Effectiveness Rating for Branched Chain Amino Acids's Ability to Improve Recovery

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well branched chain amino acids is able to improve recovery. The overall rating for this claim is 2.3 out of 3. There is some research showing the supplement's ability to deliever on this particular claim is warranted. Using Branched Chain Amino Acids to improve recovery may lead to positive results.

Confidence Rating for Branched Chain Amino Acids's Ability to Improve Recovery

The confidence rating is a mesure of how valid the effectiveness rating is. This rating is based on how many studies are included in the database on this topic.

There are 4 studies in the database on branched chain amino acids; the confidence rating is 80. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating.

Branched Chain Amino Acids Dose to Improve Recovery

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness Rating of Dosage
10g twice daily 20g
5.85g once daily 5.85g
6g once daily 6g

These dosages are based on body weight. The default value is 150 pounds. Enter your weight and click update to get appropriate dosages for your own body weight.


Title of Study
Exercise-induced muscle damage is reduced in resistance-trained males by branched chain amino acids: a randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled study
The effects of acute branched-chain amino acid supplementation on recovery from a single bout of hypertrophy exercise in resistance-trained athletes
Branched-chain aminoacid supplementation attenuates a decrease in power-producing ability following acute strength training
Post-exercise branched chain amino acid supplementation does not affect recovery markers following three consecutive high intensity resistance training bouts compared to carbohydrate supplementation