What Wednesday: What is Beta-Alanine

When our bodies go through strenuous activities, your muscles get put to work. Sometimes, the muscles become sluggish due to the lactic acid build up. This acidic build up limits endurance and sacrifices strength. Introducing Beta-Alanine: the buffer to lactic acid build up. 

Beta Alanine prevents the drop in acid levels within our muscles by increasing the amount of Carnosine (amino acid). Beta Alanine is so effective that it can increase the amount of Carnosine by 65%. 

The result of this will allow your body to workout more effectively, longer, and push your muscles further. The more you are able to workout, the more results you will get in the gym.

In a 10 week study, researchers found that Beta-Alanine increased strength. Beta-Alanine has increased a one-rep max in bench press by over 30 pounds and a one-rep squat max by roughly 50 pounds. Other studies have shown Beta-Alanine increases power output by over 40%.

This is why Beta-Alanine is commonly found in pre workouts.

Here are our most popular Pre Workout's powered by Beta-Alanine:

           1. Cellucor C4 Extreme Energy

Cellucor C4 Extreme Energy

           2. MAN Sports BlockBuster

MAN Sports BlockBuster

           3. CP Fuel

Campus Protein Fuel

or you can buy Beta-Alanine stand alone HERE: 

Optimum Nutrition Beta Alanine


About the Author: Mike has been in the fitness industry for over 6 years mastering and understanding supplements. He focuses strictly on how particular ingredients create a cause and effect relationship in the body through supplementation. Ever since his passion was born for fitness and supplements, it has been his desire to educate and spread his knowledge. If you have any questions for him, please comment below. 


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