Classic BCAA

Delicious BCAA Powder with Probiotics

Natural Watermelon Flavored Powder - 40 Servings

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Our zero-calorie, natural watermelon BCAA powder tastes so good you’ll want to drink it all the time. Plus, with Biofit™ probiotics, it’s healthy for your muscles and your gut. Use it to help you build and preserve muscle and recover faster.

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The Athlete's BCAA


Classic BCAA is for anyone striving to build or preserve lean muscle or enhance their ability to recover from workouts. It is especially helpful for athletes who are in a heavy period of training (e.g. prolonged or twice-a-day workouts).

It is also very effective for so-called “hard gainers” (i.e. individuals who have an especially hard time gaining and/or retaining muscle), and anyone who is on a carbohydrate- or calorie-restricted diet (e.g. keto) in which case there is an increased risk of losing lean muscle.

How should you use it?

There are essentially two ways to supplement with BCAAs:


Method 1: Take them in between meals. Most meals contain at least some protein, which means they contain at least some BCAAs. Thus, after eating a protein-containing meal, your blood BCAA level rises, as does muscle protein synthesis. This is good news from a muscle-building standpoint. Eventually, however, your blood BCAA level starts to fall, as does muscle protein synthesis. The idea behind supplementing with BCAAs in between meals is to prevent this. Over time, this is believed to encourage greater gains in lean muscle and enhance recovery.


Method 2: Take them with meals. The idea behind taking BCAAs with a meal is to “maximize” muscle protein synthesis, just in case the meal itself wasn’t enough (i.e. it didn’t contain enough BCAAs) to do so.


Which method is best, 1 or 2? Both can work, though we think Method 1 makes the most sense.

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Pro Tips


when taking protein shakes

Having a protein shake like Vintage Brawn™ after you lift weights helps stimulate muscle protein synthesis, and thereby promote muscle growth and recovery. Since Classic BCAA provides similar benefits, it is better suited for use in between meals, when muscle protein synthesis tends to be the lowest.

when doing cardio

Taking BCAAs before and/or after cardio can help preserve lean muscle and enhance recovery. Keep in mind that if you’re looking to actually gain muscle, then you’ll need to be doing plenty of resistance exercise, i.e. lifting weights.

when cutting up

Any time you lose body fat on a calorie-reduced diet, you’re almost certain to lose muscle alongside. Taking Classic BCAA and a high-quality protein like Vintage Brawn will help you protect, and even enhance, your lean muscle while you melt off the fat on top.

Ask Us Anything


1. I get BCAAs from my protein powder, so do I really need to take a separate BCAA supplement?
Great question. If you’re already taking a protein powder -hopefully it’s Vintage Brawn™!- the best time to do so is immediately after you lift weights. (Vintage Brawn™ is unique in that it can also be used a meal replacement at other times of day, such as breakfast or before bed.) 

 Having a protein shake after you lift weights helps stimulate muscle protein synthesis, and thereby promote muscle growth and recovery. While a BCAA supplement like Classic BCAA provides similar benefits, it is better suited for use in between meals, when muscle protein synthesis tends to be the lowest. Using Classic BCAA like this will help smooth out the ebb and flow of muscle growth, resulting in better gains over the long term.
2. I’m trying to cut up [i.e. lose fat, increase muscle definition]. Will Classic BCAA help?
To get cut up, or “shredded”, first and foremost you need to reduce your body fat. (We all have some!) This usually requires that you reduce your caloric intake, whether by eating fewer carbs in particular (e.g. as with a diet like keto) or eating fewer calories across the board (e.g. as by eating smaller portions). 

Any time you lose body fat on a calorie-reduced diet, you’re almost certain to lose muscle alongside. Taking Classic BCAA and a high-quality protein like Vintage Brawn™ will help you protect, and even enhance, your lean muscle while you melt off the fat on top.
3. If I just do cardio, is there any point in me taking BCAAs?
Yes. Taking BCAAs before and/or after cardio can help preserve lean muscle and enhance recovery. Keep in mind that if you’re looking to actually gain muscle, then you’ll need to be doing plenty of resistance exercise, i.e. lifting weights. 

It’s worth pointing out here that many people increase their cardio when they are trying to get cut up. At the same time, they are typically eating fewer calories. This can create a “perfect storm” for muscle loss. It’s not something to be alarmed about –we’re not talking about major muscle losses here! On the other hand, muscle isn’t easy to come by, so every bit counts. Supplementing Classic BCAA under these circumstances can be thought of as an insurance plan against such losses.
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22 Nov 2020
Jake
United States United States
I recommend this product
Product is great, flavor not so much

I love these BCAAs. No frills with straight forward proven ingredients. Mixes with water nicely, no chunks. I use this in combination with the classic creatine and collagen after my workouts. Everything is good except the taste. It is at the same time not strong enough to mask the underlying flavor of the BCAAs or the creatine, and the watermelon taste is a little funky; but the funky-ness could be attributed to the underlying flavors of the other ingredients. Just make that watermelon flavor stronger and this is a 5 star product.

24 Nov 2020
Old School Labs™

Hi Jake! Thanks for reviewing the Watermelon BCAAs! We appreciate your feedback regarding the flavor and will take that into consideration for any formula updates in the future! Keep it Old School!

JG
23 Oct 2020
Jennifer G.
Great flavor, affordable and naturally sweetened

Additionally, they give 40 servings when most manufacturers are cutting down to 25 or 21!!! Outstanding. I will keep buying and taking this regularly.

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15 Oct 2020
Emiliano P.
United States United States
High recommended

Very good. The best out of all the BCAA I have tried so far.

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15 Oct 2020
Vieno C.
United States United States
Best BCAA

I have tried a lot of BCAA and really like the taste but more important how I feel. I'm am runner and more into long distant and this is a product I need to succeed. A Old School Labs fan!! Glad to have found you!! -Vieno Castillo

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15 Oct 2020
Jack .
United States United States
The taste

Best product on the market. It tastes good!

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Supplement Facts

Serving Size: 1 Scoop (7 g)

Servings Per Container: 40


Amount Per Serving


Branch-Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs)

5,000 mg*

(Leucine 2.5 g, Isoleucine 1.25 g, Valine 1.25 g)


BioFit Bacillus coagulans (150 Million CFU/Serving**)

10 mg*


* Daily Value not established.

Other Ingredients: Natural Flavors, Citric Acid, Malic Acid, Stevia Leaf Extract, Beet Juice (color).

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