Does NO2 Black Muscle improve recovery?

NO2 Black Muscle's ability to improve recovery is rated as 2.2 out of 3. This rating means the evidence is mixed on the product's ability to deliver on this claim. While some of the evidence supports its use, other evidence does not. Using NO2 Black Muscle to improve recovery may lead to positive results. This rating is different from the product's overall rating and is based on what peer reviewed journal articles conclude on its ability to perform this one claim. This page contains an indepth analysis on how this claim-rating was calculated.

Note: The ratings on this page only deal with NO2 Black Muscle's ability to improve recovery. To view the product's overall rating, visit the product's main page: NO2 Black Muscle.

Table of Contents

  1. Simple Report
  2. Detailed Report
  3. References

Simple Report

  • Product Name: NO2 Black Muscle
  • Claim: improve recovery
  • Product Category: Pump Supplements
  • Effectiveness Rating for Claim: 2.2 out of 3
  • Number of Ingredients Contributing to this Claim: 3
  • Research Rating for Claim: 66.67
  • Number of Studies: 10

Detailed Report

The detailed report is an in-depth analysis on how NO2 Black Muscle's rating for this particular claim was calculated.

Claim Effectiveness Ratings

Each supplement product is a blend of ingredients. The database uses peer reviewed journal articles to rate the ingredients. These ratings are also used to rate how well products perform overall as well as on individual claims.

The supplement ingredients listed in table below are identified as affecting NO2 Black Muscle's ability to improve recovery. The rating next to the ingredient describes the ingredient's ability to improve recovery. These ratings are averaged together and provide the product's overall ability to deliver on the same claim.

Ingredients Improve Recovery Rating
Vitamin C 1.3 out of 3
Green Tea Extract 2.5 out of 3
Tart Cherry 2.8 out of 3
Product's Claim Effectiveness Rating 2.2 out of 3

Claim Research Ratings

The research rating describes how well an ingredient's ability to perform a certain claim (such as improve recovery) has been researched. This rating is based on the amount of studies contained in the database on a particular ingredient and claim. Ingredient research ratings are averaged together to from the product's research rating for this specific cliam.

This rating is important because we need to know if there is enough research to make a valid conclusion on a product's worthiness. Ratings above 80 are ideal. Anything below 60 means there is not enoguh research to make a valid conclusion on way or another on a product's ability to deliver on this particular claim.

Ingredients Improve Recovery Research Rating
Vitamin C
Green Tea Extract
Tart Cherry
Product's Claim Research Rating


Prolonged vitamin C supplementation and recovery from demanding exercise
Post-exercise vitamin C supplementation and recovery from demanding exercise
Ascorbic acid supplementation does not attenuate post-exercise muscle soreness following muscle-damaging exercise but may delay the recovery process
Green Tea Extract Preserves Neuromuscular Activation and Muscle Damage Markers in Athletes Under Cumulative Fatigue
Effect of green tea extract supplementation on exercise-induced delayed onset muscle soreness and muscular damage
Effects of powdered Montmorency tart cherry supplementation on an acute bout of intense lower body strength exercise in resistance trained males
Recovery facilitation with Montmorency cherries following high-intensity, metabolically challenging exercise
The Effects of Montmorency Tart Cherry Concentrate Supplementation on Recovery Following Prolonged, Intermittent Exercise
Efficacy of a tart cherry juice blend in preventing the symptoms of muscle damage
Influence of tart cherry juice on indices of recovery following marathon running