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Ketosis And Fasting: Do Bcaas Break A Fast Or Ketosis: Thomas Delauer

If You Want More Videos, You HAVE to Subscribe! Ketosis and Fasting: Do BCAAs Break a Fast or Ketosis: Thomas DeLauer Ketosis Overview Ketosis is a metabolic state that occurs when dietary carbohydrates are in such low quantities that your body must rely almost exclusively on fatty acid oxidation and ketone metabolism A traditional ketogenic diet sees you reduce carbs to around 5% of total energy intake with a maximum carb limit of 50g per day. Simply put, a ketogenic diet results in your body using and burning fat, rather than carbs, for fuel (energy) BCAA’s Overview Amino acids are the building blocks of protein. Branched chain amino acids (BCAAs) are so called because of their structure, which includes a “side chain” of one carbon atom and three hydrogen atoms. BCAAs are the only amino acids not degraded in the liver. All other amino acids are regulated by the gut and the liver before being circulated elsewhere in the body. This means that dietary intake of BCAAs directly influences plasma levels and concentrations in muscle tissue (Layman DK 2003). Interestingly, BCAAs are burned for energy (oxidized) during exercise, so they’re also an important exercise fuel. So this Continue reading >>

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  1. Dig

    Whilst training glucose is needed for anaerobic resp, esp if going higher (eg 15-20) reps.
    The only way to obtain the glucose is from conversion of amino's, correct??
    In which case bcaa's are essential pre workout whilst on keto?? (especially so when studies suggest oxidation of only bcaa's appears to be increased when in catabolic state).
    This is based on keto with no re-feeds.

  2. warren

    i always sip 5g bcaa, 10l-glut 1g vit c whilst training, however i never really go above 8 reps, compounds only 5-6 reps.
    then 15g bcaa, 10 l-gult and 2g vit c sipped between meals.
    my strength has went up on keto, but i think you defo have a point as i tried 1 session of higher reps 10-15 last session on much lower weight and still strggled to get past 12 reps

  3. Ironclad

    Dig said:

    Whilst training glucose is needed for anaerobic resp, esp if going higher (eg 15-20) reps.
    The only way to obtain the glucose is from conversion of amino's, correct??
    A Ketogenic Diet is a muscle-sparing fat-loss diet that works by forcing the body into ketosis through carbohydrate deprivation. Ketosis is a state where the body converts fat into ketones that the body can use for fuel when glucose (carbohydrates) are in short supply. It's metabolic trickery that has some major advantages over a regular, carb-based diets.

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