Effectiveness Rating for HMB's Ability to Increase Testosterone

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well hmb is able to increase testosterone. The overall rating for this claim is 1.3 out of 3. There is little if any research to warrant the use of HMB to increase testosterone. Using HMB to increase testosterone will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.

Confidence Rating for HMB's Ability to Increase Testosterone

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 hmb; 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.

HMB Dose to Increase Testosterone

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


Title of 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
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