Glycine-Arginine-Alpha-Ketoisocaproic Acid (GAKIC)

Does glycine-arginine-alpha-ketoisocaproic acid (gakic) work?

Overall Effectiveness Rating for Glycine-Arginine-Alpha-Ketoisocaproic Acid (GAKIC)

The overall effectiveness rating for glycine-arginine-alpha-ketoisocaproic acid (gakic) is 1.9 out of 3. This rating means there is some evidence that using glycine-arginine-alpha-ketoisocaproic acid (gakic) may lead to positive results. This rating also means that some evidence does not back up all claims. Below you can find individual ratings for specific claims.

Overall Confidence Rating for Glycine-Arginine-Alpha-Ketoisocaproic Acid (GAKIC)

There are 5 studies in the database on glycine-arginine-alpha-ketoisocaproic acid (gakic); the confidence rating is 45. 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. Note, this rating is for glycine-arginine-alpha-ketoisocaproic acid (gakic) as a whole. There are also individual ratings for the claims below.

Individual Claims

The overall ratings above do no necessarily reflect each claim about glycine-arginine-alpha-ketoisocaproic acid (gakic). Individual claims can have higher or lower ratings. For example, some supplements may have a lot of backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on claims below for more information.


Title of Study
Effects of glycine-arginine-α-ketoisocaproic acid on muscular force and endurance
Effects of glycine-arginine-α-ketoisocaproic acid supplementation in college-age trained females during multi-bouts of resistance exercise
Effects of supplemental GAKIC ingestion on resistance training performance in trained men
Failure of glycine-arginine-α-ketoisocaproic acid to improve high-intensity exercise performance in trained cyclists
Glycine-arginine-alpha-ketoisocaproic acid improves performance of repeated cycling sprints