Creatine supplementation significantly increased the jumping performance of a cohort of young basketball players, a recent study reported. The researchers also claimed the intervention helped them score more points in games.
The International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) featured a variety of presentations to promote the science and application of evidence-based sports nutrition and supplementation, including a non-so-well-known application of creatine.
Recent surges in supplement sales continue to prove the massive and growing influence of TikTok. Riding on the coat tails of many of these trends are health and wellness stores like The Vitamin Shoppe.
Creatine, one of the foundational ingredients in the sports nutrition realm, has so many proven benefits that it should be thought of as more of a general health ingredient, attendees at the recent Sports & Active Nutrition Summit were told.
A new paper authored by experts in creatine supplementation seeks to dispel some long standing misconceptions about this legacy sports nutrition ingredient. Among the concerns addressed are water retention, kidney damage, baldness and others.
A multi-ingredient pre-workout supplement containing creatine, L-arginine and L-leucine amongst others may be responsible for an increase in energy expenditure and stamina during high-intensity exercise.
Sodium bicarbonate and beta‐alanine show promise in enhancing High‐Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) adaptations, a review finds, as it calls for more studies to validate caffeine and creatine’s ‘potential benefits.’
Novel ingredients in the sports nutrition space come along once a decade, and the real innovation for the category comes from finding new combinations of tried and true ingredients to maximize effects, says Jim Stoppani, PhD, Founder of JYM Supplement...
Creatine supplementation is safe and has a number of health benefits in populations ranging from infants to the elderly, according to a new position paper from the International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN).
The European sports nutrition sector has defended EU-backed creatine after a friend of Elliot Rodger, the Brit who killed six people at the weekend in California, said the 22-year-old was ‘hooked’ on the workout supplement.
A new study reporting that creatine supplements may increase levels of oxidative stress in athletes, while also boosting muscle strength, is a ‘mere footnote in the annals of sports supplement research’, says a leading expert.
Creatine supplementation is not only useful for high intensity
athletics but could also significantly boost performance of long
distance runners and those involved in sports taking place over
several days, suggests a new study from...