AAKG is a salt of the amino acid L-Arginine and alpha-ketoglutarate acid. AAKG has grown in popularity over the years with bodybuilders for its purported benefits on muscles and performance due to the belief that it may help increase nitric oxide levels. AAKG may help bodybuilders increase muscle mass as well as boost performance and energy.* It is commonly taken as a preworkout supplement.** 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.