Effectiveness Rating for Phosphorus's Ability to Improve Running Performance

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well phosphorus is able to improve running performance. The overall rating for this claim is 1.3 out of 3. There is little if any research to warrant the use of Phosphorus to improve running performance. Using Phosphorus to improve running performance will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.

Confidence Rating for Phosphorus's Ability to Improve Running 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 3 studies in the database on phosphorus; the confidence rating is 60. 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.

Phosphorus Dose to Improve Running Performance

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness Rating of Dosage
1g once daily 1g
1.425g 4x per day 5.7g


Title of Study
Effects of phosphate loading on oxygen uptake, ventilatory anaerobic threshold, and run performance
Phosphate supplementation, cardiovascular function, and exercise performance in humans
Effects of phosphate loading on leg power and high intensity treadmill exercise