Muscles are the powerhouse of the human body, performing essential functions such as movement, posture maintenance, breathing, temperature regulation, communication, and blood circulation.

Comprised of trillions of muscle cells, or myocytes, muscles can contract and generate the tensile force needed for these tasks. Maintaining healthy muscles is crucial for overall health and well-being, and one effective way to support muscle health is through the supplementation of HMB.

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The Importance of Muscle Health

Healthy muscles are vital for the proper functioning of every tissue and organ in the body. They store and regulate essential materials like amino acids and glucose, which are critical to cellular health. This is why athletes, who prioritize muscle development and training, often have excellent overall health. Muscles’ role in maintaining systemic health underscores the need to support muscle function and growth.


What is HMB?

HMB, or β-hydroxy β-methylbutyrate, is a compound naturally produced in the body during the metabolism of the essential amino acid leucine. While leucine is found in many protein-rich foods, including soybeans, beef, alfalfa, and fish, obtaining sufficient HMB through diet alone can be challenging. Supplementation with myHMB® provides a direct and efficient way to harness the muscle-building benefits of HMB.


Benefits of HMB Supplementation

HMB is renowned for its ability to enhance muscle health, particularly under stressors such as strenuous exercise or injury. It is beneficial for athletes, aging adults, dieters, active individuals, and those recovering from illness or injury. The following are some key benefits of HMB supplementation:


  1. Boosts Protein Synthesis

    HMB increases the rate at which muscles build new proteins, essential for muscle growth and repair
    (Wilkinson et al., 2018)

  2. Reduces Protein Breakdown

    HMB helps prevent muscle protein degradation, preserving muscle mass and strength
    (Wilkinson et al., 2018)

  3. Decreases Muscle Damage

    Supplementing with HMB reduces muscle damage from exercise, aiding faster recovery
    (Nissen et al., 1996)

  4. Improves Body Composition

    HMB can help preserve or even build muscle mass and help support adipose tissue reduction, improving overall body composition
    (Wilson et al., 2014)

  5. Enhances Strength Gains

    Resistance training combined with HMB supplementation leads to greater strength improvements
    (Nissen and Sharp, 2003)

  6. Supports Recovery

    HMB reduces exercise-induced muscle damage, facilitating quicker recovery for both resistance and endurance athletes
    (Knitter et al., 2000; Jówko et al., 2001)

  7. Boosts Endurance

    HMB increases maximal oxygen consumption and delays the onset of blood lactate accumulation, enhancing endurance performance
    (Lamboley et al., 2007; Vukovich and Dreifort, 2001)

  8. Enhances Plant-Based Protein Anabolism

    HMB improves the anabolic effects of plant-based proteins, making it a valuable supplement for vegetarians and vegans
    (Rittig et al., 2016)


a white pill bottle with gel caps coming out of it with myHMB Clear or HMB free acid in them.

The Power of HMB

HMB supplementation, particularly through the branded ingredient myHMB®, provides a powerful way to support muscle health, improve physical performance, and promote overall well-being. Whether you’re an athlete looking to boost performance, an aging adult aiming to prevent muscle loss, or simply someone seeking to enhance recovery and endurance, HMB can offer significant benefits. Embrace the power of HMB to maintain healthy muscles and support a healthier life.


Try myHMB® Today!

Try myHMB® today and experience the transformative benefits of enhanced muscle growth, improved recovery, and increased strength.  Click here for a full list of myHMB® products.

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