Origin: Naturally-produced by the human body and can be sourced from supplements
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Overview: HMB is a metabolite of the amino acid Leucine that prevents the breakdown of muscle protein. HMB has been shown that paired with an exercise regimen it shows muscle protein synthesis and reduces muscle wasting during periods where muscle atrophy is accelerated and should work in athletes on a calorie restricted diet.
Common Dosage: 1 to 3 grams per day