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Best Time to Take Creatine and Glutamine?


#1

Hi all,
I was just wondering if there really are "BEST" times to take supplements. I just bought some creatine mono powder and glutamine powder. Is it ok to take both together with gatorade after a workout. Also can I take them just both in the AM to get it over with? I am a big fan of just taking supps all at once to take away fuss and hassle. Any help would be great!


#2

I don’t think it matters too much, creatine I would always take post workout just part of my routine. Glutamine is something that needs to build up in the body so just regularly taking it should suffice.


#3

Poloquin has said to take glutamine and BCAA (20-50 grams) throughout the workout. Leucine is a direct signal for protein synthesis and works in conjunction with the immediate workout training effect (mTorr I think). BCAAs can lower blood sugar though so I’d say carbs plus BCAAs after your first hard set maybe. I would CERTAINLY say BCAA’s peri workout.


#4

If taken in a pre workout drink they should enhance the pump ( glutamine especially)and slightly improve the workout.