How much strength do you lose after you stop taking creatine?

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  1. Mike Singletary

    Mike Singletary Member

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    While on creatine my reps always increase but the strength loss upon cesation happens between day 10-15 for me. I dont know the exact amount but Im sure I lose. Some lose much, some lose less.

    What about you??
     
  2. PozzSka

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    None...I don't think I get much out of creatine. Never have.
     
  3. Get Some

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    I never really know because I start creatine with PCT and stop at the start of another cycle
     
  4. JackD

    JackD Senior Moderators Staff Member

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    You won't notice much after stopping creatine, I don't think you'll loose anything either.
     
  5. AWARE72

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    From "Fitness the complete guide" text book for ISSA Fitness training course...


     
  6. dropshot001

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    i don't lose much strength, if at all
     
  7. pux888

    pux888 Oldschool Veteran

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    Dont think Ive ever noticed an issue loosing strength coming off of creatine...
     
  8. Bowhunter

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    AWARE72: Interesting information you found. I've never heard of Creatine Phosphate being used as a muscular energy source. I always thought it was the ATP the muscle uses for energy. The creatine (I always thought) only hydrated the muscle, making it larger and able to perform more work. Learn something new each day.
     
  9. DragonRider

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    I don't lose much in strength, but I can lose 1/2" off of my arms when I come off and my energy levels aren't as high.
     
  10. Demigod

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    I think any lose I have if any happens so slowly that I don't really notice it. On the other end however I can always feel it kicking in when I start back after a layoff.
     
  11. Deacon

    Deacon Old School Meso Vet

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    I dont lose strength coming off creatine
     
  12. IronSoul

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    I don't lose any strength,I just lose reps. I fatigue quicker without the extra creating stores. I adjust quickly though and mix my diet and timing up a bit to help with this.
     

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