According to the writeup from ALRI's N' Gorge
“Mitochondrial creatine transport was to a significant part dependent on the energetic state of mitochondria and was inhibited by arginine, and to some extent also by lysine, but not by other creatine analogues and related compounds.”
And this statement holds true whether , arginine-malate, or even AEE (arginine ethyl ester) is used in the formula! “Hmmm, no wonder I wasn’t getting any stronger or bigger on creatine/NO2 product ‘X, Y, or Z...I wasn’t even absorbing the freaking creatine!!”
Any info on this?
And if it is true, any way around it?