Effectiveness Rating for Arginine's Ability to Improve Recovery

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well arginine is able to improve recovery. The overall rating for this claim is 2.3 out of 3. There is some research showing the supplement's ability to deliever on this particular claim is warranted. Using Arginine to improve recovery may lead to positive results.

Confidence Rating for Arginine's Ability to Improve Recovery

The confidence rating is a mesure of how valid the effectiveness rating is. This rating is based on how many studies are included in the database on this topic.

There are 4 studies in the database on arginine; the confidence rating is 80. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating.

Arginine Dose to Improve Recovery

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness Rating of Dosage
6g once daily 6g


Title of Study
Effects of Arginine Supplementation on Post-Exercise Metabolic Responses
Acute l-arginine supplementation reduces the O2 cost of moderate-intensity exercise and enhances high-intensity exercise tolerance
Acute l-arginine supplementation increases muscle blood volume but not strength performance
l-Arginine supplementation does not improve muscle function during recovery from resistance exercise