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CarnoSyn® Brands Partners With Barentz for Exclusive Brazilian Distribution of CarnoSyn® Beta-Alanine

CARLSBAD, CA, FEBRUARY 15, 2024—CarnoSyn® Brands and parent company Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (“NAI”) (Nasdaq: NAII), today announced its expansion in Brazil with Barentz, creating an exclusive distribution channel for CarnoSyn® beta-alanine throughout the ...

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What Are the Side Effects of Taking Beta-Alanine?

Most athletes are familiar with the many benefits of beta-alanine. Many rely on beta-alanine supplementation for increased endurance, faster muscle growth and recovery, and laser focus. The benefits can dramatically enhance workouts and lead to bigger gains and PRs. But what are the side-effects of beta-alanine? Here’s what you need to know about beta-alan...

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Is Supplementing with Beta-Alanine Better Than Taking Carnosine Directly?
Is Supplementing with CarnoSyn Beta-Alanine® Better Than Taking Carnosine Directly?

What is Beta-Alanine? 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 […]...

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Beta-Alanine: What’s the Proper Dosage?
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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Why Beta-Alanine is the Ideal Supplement for Endurance Athletes
Why Beta-Alanine is the Ideal Supplement for Endurance Athletes  

Endurance athletes push themselves to the outer limits and beyond. In order to participate in the top endurance sports like long-distance running, cycling, swimming, and rowing, endurance athletes must be at the pinnacle of cardiovascular fitness and overall muscular strength. It is crucial to maintain mental focus in the midst of sudden or prolonged fatigue...

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Prepping for the Panam Games and Panam Championships
Prepping for the Panam Games and Panam Championships

Written by: Nicole Stout The start of summer 2023 has been an exciting time for myself and anyone that has been following my journey. It is thrilling to recognize that you are living a career-high. Obviously, my goals are beyond what I have currently accomplished and I hope to achieve many more career highs, but […]...

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What’s Now Trending in Sports Nutrition and What’s on the Horizon
What’s Now Trending in Sports Nutrition and What’s on the Horizon

What’s now trending in sports nutrition foods and drinks is solidly here to stay through 2024. Revisions to initial 2023 projections reflect an unanticipated boom in the market. The category of Sports/Energy Foods, in particular, is seeing significant expansion. Globally, the market is anticipated to reach $115.2 billion by 2026. What’s caused this chang...

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Supplementing on the Road
Supplementing on the Road

Written by: Nicole Stout If there is anything I do as much as training, it is traveling. I visit, on average, one international country a month. In the next few months, I will fly to Qatar for the World Championships in May, Mongolia for a Grand Slam in June, and Croatia for a Grand Slam […]...

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Should You Take Beta-Alanine Every Day?
Should You Take Beta-Alanine Every Day?

The benefits of beta-alanine are no secret in the sports nutrition world. Elite athletes use beta-alanine supplementation to enhance their performance and boost their high-intensity training. You might be familiar with this common supplement, but what is the ideal way to incorporate beta-alanine into your routine? Should you take beta-alanine every day? When...

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Recovery at the Highest Levels of Judo
Recovery at the Highest Levels of Judo

Written by: Nicole Stout As a world class judo athlete and the reigning national champion for the last two years, I am constantly focusing on improving my recovery routine. According to the Journal of Community Medicine and Health Education, 69.4% of professional judo players suffer from some form of recurring injury. The most common of […]...

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Is Beta-Alanine an Amino Acid Supplement?

  For individuals wanting to improve their overall health and fitness, amino acids are a great place to start. These organic compounds are critical for supporting the body’s basic functions and serve as the building blocks of protein and muscle tissue. Amino acids have been compared to letters of the alphabet that, when joined together, […]...

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The Truth About The Top 5 Workout Myths
The Truth About The Top 5 Workout Myths

It can be difficult to find the time to exercise regularly. Building a training routine that suits both your schedule and your health goals is even more of a challenge. From healthcare professionals to ‘fitfluencers’, workout trends, and fitness fads, there is a tremendous amount of information out there. Determining what’s true or false isn’t [&hell...

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The Best Time to Take Beta-Alanine
The Best Time to Take Beta-Alanine

Athletes know that beta-alanine is the go-to fuel to maximize their workouts. Greater focus, better performance, sustained endurance, and better gains are just a few of the benefits of beta-alanine. The question is–what can athletes do to fully harness beta-alanine? The answer–it’s all about the right dose at the right time. To get maximum benefits, [&...

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How CarnoSyn® Works: Beta-Alanine’s Mechanism of Action in the Body

In physics, Newton’s third law of motion states that every action has an equal and opposite reaction — a principle of inertia and counterforce that could also be used to describe the positive effects of safe, high-quality supplements on whole body health. In health and wellness, there’s a term for this: “mechanism of action.” This […]...

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How Beta-Alanine Affects Body Composition

For years, many in the fitness world touted BMI (body mass index) as an irrefutable means of determining metabolic health. But there is a more accurate way to learn about an individual’s overall level of health and fitness as well as where improvements can be made—namely, by assessing body composition. Body Composition: What It Is […]...

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Beta-Alanine Supplementation: CarnoSyn® Answers the Top 5 Consumer Questions
Beta-Alanine Supplementation: CarnoSyn® Answers the Top 5 Consumer Questions

As research continues to emerge about the benefits of beta-alanine supplementation, many people are finding themselves wanting to know more. Beta-alanine is one of the most commonly used and professionally-commended supplements for athletes. CarnoSyn®’s beta-alanine is scientifically proven and supported by more than 55 clinical studies. It’s patented, ...

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Why Do Trainers And Athletes Trust CarnoSyn® Beta-Alanine?

The market is flooded with sports nutrition supplements, many of which promise benefits like increased strength, energy, and muscle mass. However, for NFL players, Olympians, and top trainers wanting to level up their performance, their supplement of choice is CarnoSyn® beta-alanine. Proven By Science (and in the Gym) CarnoSyn® beta-alanine is the leading ...

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Top 5 Post-Workout Tips to Maximize Muscle Recovery
Top 5 Post-Workout Tips to Maximize Muscle Recovery

The benefits of exercise are undeniable. Experts encourage a weekly routine of 150 minutes of moderately intense cardiovascular activity as well as twice-weekly strength training. While juggling the demands of everyday life, it can be challenging to find time for a workout. Even after managing to fit it in, there could be a vital component […]...

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International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) Publishes Position on Tactical Athlete Nutrition
International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) Publishes Position on Tactical Athlete Nutrition

The International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) recently published a position stand for tactical athletes, providing an evidence-based summary of the energy and nutritional demands of tactical athletes to promote optimal health and performance[1]. Beta-alanine is one of the three ingredients with strong evidence to support efficacy and safety.  A key n...

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Why Does Beta-Alanine Make You Itch?
Why Does Beta-Alanine Make You Itch?

If you take pre-workout, you’ve likely experienced what some refer to as the beta-alanine itch. Often described as a tingling sensation in the neck, shoulders, and arms, the itch begins about 15 minutes after ingesting pre-workout supplements and may last for about a half hour. So what causes the itching? Is it dangerous, and how […]...

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Why Top Sports Nutrition Brands Prefer CarnoSyn®
Why Top Sports Nutrition Brands Prefer CarnoSyn®

At CarnoSyn®, we believe partnerships are a secret key to a brand’s success. That’s why we’re dedicated to differentiating our partners from their competition — by providing an ingredient of unparalleled quality that’s backed by scientific research, trusted by consumers, and perfectly aligned with a brand’s values. “CarnoSyn beta-alanine is a ...

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