Can Beetroot Juice Improve Power?
The University of Utah’s Neuromuscular Function Lab is conducting a study on Beetroot juice to see if it improves power or fatigue resistance.
They are in need of volunteers.
If you are interested, please contact:
Ernie Rimer (Ph.D. Student)
-Trained individuals who actively compete in sports & physical training
-Be able to visit the NMFL for 5 visits:
1st Visit (Rehearsal): 25 min
– 5 min Self Selected Warm Up
– 4 x 3 sec Max Sprint w/2 min rest
– 30 sec Max Sprint @ 120 rpm
2nd & 3rd Visits (Experimental Day): 2 x 20 min visits, separated by 2.5 hours
4th & 5th Visits (Experimental Day): 2 x 20 min visits, separated by 2.5 hours:
Typical Schedule for each Experimental Day:
7:00 am: Baseline Sprints (4 x 3 sec Max Sprints)
7:15 am: Beetroot Juice Supplementation*
7:45 am: Beetroot Juice Supplementation
9:45 am: Follow-Up Sprints (4 x 3 sec Max Sprints, plus 30 sec Max Sprint @ 120 rpm)
*Participants can leave after given beetroot juice, then come back for follow-up sprints.