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Old 04-01-2011, 03:40 AM   #5
Darryl Shaw
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Originally Posted by daniel doiron View Post
I dropped by a store to pick up monohydrate creatine and noticed on the back it stated to not take with caffeinated products.

My question is why?

Also wondering about timing. If I am say, having a coffee from 8:30am to 9:30am, then having breakfast at 10-10:30am and working out at 12:00noon, when should I be taking my creatine? Should it even be after the workout with my lunch at 1:15pm?
Creatine + caffeine can increase the risk of dehydration and may increase the risk of stroke.

International Society of Sports Nutrition position stand: creatine supplementation and exercise.

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