What is L Glutamine?
Glutamine from The Protein Works™ is selectively and scientifically sourced to ensure we only have the finest quality. Glutamine is the most prevalent amino acid found in the muscles of the body and considered to be a 'must have' supplement for those involved in intense training and exercise. But it’s ours that’s widely praised as being the best in sports nutrition. This is because every pouch that leaves HQ is the sum and substance of thousands of studies. Whether that’s research published in the Journal of Amino Acids, The Journal of Parental and Enteral Nutrition or the Canadian Journal of Applied Physiology, we have read and researched them all.
L Glutamine and recovery?
Firstly, to appreciate its properties you must first understand what happens to the body during periods of intense training. Whilst at rest your immune system functions efficiently, however research shows that when you train at an intensity higher than 85% of your maximum heart rate (near exhaustion), your oxygen usage vastly increases. This causes lactic acid to accumulate in the muscles, which in turn alters your PH and causes your body to pull alkaline reserves from bones and other mineral dense sources. Furthermore, muscle tissue is torn and muscle energy stores are depleted.
All things considered the body has a lot to cope with and this can result in an ‘immune system crash’ which is where the health of the immune system is compromised and can last anywhere between 3 to 72 hours.
Why is Your L Glutamine The Best?
Here at TPW™, you can have supreme confidence in the product quality and supply source. Each ingredient supplier must pass rigorous audits and checks before being given the TPW™ quality seal of approval. Traceability, quality, and consistency are the three things we demand on every single ingredient. This is our philosophy that flows through every product we manufacture and sets us apart in the world of sports nutrition today.
How is Yours Packaged?
Please note that our Glutamine product is produced in-house at our very own production facility. It is supplied in a re-sealable foil pouch to ensure freshness and a scoop is included free of charge in every product.
What Other Amino Acid Powders Do You Stock?
We have an extensive Amino Acid Powder range all with their own unique benefits. Our Range include the following:
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Disclaimer: Customer reviews are independent and reflect customer's personal experiences. Individual results may vary. Products designed to be taken in conjunction with a balanced diet and training plan.
Serving Size: 5g
We recommend consuming 15g daily split over three servings:
- 5g in the morning
- 5g in the afternoon
- 5g before bed
Add 2 medium BLACK scoops (5g) to water or juice in your TPW™ Master Blender, shake and drink.
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Q. What is Glutamine?
A. It's the most abundant non-essential amino acid in the human body.
Q. When should I use Glutamine?
A. It depends on your lifestyle and goals, we recommend the following optimal serving times. Consume 15g daily. Usually servings are split into 3 equal servings of 5g in the morning, 5g in the afternoon and 5g before bed.
Q. What are main reasons for supplementing with it?
A. To restore glycogen levels, build new tissue and aid faster recovery after intense training and exercise. By adding this to your supplement regime, it increases the levels of glutaminc acid in the body, which helps metal focus and general mood.
Q. What does Glutamine taste like?
A. It doesn't really have a taste when mixed in with a protein shake. If taken on its own then is can have a slight bitter taste, so is best mixed with a flavoured juice.
Q. Is Glutamine an essential or non essential amino acid ?
A. It's considered a semi essential amino acid as your body produces Glutamine.
Q. What are the differences between essential and non essential amino acids?
A. There are in excess of 20 amino acids which make up all the proteins in the body. Between 9 and 12 of those are produced naturally by the body, and these are known as non essential amino acids. The other amino acids are not produced by the body therefore diet or supplements must be the source of those essential amino acids.
Q. Are there any specific health benefits associated with Glutamine?
A. Studies have shown that supplementing with Glutamine can boost the immune system and prevent infection and promote healing.
Q. Are all brands the same no matter what brand you use?
A. As with so many things in life, if you don't ask the right questions, you won't get the right answers! The quality of ingredient can vary significantly and therefore the potency will do too. In addition, just because a product may be called pure it doesn't mean that it necessarily is. We recommend you read the ingredients and nutritionals on the label to better understand exactly what you are buying. We can assure you that our products are 100% pure. At TPW™, we are committed to transparency and openness in all our products and that is why we provide a Product Profile on Glutamine which gives a complete overview of the product's background including our approval, location of manufacture and money back guarantee applicability.
Q. How can I tell if the one I use is good quality?
A. Look for the Certificate of Analysis which will give you the assurance that what you are buying is what it says it is.
Q. Is Glutamine suitable for vegans and vegetarians?
A. Yes, it is suitable for both vegans and vegetarians.
Q. Can I use Glutamine with other supplements?
A. The simple answer is yes. We recommend you always check serving instructions on each product if you plan on taking a combination of supplements.
Q. What if any side effects will I get from taking Glutamine?
A. We haven't heard of any nasty side effects from taking TPW™ Glutamine
Q. Is Glutamine found in natural whole foods?
A. Yes, it is naturally found in meat and dairy products, such as beef, pork and poultry. However, anyone who trains hard and heavy may require additional supplement intake of Glutamine to meet their body's requirements
Q. What effects should I expect from taking Glutamine alongside my training regime ?
A. Results vary depending on your diet, nutrition, training and individual body type. For an average individual, it helps the growth of lean muscle mass as well as muscle recovery.
Q. Who should take / benefit from using Glutamine?
A. Bodybuilders and strength athletes. Endurance athletes. Those new to weight training. People involved in team sports. Those who participate in regular intense training and exercise.