Beta-Alanine Powers Performance

Beta-Alanine Powers Performance Many people have demanding careers where strength and power are high on the list of requirements. Military personnel routinely rely on their physical abilities, and a new study published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition looks at what beta-alanine might add to their on-the-job performance.

Twenty soldiers from an elite combat unit supplemented their diet with beta-alanine or a placebo for 28 days before undertaking a test that included a 4 kilometer run, 120 meter sprint, analytical problem solving and a marksmanship challenge. Those who got beta-alanine improved jump power by more than 10% and demonstrated greater accuracy and response time in the marksmanship test.

True Strength Moment: It appears that beta-alanine's training performance support isn't limited to the world of sports or the domain of the weight room. Is there a way this popular sports nutrition supplement can add something to your efforts outside the gym?
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