Arginine increase muscle mass

Does arginine increase muscle mass?

Effectiveness Rating for Arginine's Ability to Increase Muscle Mass

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well arginine is able to increase muscle mass. The overall rating for this claim is 1 out of 3. There is little if any research to warrant the use of Arginine to increase muscle mass. Using Arginine to increase muscle mass will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.

Confidence Rating for Arginine's Ability to Increase Muscle Mass

The confidence rating is a mesure of how valid the effectiveness rating is. This rating is based on how many studies are included in the database on this topic.

There is one study in the database on arginine; the confidence rating is 20. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating.

References

Title of Study
The effect of l-arginine supplementation on body composition and performance in male athletes: a double-blinded randomized clinical trial

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