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NUTRIENT EDUCATION

L-ARGININE

What is it? How can it help me? L-arginine is a naturally occurring amino acid that may help to increase blood flow (in some populations) and anabolic growth-hormone secretion. This helps increase lean muscle mass/strength/power, promotes faster recovery from exercise,…

L-GLUTAMINE

What is it? How can it help me? L-glutamine is the most abundant, naturally-occurring, free amino acid found within skeletal muscle and blood. Strenuous exercise is associated with a drop in plasma glutamine levels and impaired immune function. Consuming L-glutamine…

PROTEIN

What is it? How can it help me? Protein serves a number of functions in your body—from muscle contraction to formation of hormones and enzymes—among others. It’s one of three macronutrients (carbohydrates and fat are the other two) your body…

WHAT IS HMB?

What is HMB? How can HMB help me? During exercise, muscles are damaged, causing muscle protein to break down. HMB, a metabolite of leucine (a branched-chain amino acid), helps prevent protein breakdown. Taking protein and amino acids after a workout…