BCAAs (Branched Chain Amino Acids) are amino acid units that make up proteins, which make up muscle tissue. The 3 essential amino acids are Leucine, Isoleucine, and Valine; these amino acids can only be consumed through high protein food, the body cannot make them, which is why they’re called essential amino acids. Great North’s BCAAs are the perfect supplement whether you’re trying to build muscle mass, or intermittent fasting to reduce body fat. BCAAs will help maintain your muscle as well as provide energy to get you through your workout. Great North Supplements BCAA powder is designed to jump start protein synthesis for muscle growth, reduce muscle soreness and keep you energized during physical activities. The advantage of BCAA powder is it allows the amino acids to go right to the bloodstream to reduce liver breakdown for lightning fast effects.