Beta-Alanine

Highlighting the Latest Science: How Beta-Alanine Supplementation Impacts Stress

This past year’s events have encouraged many to take a closer look at fitness goals and overall health. Across all populations—from the aging to the young and from non-competitive athletes to professionals—total body wellness is a point of focus. Beyond athletics and person...

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Highlighting the Latest Science: How Beta-Alanine Supplementation Impacts Stress

This past year’s events have encouraged many to take a closer look at fitness goals and overall health. Across all populations—from the aging to the young and from non-competitive athletes to professionals—total body wellness is a point of focus. Beyond athletics and personal records, there’s an emphasis on the connection between physical and mental ...

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why does beta-alanine make you itch?
Why Does Beta-Alanine Make You Itch?

If you’ve taken pre-workout, you’ve likely experienced what some refer to as the beta-alanine itch. This is the itching of the neck, shoulders, and arms that begins about 15 minutes after ingesting pre-workout supplements, and usually continues for about 30 minutes. So what causes the itching? Is it dangerous, and how can it be prevented? [&helli...

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Cold Weather Training with Kevin Dunn
Cold Weather Training with Kevin Dunn

Warm-up Your Winter Training: An Interview with Kevin Dunn The winter months, especially if you live in a cold climate, can throw a wrench into your training. Whether it’s the physiological effect of cold weather or your dampened willpower, training just seems to get tougher in the winter. Fear not. We have some tips to […]...

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How Safe is Generic Beta-Alanine? Key Takeaways from NPI’s Series

In a four-part series, the Natural Products Insider (NPI) sheds light on the ongoing battle within the FDA and the dietary supplements industry: efficacy in the enforcement of consumer protections. To date, Natural Alternatives International (NAI) is the only company that has adhered to the requirement of submitting a new dietary ingredient notification (NDI...

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Champion Mindset: Whatever it Takes (W.I.T.)

2020 has been a year like none other. Interrupted on the field, cut off from the court, and closed out of gyms, athletes are faced with unprecedented obstacles to achieving their goals. Some have taken a step back, but many have re-evaluated their options, leaned into their communities, and found a way to get the […]...

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Top CarnoSyn Formulations Questions
Top CarnoSyn® Beta-Alanine Formulating Questions

Every athlete, from the fitness enthusiast to the professional, stands united in a common goal: gaining an edge on peak performance. Whether it’s an Olympic qualifying tournament or a garage gym workout, having the right fuel can make all the difference. Top sports nutrition formulas also have something in common: their leading ingredient is beta-alanine. ...

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QB Nate Stanley Talks Signing with the Vikings, Training & More

Call it fate—or call it foreshadowing—but when Nate Stanley boarded the plane to the NFL Combine coincidentally alongside with Klint Kubiak and the entire Minnesota Vikings staff—there was something undeniably special brewing. “Everything happens for a reason,” Stanley said. “As I was waiting to board my plane to go to Indianapolis, I was standin...

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CarnoSyn vs Generic Infographic

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CarnoSyn® Supports Its Brand Partners—Now More than Ever

CarnoSyn® provides brand partners with a true product differentiator: a science-backed ingredient that delivers real results. With New Dietary Ingredient (NDI) status from the FDA, self-affirmed GRAS status, and two ways to dose, CarnoSyn® beta-alanine is implemented into a wide variety of applications to reach a growing consumer marketplace.  Partnering...

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Carnosine: The Athletes’ Secret to Greater Gains

About Carnosine: Science, Sources, and Benefits Carnosine is a dipeptide or compound made up of two linked amino acids: beta-alanine and histidine. This compound is found in the active tissues of the body, including the muscle, the heart and the brain. Carnosine levels play a critical role in muscle strength and performance. The Science Behind […]...

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CarnoSyn Verified
3 Steps to Delivering the Verified Results Your Customers Want

As the sports nutrition market continues to expand and evolve, consumers are becoming savvier, demanding quality sourcing and proven results. They often ask questions like: When should I take performance supplements?  Where do I find beta-alanine that provides optimal results? What is the right dose? How do I know that your product is safe and […]...

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Top Performers Trust CarnoSyn® Because It Works.
Top Performers Trust CarnoSyn® Because It Works.

With the NFL Draft just behind us, we’re focused more than ever on perfecting performance—and we’re beaming with pride for the 2020 Team CarnoSyn® athletes who were picked up by NFL teams over the weekend. We want to congratulate Nate Stanley, QB, for being drafted by the Minnesota Vikings, Kyle Murphy, OL, for signing with the […]...

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How Beta-Alanine Supplementation Boosts Immune Response
How Beta-Alanine Supplementation Boosts Immune Response

Consumers will never stop seeking ways to stay healthy as they age. Increasingly, the major tools used in this endeavor are dietary supplements. According to the Council for Responsible Nutrition, the top reason consumers take dietary supplements isn’t to address a specific condition, but rather, it is to maintain overall health and wellness throughout the...

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carnosyn patented beta alanine vs generic beta alanine
What is the Difference Between Generic and Patented Beta-Alanine?

Beta-alanine is one of the most used and professional-commended supplements to athletes to enhance their performance, the capacity to exercise and train, build lean muscle mass, and support enhanced recovery. When beta-alanine is introduced into the body, it combines with histidine to produce carnosine, which helps reduce fatigue and improve overall physical...

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How Do Pro Athletes Gain The Competitive Edge With Beta-Alanine?
How Do Pro Athletes Gain The Competitive Edge With Beta-Alanine?

Beta-alanine is a naturally occurring amino acid that supports the synthesis of muscle carnosine in the body, which acts as a buffer against lactic acid and delays the onset of muscle fatigue and failure. Elevated levels of carnosine can extend endurance, speed recovery, build muscle strength, sharpen mental focus and enhance peak performance. Carnosine is [...

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What are the Benefits of Beta-Alanine?
What are the Benefits of Beta-Alanine?

Better performance. Better endurance. Better gains. These are the goals of every athlete, and there are so many mixed messages in the market about what supplements can actually help you achieve these goals. Many athletes rely on beta-alanine to supplement their workouts and surpass their training goals. But there’s only one beta-alanine that has been [&hel...

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Why Does Beta-Alanine Make Me Tingle?
Why Does Beta-Alanine Make Me Tingle?

Beta-alanine is one of the most used and professional-commended supplements to athletes and professionals to enhance the capacity to exercise and train, build lean muscle mass, and improve physical function. When beta-alanine is introduced into the body, it combines with histidine to produce carnosine, which helps reduce fatigue and improve overall physical ...

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What Is The Link Between Carnosine and Beta-Alanine?
What Is The Link Between Carnosine and Beta-Alanine?

What is Beta-Alanine? Beta-alanine is a naturally occurring amino acid that supports the synthesis of muscle carnosine in the body, which acts as a buffer against lactic acid and delays the onset of muscle fatigue and failure. It is also found in foods such as certain meat and fish. It combines with the amino acid […]...

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Mark LeDoux
Behind The Brand:  Mark LeDoux, CEO of Natural Alternatives International

Whether he’s flying a plane 2,000 feet above Niagara Falls, eating dinner on a river in Prague, or driving the dietary supplement industry forward—it’s safe to say Mark LeDoux leaves you fascinated. (And maybe even a little hungry—keep reading to get major food FOMO*.) LeDoux has spent the last four decades as not only the […]...

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How Does Beta-Alanine Work?
How Does Beta-Alanine Work?

Beta-alanine is a non-proteogenic amino acid that’s naturally produced in the body, and also found in foods such as certain meat and fish. It combines with the amino acid histidine to form a dipeptide called carnosine. Over time, carnosine acts as a buffer to help delay the onset of lactic acid and muscle fatigue and […]...

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