What: GLUTAMINE SELECT is a powdered drink mix consisting of the amino acids glutamine, leucine, isoleucine and valine. The latter three comprise the branched-chain amino acids (BCAA).
The development of GLUTAMINE SELECT rests on solid scientific grounds. By partnering glutamine with BCAA in quantities clinically-proven to be effective in bodybuilding athletes, its tremendous anabolic energy can finally be uncapped, enabling users to achieve levels of muscle protein, glycogen, mass, strength and hardness not possible by relying on the diet alone.
Each ingredient in GLUTAMINE SELECT has been tested and reviewed for safety and purity. Beverly's R&D scientists left no stone unturned in making GLUTAMINE SELECT the very best tasting formula of its kind by using a proprietary cherry flavoring system.
Who: GLUTAMINE SELECT is intended for use as a dietary supplement by men and women engaging in resistance and/or cardio exercise who wish to improve the appearance and performance of their body.
Why: GLUTAMINE SELECT from Beverly International Nutrition supports the fastest possible improvements in the appearance and performance of your physique by tackling a little known but pervasive condition known as "anabolic fatigue".
The Condition: "Anabolic Fatigue"
Protein synthesis is the essential element of building muscle. The synthesis of glycogen, though less important, is hardly non-essential, particularly for athletes. For instance, scientists have determined that when your muscle cells are depleted of glycogen, protein synthesis slows down and muscle atrophy (shrinkage) becomes much more likely. Just think of how flat and out of shape your muscles look (and how sluggish they feel) when they are low in glycogen, such as occurs when you eat too little carbohydrate. The amount of glycogen inside your muscles can even affect your vascularity.
Anabolism is very energy-intensive, like climbing up a steep hill. Approximately 1 out of every 5 calories burned by your body is used to drive protein synthesis, for instance, yet bodybuilding athletes demand this and other anabolic processes from their muscles 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This may result in a condition known as "anabolic fatigue" that lasts days, weeks, months or years. Anabolic fatigue can impair your ability to recover from your workouts and experience the gains in lean muscle mass and strength that you expect.
As an energy precursor, Beverly's scientists suspected that glutamine might help alleviate if not prevent anabolic fatigue in muscle cells, thereby enabling protein synthesis, glycogen synthesis and other anabolic process to proceed at speeds not otherwise possible. However, glutamine can't alleviate anabolic fatigue all by itself, the scientists observed. Its role as an energy precursor is affected by the availability of other amino acids, some more than others. Thus, they predicted that supplementing the diet with glutamine by itself wouldn't be the best plan of attack for a bodybuilding athlete to undertake. Doing so would only serve to cap what they referred to as its "anabolic energy". It was at this point that they began searching for other amino acids to partner with glutamine in an effort to uncap this potential.
The Solution: "Anabolic Energy"
Based on decades of research, Beverly's scientists predicted that a perfect partnership could be had by combining glutamine with branched-chain amino acids (BCAA: leucine, isoleucine and valine). Repeated tests on Beverly's own bodybuilding athletes confirmed this. Increases in muscle size, hardness and vascularity were continually reported. Test subjects felt that their overall energy levels remained more stable over the day. Recovery was enhanced. Even hunger and well-being seemed to be affected, making it easier to avoid overeating, lose body fat and remain lean and shapely.
The clinically-proven combination of glutamine and BCAA that Beverly's scientists released to the public in 2003 is known as GLUTAMINE SELECT. It continues to be a hit sensation to this day and is regarded by elite athletes as the "red bull" of bodybuilding amino acid formulas.