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    Best creatine/fish oil?


    Pretty much the only supplements I take. Everything else is just bull**** marketing. Sorry, it's the truth. Pretty sure Louis Cyr didn't chug some red, artificial sweetener infused concoction pre workout. I digress, anyone else take these two? If so, what's your brand and why?
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    I would say for a strongman like yourself, that white creatine would be awesome. I would just get my fish oil from eating fish sticks(Mrs. Paul's or Gorton's).

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    Not saying that supplements are by any means necessary but there are some that have evidence to be beneficial.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vj63 View Post
    I would say for a strongman like yourself, that white creatine would be awesome. I would just get my fish oil from eating fish sticks(Mrs. Paul's or Gorton's).
    Love the fish sticks comment. Lol. I use Anabolic Gardens for fish oil right now. High amounts of DPA/EPA. Is white creatine a brand?
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    As far as creatine goes I used to use the MP blend of creatine, but recently I switched to optimum's because it was cheap and still good quality

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    For the Omegas, I use iForce Fish Oil and Udo's Oil. For creatine, I use Creatine Mono. IMO no reason to use anything else. Plus it is also inexpensive.
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    Quote Originally Posted by veaderko View Post
    For the Omegas, I use iForce Fish Oil and Udo's Oil. For creatine, I use Creatine Mono. IMO no reason to use anything else. Plus it is also inexpensive.
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    I use IForce's Fish Oil with Mint to help combat the fish oil burps.

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    Crea-Trona is the end all be all of creatine. Nutraplanet has a blowout price on it atm.
    http://www.nutraplanet.com/product/r...-60-grams.html

    Fish oil choices are plentiful as well but, the iForce ones are a favorite of mine.

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    I just use SNS monohydrate most of the time for creatine. Used a couple tubs of Genomyx Creignite recently though and enjoyed them.

    For fish oil, I usually use CL Oximega but switch it up if I find a quality product on sale.

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    It doesn't appear that fish oil gets much better than Spring Valley Triple Strength fish oil. It's a higher quality product (Sundown Triple Strength) rebranded for Walmart's massive discount. NOW Ultra Omega 3 is decent as well.

    Anabolic Gardens makes a sad product. The iForce isn't much better. The CL Oximega is slightly better, though hardly extraordinary.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Strongman Ian View Post
    Pretty much the only supplements I take. Everything else is just bull**** marketing. Sorry, it's the truth. Pretty sure Louis Cyr didn't chug some red, artificial sweetener infused concoction pre workout. I digress, anyone else take these two? If so, what's your brand and why?
    http://www.orbitnutrition.com/cart/f...rea-trona.html I have used several creatines over the last 14 years. Some tend to bloat me more then others. I still say Mono is the best way to go. I found these couple yrs ago and now have them as my go 2 creatine. Fish oils I normally just grab some from local herb store.
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    Quote Originally Posted by packers6211 View Post

    http://www.orbitnutrition.com/cart/f...rea-trona.html I have used several creatines over the last 14 years. Some tend to bloat me more then others. I still say Mono is the best way to go. I found these couple yrs ago and now have them as my go 2 creatine. Fish oils I normally just grab some from local herb store.
    Check out nutras price on the powder. 9 bucks.

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    I currently take Anabolic Gardens. Do they use an inferior fish source? What makes Spring Valley and NOW better? Just curious.
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    More EPA & DHA, less junk oil (it's the EPA/DHA that are helpful, not the oil), lower price, and enteric coatings.

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    Creatine -bulk mono, whoever is cheapest

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    Creatine, look for creapure creatine monohydrate. I use Optimum Nutriton's. Fish Oil, I use Nutraplanets. They had a hell of a deal on the 1,000 cap bottle.
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    Bulk Mono, take 5g on workout days
    Aim for 2-3g of EPA/DHA .. i personally enjoy Oxi-Omega.
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    So many options OP. SNS sells a 1.2kg no frills Creatine Mono for very cheap.

    As for fish oil, bleh. Rather spend my money elsewhere
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    Optimum and Nutra require swallowing a ridiculous number of caps to get an effective dose, IIRC, really negating the cost benefit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KrisL View Post
    Optimum and Nutra require swallowing a ridiculous number of caps to get an effective dose, IIRC, really negating the cost benefit.
    Can you provide a breakdown of the daily cost of using NP's bulk caps versus the products you recommend as being superior, to illustrate that their is no cost advantage? I've done a few such comparisons and have always found the NP caps to be the best buy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Strongman Ian View Post
    Pretty much the only supplements I take. Everything else is just bull**** marketing. Sorry, it's the truth. Pretty sure Louis Cyr didn't chug some red, artificial sweetener infused concoction pre workout. I digress, anyone else take these two? If so, what's your brand and why?
    Any bulk creatine monohydrate. I usually buy the 1200 gram tub from SNS. The rest of your post is pretty ignorant, but hey, you're only short-changing yourself. But it's great how you think you know better than everyone else on the board.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chris223 View Post
    Can you provide a breakdown of the daily cost of using NP's bulk caps versus the products you recommend as being superior, to illustrate that their is no cost advantage? I've done a few such comparisons and have always found the NP caps to be the best buy.
    The frustrating part of your question is that I had a chart of all the fish oils in the All Fish Oils Created Equal? thread, but it was just deleted for some reason. If there's actualy a demand, I'll remake the table and make a thread for the information. Here's a sample:

    Name Caps/Dose Price/Dose List EPA Test EPA Coating Triglyceride
    Nutrigold Triple 2 $0.39 750 900 No
    Spring Val Triple 3 $0.35 647 Yes
    NOW Ultra 3 $0.37 500 650 Yes
    Sundown Triple 3 $0.80 647 730 Yes
    Anabolic Gardens 5 $2.08 360 No
    iForce 6 $0.75 300 No
    NutraPlanet 10 $0.35 180 No
    Optimum Nutrition 12 $0.90 160 Yes

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