Leucine increase strength

Does leucine increase strength?

Effectiveness Rating for Leucine's Ability to Increase Strength

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

Confidence Rating for Leucine's Ability to Increase Strength

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 2 studies in the database on leucine; the confidence rating is 40. 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.

Leucine Dose to Increase Strength

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness Rating of Dosage
3g once daily 3g
3g once daily 3g

References

Title of Study
Free leucine supplementation during an 8-week resistance training program does not increase muscle mass and strength in untrained young adult subjects
Effects of Whey, Soy or Leucine Supplementation with 12 Weeks of Resistance Training on Strength, Body Composition, and Skeletal Muscle and Adipose Tissue Histological Attributes in College-Aged Males

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