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Did you know that when you exercise you’re not just stressing your muscles?

Physical exertion sets off a cascade of stress responses in the body that, if left unaddressed, can make it harder for you to recover and harder for you to achieve the gains you’re working toward.

Got your attention? Good. Because L-Glutamine not only can help to address the many different stressors that arise from physical exertion, but can also help you in a variety of other ways.

Check out these L-Glutamine benefits:

  • Helps to maintain a positive nitrogen balance, referred to as an anabolic state, which is crucial for any active individual.
  • Aids in the production of rapidly growing cells, such as immune system lymphocytes and intestinal cell enterocytes, which can help to off-set some of the stress from physical exertion.
  • Helps to regulate the body’s acid-alkaline balance (also known as body pH); homeostasis is critical for overall fitness.

Glutamine is considered a “conditionally essential” amino acid, meaning that when your body is under an inordinate amount of stress, such as during strenuous exercise, it needs more glutamine than it can normally produce internally.

Specifically, it needs a NOW® Sports Glutamine supplement because our L-Glutamine products are carefully screened for purity and potency and are manufactured according to our industry-leading quality assurance standards. And we always use the natural “L” form amino acids, because we believe that natural is better.

Time to kick muscle stress to the curb. Ready for some NOW® Sports Glutamine bodybuilding products?

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