Creatine; How to Beat the Heat

I think everyone, from a stay at home mom, weekend warrior to elite athletes can benefit from supplementing with creatine. According to my friend and one of the world’s leading sports nutritionist, Michael Colgan, Ph.D., there have been no studies ever done regarding creatine that showed a negative effect. That means using creatine works!

This is why I use creatine in the heat of the Nevada desert while I’m training and even on recovery days to enhance my recovery.

From IsagenixHealth.net

Nowadays, up to 74 percent of athletes are reportedly using creatine because of its well-researched benefits on performance. However, some athletes have concerns about using the supplement in hot or humid environments, as creatine could have a negative effect on hydration. However, new research suggests that creatine could help with thermoregulation and actually support hydration status. Here’s why:

1. Creatine Attracts Water

As an osmotically active substance, creatine attracts water. Because creatine is stored primarily in muscle tissue, supplementation often increases the amount of water muscle

It’s Badass Hot! | Drink Crazy Amount of Fluid

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It’s actually not wise to stay thirsty, dear friends. In fact, quite the opposite! Dr. Allen Lim, founder of Skratch Labs, shares how your feelings of thirst are giving you important cues on how to hydrate – for performance and well-being – if you listen closely.

Our bodies are made up of 60-75% water (more muscles = more water), and when we sweat, we begin to lose that water quickly. This simple fact makes it easy to understand that we need to drink when we exercise to replace lost fluids. But remember that sweat isn’t……

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