If taking creatine makes your muscles store more water, then when you stop taking it does it all go away. Do you gain permanent muscle by taking it?
Thread: How does creatine work?
10-16-2009, 05:47 PM #1
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Creatine is a substance used by your body during intense work. Your body will use a creatine requiring source of energy when you're lifting hard and heavy. This system can only be used for short periods of time(seconds).
So, in essence, creatine provides you with more power to lift a bit more weight or complete a few more reps. Being able to do those things can provide you with more muscle over time.
The gains you make are solid and will not just disappear if you stop using creatine, as it is not hormone based.Passionate & Professional Consulting for Size, Strength, & Losing Fat.
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