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Not just for making cakes: baking soda may improve exercise performance

Bicarb seems to boost muscular endurance a bit but may not affect strength.

Study under review: Effects of Sodium Bicarbonate Supplementation on Muscular Strength and Endurance: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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This meta-analysis was designed to determine whether supplementation with sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3) before exercise can improve muscular strength and endurance.

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