General Sports Nutrition & Protein
When it comes to sports nutrition, it’s all about performance. Athletes want to improve their power, speed, strength, flexibility, agility, balance and coordination – while at the same time increasing their rate of muscle recovery and repair. Good sports nutrition starts with a well balanced diet of protein, carbohydrates, healthy fats, vitamins, minerals and water. A deficiency in any one of these essential macro- and micro-nutrients could impair an athlete’s performance. Supplementation is usually necessary to achieve this level of nutrient intake. But finding sports nutrition products that don’t rely on sugar, stimulants and excess protein can be difficult. Until now.
Bluebonnet takes a clean, effective and unadulterated approach to sports nutrition. Each gluten free, kosher-certified product provides a scientifically formulated nutrient blend – with precise potencies and dosage forms to maximize the athlete’s potential. It’s a healthier approach to sports nutrition, designed to prepare athletes’ bodies to handle the stress of exercise, meet the challenges of performance, and defy the rigors of recovery.
Amino Acid 1000 mg Caplets provide free-form and dipeptide-bonded amino acids from whey lactalbumin and egg white albumin proteins that are rich in muscle-building branched chain amino acids (BCAAs). As the building blocks of protein, amino acids not only support muscle growth, strength and repair, they also enhance nitrogen retention, which increases muscle mass and prevents muscle breakdown.
L-Arginine 1000 mg Caplets provide free-form L-arginine from Ajinomoto, the world leader in the production and purity of amino acids. L-Arginine enhances nitric oxide synthesis, increasing vasodilation to support enhanced blood flow to the muscles and improve endurance capacity – for a more intense workout and faster recovery. This vegetarian-sourced amino acid is compressed into easy-to-swallow caplets for maximum assimilation and absorption.
BCAAs Vcaps provide free-form anabolic Ajinomoto amino acids – L-leucine, L-isoleucine and L-valine – in the scientifically supported 4:1:1 ratio. BCAA supplementation is believed to delay fatigue and enhance performance during prolonged aerobic activity by reducing serotonin levels that trigger muscle lassitude. These highly concentrated, vegetarian-sourced BCAAs come in easy-to-swallow vegetable capsules that are rapidly absorbed for peak muscle performance, health and repair.
L-Carnitine 500 mg Licaps provide vegetarian-sourced, free-form L-carnitine from Lonza. Not only is free-form the purest source of natural L-carnitine on the market today, it is identical to L-carnitine found in the body. Derived from B-vitamins and other amino acids, L-carnitine’s primary role is to enhance performance. It facilitates transport of fatty acids across the mitochondria for oxidation, helping to more quickly metabolize fat into energy for optimal performance. Bluebonnet provides a micronized, soluble form of L-carnitine in easy-to-swallow, liquid filled capsules (Licaps®) for greater bioavailability and maximum assimilation and absorption.
Liquid L-Carnitine 1100 mg also provides free-form vegetarian-sourced CarniPure™ (details on previous page) along with pantothenic acid and hydroxycitric acid. This innovative formula allows for an even faster breakdown of fatty acids in the body, so they can be instantly transported to muscle for additional energy, stamina and endurance.
L-Glutamine Powder provides free-form L-glutamine from Ajinomoto, world leader in the production and purity of amino acids. L-Glutamine is an anabolic amino acid that helps stimulate protein synthesis and increase human growth hormone (HGH) levels and muscle cell volume. In addition, research has shown that it may be important for fueling immune cells. Bluebonnet’s highly concentrated, vegetarian-sourced L-glutamine comes in easy-to-mix powder, making it more bioavailable for helping build muscle strength, reduce muscle soreness and support the immune system, which is transiently suppressed during rigorous physical exercise.