If you've ever taken a pre-workout before, you may have noticed a weird sensation throughout your body. Some describe it as feeling itchy or tingly and it usually lasts for about 15 minutes. Today, we'll explain why that happens and whether you should be concerned.
Beta-AlanineBeta-alanine is a supplement used by athletes looking to improve performance and it's commonly found in pre-workout products. In short, it's been clinically proven to reduce fatigue, increase power, and improve overall performance.
Why So Tingly?
When you consume beta-alanine, neurons in your body start to fire which makes your skin tingle. The scientific term for this is paresthesia. It's different for every person and some people don't feel it at all, but it's common enough that it's earned a nickname; the beta-alanine itch or tingle.
Should You Be Worried?
The beta-alanine itch can feel uncomfortable, but it's only temporary and, if improved performance is what you're after, you would be wise to endure it! According to the National Institutes of Health, there are no harmful effects associated with the beta-alanine itch/tingle. The International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) has also officially stated that “beta-alanine supplementation currently appears to be safe in healthy populations at recommended doses.”
The Rocket Red Difference
Rocket Red, our pre-workout/race superfoods drink contains 2 grams Carnosyn which is the only patented, research-proven form of Beta-Alanine. In over 55 Clinical research studies it's been proven to decrease the discomfort of muscle burn, delay muscle fatigue, extend endurance and maximize strength gains. Yes, you may experience the beta-alanine itch/tingle but if improved performance is what you're after then it's well worth it!
Carnosyn is just one ingredient guaranteed to boost your performance. Rocket Red is also packed with other superfood ingredients like beetroot juice, tart cherry juice, pomegranate juice, and L-citrulline Malate 2:1, all of which will help you perform your best! To learn more about how Rocket Red can take you to your next level CLICK HERE!