer, regular whey, a preworkout, casein and occasionally a BCAA.
Mayara Faria
Mayara Faria (female, 28)
How I Stayed Motivated and Fit After Three Major Surgeries
I used BCAA from Farmakacia and TNT energizers to give me a gas during training. When I finish training, I do a calm lap to cool my body and prepare to rest and eat for the next session.
Rebecca Kirkup
Rebecca Kirkup (female, 26)
How I Became Stronger After an Injury and Transitioned to Strength & Conditioning Coach
I know supplements and food tracking are both a big thing in the health and fitness industry, but I very rarely take any protein supplements/pre workouts/BCAAs and I rarely count my cals/macros. I put my focus into water consumption and a just generally eating good food with some kind of protein source, carb source, and fruit or veg in every meal.
Fadil Jun
Fadil Jun (male, 26)
How I Kept Training and Stayed Motivated After I Broke My Hand
The only supplements I use are before and after a workout: bcaa’s + creatine before training and extra carbs + whey + glutamine + bcaa.
Mandy Harbin
Mandy Harbin (female, 33)
This Is How I Fell in Love with Bodybuilding and Plan to Get a Pro Card
I take pre-workout and beta-alanine pre-workout, I take BCAAS during workout.
Annabelle Lemay
Annabelle Lemay (female, 24)
How My Father Inspired Me to Compete in Both Bikini and Figure
I don’t enjoy cooking so if I’m only making my meals for the day, you can bet it’s sweet and simple and to the point. Since day 1 of training, I’ve mostly used Revolution Brand supplements such as their pre workout, protein powder and BCAA.
Gabriella Ripepi
Gabriella Ripepi (female, 29)
How Competitive Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Took Me Around the World and Back Home Again
I use only BCAA, Vitamin B, D, Omega 3, Zinc, Magnesium, Potassium all year long.
Jerome Carlier
Jerome Carlier (male, 25)
How I Dedicated Myself to Fitness and Became a Social Media Influencer
In my gym bag, I have a towel, my gym clothes, a shaker, whey protein isolate, and BCAA. These are for me the most useful supplements for my workout.
Allan Ray Enriquez
Allan Ray Enriquez (male, 37)
How I Went from Running Marathons to Working as a Freelancer Coach and Myofascial Practitioner
I used to take pre-workout with BCAA and then drink twice after workout and before sleep of protein shake. It helped, however, when I was already taking yoga, I shifted to a high fiber, high protein, low carb diet.
Yasmine Rawls
Yasmine Rawls (female, 25)
How I Stay Motivated as a Pro Natural Bikini Competitor
They have amazing protein flavors and their bcaas taste like a treat in a jar and I love the way they treat their supporters and customers!
Uracha Teerawanitsan
Uracha Teerawanitsan (female, 27)
How Crossfit Has Made Me the Fittest Woman in Thailand
Skipping rope Gymnastics grips Whey protein/BCAA/Creatine and shaker White board marker Tape with me all the time! How do you keep going and push harder?
Alyssa Hotrum
Alyssa Hotrum (female, 26)
How Feeling Tired All the Time Made Me Change My Lifestyle and Get into Fitness
I also love drinking my BCAAs during and after my workout which helps with muscle and cell repair. I have found that this has helped me a lot, and this is always a must when I am about to start a workout.
Roo Hamer
Roo Hamer (male, 30)
How I Stay Strong and Explosive Despite Hunger and Broken Bones
I don’t always use supplements daily, just if I know I have a high demand energy day coming up and no time to cook something, I have a shake. Their BCAA drink is great as a squash if you have a sweet tooth and usually buy ribena or coke or something or the sort
Jessica Sanki
Jessica Sanki (female, 38)
I Have Been in CrossFit for 8 Years. This Is How I Train and Compete
I usually don’t take any supplement during training but I sometimes have some BCAAs (NOCCO). Just after training I like to take a Whey Protein (Foodspring).
Kudakwashe Christopher Jinya
Kudakwashe Christopher Jinya (male, 31)
How I Kept Going after an Injury Crashed My Professional Football Career
My protein sources consist of basically fish, chicken and eggs. I rarely eat red meat but I do also supplement my diet with USN Hardcore whey protein and USN Amino Energ-G BCAAs too.
Rachel Rose
Rachel Rose (female, 24)
How a Binge Eating Disorder Got Me into Competitive Fitness and Modelling
I take CLAs, BCAAs (I like bodytech’s), magnesium, green tea capsules, and most importantly, LOTS of water and 8-9 hours of sleep each night.
Barbora Labidi
Barbora Labidi (female, 32)
I'm a Strongwoman Competitor. This is How I Became Strong and Powerful
So I need to take with me some fast carbohydrates like bananas, energy drinks, grape sugar. And i need to drink protein drinks with BCAA after training for faster and better regeneration.
Tertia Dippenaar
Tertia Dippenaar (female, 30)
This is How I Prevent Injuries While Performing Eight Shows a Week
The only supplements I use regularly are BCAAs if I have long days of rehearsals and NPL L-Carnitine before workouts on days when my motivation is low and i swear by coffee..its my vice.
Aaron Charles Mossadeg
Aaron Charles Mossadeg (male, 27)
This is How I Went from Skinny to Muscular and Became an Actor
I’m currently taking MyProtein whey protein and MyProtein BCAA.
Georgie Massey
Georgie Massey (female, 27)
I'm a Full-Time Primary School Teacher. This is How I Combine Teaching and Weight Training
Having worked in both a supplement shop and in gyms, I have seen a lot of dumb stuff haha. I think lifting too heavy and completely losing form is a big one. Putting too greater importance on supplements is another. You will not lose muscle just because you forgot your BCAAs one day haha.
Austin Dotson
Austin Dotson (male, 28)
I'm a Hybrid Athlete and Influencer. This is How I Stay Fit After Football Retirement
Recovery consists of stretching, rest, and a full meal to aid in the muscle building and replenishment process. I usually take some form of BCAA and post workout protein to fuel my muscles. (I’m not sponsored so I won’t name those that I do take).
Nyla Fuller
Nyla Fuller (female, 34)
How I Work as a Canadian Fitness Model, Bikini Competitor and Business Professional
Pre-workout drink: my favorite now is Allmax Amino-Cuts because it has 127mg caffeine, 250mg glutamine, 500mg L-carnitine and 725mg BCAAs per scoop. It gives me energy and focus without feeling “buzzy”. For bulking, I also add creatine and carb powder;
Denise Guidry
Denise Guidry (female, 42)
I'm a Model and Fitness Coach. This is How I Became 4x Overall National Bikini Champion
My supplement schedule is B12 vitamin first every morning. During breakfast I take a Multivitamin along with tumeric and curcumin. I take BCAA before and after workouts. Glutamine after workouts. I also increase my BCAA intake with water during prep.
Chyanne Jacomini
Chyanne Jacomini (female, 34)
How I Became an IFBB Pro Bikini Competitor After Giving Birth
Besides BCAA, I also drink protein powder once or twice a week. I prefer to get my protein from the direct source. I rarely take pre-workout, but when I do, its from steelfit. I take a raw powdered vitamin from Sport Formula as well as greens.
Shammara Abdulkhaaliq
Shammara Abdulkhaaliq (female, 45)
How I Feel in Love with Bodybuilding and Became IFBB Pro
I also drink BPI’s Best BCAAS throughout the day for recovery.
Victoria Brady
Victoria Brady (female, 32)
I'm a Certified Personal Trainer. This is How I Went from 275 to 155 Pounds
However, when I am building muscle, I will increase my intake of healthy fats and/or carbs. Additionally, the supplements I take consist of B12, BCAAs, and collagen protein powder. These not only aid in giving me energy & muscle recovery post-workout but the collagen powder has helped to minimize the amount of loose skin I have after losing such a substantial amount of weight.
Lauren Gleisberg
Lauren Gleisberg (female, 29)
I Love Fitness. This is How I Inspire, Empower and Support Women
As far as supplements, I am pretty basic and believe less is more. My staples are protein powder, Vital Proteins collagen, pre-workouts and an occasional BCAA.
Nancy Di Nino
Nancy Di Nino (female, 47)
How I Train and Inspire Women to Reach their Health and Fitness Goals
Then comes my big three-liter jug filled with water and my Branch Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs) that I drink throughout training.
Terry Tomlin
Terry Tomlin (male, 29)
How I Keep Moving Towards My Fitness Goals After a Total Car Crash
I prepare me for training by pre-workout supplementation and pre-workout meal. And I take BCAAs after training for recovery.
Rashid Zirak
Rashid Zirak (male, 38)
I'm a Strength and Conditioning Coach. This is How I Eat, Train and Play
Supplements: Fast&Up BCAA, Fast&Up Energy Gel and Fast&Up Reload
Alex Serrano
Alex Serrano (male, 24)
I'm an NPC Bodybuilder. This is How I Plan to Become IFBB Pro
For supplements, I keep it pretty simple, with BCAAs, health vitamins, fish oil, protein, and of course pre workout mix.
Allison Vaeth
Allison Vaeth (female, 28)
I'm an IFBB Bikini Pro. How I Train People to Become Successful in the Bodybuilding World
I bring with me my backpack that has my belt, waist trainer, many bands, my neck roll, BCAA, gum! Headphones, and my workout log book with a pen.
Martine Warmann
Martine Warmann (female, 36)
I’m a UKBFF Bikini Athlete. This is How I Help Moms to Lose Weight
I’m not big on supplements/vitamins – I take the odd natural, mostly vegan ones periodically. I tend to stick with too brands My Protein as they have a comprehensive Vegan Range and I’m also a My Protein Ambassador and The Vegan Supplement Store, and the two supplements I’d normally go for are a Vegan Protein and Vegan BCAA. I switch between both brands for variety.
Gustavo White
Gustavo White (male, 59)
I'm 59. This Is How Fitness Became a Way of Life
Muscle Pharm BCAA 3.1.2
Joe Seeman
Joe Seeman (male, 28)
How I Made the Leap From Amateur to IFBB Pro Bodybuilder
During training, I drink AMRAP Nutrition BCAA (two scoops) and 10 grams of ALLMAX Glutamine.
Tamoor Arif
Tamoor Arif (male, 36)
How I Stay Consistent to Reach My Bodybuilding Goals
For the supplements, I always use multivitamins, omegas, joint support supplements. I like bcaa, protein shakes, weight gainers or pre-workouts change according to the goal requirement for the rest or for the off season and pre-contest.
Deniz Saypinar
Deniz Saypinar (female, 25)
How I Trained to Become the First Turkish Woman with IFBB Pro Status
The supplements I take are Omega 3, BCAA, Whey Isolate, Anti-OX, MCT Oil, Detoxed Pro, Ashwagandha, Multi-Vitamins, Prolactine blocker, Zinc Magnesium, Ginseng, Thermospeed and L Carnitine.
Elisa Pecini
Elisa Pecini (female, 22)
How Recovered from Anorexia and Bulimia and Became Miss Bikini Olympia
Always before training, I take pre-training C4 BETA PUMP, L-Carnitna, L-Glutamine and Adrenalin. During training, I use BCAA powder and after training L-Glutamine, Whey Protein Isolate (sometimes with a banana) and Vitamin C are all NewMillen supplements.
Yaxeni Oriquen
Yaxeni Oriquen (female, 53)
How I Have Trained for 30 Years and Won Both Ms Olympia and the Arnold Classic
I just focus on getting my macros through six daily meals. I use branched chain amino acids (BCAA) – no particular brand before and after workout.
Sam Shampanier
Sam Shampanier (male, 66)
How I Decided to Get Fit at 48 - and Keep Going Strong at 66
I also add, but quite rarely, some new exercises, never abandoning the old ones though it lengthens the total time of the session. (But then you always have your blender with BCAA and L-Carnitine mixed).
Tabraiz Gondal
Tabraiz Gondal (male, 36)
How Bodybuilding Gave Me Purpose and Taught Me to Work for My Dreams
If I feel low on energy I have coke zero or BCAA after that I feel good. When I am on a diet each and everything is measured. Even the veggies. I don’t normally have coffee. But when I am at work and need energy only then black
Julie Germaine
Julie Germaine (female)
How Being a Mother Doesn't Stop Me from Training Hard and Staying Super Fit
I change up my supplements when I increase my training with a big goal in mind to take glutamine, fish oils, collagen, BCAAs and more.
Shelby Guillaume
Shelby Guillaume (female, 28)
I'm a CPA IFBB Athlete. This is How I Found My Identity Through Bodybuilding
My bag has pre, bcaas, bands, versa grips, lifting belt, the shoes of the day, a shaker, an extra hoodie, a gocase for my phone. Cardio is always stairs. Used to swim a lot as well and plan on getting back into it.
Ghia Walker
Ghia Walker (female, 36)
How My Bodybuilding Journey Lead to Creating a Protein Treats Company
As for supplements, I use to take pre-workouts, Active Alliance BCAAs, creatine and Now Foods L-glutamine, but have actually stopped them completely for now (I’m sure I’ll pick up them up again at some point).
Michael Anderson
Michael Anderson (male, 53)
I’m a 3x World Champion. This is How I Train to Win 3 More World Championship in The Next 5 Years
I am not a guy who believe much in supplements but I do take a few such as L-glutamine, BCAA, and CLA Core from Muscle Pharm, Joint Support from Performance Sport, and Vitamins & Protein powder from Flinndal. And usually, right after training I have my meal ready to eat, not so much into protein shakes.
Brittany Noelle
Brittany Noelle (female, 30)
I'm a Luxury Personal Trainer. This Is How I Train, Eat and Compete
As far as supplements go, I have a protein shake everyday. Brands I like are Gainful and Try About Time. I use BCAAs from Nutrology (Code BNFITNESS for 20% off).
Adam Neth
Adam Neth (male, 26)
How My Training Has Changed and Improved since I Started at Age 12
1st Phorm greens powder 1st Phorm multi-vitamin active form of b-vitamins vitamin D3 Solaray magnesium glycinate Rhythm magnesium blend True Nutrition creatine monohydrate True Nutrition taurine True Nutrition beta alanine True Nutrition glutamine True Nutrition BCAAs Bulk Supplements EAAs I’ve never used this many supplements consistently, but the payout has been tremendous since optimizing this routine and focusing on de-stressing my body and mind as much as possible, too.
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