View Full Version : Starting creatine
03-25-2002, 04:34 PM
well ive decided to start using this ****, u guys have any suggestions other than the ones on the bottle? (take 4 spoons every day for the first 5 days, then 1 spoon per day after)
03-25-2002, 04:39 PM
Drink a sh*tload of water.
At least 8 glasses/day.
Otherwise you will get dehydrated.
03-25-2002, 04:50 PM
drink a ton of water, and make sure you keep lifting, dont overtake because it wont help. take about 45 minutes to an hour before you start (your first set)
03-26-2002, 06:40 PM
After your loading phase, then i would recommend taking 2 spoonfulls a day, this worked best for me. one before you workout and after. just make sure you are getting at least 5 grams of creatine per serving. and you should be drinking lots of water anyways.
03-26-2002, 07:00 PM
I have a two questions about this:
1. Is there such a thing as drinking too much water while on creatine? I drink around 2-3 gals a day and wanted to know if that is too much or any thoughts.
2. My skin has gotten all dried up since I started drinking so much water. What could that be?
03-29-2002, 02:55 AM
thanks for all your replies
another thing i heard is that creatine sorta bloats you up, is this in a good way or bad way?
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