What is L-Glutamine and What Can it Do for You?
With all the varying information circulating about the numerous types of supplements that you can be taking, it can be hard to determine exactly which supplements are right for you, your body, your activity level, and your lifestyle. We want to help you choose the best supplements to support your goals, so we will be breaking down each one and providing you with everything that you need to know to make an informed choice. First on the docket, L-Glutamine.
What is L-Glutamine?
L-Glutamine is the most abundant free amino acid within human muscle. It is a non-essential amino acid, meaning that our bodies are able to produce it and we don’t necessarily need to consume it. In addition, it plays an important role in muscle anabolism which is the growth of our muscle cells.
What can L-Glutamine do for you?
During prolonged periods of intense exercise, plasma glutamine levels decrease which may limit protein synthesis and muscle recovery. Supplementing with L-Glutamine can speed up muscle recovery and help prevent muscle tissue breakdown. Not only can it help repair your muscles after training, it can also support intestinal and immune health after periods of physical stress (i.e. exercise).
What does Micronized mean?
Our L-Glutamine is micronized for improved solubility and rapid absorption. Micronized means that the particles within the L-Glutamine are made finer so that they will dissolve better and so that our bodies can absorb them easier.
Who should take L-Glutamine?
If you participate in intense exercise, in which your muscle tissue is broken down, L-Glutamine might be the supplement for you. Not only will it help repair muscle tissue after periods of physical stress, it can also help to prevent tissue breakdown in the first place.
How much and how often?
We recommend supplementing with 1 scoop (5 g) of ® Micronized L-Glutamine once daily. On training days, its advisable to consume one serving around mid-morning on an empty stomach.
What sets Bodylogix® apart?
Are you living the vegan lifestyle? Bodylogix® Micronized L-Glutamine™ is 100% vegetable based and naturally fermented. It is not synthetically made or derived from human hair or duck feathers – thank goodness, right?
Because trust is of the utmost importance, Bodylogix® Micronized L-Glutamine™ is Contents Tested & Certified by NSF, a world leader in third-party testing to ensure the highest quality and safety standards.
Not sold yet? Bodylogix® Micronized L-Glutamine™ is also non-GMO, gluten free, and contains no fillers, additives or excipients. The only ingredient is fermented micronized L-Glutamine.
So, there you have it, everything you need to know about L-Glutamine. Now you can walk into the supplement store with confidence.