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Postby Gordz » Mon Apr 06, 2009 1:44 pm

who's used it? thoughts?

I've started taking it in the last couple of days with the new housemate. We're taking this stuff and killing ourselves on the gym, and the next morning there is absolutely 0 muscle soreness, despite going to the point where we simply can't lift any more during the session.
Aussie Male, 26, 194cm.

Start date: 12/8/2013
Highest - 144.8kg

Current - 141.3kg

Goal - 110kg

3.5kg lost

31.3kg to go
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Re: creatine

Postby SarahC » Mon Apr 06, 2009 5:41 pm

I have read about it but never really considered taking it. My understanding was that it makes your muscles appear larger by causing them to hold on to extra water. I went "fluid retention.... aaarrrgggh" and stopped reading and haven't really considered it since. That's kind of cool that you're muscles aren't sore. Sounds like you're working hard :wink: (which is what I should be doing, in fact, leaving right now lol)
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Re: creatine

Postby Gordz » Wed May 27, 2009 11:34 pm

just read up some more on this stuff, it actually draws water to the muscles and helps the muscle synthesize with the water, reducing lactic acid considerably... works for me! water weight meh... don't really care, i prefer not waking up sore so I can do it all the next day!

$39 a tub though :S
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Start date: 12/8/2013
Highest - 144.8kg

Current - 141.3kg

Goal - 110kg

3.5kg lost

31.3kg to go
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Re: creatine

Postby luke » Mon Sep 28, 2009 5:58 pm

I have some in the protein shake i take 2/day, im not in pain the next day anymore just a slight numb feeling which is easy to live and workwith (i do a manual labour job).
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Re: creatine

Postby grant lofthouse » Wed Aug 04, 2010 12:49 pm

Ey man, in the end creatine may help. I personally didnt find much benefit. I had tried nearly everything to come to the conclusion that supplements dont work and are a waste of money.

Whats going to give you results is training, food and recovery. I wouldnt rely on creatine to transform your body.

Also buddy keep your sessions to 45minutes. At 45min our testosterone levels drop dromatically and cortisol takes over. Cortisol is a hormone that eats our muscle and increase our body fat storage.


Keep up good work
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