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Product Overview

Product Overview

What is Beta Alanine?

Beta Alanine is a non-essential amino acid and is the only naturally occurring beta-amino acid.

Benefits of Beta Alanine

Beta Alanine works with L-Histidine to increase Carnosine concentration in the skeletal muscle.

Who is Beta Alanine Suitable for?

Ideal for anyone participating in sports that require explosive actions such as sprinting, weight training or boxing and those involved in prolonged endurance exercise.

Beta alanine can cause a tingling and flushing effect on the skin. This is a perfectly normal reaction by the body and not harmful.

 

Key Benefits

  • Can help improve physical performance
  • Ideal for sports which use explosive movements
  • Can increase exercise capacity

Suggested Use

Dosage

Loading phase (days 1-5): Consume 1.5g (half of a small MP Plastic Scoop) 4 times daily, spaced evenly throughout the day. Best taken with water or fruit juice in-between meals.

Maintenance phase (days 6-35): Consume 1.5g (half of a small MP Plastic Scoop) 2 times daily, spaced evenly throughout the day. Best taken with water or fruit juice in-between meals.

Upon completion of this period take a 2 week break before starting your next Beta Alanine period.

Try adding 300mg of L-Histidine 45 minutes prior to exercise to further increase Carnosine production.

Ingredients

This product is 100% Beta Alanine powder with nothing added or taken away.

Nutritional Information

100% Beta Alanine

Customer Reviews

Summary

4.44

4.439

(82 Reviews)

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Overall:

3

good product for pre workout

decent product does whar it says. Gone up in my major lifts since I started using it. I mix it with BCAA tropical to create a pre workout drink.

10 November 2014 by

Overall:

5

Effectiveness:

5

Increased endurance!

This product increases my endurance and its tingling effect gives me a little buzz that makes me push more weights. I recommend to give it a try, since not everyone likes its tingling effect.

2 November 2014 by

Overall:

5

Great product

New to all this, just started using it few weeks back and i can say 100% it helps A LOT with my work outs (i take it 30 min before with Creatine) Only question, how many calories does it have ??

23 October 2014 by

Overall:

5

3weeks in lov this stuff deff givs u focus .....get it.lookin forward to the results I know r comin

13 October 2014 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

Tingle

I've used this product for around 4 months on and off due to down season in my sport, while I used this I noticed a difference in my performance and I liked the tingle it gives, it reassured me that something is working somewhere, however, I have more recently started using it properly at the gym, with great effects as a pre work out long side BCAA 4:1:1, CEE and Taurine, a great combination and I can feel my mental game increase when I feel the tingle now, knowing it's working inside my system. I would always recommend MyProtein's products.

25 September 2014 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

Endurance sports

Great for endurance sports, but i do not like the tingling effects. But it works

24 September 2014 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

This is an excellent product, it mixes well with pretty much anything, it tended to have a few grams before I worked out with water and a few frames spread throughout the day. The effects are fairly immediate initially there is a slight tingling in your hands and when at the peak of exercise the burn in your muscles is significantly reduced, with even a slight cool sensation in your muscles. Around a great product

15 September 2014 by

Overall:

4

Try it

A lot of people think this is just for pre-workout but actually BA is a whole lot more than just tingles. You need to give it time to saturate your muscles but research has shown this adds benefits to your workouts.

9 September 2014 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

This supplement must be part of your stack whether your goal is to build muscle, burn fat or get stronger. Best taken pre- and post workout. It makes your skin feel "tickle" after taken which is normal, gives you fantastic results, no taste at all so can mix it with everything.

13 July 2014 by

Overall:

4

Mixability:

5

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

3

BOOM preworkout!!

brilliant pre-workout give a good buzz and makes you very tingly, definetly helps getting those last few reps, however i have been combining it with other pre workout so might not be this supplement, but the other products? this is why the 3 star effectiveness, im gunna try them individually and check if its the beta alanine or the others.

Goes Well With:

caffeine anhydrous BCAAs High concentrate squash

2 July 2014 by

Overall:

5

PRE!

This stuff is amazing for a pre workout, i even mix it in with my pre workout just to get that extra kick! This stuff really helps you push through an intense workout! Great product!

26 April 2014 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Greatest buzz

First time I try this. And used a bag. It mixes excellent with anything. Milk, water,chocolate milk, anything. The first Time taking it, the buzz and tingleling in your body is kind of scary and in an non pleasant. When you get used to it, it is a lot nicer and you get a "I am freaking great and ready now!" I can tell pure difference on both running and weight lifting kilos I am capable to take. Great product Takes on in the morning, lunch and then 1hour - 45 minutes, before workout.

Goes Well With:

Any liquids!

17 April 2014 by

Overall:

4

Does what it says

I've been using this product for a couple of weeks now and its great. The first few times it made my stomach go a bit strange but i lowered my dosage by spreading it over the day more and it works. I use half and half with creatine and the boost is awesome.

16 April 2014 by

Overall:

4

Mixability:

4

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

5

My brother recommended this product to help improve my endurance. I had got my run distance up to 12k, but at 10k would start to feel leg tired. 2 weeks ago I did my first (chip timed) 5k in 29:50 (prob slow by your standards, but hey it was fast enough for me!) and last week I did the run in 28:43, wey hey, and bwoy did I feel good. I've also got my long distance pace down to 6:06/km from 6:28/km. My aim is to clock 15km by the end of April and complete a 1/2 marathon sometime in Autumn. I also do weight training, cycle, aerial fitness and pole fitness both the latter require a certain degree of upper body strength. Great product, I'm sold on it.

Goes Well With:

water

31 March 2014 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

3

Effectiveness:

5

Effective

I do 400m running and for my training i really feel the difference when pushing out those last reps, and in the last 50m or so on reps. only downside is it doesn't come with a way of measuring so can be difficult when measuring out the dosage. Also if you take too much i find you get very itchy! other than that I would recommend!

Goes Well With:

Hurricane XS

25 March 2014 by

Overall:

4

Mixability:

3

Effectiveness:

4

Good price and effective

Mixes OK, not amazing, but does a great job. Easy to control dose without having to take multiple tablets. Effective at improving performance in the 7+ rep range and for repeated sprints.

Goes Well With:

Creatine Monohydrate

5 March 2014 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

1

Taste:

1

Effectiveness:

5

Great stuff

Fantastic supplement. Put up with the funky taste and the tingles and you will train harder and for longer. Great for Hiit or weight training!

Goes Well With:

BCAAS

27 January 2014 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

5

It's good! But I do feel the "tingy" feeling as described by others! But it goes off after awhile. Other than that, it is awesome!

27 January 2014 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

Great For Endurance

All my best recommendation for beta - alanine product. I am using the product (5 gr daily) for the firts time and my endurance training felt much different and more powerfull. Super! :)

Goes Well With:

Any kind of sport products.

30 October 2013 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

Electrifying!

I've got chills, they're multiplying and I'm improving self control, cuz the power its supplying, its electrifying! Absolutely no issues with solubility, just add the dosage into the shaker, add some water and... give it a shake. Neutral taste, rapid absorption, you get tingles all over your body a few minutes after drinking the stuff. Gives a good boost to mood, energy and overal physical performance. And also excellent value for money.

Goes Well With:

Water, AAKG, Taurine

29 October 2013 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

3

Good

Taste and mixability with this product is not an issue if you take a scoop, put it in your mouth and then have a drink as there is no taste at all. Can't rate the effectiveness of it because I just started to use it today, but I really hope to see some change as I am a basketball player and my quads get tired quickly. Hope this helps!

Goes Well With:

Water.

10 October 2013 by

Overall:

4

Mixability:

5

Taste:

2

Effectiveness:

5

Like other unflavoured amino acids, this one tastes bad, and I would recommend having it with some strong squash, not water. A lot of people report a feeling of paresthesia when they use this amino acid, and they're not wrong. It tingles, sometimes unpleasantly however after 3-4 times using this product the tingling dies down/you learn to phase it out. I have this pre-workout with other amino acids and it really helps. My seated shoulder press went from 14KG in each hand to 18 and then to 20 in two sessions, and you can't argue with those sort of results.

Goes Well With:

Creatine Taurine Caffeine

28 August 2013 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

Due to it being in crystal form, this supplement is really easy to swallow and also works out quite a lot cheaper than the tablets. I just use a full 3g scoop with a shot of diluted orange cordial 20 minutes before my workout. I love the tingling feeling that it gives, and I also find that it improves my mood and enthusiasm significantly meaning a more positive and beneficial workout.

Goes Well With:

200mg caffeine

26 August 2013 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

4

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

As I've got older, I have become more concerned with effective supplementation in an ever increasing effort to try and maintain strength and muscle mass. Apart from good nutritional supplements, such as whey protein, and the ubiquitous creatine monohydrate, I have found very few, if any, have any real measurable effect - either on the scales/body composition or with objective workout performance. Beta Alanine is the exception to the rule and, for me, produces the kind of results that were previously limited to creatine. Workouts are more energetic and muscle contraction is more vigorous/sustainable. The results can also be measured in terms of body composition - an extra 1.5 pounds of lean muscle in around 6 weeks (with no other changes in either diet, lifestyle or training protocols).

Goes Well With:

Porridge Oats

26 August 2013 by

Overall:

4

Mixability:

5

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

4

Good so far

Mixes very easily. It has zero taste when taken with juice. For me, the tingling sensation kicks in after 15 minutes and lasts about 1-2 hours and is tolerable (I actually like it), but avoid taking before sleep! I've only been taking it for a few days so I will not comment on effectiveness.

Goes Well With:

Creatine, juice. Best taken between meals.

24 August 2013 by

Overall:

5

Effectiveness:

5

Great Product

I'm really happy with this product. I did a lot of research prior to any form of stimulant - I don't drink coffee so I've never even had caffeine! I use it as a pre-workout and mix it with my creapure. Then I have a smaller dose after my workout with my Impact Whey Protein. I get the tingles - like most do - they're not bad though, gives you that buzz that you expect to power through your workout. I'll be back for more.

Goes Well With:

My Protein Creapure

16 August 2013 by

Overall:

3

Mixability:

3

Taste:

3

Effectiveness:

4

tingly

Weirdly gives a really strange tingling sensation all over my body. Very good for reducing muscle fatigue in long gym sessions, seen good results due to more training capapbility.

Goes Well With:

can't taste it if you mix it with any flavored drink

13 August 2013 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

Love this product

Cheap, its very well tested and it works. I have seen a difference since taking it so im very happy with the product and would advise anyone to give it a try.

31 July 2013 by

Overall:

4

Mixability:

4

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

4

Does what it says on the pouch

This supplement arrived promptly in a pouch that fits through the letterbox. It is easy to use. It mixes well in juice. The 6 week loading block was effective alongside training for improving repeated sprint performance.

22 July 2013 by

Overall:

4

Mixability:

4

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

4

I've only had this supplement for a couple of weeks, so I guess I should feel the benefits in another four or so. I felt the tingling effects when I first started, but over time this has faded. I brought the 1kg bag but maybe on reflection a smaller bag would have been better.

15 July 2013 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

One scoop pre workout - 20 mins later you start to itch, like literaly itch but OMG you are pumped instantly. You can feel stronger and more puumped, definitely seeing gains and will keep using this until the day I die!

Goes Well With:

juice, tri carb

11 July 2013 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

3

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

Amazin Alanine

I took the recommended dose and had twitching eye and electricity in foot. I cut it dose in half, and I still get tingling but the results are amazing. This is the very best supplement.

29 June 2013 by

Overall:

3

Mixability:

5

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

3

Average

I can't say I noticed massive differences when taking this product, I maybe had a little more energy but it's hard to say. The taste and mixability were fine though and easy to take.

29 June 2013 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

5

Magic

I first discovered this supplement late last year. The results are quite fantastic. Beta Alanine in itself is actually not magical, but what is magical, is what it enables your body to do. Carnosine is actually the magic here, and B alanine enables the body to produce more of it. Strangely, if the body is supplemented with Carnosine directly, nothing happens. The body only has a limited amount of Beta Alanine and hence a limited amount of Carnosine. So some clever scientist realised the key to producing more Carnosine is to increase the amount of B Alanine in the body and the result is amazing. 5g per day is the suggested dose, and the best thing to do in the first few weeks is take half a dose in the morning and the other half just before you leave for the gym. If you take more then 3g you will get the tingles within 10 minutes, but they pass after about 15 minutes. However, after about 3 weeks you don't really get the tingles anymore - I now take 5 to 6g in one hit and no longer get the tingles. The product looks a bit like sugar, and when mixed with a small amount of water, it eventually dissolves until the water is clear. I usually add some Creatine Mono to it once the Beta is dissolved, and then neck it in one. I then drink another full glass of water (Creatine advice is 100ml water for every 1g creatine taken). I also take water to the gym. Take this combo 25 minutes before you get to the gym, and Calcium Caseinate 5 minutes after you take the Beta and Creatine, and your gym session will explode. The first 2 weeks and nothing will happen, but during week 3 you feel like a monster; amazing pump, more reps, big increase in endurance, fat loss, and even on non-training days your body will feel really tight. Remember, for best results a good quality diet is essential, you are what you eat.

Goes Well With:

Creatine Mono (Creapure). Calcium Caseinate.

20 May 2013 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

4

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

5

BUY IT

I've been using it for only two weeks now! And since I have been using it, my bench press increased significantly, my squats have gone up, as have my deadlifts. I love it! People report that they experience tingles. I for one don't get the tingles, but I guess I'm just lucky. But I would certainly recommend beta alanine to anyone wanting to put on some strength and size! If drinking with water, I would recommend you mix it well and drink it fast, as it doesn't taste the best. But you shouldn't be worried about the taste considering how amazing this supplement is!

Goes Well With:

Caffeine, Creatine Monohydrate, Impact Whey Protein

20 May 2013 by

Overall:

4

Mixability:

4

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

4

I really rate this supplement, although be warned if you take a bit too much first time round - it makes you very tingly and spaced out and sickly so I had to find a quiet room in the office and lie down for a half hour. I guess-timated the first time! Don't do that and you will be fine. Now I now know the correct measurements it's great. I have been taking it for a week now and I'm starting to feel effects whilst working out. I'm ready to crank it up a notch.

7 May 2013 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

I've been using this product now for several weeks and I've really noticed the difference. I am doing both judo and fitness, and the thing I noticed on my judo training is that even after a few sparings, I still had the strength as if it was my first. I recommend to combine it with creatine monohydrate. I've done some research myself and many trainers/bodybuilders use this combination for an extra boost in strength before their workout and for the extra boost I take one caffeine tablet (200mg).

Goes Well With:

Creatine monohydrate, BCAA, Caffeine

3 May 2013 by

Overall:

3

Mixability:

5

Taste:

3

Effectiveness:

3

Product mixes well and doesn't really taste of anything. I've never experienced the 'tingling effect' others have commented on after taking it though. I found it to have immediate effect in the gym during the first week (loading phase), but have found it to wear of a bit during the 2nd week.

9 April 2013 by

Overall:

5

Effectiveness:

5

Yes it Works

I absolutely love this supplement. When you first take it the tingly feeling might be a bit weird but you get used to it and it proves the stuff is working. As someone who is building up again it does give you that oomph that you need to get through the workout (and i love the look of the veins popping out!). Mixability and taste don't bother me it's the results that count.

Goes Well With:

Creatine

22 March 2013 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

Amazing

Simply amazing, just 1 teaspoon in a shake and I'm off to the gym. It kicks in and takes around 20 minutes, even when training after a 12 hour night shift. I've never trained as well as I have on this product.

Goes Well With:

Any protein, caffeine.

20 March 2013 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

3

pre workout

I used this product before from a different provider and loved it, the only slight downside is the taste and the slightly itchy, burning sensation that you sometimes feel. I put that down to me not training hard enough, just take it with a juice or sugar free concentrate if you can't handle it

Goes Well With:

water any drink

18 March 2013 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

3

Effectiveness:

5

I most definitely feel that this supplement is as a pre-workout supplement. Mix it with about 200ml of water and simply down it, and after about 15 to 20 minutes you will feel it working. I get a slight tingling sensation, and is most notable when performing sets. I can feel it working and I definitely have more focus. I mix 6g of this with 3g of L-Carnitine in 200ml of water, and take 20 minutes before a workout.

18 March 2013 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

5

So far it's working but only training on it at the moment!

12 March 2013 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

5

extra edge

Its a nutrient that is needed by your fast-twitch fibres, helps muscles to contract more powerfully and for longer, also helps steady your muscle PH, again so you can work for longer without tiring. Pretty good product all round.

11 March 2013 by

Overall:

3

Mixability:

3

Taste:

3

Effectiveness:

3

I found the tingles were too much, to the extent that I couldn't go to the gym. I have had tingles before from other products but for some reason my body just didn't react well to this one. I'm not saying it's a bad product, I would just recommend anyone to start off buying the smallest pouch or a taster if possible before spending a fair amount of money and having a bad experience with the product.

11 March 2013 by

Overall:

3

Mixability:

4

Taste:

2

Effectiveness:

4

Does the job

can definately say it works i usually mix it with my normal pre-workout supplement and i almost instantly start to feel tingles after i take it however it doesent taste good and a couple of times i have felt nauseous after drinking it especially when using in larger quantities ,would advise anyone buying it to only use a small amount

11 March 2013 by

Overall:

3

Mixability:

4

Taste:

2

Effectiveness:

4

Does the job

Can definitely say it works i usually mix it with my normal pre-workout supplement and i almost instantly start to feel tingles after i take it however it doesn't taste good and a couple of times i have felt nauseous after drinking it especially when using in larger quantities ,would advise anyone buying it to only use a small amount

11 March 2013 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

4

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

5

does exactly what it says on the tin

My hands and face were tingling on my drive to gym after taking this product, but it's well worth it for the workout! I'm going to try the recommended dose, however the tingling was pretty intense.

13 February 2013 by

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

2

Effectiveness:

5

Can't take this 4 times a day as suggested. Get the tingles then feel nautious and a sweat on so mainly take a load before training. Definetely feel more alert and focused. Reccomend if you can put up with the after effects.

9 July 2012 by

Overall:

4

Mixability:

5

Taste:

3

Effectiveness:

3

I cannot vouch for the effectiveness of this product but there is a lot of good research suggesting that it could be really useful for endurance and gains. Unfortunately when I tried this product after about 5 minuets after the initial tingles(which were interesting) I developed a generalised itching over my body and felt very nauseous. I cannot blame myprotein or the product for this as I think it was just my personal reaction but I would advise anybody who wants to try this product to do it at a time where they don't need to do anything for a few hours just incase. The taste is very acidic and sweet but just pop it on your tongue and wash it down. Definitely worth a shot but unfortunately it wasn't for me

21 May 2012 by

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