This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.
Unformatted text preview: Leucine, isoleucine and valine are three amino acids that supply the body with energy. Glutamine is the most readily available amino acid in the muscles and is essential to muscle function and helps muscles cells to be more efficient, create aerobic fuel, produce bicarbonate, and it even supplies energy to the immune and digestive systems (Stoppani, 2006). So in conclusion, when athletes use these three amino acids before, during and after an intense training session, they can limit fatigue, muscle damage, and also assist in muscle recovery and development. Reference Stoppani, J. (2006). Amino Mixer. Joe Weiders Muscle & Fitness, 67, 260-260. Retrieved September 2, 2011, from EBSCOhost database....
View Full Document
- Spring '10