Carnitine is a substance naturally present in our body, particularly in the muscles.
The body synthesizes it from two amino acids and three vitamins, and 25% of it is stored in the muscles. Normally it is found in meat and dairy products, the rest is produced by the body, marathon runners tend to have a higher consumption of carnitine than other types of sports and sedentary.
Carnitine has the function of making the fat use the cells to produce energy, in the marathon runner is a substance that is consumed by the body and therefore must be reintegrated.
During the effort it was seen that, after a continuous period of intake of 28 days, the heartbeat and oxygen consumption were reduced.
Be careful not to confuse carnitine and creatine.
Dott.sa Annalisa Faè