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best time to take pre/wo stack

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2011/03/24 11:03:55 (permalink)

best time to take pre/wo stack

i have bought some products, beta alanine,taurin,aakg,creatine and was wondering the best time to take them out of these options
 
i have a banana 40 mins before my workout and 1 scoop whey 20 mins before
 
1, take with protein
2, on there own dierectly before gym
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    Tuffy
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    Re:best time to take pre/wo stack 2011/03/24 11:08:50 (permalink)
    I take my beta alanine 10 minutes before training then in my PWO shake.
     
    3g 10 minutes before, 2g PWO.
     
    I think the creatine would be best taken in the same way but at different doses. I am not familiar with the other supps but it seems sensible to get them all in at the same time.
     
    I use no added sugar cordial because they can taste a bit rank.
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    Re:best time to take pre/wo stack 2011/03/24 11:55:45 (permalink)
    aakg is in most the pre w/o supps you buy, its one of the "main" pump ingrediants
     
    i was going to take 2g before 2g after of b/a
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    Re:best time to take pre/wo stack 2011/03/24 11:58:54 (permalink)
    bulldog dave

    aakg is in most the pre w/o supps you buy, its one of the "main" pump ingrediants

    i was going to take 2g before 2g after of b/a

    3g before and 2g after is what James told me to do when I purchased a diet from him.
     
    Not sure on the aakg then, does it not advise on the packaging? Most pre WO supps suggest 30-45 minutes before training. Well Jack3d and NO Xplode do anyway.
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    Re:best time to take pre/wo stack 2011/03/24 12:45:39 (permalink)
    i bought these ingrediants from a bulk supplier
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    Re:best time to take pre/wo stack 2011/03/24 12:58:03 (permalink)
    Tuffy

    I take my beta alanine 10 minutes before training then in my PWO shake.

    3g 10 minutes before, 2g PWO.

    I think the creatine would be best taken in the same way but at different doses. I am not familiar with the other supps but it seems sensible to get them all in at the same time.


    Both of these supps are not 'pre-wo' supps and will not help you during the following session.
     
    Creatine taken around training may help you to absorb more however just doing some training in the day will help this and there is no need to take it close to training.
     
    There is no reason to take BA before or around training.
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    Re:best time to take pre/wo stack 2011/03/24 13:21:09 (permalink)
     
    Take at anytime during the day..
     
    Most important thing is to take them daily :)
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    Re:best time to take pre/wo stack 2011/03/24 13:24:42 (permalink)
    iaink
    Both of these supps are not 'pre-wo' supps and will not help you during the following session.

    Creatine taken around training may help you to absorb more however just doing some training in the day will help this and there is no need to take it close to training.

    There is no reason to take BA before or around training.

    Fair enough Ian, as I said it was what was laid out for me in my diet by James.
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    Re:best time to take pre/wo stack 2011/03/24 18:41:33 (permalink)
    Tuffy.
     
    As long as you are consistently taking the creatine and beta alanine, timing doesn't necessarily matter.  Simply take it when is convenient for yourself.
     
    I would take taurine and AAKG pre/post workout as suggested.

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    Re:best time to take pre/wo stack 2011/03/25 00:03:50 (permalink)
    Take your taurine and aakg around 45 mins before your workout, on an 'empty stomach' preferably to aid fast absorbtion. Then have your protein and banana 15 mins later / about 30 mins before your workout. Bearing in mind what Iain said above, you can take you creatine and some BA along with your aakg and taurine for convenience (I tend to stack my sups togethe rlike that as I'd have a tendency to forget to take my creatine etc at other times of the day).
     
    I always found arginine worked best when I was well hydrated so make sure your dirnking plenty of water. Also avoid taking caffeine or other stimulants (you didn't say if you did or not) as these tend to counter the effects of the arginine.
     
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    Re:best time to take pre/wo stack 2011/03/25 04:47:42 (permalink)
    when i tried something similar i just had the creatine and ba with the taurine and aakg etc 30 minutes before training for convenience like osagi says above
     
    beta-alanine you will probably need to take 2/3 servings daily. 4.5g is what i recall reading is 'optimal' ie. any higher is unnecessary. more than 1.5g at a time can cause uncomfortable tingles, so 3x1.5g is usually good. depending on your tolerance you could do 2 doses at just over 2g each

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    Re:best time to take pre/wo stack 2011/03/25 23:44:58 (permalink)
    cheers guys,
     
    osagi- i dont take any caffeine
     
    wilks- im already taking 5g of these 2 products pre w/o surely i dont need anymore
     
    kaldog- im taking 4g of b/a already
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