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Glutamine Side Effects
There is no adverse side effects. Too much Glutamine might be counterproductive and can possibly reduce growth hormone production.
In one study, Glutamine supplements has increased Human Growth Hormone by 430% It provides a positive nitrogen balance for anabolic state. It helps produce high energy adenosine triphosphate (ATP) for muscle contractions.
How to use Glutamine
The best time to take Glutamine is before and after a workout. After a workout it should be mixed with a protein and carbohydrate drink. Because whey protein is naturally high in glutamine, it could be used for after workout nutrition. It is recommended to take between 6 to 10 grams per day for a bodybuilder who trains on a regular schedule.
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