Dextrose is ideal whenever a fast and reliable source of energy is needed by the body. It also allows your body to replace used glycogen stores fast, provides an immediate release of energy and is widely considered one of the best post workout, high GI carbohydrates on the market.
Dextrose High Energy
Dextrose is a simple carbohydrate sugar. Dextrose is actually a type of glucose, which is a monosaccharide used by nearly every living organism as a source of energy. The primary function of this carbohydrate is the production of adenosine triphosphate, or ATP, which is the main energy source for the body's cells. Dextrose (and in turn Glucose) is the majority fuel source for the brain, with low levels associated with negative effects on mental processes. The fine texture of Dextrose makes it ideal for a wide range of applications. As a simple sugar, it is well-tolerated by most individuals. From an athletic performance perspective, Dextrose can help ensure muscle cells are provided the hit of nutrients they need to recover, repair and replenish.
Fast Replenishment With TPW™ Dextrose
You need to rapidly feed the muscles that are exhausted and starved of nutrients following training for them to repair and regrow. This is exactly why both strength and endurance athletes will add the rapidly absorbing Dextrose to their whey protein shake. Studies show adding a high GI carbohydrate such as Dextrose to your post workout formula can dramatically help to shuttle the protein and amino acids to the muscles, replenish muscle glycogen and ultimately kick-start the entire growth and recovery process.
When looking to add a carbohydrate source to your shake, Dextrose remains one of the best value, most basic and most scientific proven ways to do this. This is because it will not only help the body meet its macro nutritional needs (protein, carbs and fats) but Dextrose will also help the delivery of other nutrients to the muscles. Ultimately Dextrose is a carbohydrate that should be added to every post workout shake if your goal is to build quality, lean muscle.
Dextrose Quality Assurance
With TPW™ you can have supreme confidence in the product quality and supply source. Each ingredient supplier must pass rigorous audits and checks before being given the TPW™ quality seal of approval. Traceability, quality, and consistency are the three things we demand on every single ingredient. This is our philosophy that flows through every product we manufacture and sets us apart in the world of sports nutrition today.
Please note that this product is produced in-house at our very own production facility. It is supplied in a re-sealable foil pouch to ensure freshness and a scoop is included free of charge in every product
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|Values based on:||50g per serving|
|Fat of which Saturates (g)||No|
|Carbohydrates of which Sugars (g)||45|
Serving Size: 50g (one 70ml large heaped scoop)
Add the required amount of water or fruit juice of your choice to your TPW™ Master Blender. Add one large 70ml heaped scoop (approx 50g), then shake and consume.
Adjust your intake accordingly to meet your specific needs.
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Q. When should I take dextrose?
A. It depends on your lifestyle and goals, we recommend the following optimal serving times. Pre, during and post an intense training session or workout.
Q. What does dextrose taste like?
A. Dextrose is a simple sugar with a sweet taste, typically 20% less sweet than regular cane sugar.
Q. What are the main reasons for using dextrose?
A. To restore used glycogen stores and to provide sustained energy pre and during training.
Q. What does it mean when it states dextrose has a high GI?
A. GI (Glycemic index) provides a measure of how quickly your the sugar levels in your blood rise after consuming a particular food. Foods with a high GI mean they have a rating of over 70 on the GI index, with 100 being the maximum.
Q. Are there any specific health benefits associated with dextrose?
A. There are no specific health benefits associated with dextrose. It's basic properties are the same as sugar.
Q. Is all dextrose the same regardless of the brand?
A. As with so many things in life, if you don't ask the right questions, you won't get the right answers! The quality of ingredient can vary significantly and therefore the potency will do too. In addition, just because a product may be called pure it doesn't mean that it necessarily is. We recommend you read the ingredients and nutritionals on the label to better understand exactly what you are buying. We can assure you that our products are 100% pure. At TPW™, we are committed to transparency and openness in all our products and that is why we provide a 'Product Profile' which gives a complete overview of the product's background including our approval, location of manufacture and money back guarantee applicability.
Q. How can I tell if the dextrose I am buying is good quality?
A. Look for the Certificate of Analysis, which will give you assurance of what you are buying is what it says it is.
Q. Is dextrose suitable for vegans and vegetarians?
A. Yes, it is suitable for both vegans and vegetarians.
Q. Can I take dextrose with other supplements?
A. The simple answer is yes. We recommend you always check serving instructions on each product if you plan on taking a combination of supplements.
Q. Can I mix dextrose with other things?
A. Yes. It is most common to mix a serving with your favourite protein, or as part of a weight gain blend.
Q. What if any side effects will I get from taking dextrose?
A. We haven't heard of any nasty side effects from taking TPW™ dextrose.
Q. What is dextrose?
A. It is a simple sugar and is produced from the starch of corn.
Q. What effects should I expect from taking dextrose alongside my training regime?
A. Results vary depending on your diet, nutrition, training and individual body type. For an average individual, it can help increase weight and bulk, and release sustained energy levels.
Q. Who should take / benefit from using dextrose?
A. Bodybuilders and strength athletes. Endurance athletes. Those new to weight training. People involved in team sports. Those looking to add weight and bulk or looking for a sustained energy release.