- 11-28-2011, 01:20 PM
I have been taking some preworkouts etc for while. I had stomach issues etc, how long does it take for stomach to get back to normal. Been off for a few weeks and still have some effects..espicially in morning. Bloated stomach. If i take creatine mono i gain 5 pounds of water weight in a few days easy. And it bloats my stomach badly. Should i give it a little more time?
- 11-28-2011, 05:01 PM
i would. creatine can do it alone sometimes. Ive switched from mono to di creatine malate due to bloating issues.
11-28-2011, 05:12 PM
Yea. Im still bloating after eating. Its been over week since i stopped. Weight and strength still up so
Something tells me its still
11-28-2011, 07:54 PM
just take a pre workout that doesnt contain creatine
Performance Labs Product Specialist
11-28-2011, 10:46 PM
You can always just buy individual ingredients and create your own. Replace creatine mono with magnesium creating chelate, add some, , caffeine caps, citrullene malate, BCAAs, and you got a great pre that you can alter as needed. Or get a pre-workout without creatine mono and add MCC. Look into which has a good balance of nootropics.
Serious Nutrition Solutions rep
11-28-2011, 11:27 PM
11-29-2011, 04:50 AM
You mention you're having problems particularly in the mornings? Are you taking them on an empty or near empty stomach? Runs right through me if I make that mistake. With the bloating, In my experience, part of that can be attributed to trying to pound the pre-workout down too fast or using too much water.
11-29-2011, 11:25 AM
well i do drink alot of water. I usually never take on empty stomach. I just get gas pains when i wake up in the morning. About a week later I am still holding some water weight. I have to be. Weight still up and my stomach still feels bloated. I am going to stay off preworkouts for a while because seems they all upset my stomach. Hopefully that will help it out. BTW, how long does take some people to get the creatine and water weight out?
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