creatine

Creatine combo ups vigour, burns fat

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...

Chronic Fatigue? Sports supplement found to improve energy

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...

Brain Boost: Sports supplement shown to enhance memory and IQ

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,...

Creatine helps muscular dystrophy

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...

Whey/creatine combo builds muscle

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...

Creatine aids muscle rehabilitation

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...