Vitamins

L-Glutamine

What is L-Glutamine? L-glutamine is an amino acid that is a building block of protein. It's the most abundant amino acid in the bloodstream and it makes up 30-35 percent of the amino acid nitrogen in your blood. What are the benefits of L-Glutamine? Promotes digestive and brain health, muscle growth, athletic performance, and more. …

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Malic Acid

What is Malic Acid? Malic acid, a natural substance found in fruits and vegetables, is commonly associated with apples. The body produces malic acid when it converts carbohydrates into energy. Why is it good for building muscle? Malic acid helps boost energy levels. It is an essential component in the Krebs cycle, a process that …

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Arginine alpha-Ketoglutarate

What is Arginine alpha-Ketoglutarate? Arginine alpha-ketoglutarate is a salt of the amino acid arginine and alpha-ketoglutaric acid. Why is it good for building muscle? Several studies found that the use of arginine alpha-ketoglutarate by bodybuilders promoted larger and longer lasting pumps. Some people take alpha-ketoglutarate to improve peak athletic performance because it helps the liver …

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Creatine Nitrate

What is beta-Alanine? Creatine nitrate is simply a more water-soluble version of creatine. Creatine is a nitrogenous organic acid that occurs naturally in vertebrates. Its main role is to facilitate recycling of adenosine triphosphate, the energy currency of the cell, primarily in muscle and brain tissue. Why is it good for building muscle?   Creatine …

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beta-Alanine

What is beta-Alanine? beta-Alanine is a naturally occurring beta amino acid, which is an amino acid in which the amino group is at the β-position from the carboxylate group. Why is it good for building muscle? If you're looking for a boost in short-to-medium duration high-intensity muscle performance, few supplements to date have fit the …

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Vitamin B-12

What is Vitamin B-12? Vitamin B₁₂, also called cobalamin, is a water-soluble vitamin that has a key role in the normal functioning of the brain and nervous system via the synthesis of myelin, and the formation of red blood cells. It is one of eight B vitamins. Why is it good for building muscle? Vitamin …

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Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)

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What is Folic Acid? Vitamin B9, also called folate or folic acid, is one of 8 B vitamins. All B vitamins help the body convert food (carbohydrates) into fuel (glucose), which is used to produce energy. These B vitamins, often referred to as B-complex vitamins, also help the body use fats and protein. B-complex vitamins …

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Vitamin B6

What is Vitamin B6? Vitamin B-6 (pyridoxine) is important for normal brain development and for keeping the nervous system and immune system healthy. You build muscle by repeated damaging existing muscle and allowing your body to repair it. That’s why trainers and coaches always recommend a rest day in between your workouts. These amino acids …

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Niacin

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What is Niacin? Niacin is a B vitamin that's made and used by your body to turn food into energy. It helps keep your nervous system, digestive system and skin healthy. One of the top kept secrets about niacin is the benefit it has for bodybuilding. It's great for short- and long-term results. Niacin aids the body …

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Vitamin C

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What is Vitamin C? Vitamin C, known as ascorbic acid or L-ascorbate, is an essential vitamin to the human body. It is a water-soluble vitamin necessary for normal growth and development. Vitamin C stimulates the tissues in your body to grow and repair. It forms collagen, a protein used to make skin, scar tissue, tendons, ligaments, and …

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