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Increase Strength and Build Muscle Mass Using Creatine
Creatine HCL is scientifically proven to help increase size, strength and power of the muscles by increasing their cell volume.
WHAT IS CREATINE?
Creatine is naturally found in the body. It stores the essential source of energy (ATP) for all your muscles. The more volume of creatine in your muscle, the more energy (ATP) your muscle has, which translates into more muscular powder and endurance, which means better endurance, strength and recovery during your workouts. WHY TAKE CREATINE? Creatine enhances the body’s capacity to perform high intensity work while assisting greater muscle size and performance gains as a result.
Creatine Monohydrate is the most common creatine supplement and it has been studied extensively.
This form is typically made with a creatine molecule plus a water molecule, however, some manufacturers leave the water molecule out. This creates 100 percent creatine while other manufacturers use micronized creatine, which involves more processing to improve the supplement’s solubility. Some manufacturers do both.
Extensive evidence shows that creatine monohydrate increases energy, power and stamina during workouts. This form is also known for bringing more water into the muscle.
Creatine hydrochloride (HCL) is newer to the market, but quickly gaining popularity. This form is made up of a creatine molecule with hydrochloride attached.
Attaching the hydrochloride instead of water or another molecule enhances water solubility and absorption. This means that it might be possible to take less of it to get the same results. Faster absorption also means little to no water retention, which is a potential side effect of creatine monohydrate.
Although creatine in general is one of those most widely researched fitness supplements, the vast majority of peer-reviewed studies have used creatine monohydrate. Therefore, the safety of creatine HCL cannot be guaranteed until researchers study it more thoroughly.