The One Supplement to Rule Them All

building muscle general health Jan 30, 2024

Sarcopenia is the age-related loss of lean muscle tissue…and happens to every single one of us. After the age of 30, you’ll lose between 3-8% or more of your muscle mass each decade and the rate accelerates with each passing year. 


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Loss of muscle has a profound negative effect on functional independence and overall quality of life. Loss of muscle is also associated with an increase in body fat - especially around your midsection, diabetes, and osteoporosis. 


Show Notes:

Which supplement helps preserve muscle and maximizes the muscle you're building? In this episode, I illustrate how creatine fights age-related muscle loss. I detail misconceptions about creatine and how to decide if supplementation is right for you. And of course, I include tips on how to shop for creatine and incorporate it into your routine! 

After the age of 30, you lose between 3–8% (or more!) of your muscle mass each decade. I will share everything you need to know about creatine and why it supports lean, quality muscle mass. So keep listening. This episode is for you. 

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Topics Covered:

  • Three considerations about creatine 
  • Four ways creatine fights age-related muscle loss
  • Is creatine supplementation right for you?
  • Nutritional strategies vs supplementation
  • How to incorporate creatine into your routine
  • Three facts about creatine 

Resources Mentioned:

  • Listen to the first 12 episodes of Holly Perkins Health Podcast HERE
  • See the research on creatine ingestion strategies HERE
  • See the research on sarcopenia, frailty, and diabetes HERE
  • See the research on muscle tissue changes with aging HERE
  • See the research on creatine questions and misconceptions HERE
  • See the research and recommendations for ISSN nutrition HERE


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