The Chronic Consumer

I buy things — all the time!

Adding muscle

I’ve been on a years-long quest to get into better shape by dieting and exercising, and though I’ve checked into numerous weight loss and fitness products, I haven’t actually purchased too many of them. That’s beginning to change, however, as I continue to have trouble achieving results entirely on my own. Sometimes an external boost is just what’s needed to get over the hump.

I am particularly interested in adding a bit of muscle to my frame to help speed up my metabolism so I can burn calories more efficiently. I’ve heard of a lot of people getting great results from creatine powder, but I don’t know if that stuff is for me. What does creatine do? That’s the number one question I have to ask myself, as I do some more research. I’m not trying to totally bulk up, so I don’t need anything that serious athletes would take. Hopefully there’s a lower grade product that would be suitable for my situation.