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What you want does not exist. If you understand the basics of nutrition, you need a certain amount of protein, carbs and fat in your diet. Beyond that, vitamins and minerals. That's just for living, so how about building muscle? Bottom line: if you want to build muscle you have to work hard and lift heavy things. Your body will adapt to the stresses you ...


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No, they do not complete with each other for absorbtion and serve different functions. Glutamine will help shift your body from it's post workout catabolic state and will help with muscle repair and growth. Glutamine is a non-essential ammino acid which helps prevent the breakdown of muscle fiber. Creatine helps the muscle fiber store more H2O and ATP ...


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The following is taken from an archived article on musculardevelopment.com (the author is a professional bodybuilder and nutrition PhD). There's not an ounce of truth to this. Creatine and glutamine have completely different receptors. Creatine transport into skeletal muscle is regulated by the Creatine Transporter while glutamine transport ...


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You should be taking your supplements daily to maintain your load. Both of those supplements do good things not only for workouts, but for your body in general, including the brain. I would suggest continuing to take them in the same manner that you take them on "on" days. However, most people I've come into contact with suggest taking creatine and ...


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@Edgar has a point about the BCAAs, but taking Glutamine may not do much for you if you don't take it properly, and still may not help if you take enough. The thing about glutamine is that a vast majority of what you take is absorbed by the gut. So, if you want some to make it to the 'muscles of the day', You're going to have to take a lot, and by a lot I ...


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Don't waste your money. If you aren't willing to put in 'more than a little' exercise, the impact you'll see from the supplements will be slim to none. If someone told you that you looked bigger while you were taking creatine, that's because creatine causes you to retain slightly more water - so you had a bit more water weight bulking you out, but that's not ...


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You aren't going to get more authoritative answers than what you already researched. Glutamine's response has several studies, and the quality of the studies have been graded (A-D) and magnitude of response for humans have been given a 3 star rating. Each of the studies are available in a link on the last column. The bottom line is that for humans, there ...


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I'd use a calculator online to get a fairly accurate idea of your recommended calories and daily macros (protein, fat, carbs). Glutamine has rather minor impacts, most notably affecting cell hydration, immunity, and minimizing DOMS. But those affects are really pretty small. Generally your body makes all the glutamine it can use, and I've heard arguments ...


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L-Glutamine is used to prevent (or limit) Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness. It is also used by the body's immune system as an energy source. So in taking it on a regular basis you should find that you are less susceptible to catching colds etc. and you shouldn't feel too sore if you are, say, doing heavy weight work. This is from my own experience of heavy ...



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