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What is HMB?
HMB, or Calcium Beta-Hydroxy Beta-Methylbutyrate, or β-hydroxy β-methylbutyrate, is a metabolite of the branched-chain amino acid leucine and is synthesized in the human body as part of protein synthesis.
It can be found in small quantities in a limited number of obscure food sources. The human body produces about 0.2 to 0.4 grams per day, and standard doses in research studies have been 1.5 to 3.0 grams per day.
Who is it for?
HMB is designed for men and women looking to supplement their training.
What are the benefits?
- Easy to take capsule format
Protein is made up of amino acids, which are the building blocks of muscle. Protein contributes to the growth and maintenance of muscle mass. Calcium Beta-Hydroxy Beta-Methylbutyrate is created when the amino acid leucine is metabolised.
Each capsule provides: 500mg of Calcium Beta-Hydroxy Beta-Methylbutyrate.
The science behind it
HMB is created as a byproduct during the process of breaking the amino acid, leucine, down.
It is produced from the protein in our diet, and is also found in small quantities in grapefruit, alfalfa and catfish.
Training days: Take three capsules 20-30 mins before workout, and another three capsules immediately after workout with your favourite post-workout shake.
Non-training days: Take three capsules before breakfast, and a further three capsules before your evening meal.
Do not exceed the stated recommended daily dose.
This product is not intended for use by persons under the age of 16. Keep out of reach of young children.
- Vegetarians: No
- Vegans: No
- Coeliacs: No
HMB has been certified as Halal safe by The Halal Trust.
For further allergy advice, please read our suitability guide. In a two piece gelatine* capsule: Calcium Beta-hydroxy beta-methylbutyrate (HMB), Anti-caking Agents (Magnesium Stearate, Silicon Dioxide). * Not suitable for vegetarians.
For further allergy advice, please read our suitability guide.
In a two piece gelatine* capsule: Calcium Beta-hydroxy beta-methylbutyrate (HMB), Anti-caking Agents (Magnesium Stearate, Silicon Dioxide).
* Not suitable for vegetarians.