Creatine – A Quick Breakdown

Creatine is one of the most misunderstood supplements on the market – this article covers everything you need to know.

  • 10 minutes read
  • Short and concise breakdown of creatine
  • Find out the facts and the truth

 

Summary

  1. Creatine is the most researched sports supplement
  2. Creatine is a naturally occurring substance
  3. It aids anaerobic energy systems (shorter, higher intensity energy production)
  4. There is no need for a creatine “loading phase”
  5. Creatine monohydrate is the most common form and is perfectly sufficient, don’t believe all the fancy marketing!
  6. 5 grams per day is the recommended and effective dose for creatine
  7. Creatine is NOT a steroid, it is perfectly fine for athletes who are drug-tested
  8. There have been some minor noted side-effects of creatine, such as cramping, which can be solved by staying well hydrated

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