Health food shops and online stores are full of supplements. Why? Because
we would all like to get fit or stronger as quickly as possible without
compromising our health. But do they work?
Typically the body can only process 1g per 0.75 kg of body weight. So if
you weigh 13 stone (80 kg) then you would need to eat approximately 105
- 110g of protein per day. This amount can be achieved easily within a normal
So the need for any additional protein supplementation is really necessary.
As it is quite expensive, £20 per 500g, you maybe just throwing your
Creatine is a natural substance found in red meat and one which is generated
within the body. However, typically only 2 - 5g is ingested or generated
Creatine is used by the muscles to contract forcefully and generate high
Studies have shown that creatine supplementation can significantly increase
power. However some have found that it promote dehydration and aggravates