Category - Taurine [2-aminoethanesulfonic acid]

Taurine is an organic acid often found in some energy drinks. Animal studies are reporting beneficial effect of taurine ingestion on physical endurance. Human clinical trials noted significant increases in VO2max and cycle ergometer exercise time to exhaustion. Authors attributed the ergogenic effect to taurine’s antioxidant activity. Taurine and beta-alanine seem to counteract each other. Beta-alanine is a rival of taurine, since they both share the same transporter.