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2011/04/02 23:07:15 (permalink)
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When to take supplements

I normally do my workouts at 11am (Weds, Sat & Sun).
I'm using whey protein, creatine and Glutamine.
When should I take these in relation to my workout schedule?
At the moment I take the creatine first thing in the morning, protein shake 30 mins before workout, dextrose within 20 mins of end of workout and glutamine before bed.

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    winder731
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    Re:When to take supplements 2011/04/02 23:12:07 (permalink)
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    I personally take around 40g of glutamine split over 5 times (with meals) throughout the day.
    Creatine in the AM same as you.
    Protein (powder or otherwise) every 3-4 hours.
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    Re:When to take supplements 2011/04/02 23:15:04 (permalink)
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    vital for your protein shake to be taken asap after your workout
     
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    Re:When to take supplements 2011/04/04 20:09:26 (permalink)
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    Take them at 6.35pm 
     
    lol, only jokin
    Whey, after workout and/or for breakfast. How much depends on your protein needs and how much you get from diet.
    Creatine 5g per day, take it when ever you want or as long as you want in any liquid, except for pee.
    Glutamine, take whenever you want, post workout 10-20g and/or pre bed 10/20g.
    Easy peasy!

       
       
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    Re:When to take supplements 2011/04/04 20:16:15 (permalink)
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    glutamine is best on an empty stomach
     
    have the whey and creatine postworkout in water :)
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    Re:When to take supplements 2011/04/04 23:00:03 (permalink)
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    Thanks for the replies, very helpful.
    A couple of you say take Glutamine of between 20mg to 40mg a day. The instructions on my container say a max of 5mg a day, any side effects in taking more than this?
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    Re:When to take supplements 2011/04/06 08:43:36 (permalink)
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    musclemal

    I normally do my workouts at 11am (Weds, Sat & Sun).
    I'm using whey protein, creatine and Glutamine.
    When should I take these in relation to my workout schedule?
    At the moment I take the creatine first thing in the morning, protein shake 30 mins before workout, dextrose within 20 mins of end of workout and glutamine before bed.


    i would take the glutamine on rising
    i would use the whey pwo with creatine

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    Re:When to take supplements 2011/04/07 10:33:34 (permalink)
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    musclemal

    Thanks for the replies, very helpful.
    A couple of you say take Glutamine of between 20mg to 40mg a day. The instructions on my container say a max of 5mg a day, any side effects in taking more than this?

     
    Do you mean grams not miligrams? 20 to 40mg is next to nothing! Generally take glutamine in split doses of around 10g each (more can make your stomach upset)
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    Re:When to take supplements 2011/04/07 11:39:41 (permalink)
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    Was going to post a thread like this myself, some useful info cheers.
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