Ergogenic effects of sodium bicarbonate.

  title={Ergogenic effects of sodium bicarbonate.},
  author={Lars R Mcnaughton and Jason Siegler and Adrian Midgley},
  journal={Current sports medicine reports},
  volume={7 4},
Athletes use many different strategies to enhance their performance, including clothing and footwear, training regimes, diets, and ergogenic aids. The use of ergogenic aids is believed to be widespread, with a variety of legal as well as illegal substances being used previously and currently. Among the more popular ergogenic aids is the use of sodium bicarbonate or sodium citrate, collectively recognized as "buffers." These substances potentially provide the body with added resistance against… CONTINUE READING
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