CREA-HCL: Ultra-High Purity Creatine Without Bloating or Water Retention

CREA-HCL (High-Purity Creatine)

 High Quality Naturally Occurring (primarily in meat, eggs, fish) Nutrient Scientifically Shown to Improve Exercise Performance and Lean Body Mass.

Proven Nutrition’s CREA-HCL contains ultra-high purity creatine in a form that does not cause the stomach cramps, bloating or water retention typically associated with creatine monohydrate.

When used daily, the active ingredient in CREA-HCL has been scientifically shown to:

  • Increase exercise capacity
  • Increase muscle power output
  • Improve lean body composition
  • Reduce fatigue
  • Increase mental alertness

Creatine supplementation has been scientifically shown to benefit both strength, cardiovascular and mental performance, particularly high intensity intervals and maximal power training by the follow mechanisms:

  • Provides a rapidly available source of Phosphate for ATP production in cells, ATP is the primary cellular energy source.
  • Increasing the levels of stored creatine that are made available upon exercise.
  • Protects cells during times of stress
  • Increases cellular hydration
  • Increases the strength of cellular membranes
  • Aids mental function and helps alleviate symptoms of depression.

Creatine supplementation may be particularly important for those on a limited or no-meat diet (Vegetarian and Vegan) since the primary dietary source of creatine is from meat.

Supplement Facts

Serving Size: 5 g
Calories: 0
Ingredients: High-Purity Creatine-HCL
Other Ingredients: NONE

Directions for daily use: Mix 1 Scoop (5 g) With Your Favorite Drink. (Great additive to our CORE and BETA formulas!)

Published Research References Supporting the Ingredients in CREA-HCL

  1. “The effects of four weeks of creatine supplementation and high-intensity interval training on cardiorespiratory fitness: a randomized controlled trial.”, J Int Soc Sports Nutr., (2009) 6:18
  2. “Effect of short-term creatine supplementation on neuromuscular function.”, Med Sci Sports Exerc., (2009) 41(10):1934-41
  3. “Effects of four weeks of high-intensity interval training and creatine supplementation on critical power and anaerobic working capacity in college-aged men.”, J Strength Cond Res., (2009) 23(6):1663-9
  4. “The effects of creatine ethyl ester supplementation combined with heavy resistance training on body composition, muscle performance, and serum and muscle creatine levels.”, J Int Soc Sports Nutr., (2009) 6:6
  5. “Creatine supplementation improves muscular performance in older women.”, Eur J Appl Physiol., (2008) 102(2):223-31
  6. “The effects of creatine loading on thermoregulation and intermittent sprint exercise performance in a hot humid environment.”, J Strength Cond Res., (2007) 21(3):655-60
  7. “Effect of creatine and beta-alanine supplementation on performance and endocrine responses in strength/power athletes.”, Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab., (2006) 16(4):430-46
  8. “Creatine as a metabolic controller of skeletal muscles structure and function in strength exercises in humans.”, Ross Fiziol Zh Im I M Sechenova., (2006) 92(1):113-22
  9. “Low dose creatine supplementation enhances sprint phase of 400 meters swimming performance.”, J Med Assoc Thai., (2004) 87 Suppl 2:S228-32
  10. “The effects of creatine supplementation on muscular performance and body composition responses to short-term resistance training overreaching.”, Eur J Appl Physiol., (2004) 91(5-6):628-37
  11. “Effect of creatine supplementation on body composition and performance: a meta-analysis.”, Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab., (2003) 13(2):198-226
  12. “Creatine and glycerol hyperhydration in trained subjects before exercise in the heat.”, Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab., (2007) 17(1):70-91
  13. “The effect of creatine supplementation upon inflammatory and muscle soreness markers after a 30km race.”, Life Sci., (2004) 75(16):1917-24
  14. “Creatine supplementation and cognitive performance in elderly individuals.”, Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn., (2007) 14(5):517-28
  15. “Effects of creatine on mental fatigue and cerebral hemoglobin oxygenation.”, Neurosci Res., (2002) 42(4):279-85
  16. “Creatine monohydrate in resistant depression: a preliminary study.”, Bipolar Disord., (2007) 9(7):754-8
  17. “Phosphocreatine interacts with phospholipids, affects membrane properties and exerts membrane-protective effects.”, PLoS One., (2012) 7(8):e43178
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