so i just orderd a 5lb tub of ON's whey protein, and a 600g bottle of ON's creatine..
i mix my protein in a shaker bottle with just some milk.
should i just add the creatine in with the protein also? or take that seperate?
also on a side note: how much creatine should i take daily? i know some people say to "load" creatine, taking so much for so many weeks and stuff like that.. but then again, i have people tell me thats useless lol.
so which one in your opinion is correct? and how much is an okay amout daily?
EDIT: i take my protein after my workouts, if that matters on the creatine any. like if i do mix it with the protein.
Thread: when should i take my creatine?
07-30-2011, 05:55 PM #1
when should i take my creatine?
07-30-2011, 06:04 PM #2
- Join Date: Sep 2006
- Stats: 5'11", 178 lbs
- Posts: 8,787
- BodyPoints: 6920
- Rep Power: 19612
07-30-2011, 06:04 PM #3
- Join Date: Oct 2010
- Location: Forest, Virginia, United States
- Stats: 6'4", 255 lbs
- Posts: 7,990
- Rep Power: 95092
You can take creatine any time...some people use it pre, some post. Sometimes the mono powder can be a tad gritty...not in a major way, but enough that I know it's there and I don't like the texture it gives my protein shake...so I'll normally throw it in with some orange juice and take it pre-workout in kind of a shot.
Anywhere between 3-5g daily is the recommended dose. No need to load.ACSM Exercise Physiologist - Certified
07-30-2011, 06:12 PM #4
07-30-2011, 07:13 PM #5
07-30-2011, 07:14 PM #6
07-30-2011, 07:17 PM #7
- Join Date: May 2010
- Location: Illinois, United States
- Age: 25
- Stats: 6'3", 214 lbs
- Posts: 2,153
- Rep Power: 541
07-30-2011, 07:18 PM #8
- Join Date: Jul 2011
- Location: New Zealand
- Age: 24
- Stats: 6'2", 205 lbs
- Posts: 134
- Rep Power: 63
yep take it any time, i take around 4g of creating coz thats how much is in one scoop for me.
i sumtimes take it with the protein shake in the same shaker but i dread the taste so if i have the time ill pack them in 2 seperate shaker cups and just drink one, then drink the other, up to you really, just dont bother overloading on creatine, it wont really help, like others said in the last posts 3-5g of creatine is perfectTears Will Get You Sympathy,
Sweat Will Get You Results.
By CarlitosCache in forum SupplementsReplies: 5Last Post: 11-30-2010, 06:54 PM
By wakawakalj in forum SupplementsReplies: 10Last Post: 06-06-2010, 09:51 PM
By Dave210 in forum SupplementsReplies: 5Last Post: 07-15-2009, 02:50 PM
By fedale in forum SupplementsReplies: 1Last Post: 10-29-2006, 10:12 PM
By scarfacs23521 in forum Teen BodybuildingReplies: 8Last Post: 10-31-2003, 12:10 PM