Effectiveness Rating for Epicatechin's Ability to Improve Cycling Performance

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well epicatechin 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 Epicatechin to improve cycling performance. Using Epicatechin to improve cycling performance will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.

Confidence Rating for Epicatechin's Ability to Improve Cycling Performance

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 epicatechin; 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.

Epicatechin Dose to Improve Cycling Performance

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness Rating of Dosage
100mg twice daily 200mg

References

Title of Study
(-)-Epicatechin Supplementation Inhibits Aerobic Adaptations to Cycling Exercise in Humans