YouTube and Instagram sensation Bradley Martin has created his own line of supplements: BMFIT Nutrition.
Martin has gained popularity as a weightlifter and source of solid exercise information; it looks like he’s trying to branch out into the supplement world.
There are hundreds of companies, each with their own BCAA options, so I was interested to see what Martin could bring to the table. Let’s take a look at BMFIT Performance Nutrition BCAA.
The Ingredient Blend
Like most BCAA products, BMFIT Performance Nutrition BCAA contains both brand-chained amino acids and recovery. This is designed to reduce stiffness in the days following workouts and accelerate muscle growth.
It’s a good strategy. However, the recovery blend is proprietary, meaning we don’t know exactly how much of each ingredient it contains. This makes evaluating it difficult.
BCAAs – 2:1:1 Ratio: 5 grams
Branched-chain amino acids – leucine, valine, and isoleucine – are the most important compounds when it comes to muscle growth. They make up more than 1/3 of required aminos for muscle regeneration. 
Apart from general recovery and growth, each BCAA also plays a unique role. Leucine stimulates protein synthesis while valine and isoleucine increase uptake and manage energy levels.   
A 2:1:1 ratio is very popular and has been shown to be effective for general athletic performance, and 5 grams is a good amount, comparable to other successful supplements.
Recovery Complex: 2.9 grams
This proprietary blend contains glutamine, taurine, leucic acid, and betaine HCI.
After the BCAAs, glutamine is the next most important amino acid for new muscle growth. It accelerates recovery and reduces fatigue. Taurine boosts blood flow.  
Leucic acid is a relatively novel ingredient that supports overall muscle growth. Betaine HCI lessens fatigue during high-intensity weightlifting.  
The ingredients seem solid, proprietary blend notwithstanding. The BCAAs are good, and the recovery ingredients are simple instead of being a long list of micro-dosed compounds.
Safety and Dosage
I was happy to see that BMFIT Performance Nutrition BCAA doesn’t contain any stimulants, even caffeine, or potentially dangerous compounds. Everything is completely natural and has been shown to be very safe for men and women of all ages.
Suggested use is pretty simple: Mix 1 scoop in 10-12 ounces of water. For optimal results, take during your workout.
I don’t really see the benefit in taking it during your workout. It will likely give the same recovery boost if taken before, during, or directly after. There aren’t any pump/energy ingredients, so you won’t notice a boost during exercise.
Unfortunately, BMFIT Performance Nutrition BCAA hasn’t been released yet, so we don’t know where it will be available or how much it will cost. However, I like the simplicity and focus of ingredients, so if the price is reasonable I’ll definitely give BMFIT Performance Nutrition BCAA a try.
As soon as we get more information, this review will be updated with prices, flavors, and immediate results. Check back soon!
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