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Optimum Nutrition, HMB 1000 Caps, 1000 mg, 90 Capsules22 Reviews
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0.41 lbs (0.19 kg)
- Product Code: OPN-02313
- UPC Code: 748927023138
- Package Quantity: 90 Capsules
- Dimensions: 2.7 x 2.7 x 4.7 in, 0.35 lbs (0.16 kg)
Combo Discount: -$1.00
- Patented Ingredient
- Pure HMB
- Dietary Supplement
Each capsule serving of HMB contains 1 gram of Hydroxy Methylbutyrate.
Beyond The Basics
- Scientifically Tested
- Helps Protect & Preserve Muscle
- Made With Patented Materials
- Single Capsule Serving Size
- Supports Lean-Body Mass
As a dietary supplement, take 1 capsule 3 times daily with protein-containing meals.
Gelatin, microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate.
Nutritional uses of ß-Hydroxy ß-Methylbutyrate (HMB) are licensed under patent no.5,348979.
Keep out of reach of children. Check with a qualified healthcare professional before taking this product if you are pregnant, nursing a baby, under 18 years of age, or if you have any known or suspected medical condition(s) and/or are taking any prescription or OTC medication(s).
Store in a cool, dry place.
|Serving Size: 1 Capsule|
|Servings Per Container: 90|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Hydroxy Methylbutyrate (HMB) (as Calcium beta-Hydroxy beta-Methylbutyrate Monohydrate)||1 g||*|
|*Daily Value not established.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
I highly recommend this product to anyone wanting to get stronger & recover quicker. To give you a little background on my situation. Recovering my strength & muscle mass from the damage done by Celiac has not been easy. They say it takes 2-3 years for the lining in the intestines to fully heal in adults. This means absorption issues continue for a few years once a proper gluten-free diet has been established. As a former trainer & newly diagnosed, I gently worked out, ate a nutritionally balanced, organic, gluten free diet & got plenty of rest. I avoided alcohol & never smoked. I also journaled everything from how my body was recovering to workout routines. I used a heart rate monitor to track my progress. I only used this product for 3 1/2 weeks with incredible results. I wish I could post the before and after photos within a two week time frame so everyone could see the difference. My gains in the gym were felt before the increase in my lifts became apparent. I noticed I had better endurance. My recovery was better. I was less sore. Then I had better strength as I made rep, set & weight increases. Then later I had a better physique. This product is used in the elderly, patients with chronic disease such as cancer or AIDS. I wish they would do more research in Celiac with this because this could be very beneficial to those who have suffered from malabsoprtion issues & muscle wasting. Now I'm 2 months away from being gluten free for 2 years. And I'm 3 days away from entering my first figure competition. Most importantly I didn't lose any muscle during this 12 week process. In fact, I gained the most muscle & became the strongest I've ever been. While I'm still relatively small for being 5'09" & weighing 125 pounds, I actually look like a figure competitor. Had it not been for this product, I strongly believe that I would be stuck slow recovery, pretty fatigued, & plateaued like I was in the first 8 weeks of training without it. Best in Health!!!
I am one of those people who tend to be sensitive to Supplements that actually work. HMB has a good reputation for helping retain strength and muscle while cutting so I decided to give it a try. On my second bottle now so obviously I feel that it is doing something, if I think back to when I first started on it, my strength did not drop at all when I made major reductions to carb intake, and I clearly have been putting muscle on while cutting. I am not one to get placebos as I have been using supplements for over 20 years and am quite critical of them. In this case, I think it is worth trying for those wanting to drop body fat while building / maintaining muscle.