Creatine supplements have been used by body-builders and serious
athletes to boost performance and muscle growth for many years. Creatine
is a natural substance used by skeletal muscles as energy for
contracting. Since the early 1900's it has been recognized that
supplementing your diet with creatine supplements raises the amount of
creatine found in the muscles.
Creatine supplements dramatically
increase the level of creatine in the muscles, leading to better muscle
growth, decreased muscle deterioration, and increased power and
performance for anaerobic activity due to higher and faster energy
creation in the skeletal muscle.
There are many forms of creatine available as supplements. Begining with
creatine monohydrate the oldest form pf kreatine. Through creatine ethyl
ester, kre-allkalyn, tricreatine malate, and many others. Finishing with
creatine stacks which are mixtures of many forms of creatine. All are
offered in drink mix form or capsule form.
Studies have shown that creatine, particularly in short-term use, can be
safely and effectively used as a body-building supplement. Other studies
have shown added benefits to vegetarians, such as heightened memory and