Intra-Workout Powder with 7g of BCAAs to Build Muscle, Burn Fat, and Aid Recovery During Workouts*
Formulated with Hydration-Inducing Electrolytes with Zero Sugar or Carbs*
9.2  out of 10  (2,793 Reviews)
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Product Overview

Xtend Containers
7g BCAAs

Research-backed 2:1:1 ratio with 3.5g of leucine and 1.75g each of isoleucine and valine.

0 Calories
0g Carbs
0g Sugar

Zero-calorie recovery fuel in multiple mouthwatering flavors.

Xtend® The Original

For over 10 years, XTEND® has been making the best recovery products in the world. The award-winning XTEND® Original formula is powered by 7 grams of branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs), which have been clinically shown to support muscle repair, recovery, and growth. XTEND® Original also contains a unique blend of hydrating electrolytes and additional performance ingredients to help you refuel, repair, and recover.*

The three BCAAs are leucine, isoleucine, and valine. It's important to note that many BCAA formulas contain only 5 grams of BCAAs per serving, which means they may lack enough leucine to effectively stimulate muscle protein synthesis (MPS). Every serving of XTEND® Original contains 3.5 grams of leucine to stimulate MPS, as well as 1.75 grams each of isoleucine and valine, in the research-backed 2:1:1 ratio found in nature.*

Whatever your fitness goal, training style, or sport of choice, XTEND® can help you train harder, recover faster, and get back in the game sooner. Try all the sugar-free, zero-calorie, mouthwatering flavors of XTEND® Original to fuel your fitness goals.*

Xtend Athlete

When To Take Xtend® For Best Results:

Pre Workout Bottle
Intra Workout Jumping Rope
Post Workout Recovery
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Third-Party Tested & Certified

XTEND® Original is NSF Certified for Sport® and Informed-Choice certified. These preeminent third-party testing and quality assurance programs are recognized for their dedication to keeping nutritional supplements clean, free from banned substances, and safe for consumption. It's rare to obtain even one certification, but XTEND® Original proudly carries certifications from both organizations so you can consume our BCAAs with the utmost confidence.*

XTEND® is often credited with launching the entire intra-workout BCAA category, and we've been leading it ever since. On top of our certifications, XTEND® Original is also research-backed and has been shown effective in two university studies.*

Ratings & Reviews

Overall Rating
2,793 Ratings
Verified Buyer Rating
1,260 Ratings
Average Flavor Rating
43 Flavors
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Mar 22, 2019
  • 9 Mango Madness

I used this mostly pre-workout- one scoop and mixed it with 12oz water. It mixes well but there is still a small gritty part at bottom- so you drink it and once you have a few sip left you mix with a spoon to get all of it down. The flavor is great and taste very mango like and not overly sweet- it is not like a real mango but it does come as close as possible without cals and carbs. This has 7 grams of BCAA with calories and carbs. I really like the electrolyte blend and you really feel it in the morning workout. Hydration is very important and I have been getting slightly better pump-endurance because of it. Overall one of the better BCAA out there. Xtend is very popular brand and it live up to all the popularity and quality is always good. Ps I also use Xtend pro -post workout whey isolate and it also rocks.

Mar 18, 2019
  • 10 Italian Blood Orange

I was able to try this product thanks to the extreme generosity of Xtend and the reps. Italian Blood Orange tastes phenomenal. I visited Italy last summer and tried some of their blood oranges and i have to say, this comes the closest to mimicking that real flavor. I absolutely love it and i can see why everyone praises it so much. No artificial taste whatsoever. Not overly intensive but you can mix it with more or less water depending on your personal preference. I have to rate it as my new favorite BCAA flavor. The only thing topping it are the Xtend Carbonated BCAA's in my opinion but even then it's a close contest. 9.5/10 It mixes and dissolved perfectly. No foaming, no residue or solid pieces left over. Zero complaints here. 10/10 Xtend's BCAA helped me feel energized and helped me through my workouts. It is extremely hydrating and i prefer drinking it over regular plain water any day. It's also very refreshing and i could drink this during the gym or during any other time of the day. It tastes great and it's awesome on hot days as well. 9/10 This supplement comes with 7 grams of BCAA, zero calories, zero sugar. It has an electrolyte blend for hydration, vitamin B6 and so much more. All top quality ingredients and definitely something you can drink every day. Xtend really has the best flavors out there and Italian Blood Orange is definitely one of them. If you're looking for a BCAA supplement, then look no further. This one is a real gem and i'll continue to use it every day with joy. Here's to hoping that the Italian Blood Orange flavor also gets added to the carbonated BCAA line up.

Mar 16, 2019
Verified Buyer
  • 8 Strawberry Kiwi Splash

It mixes instantly the taste is good but at the end the chemical taste comes thru

Mar 15, 2019
  • 9 Italian Blood Orange

Great intraworkout supplement! I tried the blood orange and it tastes like a orange grapefruit juice. This helped me stay hydrated and assisted with my long endurance workouts.

Mar 14, 2019
  • 10 Lemon-Lime Squeeze

Got to hand it to Scivation, another great flavor of Xtend BCAAs - Lemon-Lime Squeeze. I'd say it's a little heavier on the lemon than lime, but it's not overpowering. It seems to mimic lemonade (with a slice of lime) fairly well. This will probably make my rotation of Xtend flavors!

Mar 14, 2019
Verified Buyer
  • 10 Glacial Grape
  • 8 Strawberry Mango

Xtend is a staple in my supplements at the gym and they do sales on them so often I can keep it stocked for the gym and use it every day. Mixes very well and the taste is always good and strong!

Mar 12, 2019
Verified Buyer
  • 8 Strawberry Kiwi Splash

easy mixing, easy drinking. I use about 20 oz of water to get the flavor the way I like it

Mar 12, 2019
  • 9 Watermelon Explosion

took a single full scoop. i used about 14 oz of water. tasted pretty good with this combination. mixed very well.

Mar 12, 2019
  • 10 Watermelon Explosion

Tremendous taste, Scivation is always good for that as well as mixability. Don't need a whisk ball, spoon, etc., it'll be fine in just water + a bottle. Price is comparable to competition, but you get more grams of BCAA per serving. Some cheaper products have fewer grams, which is a hit or miss point to consider. However, this has always been my go-to.

Mar 11, 2019
Verified Buyer
  • 10 Lemon-Lime Squeeze

The flavor is spot on here! Tastes like gatorade with the obvious added benefits like the citrulline malate and taurine which helps you get through that tiring workout. With this supp, I always feel hydrated in the gym and the taste of this just makes it that much easier to drink. I toss 1.5-2 scoops into my 64oz flask and it helps keep me going throughout my whole workout not to mention it's sooo refreshing on a hot day. I'm a sucker for lemon lime drinks so this beat the blood orange for me, haha. Definitely gonna purchase more when I'm done!

Mar 05, 2019
  • 10 Glacial Grape
  • 10 Strawberry Kiwi Splash

This is my go to BCAA. Great taste and mixes well.

Feb 25, 2019
Verified Buyer
  • 10 Blue Raspberry
  • 9 Strawberry Kiwi Splash
Feb 15, 2019
  • 10 Strawberry Kiwi Splash
  • 10 Smash Apple

The Best BCAA In The Sport Universe

Feb 05, 2019
Verified Buyer
  • 10 Italian Blood Orange

Amazing product, mixes very well. Flavor is strong but nothing extra water cant help.

Feb 01, 2019
Verified Buyer
  • 10 Tropic Thunder
  • 10 Lemon-Lime Squeeze

I love both flavors! I use xtend for my long runs and hard gym sessions. I like drinking Xtend than Gatorade. Seriously buy this product!!

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What's in Scivation Xtend

Serving Size: 1 Scoop (13.86 g)
Servings Per Container:20
Amount Per Serving % DV
Calories 0       
Total Carbohydrates 0 g 0%*
Sugars 0 g **
VItamin B6 (as Pyridoxine Hydrochloride) 640 mcg 32%
Sodium 220 mg 9%
Potassium 170 mg 5%
L-Leucine 3,500mg **
L-Glutamine 2,500mg **
L-Isoleucine 1,750mg **
L-Valine 1,750mg **
Electrolyte Blend: 1,170mg **
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:
Natural & Artificial Flavor, Citric Acid, Sucralose, Acesulfame Potassium (Ace-K), FD&C Blue Lake #1.

Directions For Xtend: As a dietary supplement, mix each scoop in 10-14 fl. oz. of water (adjust for taste preference) and shake well. On training days, consume 1 scoop during exercise and 1 scoop after exercise. On non-training days, consume 2 scoops throughout the day. For best results, use two scoops per day.

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, especially if you are taking medication or have a medical condition. Discontinue 2 weeks prior to surgery. 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. This product is sold by weight, not volume. Some settling of powder may occur during shipping and handling, which may affect density of powder. This product contains the servings indicated when measured exactly by weight.

* 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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