Do branched chain amino acids improve cycling performance?
The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well branched chain amino acids is able to improve cycling performance. The overall rating for this claim is 1 out of 3. There is little if any research to warrant the use of Branched Chain Amino Acids to improve cycling performance. Using Branched Chain Amino Acids to improve cycling performance will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.
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 is one study in the database on branched chain amino acids; the confidence rating is 20. 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.
|Title of Study|
|The effect of acute branched-chain amino acid supplementation on prolonged exercise capacity in a warm environment|