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Is crucial to the process of protein synthesis where individual amino acids are combined to form new muscle tissue. It also helps the body to produce glycogen, the stored form of carbohydrates within the body.
Vitamin A
Heavily involved in protein metabolism as well as the production of hemoglobin which helps to carry oxygen around the body. (also known as thiamine)
Vitamin B1
Aids in the fat burning process as well as helping the body to produce energy from carbohydrates. (also known as riboflavin)
Vitamin B2
Increases vasodilation within the muscle tissue, helping you to appear fuller and more vascular. (also known as niacin)
Vitamin B3
Very important because of its effect on protein digestion. Muscle-building diets require larger than normal amounts of protein, and this means that your body needs a higher amount of this vitamin than the average Joe. (also known as pyridoxine)
Vitamin B6
Ensures that the brain and muscle tissue are communicating efficiently and this has a direct effect on muscle growth and coordination. (also known as cobalamin)
Vitamin B12
Helps the body metabolize amino acids and produce energy during workouts
Biotin