Thread: dextrose? how much?
09-14-2003, 03:43 PM #1Junior Member
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dextrose? how much?
I just bought my first bag od dextrose, the only thing now is , how much do i put in for my post workout shake, the serving size is 1.25 tsp, how much do u guys put in there
09-15-2003, 10:07 AM #2
I usually put in 35g of dextrose and 25g of maltodextrin. If you are only using dextrose, use about 60g.
09-15-2003, 11:19 AM #3Junior Member
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how many teaspoons would equal 60 grams?
09-15-2003, 05:26 PM #4
I hear it is about a third of a cup(75 g of carbs) of dextrose post workout and then another 75 g's of complex carbs from solid food an hour or two after that to replenish glycogen levels. www.1fast400.com has cheap dextrose and NOW brand is really good in that it makes the Post workout shake tast SOOO sweet!!!
09-15-2003, 06:22 PM #5
half cup is 50 grams, Big texan and I went through this in a previous thread
09-16-2003, 05:30 PM #6
Abstrack this always confuses me with regards to food. Like when they list a food portion in oz is it the volume in oz or weight in oz? I am assuming it is weight....
I remember when I had supplement direct's dextrose it said 1/3 of a cup equaled 75 g of carbs, what is the deal?
09-16-2003, 08:31 PM #7Originally Posted by AbsolutelyLethal
that was a misprint on the label, I have the same old tub.
09-17-2003, 08:32 AM #8
So did you make a mistake on your calculations then? If 1.25 teaspoons is 4 grams of carbs then a half cup is 75 grams of carbs as 0.5 cups is 24 teaspoons and 24 X 4 = 76.....
09-17-2003, 11:07 AM #9Originally Posted by AbsolutelyLethal
09-17-2003, 11:30 AM #10
one 30g scoop of protein is equal to 30g of dextrose
09-17-2003, 02:10 PM #11
We both must be dumbasses though because my math is off and we didnt notice it. For some reason I said 24 X 4 is 76 which is WRONG!! Wrong calculations and wrong coversion...Whoops....
Yes it is 24 teapsoons but its 1.25 teaspoons to 4 grams of dex or simplfied 1 teaspoon to 3.2 grams of dex.
So really its 24 times 3.2 which is 76.8....
Originally Posted by lethalppl
09-17-2003, 02:22 PM #12
[QUOTE=AbsolutelyLethal]We both must be dumbasses though because my math is off and we didnt notice it. For some reason I said 24 X 4 is 76 which is WRONG!! Wrong calculations and wrong coversion...Whoops....
Ya i was trying to agree with you so you would look like only stupid lethal Jk. Hey in good note we where only off by 20. that not bad considering it about 25% of total amount we sadi lol. Lethals rule no matter if we can not add.
09-17-2003, 08:31 PM #13Originally Posted by AbsolutelyLethal
do a search for big texan's thread, i cant not remember the calcs and how we came to a decison in the thread. I just remeber what we came to and what Swole Cat also told me.
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