Sodium Bicarbonate—A Potent Ergogenic Aid?
Jose Shelton, Gideon V. Praveen Kumar
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This report aims to look at the role of Sodium bicarbonate as a potent Ergogenic aid and its role in improving the performance of athletes. It includes the mechanism of action of sodium bicarbonate during high-intensity exercise. The report also shows the various types of athletes who can be benefited from sodium bicarbonate loading, evidences for improvement in performance, conflicting evidences, recommended dosages and side-effects for bicarbonate loading.

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J. Shelton and G. Kumar, "Sodium Bicarbonate—A Potent Ergogenic Aid?," Food and Nutrition Sciences, Vol. 1 No. 1, 2010, pp. 1-4. doi: 10.4236/fns.2010.11001.

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