Sodium Bicarbonate improve cycling performance

Does sodium bicarbonate improve cycling performance?

Effectiveness Rating for Sodium Bicarbonate's Ability to Improve Cycling Performance

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

Confidence Rating for Sodium Bicarbonate'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 sodium bicarbonate; 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.

References

Title of Study
Effect of sodium bicarbonate on muscle metabolism during intense endurance cycling

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