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5 Ways the Pandemic has Changed Exercise for Good

Let’s face it—the global pandemic has significantly impacted our businesses, relationships, and health. From closed gyms to equipment shortages, Covid has even changed the way we work out. Gyms have enhanced their cleaning protocols and implemented social distancing guideline...

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5 Ways the Pandemic has Changed Exercise for Good

Let’s face it—the global pandemic has significantly impacted our businesses, relationships, and health. From closed gyms to equipment shortages, Covid has even changed the way we work out. Gyms have enhanced their cleaning protocols and implemented social distancing guidelines, smaller class requirements, and policies on face coverings. Lockdowns are gra...

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Is beta-alanine safe?
Which Beta-Alanine is Safe?

As consumers, we’re becoming more educated than ever about what ingredients are found in our foods, beverages, and supplements. And this is a good thing, because informed consumers are healthier consumers — meaning healthier families and communities. Another benefit: more transparency and accountability from brands. So what about when it comes to supplem...

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What Does Beta-Alanine Do?

Anyone who spends much time on the court, in the gym, or on the field knows the words “better, faster, stronger” are more than just a catch-phrase, they’re a way of life. And for many world-renowned scientists, physical trainers, coaches, and elite athletes, beta-alanine is a supplement that’s proving to be a literal game-changer — […]...

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The OVERCOMER

Written By: Todd Durkin  Who else is battling like hell right now? Anyone else facing tough times? Maybe you’re feeling burnt-out. Or empty. Or your passion has waned. Or your purpose is unclear. Maybe your health is far from where you want it. Or your training routine is “off” or your nutrition is sub-par from […]...

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creatine vs beta-alanine comparison
Beta-Alanine Vs. Creatine — A Comparison

So you’ve heard of creatine, and are likely already taking it to increase strength, gain muscle, and improve your overall exercise performance. But what about beta-alanine, the sometimes lesser-known pre-workout supplement that is said to have similar results? And which of the two should you incorporate into your pre-workout regimen — creatine, beta-alan...

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Taking Esports to the Next Level with Beta-Alanine

Esports has been trending for years, but COVID-19 lockdowns initiated an explosive expansion of both the gamer base and existing gamer hours. According to Verizon Communications, Spring 2020 saw a surge of nearly 90% in peak gaming hours over the prior year.[1] From the occasional gamer to the enthusiast, the Esports community reflects a global revenue [&he...

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what are the side effects of beta-alanine
What Are the Side Effects of Taking Beta-Alanine?

Have you ever experienced the pre-workout tingles when preparing to exercise? (And no, we’re not just referring to the excitement you feel when stepping into the gym or onto the field.) If you have ever taken pre-workout supplements formulated with beta-alanine, you’re likely familiar with the accompanying itch, flush, or tingle, which has been descr...

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beta-alanine for pre-workout
Beta-Alanine as a Pre-Workout — A Performance Game-Changer

What do a Team USA Judo athlete, a tight end for the Carolina Panthers, and a legendary celebrity trainer have in common? They all choose CarnoSyn® beta-alanine as their go-to pre-workout supplement. In fact, beta-alanine has been touted as an athlete’s best-kept secret for years — but now the secret is out. So why all […]...

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what is the correct dosage of beta-alanine
Beta-Alanine — What’s the Proper Dosage?

Ask any professional athlete, and they’ll tell you proper dosing is critical to the efficacy of a pre-workout supplement — and to your overall physical performance. Proper dosing also helps prevent paresthesia, an uncomfortable but harmless itching and tingling of the skin that’s common after taking high quantities of beta-alanine. (This reaction may v...

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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? […]...

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Top 5 Sports Nutrition Trends For 2021

New trends in sports nutrition emerge every year, but 2021 is different. We’ve heard the term “unprecedented times” on repeat, and it’s true. No matter what our individual experience has been, this year has left none of us unchanged. Restrictions continue to influence routines, shift priorities, and alter plans. Some of our recent choices have [&hell...

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Build The Right Team: Lessons From The NFL To The Workplace

Your team can make or break your business, so hiring the right people is a crucial investment in your longevity. Once you have your pick at the top talent, you are in an interesting hiring position. The credentials and performance records may appear to be essentially the same among these final candidates. It can be […]...

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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 To Prepare For a Marathon like You'd Prepare For a Meeting
How To Prepare For A Marathon Like You’d Prep For A Meeting

Whether it’s running a meeting or running a marathon, the outcome greatly relies on your preparation. And, it’s not just about the amount of time spent preparing, but how you spend that time can make or break your results. Let’s look at the fundamental principles to great preparation that apply both to meetings and marathons, […]...

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Create Workout Goals
New Year’s Workout Goals

Here’s How to Create and Achieve Your Workout Goals Beach bodies aren’t born—they’re made. There’s a process behind shaping your body, and it begins before you ever put on a swimsuit. Creating exercise goals is the first step. They aren’t going to be the same for everyone. What do you want out of your workout? […]...

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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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Cabot Taylor
Behind The Brand: Cabot Taylor, CarnoSyn® Brands Marketing Coordinator

What do you get when you mix a Black Belt, an affinity for all things Marvel, and a sprinkle of Irish heritage? You get CarnoSyn® Brands Marketing Coordinator, Cabot Taylor. Learn how Cabot doses with CarnoSyn®, what workout he can’t live without—and how he met Captain America. Anyone who knows you knows you’re a huge […]...

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