Animal Spiked Aminos can definitely be used before lifting. It's a supplement that has been formulated specifically and optimally for strength athletes. But you can use this product any time you need a quick dose of energy, focus, or performance, in general.
Yes. For example, Citrulline Malate is an ingredient commonly used in "pump" type products where increased blood flow to lean muscle tissue is desired. The compound is involved the production of nitric oxide (N.O.).
Spiked Aminos can be taken first thing in the morning (before cardio) to give you a boost and help prevent muscle breakdown. It can be taken (before lifting) to provide energy and focus. It can also be used intra workout to provide a full blend of quality amino acids or taken any other time of the day.
Anyone who needs a boost in terms of energy and focus can benefit from Animal Spiked Aminos. It is a deliciously refreshing calorie-free product that can replace your morning coffee, mid-day energy drink, or caffeinated pre workout supplement. The energy boost provided by Spiked Aminos is equal to around a cup to a cup and a half of coffee.
You'll notice Spiked Amino focuses on EAAs and not just BCAAs. The three BCAAs (leucine, isoleucine and valine) have long been studied among use by endurance athletes like cyclists and runners. More recently though, researchers found that the EAAs could benefit strength athletes via protein synthesis and anabolism. This is why we chose to use EAAs rather than just BCAAs in Spiked Aminos.
Everyone has a different sensitivity to caffeine so there is no clear-cut answer that will apply in every case. Therefore, we don’t recommend taking Spiked Aminos within 3-4 hours of going to sleep to avoid any potential issues.
Fury has a significantly higher dose of caffeine than Spiked Aminos. For this reason, the stims, we don't recommend stacking these products. Remember, excessive use of caffeine can lead to desensitization. In short, too much of a good thing can lead to caffeine tolerance.
Spiked Aminos has many ingredients that overlap with Juiced Aminos. Therefore, in most cases, you won't need to stack these two products.
Basically, while both products deliver EAAs (not just BCAAs), Spiked Aminos contains stims – Juiced Aminos does not.
Sucralose. Spiked Aminos is a clean supplement. It does not contain unnecessary fillers that are commonly found in similar products on the market. These ingredients give the user a larger serving size which gives the impression they are getting more for a similar price.