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Beetroot Juice

Anyone taking beetroot juice and are you seeing any real benefit?


  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 10,863
    Did use it for abit. TBH only thing that seemed to change was the colour of my pee, rather worryingly it turns red. Didn't know that till a visit to the quacks. Seemed better taking vitamin D supplement and fresh orange juice.
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
  • seanoconnseanoconn Posts: 9,632
    I regularly have cartons of beetroot juice. Tastes like it’s doing good but haven’t noticed any benefits. Pink pee and possible change of stool colour to be expected.
    Pinno, מלך אידיוט וחרא מכונאי
  • ugo.santaluciaugo.santalucia Posts: 27,219
    Last season I tried one of the concentrated bottles before the races, power numbers were the same as in training, so no effect.

    The claim is a 2% improvement, which is hard to measure anyway.
  • cookeeemonstercookeeemonster Posts: 1,991
    Think you’re meant to take them prior to any event too…but yeah, not noticed much difference a few years back when I tried. If you’re a serious racer then you might benefit?
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