|Creatine and Bodybuilding
The Effectiveness and
Safety of Using Creatine in Your Supplement Program
Recent studies have determined that Creatine helps to prevent
testosterone depletion from heavy training. Creatine also appears
to have similar beneficial effects on oxygen - carrying hemoglobin
levels, extremely important for maintaining a supply of oxygen to
Recommended Daily Usage
Follow the label of any Creatine product you purchase, but
generally speaking, you will want to keep your daily intake at
around five grams (5 g) daily.
When to Consume Creatine
Take Creatine mixed with a protein drink and some complex
carbohydrates approximately 15 minutes post workout. It is
essential you consume Creatine at that time in order to fill the
anabolic window and to provide your body with the essential
nutrients and amino acids necessary to maximize your muscle gains
in the subsequent recovery period.
Is Creatine Safe?
Yes. Yet again, current research continues to conclude that
Creatine is safe by all standards. For a complete list of research
which has come to this general conclusion, please contact the
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