Wondering how to take creatine — and whether or not you really need a loading phase? Our expert nutritionist is here to explain all.
This easy-to-follow video will help you get to grips with one of the most studied sports supplements out there — creatine monohydrate.
If you know that you want to make this supplement part of your training routine, but don’t know how to take creatine, when to take creatine, or whether to have a creatine loading phase — well, you’ve come to the right place.
Nutritional consultant and PhD Researcher, Richie Kirwan, is here to cut through the noise and provide you with science-approved, evidence-based facts.
Watch this video now to find out exactly how you should be supplementing with creatine and why it can make all the difference to your performance.
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