Nutritional Aids. By Nora, Leah, Justin & Taylor. Introduction. Many athletes use dietary supplements as part of their regular training or competition routine, including about 85% of elite track and field athletes.
By Nora, Leah, Justin & Taylor
Creatine does not improve the bodies maximum force, it allows the body to maintain a high-intensity exercise longer.
Potential diuretic effect which could cause dehydration, nervousness and irritability
Can enable athletes to go beyond safe physiological limits by delaying fatigue
Risk of drug dependency
Urinary caffeine limit: more than 3 cups of coffee before a competition