HMB increase muscle mass

Does hmb increase muscle mass?

Effectiveness Rating for HMB's Ability to Increase Muscle Mass

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well hmb is able to increase muscle mass. The overall rating for this claim is 2.5 out of 3. The research shows the supplement's ability to deliver on this particular claim is warranted. Using HMB to increase muscle mass will most likely lead to positive results.

Confidence Rating for HMB'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 6 studies in the database on hmb; the confidence rating is 120. 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.

HMB Dose to Increase Muscle Mass

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness Rating of Dosage
1g 3x per day 3g
1g 3x per day 3g
3g once daily 3g
1g 3x per day 3g
1g 3x per day 3g

References

Title of Study
The effect of HMB supplementation on body composition, fitness, hormonal and inflammatory mediators in elite adolescent volleyball players: a prospective randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
The Effect of a 12-Week Beta-hydroxy-beta-methylbutyrate (HMB) Supplementation on Highly-Trained Combat Sports Athletes: A Randomised, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Crossover Study
The Effect of β-Hydroxy-β-Methylbutyrate on Aerobic Capacity and Body Composition in Trained Athletes
The effects of 12 weeks of beta-hydroxy-beta-methylbutyrate free acid supplementation on muscle mass, strength, and power in resistance-trained individuals: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
Effects of 12 weeks of beta-hydroxy-beta-methylbutyrate free acid gel supplementation on muscle mass, strength, and power in resistance trained individuals
Leucine Metabolites Do Not Enhance Training-induced Performance or Muscle Thickness

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