May 3 • 58M

EP. 87: Amino Acids + Why You Need Them w/ Angelo Keely

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On this episode, I sit down with Angelo Keely, CEO of Kion to do a deep dive into essential amino acids.  I learned so much from his interview and I cannot wait to share it with you.

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On This Episode We Cover:

3:35 - Why supplements should be used to supplement!

4:40 - Micronutrients: Carbs, Fat & Protein

6:07 - How protein acts in the body

9:44 - Why you need amino acids to stimulate protein synthesis

12:15 - Aging and processing protein

13:50 - Benefits of free form amino acids

16:55 - Consuming amino acids stimulates protein synthesis + NASA studies to back it

21:50 - Women, aging and weight loss

25:23 - Increased protein and amino acid intake allows you to lose fat and gain muscle

28:35 - Should you consume protein adjacent to a workout?

31:10 - What amino acids do in the body

33:19 - How to get more out of resistance training

35:38 - Protein powder vs. collagen powder

38:36 - Branch Chain Amino Acids (BCAA’s)

40:51 - Essential amino acids and what makes a good product

43:41 - Serving size of amino acids

47:50 - Aminos and energy

50:10 - Mitochondrial health and aminos

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