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Does creatine increase athletic performance? The effectiveness of creatine as an athletic training supplement is widely debated in the scientific community today. One side firmly believes that its use will increase performance in high intensity aerobic exercise by increasing the level of phosphocreatine in muscles by up to 20%, resulting in increased energy storage. However, the other side of the argument states that because there have been no long-term studies on the effects of
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Unformatted text preview: creatine, users should be wary. Additionally, there has been some talk of creatine causing cancer. The controversy over the use of creatine is extremely relevant in today’s world because as athletics become increasingly competitive, everyone is looking for a competitive edge, and thus, more people are turning to the use of dietary supplements like creatine. It is important we understand both the risks and benefits of the substance before we begin putting it in our bodies....
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  • strength training, 20%, Energy storage, intensity aerobic exercise

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