The overall rating for nitrate is 1.1 out of 3 meaning there is little if any evidence that this supplement does what it claims to do. Using this supplement will not lead to positive results.

Table of Contents

  1. Simple Report
  2. Detailed Report
  3. Overall Effectiveness Rating
  4. Research Rating
  5. Products Containing Nitrate
  6. Claim Ratings
  7. References

Nitrate Simple Report

  • Supplement: Nitrate
  • Supplement Category: other
  • Number of Products Containing Nitrate: 4
  • Effectiveness Rating: 1.1 out of 3
  • Research Rating: 30 (above 80 indicates sufficient research)
  • Number of Studies: 5
  • Number of Claims: 6

Nitrate Detailed Report

Overall Effectiveness Rating

The overall effectiveness rating for nitrate is 1.1 out of 3. This rating means there is little to no evidence to back the supplement's use. Using this supplement will not lead to positive results. Note, this effectiveness rating is for nitrate as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Research Rating for Nitrate

There are 5 studies in the database on nitrate; the research rating is 30. 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 research rating is for nitrate as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Products Containing Nitrate

Products Names Amount of Nitrate
Project: Blackout Pre-Workout 500mg
Outlift Concentrate 500mg
Nitratest 880mg
Project: Blackout PUMP 250mg
Full list of all 4 products containing Nitrate.

Claim Ratings

The overall ratings above are an average of the individual claim ratings below. Individual claims may have higher or lower ratings compared to the supplement's overall rating. For example, some supplements may have excellent backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on a claim below for more information.

Performance Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
improve cycling performance
improve high-intensity interval training (HIIT) performance
improve running performance
improve sprint performance
increase strength
improve cycling sprint performance

References

Title of Study
Dietary nitrate does not enhance running performance in elite cross-country skiers
Effects of acute supplementation of L-arginine and nitrate on endurance and sprint performance in elite athletes
No Effect of Acute and 6-Day Nitrate Supplementation on VO2 and Time-Trial Performance in Highly Trained Cyclists
Sodium nitrate supplementation does not enhance performance of endurance athletes
The effect of six days of dietary nitrate supplementation on performance in trained CrossFit athletes