Here at Human Performance Hub, we are a big believer in pre-workout nutrition (nutrition around workouts), as workouts offer an excellent opportunity to get nutrients into the body through enhanced insulin sensitivity (Muscles open themselves up for refuelling). The most beneficial supplement you can take around training is a quality amino acid complex.

Essential amino acids are the building blocks of protein and thus are a very digestible fuel source for the body. The main benefits of supplementing with amino acids are:

It has enhanced protein synthesis. It provides the fuel you need to build new muscle. As we break down muscle in the gym, giving the energy necessary to rebuild muscle as efficiently as possible makes sense.

It enhanced fat burning. Giving the body adequate protein minimises muscle breakdown; also, unlike whey protein, you get a minimal insulin spike. If fat loss is your goal, you’d be better served by an amino acid shake than a whey protein shake post-training.

Enhanced recovery. Possibly the most critical benefit of taking amino acids is that they help you recover faster from your workouts, allowing you to train more frequently. The reduced DOMS ( muscle soreness) and faster replenishment can be the difference in being able to train four + or x a week as opposed to 2-3, which we know makes a considerable difference over weeks and months to results.

We stock world-class 9 Free Form Amino Acid Complex with two different flavours here at Human Performance Hub:

A great-tasting fruit punch flavored powder

or our fresh orange flavored powder



Our 9 Free Form Amino Acid Complex with Alpha-ketoglutarate and vitamin B6 (pyridoxal-5-phosphate) are included for optimal absorption and efficacy.

The Amino Complex contains zero grams of sugar and is sweetened with stevia.

Always speak with your physician or other healthcare professionals before taking any nutritional & lifestyle changes or before taking any nutritional supplement. For more information, please view our terms and conditions.

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