Magnesium increase strength

Does magnesium increase strength?

Effectiveness Rating for Magnesium's Ability to Increase Strength

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well magnesium 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 Magnesium to increase strength. Using Magnesium to increase strength will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.

Confidence Rating for Magnesium'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 magnesium; 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
Effects of Zinc Magnesium Aspartate (ZMA) Supplementation on Training Adaptations and Markers of Anabolism and Catabolism
A pilot study on the effects of magnesium supplementation with high and low habitual dietary magnesium intake on resting and recovery from aerobic and resistance exercise and systolic blood pressure

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