So what is the actual verdict on creatine supplements?

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  1. Shady VW

    Shady VW New Member

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    I used to cycle creatine a few years back in HS. I had pretty impressive gains with it, but I stopped using it because I'd heard as much about it being bad as I did about it being good.

    I currently supplement ON Whey protein and am thinking about starting up on creatine again but I wanted to get my facts straight about it.

    I also noticed that when I would cycle it, it seemed that my strength would drop back down noticably when I came off of it. Not like, back to where I started, but a noticable drop.

    So what's the verdict? Good? Bad? Worth it? Any side effects that aren't urban legends?
     
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    Be careful with those cycles of creatine , my friend got roid rage and ate his wife.




    (its fine)
     
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    cavefish You ain't a crook son, you just a shook one

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    It's fine, and theres really no need to cycle the shit
     
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    Any side effects from it though?
     
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    cavefish You ain't a crook son, you just a shook one

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    Wallet leanness especially with CEE.
     
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    Thanks guys.
     
  9. MaineSucks

    MaineSucks OT Supporter

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    assuming you drink a shitload of water every day (at least 1.5 gallons) creatine is a great supplement with great results
     
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    i don't get it, every thread you mention that creatine doesn't work for you, but... how is it that you came to this conclusion?
     
  11. Phineas Q Stork

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    i never noticed the slightest difference either
     
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    i'm assuming he took creatine and didnt respond to it


    happens, I have friends that don't respond to creatine
     
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    i'll let you know when i get mine :coold:
     
  14. Dr. Zoidberg

    Dr. Zoidberg the lovable tramp

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    it works great for me.. just make sure to drink lots of water
     
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    I never thought it helped me or was doing anything until i stopped using it (regular monohydrate). It seemd to really effect how long I could work out for and how hard.
     
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    i ordered mono :o
     
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