Does creatine do anything for cardio?

Basic Creatine Explanation

What does the research say on creatine and aerobic performance?

Study 1: Creatine supplementation in endurance sports¹

Study 2: The effects of creatine supplementation on the performance of military fitness tests²

Study 3: Creatine supplementation nullifies the adverse effect of endurance exercise on the subsequent strength performance³

The Bottom Line

References

  1. Engelhardt, M., & Neumann, G. (1998). Creatine supplementation in endurance sports. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 30(7), 1123–1129.
  2. Williams, S. (2016). The effects of creatine supplementation on the performance of military fitness tests.
  3. Aoki, M. S., & Gomes, R. V. (2004). Creatine Supplementation Attenuates the Adverse Effect of Endurance Exercise on Subsequent Resistance Exercise Performance. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 36(Supplement).

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