The Effects Of Serial And Acute NaHCO3 Loading In Well-trained Cyclists

01 Oct 2012Driller MW, Gregory JR, Williams AD, Fell JW.

Both acute loading (0.3g/kg sodium bicarbonate taken in five doses over 60 minutes) and chronic (0.4g/kg sodium bicarbonate taken for three days prior to testing in three daily doses, with no dose prior to the test) were able to benefit parameters of cardiovascular exercise in elite cyclists.

Randomized Controlled Trial
2 effects
7 days
8 subjects

Reported Outcomes

VariablesOutcomeEffectLatency

Sodium Bicarbonate Manufactured risk & protective factor
Sodium Bicarb...
Manufactured

Anaerobic Exercise Capacity Musculoskeletal outcome
Anaerobic Exerc...
Musculoskeletal

Notable Increase

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Sodium Bicarbonate Manufactured risk & protective factor
Sodium Bicarb...
Manufactured

Strength Musculoskeletal outcome
Strength
Musculoskeletal

Notable Increase

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