Nirvana HMB Muscle Wellness Water Review Revisited
A recent shipment of Nirvana HMB Muscle Wellness Water has given me cause to revisit my Nirvana review from last year.
In that, I wrote that the Nirvana water was refreshing and that I thought it possible that it helped with muscle recovery.
With last summer’s extended use and the new batch, I’ll amend my original Nirvana water review to say I’m of a mind that the HMB infusion does actually help.
Case in point: I walked twenty-seven holes last Friday — a feat which this early in the season generally leaves me feeling strained and drained. I worked up a powerful thirst and consumed not one, but two bottles of the Nirvana HMB water.
The next day I was ready to go for another eighteen. Unfortunately, thunderstorms intervened.
The special sauce in the Nirvana water is HMB, a chemical that is produced when the body breaks down leucine, a protein building block. The theory is that the .6 grams of HMB in the water helps with the muscle protein synthesis.
HMB supplements are typically sold at health stores, drug store and on Amazon. A summary of studies that I found (on a legit medical site) says that early research indicates that taking HMB before and after exercise might prevent muscle damage; may help increase muscle by a small amount; that it can lower cholesterol and also can lower blood pressure.
As I said. The jury is still out. The claims are not ruled out; at the same time, they are not confirmed with scientific certainty.
At the very least, the clean taste of the Adirondak spring water encourages me to drink quantities sufficient to stay hydrated. That can help reduce lactic acid buildup and muscle burn in and of itself.
This is a product I am happy to continue to use.