An amino acid shown to support strength training, power production, and high-intensity exercise performance.†
When you perform high-intensity exercise, hydrogen ions surge into your muscles (often referred to as lactic acid buildup), causing the “burn” you’re all too familiar with and hindering muscle performance.
So you rack the weights, slow down, or take a break and try to ignore the thought that if you could just push just a little harder, for a little longer, maybe you could speed up your gains and improve your performance.
At least, that’s how it usually goes—but not if beta alanine has anything to say about it.
- Buffer Lactic Acid (Feel less “burn”)
- Support High-Intensity Exercise Performance
- Get More Reps (Push harder, longer)
Performance Nutrition That Delivers Where It Matters Most
Lactate Clearance. The ability to remove lactic acid from the muscle allows for continued contraction, leading to more reps, and thus more overload, which is key for improvements in strength and muscle gain. One study showed that beta alanine supplementation demonstrated a greater lactate clearance when compared to the placebo.†
Promote Aerobic Performance. Maximal oxygen consumption – the highest rate of oxygen consumption attainable during maximal or exhaustive exercise – is a cornerstone measurement for aerobic performance and overall fitness. When combined with high-intensity aerobic training, beta alanine supplementation was shown to help support endurance over a placebo.†
Increase Resistance Training Volume. Greater resistance training volumes – the amount of reps completed for a given exercise – result in superior increases in muscular size. A study that examined the bench press volumes in football players found that supplementation with beta alanine resulted in increased bench press volumes and lower subjective feelings of fatigue.†
The Onnit Difference: Time-release Formula And A Nutrition Label With Nothing To Hide
There’s no doubt that beta alanine has a place in every athlete or fitness enthusiast’s nutritional strategy, but not all products are created equal. You may have heard or experienced what many athletes describe as a “tingling sensation” from products containing beta alanine. We use a carefully sourced time-release formula that manages to deliver a high caliber of impact to performance with minimal uncomfortable sensations.†
Similarly, while many beta alanine supplements out there are packed full of unwanted fillers (like stearates, corn syrup, and hydrogenated vegetable oils), you won’t find any of that stuff here.
Put simply, Onnit’s beta alanine has been developed with the highest standards, providing the performance you need and the quality you deserve.
Beta Alanine Ingredients & Use
The benefits of beta alanine are delivered by raising muscle carnosine levels over time.† So when you consume it isn’t nearly as important as consistently consuming it each day. However, for convenience, taking beta alanine as part of a pre-workout stack may be beneficial.
For this reason, our beta alanine pairs perfectly with Onnit supplements like Shroom TECH Sport to create a more complete, well-rounded pre-workout stack that will take your workout—and your gains—even further.
Beta Alanine Is Certified Drug Free By The Banned Substances Control Group
The BSCG Certified Drug Free® program represents the gold standard in third party dietary supplement testing and certification for banned drugs. Overseen by renowned drug-testing pioneer Dr. Don Catlin and his son Oliver Catlin, BSCG’s rigorous science-first program provides assurance that products and ingredients are free of drugs and other harmful agents that can lead to health concerns or positive drug tests. The BSCG Certified Drug Free® standard testing menu covers 483 drugs, more than any other program available. This includes 272 drugs on the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List and an additional 211 illicit, prescription, and over-the-counter drugs not banned in sport.