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Your Creatine Questions, Answered 

Your Creatine Questions, Answered 
Joni McMullen
Writer and expert1 year ago
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It’s fair to say Creatine may be the most talked about supplement — and the most mysterious to some.  

Don’t worry, we’ve nutritionists on hand to answer all your burning questions. You’ll be a creatine pro in no time.  


1. What Is Creatine? 

Let’s start with the basics — what is creatine?  

Watch below. Our nutritionist explains the ins and outs of this popular supplement, giving you info on benefits, dosage and the possible side effects.  


 2. How do you take creatine? 

Now you know what creatine is and all the benefits, you’ll have a rough idea if this supplement is for you. And if it is, you’ll need to know how to take it.  

Liam, another of our qualified nutritionists, has this covered — plus a detailed creatine intake table to help you figure out your supplement routine.  


 3. When should you take creatine?

There are loads of ways to answer this question — and Claire, a registered dietitian, tells them all - so you can decide what's best for you.  


 4. Creatine before or after a workout?  

It can be hard to decide when to implement creatine into your routine — but no need to panic, we’ve done the hard work for you.  

There are different benefits to various timings, depending on what you want to achieve — figure out what works for you based on your goals.  


 5. Loading or cycling? 

Loading and cycling are the kind of terms casually thrown around in the gym — but what do they mean, and should you be doing it?  

There’re a few different ways to take creatine to get the most out of it, by finding a routine that works for you.  


 6. Creatine pills vs powder

Now you know all the information, it’s time to decide what form you’d prefer creatine in.  

There’s creatine pills and creatine powder — learn more about the differences below.  


 7. Creatine for women 

Creatine isn’t just a supplement for men or just for bulking — there are plenty of benefits for women to use creatine too.  

Claire talks us through the main benefits for women. 


 8. Creatine & fat loss 

Richie is our no BS nutritionist — and he’s here to tell you the truth about using creatine to aid fat loss.  


 9. And finally, a little bit of myth busting …

There are lots of myths out there about creatine — and it can be easy to get caught up in the false information.  

Richie sets the record straight on the most talked about supplement on the market.  


Take Home Message  

You now have all the knowledge you need to decide if creatine is right for you. If you’re still unsure, speak to a nutritionist to figure out if this supplement is right for you and your goals.

Bookmark this page and keep your creatine knowledge on point. 

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Our articles should be used for informational and educational purposes only and are not intended to be taken as medical advice. If you're concerned, consult a health professional before taking dietary supplements or introducing any major changes to your diet.

Joni McMullen
Writer and expert
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