PURE Glutamine is expertly formulated for increased availability of muscular L-Glutamine – providing enhanced muscle gains due to optimum protein metabolism and rapid recovery. It also serves as an immune system booster, especially for endurance athletes (cycling, ultra-distance triathletes) and body builders.
The amino acid L-Glutamine controls protein synthesis within muscle cells. It speeds up muscle tissue repair by transporting nitrogen to muscle cells – an important action in protein utilisation. Post workout, the immediate reserve source of glucose for muscles (glycogen) is depleted and can only be replenished quickly by using PURE Glutamine. Acting as an anabolic precursor for muscle growth, the L-Glutamine present in PURE Glutamine increases the amount of glycogen synthesised in the liver and muscles, therefore making muscles larger and fuller.
Prolonged exercise demands greater release and uptake of L-Glutamine by the body, adversely affecting the cells of the immune system and making the athlete more prone to viral infections. Post training supplementation with PURE Glutamine reduces the risk of infections, and prevents associated immune impairment or immunodepression.
L-Alanine has several properties that are useful to athletes and others trying to build muscle and improve stamina. During anaerobic exercise (weightlifting/sustained running) muscles produce lactate and L-Alanine as by-products. These are carried by the bloodstream to the liver, where L-Alanine can be re-used to regenerate glucose and serve as an energy source once the liver is depleted of glycogen. In addition, L-Alanine possesses the ability to help maintain the health of the prostate. Research has also shown that L-Alanine, in combination with L-Glutamine, as presented in PURE Glutamine causes a rapid increase in uptake of L-Glutamine.
|Serving size: 1 level measure (approx 9g)||per 9g serving|