Effectiveness Rating for Sodium's Ability to Improve Recovery

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well sodium is able to improve recovery. 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 to improve recovery may lead to positive results.

Confidence Rating for Sodium's Ability to Improve Recovery

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; 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
Impact of sodium citrate ingestion during recovery after dehydrating exercise on rehydration and subsequent 40-km cycling time-trial performance in the heat
Effect of ingested sodium bicarbonate on muscle force, fatigue, and recovery