Does sodium bicarbonate work?

    Claims for Sodium Bicarbonate

    The supplement database currently has 8 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.

    Overall Grade for Sodium Bicarbonate

    The average score for all claims for Sodium Bicarbonate is 1.9 meaning there is some evidence that this supplement does some (not all) of what it claims. Using this supplement may lead to some improvements. Click on a specific claim below for more specifics.

    Claim #1: decrease fatigue

    Some evidence exists to support the claim, however with such a small amount of research included in the database on this claim, you should use caution when interpretting the results. Read more about this claim.
    Number of Studies in this Claim 2
    Overall Rating of this Claim 2

    Claim #2: improve cycling performance

    The evidence does not support the claim, however with such a small amount of research included in the database on this claim, you should use caution when interpretting the results. Read more about this claim.
    Number of Studies in this Claim 1
    Overall Rating of this Claim 1

    Claim #3: improve cycling sprint performance

    Some evidence exists to support the claim, however with such a small amount of research included in the database on this claim, you should use caution when interpretting the results. Read more about this claim.
    Number of Studies in this Claim 3
    Overall Rating of this Claim 2.3

    Claim #4: improve recovery

    Some evidence exists to support the claim, however with such a small amount of research included in the database on this claim, you should use caution when interpretting the results. Read more about this claim.
    Number of Studies in this Claim 1
    Overall Rating of this Claim 2

    Claim #5: improve running performance

    Some evidence exists to support the claim, however with such a small amount of research included in the database on this claim, you should use caution when interpretting the results. Read more about this claim.
    Number of Studies in this Claim 2
    Overall Rating of this Claim 1.5

    Claim #6: improve sports performance

    The evidence does not support the claim, however with such a small amount of research included in the database on this claim, you should use caution when interpretting the results. Read more about this claim.
    Number of Studies in this Claim 1
    Overall Rating of this Claim 1

    Claim #7: improve sprint performance

    Some evidence exists to support the claim, however with such a small amount of research included in the database on this claim, you should use caution when interpretting the results. Read more about this claim.
    Number of Studies in this Claim 2
    Overall Rating of this Claim 2

    Claim #8: improve swimming performance

    Some evidence exists to support the claim, however with such a small amount of research included in the database on this claim, you should use caution when interpretting the results. Read more about this claim.
    Number of Studies in this Claim 2
    Overall Rating of this Claim 2