Should You Use Glutamine?

Glutamine seems to be a pretty popular supplement as as many of you may know. Why is it good to supplement with, when you are not terminally ill or in a hospital bed? I have no idea. I remember hearing Bro Science that glutamine could help decrease muscle soreness, but I was unable to find any research to back this claim. If you're bored and want some entertainment check out the Bro Science here. Glutamine is a very important amino acid in our bodies. 'It is considered to be a major fuels for many cells including enterocytes, reticulocytes, stimulated lymphocytes, fibroblast and malignant cells. These cells share the common characteristics of relative rapid growth rates, high glicolitic rates, relative poor glucose oxidative capacity, and high glutaminase activity.' (Vasconcelos et al,…
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3 Habits For Improved Body Composition and Health

If you're a regular reader of this site, you know that I am a fan of both Intermittent Fasting and Habit-Based Nutrition. As the title states, I'm going to focus on 3 habits that you can make right now to improve your body composition and improve your health. 1. Make Protein A Priority This has been beaten to death, but pretty much every time I assess a clients nutrition they aren't consuming enough protein. You need 1g/lb of bodyweight of protein. If you're 120 pounds, you need 120 grams of protein. If you're 200 pounds, you need 200 grams of protein. It's a simple calculation. If you passed grade 4 math, I think you can multiply 1x1 right? Just kidding (kind of). In an ideal world you'd have your protein…
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