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...Lets start with phosphocreatine, or creatine phosphate (CP).  CP is a naturally occurring energy store in the human body. Creatine is a peptide containing a high-energy phosphate. CP’s role is...

...“Do as little as needed, not as much as possible.” “Dr. John, does swimming utilize the Creatine Phosphate system?” I replied “yes”. “Then why don’t swimmers train it?” This sophisticated...

...Science in Ft Lauderdale FL. 2. You recently published an article on the timing of creatine monohydrate, could you briefly explain your findings? In recreational bodybuilders, it seems that taking...

...for $10 ! Take Home Points on  Acute  Creatine Doesn't Improve Swimming Performance Acute creatine ingestion of 5.0 g/d does not improve sprint or repeated swimming performance than carbohydrate consumption. ...

...and ergogenic aides.  The most common questions regards creatine. Creatine has shown mixed results for performance enhancement in swimmers, but has more data in other sports noting a positive effect....

...Take Home Points on  Supplements for Swimmers Despite the volumous options, few supplements have evidence supporting benefit in swimmers. Creatine, Caffeine, and Beta-Alanine are the few with some...

...classes typically include the following: Phosphagen:  Utilizes ATP and creatine phosphate as its primary energy to the cells . Creatine phosphate is a high energy phosphate molecule. Active at the...

...purchasing the Swimming Science Research Review for complete monthly article reviews for only $10/month!  Short-term Creatine Improves Repeated Performance Creatine is a highly sought supplement and one we've discussed in great detail...

...If you missed part I or part II read it first! The creatine phosphate system seems to be the theme on Swimming Science these past few weeks. Allan...

...creatine phosphate (CP) system, though it is important to understand when to test the CP system. Santhaigo (2011) and a team of Brazilian researchers examined the effect of a 14...

   
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