What is Glucosamine?
Crossfit, powerlifting, functional training and weightlifting all put pressure and stress on our joints especially as we get older and continue to train or increase the weight we are using this can exacerbate this even more. Supplements with glucosamine and chondroitin can our joint recover in the following ways.
Glucosamine is a naturally occurring compound that is chemically classified as an amino sugar. It serves as the building block for a variety of molecules but is primarily recognised for developing and maintaining cartilage within your joints.
What are the benefits of glucosamine?
Glucosamine help your body to reduce post workout related pain, stiffness and swelling in your joints.
Improve joint function
Glucosamine can help to improve your joint movement and function, perfect for those more complex movements or heavier movements such as squats, deadlifts and snatch.
Reduces joint pain
Glucosamine can help to reduce the pain in joints and stiffness post training, this can help when you train regularly or want to train more regularly.
Supports healthy joints
Some recent studies indicate that taking glucosamine supplements may protect joint tissue by preventing the breakdown of cartilage, but more studies are needed to be conclusive.
Often used to treat bone and joint disorders
Glucosamine is used to treat disorders like arthritis.
How much glucosamine should you take?
You can take up to 1,500mg in one or multiple doses throughout the day as per the Web MD website
Our FusionRX joint support and recovery supplement has Glucosamine in it along with turmeric, green tea extract and select other nutrients, and vitamins, specially formulated to support your joints.
You can buy our FusionRX here.