SUPPLEMENTS 101: UNDERSTANDING THE BASICS

Supplements are something that we hear a lot about, but we don’t always know exactly what they do or the benefits they can provide us with. Last week I talked about some of our favorite supplements here at Black Iron that we love to take, and have seen great results from. However, there are still several supplements that we can add to our regimen that can help us maximize our results and get the most out of our workouts. Here are some of the well-known supplements and the areas that they can help us out with.

BCAAs

Branch chain amino acids are composed of three different amino acids: leucine, isoleucine, and valine. These three amino acids are ones that are essential, meaning we can’t make them in our bodies so we must get them from the foods we consume