After a sensational summer of sporting events at the Rio Olympic Games, more and more people are taking up endurance sports and in particular, running.
Running is not only incredibly popular, but is easily accessible. But whether you just enjoy a daily run after work, or you’re heading for the marathon, it might be worth considering BCAA’s before you next throw on your running shoes.
All too often, branched-chain amino acids (BCAA’s) are associated purely with the bodybuilding world, but they have far reaching benefits for endurance athletes, in particular, runners.
Hydro Conductor, which is a mix of BCAAs and electrolytes, is a supplement widely used by runners, who also love the delicious cotton candy, raspberry lemonade and fruit punch flavors.
It’s worth highlighting here, that the branched-chain amino acids – valine, isoleucine and leucine – are all needed, but not produced naturally by the body. When glycogen stores are low, usually at a time of prolonged exercise, the body can metabolize these amino acids, using them as an energy source.
In addition to being an energy source, and assisting with recovery of muscle tissue, perhaps the most notable advantage of BCAAs are their use in improving the immune system of such strenuous exercise. Immunosuppression happens in runners, due to decreased glutamine levels in the body. A BCAAs supplement such as Hydro Conductor works to reverse this decline of glutamine.
For those runners who experience illness or lingering effects after a big race or intense training run, BCAAs can help dramatically, and the Hydro Conductor also contains much needed electrolytes to help with muscle hydration after a run.
While much of what the body needs are derived from a regular, balanced diet, anyone partaking in endurance activities such as running, will not be able to get enough BCAAs from food alone, so supplements such as Hydro Conductor comes well and truly into its own.
With so many BCAAs on the market, the team at Symbolic Muscle have created Hydro Conductor to contain all the things a runner needs, and leaves out the “bad stuff” such as fillers.
The Hydro Conductor creates a one-stop post-run solution for runners, as well as satisfying those sweet cravings, preventing anyone from ‘running on empty’!
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