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

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well sodium is able to improve cycling sprint performance. The overall rating for this claim is 2.5 out of 3. The research shows the supplement's ability to deliver on this particular claim is warranted. Using Sodium to improve cycling sprint performance will most likely lead to positive results.

Confidence Rating for Sodium'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 4 studies in the database on sodium; the confidence rating is 80. 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 phosphate supplementation on repeated high-intensity cycling efforts
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