Creatine Monohydrate

$24.99

STRENGTH. SIZE. POWER*

  • Improves maximal strength*
  • Increases anaerobic power*
  • Increases lean mass*
  • Decreases fat mass*
  • Improves muscular endurance*
  • Helps keep you hydrated in extreme outdoor conditions*

 

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Description

CREATINE MONOHYDRATE Revolution™ is our raw, unflavored creatine monohydrate formula. As a whole creatine is arguably the most extensively researched and effective supplement available today. Over 500 studies exist of the ergogenic benefits of creatine supplementation showing that it can:

• Improve maximal strength
• Increase anaerobic power
• Increase lean mass
• Decrease fat mass
• Improve muscular endurance
• Help keep you hydrated in extreme outdoor conditions

Approximately 2 grams of creatine are found in individuals that do not supplement and maintain a diet including animal based proteins. Those who do supplement can increase their body’s internal creatine pool by 10-40% depending on diet and total lean muscle mass. More available creatine = more ATP = more energy = training stronger for longer. Pair CREATINE MONOHYDRATE Revolution™ with any MuscleSport pre or post workout product and get ready to hop aboard the gainz train!

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Ingredient Profile

Creatine:

Creatine is an amino acid (broken down protein) derived compound produced in the body that serves as the primary fuel source (ATP) for short duration, high intensity activities such as sprinting and weight lifting.  Creatine is stored primarily in muscle tissue, and it is used for rephosphorylating ADP into ATP. This means that when our muscles use up our energy stores, creatine helps to replenish those stores in a fairly rapid manner.  Approximately 2 grams of creatine are found in individuals that do not supplement and maintain a diet including animal based proteins.  Those who do supplement can increase their body’s internal creatine pool by 10 to 40% depending on diet and total lean muscle mass.

As a whole creatine is arguably the most extensively researched and effective supplement available today.  Over 500 studies exist of the ergogenic benefits of creatine supplementation with over 70% of these studies producing significant improvements in performance without any detrimental side effects.

Natural sources of creatine include meat, eggs, fish, and milk but you would have to consume ~20 steaks/day in order to fully saturate creatine stores; while 5 grams a day of creatine monohydrate for 20 days will accomplish the same goal.

Potential Benefits:

  • Improves maximal strength
  • Increases anaerobic power
  • Increases fat free mass
  • Improves muscular endurance
  • Helps keep you hydrated in extreme outdoor conditions
  • May have cognitive and overall brain health benefits
  • Has been evaluated as a potential therapeutic agent in a variety of medical conditions such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases

The ISSN (International Society of Sports Nutrition) position stand on creatine monohydrate (CM) found that short-term CM supplementation has been reported to improve maximal power/strength (5–15%), work performed during sets of maximal effort muscle contractions (5–15%), single-effort sprint performance (1–5%), and work performed during repetitive sprint performance (5–15%). Long-term CM supplementation appears to enhance the overall quality of training, leading to 5 to 15% greater gains in strength and performance.

FAQs

Q: How should I take creatine monohydrate?
A: Mix 1 scoop of creatine monohydrate in 8-10 ounces of water or flavored beverage immediately post workout.

Q: What other MuscleSport raw products can I stack with creatine monohydrate?
A: To promote optimal muscle recovery and glycogen resynthesis we recommend stacking creatine monohydrate with our highly branched cyclic dextrin, l-glutamine, and IBCAA 2:1:1 and consuming immediately post workout.

Q: I heard creatine can cause kidney problems and cause cramping. Is that true?
A: Absolutely not. Creatine is the most studied and effective supplement ever…period. Over 500 studies have been done on creatine and none have shown to cause any adverse side effects. However, you should expect to see big improvements in strength, power, and endurance after taking creatine.

References

Creatine:
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