What Wednesday: Glutamine

June 21, 2017

Glutamine one of those supplements that most people know but really do not know why it's so important. Glutamine has so many benefits when taken in supplement form.  But before its benefits, what is Glutamine? Glutamine is a non-essential and conditionally essential amino acid (body needs to get it from its diet) that provides the body with numerous muscular benefits. Fun Fact: Glutamine is the most abundant amino acid found in muscle tissue.  Glutamine has been proven to increase protein synthesis which means your bodies rate of using protein. The more protein your body uses, the more it is able to recover. This will prevent muscle breakdown and help cells regenerate faster. It has also been shown to improve your immune system...

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What Wednesday: Whey Protein Concentrate

June 14, 2017

Whey Protein is the most used supplement on the market. It is has been around since the beginning of time...or when man learned how to make cheese.  Funny Story/Fun Fact: Back in the day, cheese makers would make their cheese and dispose of the watery residue it sat in. It wasn't until they realized what this byproduct was until they started making it for profit. This watery residue was very high in protein and extremely low in calories. It went on to be called Whey Protein. Now whey protein is everything when it comes to building lean muscle. The only question left is what whey protein is best for you.  There are three forms of Whey Protein: Whey Protein Hydrolysates, Isolate,...

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