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Creatine, The Missing Ingredient For Older People?

Creatine, The Missing Ingredient For Older People?In this episode, I talk about how taking creatine affects the health of older people and the concept of ‘life is the training stimulus’. I discuss the amazing effects it can have on the older brain but reveal whether it is even safe for them to take.

 

 

 

 

 

 

TIME POINTS

02:25 – Is creatine ageist?

06:08 – The use of ‘relative’ dosing with creatine

06:54 –  You don’t even have to exercise for creatine to make you stronger

11:55 – The safety of creatine in older populations

13:10 – Creatine can benefit the ageing brain

 

REFERENCES

Creatine supplementation during resistance training in older adults-a meta-analysis

Effects of creatine supplementation on the onset of neuromuscular fatigue threshold and muscle strength in elderly men and women (64 – 86 years)

Effect of creatine supplementation during resistance training on lean tissue mass and muscular strength in older adults: a meta-analysis

Effect of creatine supplementation and drop-set resistance training in untrained ageing adults

Creatine supplementation and cognitive performance in elderly individuals

 

 

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