Creatine

Discussion in 'Supplements' started by Frizzer, Sep 11, 2019 at 3:52 PM.

  1. Frizzer

    Frizzer

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    Any thoughts/comments on using creatine powder for the first time?

    Cheers.
     


  2. deano110

    deano110 Competitor

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    Use the standard creatine monohydrate (it's the most researched), 5g per day per day, timing doesn't matter but if you're already using any shakes (e.g. pre or post training shakes) then it would make sense to add it with that to prevent forgetting to have it. No need for a loading phase.
     
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  3. ChrissyJ

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  4. ChrissyJ

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    As above 5g a day. Get the cheapest as it's all the same.
     
  5. pooley1810

    pooley1810 Moderator

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    Ever heard the phrase
    If you've got nothing constructive to say
    Dont say anything
     
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  6. BustaNutt

    BustaNutt The white Mr Motivator Full Member

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    Lol in fairness that was one of the few times I found Lee’s comment quite funny. Not much you can say constructively about creatine is there? Take it. Don’t take it. If your diet’s on point I’d say it’s next to useless.
     
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  7. noel

    noel Top Contributor

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    acts as a mild GDA if used intra...so some benefit...for the price 5g a day is well worth it. 1kg tub lasts 200 days..
     
  8. Simon

    Simon Administrator

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    It's been proven in research to help but nothing that you're going to notice much at the time. I use it at 5g/day as it's cheap and can't see any downsides. As has already been said, start off with Creatine Monohydrate and only look at the different types if you have stomach issues.
     
  9. BustaNutt

    BustaNutt The white Mr Motivator Full Member

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    Yeah fair enough. If you’re an athlete or a competitor then it’s a no-brainer. I just play down it’s effectiveness because some newbies seem to think it’s going to turn them into Arnie.
     
  10. noel

    noel Top Contributor

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    it will LOL
     
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  11. BustaNutt

    BustaNutt The white Mr Motivator Full Member

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    Yeah but we can’t let THEM know that! ;)
     
  12. BustaNutt

    BustaNutt The white Mr Motivator Full Member

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    Welllll, this thread has convinced me to give this stuff a go again. Wish me luck chaps...
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  13. LeeDaLifter

    LeeDaLifter Pre-workout Representative Full Member

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    If @pooley1810 don't like what ur saying, he will remove ur posts haha

    @Fatbrah …. be careful bro
     
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