Carnosine precursor for better sport performances
Guaranteed purity over 98%
Expiration date (End Of): 12/2021 |
Lot: D13555 | Ref. XL04
When performing anaerobic exercise, there is a decrease in muscle pH that leads to the onset of fatigue and decreased sports performance.
To combat this decrease in pH, molecules such as carnosine act as pH buffers during high-intensity physical activity.
Carnosine is a dipeptide made up of beta-alanine and L-histidine. Through supplementation with beta-alanine, muscular concentration of carnosine increases, promoting improved sports performance and anaerobic capacity. Discover the ergogenic potential of our BETA-ALANINE powder!
Beta-Alanine: Detailed information
Short duration, high-intensity physical exercise produces a decrease in muscle pH (metabolic acidosis), due to the accumulation of lactate and protons (H+). This metabolic acidosis negatively affects several metabolic processes and leads to a decrease in sports performance and the onset of fatigue (1).
To combat the decrease in pH, the body has pH buffers such as carnosine (beta-alanyl-L-histidine), which captures the protons responsible for acidity. Carnosine is a dipeptide made up of L-histidine and beta-alanine (2), which, in addition to buffering pH, also has antioxidant properties that contribute to its anti-fatigue effect (3).
Beta-alanine is a non-proteinogenic amino acid and is the rate-limiting precursor of carnosine in muscle fibres (2). This means that supplementation with beta-alanine results in an increase in carnosine levels (4), producing an ergogenic effect (5). It has also been shown that the contribution of carnosine to intracellular buffering capacity doubles after sufficient beta-alanine supplementation (1).
Finally, several studies have shown that prolonged supplementation with beta-alanine produces a significant improvement in anaerobic capacity in athletes (1). In a study in which beta-alanine was administered to athletes over 24 weeks, an increase in carnosine levels was observed, as well as an improvement in capacity to perform high-intensity exercise (4).
Consuming a beta-alanine above a certain dose can cause paraesthesia (tingling sensation in the skin, numbness)* (3) in the 60-120 minutes after taking it (1), and it is therefore recommended that daily intake be divided into three doses and accompanied with food.
- Rodríguez Rivera VM, Urdampilleta Otegui A (coordinadores) Nutrición y dietética para la actividad física y el deporte. La Coruña: Netbiblo, 2013.
- Blancquaert et al. (2017) Effects of histidine and β-alanine supplementation on human muscle carnosine storage. Med Sci Sports Exerc 49(3): 602-609.
- Trexler at al. (2015) International society of sports nutrition position stand: Beta-Alanine. J Int Society Sports Nutrition 12: 30.
- Saunders et al. (2017) Twenty-four weeks of β-alanine supplementation on carnosine content, related genes, and exercise. Med Sci Sports Exerc 49(5): 896-906.
- Hobson et al. (2012) Effects of β-alanine supplementation on exercise performance: a meta-analysis. Amino Acids. 2012 Jul; 43(1): 25–37.
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†N/A: Not applicable
This product does not contain allergens (in accordance with Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011) nor genetically modified organisms.
Use: Beta-Alanine Consulting batch information
1 serving (3 g) per day. Mix 1 g of powder (1 measuring spoon) with water, juice, smoothies or milk, three times a day with meals.
Not recommended for pregnant or lactating women. Do not exceed the recommended daily dose.
Does not replace a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. If you are undergoing medical treatment, seek your therapist's advice. For adult use only. Keep out of reach of young children.
Store in a cool dry place away from sunlight.
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SERVINGS PER CONTAINER33 servings
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This food supplement is manufactured in accordance with GMPs according to current pharmaceutical standards. GMPs are the Good Manufacturing Practices of the European Pharmaceutical Industry.
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Certificate issue date: 2019/12/26