Creatine is a sports supplement designed to provide short-term increases in strength, energy, and muscle-building. It is a popular supplement among professional and amateur athletes. Creatine is sold as a powder (creatine monohydrate) and as a pill. By taking creatine daily and following a regular workout routine, many people see greater increases in strength.
Where does creatine come from?
Creatine is naturally synthesized in the body from amino acids and helps convert food into energy. We get creatine from eating foods such as meat and fish.
Creatine Monohydrate is a powder form of creatine that can be mixed with any beverage. Many people prefer to mix creatine in a pre-workout sports beverage (Gatorade), as well as mix it in their post-workout protein shake. It is also available in pill form and as a pre-made drink mix.
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