Ginseng improve cycling performance

Does ginseng improve cycling performance?

Effectiveness Rating for Ginseng's Ability to Improve Cycling Performance

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

Confidence Rating for Ginseng'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 are 2 studies in the database on ginseng; 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
Ginseng supplementation does not change lactate threshold and physical performances in physically active Thai men
Ginseng treatment improves psychomotor performance at rest and during graded exercise in young athletes

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