Effectiveness Rating for Branched Chain Amino Acids's Ability to Increase Muscle Mass

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well branched chain amino acids is able to increase muscle mass. The overall rating for this claim is 1.7 out of 3. There is some research showing the supplement's ability to deliever on this particular claim is warranted. Using Branched Chain Amino Acids to increase muscle mass may lead to positive results.

Confidence Rating for Branched Chain Amino Acids'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 are 3 studies in the database on branched chain amino acids; the confidence rating is 60. 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.

Branched Chain Amino Acids Dose to Increase Muscle Mass

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness Rating of Dosage
14g once daily 14g
22.4g once daily 22.4g


Title of Study
Consuming a supplement containing branched-chain amino acids during a resistance-training program increases lean mass, muscle strength and fat loss
The effects of 8 weeks of heavy resistance training and branched-chain amino acid supplementation on body composition and muscle performance
Branched-Chain Amino Acid Supplementation during Repeated Prolonged Skiing Exercises at Altitude