When bodybuilders are asked what supplements they would never give up,
the two supplements at the top of the list are whey and creatine.
Creatine is one supplement that lives up to its hype, and several
hundred studies back up its safety and effectiveness. Creatine not only
works to help build muscle; it is also is beneficial for cardiovascular
and mental health.
To understand how creatine works, how the body
stores and uses energy must be examined. The body stores energy in its
cells in the form of chemical bonds. The compound that is used for
energy is called adenosine triphospate, or ATP. The "tri" in its name
means it has three phosphate molecules. ATP provides energy for muscle
contractions by releasing one of its phosphate molecules, and when that
molecules is released, adenosine diphosphate, or ADP, is produced. The
energy from ATP only last for a few seconds, so the cell needs more to
make energy; this means it needs to make more ATP. The ADP is recycled
back into ATP by adding another phosphate molecule. Creatine in the
cells can quickly add a phosphate molecule to the ADP and make it into
ATP again, giving the cells more energy.
The body already has
enough creatine in it from food sources to support normal energy needs.
However, heavy training and its demand on the muscles creates a need for
extra creatine. Adding creatine to the diet and saturating the cells
means faster ADP to ATP turnover. Extra energy means workouts can be
longer, and more weight can be lifted. In addition, the creatine helps
the cells stay hydrated, and this means more protein synthesis can
occur. Increased protein synthesis, in combination with longer workouts,
means more muscle building.
Creatine monohydrate is the most
effective creatine to use. However, some people may have stomach issues
when using it. To help with these issues, manufacturers make creatine
micronized. The creatine molecules are smaller, making it easier on the
stomach. In addition to being easier to digest, the smaller creatine
micronized particles fully dilute in water, making it much easier to
drink. Regular creatine can sometimes be gritty because the larger
particles may not dissolve fully, or sometimes sink to the bottom of the
Creatine Mega Caps Product Details:
PROBABLY STRONGEST CREATINE CAPSULES IN THE WORLD 1250 MG OF MICRONIZED CREATINE MONOHYDRATE
IN CAPSULES! ONLY 2 CAPSULES PER PORTION!!OLIMP
CREATINE MEGA CAPS is a high-micronised form of creatine which has better solubility and better tissue absorptiveness than the traditional monohydrate. Creatine molecule is the basic energy vehicle in muscle cells, as a phosphate stores high-energy phosphoric acid groups (phosphate radicals) and distributes them for protein synthesis and muscle fibre contractions. Diet supplementation with OLIMP CREATINE MEGA CAPS results in: - rapid re-synthesis of ATP (direct energy source) - substantial increase in strength and lean muscle mass - anti-catabolic effects - increased energy saturation of the body.Creatine Mega Caps Supplement facts:
Size: 2 tablets
Servings Per Container: 200
Creatine 5000 mgCreatine
Mega Caps Other Ingridents:
Creatine monohydrate, bulking agent-
sorbitol, anti-caking agent- magnesium stearate. Excessive consumption
may cause a laxative effect.Creatine
Mega Caps Recommended Use:
Take 2-4 capsules per day during training on competition days or at the same time during non-training days. An increase of weight may happen. Not suitable for children and young persons.
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Adam Bingley, Sheffield, 25-05-2011, 11:33. Product
i put on half a stone in the first 3 days taking this, mainly water weight though. i do have good amounts of energy and i do feel slightly stronger.