Sodium Bicarbonate improve swimming performance

Does sodium bicarbonate improve swimming performance?

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

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well sodium bicarbonate is able to improve swimming performance. The overall rating for this claim is 2 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 swimming performance may lead to positive results.

Confidence Rating for Sodium Bicarbonate's Ability to Improve Swimming 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.

References

Title of Study
Sodium Bicarbonate Ingestion and Repeated Swim Sprint Performance
The Effects of Beta-Alanine and Sodium Bicarbonate Supplementation on Anaerobic Performance in Trained Males

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