A MAK-Honest Review of Glutamine
Supplement Type: Glutamine
Body Science Glutamine is a Natural Flavoured 100% Pure Pharmaceutical Grade that is rice fermented and is not a synthetic by-product as used by some cheaper synthetic brands. Glutamine is the most abundant free-form amino acid found in muscle tissue and plays a vital role in protein metabolism and muscle recovery. Glutamine is also found in large quantities in the immune system and digestive system. Glutamine regulates protein synthesis along with inhibiting protein degradation and stimulating glycogen synthesis.
Due to these effects, Body Science Glutamine plays an important role in your body by aiding recovery of muscle cells, improve muscle function, and decrease fatigue, especially during strenuous activity. Body Science Glutamine prevents muscle tissue catabolism and creates an anabolic environment which is vital for those pre-competition dieting. Body Science BSc Glutamine during the dieting phase may assist muscle sparing and muscle fullness due to cellular volumisation.
When to take Glutamine?
Add 5g (approx. 1 heaped teaspoon) of BSC Glutamine with 300ml of water and shake or stir. Consume immediately post-training (can be added to post-training protein shake).
How does Glutamine work? Pros?
Muscle & Recovery
Fight catabolism by replenishing muscle glutamine stores, which can take up to 24hrs to recover after intense exercise.
A primary energy source for your immune system, which can be greatly depleted in bodybuilders and athletes, those undertaking heavy training or anyone under sustained stress.
Muscle Growth & Maintenance
Glutamine comprises approx. 50-60% of the free amino acids in muscle and has been linked to protein synthesis. It prevents your muscle from being catabolised in order to provide Glutamine for other cells in the body.
Boost Athletic Performance
Supports detoxification by cleansing the body from high levels of ammonia and helps boost the immune system to increase your athletic endurance.
Happy Healthy Gut
Glutamine is a vital nutrient for the intestines to rebuild and repair, with the small intestines accounting for about 40-50% of glutamine consumption
- Enhance Protein Synthesis
- Additional Energy for Muscles
- Assist faster recovery
- Increase muscle hardness
- Decrease protein breakdown
- 100% Pure Pharmaceutical Grade Glutamine
Quick Answers to Common Questions
When is the best time to take Glutamine?
Glutamine is particularly needed when the body's stores of glutamine are low. The body's glutamine levels are at their lowest after intense physical activity. Most bodybuilders prefer to add glutamine supplements to their post-workout shake. It is also ideal for those who have been ill, under sustained stress or have otherwise had their immune function suppressed.
Shouldn't I be having more than 1.9g?
When taken for health reasons, your doctor may recommend supplementing with Glutamine several times a day. To support exercise performance, many athletes take Glutamine a number of times per day. You should consult a qualified healthcare professional before beginning any supplementation.
- Glutamine: The most abundant amino acid found in muscle, a building block of protein and critical to immune function.