Creatine Articles

Pre-workout supplements like creatine may help you train harder and build muscle faster, if it's used effectively. Let STACK's roster of strength coaches and nutritionists show you how to take creatine and break down the reasons why it helps athletes perform in the gym.

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Creatine Benefits for Athletes

Creatine is one of the most popular sports supplements on the market. It gives you the majority of energy for short-term, maximum exercise such as...

The 5 Essential Sports Supplements

As a physique contest prep coach and personal trainer I get asked all the time "what sports supplements should I take to _____ (insert gratuitious ad...

3 Nutrition Hacks to Improve Your Sports Performance

Sports nutrition is the practice of nutrition done with the intent to increase performance. As an athlete you are looking for every which way to...

How to Determine the Best Exercise Order for Your Workout

Often I see or hear about peoples training sessions and can't help but ask, "Why are you doing things in that order"? Maybe they will reply with some...

4 Muscle-Building Supplements That Don't Work

Supplement companies are like meteorologists. If what they say is true about half the time, nobody makes a fuss. But if you're a regular consumer of...

Easy Tips to Optimize the Sprinter's Diet

The Sprinters Diet A sprinter is a unique breed of athletes- utilizing different muscles and energy systems than other competitors due to the vast...

The Positive Side Effects of Creatine (Besides Building Muscle)

The Positive Side Effects of Creatine (Other Than Building Muscle) I would like to preface this article by stating that I support the whole food...

4 Creatine Myths Exposed

Creatine is a naturally occurring amino acid-like compound used by tens of thousands of athletes worldwide to increase their strength, power, musc...

2 Safe Pre-Workout Supplements

Pre-workout supplements are a very common purchase for young athletes looking to improve their fitness and performance. With so many brands and choices...

Use Sodium Bicarbonate to Get More Out of Creatine

Athletes who have taken creatine monohydrate know that it works, although they may not understand the science behind it. What Is Creatine? Creat...