Creatine is a substance that is found naturally in muscle cells, produced by the amino acids, glycine and arginine. When you supplement with creatine, you increase your body’s storage of phosphocreatine. This form of stored energy helps your body produce ATP, a high-energy molecule that helps you perform better during exercise.
Creatine increases the body’s ability to produce energy rapidly during heavy lifting or high-intensity exercise. With more energy, exercise performance may increase. As an essential supplement for both elite athletes and untrained individuals, it was only right we included it in our Basic Training Series. Supplementing with creatine may help to: