Cytosport - Monster Amino Ultra Concentrated Blue Raspberry - 13.2 oz. (375g)
Monster Amino is an ultra-concentrated BCAA formula that delivers an 8:1:1 Ratio of Leucine to Isoleucine to Valine. Recent university of research shows that Leucine enriched beverage consumed with exercise synergistically activates and prolongs activity of the mTOR signaling pathway, which increases muscle anabolic potential (muscle growth)¹²³. The mTOR pathway is the "trigger" that signals the very genesis of muscle protein synthesis.
Monster Amino's Features
- Full label transparency no proprietary blends
- Anabolic 8:1:1 BCAA Ratio to help promote mTOR pathway activation
- Complete Amino Acid profile. Contains both Essential and Non-Essential Amino Acids
- PepForm Leucine Peptides for enhanced Leucine bioavailability to trigger muscle protein synthesis
- Sugar Free
- No artificial FD&C dyes
Monster Amino is able to achieve the anbolic 8:1:1 BCAA ratio by combining PepForm Leucine Peptides and free-form L-Leucine, L-Isoleucine, and L-Valine for maximum muscle-building performance.
A native of Miami, Johnson starred at the University of Miami where he led the Hurricanes to the 2002 National Championship. He finished his three-year career at The U ranking as one of the all-time leaders in receptions, receiving yards and touchdowns.
Since being drafted third overall in the 2003 NFL Draft by the Houston Texans, Johnson as emerged as the premier wide receiver in the NFL. The Texans star is a five-time Pro Bowl selection, four-time All-Pro, four-time Houston Texans MVP and was one of only two players to ever lead the NFL in receiving years in two consecutive seasons (2008, 2009.)
Recent Career Highlights:
- Five-time Pro Bowl selection (2010, 2009, 2008, 2006, 2004)
- Four-time All Pro (2010, 2009, 2008, 2006)
- Four-time Houston Texans MVP (2010, 2009, 2008, 2006)
- NFL receiving yards leader (2009, 2008)
Clay Matthews has emerged as one the NFL's best defensive players since being drafted in the first round of the 2009 draft out of USC. Matthews evolved into an All-American during his senior season at USC after initially entering program as unheralded freshman walk-on.
Matthews set a Packers rookie record with 10 sacks in 2009 on his way to earning Pro Bowl honors and has been named to the Pro Bowl squad all three seasons he has played in the league. Matthews has become a true difference maker in NFL and capped the 2010-2011 season by leading Green Bay to a Super Bowl championship.
Recent Career Highlights:
- 2011, 2010, 2009 Pro Bowl Selection
- 2010-2011 Super Bowl Champion
- 2010 All-Pro Selection
- 2010 NFC Defensive Player of the Week (Weeks 2 and 9)
- 2010 NFC Defensive Player of the Month (September)
- 2010 Butkus Award
- 2010 Sporting News Defensive Player of the Year
- 2009 NFC Defensive Player of the Week (Week 13)
Shane Victorino is an All-Star outfielder for the Philadelphia Phillies and was drafted out of high school in his home state of Hawaii in the sixth round of the 1999 amateur draft by the Los Angeles Dodgers. Known for his speed, "The Pineapple Express" is a three-time Gold Glove Award winner (2008-2010) and a two-time All-Star (2009, 2011.) He is the first Hawaiian-born positional player to be named to an All-Star team.
The centerfielder helped the Phillies win the 2008 World Series and notched his first major league grand slam in the 2008 NLDS Game 2 against the Milwaukee Brewers (the first ever post-season grand slam for anyone in a Phillies uniform.)
Recent Career Highlights:
- 2011, 2009 MLB National League All-Star
- 2010, 2009, 2008 Rawlings Gold Glove Award winner
- 2008 World Series Champion
- 2008 Lou Gehrig Memorial Award
It's their mission to provide the highest quality nutritional products to professional and amateur athletes striving to reach their potential. They are a family run business that wholly owns our manufacturing and packaging equipment and facilities. So that, from raw material to finished products, we control the process. They don't merely put their label on someone else's bottle or jug. Controlling these factors is just one example of how their guarantee your 100% satisfaction.
CytoSport was founded in 1998 by the father/son team of Greg and Mike Pickett. Since then it has grown into a premier manufacturer of sports-oriented nutritional products that address the needs of athletes and active lifestyle individuals at every level. With every product and every decision, they pursue quality and taste with the athlete in mind.
When industry experts and scientists bring them an idea, they listen. When your performance inspires them, they act. CytoSport is about innovation. Taste is at the forefront of everything they do. People expect CytoSport products to work and taste good. That's become a CytoSport promise. CytoSport listens to their bodies and, knowing you listen to yours, they listen to you.
At CytoSport, they feel fortunate to be a part of your success! To help you do what you do best. To help you achieve goals. To help you live healthy. To help you get a better time. To finish the race. To put up more weight. To have a "good run." To leave the gym or practice feeling like there is still more in you. CytoSport's motto at CytoSport is "Driven by Science - Inspired by Performance"; CytoSport relies on science to create the best products they can. Thank you for inspiring them to do so. Be safe. Play hard. Keep it up. CytoSport will do the same.
CytoSport's 150,000 sq ft. state-of-the-art manufacturing facility is where they produce all of their powder products and pre-blends for ready-to-drink products. It is also where they exercise complete control over their brands - from what goes into the mix to what goes into the package.
This setup provides a critical speed to market advantage over the competition. And it gives CytoSport's devoted following of consumers - high school, college, pro athletes and coaches alike - peace of mind knowing the safety, efficacy, and authenticity of the CytoSport brands is a given.
CytoSport products are a completely safe, effective, and legal alternative trusted by athletes worldwide who demand the highest level of performance from themselves and from the nutritional support products they use.
Mike Bottom, Former Co-Head Men's Swimming Coach at the Cal-Berkeley, who coached athletes from five different countries in the 2000 Olympic games in Sydney, stands behind CytoSport products. His athletes medaled seven times at the Sydney games. Mike's athletes have also won NCAA championships and have been tested by the NCAA drug testing board. His athletes have been training with CytoSport products since their inception.
Dr. George Brooks, Ph.D. sits on the board of advisors for CytoSport. During his graduate studies at the University of Michigan, his extensive research in the areas of "Oxygen Debt" and "Anaerobic Threshold" lead to several hypotheses and fundamental revisions in the understanding of the metabolic response to exercise. The knowledge gained in these efforts led to the invention of PolyLactate and the formulation of the original Cytomax.
Dr. Brooks was recognized for his lifetime of outstanding scientific contributions related to sports medicine and exercise science at the 2007 Awards and Tributes Committee of the American College of Sports Medicine. He was awarded the Honor Award at the Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana. The ACSM Honor Award is the highest award of the College given to only one individual each year.