062: Is it true that we can’t absorb more than 1.5 grams of creatine at one time?
Masterjohn Q&A Files Episode 62
Is it true that we can’t absorb more than 1.5 grams of creatine at one time?
I don't think that's true. From what I looked at, it looked like the absorption of creatine was really, really good. I don't know if someone was arguing maybe that we don't retain more than that. But I think the retention of your muscles is going to be best with creatine if you take it post-workout and if you take it with carbohydrate to stimulate insulin. But on the whole, I think that the absorption and retention is good enough that it's more a matter of how fast will you get to peak muscular creatine than it is about where you get in the long-term.
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