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How VPA’s Beta Alanine optimises you
Although technically Beta Alanine is a non-essential amino acid, recently it has become an essential part of many world class athletes training and performance regimes. Our Beta Alanine will allow you to train harder for longer, and it is able to do this due to its ability to remove lactic acid from your muscles during times of intense training, by converting to carnosine in your muscle cells.

  • Find yourself training and pushing yourself for longer.
  • Experience faster recovery between sets and interval training.
  • Maximise your energy output for peak performance.


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4.8 / 5 (106 reviews)

Beta Alanine

Lactose Free
Vegetarian
Gluten Free
Vegan
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HOW VPA'S BETA ALANINE OPTIMISES YOU

Although technically Beta Alanine is a non-essential amino acid, recently it has become an essential part of many world-class athletes training and performance regimes. Our Beta Alanine will allow you to train harder for longer, and it is able to do this due to its ability to remove lactic acid from your muscles during times of intense training, by converting to carnosine in your muscle cells.



NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION
SERVING SIZE 1.2g   SERVINGS 166
Per Serve Per 100g
Energy (kJ) 20.4 1,700
Energy (cal) 5 406
Protein 1.2g 100g
Total Carbohydrates 0g 0g
Sugar 0g 0g
Total Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0g 0g
Sodium 0mg 0mg
Beta Alanine 1.2g 100g
Directions

Add 1/4 teaspoon to 200ml of water or juice. Stir, Shake, or blend for 20 seconds, or until completely dispersed.

Ingredients

100% Pharmaceutical grade Beta Alanine

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BETA ALANINE REVIEWS

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4.8 / 5 (106 reviews)

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Great product for pre & intra workout

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As described.

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Always good

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Always does what it needs to do, I add a bit to my preworkout. Good product.

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WHY VPA'S BETA ALANINE IS SUPERIOR

We take quality seriously, that is why VPA is used and trusted by Australia’s top athletes. Almost 13,000 independent positive reviews show you who Australians prefer and trust.



THIRD PARTY LAB TESTING

Unlike other supplement providers, we take extreme measures to ensure our products are the highest quality in the market, employing third-party lab testing by the National Measurement Institute, the authority for Australia’s chemical, biological, physical and trade testing.





PRODUCT GUARANTEE

We are so confident that you will love our product we have a product guarantee that ensures you are happy with your product.




CERTIFIED WAREHOUSES ACROSS AUSTRALIA

Because we have ISO and HACCP certified warehouses in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne, we are able to get your orders to you faster than the majority of the supplement companies, with the highest level of hygiene possible in Australia.

No more cheap and nasty unregulated supplement providers sending you products that are packaged in unhygienic back rooms, with low accountability of quality, full of fillers and poor quality dairy products.


THE VPA GUARANTEE

100% PRODUCT SATISFACTION

If you are not 100% happy with your product, please Contact our service team to arrange to have the product returned (at your own cost) for either an exchange or money back refund. Please make sure that at least 90% of the product is returned.


100% PRODUCT PURITY

We guarantee the purity of our product. Why, because we pack and blend all of our products on our HACCP approved, ISOapproved facility in Brisbane, QLD, Australia. We regularly test the purity of our products so you can be confident that you will never be receiving under-dosed or amino-spiked supplements fromVPA Australia.



HOW VPA'S BETA ALANINE OPTIMISES

Although technically Beta Alanine is a non-essential amino acid, recently it has become an essential part of many world-class athletes training and performance regimes. Our Beta Alanine will allow you to train harder for longer, and it is able to do this due to its ability to remove lactic acid from your muscles during times of intense training, by converting to carnosine in your muscle cells.



WHY VPA'S BETA ALANINE IS SUPERIOR
We take quality seriously, that is why VPA is used and trusted by Australia’s top athletes. Almost 13,000 independent positive reviews show you who Australians prefer and trust.



THIRD PARTY LAB TESTING
Unlike other supplement providers, we take extreme measures to ensure our products are the highest quality in the market, employing third-party lab testing by the National Measurement Institute, the authority for Australia’s chemical, biological, physical and trade testing.





PRODUCT GUARANTEE
We are so confident that you will love our product we have a product guarantee that ensures you are happy with your product.




CERTIFIED WAREHOUSES ACROSS AUSTRALIA
Because we have ISO and HACCP certified warehouses in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne, we are able to get your orders to you faster than the majority of the supplement companies, with the highest level of hygiene possible in
Australia.

No more cheap and nasty unregulated supplement providers sending you products that are packaged in unhygienic back rooms, with low accountability of quality, full of fillers and poor quality dairy products.



THE VPA GUARANTEE

100% PRODUCT SATISFACTION

If you are not 100% happy with your product, please Contact our service team to arrange to have the product returned (at your own cost) for either an exchange or money back refund. Please make sure that at least 90% of the product is returned.

100% PRODUCT PURITY

We guarantee the purity of our product. Why, because we pack and blend all of our products on our HACCP approved, ISOapproved facility in Brisbane, QLD, Australia. We regularly test the purity of our products so you can be confident that you will never be receiving under-dosed or amino-spiked supplements fromVPA Australia.


WADA Ingredient Status
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This product contains no prohibited substances*. ^Global DRO Search
* WADA does not provide certfication for any products used worldwide. The WADA prohibited list provides ingredients that are prohibited in sport according to WADA at the date of publication of the list. This list does not relate to the products from VPA Australia although provides educational material relating to the current WADA status of specific ingredients.

^Global DRO Search results do not represent batch testing and/or approval by ASADA/WADA. They represent ingredients that are approved by WADA/ASADA, as at time of search.

It is up to individual athletes and sporting codes to verify that substances are held as legal within their sporting body at time of consumption. VPA Australia strives to avoid the use of prohibited ingredients and suggests the use of these tools as educational material.
 

BETA ALANINE QUICK FACTS

 

BETA ALANINE QUICK FACTS

  • Find yourself training and pushing yourself for longer.
  • Experience faster recovery between sets and interval training.
  • Maximise your energy output for peak performance.

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What is Beta Alanine?

Beta alanine is a version of the amino acid alanine. Beta alanine is a natural compound that we make within our bodies and consume when we eat animal products. Unlike other amino acids, which are the building block of protein, Beta alanine is used by our bodies, along with another amino acid called histodine, to form another natural compound called carnosine. The benefits of supplementing with Beta alanine are due to the increased levels of carnosine that result.



What is carnosine

Carnosine is natural compound found mainly in our brain and muscle tissues. Its acts as a buffer during exercise, neutralising acid, helping to maintain acid balance in our muscles. The neutralisiso that we are more resistant to fatigue and can perform a lot better when required. Our bodies, however, don’t produce Beta alanine naturally but only with the right food or supplementation.



Does beta alanine work?

Yes, supplementing with Beta alanine will improve your sporting performance. The evidence for its effectiveness is so strong that it is classed as a Group A supplement by the Australian Institute of Sport.



What does beta alanine do?

The production of energy needed to fuel movement and exercise results in free hydrogen ions, or acid. During exercise, our muscle acid levels increase and this causes a feeling of fatigue. Our body uses Beta alanine to make carnosine. It is carnosine that neutralises the acid that accumulates in muscles during exercise. Supplementing with Beta alanine increases our bodies natural carnosine production by 80%. These increased levels of carnosine allow us to exercise at our best. Specifically Beta alanine will increase the number of reps you are able to do near maximal effort.



Beta alanine or carnosine

Given that it is carnosine rather than Beta alanine that has the acid neutralising effect, you may wonder why not just take carnosine instead? Supplementing with Beta alanine does a better job at increasing carnosine levels than taking carnosine itself.

Source: https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/beta-alanine-101#dosage



What are Beta alanine benefits?

Beta alanine has the following benefits:

Beta alanine and strength training – Beta alanine can increase the number of reps you can push out at rep ranges above 8.

Beta alanine contributes to hypertrophy – An increase in reps and volume moved in a training session can increase the rate at which muscle is built.

Beta-alanine improves performance over middle distance endurance sports – Examples of middle distance events include a 4kg cycle race, 2km rowing, 10km run, and swimming 100-200m.



Does Beta alanine build muscle?

Beta alanine helps you build muscle. It increases the number of reps you can achieve in a set and increases the volume of weight you move in a training session. It is the increase in training volume that helps build muscle.



Beta alanine dosage

One serve of VPA beta alanine is 1.2g. One 200g tub of VPA beta alanine has 166 serves. We recommend weighing a serve of beta alanine with microscales to obtain an accurate serving size. If you do not have microscales, one serve is around ½ of a tea spoon.

Monitor your beta alanine intake especially if you also to take pre-workouts. Our Pre-30 contains 1.5g beta alanine per serve while Kleos Pre-workout contains 2g per serve. Make sure to cross-check nutritional labels.



How much beta alanine should I take?

If supplementing with beta alanine, the recommended dosage to take would be between 4-6g per day for up to 10 weeks. It can be taken at different times of the day to fuel carnosine production at a longer duration. Do not take before bedtime.



When to take beta alanine

The effects of beta alanine on sports performance are due to the accumulative increase on carnosine in muscles, not the boost experienced immediately after taking. For this reason it doesn’t matter when you take beta alanine as long as you are taking it every day. If for some reason you do not want to take it every day and you enjoy the blood pumping feeling of the beta alanine tinlges, you can take beta alanine 30-45 minutes prior to training or competition.



Who should use beta alanine?

Consuming beta alanine is especially beneficial for athletes in running, swimming, rowing, or any sports that require high-intensity or resistance-training activities. It is also recommended for older adults to prolong muscle endurance during exercises.



Beta alanine side effects

Beta alanine is safe to taken when used at recommended levels. The most common side effect of beta alanine is paraesthesia, which is a tingling sensation felt on the face, neck and arms. Some people actually like it and don’t mind the sensation while some hate it – but the sensation is harmless.



How long do beta alanine tingles last?

The feeling of paraesthesia can last for around 30 minutes. Regular supplementation with beta alanine seems to reduce this side effect.



What does beta alanine taste like?

Beta alanine is an unflavoured powder so it doesn't have any taste when mixed with water but the powder alone almost has a hint of sugary taste to it.



What should I mix beta alanine with?

Beta alanine can be taken in water alone or added to any other drink you are taking during the day. It can be taken alongside other supplements.



Amino acid clumping and how to store beta alanine

The natural properties of amino acids means that they tend to take on moisture. This is why silicon moisture sachets are added during the packing process. Once your beta alanine is opened it will start to take on moisture and should be stored in a cool dark location to keep it as moisture free as possible. If your beta alanine starts to clump, rest assured that although it may be more difficult to scoop but it will still work just as well.



Reviews

You can read all customer reviews of Beta Alanine by scrolling to the top of the page and clicking on the review stars above the product name. Beta Alanine currently has more than 80 reviews and a 4.8* rating. Read some reviews of Beta Alanine below.

“The best beta alanine I have ever used. Miss the 1kg bags. But hopefully they are back in stock soon!” Josh G - Review made 9th May 2020

“Great product, mixes well!” Mitch J - Review made 23rd April 2020

“Being of the older genre, nearly 72, I find that if I want to enjoy my passion of surfing I need to be mindful of my body's needs and Beta Alanine is a product I feel is beneficial for me.” Max B - Review made 5th April 2020

“Great product. I have been using it for a long time.” Alastair L - Review made 6th March 2020

“It's really helpful for muscle recovery.” Ranjeet S - Review made 16th February 2020



Can I use beta alanine when pregnant or breastfeeding?

Please ask a medical professional such as a GP or dietitian before using beta alanine when pregnant or breastfeeding.



Is your packaging recyclable?

Yes, our scoops, bottles and bags are all recyclable. Please see this blog for further information. https://www.vpa.com.au/blog/vpa-bags-are-now-100-recyclable/ We are also working to introduce recyclable cartons and mailers to the VPA product lifecycle.



Can I receive a discount for buying more than one beta alanine?

As you can see from our prices, we aim to offer the lowest pricing all year round, however we do offer multi-buy discounts on most of our products if you are choosing to purchase in bulk quantities. Please refer to the product page to see what discounts are available. Please note that we do not price match as we have found the standard of manufacture and quality of product varies considerably. Our customers health is something we take very seriously and lowering our standards and quality is just not an option.



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