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Betancourt Nutrition™ Beta-Alanine Carnosyn®
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Betancourt Nutrition™ Beta-Alanine Carnosyn®300 g
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Beta-Alanine is considered to be the "new creative" in sports performance; not because it can replace the proven strength or muscle builder, but because it is proven to boost performance and muscular endurance for high intensity exercise. Whereas creative is considered ideal for boosting absolute strength, Beta-Alanine is considered ideal for the higher intensity rep ranges because of its ability to buffer lactic acid. Beta-Alanine is a non-essential amino acid that is used by muscle cells to synthesize carnosine which functions as a buffer for the hydrogen ions (acid) produced during strenuous exercise, thus helping to maintain optimum muscular pH. Clinical studies suggest that Beta-Alanine supplementation can delay muscle fatigue.
POTENTIAL BENEFITS OF BETA-ALANINE SUPPLEMENTATION
- 1,600-3,200mg of Beta-Alanine is the ideal serving size.Stellingwerff T. et al. Effect of two B-alanine dosing protocols on muscle carnosine synthesis and washout. Amino Acids. 2011 Aug 17
- Beta-Alanine improves performance in football players and wrestlers.Kern BD, et al. Effects of B-alanine supplementation on performance and body composition in collegiate wrestler and football players. J Strength Cond Res. 2011 Jul;25(7):1804-15
* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
- Supplement Facts
Take one or two servings 20-30 minutes prior to training, with juice or a pre-workout sports drink. Take one serving twice daily on non-training days as well, with or without food. Being with one-half serving twice daily to assess your tolerance as beta alanine may produce a slight and harmless flushing and/ or prickly sensation that will subside within minute of use.
Serving Size 0.5 Scoop Servings Per Container 150 Amount Per Serving % DV Beta Alanine (as CarnoSyn®) 2000.00 mg ** ** Daily Value (DV) not established
- Health Notes
Alanine is a "nonessential" amino acid-which means it is not manufactured by the body, so it is important to get alanine through food or supplements, as the body needs it to build proteins.
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