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MET-Rx BCAA Muscle Growth and Strength Capsules - Tub of 120

by MET-Rx

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  • L-Leucine,L-Isoleucine and L-Valine
  • Laboratory tested
  • Aids muscle growth and strength
  • Aids recovery.
  • Important for body builders and power athletes.
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  • Boxed-product Weight: 150 g
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  • Item model number: RX33
  • ASIN: B000T92HZ8
  • Date first available at Amazon.co.uk: 6 July 2007
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 8,549 in Health & Personal Care (See Top 100 in Health & Personal Care)
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38 of 40 people found the following review helpful By Mr. Christopher P. Harris on 13 July 2012
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I saw the label clearly showing BCAA's at 1800mg capsules and thought that they seemed better value compared to myprotein ones which have a 1500mg dosage per tablet.

What it doesn't say anywhere other than the back of the label and qualified by the little star/disclaimer next to the dose on the front, is that this is the dose per 6 capsules, i.e. 300mg per capsule. So I've only got 1/6 of the amount per capsules that I was expecting! Therefore this seems rather poor value as I've now only got 1/6 of what I was expecting!

The usual most common 2:1:1 mix isn't adhered to either, instead, this one is approximately 1:1.5:0.5. The combination as per the label is as follows, per 6 capsules
L-Isoleuicne 630mg (105 mg per capsule)
L-Leucine 900mg (150mg per capsule)
L-Valine 270mg (45mg per capsule)
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Eco Chica TOP 500 REVIEWER on 30 Jan 2014
I started taking these in an effort to redress the muscle wasting that my recent adrenal fatigue had caused. So, in an attempt to provide 'protein sparing' I took these, without food, as you're supposed to. I didn't realise that the way they work is that they reduce brain serotonin, thereby limiting the results of fatigue. Well, my serotonin levels were very low anyway, as per hormone profile, so what I ended up with was the most colossal migraine of all time.

However, Valine is one of the amino acids included in this group and it is known to help tissue repair/renewal, like skin and muscle. So strangely enough, while I was taking it and going down, down, down with serotonin my recent injury was actually getting significantly better and is now completely healed.

I don't know whether to be happy or not with this product. I intend to continue taking it, because my elbow needs extra help to recover from its recent injury, but I think I will just have to take extra care to balance things out a bit more with carbs.

I suppose my advice would be, if you have any kind of insomnia, take care when taking this product, as it lowers brain serotonin even more.

Update 30/04/14:
Since I cleaned out my gut of Candida, my migraines have stopped and this product seems to be really doing the trick. My weight is stable and I've not had any more muscle wasting. I only take two a day, in the morning, but they help all my other aminos to work better, especially with regard to joint regeneration. Cannot believe how much stronger my back is since addressing this need for gelatine in my body.
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compared to my other BCAA product this was good. Easy to swallow seemed to work reasonably well with my system.
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I found it a fairly good product. It is very cheap compared to its quality and it does not have a ridiculous serving size.
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I Product is fine though not as concentrated in strength as a previous brand. Because the price was v. reasonable that was a bonus as is the fact that it comes in capsules making it much easier to swallow.
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By Carlos Rezende on 29 Jun 2014
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I have been opening the capsules and mixing with whey etc.. and it works when i use more than 2. Its tasteless but he allows you to keep muscle mass.
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By D. S. Kandola on 3 April 2014
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Met-rx has been around a while and has grown accordingly. I purchased these as they came as capsules, so easier to manage in my gym bag rather than a powder based variety. They were also showing as being good value for money in comparison to other well known brands.
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By aidin on 21 Feb 2014
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COOL,GREAT AS USUAL...HAPPY WITH TIMING, POST AND PACKAGING AND THE PRICE IS IS SO GOOD.HIGHLY RECOMMEND IT AND WORTH IT.THANKS A LOT.
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