Trying to build muscle can be expensive, so we're here to help let you know which supplements to avoid and which ones to take.
In today’s blog we're going to talk about one of the most scientifically studied and proven to work supplements there is- Creatine Monohydrate!
Probably one of the most underrated supplements there is which is crazy because it's affordable and proven to work. There are different kinds of creatine claiming they'll do different things but the one to stick with is monohydrate.
So what does it even help with?
Well... many studies have shown results proving that Creatine Monohydrate has been proven to increase mass and help with power output! Creatine isn’t just some new supplement; it’s been around and its legit got thousands of studies proven its effectiveness within any kind of strength sport.
Even though creatine is a supplement, that doesn’t mean you’re not getting a little bit of it already. Your most likely getting it through your diet, and in fact our body even makes it as well. Foods such as meat, fish and even dairy contain creatine. Although our body makes creatine and we can obtain it through food it's convenient as a supplement and you know exactly how much your obtaining. A good guideline to follow is to drink 5g of it per day, you can mix this with whatever, but I usually just take it with my pre workout or my protein.
Many kinds of athletes utilize this supplement because it increases your work capacity and power. One powerlifter, Chad Wesley Smith even uses it to help him perform when he goes to max out at a competition.
Some people think you should only be taking creatine to bulk, but you could actually use it to cut as well. I've talked to many professional bodybuilders and it seems as if they all utilize it even when their cutting weight for a show. Most of them like using it during a cut to stay a littler fuller, preserve some muscle and help maintain a little power. Some people think you should cut it out because of the water but utilizing creatine during a cut could help you get some extra reps and perform better in the gym. So, whatever your goals may be creatine could potential be supplement you could utilize.
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Author: Patrick Reckner- Certified Personal Trainer/ Sports Performance Specialist