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Creatine Targeting Adolescents Are you tired of being a scrawny wimpy kid with low self-esteem and nothing to turn to There are an increasing number of adolescents that yearn for the steroid-boosted and buff bodies of todays athletes and weightlifters Cloud 2000 Creatine popular among college and professional athletes found its way to the high school athletes Many adults are questioning whether or not these kids understand what the effects of creatine are Adolescents are being targeted into taking this supplement for the fact of getting bigger and stronger Creatine is out there to improve maximum strength and endurance It helps create phosphocreatine PCr in muscles Extra PCr produces more energy for brief high-intensity exercises such as sprinting jumping and weightlifting It allows the athlete to tolerate more strenuous workouts handle heavier weights and increase muscle mass Murphy 2000 It improves exercise performance by 80 if instructions are properly followed Creatine also increases the amount of water that each muscle cell can hold and therefore increases muscle size and strength According to studies short-term eight weeks creatine supplementation improves maximum strengthpower by five to twelve percent work performed during sets of maximal effort muscle contractions by five to thirteen percent single-effort sprint performance by one to four percent and work performed during repetitive sprint performance by five to thirteen percent Long-term supplementation of creatine 10 to 15 gramsday for six months two years increases gains in strength sprint performance and lean muscle mass during training in comparison to non-users WeightliftingInfocom 2001 Creatine is an amino acid peptide naturally found in the body muscles heart brain liver and kidneys it can also be found in many foods primarily in meat and fish As a supplement creatine is added to some sports drinks and is sold as pills powders chewing gum and toothpaste-like gels Typically ones muscles need two to three grams of creatine per day depending on hisher workout It would require
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