Beetroot juice and exercise: pharmacodynamic and dose-response relationships.

01 Aug 2013Wylie LJ1, Kelly J, Bailey SJ, Blackwell JR, Skiba PF, Winyard PG, Jeukendrup AE, Vanhatalo A, Jones AM.

140 and 280 ml beetroot juice reduced the steady-state oxygen (O2) uptake during moderate-intensity exercise by 1.7% (P = 0.06) and 3.0% (P < 0.05), whereas time-to-task failure was extended by 14% and 12% (both P < 0.05), respectively, compared with placebo

Cohort Study
1 effect
10 subjects

Reported Outcomes


Beets Nutrition risk & protective factor
Minor Protective Factor Beets

Aerobic Exercise Capacity Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor increase risk of Aerobic Exercise Capa...
Musculoskeletal system

Moderate evidence