30 Minute Meals,
June 09, 2013
Within the last few years, beta-alanine has become available on the sport nutrition marketplace. Beta-alanine is classically administered as capsules or as a powder that is combined with a liquid (typically water). While a number of clinical trials have revealed increases in indicators of aerobic endurance performance, body composition, and strength with beta-alanine, others have revealed no ergogenic paybacks. Investigators have initiated widespread research in the area of beta-alanine supplementation for strength athletes. Stout and colleagues observed the effects of beta-alanine supplementation on physical working capacity at fatigue threshold (the parameter frequently attained using a cycle ergometer test, can...