Thread: Q about dextrose
12-23-2005, 10:07 PM #1Junior Member
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Q about dextrose
iim jus curious about dextrose, as the ppl who r on cutting diet use double the amount of dex as compare to protein in there PWO shake(i.e 40g pro/60-80g dex). As far as i know its white sugar,so is it necessary to take it in ur PWO shake?
12-24-2005, 01:17 AM #2
Yes I do. 40g Whey/80g dex and I am cutting. Not a necessity at all. I think it has worked pretty well for me...some believe in this and some believe any carb will suffice. All about preference and what works IMO.
12-24-2005, 04:28 AM #3Originally Posted by LILG
I began adding dextrose about 9 months ago. I really began SEEING the results from all of the work and growing much more. Over the last few months I have started losing leanness and vascularity: my washboard is gone. I attribute this to the extra caloric intake aded by the dextrose (I also think that I may be hyper-sensitive to carbs). The proportion that I had been using was 50g protein and 100g carb. I am experimenting now by reducing the carbs and may cut it back, because honestly, for me, if I had to make a choice of "big" vs. "cut" I would rather be cut.
The point of dextrose post-workout is that it metabolizes faster than regular sucrose and is, theoretically, better for recovery.
If you take creatine, it seems to act synergistically. I was unable to take it while before dextrose because it would make all my muscles cramp. With the dextrose the problem is alleviated.
In summary, whether to add dextrose, another sugar, and the amount really depend a lot on your goals, your age, and your body makeup.
Last edited by beenie; 12-24-2005 at 04:31 AM.
12-24-2005, 09:55 AM #4
It's all about the "open windows" people. PWO shakes are very important, get your carbs in. First meal of the day is an "open window" too.
12-24-2005, 01:14 PM #5
thnx fellas for the feedback
12-24-2005, 04:47 PM #6
Exactly what kind of dextrose supplement do you add to your post-workout shake? I have been taking in around 40g whey after training but I'm unsure exactly what to add to the shake for a dextrose supplement. Suggestions?
12-24-2005, 04:49 PM #7
I've seen dextrose supplements. They're cheap and the serving size is 4g. How much is necessary to add to the shake? I'm cutting right now.
Would CELL-Tech be an appropriate choice (even though it has creatine)?
Last edited by AIZ; 12-24-2005 at 04:52 PM.
12-24-2005, 05:56 PM #8
Plain old dextrose. Mine is 1 tspoon=5g dextrose. So...
12-24-2005, 06:08 PM #9Originally Posted by chest6
12-24-2005, 06:35 PM #10
I add 80g..which is 5 1/2 tablespoons. Mine is a 5lb bag from bulkfoods.com. I am cutting right now also.
12-24-2005, 10:53 PM #11
i bought mine from store call Sangsters(its a health food store).its Plain old dextrose in a box. i start wit 40g, is that the right amount to start wit ? as its too sweet
12-24-2005, 10:57 PM #12
I would do a pwo shake with the dextrose:whey ratio being 2:1
12-26-2005, 08:15 PM #13Junior Member
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I am attempted to try 50/50 ( dextro/malto) plus whey so the glucose support would be quick and slow release as well..so far I am using 50 gr whey, 100 gr dextro..today I felt dizzy,when I consumed the mix after the workout , I strongly believe related to an insulin thing due the dextro..
12-26-2005, 08:34 PM #14Originally Posted by beenie
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