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Does beta alanine work for body building?

Does beta alanine work for body building?

Be very careful: A physician specializing in the complexities of body building is the first & most important step. Remember barry bonds? Don't play with fire. ...Read more

Alanine (Definition)

The l-isomer is one of the 20 Amino Acids encoded by the genetic code. Its codons are gcu, gcc, gca, and gcg. It is classified as a nonpolar amino acid. D-alanine occurs in bacterial cell walls and ...Read more


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Does beta alanine have any scientific backing for use as a body building supplement?

No: There are no otc body building supplements that will help you and many that can be dangerous. Try diet and exercise -- there's strong scientific evidence that they do help. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. ...Read more

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Does taking beta alanine affect my growth?

Stop: Consult your dermatologist, this is truly a complex physiological matter. ...Read more

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Is it alright for a 14 year old female to take beta alanine?

Is it alright for a 14 year old female to take beta alanine?

Safety & efficacy of: Beta-alanine supplements in people younger than 18 have not been studied; therefore, it cannot be recommended. The FDA approves Beta-alanine as a food, not a drug. A review of independent studies shows it doesn't ^ muscle strength or aerobic endurance, but it does slightly ^ the amount of time an athlete can perform high-intensity exercises like weight-lifting & sprinting without fatigue. ...Read more

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Took beta alanine and now I have dry tongue. how to fix dry tongue. i don't have dry mouth though, just dry tongue?

Took beta alanine and now I have dry tongue. how to fix dry tongue. i don't have dry mouth though, just dry tongue?

Keep hydrated: If dry tongue persists after stopping beta alanine, there could be another cause. Blood tests could help with diagnosis and treatment. generally avoid Amino Acids and drink plenty of fluids. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR and a preworkout supplement with caffiene and beta alanine in it?

Is it ok to take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR and a preworkout supplement with caffiene and beta alanine in it?

Perhaps (or not): If you are on adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) daily and have not had any problems you can try the supplement and the most likely side effect will be fast pulse/ increased blood pressure/ feeling of racing/anxiety - if you get no change or other side effects then you can likely tolerate the combination. With any side effects stop the supplement ...Read more

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What is a pre-workout that is safe to take with Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) 30 mg XR? I do not want one with creative or stimulants. I was thinking Beta-Alanine alone

What is a pre-workout that is safe to take with Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) 30 mg XR? I do not want one with creative or stimulants. I was thinking Beta-Alanine alone

There are no known: bothersome interactions between Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR and creatine or Beta-alanine. If you do not have a history of heart defect then it is okay to workout while taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR. If you or family have history of heart defects then consult your prescriber to review and advise. Best regards for great health, ...Read more

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Body building and muscle development, how does this work?

Body building and muscle development, how does this work?

For starters: Both resistance from weights / machines and calisthenics are the key. For mass, three sets of ten reps, maximum weight / resistance that you can do. Work each group of muscles in this way 3x/week. Eat 1 gm of lean protein daily per pound you weigh while bulking up. Learn to eat only to satisfy hunger. Go to a gym, show you are working hard, others will come to guide you. Make friends. ...Read more

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Weight Training (Definition)

This is an exercise program focusing on strength training via use of resistance. The weights used can be barbells, dumb bells, track machines with ...Read more