6 Reasons Why You Should Take BCAAS Today

May 01, 2017

Photo: Geoff Kabush takes down a Roctane Energy Gel, which delivers almost 1.5 grams of amino acids. If you’re looking to up your intake of BCAAs, our Roctane Energy Gels, Roctane Energy Drink, Recovery Drink Mix, and BCAA Capsules will give you the most concentrated serving of these essential amino acids. What is the big deal with BCAAs anyway? You may have heard a thing or two about them from your supplement-savvy training partner, but unless you have a background in biochemistry, you might not know why they matter or how to incorporate them into your training and nutrition regimen. WHY DO BCAAS MATTER? Leucine, isoleucine, and valine are the three branched chain amino acids (BCAAs), so named because of their nonlinear (“branched”)...

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Fueling With Carbs Could Keep You Healthier This Winter 🌄

April 27, 2017

Staying properly fueled this winter will not only help keep you performing at your full potential, it might also keep you from getting sick! Hard training sessions stress the body.  This stress is what helps us develop adaptations that make us stronger and faster, but it can also reduce our body’s ability to fight disease.  Why?  After a hard training sessions, our blood stream contains less of the “killer cells” that make up our immune system.  These killer cells are off in other parts of the body – our lungs, gut, and skin – responding to the potential threat signaled by a hard training session. However, a review of recent studies found that eating carbs during a hard training session...

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