Episode 57 with Dr. Darren Candow: Everything You Need to Know About Creatine – Myths, Benefits, How to Supplement

In today’s episode, we speak with Dr. Darren Candow about…

  • Common creatine myths
  • Creatine benefits for endurance athletes
  • Creatine benefits for strength-based athletes
  • Creatine benefits for brain health
  • Creatine benefits for bone health
  • Creatine benefits for pregnant and post menopausal females
  • How you can properly supplement with creatine 

Dr. Darren Candow, PhD, CSEP-CEP, is Professor and Director of the Aging Muscle and Bone Health Laboratory in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies at the University of Regina, Canada. The overall objectives of Dr. Candow’s research program are to develop effective lifestyle interventions involving nutrition (primarily creatine monohydrate) and physical activity (resistance training) which have practical and clinical relevance for improving musculoskeletal aging and reducing the risk of falls and fractures. Dr. Candow has published over 100 peer-refereed journal manuscripts, supervised over 20 MSc and PhD students and received research funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Canada Foundation for Innovation, the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation, and the Nutricia Research Foundation. In addition, Dr. Candow  serves on the editorial review boards  for the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, Nutrients and Frontiers.

Please note that this podcast is created strictly for educational purposes and should never be used for medical diagnosis and treatment.

See you in the next episode!



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