I have a bunch of supps here - tell me when to take them.

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  1. C4

    C4 OT OG Aussie #1

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    I have the following:

    Whey Protein
    Myocytin - [a creatine supp]( http://www.myocytin.com/myocytin-specifications.php )
    BCAA's
    L-Glutamine

    I compete in olympic weightlifting, and i do not need to get bigger as i am staying in my current weight class, however i want to maximise recovery and strength.

    Everything i read seems to contradict each other in terms of when i should take it , and how much - so what do you guys think would be the best idea?
     
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    cavefish You ain't a crook son, you just a shook one

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    Take them all RIGHT NOW.

    What I do personally is take my creatine shit pre-workout, carbs and BCAA's post workout followed by a shake. Mix the glutamine in with the shake or BCAA's if you want.

    And of course use the whey whenever you need some extra protein.
     
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    C4 OT OG Aussie #1

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    The BCAA's / glutamine makes everything it mixes with taste like absolute SHIT which sucks, or it'd be easy to have creatine pre-workout - and then bcaa/glutamine/protein shake PWO, as it stands ill have to take 3 bottles with me :o
     
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    cavefish You ain't a crook son, you just a shook one

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    Weird, the glutamine I have is tasteless. What kind of bcaa's are they?
     
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    During the workout would be my best guess. That creatine product has a bunch of carbs, take plain creatine next time. Getting a 300 cal drink during your workout with a 2:1 carb to protein ratio would be a great starting point.

    Glutamine, BCAA and carbs during the workout will fight central fatigue and you'll get the creatine with carbs. I guess you should try different "versions" of your drink so that you can see what works best while still maintaining the 2:1 ratio at 300 cals.
    Maybe one week just creatine + whey, then creatine + BCAA + whey, then creatine + glutamine + whey and then everything. You'll be able to sort out what's not helping you and you'll save some $$ next time.
     
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    The bcaa, glutamine and carbs during training should delay central fatigue which would result in a better workout. I don't think the whey is all that necessary though, the studies I saw with them wanted to see the improvement in lean mass gain mainly.
     
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    as it stands, what i was doing was having the creatine,bcaa,glutamine in my drink bottle for pre and during training, then having my protein shake PWO, this is the simplest option for me i think, but i dont really want to get bloated or heavier as in an ideal world i need to keep the bf% as low as possible whilst keeping sub 77kg

    I only purchased the whey and bcaas/glutamine, the myocytin was just lying around from back a while ago when i started trying to put on weight
     
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    Seems like a plan. See how it goes but taking out bcaa or glutamine during a week and seeing how it goes could motivate you not to be one of them :o
     
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    C4 OT OG Aussie #1

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    "bSC Melibol" BCAA recovery.. supposed to be lemon flavour but i think dead mans anus is more accurate :barf:
     
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    :wavey: I so didnt know you were Aussie crew :o
     
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    :hs: i was the first and only OG aussie on OT
     
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    wow, joined in 2000 too :eek4:

    I didn't notice it either :o
     
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