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BETA: Improve Muscle Endurance, Muscle Recovery And Reduce Lactic Acid Burn
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BETA-Alanine:

 

High Quality Naturally Occurring (primarily in meat) Amino Acid Scientifically Shown to Improve Endurance and Recovery.

Proven Nutrition’s BETA contains ultra-high purity Beta-Alanine from a non-meat source. When used daily, the active ingredient in BETA has been scientifically shown to:

  • Improve Muscle Endurance
  • Reduce (Buffer) Lactic Acid Burn
  • Increase Muscle Recovery

Beta-alanine supplementation has been scientifically shown to benefit both strength and cardiovascular performance, particularly long duration and/or high intensity intervals by the follow mechanisms:

  • Providing a precursor to carnosine in the muscle.
    • Carnosine is stored until muscle pH becomes acidic, at that point carnosine is released from storage to buffer muscle acids such as lactic acid.
    • Carnosine reduces oxidative damage to proteins to improve recovery.
  • Beta-alanine supplementation increases the amount of stored carnosine in a few weeks of regular use.
  • Beta-alanine supplementation appears to provide the most benefit for novice and highly trained athletes when exercise durations exceed 60 minutes.

Beta-alanine supplementation may be particularly important for those on a limited or no-meat diet (Vegetarian and Vegan) since the primary dietary source of beta-alanine is from meat.

Interestingly, beta-alanine supplementation appears to have an anti-aging effect in muscle tissue thought to be due to its ability to protect the cells from oxidative damage.

Supplement Facts:

Serving Size: 5 g
Calories: 0

Ingredients: Pure Beta-Alanine

Other Ingredients: NONE

Directions for daily use: Mix 1 Scoop (5 g) With Your Favorite Drink. (Great additive to our CORE and CREA-HCL formulas!)

Published Research References Supporting the Ingredients in BETA

  1. ”Beta-Alanine supplementation augments muscle carnosine content and attenuates
    fatigue during repeated isokinetic contraction bouts in trained sprinters.”, J. Appl. Physiol., (2007) 103: 1736–1743
  2. “Influence of beta-alanine supplementation on skeletal muscle carnosine concentrations and high intensity cycling capacity.”, Amino Acids., (2007) 32(2):225-33
  3. “Effects of 28 days of beta-alanine and creatine monohydrate supplementation on aerobic power, ventilatory and lactate thresholds, and time to exhaustion.”, Amino Acids., (2007) 33(3):505-10
  4. “Effect of creatine and beta-alanine supplementation on performance and endocrine responses in strength/power athletes.”, Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab., (2006) 16(4):430-46
  5. “Effects of β-alanine supplementation and high-intensity interval training on endurance performance and body composition in men; a double-blind trial.”, J. Int. Soc. Sports Nutr., (2009) 6:5
  6. “Protective effect of carnosine during nitrosative stress in astroglial cell cultures.”, Neurochem. Res., (2005) 30(6-7):797-807
  7. “Would carnosine or a carnivorous diet help suppress aging and associated pathologies?”, Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci., (2006) 1067:369-74
  8. “L-carnosine reduces telomere damage and shortening rate in cultured normal fibroblasts.”, Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., (2004) 324(2):931-6
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