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Is research on beta-alanine still in beta?

Beta-alanine is thought to help decrease muscle fatigue through boosting intramuscular carnosine levels. This systematic review aimed to look at the state of the evidence for its efficacy.

Study under review: Effects of beta-alanine supplementation on performance and muscle fatigue in athletes and non-athletes of different sports: a systematic review.

Introduction

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Who and what was studied?

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What were the findings?

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What does the study really tell us?

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The big picture

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What are the different bioenergetic systems that fuel muscle?

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