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Muscle & Workout Supplements Review (Creatine and Branched-chain Amino Acids)

Find the best muscle and workout supplements with creatine and branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs), tests for contamination with dicyandiamide, evidence for increasing muscle strength and endurance, improving your workout, dosage, safety, side effects and more. Find out which ones passed our tests and why.

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1.Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs)
2.Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
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6.Sports and Fitness Support: Enhancing Recovery
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1.Can heat and humidity destroy whey protein and other sports nutrition supplements (e.g., creatine, BCAAs, digestive enzymes) during shipping or while storing at home?
2.I do moderate exercise for about an hour a few times a week. Which supplements might help me?
3.Do any supplements help for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?  (in Comments)
4.I have heard that caffeine can interfere with the benefits of creatine supplementation. Is that true?
5.When choosing a protein powder, which protein source is best -- whey, casein, soy, pea, rice, hemp or egg?
6.What is the best protein supplement for vegetarians and vegans?

Clinical Updates Found:
2018 Amino Acids After Knee Replacement? (10/05/2018)
Amino Acids After Knee Replacement?
Does taking amino acids after knee replacement surgery help maintain muscle volume, mobility, and strength? See what a recent study found in the What It Does section of the Muscle & Workout Supplements Review. (Also see our Top Picks in this category).
2017 Creatine Pumps Up Muscles (12/09/2017)
Creatine Pumps Up Muscles
Giving creatine during a resistance-training program significantly boosted muscle size more than placebo in a recent study – and certain muscles increased in size more than others. Learn more in the "What It Does" section of the Muscle & Workout Supplements Review (Creatine & BCAAs). (Also see our Top Picks and Cautions and Concerns for creatine).
2015 Muscle Supplements and Testicular Cancer (04/15/2015)
Muscle Supplements and Testicular Cancer
A study of men who have used muscle-building supplements shows a disturbing increase in the risk of testicular cancer. More information is in the Muscle Enhancers (Creatine and Branched-chain Amino Acids) Review >>
 Creatine Tested for Parkinson Disease (02/17/2015)
Creatine Tested for Parkinson Disease
Taking creatine daily for at least five years did not slow the progression of Parkinson disease according to a recently reported study involving nearly 1,000 patients. For more details about the study, other studies with creatine (for strength, fibromyalgia, etc.), and our tests of creatine supplements, see the Product Review of Muscle Enhancers (Creatine and Branched-chain Amino Acids) >> 
2013 Amino Acids Speed Recovery From Knee Surgery (11/10/2013)
Amino Acids Speed Recovery From Knee Surgery
A study of men and women receiving knee replacement surgery showed that taking essential amino acids (including branched-chain amino acids) twice daily before and after surgery reduced muscle loss and speeded recovery. For details, including dosage, plus our reviews of amino acid supplements, see the updated Muscle Enhancers Review >> 
 Creatine for Fibromyalgia (05/19/2013)
Creatine for Fibromyalgia
A new study shows that creatine might have a role in boosting muscle strength in patients with fibromyalgia. Get the details, plus quality ratings for creatine supplements in our updated Muscle Enhancers (Creatine and Branched Chain Amino Acids) Review >>

Recent Recalls and Warnings Found:
1.Seller of Amino Acid Supplements & More Warned for Manufacturing Violations (05/02/2017)

Archived Recalls and Warnings Found:
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1.Amino Acid Supplements Recalled (05/23/2016)
2.Seller of Sexual, Muscle Enhancement Supplements Warned for Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (11/11/2014)
3.Creatine Powder Containing DMAA Recalled (09/15/2013)

News Releases Found:
2014 Problems Found with the Quality and Labeling of Some "Muscle Enhancement" Supplements -- Review of Creatine and Branched-chain Amino Acid Supplements Published by (01/15/2014)
2010 Tests of "muscle enhancement" supplements show quality problems with some creatine and branched-chain amino acid products -- Review of Muscle Enhancement Supplements published by (07/21/2010)
2006 Tests of "muscle" supplements finds some "weak" products but most contain expected creatine, HMB, or amino acids — Review of muscular enhancement supplements published by (11/13/2006)


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