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

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well sodium bicarbonate is able to improve sports performance. The overall rating for this claim is 1.5 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 sports performance may lead to positive results.

Confidence Rating for Sodium Bicarbonate's Ability to Improve Sports 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 2 studies in the database on sodium bicarbonate; 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.

Sodium Bicarbonate Dose to Improve Sports Performance

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness Rating of Dosage
3g once daily 3g

References

Title of Study
Chronic Ingestion of Sodium and Potassium Bicarbonate, with Potassium, Magnesium and Calcium Citrate Improves Anaerobic Performance in Elite Soccer Players
Increased blood pH but not performance with sodium bicarbonate supplementation in elite rugby union players