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Glutamine is a conditionally essential amino acid and an important it plays...
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What is Glutamine?
Glutamine is a conditionally essential amino acid and an important it plays is to aid in protein synthesis.
Where does it come from and what does “conditionally” essential mean?
Your body makes naturally but also uses in high amounts. “Conditionally essential” basically means that although the body can make it, when the demands exceed what’s available in your body it’s time to supplement more glutamine into your diet. When you workout intensely your glutamine levels in your cells can drop by up to 50%.
When would I want to supplement more L-glutamine?
Anytime you don’t want to experience extreme long lasting soreness! In the fitness world athletes and body builders have used L-Glutamine for quicker repair of damaged muscle tissue due to musculoskeletal trauma from intense workouts.
If you workout chances are you could benefit from ingesting a little extra Glutamine! After all who doesn’t want to be less sore and recover faster?
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