Feb 4th 2017 | Issue #343


Branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) have garnered a lot of attention in recent years as a potential performance-enhancing supplement, but are the benefits worthwhile? Let's takes a look at exactly what BCAAs are and the science behind their role as a dietary sports supplement.

We all know that protein supplements significantly improve recovery and directly contribute to muscle growth. 

Now let's look at the best of the protein options and discuss where they'll best fit into your current training plan.
Truth is, these two hormones are absolutely necessary for improving body composition. Insulin and cortisol are arguably the two most demonized hormones in health/fitness subculture; it's unfortunate that so few people actually understand how important they are for improving muscle growth and fat loss.

This Weeks Featured Products 

 Made with natural ingredients,
Lean Body® Protein Bars, are the perfect on-the-go food for the busy person.
Lean Body® Meal Replacement Shakes in a packet provide a perfect alternative to whole foods when time is of the essence.

Welcome to the Gun Show!

Lee runs through the optimal exercises for bicep size and shape in this weeks "Ask Lee".

If I can Do it, You Can Too!

Being in law enforcement, I would get up at every morning at 3:45am to workout before heading to work. Millions of people just like me think they do not have time to get into shape, but I am proof that you can find time. Despite my crazy schedule I was able to stay disciplined to finish the journey. I am going to keep working hard and continue to improve. I am proud and honored to be a winner of the Lean Body Challenge.

Want Cupcakes on A Low Carb Diet? No Problem!

Cupcakes with less than 5 grams of net carbs and sugar are now a thing! These cheesecake cupcakes are super easy to make, filling, and of course... absolutely delicious! Seriously, I would bet you'll find these cupcakes BETTER than most (if not all) unhealthier alternatives. They have the perfect cheesecake texture and come with macros just as good!

Turn Your Shoulders Into BOULDERS! 

Check out Hunter Labrada's shoulders in this shot. Want shoulders like Hunter?  Give Hunter's "Bigger Shoulder" routine a try for 12 weeks and watch those delts grow!

Yours for a Lean Body,


Lee Labrada,

Founder & CEO of Labrada Nutrition