XTEND Original BCAA Powder

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  • High-quality product formulated to aid muscle recovery, promote muscle growth, and improve overall performance 
  • Contains zero sugar, zero calories, and zero carbs
  • Added electrolytes for improved hydration and recovery
  • Tested and certified by third-party Informed Choice so is free of banned substances
  • Available in 8 unique flavors and can be purchased in a 30- or 90-day supply
  • 7 grams of BCAAs in a 2:1:1 ratio
  • Key ingredients include L-Leucine, L-Glutamine, L-Isoleucine, L-Valine, electrolyte blend, citrulline malate
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Pros & Cons

What we like ...
  • 8 unique flavors
  • 7 grams of BCAAs per serving
  • Does not have a bitter taste
  • Electrolyte blend for hydration
  • Third-party tested and certified
What needs improvement ...
  • Contains sucralose/artificial sweetener
  • Contains food dyes

Product Summary

Xtend combines a proprietary blend of electrolytes with 7 grams of BCAAs in a 2:1:1 ratio. Formulated to improve recovery, enhance muscle growth, and improve performance, Xtend also incorporates glutamine and citrulline malate into the formula.

Available in eight unique flavors, Xtend BCAAs has zero carbohydrates, zero calories, and zero grams of sugar per serving. It does, however, contain artificial sweeteners, which many consumers like as it hides the typically bitter taste associated with BCAAs. That said, not everyone adds artificial sweeteners to their diet and it can cause gastrointestinal distress. The taste tends to fall on the sweet side so if you prefer a more subtle taste, it is recommended to add extra water to each serving.

This BCAA powder is designed for both women and men alike. It contains L-leucine for muscle protein synthesis, L-glutamine to restore glutamine levels and citrulline malate with nitric oxide to promote better blood flow. Together, these ingredients make for a high-quality supplement. Since Xtend is tested and certified to be banned-substance-free by Informed Choice, it’s widely used by athletes in a variety of sports.

* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Serving size and information

13 g per serving, 30- or 90-day container available


Watermelon Explosion, Blue Raspberry Ice, Freedom Ice, Glacial Grape, Italian Blood Orange, Knockout Fruit Punch, Lemon Lime Squeeze, Mango Madness, Smash Apple, Strawberry Kiwi Splash, Strawberry Mango, Tropic Thunder

Key ingredients

L-leucine, L-glutamine, L-isoleucine, L-valine, electrolyte blend, citrulline malate

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      If you’re looking for a boost of electrolytes and some high-quality BCAAs, Xtend may be a good choice for you. It contains artificial sweeteners, which do a great job at masking any bitter taste but may be a dealbreaker for some.