What is Creatine Monohydrate?
Creatine Monohydrate from The Protein Works™ is simply the finest quality creatine on the market today. Made from 100% pure creatine, nothing has been added or taken away during the production process. It is 100% '200 mesh', meaning it has an ultra small particle size to ensure fast absorption by the body.
Creatine Monohydrate is one of the most popular supplements for those undertaking strength, speed and power based training. This is based on its ability to increase physical performance in successive bursts of short-term, high intensity exercise. An idea famously supported by research published in the Journal of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry and even the Journal of Gerontology.
What is Creatine Monohydrate Used For?
Creatine Monohydrate is one of the most popular supplements for those undertaking strength, speed and power based training. This is based on creatine’s ability to increase physical performance in successive bursts of short-term, high intensity exercise.
How Can Creatine Monohydrate Increase My Strength, Speed and Muscle?
Creatine is a nitrogenous organic acid that’s found naturally in the body. It’s estimated 95% of the human body’s creatine content is found directly in the skeletal muscle which is what lead to both its discovery and application in sports nutrition. Creatine monohydrate is essentially a supplement form of creatine and is also the most researched form of creatine in sports nutrition today. This is based on its ability to increase physical performance in successive bursts of short-term, high intensity exercise which is why it’s so popular among strength, speed and power athletes.
How Do You Flavour Creatine Monohydrate?
TPW™ Creatine Monohydrate can be easily added to your protein shake for convenience and is ideal post workout when your body is in its most absorbent state. But for those who prefer to take TPW™ Creatine Monohydrate as a preworkout, the TPW™ Product Development Team have developed a great tasting flavoured version using our unique all natural flavours and colours. Available in both Green Apple Spike and Berry Blitz, it mixes easily into a fruity cordial drink to make consuming Creatine Monohydrate on its own much more palatable.
What's The Best Creatine Monohydrate?
Here at TPW™, you can have supreme confidence in the product quality and source of supply. We personally quality check every supplier and ingredient before giving it the TPW™ quality seal of approval. Traceability, quality, and consistency are the three things we demand on every single ingredient. This is the TPW™ philosophy that flows through every product we make and sets us apart in the world of sports nutrition today.
How is Your Creatine Monohydrate Made and Packaged?
Produced in-house at our own state of the art facility in the UK, it offers unparalleled levels of product purity and has been independently certified for the ultimate peace of mind. We don't make big claims about our products, we prefer to let customer ratings, reviews and feedback do the talking for us. We also offer an unprecedented LIFETIME GUARANTEE on every product you buy from The Protein Works™. This product is supplied in a re-sealable foil pouch to ensure freshness and a FREE scoop is included in every product.
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|Fat of which Saturates (g)||No|
|Carbohydrates of which Sugars (g)||No|
Serving Size: 5g
We recommend taking 5g of Creatine Monohydrate (2 scoops of the 5cc medium BLACK scoop provided) 1-2 times daily.
It has been suggested that the optimal way to take Creatine Monohydrate is through a "loading phase" followed by a "maintenance phase ". Although there are arguments for an against this approach, we have included guidance should you wish to follow this method.
Consume 3 x 5g servings on days 1-5
Consume 2 x 5g servings on days 6-10
Consume 1 x 5g serving on days 11-17
Consume 1 x 3g serving daily for 5 weeks.
Once cycle is complete, discontinue use for 1 week and then repeat cycle.
IMPORTANT: Before use, please check the included scoop is BLACK. If not, please contact us on 0845-4672411.>
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Q. When should I use Creatine Monohydrate?
A. It depends on your lifestyle and goals, we recommend following our recommended usage guidelines.
Q. What is Creatine?
A. Creatine is a compound made naturally by the body which is used as the primary form of energy for the muscles.
Q. Can I get Creatine form natural whole foods?
A. Yes, many foods naturally contain Creatine, such as tuna, salmon and beef. However, the Creatine content in these foods is considered below the dosage recommended in studies that would bring about an improved performance such as an increase in strength. Therefore experts recommend using a Creatine Monohydrate supplement as the only effective way of getting enough Creatine into your diet to then enhance Adenosine Triphosphate production in the muscles.
Q. I have heard that you need to drink lots of water when taking Creatine Monohydrate?
A. When taking Creatine Monohydrate, try to consume as much water as possible. If you are not correctly hydrated, then Creatine Monohydrate will not be properly absorbed, resulting in poor results.
Q. Is it essential that I have a "Loading Phase" when supplementing with Creatine Monohydrate?
A. Some studies have shown that if you do choose to load, then it helps you reach muscle creatine saturation point much quicker than if you didn't go through loading phase. However, others would argue you don't need to do this and results can be achieved without it. Therefore we recommend you trial both and see which supplement protocol your body responds to best.
Q. What is the difference between powdered and tablet forms of Creatine Monohydrate?
A. Powdered Creatine is absorbed more rapidly by the bloodstream compared to that of a pill. Pills tend to have coatings on them so this slows down the absorption rate.
Q. Is all Creatine Monohydrate the same no matter what brand you use?
A. As with so many things in life, if you don't ask the right questions, you won't get the right answers! The quality of ingredient can vary significantly and therefore the potency will do too. In addition, just because a product may be called pure it doesn't mean that it necessarily is. We recommend you read the ingredients and nutritionals on the label to better understand exactly what you are buying. We can assure you that our products are 100% pure. At TPW™, we are committed to transparency and openness in all our products and that is why we provide a Product Profile for Creatine Monohydrate which gives a complete overview of the product's background including our approval, location of manufacture and money back guarantee applicability.
Q. Is TPW™ Creatine Monohydrate suitable for vegans and vegetarians?
A. Yes, it is suitable for use for both vegans and vegetarians.
Q. Can I use Creatine Monohydrate with other supplements?
A. Yes, it is fine to take Creatine alongside other supplements. It has been recommended to maximise the uptake of Creatine to the muscle cells that it is taken with a simple sugar like dextrose. It has also been suggested that if you take Creatine Monohydrate, then to limit your intake of caffeine where possible.
Q. What if any side effects will I get from taking Creatine Monohydrate?
A. We haven't heard of any nasty side effects from taking TPW™ Creatine Monohydrate. However, some users may experience slight stomach discomfort. If this does happen to you, then simply stop using for 7 days and re-start at a lower dosage level.
Q. Who should take / benefit from using Creatine Monohydrate?
A. Bodybuilders and strength athletes. Those new to weight training.