CarnoSyn Beta-Alanine

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CarnoSyn Beta-Alanine

Positive Effects Physiological (1,2,3,4) - Combines with histidine to create carnosine - Increase muscle's ability to buffer H+Training (2,3,4) - Increased training volumes - Increased endurance - May act as a neurotransmitter

Negative Effects (4)- Side effects are non-harmful and usually subside quickly -Side effects can be avoided by supplementing on a full stomachSide-effects include... - Paraesthesia (tingling) (4) - Flushing of face and ears

CarnoSyn Beta-Alanine

Beta-alanine is NOT a banned substance

I am an Amino Acid

Sources/Dosage-Very common ingredient in pre-workout supplements (4) -Dosage usually ranges from 1.6-2g (2,4)- Produced naturally in liver (4) -Inadequate amount (4)- Found in poultry and beef (4)

Athlete has to supply on their own. If a coach or trainer supplies any substance that helps to build muscle, it is a violation of NCAA bylaws.

Sources:1) Derave, W., Ozdemir M.S., et al. 2007. Beta-Alanine supplementation augments muscle carnosine content and attenuates fatigue during repeated isokinetic bouts in trained sprinters. Journal of Applied Physiology 103(5):1736-43.2)Hoffman Jr, Landau G, Stout JR, Daborat M, Moran DS, Sharvit N,Hoffman MW, Moshe YB, McCormack WP, Hirschorn G, β-alanine supplementation improves tactical performance but not cognitive function in combat soldiers. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition 2014, 11:15 doi:10.1186/1550-2783-11-1253) Hobson RM, Saunders B, Ball G, Harris RC, Sale C. Effects of β-alanine supplementation on exercis3e performance: a meta-analysis. Amino Acids. 2012;43(1):25-37. doi:10.1007/s00726-011-1200-z.4) Stopanni, J. Your Expert Guide to CarnoSyn Beta-Alanine. April 2014. Accesable from

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