HIGH INTENSITY? GET HMB
❱❱ β-hydroxy-β-methylbutyric acid (HMB for shortf is an active anabolic compound found in skeletal muscle that’s formed through the breakdown of leucine. Although HMB is generally marketed as a muscle and strength builder, the latest research suggests that HMB supplements may be suited for those undergoing high-intensitylextended-duration training and competition events like Crosscit.
As recently published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutritioni elite rowers who were undergoing a heavy training program and who took HMB for 12 weeks had decreased fat mass (over 2 pounds) compared to a slight increase in fat mass in the placebo group. bven more pertinenti athletes who took HMB saw a 4 percent increase in VO2 max Ea measure of aerobic exercise capacityf and signifcant increases in peak power output during exercise testing while the placebo group experienced no such changes. puch elevations in exercise performance are surprisingi considering the subjects were already performing at an elite level.