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Creatine

Creatine Monohydrate is usually associated with bodybuilding and explosive movements. It also happens to be a highly effective neuroprotective compound that is proven to maintain and restore cell membranes, reducing Calcium influx post injury, preventing inflammation and glutamate toxicity. We've added creatine to Concussion Pro 1 to help protect your brain pre and post impact.

To view the independent scientific research on Creatine, please click the links below.

IOM (Institute of Medicine). 2011. Nutrition and Traumatic Brain Injury: Improving Acute and Subacute Health Outcomes in Military Personnel. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

Kreider, R.B., Kalman, D.S., Antonio, J., Ziegenfuss, T.N., Wildman, R., Collins, R., Candow, D.G., Kleiner, S.M., Almada, A.L. and Lopez, H.L., 2017. International Society of Sports Nutrition position stand: safety and efficacy of creatine supplementation in exercise, sport, and medicine. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, 14(1), p.18

N-Acetyl Cysteine (NAC)

NAC directly combats the chemical damage that's happening in the brain for many hours after a head impact

These mechanisms include glutamatergic excitotoxicity, free-radical injury to cell membranes, electrolyte imbalances, mitochondrial dysfunction, inflammatory responses, apoptosis, and secondary ischemia from vasospasm.

To view the independent scientific research on NAC, please click the links below.

Amen DG, Wu JC, Taylor D, Willeumier K. Reversing brain damage in former NFL players: implications for traumatic brain injury and substance abuse rehabilitation. J Psychoactive Drugs (2011) 43(1):1–5.

Hoffer ME, Balaban C, Slade MD, Tsao JW, Hoffer B. Amelioration of acute sequelae of blast induced mild traumatic brain injury by N-acetyl cysteine: a double-blind, placebo controlled study. PLoS One (2013) 8(1):e54163

Comper P, Bisschop SM, Carnide N, Tricco A (2005) A systematic review of treatments for mild traumatic brain injury. Brain Inj 19 ((11)): 863–80.

Co-Enzyme Q10

Co-Enzyme Q10 is a powerful antioxidant that works in a very similar way to NAC and helps the body in aerobic cellular respiration. A process the body uses to generate 95% of all its energry.

In the brain, it prevents mitochondrial injury and apoptosis, or cell death, that can continue for an extended period of many hours after a concussive injury.

To view the independent scientific research on Co-Enzyme Q10, please click the links below.

Hershey AD, Powers SW, Vockell AL, et al. Coenzyme Q10 deficiency and response to supplementation in pediatric and adolescent migraine. Headache. 2007 Jan;47(1):73-80.

Orsucci D, Mancuso M, Ienco EC, LoGerfo A, Siciliano G. Targeting mitochondrial dysfunction and neurodegeneration by means of coenzyme Q10 and its analogues. Curr Med Chem. 2011;18(26):4053-64.

Beta Alanine

Beta Alanine is an amino acid that is a precurser to carnosine, an antioxidant that reduces neurodegeneration that stems from the inflammatory response of head trauma.

Having Beta Alanine in the supplement means that when your brain is injured and swollen, there won't be as much damage happening to your brain cells. Keeping them alive and healthy.

To view the independent scientific research on Beta Alanine, please click the links below.

Hoffman, J.R., Zuckerman, A., Ram, O., Sadot, O., Stout, J.R., Ostfeld, I. and Cohen, H., 2017. Behavioural and inflammatory response in animals exposed to a low-pressure blast wave and supplemented with β-alanine. Amino acids, 49(5), pp.871-886.

How CP1 Works

  • Increased Neural ProtectionPre-impact the brain cells in the brain can be either dehydrated and fragile or hydrated, spongey and more resilient to impacts. To help you maintain optimal hydration levels Concussion Pro 1 contains Creatine Monohydrate, a nutrient with properties that includes increasing water retention in the brain.
  • Faster Recovery From InjuryDHA, an Omega 3 fatty acid is a building block for the brain. Our bodies don't produce it and it's rarely found in a common healthy Western diet. Concussion Pro 1 includes DHA for its neuro-protective properties that are key for anyone who is taking regular low level wear and tear on the brain. This can help reduce concussive symptoms including headaches and sensitivity to light.
  • Greater Mental PerformanceThe ingredients contained in Concussion Pro 1 can be directly linked with greater mental clarity and cognitive ability. This is critical for tactical decision making and memory in the heat of the moment. It is also positively associated with improved reaction times due to reduced levels of inflammation in the brain.
  • Reduced Inflammation Post ImpactCells continue to die in the brain for many days post impact. As brain cells are initially damaged they then fail to regulate themselves and continue a process of further neural degeneration. Concussion Pro 1 provides powerful antioxidants and reduces the influx of glucose into the cells which minimises inflammation and cell death post impact.

Endorsed By The Elite of Boxing

Concussion Pro 1 sits down with Gavin McDonnell, WBC International super-bantamweight title holder as well as European & British super-bantamweight champion.

We discuss his career and the issue of concussion in boxing as well as why he would recommend Concussion Pro 1 to boxers and athletes around the world.

Andy Townsend

Central English & Commonwealth Super Featherweight Champion

Andrew Bulcroft

Trainer, Manager & Promoter at Steffy Bull Promotions

Robbie Barrat

Central English & British Lightweight Champion
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    • ELITE is a blend of high quality nutrients that have been independently proven to help protect, repair and enhance the brain. Includes: Omega 3 (DHA), Magnesium, Beta Alanine, Creatine Monohydrate... Read more.
    • Developed by sports nutritionists for professional athletes who need to maintain mental performance while taking heavy wear and tear on the brain from training, sparring and fighting.
    • Batch tested at the production facility to ensure purity, this product is free from contaminants that can cause drug test failures.
    • Endorsed by the UK MMA Federation as a supplement they recommend to athletes representing the United Kingdom.
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