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Now Foods, Sports, Creatine Monohydrate, Powder, 8 oz (227 g)
By Now Foods38 Reviews
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0.71 lbs (0.32 kg)
- Product Code: NOW-02030
- UPC Code: 733739020307
- Package Quantity: 8 oz (227 g)
- Dimensions: 2.8 x 2.8 x 5.1 in, 0.6 lbs (0.27 kg)
- 100% Pure Powder
- ATP Energizer
- GMP Quality Assured
- A Dietary Supplement
- Vegetarian Product
Creatine Monohydrate is a naturally occurring compound found in the human body and obtained in the diet primarily from meat and fish. Creatine is a popular supplement among active individuals because of its ability to serve as an energy reservoir, especially during intense physical exertion. During short, intense bursts of activity, the body breaks down adenosine triphosphate (ATP) into adenosine diphosphate (ADP) and phosphate for energy. Creatine helps the body convert ADP back to ATP, providing greater amounts of ATP for energy, which may increase short-term endurance and strength. Creatine can also be stored for later use by cells, creating the "energy reservoir" active individuals desire. NOW Creatine Monohydrate is 100% pure and contains no additives or preservatives.
As a dietary supplement, mix 1 heaping teaspoon in fruit juice or other sweetened liquid 3 to 4 times daily, before and after exercise, for the first 7 days. Thereafter, for maintenance use, consume 1 to 3 times daily. Allow 3 to 4 hours between doses. For continuous use beyond 28 days, use one serving daily. Consider taking this product in combination with NOW Pyruvate, D-Ribose and Carbo Gain.
Creatine may be especially useful for those doing short-term, intense exercise, such as weight lifting, football, basketball, swimming, skiing or cycling.
Contains no sugar, salt, starch, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives.
This product is sold by weight not volume.
Store in a cool, dry place.
Caution: Consult a physician if you have impaired kidney function or are taking any prescription medications that affect kidney function.
|Serving Size: 1 Heaping Teaspoon (5.0 g)|
|Serving Per Container: 45|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Creatine Monohydrate||5.0 g (5,000 mg)||†|
|† Daily Value not established.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
Hei! I've been using the above mentioned in combination with lifting weights. Recently (3 months) started lifting again after years without training. I've gained 2,5 kgs in a couple of weeks due to the water retention. This gives me better and more intens workouts. Feeling more focused. I am norwegian. Iherbs prices are really good compared to local stores, so I will continue using Iherbs! Even the cheapest USPS shipping here gets the stuff to my door within a week. This is probably as good as it gets! mvh Fredrik
Helps increase energy, build strength and muscle mass. I use 1/2 the dose with some protein before my workout and the other 1/2 afterwards. The only caveat is that your weight will increase from muscle mass pumping up with water especially when first begin to use it.