(di Alessandro Locati BodyBuilding Italia)

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Effect of oral creatine monohydrate and creatin phosphate supplementation on maximun strength indices, body composition, and blood pressure. Peeters BM, Lantz CD, Mayhew JL. J. Strenth Cond Res 1999; 13: 3-9.

Effects of 30 days of creatine ingestion in older men. Rawson ES, Wehnert ML, Clarkson PM. Eur J Appl Physiol 1999; 80(2): 139-144.