6 Reasons You Should Be Taking Creatine

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6 Reasons You Should Be Taking Creatine

The organic compound has been shown to improve performance and muscle growth in multiple studies.

Are you trying to build strength and find yourself doing a lot of high intensity interval training? Are you afraid you've peaked? If so, creatine might be able to boost you to the next level. A California study indicates that consuming creatine can help your muscles build phospocreatine, which gives you the ability to perform better at shorter, intense, strength-building exercises. If your gym time consists of many explosive, heavy lifts with fewer rep counts, consider taking a creatine supplement, or eat foods higher in creatine such as pork, salmon, tuna, and beef.

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