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A 30-year-old member asked:

Will creatine supplements increase the size and strength of my muscles?

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Dr. Jeffrey Gladd
Preventive Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: It will, but not without any work on your end. Creatine can help facilitate greater muscle building but only when the two most important aspects of muscle building are also present: workouts that stress the muscles, and protein consumption. Aim for higher weight and lower reps on bigger muscle groups (deadlifts, squats, bench press. Consume 30-50 grams of protein split before and after workout.
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Last updated Feb 11, 2017


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