- For high intensity training
- Supports muscle recovery
- May reduce muscle soreness after training
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Citrulline Malate can be used to maximise the intensity and volume of your training
Citrulline Malate can greatly improve exercise performance by reducing feelings of fatigue through increased delivery of energy to the muscle during exercise. It can also benefit athletes through a faster rate of muscle recovery; this is suggested to result from increased clearance of ammonia and lactate levels after exercise.
Citrulline Malate is a compound consisting of Citrulline, a nonessential amino acid that is primarily found in melons, and Malate an apple derivative. Citrulline plays a role in the urea cycle and Malate in the tricarboxylic acid cycle. The rate of muscle Adenosine TriPhosphate (ATP) production and the replinishment of phosphocreatine after exercise is suggested to be significantly increased by supplementing with Citrulline Malate. Due to this exercise performance should be improved through a greater supply of ATP for the working muscles.
Muscle recovery is another benefit of taking Citrulline Malate before exercise. Research suggests that Citrulline Malate may increase the clearance of lactate and ammonia from the blood after exercise.
Athletes: Citrulline Malate supplementation may be particularly beneficial for athletes completing high level training or competitive events. It can be used to reduce the affects of training induced muscle soreness improving the rate of recovery.
Serving size: 3 g
Servings per container: 83
|Typical values||Per Serving||EU RDA%|
|L-Citrulline Malate||3 g||†|
|g = gram, † = Not specified, EU RDA = European Recommended Daily Allowance|
No artificial colours, flavours or preservatives. Suitable for Vegetarians.
- Bendahan D, Mattei JP, Ghattas B, Confort-Gouny S, Le Guern ME and Cozzone PJ. Citrulline/malate promotes aerobic energy production in human exercising muscle. Br J Sports Med 36: 282-289, 2002.
- Perez-Guisado J and Jakeman PM. Citrulline malate enhances athletic anaerobic performance and relieves muscle soreness. J Strength Cond Res 24: 1215-1222, 2010.
Take 6 to 8 g daily. Take one serving (1 serving = 3 to 4 g) an hour before your workout and another serving after your workout with juice, water or beverage of your choice. 5 ml scoop measures 3 g.
Note: While we strive to ensure that all serving measurements are accurate using ROS scoops, these are only approximate and are not a substitute for using a weighing device.