Vitamin C reduce muscle soreness

Does vitamin c reduce muscle soreness?

Effectiveness Rating for Vitamin C's Ability to Reduce Muscle Soreness

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well vitamin c is able to reduce muscle soreness. The overall rating for this claim is 1.3 out of 3. There is little if any research to warrant the use of Vitamin C to reduce muscle soreness. Using Vitamin C to reduce muscle soreness will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.

Confidence Rating for Vitamin C's Ability to Reduce Muscle Soreness

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 vitamin c; 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
Prolonged vitamin C supplementation and recovery from demanding exercise
Post-exercise vitamin C supplementation and recovery from demanding exercise
Muscle soreness and damage parameters after prolonged intermittent shuttle-running following acute vitamin C supplementation
Ascorbic acid supplementation does not attenuate post-exercise muscle soreness following muscle-damaging exercise but may delay the recovery process

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