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Leucine is an essential branched chain amino acid, alongside Isoleucine and Valine, and is most effective in activating the protein synthesis inducing mTOR pathway. This makes Leucine an important supplement in any muscle building stack. Nutricost has designed a simple, affordable, high quality L-Leucine powder that can be easily mixed with your pre or post-workout formula.
Research has shown that Leucine is incredibly successful at promoting protein synthesis via activating the mTOR pathway at lower concentrations, and at higher concentrations preserving muscle. Whether you’re an athlete looking to build and hold onto your hard earned gains, or an individual battling chronic health conditions that involve muscle wasting, Leucine can be extremely beneficial.
Leucine has also been known to stimulate insulin secretion from the pancreas, by regulating other competing influencers that may suppress insulin signaling. Insulin secretion is especially important for those looking to build muscle. Muscle fibers are lined with insulin receptors, and when insulin activates the receptor, the responding muscle cells allow glucose, amino acids, and Creatine to enter. This makes Leucine and other BCAAs a staple in any body building regimen.
* RESULTS MAY VARY
Nutricost has provided an affordable, high quality L-Leucine Powder that maximizes muscle growth.*
As a dietary supplement, consume 1/2 to 1 scoop one to three times daily on an empty stomach. Mix with 8 – 12 ounces of water or juice.
Do not exceed recommended dosage. May not be suitable for those who are pregnant, or nursing. Consult your physician with any questions or concerns.
L-Leucine – L-Leucine is a Branched Chain Amino Acid, that can activate protein synthesis and insulin secretion, making it an influential ingredient for any individual looking to preserve of add muscle.
Q. When Should I Take L-Leucine Powder?
A. It is recommended to take this product on an empty stomach, up to 3 times daily. If taking for muscle building purposes, take 30 minutes prior to workouts, or directly post-workout for optimal results.
Q. Can I Stack This Product With Other Supplements?
A. Yes, this product can be used with other supplements safely.
Q. How Many Grams Of L-Leucine Is In Each Serving?
A. There is 500 grams of L-Leucine in each scoop.