Sodium Bicarbonate improve cycling sprint performance

Does sodium bicarbonate improve cycling sprint performance?

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

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well sodium bicarbonate is able to improve cycling sprint performance. The overall rating for this claim is 2.3 out of 3. There is some research showing the supplement's ability to deliever on this particular claim is warranted. Using Sodium Bicarbonate to improve cycling sprint performance may lead to positive results.

Confidence Rating for Sodium Bicarbonate's Ability to Improve Cycling Sprint 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 sodium bicarbonate; 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.

References

Title of Study
The Effects of Novel Ingestion of Sodium Bicarbonate on Repeated Sprint Ability
Effects of Sodium Bicarbonate on High-Intensity Endurance Performance in Cyclists: A Double-Blind, Randomized Cross-Over Trial
Sodium bicarbonate can be used as an ergogenic aid in high-intensity, competitive cycle ergometry of 1 h duration

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