Thursday, March 28, 2013

Creatine - Useless Piece Of Shit

As you probably know I hate supplements. I hate them for one very simple reason - they don't work. They don't work...oh wait did I say they don't work. Creatine does not make an exception - it's pure shit.

What is creatine ?

Creatine -  nitrogenous organic acid that occurs naturally in vertebrates and helps to supply energy to all cells in the body, primarily muscle. This is achieved by increasing the formation of adenosine triphosphate (ATP). 

Creatine is naturally produced in the human body from amino acids primarily in the kidney and liver. Approximately 95% of the human body's total creatine is located in skeletal muscle.Creatine is not an essential nutrient, as it is manufactured in the human body from L-arginine, glycine, and L-methionine (From Wikipedia - best site ever)

Why do we take creatine?

Good fucking question. The general believe behind creatine is that it allows you to train more intensely in the gym because it's is used as part of the human body's energy system responsible for explosive activities such as weightlifting Most supplement companies claim that your strength and strength endurance increase when on creatine. In other words instead of 6 reps you may end up doing 8 reps with the same weight and thus increase your workload. Or in simple terms the creatine fuels the muscle fibers, you perform better and get bigger because you do more work with higher intensity.

This is my take on all this:

Creatine is useless piece of crap than only makes you retain more water and causes diarrhea. You will look bloated less defined and maybe do two more reps when on it. Big phucking deal. The rep increase is mainly due to holding 10lbs of water and placebo.

Let's summarize:

Creatine is not effective for gaining muslce mass. You only hold water. 
#Nobody get's bigger because of 2 extra reps or using 5 pounds more.

Creatine does not make you train harder. 
#It's mostly placebo. 

Creatine blurs your definition by making you hold more water weight which can be confused for fat.

You lose money when buying creatine.
#Imagine throwing USD 20 in the toilet every month. Would you still  do it?

Creatine can be hard on your kidneys.

Creatine can cause dehydration.


That's my take on it. Want to waist your money on creatine to get 2 more reps? Ok. It's your money but it would be more effective to put the picture of a hot chich in front of you in order to boost your testosterone rather than using creatine to get diarrhea, watery face and look like you are using cocaine.

Ok. I know you have been waiting for a picture of the mentioned hot chick - here's one.

Cut the creatine and only good things will happen.


  1. I disagree with the above.

    The first time I used creatine I got a decent strength boost. A few pounds of water bloat, sure, but I was able to significantly up the number of repetitions I did in my working sets, and later up the weight I was using for those sets as well.

    Gradually the effect dropped off, and in the last 2 months or so of my creatine experiment the gains slowed down (obviously, all newb gains do). But I was able to hold onto the strength I gained after I stopped using creatine. It's one of the very few supplements that have been proven to work for almost everyone.

  2. protein powders dont work??pre workout dont work??

  3. I've read the whole blog, it's good but with this article you fucked it up. Creatine is the most researched supplement it's the cheapest and it actually works. If you have the problems you say you have with it, try creatine HCL.

  4. It makes you Shit/poop every fuckin' half hour!

  5. Creatine is total GARBAGE!!
    Everyone on it looks bloated and fat, no one on creatine looks shreadded unless they are like 18 years old or cycling gear along with the creatine.
    My strength and lifts went thru the roof once I stopped putting that garbage into my body. I added 90lbs to my dead lift in the 6 months since I stopped taking that crap. And I took it for 9 years. Word to all the men who think they look good while retaining all that water on creatine, no, you actually look fat and out of shape.