Creatine Question

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  1. orangespider

    orangespider This is the title that appears beneath your name o

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    I just started taking creatine, and usually i will dump a teaspoon into a gatorade bottle and bring it to the gym with me. I usually play some basketball before working out so the creatine is sitting in the gatorade for 1/1.5 hours before i take it pre-workout.

    Is there anything wrong with letting it sit for so long?

    and is drinking it when i do, as effective as drinking it right after mixing?
     
  2. TheMustafa

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    i usually put it in a shot glass, add a little water, and knock it back. i wouldnt just let it sit in solution for a few hours.
     
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    I remember reading somewhere that you should drink it soon after you mix it. I always drink it right away after I make it so I have never had to worry about it.
     
  4. TheMustafa

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    that may have been true moreso with the monohydrate vs. cee; esterified compounds should be more stable.

    in any case, i'd still shoot it.
     
  5. Baked

    Baked Harm none - do what thou will.

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    water breaks the creatine down, or so i've heard. i always just throw it in, shake it up and gulp it down. no sitting,
     
  6. Fabian

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    I snort it. True story.
     
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