Xtend
SciVation

Xtend

Intra-Workout Powder for Endurance and Recovery*
Designed to Build Muscle, Burn Fat, and Aid Recovery During Workouts*
9.1 out of 10  (2,907 Reviews)
4 Sizes
90 Servings
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Product Overview

THE ONE THAT
STARTED IT ALL
XTEND
THE INTRA-WORKOUT BCAA DRINK MIX ORIGINATOR
7g BCAAs. 0g Carbs. 0g Sugar
KEY FEATURES:
  • 7g of BCAAs - 2:1:1 Research-Proven Ratio
  • Shown Effective in Two University Studies**
  • Sugar Free & Carbohydrate Free
  • 3.5g of Leucine for Muscle Protein Synthesis
  • 2.5g of L-Glutamine & 1g of Citrulline Malate
  • Hydration-Inducing Electrolytes
  • Zero Calories
KEY FEATURES:
  • Supports Muscle Growth & Strength*
  • Supports Faster Recovery*
  • Helps Preserve Muscle*
Informed Choice. Trusted by Sport. NSF. Certified for Sport.

XTEND FREE

XTEND FREE is the same XTEND formula with all natural flavors, colors, and sweeteners and is the perfect solution for those looking to avoid certain ingredients.

XTEND RTD

Ready-to-drink & calorie-free, XTEND RTD delivers more BCAAs than 25 grams of whey protein, and refreshes hard-working muscles with electrolytes, Taurine and Citruline Malate, making XTEND RTD the convenient and muscle-supporting BCAA solution.*

BUILD & PRESERVE MUSCLE*

Build and preserve muscle with 7 GRAMS of hypercritical BCAAs — in the nature-designed and widely-researched 2:1:1 ratio — along with Glutamine and Citrulline Malate. Plus, with a proprietary blend of hydration-promoting electrolytes, Scivation XTEND is the delicious, refreshing, SUGAR-FREE way to help anyone grind through a grueling gym session.*

Perfect Before, After, and During Training

World-class athletes, elite bodybuilders, champion powerlifters, and weight-training enthusiasts of varying types all use Scivation XTEND during their workouts to help them train longer, harder, and with more intensity.* When consuming two servings daily, Scivation XTEND helps to facilitate both fat loss* and new muscle construction.* Also, by orchestrating optimal protein synthesis and by balancing the intracellular energy economy, Scivation XTEND severely truncates recovery time.*

Branched Chain Amino Acids, Not Just Essential Amino Acids

Scivation XTEND contains 7grams of branched-chain amino acids per serving. No hiding, no tricks, no "padding" from cheap or completely random amino acids. Each serving of Scivation XTEND contains 3.5 grams of Leucine to stimulate muscle protein synthesis plus 1.75 grams of Valine and 1.75 grams of Isoleucine.*

2:1:1 Ratio Designed by Nature, Proven by Research

Nearly all of the reputable peer-reviewed studies that have highlighted the effectiveness of BCAAs — along with most of the anecdotal information that has sprung forth from the hardcore weight rooms — have investigated a 2:1:1 Leucine to Valine to Isoleucine formula. So despite a starring role for Leucine, Valine and Isoleucine are still vitally important to a multitude of the physique benefits that come from BCAAs.

One noteworthy study investigated muscle protein synthesis from either Leucine on its own or from BCAAs at a 2:1:1 ratio. College-age, recreationally-trained male participants received a straight Leucine supplement, a 2:1:1 BCAA supplement, or a non-caloric placebo before and after a leg workout. As to be expected, Leucine performed better than did the placebo, but the 2:1:1 BCAA ratio bested them both.

Valine & Isoleucine - Vitally Important as Well

Additionally, in an attempt to dazzle you with numbers, some lopsided amino formulas drop the amounts of Valine and Isoleucine in favor or Leucine - a critical mistake - which ends up smothering some other very important benefits. For one, Valine competes with Tryptophan for uptake into the brain, and a brain soaked in Tryptophan will have a much hard time relaying the message to the muscles that they need to work harder and push more weight. Furthermore, in a Japanese study, scientists observed a fat-burning mechanism dependent upon Isoleucine. Subjects who consumed more supplemental Isoleucine gained less body fat than those who did not, even though both groups ate a high-fat diet.

So when it comes to getting the most out of your workouts, whether it be triggering post-workout muscle protein synthesis, thwarting fatigue, or stoking the fat-burning flames, a 2:1:1 BCAA ratio — the same ratio in Scivation XTEND — is the way to go.*

After 10 Years, Still Defining - and Redefining - BCAAs

Scivation XTEND, the originator and leader in BCAA technology, is the trusted brand credited with creating the first BCAA intra-workout drink mix. With over a decade devoted to improving and perfecting the formula – best-in-class flavors, show-stopping mixability, and fully-disclosed ingredients in relevant amounts – Scivation XTEND continues to outpace comparison. There's nothing like it.

Use Scivation XTEND, the original and most widely-used intra-workout BCAA product, to build muscle, burn fat, and to prolong the intensity of - and recovery from - your next workout.*

Ratings & Reviews

Overall Rating
9.1
2,907 Ratings
Verified Buyer Rating
9.2
1,230 Ratings
Average Flavor Rating
9.1
15 Flavors
Top Rated Flavor
9.1
Grape
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9
 
  • 10 Mango
  • 9 Pineapple

Ive taken this a few times now each and I enjoy the flavors. I like a couple scoops in over a gallon of water. the flavor is smooth and enjoyable. It mixes well and normally stays pretty mixed all day. You can't go wrong with the ingredients, and flavor. I can't wait to get another tub and have more flavors like strawberry kiwi.

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Verified Buyer
  • 2 Green Apple
  • 9 Blood Orange

green apple was way too sweet and artificial,i mixed with almost 2 1/2 liters of water and still the flavor was pretty strong ,i was using bloody orange before this ,which isn't that strong or leaves you with artificial taste .fortunately i always order 30 servings, and would keep changing flavors for now i use it only on cardio day or on legs days

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9
 
  • 8 Fruit Punch
  • 10 Watermelon
  • 8 Strawberry Kiwi
  • 9 Pineapple

The Xtend profile is simply awesome. 7g BCAAs versus most others 5g -0 I like to hit 3g leucine and this does it in one scoop. adding glutamine is so very helpful and they don't neglect the electrolyte mix. This is an awesome intraworkout and recovery drink. The flavors are wonderful - all of the ones I tried are better in comparison than most other brands I've tried of the same - and not weak at all, which is my biggest gripe about some amino drinks as I like things full-flavored. I was even able to increase the amount of water and the flavor still holds. It's also some of the easiest to mix, ever. I thought and have to go back and shake it up after settling but there simply was none. My only wish for improvement is possibly the dyes, and if they could move away from ace-k. but you don't drink massive amounts all day, so for the quality overall, I'd recommend.

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  • 10 Grape
  • 8 Fruit Punch
  • 7 Watermelon
  • 10 Mango

First off if you've never had Xtend, stop reading this right now and order a tub. Any flavor they're all delicious. Now onto my experience. I've had many flavors of Xtend and have enjoyed them all and drink it intraworkout for almost every gym session. This time I'll be reviewing Fruit Punch, Watermelon, Mango and Grape. (In my experience all Xtend flavors have perfect mixability (just a few quick shakes) the price point for the quality is unbeatable, ingredients are top of the line, and the effects are, in my opinion, minimal but worthwhile so for the readers sake I will discuss flavor) I dislike fruit punch a lot. I had a bad experience with a fruit punch flavored creatine in the past from a different company so I stay away from that flavor at all costs. With that being said this is delicious. Throw a few ice cubes in your shaker and it is so refreshing. I would continue to buy this flavor again and again. I personally am not a fan of watermelon flavored products so I was skeptical at first. My 7 flavor rating is a tad biased since I don't like watermelon to begin with but it was good. I had 24 oz of water to one scoop of Xtend so the flavor was diluted a little but I did enjoy it. A little less water and the flavor would really shine. Mango Xtend is the only flavor of any product I've ever tried that tasted juicy. It's hard for me to really explain it any better but it was like I was drinking actual mango juice and it was incredible. The only bad part of this flavor was eventually I ran out. Will 100% have to get more because this is incredible and you can see many will agree on here. Grape straight up tasted like grape koolaid. No other way to describe it. This is just mouthwatering delicious. It's the one flavor I've wanted to try for so long and finally was able to get my hands on some and I promise this stuff is a game changer. Hopefully my reviews were vivid enough for you to help you decide which flavor to choose but really you can't go wrong. Scivation doesn't know how to make a bad product or a flavor that isn't delicious!

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What's in SciVation Xtend

90 Servings Blood Orange
Serving Size: 1 Scoop (13 g)
Servings Per Container:90
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 0       
Total Carbohydrate 0 g 0%*
Sugars 0 g **
VItamin B6 (as Pyridoxine Hydrochloride) 640 mcg 32%
Sodium 230 mg 9%
Potassium 180 mg 5%
L-Leucine 3,500mg **
L-Glutamine 2,500mg **
L-Isoleucine 1,750mg **
L-Valine 1,750mg **
Electrolyte Blend: 1,140mg **
Trisodium Citrate Dihydrate, Potassium Chloride, Sodium Chloride
Citrulline Malate (1:1) 1,000mg **
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
** Daily Value (DV) not established.
Other Ingredients:
Citric Acid, Natural & Artificial Flavor, Sucralose, Acesulfame Potassium (Ace-K), FD&C Yellow #5, and FD&C Red #40.
Allergen Warning: Produced on equipment that also processes dairy, soy, wheat, peanuts, eggs, fish, shellfish, almonds, or other tree nuts, sulfites or corn.

Directions For Xtend:

As a dietary supplement, mix one scoop per 8-10 oz. of water. Shake well and consume during exercise on training days, or throughout the day on non-training days. 

Directions for Xtend RTD: Consume one bottle immediately prior to, during, or after exercise.

Directions for Xtend 100mg Caps: As a dietary supplement, take two (2) capsules with 8oz (240 mL) water. For best results consume 5 to 6 servings (10 to 12 capsules) daily, especially on training days or when dieting.

Warnings: This product is only intended for healthy adults, 18 years of age or older. Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Consult with a licensed, qualified healthcare professional before taking this or any dietary supplement product. Immediately discontinue use and contact your healthcare professional if you experience any adverse reaction to this product. Use only as directed. Do not use if safety seal is broken or missing. Store in a cool dry place. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

* 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.
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