Naturally Fast FAQs

What are BCAA’s (Branched Chain Amino Acids)?

BCAAs are part of a group of 21 amino acids. Amino acids help in the synthesis of hormones, build muscle, regulate the immune system, and repair muscle damage. Interested in learning more: click here

What is Dextrose?

Dextrose is a type of sugar that is biochemically the same as blood sugar (Glucose). Dextrose is often used as a source of energy for athletes as it can be very quickly absorbed by the human body. Remember not all sugars are equal and taken in the right amount and at the right time they can be a great performance enhancer. Check out this article summarizing a study by Laura Dunne, MD of Ohio State University’s Sports Medicine Center.  click here

Why do you need Electrolytes?

The right amount of electrolytes in the body is needed for optimal athletic performance. As electrolytes are depleted during exercise you will begin to experience dehydration (Bonking) which makes you feel quite sluggish and increases the chances for muscular cramping. Maintaining an optimal level of Sodium and Potassium during exercise is important to avoid the effects of dehydration.

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