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What is glutamine? L-glutamine is a very common amino acid in the body. Glutamine belongs to non-essentials amino acids. Our body needs the amino acids in such situations: during training, illness, stress or trauma. L-glutamine is in our body, and most reserves are in muscle. Therefore, the amino acid is a very popular in athletes. Glutamine enhances protein and lipid synthesis, promotes tissue repair, regulates of acid-base balance in the kidney.
Animal sources: beef, chicken, fish, eggs, dairy products.
Plant sources: cabbage, beets, beans, spinach, parsley.
For athletes, seriously engaged in bodybuilding, is recommended to take l-glutamine supplement in the form of pharmaceutical preparations.
Method 1: L-glutamine acid can be taken evenly throughout the day in little portions: 2-3 g. It will provide the most complete uptake in muscle.
Method 2: Athletes are recommended to take glutamine supplement immediately after exercise, before exercise and bedtime. For example, you can take 5-10 grams of glutamine supplement before workout and after. You should wash down the amino acid with plenty of liquid. Glutamine powder is virtually tasteless with liquids.
L-glutamine supplements are available in powder or capsule form.
Glutamine is a non-essential amino acid, therefore its consumption does not lead to any side effects. People which have problems with liver or kidney should be careful.