BCAA’s are the essential amino acids LEUCINE, ISOLEUCINE AND VALINE and comprise around 35% of your body’s muscle protein. When we say essential it means that your body doesn’t make them on its own - so you have to get them from foods or supplementation. What does a 2:1:1 ratio mean? Because leucine is so critical for muscle growth, mtn ops BCAA has more leucine than its counterparts, isoleucine and valine. Just like other amino acids, they are the building blocks of protein, but these aminos help fuel your muscles and minimize protein breakdown during exercise…Simply put MTN OPS BCAA’s can help you get more out of your daily gym session and we recommend you take this as an intra workout product.