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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According to Men's Health, most people take creatine in the form of powder. It can be mixed into liquids or smoothies as a workout-boosting beverage. Creatine helps bodies create energy, which in turn helps create muscle... More »

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When taking creatine, how much to take and when varies with personal preference. Staying with the recommended dosage, some take it before a workout, some after, and some have creatine before and after training, according... More »

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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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