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Feeling Sick. Protein Shake Time?


#1

Ok within 3 hours after taking Surge I STILL feel very sick to my stomach. Does anyone else have this problem?

Also, on the flip side, when is a good time to take a protein shake; before workout, after my dose of Surge and creatine (which itself is after the workout), or before bedtime?


#2

Ok about 4 hours have passed and I am still sick to my stomach


#3

Did you eat anything after?


#4

[quote]howie424 wrote:
Ok within 3 hours after taking Surge I STILL feel very sick to my stomach. Does anyone else have this problem?

Also, on the flip side, when is a good time to take a protein shake; before workout, after my dose of Surge and creatine (which itself is after the workout), or before bedtime?[/quote]

A protein shake is just a convenient source of protein…use it whenever you’d like some protein.

Try eating a meal which coincides with your physique goals within 45 minutes-1.5 hours after taking your Surge.


#5

[quote]howie424 wrote:
Ok within 3 hours after taking Surge I STILL feel very sick to my stomach. Does anyone else have this problem?

Also, on the flip side, when is a good time to take a protein shake; before workout, after my dose of Surge and creatine (which itself is after the workout), or before bedtime?[/quote]

I’d passout if I didn’t have a meal within an hour of my Surge.

Try eating something.


#6

[quote]conorh wrote:
Did you eat anything after?[/quote]

Very good question.

It’s four hours after your workout and you haven’t eaten? There’s a problem right there.

Also, make sure you mix it with enough water. I usually use about 32 ounces of water (a full nalgene bottle) for two scoops.

[quote]howie424 wrote:
when is a good time to take a protein shake; before workout, after my dose of Surge and creatine (which itself is after the workout), or before bedtime?[/quote]
If it’s a choice between only those times, I’d go with right before bed; Before your workout being a second choice, if size is your primary goal.


#7

I ate about an hour after my Surge and that didn’t really help, I felt sick until bedtime. I’ll try it again tomorow after I workout with a bigger meal and see what happens. Is it ok that I mix my Biotest Creatine with my Surge and take together after my workout?

As for the protein shake I think I’ll pound one of them before my workout. Sometimes I don’t have enough time in my afternoons to eat a good meal before my workout.


#8

Also, with this Biotest creatine, is taking 4-5 scoops at one time for the loading phase just the same as takin 4-5 scoops throughout the day?


#9

Are you using Creatine now?

If so, it may be cause of your issue since it makes some people a little queazy.


#10

[quote]howie424 wrote:
Also, with this Biotest creatine, is taking 4-5 scoops at one time for the loading phase just the same as takin 4-5 scoops throughout the day?[/quote]

Wow… no, it’s totally not the same. If you’re tossing 20-25 grams of creatine into your Surge, it’s no wonder you’re not feeling well. That high a dose is an absolute invitation to “gastric upset” (a technical term for feeling like you’re gonna have a case of Crea-zuma’s Revenge.)

Dude, labels aren’t just for making the bottle look pretty. They do have some sorta useful information on them.

[i]RECOMMENDED USE FOR LOADING: As a dietary supplement, over a five-day period, take one scoop (5 g) four or five times per day.

RECOMMENDED USE FOR MAINTENANCE: As a dietary supplement, take one scoop (5 g) per day, preferably after training.[/i]


#11

Berardi has advised people to eat solid food as much as possible, barring pre,peri,&post workout.

And I agree with everyone else about eating approximately an hour after the Surge PWO.


#12

[quote]Chris Colucci wrote:
howie424 wrote:
Also, with this Biotest creatine, is taking 4-5 scoops at one time for the loading phase just the same as takin 4-5 scoops throughout the day?

Wow… no, it’s totally not the same. If you’re tossing in 20-25 grams of creatine into your Surge, it’s no wonder you’re not feeling well. That high a dose is an absolute invitation to “gastric upset” (a technical term for feeling like you’re gonna have a case of Crea-zuma’s Revenge.)
i][/quote]

I never said that i take 5 scoops at one time, I was just asking. I only took 1 with my Surge, AND I ate an hour after it ok.

For the loading phase of creatine what is something I can take it with?


#13

[quote]howie424 wrote:
I never said that i take 5 scoops at one time, I was just asking. I only took 1 with my Surge, AND I ate an hour after it ok. [/quote]
You said you didn’t feel good after taking your Surge and creatine. Then you asked about taking 4-5 servings at once. I figured they were related, but sorry for the misunderstanding.

Warm water will be fine. If you’ve decided to load (which I usually don’t see as necessary, but plenty of folks do), I’d rather not add 80 grams of sugar/320 calories to my daily intake. That’s four 4-ounce servings of grape juice.


#14

Oh don’t worry about the misunderstanding, I should have been more specific. As for the loading, I heard that that is the most important part?


#15

[quote]howie424 wrote:
Oh don’t worry about the misunderstanding, I should have been more specific. As for the loading, I heard that that is the most important part?[/quote]

You heard wrong.

Loading doesn’t make a difference in the long run.


#16

Ok I’m taking my 1 scoop of Surge/1 scoop of Creatine, and after a few seconds of drinking my first gulp I felt sick to my stomach…