What do you guys think is the best low sugar (if any) creatine?
- 09-12-2007, 05:14 PM
- 09-12-2007, 05:18 PM
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I'd go with micronized creatine monohydrate. Can't be the price and there is no sugar in it.
- 09-12-2007, 05:45 PM
09-12-2007, 06:02 PM
I used to add like 2 heaping teaspoons of dextrose to mono. I now use Controlled Labs Green Magnitude. I dont like how i feel all crappy during a workout from the dextrose. go check out Green Magnitude creatine. I think its a very effective creatine that gives less bloating than mono.
09-12-2007, 06:04 PM
MAN Sports Clout is probably the best fittin option IMO.
09-12-2007, 06:12 PM
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09-12-2007, 08:06 PM
To TS: speaking of CEE, people have mixed feeling about it, but I like it. You can get it dirt cheap in bulk but it tastes like crap, or you can get ALRI's capsules, which are actually pretty inexpensive. People have been talking about Green MAG, which is a very good product, but a little more expensive.
I don't know if you are asking about low sugar creatines because your scared of sugars, or if you are diabetic or something, but Monohydrate with dextrose or another fast carb causes the biggest gains IMO. Remember that dextrose has its own positive effect on growth, and if you take it post workout, you body is in a hormonal enviroment that is more indicative to muscle growth than becoming fat.
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