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    Product Overview

    Glycine is a nonessential amino acid which can be found in protein rich food such as meat fish and dairy. It is considered the simplest amino acid in the body and is largely associated with the building of proteins.

    There is a lot of evidence to suggest that Glycine, when combined with a simple carbohydrate, can improve lean growth and recovery. It is thought that this combination can promote a greater glucose uptake compared to ingesting glucose alone. The combination of carbohydrates and Glycine can result in a greater use of glucose for energy before exercise or for recovery after exercise.

    Glycine is recognised as a neurotransmitter in the central nervous system and has also been shown to exhibit anti-inflammatory, antispastic, and antipsychotic activity.

    Other studies suggest Glycine can improve the uptake and use of creatine by the body, which may result in greater gains in strength and lean mass.

    The dietary choices of all our customers are extremely important to us. Whilst this product is manufactured using ingredients and processing aids suitable for the vegan diet, please note that dairy powders are also used within the same production facility and cross contamination may occur at very small levels.

    Please note that the labelling on this product is provided in English as a minimum. French, Italian, German, Spanish, Danish, Swedish and Finnish may also be present on a product by product basis.

    Key Benefits

    • Can improve muscle growth and recovery
    • Has been shown to increase the absorption of creatine and carbohydrates
    • Anti-inflammatory properties

    Suggested Use

    Add your preferred amount of water or fruit juice into our shaker. Then add 750mg, shake and consume. Use once daily.

    Note: We advise that all servings are measured using an accurate set of scales. While we make every attempt to provide an accurate equivalent measure using our Myprotein scoops, these are only approximate and are not a substitute for using a standardised measuring device.

    Do not exceed the stated recommended daily dose. This product is a food supplement and therefore should not be used as a substitute for a varied diet and a healthy lifestyle. Store in a cool dry place, out of the reach of young children.

    Ingredients

    Made in a facility that also handles Milk, Soy, Egg, Gluten and products thereof.

    Unflavoured: L Glycine (100%)

    Nutritional Information

    Serving Size - 1/6 tsp (750 mg)

    Servings Per Container - 333 (250g), 666 (500g)

    Nutritional Information

      Per Serving
    Glycine     750 mg

     

    The nutritional information is based on the Unflavoured version, when choosing an alternative flavour the nutritional values may vary.

    Customer Reviews

    Where reviews refer to foods or cosmetic products, results may vary from person to person. Customer reviews are independent and do not represent the views of The Hut Group.

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    4.625

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    Highly recommended!

    Overall:

    5

    Mixability:

    5

    Taste:

    5

    Effectiveness:

    5

    Bought this to fight an old tendon injury that has been niggling me for nearly a year. Mixed with MSM powder in my post workout meal for the last few weeks and I must say, during the day pain is gone 99%, returning at night time, although not as strong as it used to be. So I'll keep on using it, as I don't want to find out that really works, when I stop taking it :)

    Goes Well With:

    MSM Powder

    Fri Jun 10 20:09:06 BST 2016 by

    Recovery?

    Overall:

    4

    Mixability:

    4

    Taste:

    3

    Effectiveness:

    4

    Seems to help with recovery, but not sure whether it makes a massive difference. Reasonably neutral taste. Pack has 300 servings, though, and price is reasonable so I will keep using it and see how I feel about it when I am through it. Only slight downside is that, unlike most other myprotein products I bought, this one comes without a scoop. Ended up using the mini-scoop from another product.

    Goes Well With:

    Protein powder Milk, soy milk, water, anything really Other supplements

    Mon Oct 12 21:16:06 BST 2015 by

    For those into mixing their own Supplements

    Overall:

    4

    Mixability:

    5

    Taste:

    5

    Effectiveness:

    4

    I decided to start mixing my own Pre-workout supplement so that I can be selective about each ingredient and amount. Glycene is a neurotransmitter and can aid absorbtion of creatine. Being able to purchase pure Glycene at an affordable price opens the door for an infinite number of uses e.g. boost exisiting supplements, making your own, taking pure etc.. etc..

    Mon Oct 06 15:25:46 BST 2014 by

    Overall:

    5

    Mixability:

    3

    Taste:

    5

    Effectiveness:

    5

    Doesn't dissolve well in water (slight downside) no taste which is good, i have been using for about two weeks with creatine Monohydrate and i find after workout pains are gone and i can lift more than usual. very good product.

    Goes Well With:

    Water

    Mon May 05 15:30:12 BST 2014 by

    Brilliant

    Overall:

    5

    Mixability:

    5

    Taste:

    5

    Effectiveness:

    5

    first class service a big well done to all.

    Mon Apr 14 17:21:13 BST 2014 by

    Great product

    Overall:

    5

    Mixability:

    4

    Taste:

    5

    Effectiveness:

    4

    I bought this as it was recommended in a magazine I read and I can say that it is very effective. I take it before going to sleep and it improved my sleep quality

    Mon Mar 31 22:15:06 BST 2014 by

    Overall:

    5

    Mixability:

    4

    Taste:

    3

    Effectiveness:

    5

    Important to eat all proteins for maximum effect from other powders, and i think glycine made me better.

    Tue Jan 28 08:43:33 GMT 2014 by

    muchos good

    Overall:

    5

    Mixability:

    5

    Taste:

    5

    Effectiveness:

    5

    I've been taking Glycine alongside my whey protein for a few months now and have been finding that I do not ache as much after a workout. I take this along with protein, creatine, taurine in a shake and they all mix together nicely, leaving no clumps or sandy texture. I cant say for sure how effective the glycine is by itself, but take in the way it should be seems to be pretty good.

    Goes Well With:

    protein, taurine

    Mon Dec 09 23:44:44 GMT 2013 by

    good for sleep

    Overall:

    4

    Mixability:

    4

    Taste:

    4

    Effectiveness:

    4

    This fine powder does eventually mix into liquids. I has no flavour. I use 2 mini scoops before bed and I think I have been sleeping more soundly as a result. I have had some great dreams too.

    Goes Well With:

    L-Theanine, vimto

    Sun Dec 08 17:30:48 GMT 2013 by

    Overall:

    5

    Mixability:

    5

    Taste:

    5

    Effectiveness:

    4

    Very good product for my liver and I like the sweet taste of it.

    Goes Well With:

    Everything that needs some sweetness

    Fri Dec 06 16:19:19 GMT 2013 by

    Perfect

    Overall:

    5

    Mixability:

    5

    Taste:

    5

    Effectiveness:

    5

    Glycine is a very underrated amino acid in the world of bodybuilding that is beginning to take rise in the bodybuilding world. Now being recommended by pros such as Ben Pakulski. I was delighted to see MP stocking it at such a great price. Thanks guys.

    Goes Well With:

    Post-workout nutrition - protein/dextrose/glutamine etc

    Fri Apr 26 10:49:21 BST 2013 by

    Overall:

    5

    Mixability:

    5

    Taste:

    5

    Effectiveness:

    5

    Glycine really helps to get the carbohydrates into the blood. My training sessions are much better, because I feel like I have more energy to spend.

    Thu Mar 07 12:20:29 GMT 2013 by

    Overall:

    4

    Mixability:

    4

    Taste:

    4

    Effectiveness:

    4

    "Seems to help relax me and reduce cortisol at night. But may be more helpful PWO in a shake with creatine etc, so why do you suggest taking it on an empty stomach?"

    Sat Dec 05 00:00:00 GMT 2009 by

    Overall:

    5

    Mixability:

    5

    Taste:

    5

    Effectiveness:

    5

    "Tastes fine to me. Good for your liver and for improving the quality of your sleep. Plus GH release. Also a calming neurotransmitter. And very cheap. So an all round a good thing, I reckon."

    Wed Sep 02 00:00:00 BST 2009 by

    Overall:

    3

    Mixability:

    3

    Taste:

    3

    Effectiveness:

    3

    "Thinking of buying some to go with th creatine im taking, it suggests 700mg daily, how much would 700mg be in a small scoop?\nsomeone get back to this. thanks"

    Sat Jun 13 00:00:00 BST 2009 by

    Overall:

    5

    Mixability:

    5

    Taste:

    5

    Effectiveness:

    5

    This was one of the aminos explored in the late 80s.I've recently started training again and am using this with lysine. After 3 weeks it's having a definite effect.\n\nIt definitely helps make progress and recovery easier. I'm 39 so the rejuvenating effects are quite pronounced. My skin tone has changed noticably and lean mass development is quite surprising.

    Mon May 25 00:00:00 BST 2009 by

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