Does l-alanine improve cycling performance?
The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well l-alanine 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 L-Alanine to improve cycling performance. Using L-Alanine 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 l-alanine; 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|
|Cycling time trial performance may be impaired by whey protein and L-alanine intake during prolonged exercise|