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. Bodybuilders, cyclists and tri athletes often consume Dextrose.
Benefits of Dextrose:
- An excellent source of energy.
- 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.
- Ideal source of fast absorbing carbohydrates after a workout.
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.