Does Pumped-AF improve cycling performance?

Pumped-AF's ability to improve cycling performance 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 Pumped-AF to improve cycling performance 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 Pumped-AF's ability to improve cycling performance. To view the product's overall rating, visit the product's main page: Pumped-AF.

Table of Contents

  1. Simple Report
  2. Detailed Report
  3. References

Simple Report

Detailed Report

The detailed report is an in-depth analysis on how Pumped-AF'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 Pumped-AF's ability to improve cycling performance. The rating next to the ingredient describes the ingredient's ability to improve cycling performance. These ratings are averaged together and provide the product's overall ability to deliver on the same claim.

Ingredients Improve Cycling Performance Rating
Sodium 3 out of 3
Beetroot Juice 1.4 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 cycling performance) 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 Cycling Performance Research Rating
Sodium
Beetroot Juice
Product's Claim Research Rating

References

Title
Ingestion of sodium plus water improves cardiovascular function and performance during dehydrating cycling in the heat
No Improvement in Endurance Performance after a Single Dose of Beetroot Juice
Acute Beetroot Juice Supplementation Does Not Improve Cycling Performance in Normoxia or Moderate Hypoxia
Effects of Single-Dose Dietary Nitrate on Oxygen Consumption During and After Maximal and Submaximal Exercise in Healthy Humans: A Pilot Study
Effects of nitrate supplementation in trained and untrained muscle are modest with initial high plasma nitrite levels
Acute dietary nitrate supplementation improves cycling time trial performance