This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition trained or competitive cyclists
Treatments beetroot juice, beetroot powder, placebo
Sponsor University of Manitoba
Start date August 2013
End date December 2013
Trial size 12 participants
Trial identifier NCT02010502, J2013:089


To examine the effects of two forms of beetroot juice supplementation on exercise performance in trained cyclists.

United States No locations recruiting
Other countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Allocation randomized
Intervention model crossover assignment
Masking double blind (subject, investigator, outcomes assessor)
Primary purpose basic science
(Active Comparator)
500ml per day for 6 days
beetroot juice
(Active Comparator)
500ml per day for 6 days
beetroot powder
(Placebo Comparator)
Negligible nitrate

Primary Outcomes

Time to completion
time frame: Baseline to week 8

Secondary Outcomes

O2 consumption
time frame: Baseline to Week 8

Eligibility Criteria

Male participants from 18 years up to 40 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - good physical health - trained or competitive cyclist - between 18-40 years of age Exclusion Criteria: - have used any anabolic or ergogenic supplementation in the last 1-3 months

Additional Information

Official title Effects of Two Forms of Beetroot Juice Supplementation on Exercise Performance in Cyclists
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in August 2016.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by University of Manitoba.