Beta-alanine and the hormonal response to exercise.

  title={Beta-alanine and the hormonal response to exercise.},
  author={Jay R. Hoffman and Nicholas A Ratamess and Ramzy Ross and J Kang and Jason F Magrelli and Kimberly Neese and Avery D Faigenbaum and John A. Wise},
  journal={International journal of sports medicine},
  volume={29 12},
The effect of 30 days of beta-alanine supplementation (4.8 g per day) on resistance exercise performance and endocrine changes was examined in eight experienced resistance-trained men. An acute resistance exercise protocol consisting of 6 sets of 12 repetitions of the squat exercise at 70 % of one-repetition maximum (1-RM) with 1.5 minutes of rest between sets was performed before and after each supplemental period. Blood draws occurred at baseline (BL), immediate (IP), 15-minutes (15P) and 30… CONTINUE READING
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