CrossFit – Why It Takes So Long To Recover

If you stumbled on this article, you have likely just done a few sets of burpees, box jumps, deadlifts, or even the dreaded handstand push-ups (what’s that even all about?). These are just a few of the well-known CrossFit workouts that fitness enthusiasts become familiar with when participating in the sport. And each set of […]

Carnosine – The Best Muscle Recovery Supplement

Carnosine – The Best Muscle Recovery Supplement   Most endurance athletes reach the peak of their physical performance during the age range of 25 to 35. This provides a relatively brief window of 5 to 10 years to achieve your athletic aspirations.  While this may be ample for some, for many, this period seems to […]

The Benefits of L-Carnosine In Athletes

Each athlete is on a quest for that natural edge, something to help them perform at their personal best. And every so often, nature surprises us with compounds that seem too good to be true. And sometimes, these gems are not just found in exotic plants or rare minerals but right within us. L-carnosine, a […]

The Best Supplement To Aid Workout Recovery

The endorphins released when we exercise can be quite addictive. Nothing beats that feeling after a good workout in the gym or while out for a run. But how important is workout recovery, and how should you go about your recovery process? We’ve listed some of the main benefits of allowing your body to recover […]

L-Carnosine – All You Need to Know About It

Imagine if you could easily boost a powerful natural antioxidant and anti-inflammatory found in your own body and get help with exercise recovery, memory disorders, and nervous system problems, to name a few.  Well, you can. The compound L-carnosine has been of interest to scientists for many decades. They have been studying its effect on […]

Carnosine – The Best Supplement For Tendon Health

Professional athletes and their management teams often describe tendon injuries as gut-wrenching, soul-destroying, or, in severe cases, career-ending. It’s a feeling that no athlete ever wants to deal with – the thought of never getting back to your peak.  Tendon injuries don’t just set players and athletes back for months; they often spell the beginning […]

Why Am I Suddenly Struggling to Run?

As the sun rises, you lace up your running shoes and begin your morning jog. You love this time of day—the fresh air, the chirping birds, and the feeling of freedom as you pound the path beneath your feet. However, this past week has been tough. For some reason, you can’t run as far as […]

How to Speed Up Muscle Strain Recovery

If you’ve landed on this article, you’ve likely strained a muscle and want to return to training as soon as possible. If you’re frustrated and want to speed up the process, we get it.  However, although there are valid ways to shorten your recovery time, not taking enough time to recover completely can give you […]

Exploring Carnosine Side Effects

Have you heard all about the wonderful benefits of taking a carnosine supplement but have some concerns about possible side effects? Then you’re not alone. Most consumers are naturally concerned with what they are putting into their bodies and whether it will have negative consequences they should be made aware of.  Luckily, carnosine is a […]

A Review of Recent Carnosine Studies

Carnosine was discovered more than 100 years ago in Ukraine at Charkow University by Gulewitsch and Amiradžibi while they were analyzing a meat extract (Gulewitsch and Amiradžibi, 1900), [1] and it continues to capture the attention of both scientists and the sporting community today. The U.S., Belgium, and Italy are leading the research on carnosine. […]