Arginine increase strength

Does arginine increase strength?

Effectiveness Rating for Arginine's Ability to Increase Strength

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well arginine is able to increase strength. The overall rating for this claim is 1 out of 3. There is little if any research to warrant the use of Arginine to increase strength. Using Arginine to increase strength will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.

Confidence Rating for Arginine's Ability to Increase Strength

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 2 studies in the database on arginine; the confidence rating is 40. 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.

References

Title of Study
L-Arginine supplementation does not enhance blood flow and muscle performance in healthy and physically active older women
Acute supplementation of L-arginine affects neither strength performance nor nitric oxide production

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