An amino acid.
- Creatine Monohydride is creatine bonded with a molecule of water.
Creatine is thought to be an influence in muscle repair and increase, and should be taken post-workout. It no significant effect on aerobic exercise. I'm not entirely sure about the specifics of this substance. It sounds to me like it ought to be good before a workout, but apparently that's not true?
If it helps with muscle repair, then it helps with soreness. =)
I've tried ∞
Swiss Natural Sources - Pure Creatine ∞
2021-02-08 - It appears this isn't being sold any more.
99% Pure Creatine Monohydrate Crystalline Powder
Take one teaspoon three to four times daily for three days. Thereafter, take one teaspoon twice daily. This product can be taken with meals or on an empty stomach. Take with juice or water.
The purest form of creatine available.
Ingredients: 99% Pure Creatine Monohydrate Crystalline Powder providing 99% Creatine
Each rounded teaspoon contains:
Creatine Monohydrate 5.0g
This product does not contain: Artificial preservatives, Colour, Milk, Soya, Corn or Yeast
A strange experience in your mouth - being dry powder, but it disintegrates with a small amount of water and you come away clean.
Phosphocreatine - (aka creatine phosphate or PCr)
- A phosphorylated creatine molecule that is an important energy store in skeletal muscle. It is used to generate ATP from ADP, forming creatine for the 2 to 7 seconds following an intense effort.
- This sounds better than creatine, but I don't see any references to being able to get it as a supplement.
Creatine kinase - (aka phosphocreatine kinase, creatine phosphokinase, or CK)