HMB – Supplement Profile

Anybody who’s been around bodybuilding over the last several years knows about Beta-hydroxy beta-methylbutyrate, or as it’s more commonly called, “HMB”. It was first patented by MTI and sold mainly through one large supplement company. The only reason I bring this up is because in an effort to really sell a lot of this stuff it was tagged as being able to build muscle. This is not exactly what HMB does and as a consequence, a lot of kids ran out and bought it with unrealistic expectations. With a very high price tag there were very high expectations. When nothing really noticeable happened after it was added to their “normal” routine, they quickly stopped buying it. [Read more…]