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Powering Up With Creatine Many people have wondered if there are any dietary supplements out there that can help them become better athletes and still not harm their bodies Creatine methyl guanidine-acetic acid is a substance that has hit the market with extraordinary power Creatine is something that the body normally creates and contains We normally obtain creatine from our diets Some people use creatine supplementation in order to receive the maximum creatine ones body can hold Creatine as a dietary supplement is effective in accomplishing this great task of helping people become better athletes Its effectiveness lies within its ability to help increase the availability of ATP adenosine tri-phosphate and increase muscle mass and the fact that it doesnt have any major side effects harmful to ones body that have been proven as of yet Many studies have been performed to determine if creatine is an effective and safe supplement to use Within these studies scientists have determined that its a useful and safe supplement when used within the recommended guidelines The main reason many people use creatine is to increase ATP levels in their body ATP is an energy-containing compound The body can quickly get energy when an ATP reaction occurs An ATP reaction is when ATP is transformed or converted into ADP adenosine di-phosphate and inorganic phosphate When you do an intense quick burst of activity such as lifting weights your muscles must contract and need a quick source of energy This quick energy comes from ATP When your muscles use ATP for energy a chemical process happens where the ATP is broken down into two simpler chemicals ADP and inorganic phosphate During this process of ATP turning into ADP the energy that gives your muscles the ability to contract is released However our bodies do not have an unlimited amount of ATP We only have enough in our bodies to sustain ten to fifteen seconds at maximum exertion
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