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on Creatine and Refuting B.S.

The Consistency Project
The Consistency Project
on Creatine and Refuting B.S.

The soundbite summary: The amount of energy needed to refute BS is an order of magnitude larger than is needed to produce it.” – Brandolini’s Law

Topics include:

  • What is creatine and why is it relevant to performance;
  • The magnitude of potential performance improvements;
  • The dosing strategy;
  • Who should consider using it and why;
  • Safety, potential negative effects; and Brandolini’s law;
  • Creatine versus weight and body composition changes; and
  • Combining caffeine and creatine.

Referenced Articles

Antonio et al., 2021. Common questions and misconceptions about creatine supplementation
Bird, 2003. Creatine supplementation and exercise performance: a brief review
International Society of Sports Nutrition Position Stand on Creatine (2017). 

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