Tag: Creatine Monohydrate

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Episode 73 of the Guru Performance ‘We Do Science’ Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss ‘Creatine for Health & Performance’ with Professor Eric Rawson, Bloomsburg University, USA. In this session we get into:

  • Overview of Creatine
  • Creatine Metabolism & Mechanisms of Action
  • Creatine and Muscle Performance
  • Creatine and Brain Function
  • Creatine for Athletic Performance & Optimal Living
  • Therapeutic Potential for Creatine Supplementation
  • Creatine Related Myths & What the Evidence Says
  • Supplementation Strategies and Caveats

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Creatine supplements are ‘ergogenic’ aids used to increase high-intensity athletic performance. Researchers have known of the use of creatine as an energy source by skeletal muscles since the middle of the 20th century. They were popularized as a performance-enhancing supplement beginning in the 1990s. But what is creatine and how do you actually use it, in this video I discuss the facts about Creatine you need to know.