- Demand increases and supply-chain woes have led to a creatine shortage.
- One athlete said he’d seen prices for the muscle-building supplement triple in the past two years.
- Suppliers predicted the shortage and price hikes could remain until 2023.
Creatine, one of the most effective muscle-building supplements, has long been a cheap, reliable standby for boosting the fitness routines of bodybuilders, athletes, and fitness buffs.
But demand increases, supply-chain challenges, and transportation delays are creating a shortage, Justin Allen, the chief operating officer at Onnit, told Insider. Onnit is an Austin supplement seller that was acquired by