Quick Overview of Creatine Gummies

Creatine gummies are a new and super convenient way to take creatine – a supplement proven to improve athletic performance, boost your cognitive ability, and positively impact your overall quality of life.

But do these gummies work? Are they tasty? Most importantly – are they safe?

Let’s take a closer look.

Do They Make Creatine Gummies?

Yes – they sure do!

Many brands of creatine gummies are available today despite this product being virtually brand new.

With that being said, different brands may have different ingredients (types of creatine) and flavors (natural and artificial), so you can find a variety that suits your needs. And, sure, the choices might be overwhelming, but we’ll try and help with that, too.

But first…

Who are Creatine Gummies For?

Creatine gummies are perfect for those who don’t like swallowing pills (there are creatine pills) or don’t want to deal with mixing a creatine powder. We all know that creatine monohydrate isn’t the easiest thing to mix.

Simply put, creatine gummies are a convenient and rather tasty way to supplement your diet with this essential naturally produced compound, making them a great choice for anyone looking for an easy and convenient way to improve their health and fitness.

Do Creatine Gummies Work?

Answering whether or not creatine gummies work is deceptively easy. The fact is, there are too many unknowns to give a definitive answer.

Creatine has indeed been proven to improve athletic performance and cognitive ability in numerous scientific studies. [1] However, it’s unclear if ingesting the compound via gummies yields the same effects as taking it in powder or even pill form.

Now, there’s no doubt gummies work. The real question is – how effective are they compared to the “real thing”?

On the one hand, there shouldn’t be any issues with a gummy format, as there are many other supplements in the same form. On the other, pure creatine powder and a gelatinous artificially colored and flavored bear certainly aren’t the same.

We’ll only know the answer once sufficient research is done. Until then, we can only guess based on subjective results.

Creatine Gummies vs. Powder

Comparing the two isn’t easy.

While they are very similar, and anecdotal evidence and experience tell us they’re both similarly effective, there are a few key differences.

For starters, creatine gummies are far more convenient and require no mixing or preparation, whereas powder requires some.

At the same time, there is virtually no research on gummies, while creatine powder is heavily backed by tons of research. While we are somewhat safe to assume they’re comparably effective, there’s still a need for concrete proof.

Also, pure creatine powder is rarely, if ever, accompanied by artificial sweeteners, colors, or added sugar, while some gummies certainly are.

And finally, gummies come at a slight premium compared to regular creatine powder, which is another thing to consider.

If you want to get a full breakdown of the comparison between creatine gummies and powder, we wrote a full article here.

Best Creatine Gummies

With that covered, let’s look at some of the most sought-after creatine gummies available.

SWOLY Creatine Gummies
SWOLY Creatine Gummies

SWOLY Creatine gummies are strawberry-flavored creatine monohydrate gummies.

The gummies come in a 150-pack, with a recommended dose being four gummies at a time.

Four gummies contain 5 grams of creatine and 2 grams of sugar, all amounting to 12 calories.

So, it’s tasty, but the trade-off is 7-10% of your daily sugar intake, which could be an issue if you’re on a strict diet.

The price is very good compared to other products on the market.

To learn more about the SWOLY gummies, you can read our full review.

Revive Creatine Gummies
Revive Creatine Gummies

Revive gummies are raspberry-flavored creatine HCL gummies, and two of these (the recommended dose) hold one gram of creatine HCL and 2.6 grams of sugar. The recommended dose is 15 calories.

While HCL is potent, 1 gram is on the lower end of the spectrum, meaning you’re probably better off with three or even four of these – depending on your weight.

That said, these are a bit too pricey and a bit too “sweet.”

Bear Balanced Creatine Gummies
Bear Balanced Creatine Gummies

Bear Balanced Creatine gummies are the first creatine gummies to hit the market.

Just like Revive, Bear Balanced relies on creatine HCL, and once again, just like Revive, two gummies amount to 1 gram of creatine HCL.

However, these two hold 2 grams of added sugar alongside 600 mg of protein, which is why they’re 24 calories.

Considering the dose, this one’s also expensive.

Should You Use Creatine Gummies?

There isn’t anything inherently wrong with creatine gummies. They’re tasty, convenient, safe, and they work. So, yes, you can use them.

However, be aware we don’t know for certain they’re as good as regular creatine powder.

With that in mind, I wouldn’t recommend gummies if you are all about optimizing your supplement regimen.

Creatine powder, like the one from MyProtein, is tried and tested over and over again, so it is fundamentally better for you.

It is also easier on the wallet than most gummies.

Conclusion

So, to sum up. Creatine gummies are great if you’re a fan of convenience and taste, but they come at an extra cost compared to regular creatine powder. Also, there is virtually no research on them.

Now that you know all that, you can decide if you want to give them a chance.

  1. Casey, A. & Greenhaff, P. L. Does dietary creatine supplementation play a role in skeletal muscle metabolism and performance? OUP Academic (2000). Available at: https://academic.oup.com/ajcn/article/72/2/607S/4729704?%C2%A0. (Accessed: 15th December 2022)
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