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OscarLip
08-11-2002, 09:53 PM
Ok new to Creatine but I am considering taking it as alot have been praising it.

To those who have taken it has it helped you?

and.... what are the risk in taking it?

any other info would be great

Goin_Big
08-11-2002, 10:15 PM
I love it :thumbup:

Nobody can honestly say there are no long term effects as it hasn't been tested in the long term. But, none have been shown, so why worry right?

Drink tons of water, enjoy the benefits. If you're worried there might be side effects don't mess with it ya know. None of us have the right to tell you whether to take something or not :)

nightop
08-11-2002, 10:58 PM
here is a pretty good link for info > http://www.absolute-creatine.com/

A ucla med study (sorry i can't cite it directly) basically said 2 weeks on and 2 weeks off is ideal for creatine use... and no loading is necessary... as with many issues like this, there is considerable debate about "Loading" but the general consensus says no need to load.

Goin_Big
08-11-2002, 11:15 PM
Loading is a good way to waste money and pee alot :)