BCAA Powder by Optimum Nutrition
Optimum Nutrition - BCAA Powder Unflavored 60 Servings 5000 mg. - 345 Grams (12.15 oz)
L-Leucine, L-Isoleucine, and L-Valine are commonly grouped together and referred to as Branched Chain Amino Acids, or BCAAs, because of their unique branched chemical structure. BCAAs are essential, meaning that they must be consumed through the diet, since the human body cannot make them from other compounds. BCAAs have long been used by strength-training and endurance athletes alike to activate protein synthesis and reduce muscle breakdown caused by intense training. Our Instantized BCAA 5000 Powder is made using a proprietary process that mixes easily and keeps the BCAAs suspended longer so they do not readily settle to the bottom of the glass. Because if you can’t drink your BCAAs, they can’t help your performance.
Beyond The Basics
- 1st Ever Instantized Formula
- Mixes Easily with a Spoon
- Leucine, Isoleucine, & Valine in 2:1:1 Ratio
- Unflavored Versatility
- Highly Concentrated
- Supports Muscle Building & Recovery Efforts
About Optimum Nutrition
Optimum Nutrition, Inc. (ON) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Glanbia, a leading international cheese and nutritional ingredients group. ON owns and operates two brands of nutritional supplements (Optimum Nutrition and American Body Building) providing a comprehensive line of products across multiple categories. With state-of-the-art production facilities occupying over 500,000 square feet of operating space, ON is the only sports nutrition company to manufacture items in every product category. Whether it's nutritional bars, protein powders, ready-to-drink sports beverages, or vitamins, essential minerals, and herbs, Optimum Nutrition is able to control the integrity of all products through in-house manufacturing. Supported by Costello's Health Distributors (Optimum Nutrition's sister distribution company) and ABB's nationwide direct service distribution network, customers are ensured prompt delivery and unmatched customer support.
Collectively, Optimum Nutrition, American Body Building, and Costello's Health Distributors, are the dominant force in the sports nutrition industry with the highest quality products available in health food stores, specialty stores, gyms and progressive retailers everywhere. History Optimum Nutrition was founded in 1986 by brothers Tony and Michael Costello. Originally known as Costello's Health Distributors, the entrepreneurial brothers soon recognized an opportunity in the need for significantly improved quality and innovative vision in the sports nutrition industry. The Optimum Nutrition brand was launched to satisfy both demands, and after 22 years of success reflected in great part by the ongoing best-selling status of ON Gold Standard 100% Whey, the Costello's entered into agreement to sell the company to the international cheese and nutritional ingredients group Glanbia.
Optimum Nutrition Mission Statement
Optimum Nutrition strives to produce distinctive, affordable, premium-quality products while making every effort to anticipate ever-changing customer needs and meet the demands of a dynamic market with innovative products, effective support materials, and unsurpassed service.
As an advocate of healthy lifestyles, ON believes that every consumer should be able to purchase premium products; so they eliminate the middlemen and control the integrity of their brand throughout the entire production and distribution processes, making sure each product is not just top quality, but also among the most competitively priced in the industry.
Optimum Nutrition's commitment to quality is evident throughout the entire product development process. Before a single machine is turned on they carefully select vendors who supply premium raw materials. All vendors must provide a Certificate of Analysis for each raw material as a continued measure of quality. These certificates are then verified through random in-house and independent laboratory testing. Highly sophisticated equipment confirms the purity and potency of every ingredient on their labels. To further diminish any chance of physical, chemical, and microbiological contaminants, they have established and implemented their own Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) program. Quality assurance professionals make routine checks on all storage, blending, and production areas and conduct final inspections daily. Together, these procedures allow Optimum Nutrition to constantly deliver first-rate sports nutrition supplements under the strictest quality control standards known as current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs).
From the beginning, Optimum Nutrition's customers have been their number one priority. While strict quality control, lab testing, and manufacturing under tightly controlled conditions are all very important, they are all done for one reason – to bring you high quality, affordable supplements. They pride themselves on customer loyalty and are pleased to report that nearly all of their first-time customers become devoted patrons. You can be confident that from the moment a product is conceived to the moment it leaves their facility they put only the best into Optimum Nutrition so you only put the best into your body.
Consume Instantized BCAA 5000 Powder between meals, 30-45 minutes before workout, and/or immediately after workouts.
SPOON STIRRED: Add 1 heaping teaspoon of Instantized BCAA 5000 Powder to a glass filled with 8-10 oz of water or your favorite beverage. Then mix it up with a spoon. Stir for about 15-20 seconds.
SHAKER: Just add 1 heaping teaspoon of Instantized BCAA 5000 Powder to your shaker cup filled with 8-10 oz of your favorite beverage. Cover and shake for about 10 seconds to ensure a good mix. Don't have a shaker cup? Order one at optimumnutrition.com or check your local health food store or gym.
TIP: Try adding Instantized BCAA 5000 Powder to your favorite protein powder, meal replacement product, or weight-gainer shake.
Keep out of reach of children. Check with a qualified healthcare professional before taking this product if you are pregnant, nursing a baby, under 18 years of age, or if you have any known or suspected medical condition(s) and/or are taking any prescription or OTC medication(s).
|Optimum Nutrition - BCAA Powder Unflavored 60 Servings 5000 mg. - 345 Grams|
|Serving Size: 1 Heaping Teaspoon (5.75g)|
|Servings Per Container: 60|
|Amount Per Serving
||% Daily Value|
|† Daily Value not established.|
* Adds a trivial amount of carbohydrates per serving.
Other Ingredients: Inulin*, Lecithin
Allergen Information: Contains soy (lecithin) ingredients.
About Optimum Nutrition
Optimum Nutrition, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of nutritional supplements, owning and operating three brands (Optimum Nutrition, American Body Building, and Science Foods) with a comprehensive line of products across multiple categories. With 4 state-of-the-art production facilities occupying over 500,000 square feet of operating space, Optimum Nutrition is the only sports nutrition company in the industry to manufacture items in every product category. Whether it’s nutritional bars or bites, protein powders, ready-to-drink sports beverages, or vitamins, essential minerals, and herbs, Optimum Nutrition is able to control the integrity of all of its products through in-house manufacturing. Supported by Costello’s Health Distributors (Optimum Nutrition’s sister distribution
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This brand of BCAA is very high quality and nothing extra added that you may or may not need. And above all with free shipping it makes this a very good deal.
Everything went great, on time delivery and the right product I expected
Over all a great value for the price but you have to mix it with something else cause it taste bitter by it self.
I was reticent to try an unflavored BCAA powder as they are known to be bitter, but I had even more qualms about ingesting artificial sweeteners. I mixed two heaping teaspoons into 20 ounces of ice cold water with a scoop of Ultima Replenish Red Raspberry (another awesome product) for my electrolytes--its presence is undetectable!
I order this for a friend who is into racing mountain and road bikes.