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    Should I take Glutamine Supplements?


    Hello all,

    Is Glutamine supplements worth it?

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    I use it. I think I recover better with it. I use about 10 grams in my post-workout shake.
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    I use it also PWO with BCAA, but the new fangled scientific guys poo-poo it....
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    It is worthless for bodybuilding purposes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69
    It is worthless for bodybuilding purposes.
    Could u elaborate
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    Quote Originally Posted by hugry4more View Post
    Could u elaborate
    I usually don't mind elaborating but the evidence against glutamine's [purported] effects on bodybuilding is so overwhelming that I encourage you to conduct your own quick research .

    I'll point you in the right direction though:

    -Effect of glutamine supplementation combined with resistance training in young adults.

    -Glutamine: the nonessential amino acid for performance enhancement.

    -Addition of glutamine to essential amino acids and carbohydrate does not enhance anabolism in young human males following exercise.

    -The effects of high-dose glutamine ingestion on weightlifting performance.

    -Facts and fallacies of purported ergogenic amino acid supplements

    -Exercise-induced immunodepression- plasma glutamine is not the link.

    -Glutamine supplementation did not benefit athletes during short-term weight reduction


    ^^All titles of peer-reviewed, methodologically sound/relevant studies for your viewing pleasure.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69 View Post
    I usually don't mind elaborating but the evidence against glutamine's [purported] effects on bodybuilding is so overwhelming that I encourage you to conduct your own quick research .
    BOOOOOOOO! HISSSSSS!.....elaborate!!!! lol
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    Cliffs: glutamine wont help you with recovery unless you are a marathon runner or extreme endurance athlete or burn victim.


    Glutamine may help with immune system, GI benefits.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WARBIRDWS6 View Post
    I use it also PWO with BCAA, but the new fangled scientific guys poo-poo it....
    you have already bcaa..... bcaa is a nitrogen source for glutamine synthesis in muscle....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ligmenos

    you have already bcaa..... bcaa is a nitrogen source for glutamine synthesis in muscle....
    So then should I take bcaas??
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    Quote Originally Posted by hugry4more View Post
    So then should I take bcaas??
    No. Consuming any reasonable amount of protein via diet is enough for glutamine synthesis to occur.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hugry4more View Post
    So then should I take bcaas??
    if you have enough protein around work out i dont think its necessary to use bcaa..... but if you have the money add them....

    just dont use glutammine....worthless like mr.cooper said above...


    edit: @mr.cooper.... you are faster...
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    I haven't taken Glutamine sine the 90's. You think it could help with IBS symptoms?.
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    Quote Originally Posted by T-Bone View Post
    I haven't taken Glutamine sine the 90's. You think it could help with IBS symptoms?.
    i think its only a theory that can help with IBS.... but i'm not sure.... better wit for respond from one more expert than me...
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    Quote Originally Posted by T-Bone
    I haven't taken Glutamine sine the 90's. You think it could help with IBS symptoms?.
    I just started juicing once a day I highly recommend it. Your problems will be solve
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