What is Dextrose Powder?
Dextrose is a simple sugar (monosaccharide) that is derived from corn starch. It acts quickly and is considered a very high glycemic index (GI) carbohydrate. Dextrose is a carbohydrate, carbohydrates contribute to the recovery of normal muscle function (contraction) after highly intensive and/or long-lasting physical exercise, leading to muscle fatigue and the depletion of glycogen stores in skeletal muscle. Glycogen levels are lowered from intense exercise, therefore if sports performance is your goal it’s important to fuel your body’s energy stores. Dextrose can be beneficial after a workout to replenish glycogen stores and aid recovery.
Benefits of Dextrose:
- A High GI complex carbohydrate.
- Ideal as a pre, intra or post workout shake.
- Create your own sports drink by combining with supplements such as Protein.
- 100% pure
- Amazing value
Who should take Dextrose Powder?
Dextrose is particularly popular with Bodybuilders, cyclists and tri athletes.
What can Dextrose be taken with?
Dextrose is a versatile supplement and can be used to create your own pre/post workout blend. It can be mixed with Whey Protein, Creatine, amino acids (e.g. Glutamine) etc to meet your requirements.
Add 25 - 50g of Dextrose Powder to your beverage of choice.
Dextrose is best taken Pre workout, Intra workout and Post workout.
This product is 100% Dextrose with nothing added or taken away.