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Best brands of creatine?

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According to Top10Supplements, the top 10 creatine powders of 2014 are Beast Sports Nutrition Creature, Optium Micronized Creatine, Arnold Schwarzenegger Series Iron CRE3, MusclePharm Creatine, BSN CellMass 2.0, Universal Nutrition Creatine, Muscle Tech Nano Vapor, Dymatize Xpand 2x, Controlled Labs Green Magnitude Creatine and Nutrex Hemo-Rage Black Ultra Concentrate.

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The number one creatine powder of the year, Beast Sports Nutrition Creature, is owned by a German manufacturer. It contains five different forms of creatine, which supports building muscle mass and prevents breakdown. The second place powder, Optium Micronized Creatine, has a unique method of production. Its powder is tasteless and odorless, making it easy to mix into juice or water. The Arnold Schwarzenegger Series Iron CRE3 is the third-ranked brand, standing out with its variety of flavors and its concentrated formula.

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    Is creatine banned by the NCAA?

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    As of 2014, the chemical supplement known as creatine is not banned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association; however, there are strict guidelines on how it can be obtained. Players competing within the NCAA may supply creatine on their own as long as they are paying for it with their own funds. NCAA member schools are not allowed to supply creatine to their players.

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    What is the best creatine?

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    According to Men's Health, the best form of creatine is creatine monohydrate. The magazine recommends AtLarge Nutrition's Creatine 500, a powder, and AtLarge Creatine Caps, a pill.

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    What are some creatine pros and cons?

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    Creatine improves the performance of athletes and bodybuilders during periods of heightened physical activity by providing a rapid energy boost and intense bursts of power, according to Cleveland Clinic. There is no evidence to suggest that creatine use is unsafe. Creatine only lasts for a short period of time and does not actually increase muscle mass. It only makes muscles appear larger by pulling water into them.

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    Should you take creatine?

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    Whether or not a person should take creatine, according to WebMD, is very individualized. The effectiveness of creatine may vary from person to person. The decision to take creatine should be based on the specific goals of the individual.

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