PrimaForce Pure ALA Alpha Lipoic Acid, a versatile water and fat soluble metabolic antioxidant. Pure ALA scavenges free radicals and can increase your musclesÂ´ uptake of glycogen. Pure ALA helps partition nutrients to lean tissue and away from fat tissue, enhances glucose utilization. Summary: Supplementing with alpha lipoic acid may result in measurable gains in both strength and muscularity. Taking ALA before and during a work out will promote performance and help shuttle nutrients faster to your muscles.