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ASN Sports Nutrition – Nano Creatine
Licensed by Creapure® of Germany (the world’s best creatine material supplier) to display their logo, ASN’s NANO Creatine is the most advanced and purest Creatine available on the market. This recognition is proof of the high standard ASN – Advanced Sports Nutrition set in the sports nutrition industry.
ASN – Advanced Sports Nutrition was the first company in the world to make a scientific breakthrough with NANO-Creatine; a technology which makes all other creatines a thing of the past. A technology which has revolutionized the sports industry as we know it.
With so many different creatine products on the market, one creatine still shines above the rest in regards to absorbability, stability, dissolvability and performance and that is NANO Creatine, pure nanorised Creapure® Creatine; measured at an exceptional small and pure 3000 mesh allowing for instant body absorption.
Why choose Creapure®
We tested creatine products from all around the world. The analyses* of all the samples showed that Creapure® is the purest source of creatine. Regulators have been stepping up their oversight of nutrition ingredients, particularly in regards to impurities. The EFSA (European Food Safety Authority) recommends that a creatine product should not exceed:
- DCD levels of 50 mg/kg
- DHT levels of 3 mg/kg
The graph shows the average results from 9 different Creapure® creatine monohydrate products and 20 different generic creatine monohydrate products. The average amounts of DCD and DHT found in generic creatine products significantly exceeded the levels recommended by the EFSA. It is important to note that DHT-related compounds are suspected to cause cancer.
*according to analyses 01 / 2019
- Creapure® is on the Cologne List® and is tested for banned substances regularly. By using only products of the Cologne List®, athletes reduce the risk of unintentionally becoming the victims of doping.
- Creapure® is vegan and kosher as well as halal certified.
- Creapure® production uses Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) is a management system, widely used to identify, assess and control health risks in food production.
- AlzChem Trostberg GmbH, the producer of Creapure®, is certified for these ISO-Norms: Quality management: ISO 9001, Environmental management: ISO 14001, Energy management: ISO 50001
- The production of Creapure® is IFS FOOD certified, a quality standard recognized by the “Global Food Safety Initiative”
How does NANO Creatine Work?
Creatine is present in the muscular tissue of many vertebrates, including man. It is a precursor of creatine phosphate, which in turn, acts as an energy store in the muscles: creatine phosphate is a compound with high energy bonds and serves to maintain the supply of ATP necessary for muscle contractions. Muscle energy is enhanced and muscle endurance is greater, creating muscle growth. Creatine is a natural substance that is also found in many food sources as well as stored within muscle tissue. During an aerobic exercise or high intensity sports such as; weight lifting, sprinting, football, etc….The contraction of muscle takes place without the use of oxygen. Muscle metabolize or release energy by the means of a chemical reaction of a substance called ATP (Adenosine Tri-phosphate). Stored ATP within muscle is limited to approximately 10 second supply and must be constantly re-synthesized for continuous maximum muscle contractions. Creatine is an integral part of the chemical reaction to re-synthesizing ATP. The more creatine your muscle can hold, the more fuel you have for re-synthesizing ATP and the result will be explosive muscular power, increased stamina, enhanced and greater intensity with less muscular fatigue.
Scientists found that our bodies can actually store more creatine in our muscle cells than we produce. Approximately 120g of creatine is found in a 70 kg male, 95% in the skeletal muscle. Total creatine exists in muscle as both free creatine (40%) and phosphocreatine (60%). It appears that supplemental creatine monohydrate increases muscle total creatine, including both free and phosphocreatine. The average human body can store in excess around 40g of total creatine ( free + Phosphocreatine ). Phosphocreatine is the direct precursor for your energy system while free creatine is the direct precursor for phosphocreatine. This not only has the effect of increasing the availability of creatine to be used in your energy cycle but also it increases the fluid within the muscle cell associated with the osmotic effect of increased intramuscular free creatine. This increases the muscle cell size in which more nutrients can be transported and stored within the muscle to be used for energy and protein synthesis, increasing exercise performance, recovery and muscle growth.
Creatine is not only beneficial for increasing performance during exercise and recovering properly after exercise, it also has a lot of other health benefits as well. There are numerous scientific studies which confirm this. It is of great benefit to Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) patients as CHF patients exhibit endogenous intracellular Creatine levels approximately 20% lower than normal and supplementary Creatine helps to restore normal Creatine levels. This is because some of the body’s Creatine pool is stored in the Heart. Creatine halts the further progression of Gyrate Atrophy of the Choroid and Retina. It counteracts the Cachexia associated with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) – because it helps increases Muscle mass and Muscle Strength in AIDS patients. Fibromyalgia patients have significantly lower levels of Creatine than healthy people and supplemental Creatine helps to restore endogenous Creatine levels to normal. Creatine also helps to protect the Brain from Concussion and accelerates the healing of the Brain after Concussion. It has also been associated with increased brain function. Maintaining optimum levels of creatine within the body seems to be a major health benefit for general health and wellbeing. This not only makes it a necessity for sports people, but all people alike.
NANO-Creatine is made using a process ASN have developed called ‘NANO Technology – a revolutionary technology that takes nutritional and sports supplements to the next level.
What is NANO Technology?
NANO Technology is a patented advanced process which miniaturized any powdered materials, such as creatine, glutamine, amino acids, foods, herbs, vitamins & minerals etc. into molecule sized particles, over 1250 times smaller than a micronizing process. It is aptly named “NANO”, which is one step down from the measurement micro. As with all manufactured raw nutritional materials, a single particle may be made up of thousands of molecules of that ingredient. In regards to creatine, one particle of Micronized Creatine may be made up of one thousand molecules of creatine. To make NANO Creatine we take the highest grade Micronized Creatine in the world and put it through the NANO Technology process which enables us to separate the individual particles of the creatine from the particle of the Micronized material. This process not only makes the material smaller in size but also eliminates any other impurities within the original material that were part of the Micronized particle. The end product is a material that is not only smaller in size but also of higher purity.
With the particles being so tiny, they form a greater surface area, over 1250 times greater than a micronized process, which increases the efficiency of absorption. The particles are so small they easily pass through cell membranes, allowing assimilation straight into the bloodstream.
The smaller the particles of any substance, the easier it is to be absorbed. Your skin, digestive tract and under your tongue contain membranes that are selective in what they let through. Acting like tiny filters, only the smallest of particles will be absorbed straight away. NANO Technology allows this to happen. Quicker digestion and faster utilization is a certainty with ASN’s NEW revolutionizing NANO-Creatine. Higher Purity, Once you have processed the creatine using NANO Technology, you create an even purer creatine. The more pure the creatine the less solvents and impurities it will contain.
No Stomach Cramps and Upsets, You have probably noticed that when you mix creatine monohydrate most of the particles will sink straight to the bottom of the glass. These undissolved particles cause you to have stomach discomfort. With micronized Creatine being of smaller particles, some creatine dissolves but most stays suspended and then after the particles settle to the bottom. The bio-availability of creatine has always been a concern. Even though it has a lot of health and performance enhancing benefits, the raw manufactured material is fairly large on a pharmacokinetic scale and it is not very soluble in liquid. Its solubility in room temperature water is around 1.4% and the raw material particle sizes vary from 100-500 microns in size. Because of this, oral consumption of creatine has caused adverse side effects. Scientific studies have been done on the pharmacokinetics (the study of the absorption, uptake, distribution, metabolism and excretion of substances introduced into the body) of micronised creatine powder and it was found that only 0.2-3% of the creatine ingested was absorbed over a 90 minute period.
Use 1/2 as much as Micronized Creatine, With NANO Creatine because of its small particle size you get 100% bio-availability with no side effects! 100% of the NANO Creatine you take will be absorbed into your body. That’s to say if you spend $80 for 500g of NANO Creatine, 500g will be absorbed and utilised by your body. More than double the amount when compared to 2kg of the standard variety. NANO Creatine is more efficient, of higher purity and more cost effective when it comes to comparing it with Micronized Creatine.
Take 1 serving 15 min before exercise.
Increase Muscle Mass:
1 serving 15 min before and straight after exercise. A loading phase is optional.
30 DAY RETURNS
30 Day Returns!
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• You can return both opened and unopened product (see below for details)
For up to 30 days from the day that you place your order, you can take advantage of our returns, even if you just change your mind!
Please note, this policy does not relate to items that are damaged in transit, lost or incur an issue beyond your control. In situations like these, we will either refund, credit or send a replacement to you without delay. Our 30 day returns is for your peace of mind if you don’t like the product, or simply change your mind.
For any unopened product, just ship the item back and we will refund or replace that item! You can obtain a refund, store credit or product exchange to the same value. Just let us know within 30 days from the date of your order.
For any opened product (members only), we understand that trying new supplements sometimes carries some uncertainty. Perhaps you’re not sure about a new flavour, or you just bought the wrong product. So if you’re not happy with your purchase within 5 scoops (or 5 serves) and 30 days from the date of purchase, you can send it back for a full money-back guarantee! The purchase must have been made when you had an active membership.
Please note that if your item was purchased as an advertised discounted shortdated item, the above time frames are limited to 14 days. Shortdated items are heavily discounted items due to a sooner expiry date.
If however there was any issue in receiving your order (for example, if your order was lost or damaged in transit) – don’t stress! Just contact us and we’ll fix things up for you.
Simply contact us by email, phone, chat or visit us in-store to arrange a return. Our returns policy is subject to our standard terms and conditions.
Whenever a problem is incurred that is not your fault, we will be happy to arrange return shipping (if applicable) and the shipment of any replacement goods to you to avoid any further cost and inconvenience. All you need to do is contact us so we can jump on it as quickly as possible.
Here’s what we will do in certain situations:
– Your item has been damaged/lost in transit (we’ll replace it)
– Incorrect goods received (although rare, we’ll ship off the correct item)
– A problem with the actual product or anything else (we’ll do what is necessary to fix things for you!)
So we can fix things quickly for you, please let us know of any issues within 48 hours of receiving your goods. In certain situations we may ask for a photograph (for example if the product is damaged in transit, so we can take it up with the delivery company to avoid future issues).
If you do receive an incorrect product, please do not open the actual product so we can arrange a resolution quickly.
In a nutshell, we work really hard on keeping you happy. So if a problem arises, just contact us and we’ll do our very best to fix it!
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