Creatine stores energy to aid cellular function during stress and has neuroprotective and cardioprotective properties. It is a fuel source for ATP which provides our body with short bursts of power – ideal for athletes.
It increases muscle size by causing an increase in water content of muscles making them “larger”. It contains strength and power boosting properties which allow higher quality training. Also, it creates an increase in muscle fibre size; ‘hypertrophy’.