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The Affects of Creatine Supplements By: Tamara Gilchrist
Objective Discussing what Creatine Phosphate is Explaining who consumes Creatine Supplements Depicting the changes in Cr P concentration levels Explaining what Creatine Supplement results in Summary Cr CrP
What is Creatine Phosphate (Cr P) ? An anaerobic energy system that our body uses to generate energy in our muscles Used when enduring intensive activity Creatine Supplements while doing intensive exercise can increase your energy levels Increase your endurance in not fatiguing Force Energy
Who are active in taking Creatine Supplements? Athletes more prone in doing anaerobic activities. Professionals Amateurs The Changes Starts with 2g/day produced in our body When CrP is consumed, it amounts up to 20 g/day Loading must be followed by 1 to 10 g/day for weeks
Testing the outcome from Creatine Supplementing… a double-blind study… Subjects consuming Cr P Capsules Subjects consuming the Placebo Capsules
Conclusions Cr P produces improvements Increasing the intake of Cr P while intensively exercising shows that athlete’s endurance increases by 22% If someone wanted to train for a weight lifting contest, Creatine Supplementing would be very beneficial More Reps Greater Training Stimulus Strength Gain
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