What is L-Leucine?
Leucine is one of three essential amino acids commonly found in BCAA supplements. This is the primary amino acid and is responsible for the muscle-building benefits of BCAA powders.
Leucine Powder Benefits
This supplement assists in protein synthesis and also may promote lean mass for those with a suboptimal protein intake.
Powder Dosage and Instructions
Take 2 to 5 grams of L-leucine after a workout or with meals.
Taking leucine with a meal containing complete proteins and fat may be best for optimizing muscle building benefits of this amino acid. See this article (scroll down to the Leucine section) for an explanation.