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    That seems about right.
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    So that would mean supplements containing like 5-10g of creatine per serving could be used at 1/2 scoop servings? Such as sizeon/cellmass, etc.. (of course everything else will be split in half too, but creatine is the main component of these)
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    Some good sources to corroborate the theory. Sounds well thought out to me.
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    yea. thats y i buy creatine mono and most of my supps are only pure products and mix as i choose. like beta-alanine ibcaa ect..
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    2g a day o.0 thats so low but i would feel much safer taking 2g/day over 10g
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    Quote Originally Posted by tnubs View Post
    2g a day o.0 thats so low but i would feel much safer taking 2g/day over 10g
    Why safer? Creatine is not a dangerous substance as far as i know.
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    Quote Originally Posted by srocco112 View Post
    Why safer? Creatine is not a dangerous substance as far as i know.
    for your kidneys
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    i have had kidney problems from creatine, my uncle has, and my friend has. mine was just sharp pain. my uncle peed out blood for a week, my friend had 2 kidney stones. they both used it straight, 10g for a year though. i prefer to cycle it every other month or so. seems to me 2g is low, i always do 5g after loading phase. i get sharp pains in my kidneys around day 5 of creatine use so now i make sure to drink aaaalllllot of water (about 2 gallons daily). anybody try 2g a day??? im curious how this works compared to 5g. i always thought 5 was max, anything else is a waste and is only hurting you. any thoughts?
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    Quote Originally Posted by R1balla View Post
    i have had kidney problems from creatine, my uncle has, and my friend has. mine was just sharp pain. my uncle peed out blood for a week, my friend had 2 kidney stones. they both used it straight, 10g for a year though. i prefer to cycle it every other month or so. seems to me 2g is low, i always do 5g after loading phase. i get sharp pains in my kidneys around day 5 of creatine use so now i make sure to drink aaaalllllot of water (about 2 gallons daily). anybody try 2g a day??? im curious how this works compared to 5g. i always thought 5 was max, anything else is a waste and is only hurting you. any thoughts?
    that would scare me if i had pain from creatine. i take 5 grams 3 times a week (workout days)
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    Quote Originally Posted by R1balla View Post
    i have had kidney problems from creatine, my uncle has, and my friend has. mine was just sharp pain. my uncle peed out blood for a week, my friend had 2 kidney stones. they both used it straight, 10g for a year though. i prefer to cycle it every other month or so. seems to me 2g is low, i always do 5g after loading phase. i get sharp pains in my kidneys around day 5 of creatine use so now i make sure to drink aaaalllllot of water (about 2 gallons daily). anybody try 2g a day??? im curious how this works compared to 5g. i always thought 5 was max, anything else is a waste and is only hurting you. any thoughts?
    according to the article. 2g is what you lose ed. so if you take 5, its unnecessary.
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    People have been over doing it with creatine for years.

    The maintenance dose for creatine is 0.029g/kg.

    Whoever thought they could put a blanket statement on something and say "take 5 grams per day" was short sighted.

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    Quote Originally Posted by UNCnate View Post
    People have been over doing it with creatine for years.

    The maintenance dose for creatine is 0.029g/kg.

    Whoever thought they could put a blanket statement on something and say "take 5 grams per day" was short sighted.
    I believe it was companies selling creatine and it's great for moving product. It's just like protein. Every actual study that I've seen always talks about ingesting anywhere from 1-2 Grams/KILO of BW but ever since I've joined the boards I only see people talking about 1-2 grams/LBS of BW.
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    This sounds good to me. I have recently started to learn that sometimes more is not necessary. If we follow this protocol we can save our selves money and possible health issues.

    Great information. I am not taking creatine at this time, but I will experiment with this on next cycle through.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AnthonyIOSOS View Post
    This sounds good to me. I have recently started to learn that sometimes more is not necessary. If we follow this protocol we can save our selves money and possible health issues.

    Great information. I am not taking creatine at this time, but I will experiment with this on next cycle through.
    thanks, also im on creatine now in pct. 2g seems to be working great after the loading
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    Dam glad I saw this!!! Order Creatine From primordial performance… I was going to just do the protocol loading of Creatine- Since I have read this I am going to try it … I was going to have a log “Called Going Back to the Basics” using Primordial Performance Products… The log is to see if using the basic Supps you can gain Mass with a good diet!!! Great thanks for the read! Look for my log starting this FridaY

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    Quote Originally Posted by islandmagic View Post
    Dam glad I saw this!!! Order Creatine From primordial performance… I was going to just do the protocol loading of Creatine- Since I have read this I am going to try it … I was going to have a log “Called Going Back to the Basics” using Primordial Performance Products… The log is to see if using the basic Supps you can gain Mass with a good diet!!! Great thanks for the read! Look for my log starting this FridaY

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    sounds good man. a tub of creatine mono from primordial arrived at my door today. Its pure as hell and 200 servings of 5g. so well over a year and half at 2-2.5g a day. send me a pm with your log m8
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    Nono, that's bull****! You need pre- post- and intra creatine intake! 10gr a day is good! Swole pumps, brodawg!

    I've been saying 2-5 gr a day is fine for years now, and no one paid any attention. My vagina is feeling sandy.
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    hahaha awesome. everywhere i have read is 5g daily. now a random site says 2g. whats the proof than in 5g dosage, the other 3g turns into creatinine?
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