Researchers say that taking creatine along with a carbohydrate or protein supplement after a workout is most effective, according to Men's Health. Taking creatine with a carbohydrate or protein supplement helps to increa... More »

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People starting creatine supplementation typically begin with a loading phase, explains Bodybuilding.com. During the first five days of the loading phase, people take 20 grams of creatine per day. During the second stage... More »

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Creatine should be taken on a relatively empty stomach in order for it to be absorbed by the body properly. However, taking creatine on a completely empty stomach can cause side effects such as nausea for some people, pa... More »

The best creatine supplement for improving performance is a compound that contains 20 grams per day for five days (called loading), followed by a maintenance dose of 2 or more grams daily, according to WebMD. Users of cr... More »

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The best overall supplement for bodybuilding is whey protein, based on listings of the top 5 supplements. Creatine is a very close second, according to Life'd. Whey protein actually builds muscle tissue, while creatine i... More »

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According to Muscle & Fitness, whey protein is the most important supplement for building muscle. Whey protein is one of the fastest-digesting protein sources and should be taken before and after workouts. More »

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Creadrive is a dietary and workout supplement sold by GNC that provides muscles with energy during exercise. It contains 5.25 grams of creatine along with 35 grams of carbohydrates. It is enriched with minerals and 1 gra... More »

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