Creatine powder is, by far, the most widely studied and commonly used sports supplement out there. In fact, thanks to “proprietary blends” people often take creatine powder as part of their other supplement without ever knowing it. There is one debate, however, that continues to rage surrounding the ever-popular supplement: When is the best time to take creatine powder? What Does Creatine Do? To be able to answer that question, it’s […]

Creatine is, by far, the most thoroughly researched and widely used supplement out there. And for one very good reason: It works. For all its popularity, it’s not really surprising that there are so many forms of creatine available. Not only are there different brands but companies extract their creatine powder from a variety of sources or even offer it in an assortment of chemical structures. Faced with this array of […]

Despite being one of the most common, thoroughly researched and well-proven supplements out there, a lot of confusion still surrounds creatine. Specifically, there are concerns that this naturally-occurring compound can cause behavioral problems and hormonal imbalances, in addition to kidney and liver damage when taken incorrectly. So, how should you be taking creatine powder? What’s the appropriate dose? How much creatine powder is too much? First of All… Before we get […]

Creatine is, by far, one of the most widely used and studied supplements in the health and fitness world. But, like many other supplements, it’s generally not as simple as just picking up some “creatine;” there are many, many options. Without getting into the maze of all the different forms of this supplement on the market, let’s just look at two broad categories: liquid and powdered creatine. What are the pros […]

Creatine, for all its popularity, has also been the center of a minor controversy. People have claimed that the widely used supplement is a steroid – complete with the fits of the rage and hair loss – or it causes a host of health problems, including kidney and liver damage. And yet, creatine usage hasn’t really slowed down. So, we’re left with the question: is creatine safe? Is It A Steroid? […]