I’m fairly new to lifting and recently read a few articles on creatine but each article said something different. Should creatine be taken before or after a workout.
There is no universally accepted rule. If you want to cover all your bases, just do both pre and post. If I’m not mistaken, CT advocates this.
http://www.tmuscle.com/free_online_article/sports_body_training_performance_bodybuilding_supplements/supplementation_for_newbies there is the article link where you can read what he says. Granted it is older but it’ll still work I would recommend Spike too over Powerdrive unless you can’t handle it.