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Creatine While Trying To Lose Fat?
I am 6'4" and used to weigh 265 lbs four months ago. Through exercise, I am down to about 235-240lbs. I have considered using creatine, but, am concerned that I will gain too much weight. So what is your take on overweight people using creatine? I would like to lose fat but gain muscle mass (which may entail gaining weight--but I am okay with it if is is muscle mass). Should overweight people use creatine? If so, what results should they expect assuming they do moderate-to-high aerobics and weightlifting?
Creatine can be used by anyone looking for results. There are studies to show that taking creatine results in greater lean body mass gains and more bodyfat loss than not taking creatine. Obviously everyone is going to respond differently and approximately 20% of people will not respond to creatine. Make sure to take a lot of water when you do start as you will find yourself somewhat dehydrated. In addition, there is no way for me to estimate what your results will be, as I said everyone responds differently and much will still depend on your nutrition and training.