Optimum Nutrition Amino Energy combines a broad spectrum of key essential and non-essential amino acids with natural caffeine derived from green tea extract and green coffee extract to enhance energy....

Optimum Nutrition Amino Energy combines a broad spectrum of key essential and non-essential amino acids with natural caffeine derived from green tea extract and green coffee extract to enhance energy. Amino Energy can be used during the day to boost energy and recovery or as a pre-workout when used before training.

Unlocking the Power of Optimum Nutrition Amino Energy

  • Amino acids play crucial roles in muscle recovery, energy production, and overall performance for athletes and individuals engaging in physical activities. Here's how:

    1. Muscle Recovery:

      • Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins, which are essential for muscle repair and growth. After intense physical activity or exercise, muscles experience micro-tears that need to be repaired for muscle growth and recovery to occur.
      • Branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) such as leucine, isoleucine, and valine are particularly important for muscle recovery. Leucine, in particular, stimulates muscle protein synthesis, which is essential for rebuilding and repairing muscle tissue.
      • Other amino acids like glutamine also play a significant role in muscle recovery by supporting the immune system and reducing muscle soreness.
    2. Energy Production:

      • Amino acids can be used as a source of energy during prolonged exercise or when carbohydrate stores are depleted.
      • During exercise, the body may break down muscle protein to release amino acids, which can then be converted into glucose through a process called gluconeogenesis. This helps maintain blood glucose levels and provides energy for the muscles.
      • Certain amino acids, such as alanine and glutamine, are especially important for gluconeogenesis and energy production during exercise.
    3. Overall Performance:

      • Amino acids influence various physiological processes that are crucial for overall athletic performance.
      • They contribute to the synthesis of neurotransmitters such as dopamine, serotonin, and norepinephrine, which can affect mood, focus, and motivation during exercise.
      • Amino acids are also involved in the synthesis of hormones such as growth hormone, insulin, and testosterone, which play roles in muscle growth, metabolism, and recovery.
      • Additionally, amino acids help maintain fluid balance and electrolyte levels in the body, which are essential for optimal performance and preventing dehydration and muscle cramps.

Understanding Optimum Nutrition Amino Energy and the Benefits!

  • 100 mg of Caffeine per Serving from Coffee Bean and/or Tea Leaf. One serving of ESSENTIAL AMIN.O ENERGY increases energy and alertness with 100 mg of caffeine from natural sources and a burst of flavour you’ll look forward to mixing into cold water anytime!
  • 5 Grams of Amino Acids for Muscle Recovery Support¹
  • 5 to 10 Calories Per Serving with Zero Sugar. Forget sugary energy drinks and embrace the ultra low calorie goodness of Amino energy! 

Versatility and Usage

  • Mix about 2 scoops into 330 ml of cold water and mix. Consume first thing in the morning, before exercise, as an afternoon pick-me-up or any time of day.


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Product Type: Essential and non-essential amino acid blend with added natural caffeine

Suitable For: Men and Women

Assists: Energy / Performance / Alertness / Recovery

Ideal Use: Pre-workout

Secondary Use: During the day as a sugar free alternative to coffee or energy drinks

How To Use Optimum Nutrition Amino Energy

Mix 1-2 scoops of Amino Energy in 200-300ml of water and consume 30mins BEFORE training or anytime throughout the day you need an energy boost.

* Do not exceed 6 scoops in any 24 hour period.

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