- Product Highlights
- Enhances Muscular Performance
- Creatine is synthesized in the liver and stored in the major muscles, including cardiac and skeletal tissues
- Intense anaerobic exercise, such as weight lifting and sprinting, depletes ATP and greatly increases the demand for creatine.
- Creatine Phosphate maximizes physical performance and reduces exercise fatigue by absorbing hydrogen ions released by muscles in the form of lactic acid.
SKU 790011150152 Quantity 1,000 g Powder (1 kilo) Serving Size 1 Scoop (6 g) Servings Per Container 166 Potency 6 gm per scoop Directions Stir 1 scoop (6 grams) of Creatine Monohydrate into 20 ounces of water or fruit juice (Glucose, as found in certain fruit juices, enhances uptake and utilization of creatine monohydrate), for higher intakes, consult your qualified health care consultant. NOTE: If you have a medical condition (especially kidney or liver disorders), are pregnant, lactating, trying to conceive, under the age of 18, or taking medications, consult your health care practitioner before using this product. Warnings Keep out of the reach of children. Do not use if kidney or liver function is impaired, or if using prescribed medication. Do not use if under the age of 18, during pregnancy or lactation. Do not exceed suggested usage. Ingredients One scoop of Creatine Monohydrate yields the equivalent of creatine found in over 22 pounds (1 kg) of uncooked red meat Creatine Monohydrate is the most economical, stable and best absorbed form of creatine Creapure Creatine Monohydrate is made in a GMP facility in Germany Quality Assurance: Purity of product assured by High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) No wheat, no gluten, no soybeans, no dairy, no egg, no fish/shellfish, no peanuts/tree nuts Suitable for vegetarians/vegans Creapure is a registered trademark of AlzChem Trostberg GmbH, Germany Registration # 2,715,915 Packaged by weight, not by volume...for product label information including a complete list of ingredients, click all product images above.
- Product Details
Creatine is synthesized in the liver from the amino acids arginine and glycine and then stored in the major muscles, including cardiac and skeletal tissues. Once inside the muscle cells, creatine is phosphorylated to form creatine phosphate (CP) which is a high energy substrate that assists in the contraction of the myofibrils (muscle fibers). Creatine Phosphate is utilized to maintain higher levels of ATP (energy molecules) during exercise. Creatine Phosphate maximizes physical performance and reduces exercise fatigue by absorbing hydrogen ions released by muscles in the form of lactic acid. Intense anaerobic exercise, such as weight lifting and sprinting, depletes ATP and greatly increases the demand for creatine.
Creatine (creatine monohydrate) is a colorless, crystalline substance used in muscle tissue for the production of phosphocreatine, an important factor in the formation of adenosine triphosphate (ATP), the source of energy for muscle contraction and many other functions in the body.
Creatine is produced naturally in the human liver, pancreas, and kidneys. It is concentrated primarily in muscle tissues, including the heart. Animal proteins, including fish, are the main source of the 1–2 grams per day of dietary creatine most people consume. Supplements in the form of creatine monohydrate are well absorbed and tolerated by the stomach.
Who is likely to be deficient?
People involved in intense physical activity, especially those limiting their intake of red meat, may have low muscle stores of creatine. Several muscle diseases, as well as rheumatoid arthritis, and chronic circulatory and respiratory diseases, are associated with lowered creatine levels.
How much is usually taken?
Two methods are used for supplementing with creatine. In the loading method, 20 grams of creatine per day (in four divided amounts mixed well in warm liquid) are taken for five to six days. Muscle creatine levels increase rapidly, which is beneficial if a short-term rise in force is needed, such as during a weight-lifting competition, football game, or sprinting. To maintain muscle creatine levels after this loading period, 2–10 grams per day may be effective.
In another method, grams of creatine monohydrate per day are taken over an extended training period of at least four weeks, during which muscle creatine levels rise more slowly, eventually reaching levels similar to those achieved with the loading method. However, no trials testing exercise performance changes have been done using this method. Taking creatine with sugar appears to maximize muscle uptake.
Caffeine intake should not be excessive, as large amounts may counteract the benefits of creatine supplementation.
Jarrow Formulas' goal is to promote optimal health with high quality, effective, affordable and "cutting edge" formulations, which are based on sound scientific research data. The company's professional staff is actively involved in clinical studies and in working with researchers from universities, institutes and other academic environments around the world. Jarrow Formulas strives to provide the best service and technical support to its customers.
Creatine Brand: Jarrow FormulasPrice: $35.99 - In stock
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