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By On August 09 In Creatine

Creatine is an amino acid-like substance (technically a nitrogenous organic acid) that has earned a reputation over the past 3 decades as a powerful physical performance enhancer. Indeed, over 8 MILLION pounds of creatine are consumed by Americans each year. So why the popularity?...

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By On September 23 In Creatine

Why do some people see better results using creatine?
It is normal that some athletes will see better results than others with or without supplementation.  If your friend eats less red meat or poultry than you do, then his body will respond more dramatically to creatine supplementation because he will be low on creatine to start with.  There is a limit to the amount of creatine that each person's body can absorb.

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By On September 23 In Creatine

Research has proven that powdered creatine degrades into the waste product creatinine shortly after being mixed with any liquid.

Creatine Monohydrate cannot survive in its pure form unless it is stable. In powdered form, it is stable. That's why most creatine products are sold as powders.

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Over the last decade of examining and researching sports supplements, there have been very few compounds that have passed my stringent criteria for gaining access to supplement stardom. Creatine, of course, is the most popular and most effective. It easily hurdled the challenges of requiring a physiologic basis for success, of providing solid research backing, and of proving itself with athletes and fitness professionals. Almost every day, there are new compounds that challenge this criteria, but few pass the test. One that just might is an amino acid called Beta-Alanine.

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By On November 24 In Creatine

What is Creatine?

Creatine is an amino acid that causes water to be pulled into the muscle cells and in turn promotes protein synthesis. Creatine has been proven to help the body produce energy rapidly. With more energy the body can do more work. Creatine has been shown to aid in high intensity training with exposive movements like weight training and sports that require bursts of movement like baseball and football. Not much evidence is available to promote the use of creatine for aerobic exercise.  

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