Sodium Bicarbonate

Does sodium bicarbonate work?

Sodium Bicarbonate Claims

The supplement database currently has 9 claims for Sodium Bicarbonate. The claims include: improve running performance, improve sprint performance, improve sports performance, improve swimming performance, improve cycling sprint performance, improve recovery, decrease fatigue, improve cycling performance, improve muscular endurance.

Overall Effectiveness Rating for Sodium Bicarbonate

The overall effectiveness rating for sodium bicarbonate is 1.9 out of 3. This rating means there is some evidence that using sodium bicarbonate 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 Sodium Bicarbonate

There are 15 studies in the database on sodium bicarbonate; the confidence rating is 33. 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 sodium bicarbonate 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 sodium bicarbonate. 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.

The effectiveness rating for sodium bicarbonate's ability to decrease fatigue is 2 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 40. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about sodium bicarbonate's ability to decrease fatigue.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 2 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 40

The effectiveness rating for sodium bicarbonate's ability to improve cycling performance is 1 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 20. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about sodium bicarbonate's ability to improve cycling performance.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 1 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 20

The effectiveness rating for sodium bicarbonate's ability to improve cycling sprint performance is 2.3 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 60. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about sodium bicarbonate's ability to improve cycling sprint performance.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 2.3 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 60

The effectiveness rating for sodium bicarbonate's ability to improve muscular endurance is 3 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 20. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about sodium bicarbonate's ability to improve muscular endurance.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 3 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 20

The effectiveness rating for sodium bicarbonate's ability to improve recovery is 2 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 20. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about sodium bicarbonate's ability to improve recovery.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 2 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 20

The effectiveness rating for sodium bicarbonate's ability to improve running performance is 1.5 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 40. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about sodium bicarbonate's ability to improve running performance.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 1.5 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 40

The effectiveness rating for sodium bicarbonate's ability to improve sports performance is 1 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 20. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about sodium bicarbonate's ability to improve sports performance.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 1 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 20

The effectiveness rating for sodium bicarbonate's ability to improve sprint performance is 2 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 40. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about sodium bicarbonate's ability to improve sprint performance.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 2 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 40

The effectiveness rating for sodium bicarbonate's ability to improve swimming performance is 2 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 40. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about sodium bicarbonate's ability to improve swimming performance.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 2 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 40