L-glutamine supports recovery*

L-glutamine is the most abundant amino acid in the body and is critical for many body functions. It makes up over 60% of the free amino acids in muscle and is the energy source of immune cells. When the body is under physical stress, such as during a high-intensity workout or running a marathon, muscle stores of glutamine can become depleted. Likewise, during calorie restriction, your body might not synthesize glutamine as needed. Under these low-glutamine conditions, researchers speculate that your body will prioritize glutamine to the most important body systems first, like the brain.

The muscles and the immune system only get the leftovers of glutamine, which can be inadequate for maximum health. This is when supplemental glutamine may help keep your tank topped off, as multiple studies have shown glutamine helps athletes stay healthy. It may help you train more frequently with less down periods.*

Timing and Ideal Use: Take 2-5g of L-glutamine in the morning and/or take 5g after workouts for recovery. 

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