Category Archives: Creatine

The negative stigma of creatine in the media continues

Earlier this week, I caught an article in the New York Times covering a rare occurrence: 24 members of a high school football team in Oregon developed rhabdomyolysis (muscle breakdown) from an intense workout with limited water in very hot temperatures.  Rhabdomyolysis is characterized by an increase in the enzyme creatine kinase, which is maybe one reason why reports erroneously seem to jump on the following dogma: Officials were waiting for the results of tests to determine whether the athletes Read more [...]