What is creatine and what is it for?
Creatine is one of the most popular dietary supplements in the fitness, bodybuilding and sports industry. At MASmusculo we guarantee you the best shopping experience, fast shipping, competitive prices and a wide variety of creatine products so you can achieve your goals.
The word creatine comes from a Greek word meaning "meat", it is produced by our body in the liver, kidneys and pancreas. It is very important for muscle growth, especially for athletes and people who exercise.
Creatine provides energy to muscle tissues, in addition to increasing strength and endurance. According to the EFSA, the main benefit of creatine is that it improves physical performance in successive series of short, high-intensity exercises ( Regulation (EU) 432/2012 ).
- Improves physical performance
- Increases anaerobic capacity
- Supports muscle recovery
- Improves cognitive performance
Is creatine better in capsules or powder?
Creatine comes in different formats to adapt to your immediate needs, especially in powder, easily dissolved in liquids, which increases the absorption and bioavailability of the formulas, on the other hand you can also find them in capsules, tablets and even in the form liquid, that is, a wide variety of alternatives to help you achieve your sports goals in the best way.
What types are there?
- Creatine Monohydrate: This is the most common type and is considered to be the purest creatine.
- Creatine Phosphate: Creatine phosphate is made up of 62.3% creatine and 37.7% phosphate.
- Creatine citrate: Contains between 40-65% creatine.
- Creatine ester – usually contain 72.2% creatine together with methanol or ethanol to increase bioavailability.
- Creatine hydrochloride: hydrochloride is used because it is more soluble than creatine monohydrate.
- Creatine Pyruvate: It is made up of 60% creatine and 40% pyruvate.
What is the best creatine?
Although creatine par excellence is of the monohydrate type, many complex formulas are usually developed by mixing the different types to improve bioavailability and dissolution. There are patented formulas of creatine monohydrate such as Creatine Creapure® that substantially improves these aspects and is an indicator of quality.
Buy creatine at MASmusculo
We are an online store specializing in creatine supplements. We offer more than 100 brands of creatine. We have always focused on offering the best service , but our customers also know that we are always looking for the best products on the market to offer them at the best price.
If you're not sure which creatine is right for you or how to take it, don't hesitate to contact us. Our team of experts will be happy to help you!