HMB: The Newest Muscle Builder?
What is HMB? Beta-hydroxy-beta-methylbutyrate (HMB) is a metabolite of the amino acid Leucine. Your body produces HMB from dietary leucine and some studies have shown that HMB production is correlated with leucine intake (1). While you can get increased HMB through leucine supplementation, this is an inefficient process as only 5% of leucine is converted [...]