In this study utilizing rats, HMB was shown to improve muscle tetonic force after 4 weeks of oral supplementation. HMB also decreased muscle fatigue as measured by muscle tension developed over successive contractions.  Additionally, HMB increased glycogen, ATP, and citrate synthase activity in these muscles, which may have been why the HMB-supplemented rats had increased tetonic force and fatigue resistance.

Back

Related Posts

woman in a group fitness class

5 Ways to Improve Your Energy

Want more energy?  Go from drained to driven with these simple lifestyle tweaks from our wellness coach Jennifer Dietrick. Do you…

Read More