Glutamine is a naturally occurring amino acid found in dietary protein. Glutamine helps your body to recover following physical stress. In particular it helps to alleviate muscle wasting by keeping your body in an anti-catabolic state. This results in the prevention of muscle wasting, especially during phases of fat loss when maintaining muscle if of the utmost importance. Combined with a sensible diet and workout regime, Glutamine will help you minimize the breakdown of muscle tissue and will assist with keeping a healthy immune system. To take advantage of the anti-catabolic properties of Glutamine, it is best taken around your training session, first thing in the morning and before going to bed. MassiveJoe recommends taking 3-5 serves per day, mixed with water, or with any other type of supplement. The most efficacious dose is 5 grams per serve.