Can I take Whey Protein and BCAA together?
Yes BCAA can be taken with whey protein powder, but we suggest taking BCAA prior to your workout rather than with your protein after a workout.
BCAA is absorbed into your blood more rapidly than protein and is high in leucine, isoleucine, and valine. These amino acids make up 30% of your muscles protein mass. Leucine in particular, is a precursor for muscle protein synthesis and may also help preserve glycogen stores which fuel your muscles during a workout.
While BCAA can be a helpful tool, a good protein powder is still more important for overall muscle growth and health. Protein powder contains all essential amino acids, unlike BCAA which contains only these select branch chain amino acids.