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L-Glutamine a Powerful Bodybuilding Supplement

August 26th, 2008 · 5 Comments

Glutamine is an extremely powerful bodybuilding supplement, medicine glutamine is an essential bodybuilding supplement for any one who wants to reduce muscle deterioration and want a good recovery between workout sessions.

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But what is really interesting is that glutamine is the most abundant naturally produce amino acid in the human body, its occurrence in the body is 3-4 times higher than any other amino acid.

So what makes glutamine a popular bodybuilding supplement? Workout Planet has the answer.

Glutamine is the only amino acid capable of crossing the blood-brain barrier, is found in circulating blood and stored in the skeletal muscles, 60% of free form amino acids floating in skeletal muscles is L-glutamine.

L-glutamine molecule

Glutamine supplementation can reduce muscle deterioration, improve the protein metabolism, prevent overtraining and some studies revealed that can increase growth hormone levels when consumed in its free form.

In other words glutamine supplements provide fuel for the muscles cells, making glutamine the MVP of all bodybuilding supplements.

But glutamine supplements are not the only way to ingest glutamine, most of the food we normally eat daily contains L-glutamine. L-glutamine can be found in beef, chicken, fish eggs, milk, dairy products, beets, beans, spinach and parsley.

So if glutamine is not in your bodybuilding supplements list, head down to your local body shop and don’t forget to stop by the supermarket and get some of those products and store them in your fridge.

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5 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Ryan Kazinec // Aug 29, 2008 at 10:16 am

    I love glutamine.
    When I first started working out I tried a bunch of different supplements but have stuck with glutamine from the beginning. It is great for recovery times. Everyone knows that feeling when you back into the gym after months of inactivity; you put in a solid workout and then feel like you got ran over by a bus the next day. Glutamine won’t alleviate all of the suffering but for me it works wonders. Only if glutamin forced me into the gym each day, that’s something they need to develop a supplement for.

  • 2 Workout Planet // Aug 29, 2008 at 10:27 am

    Yeah I love glutamine too, and lets wait for that supplement to motivate people to go to the gym. lol

  • 3 Annie // Sep 1, 2008 at 4:19 am

    I absolutley love L Glutamine this wonderful tripeptide is not only for body builders! It can create health again in unhealthy bodies as well.

    I have been researching it for a new blog a new client wants me to handle for him and have been taking the supplemental precursers to Glutamine what a difference to my energy levels!

    Great post!

  • 4 admin // Sep 1, 2008 at 7:35 am

    Yes Annie I do know is not only for bodybuilders, and can be used for many other things, but as my main focus is on bodybuilding supplements I left out that info, but thanks for bringing it up, I might do another post about that subject.

    Thanks for your post…

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