Ok for my first review as an "expert reviewer" I would like to bang the drum a bit for Creaform by Primaforce. Why you ask am I wasting my time writing a review on creatine instead of methyloxytridienolone whatever?
To be honest, people need to pull back on the reigns and start with the basics...well not
necessarily go back to only the basics, but knowing how and why products work is important because its going to come to the point that the stuff you put in your body has so many ingredients in them that your head will spin. Do you know exactly what a given product is going to do to you?
Me either for some of the newer stuff out there. Learning a responsible amount about products, though, will help protect you in the long run, especially if you delve into more *ahem* serious products.
Anyways, like I said, I wanted to write a review on a fairly basic supplement, and
besides protein what does EVERYONE think of in terms of muscle building supplements?
Creatine, and in my case the very first creatine I was exposed to was creatine monohydrate.
Now what the hell is creatine? Its a naturally occuring (your body makes it) organic acid that supplies energy to cells of the body by increasing ATP (adenosine triphosphate) production. Think of ATP as the
cellular currency by which energy is transferred within cells.
Now what does this mean? It means supplementing creatine is beneficial because it may help generate more power during
intense exercise, and long term supplementation may produce gains in lean body mass, strength, and power. Now there are
a few different types of creatine, including monohydrate, micronized, chelated, serum, ethyl ester, PH buffered, ect.
Enough of the science lesson, this review is for Creaform creatine by Primaforce, which is a creatine monohydrate, the most trusted form of creatine IMO.
There isn't much you can say about the taste, it may taste a bit chalky if you try
to taste the powder, but its flavorless powder so what do you expect? I mix mine with apple juice really quick, just give it a few good stirs and you will be good to go. It doesn't mix completely for me, but who cares? Im not very patient and Im not painting a portrait or anything, I'm taking my supplements.
I've got to say, I have only tried Creatine mono, micronized, and kre alk and this is by far my favorite. Creatine isn't exactly a prohormone so if you are getting 30lb increases on your lifts you are either new to lifting, lifting wrong, or just fooling yourself. With that said, creatine monohydrate is the only creatine that I could tell was actually working. Kre alk especially
I took and felt like it was a waste after I was done with my 60 day supply because I felt nothing the entire time. With this, however, I felt a difference in strength, recovery, and workout power, which is one reason
I will probably take 3 month on 1 month off for as long as I keep this lifestyle.
This is by far the most pleasing part about creatine monohydrate, and especially this brand in particular. I bought this last fall on BB.com. One kilogram equals 1000 grams. 5 grams per servings made the container 200 servings. And at 23.00 a tub that comes out to 0.12 per serving! Spectacular. How can you not have this in your supplement stash?
There really isn't any doubt that creatine monohydrate is effective for bodybuilders. As a supplement, its been around for as long or longer than I have been alive. It is a very good supplement as a standalone for a beginner, or as part of a supplement stack for the more advanced.