Creatine: How much is too much??

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    Creatine: How much is too much??


    How much creatine is too much when working out heavy?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cary K View Post
    How much creatine is too much when working out heavy?
    Most people these days say that u only need 5 grams a day with no loading phase.

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    Drinking a whole kilo of creatine dissolved in water in a sitting might be too much.

    If you mean how much is enough before you're just wasting it, I would say 5g is about enough. I think this dose is supposed to give you enough and a little more just in case.

    Now, bear in mind if you're a huge beef and salmon eater, you might be getting enough in your diet. One pound of beef can supply 2g creatine, and 1lb of salmon can supply 4g creatine. I eat about 1lb of beef and 0.5lb of salmon daily, so I get around 4g like that. I know others who eat twice as much of the same meat, easily, than I do, so their needs are covered.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Torobestia View Post
    Drinking a whole kilo of creatine dissolved in water in a sitting might be too much.

    If you mean how much is enough before you're just wasting it, I would say 5g is about enough. I think this dose is supposed to give you enough and a little more just in case.

    Now, bear in mind if you're a huge beef and salmon eater, you might be getting enough in your diet. One pound of beef can supply 2g creatine, and 1lb of salmon can supply 4g creatine. I eat about 1lb of beef and 0.5lb of salmon daily, so I get around 4g like that. I know others who eat twice as much of the same meat, easily, than I do, so their needs are covered.
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    Ive tried both loading and just keeping it 5g/day and got same results, +4Ib
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    3-5 g is sufficient. My favorite forms are the tried and true monohydrate and magnesium creatine chelate.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cary K View Post
    Cool man, thanks. See of your profile that you like Death Metal...what are some of your fav bands?
    Old bands/albums like Morbid Angel, Autopsy, Monstrosity, Sentenced

    New bands like Krypts, Stench of Decay, Kerasphorus, Cruciamentum, Antediluvian
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    Quote Originally Posted by Torobestia View Post
    Old bands/albums like Morbid Angel, Autopsy, Monstrosity, Sentenced

    New bands like Krypts, Stench of Decay, Kerasphorus, Cruciamentum, Antediluvian
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