The effects of chronic sodium bicarbonate ingestion and interval training in highly trained rowers.

  title={The effects of chronic sodium bicarbonate ingestion and interval training in highly trained rowers.},
  author={Matthew W. Driller and John R. Gregory and Andrew D. Williams and James W. Fell},
  journal={International journal of sport nutrition and exercise metabolism},
  volume={23 1},
  • M. DrillerJ. Gregory J. Fell
  • Published 1 February 2013
  • Psychology
  • International journal of sport nutrition and exercise metabolism
Recent research has reported performance improvements after chronic NaHCO3 ingestion in conjunction with high-intensity interval training (HIT) in moderately trained athletes. The purpose of the current study was to determine the effects of altering plasma H+ concentration during HIT through NaHCO3 ingestion over 4 wk (2 HIT sessions/wk) in 12 Australian representative rowers (M ± SD; age 22 ± 3 yr, mass 76.4 ± 4.2 kg, VO(2peak) 65.50 ± 2.74 ml · kg(-1) · min(-1)). Baseline testing included a 2… 

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