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Creatine combo ups vigour, burns fat

By | August 13th, 2015|HNU Archive|

If you’re looking for a edge in your workout or sports training, a combination of creatine and herbs may help, suggests a new study. Researchers tested the effects of creatine and a combination of ginseng and astragalus in 44 adults, aged 55-84 years. Participants consumed either creatine only, creatine plus the herb extracts, or a [...]

Chronic Fatigue? Sports supplement found to improve energy

By | June 23rd, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

A Temple University study on chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) has found a link between creatine and metabolic energy that holds promise for future CFS treatments. “We found that creatine affects mitochondria – the parts of the cells that produce energy for all biological functioning – in normal human subjects. Now that we have established this [...]

Brain Boost: Sports supplement shown to enhance memory and IQ

By | June 13th, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

Research by Australian scientists has shown that taking creatine can give a significant boost to both working memory and general intelligence. The study monitored the effect of creatine supplementation on 45 young adult vegetarian subjects in a double-blind, placebo-controlled experiment. Athletes have known that creatine supplementation can increase sports performance and the compound - a [...]

The Whey to Muscles? Whey/creatine combo boosts strength and lean muscle mass

By | June 11th, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

Looking to make gains in the gym before swimsuit season? Researchers at Victoria University in Australia report that supplementation with a 100% whey isolate formulation and creatine produced significant muscle fibre growth increases that also led to increases in strength. Whey is a naturally occurring dairy protein found in cows’ milk. Whey isolate, the highest [...]

Creatine helps muscular dystrophy

By | June 7th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Researchers have found that creatine boosts muscle strength and stamina and prevents joint stiffness in boys with muscular dystrophy — a genetic disease of progressive muscle weakness. Creatine is an amino acid that occurs naturally in the body and provides energy. It is widely used by athletes for muscle building and strengthening. In this study, [...]

Whey/creatine combo builds muscle

By | May 30th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Looking to make gains in the gym before swimsuit season? Researchers at Victoria University in Australia report that supplementation with whey protein isolate and creatine produced significant muscle fibre growth increases that also led to increases in strength. For the study, 33 experienced body-builders were sorted into four groups: one took creatine with a carbohydrate; [...]

Creatine aids muscle rehabilitation

By | May 24th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Creatine has been the subject of over 400 research studies in the past decade, focusing primarily on muscle performance and size in athletes and in individuals with neuromuscular diseases. A new study suggests that creatine may also have a use in muscle rehabilitation and recovery. Twenty young male and female university students volunteered to have [...]