View Full Version : How much Dextrose in a prot. shake

03-13-2002, 03:43 PM
How much dextrose should I put in my post workout protein shake (50g of protein). One post in search said that i should put in 50-100g.. but the lady at the nutrition store said this stuff is super sweet.. so 100g is overkill ?

How much should I mix please?

I'm on a cutting diet btw and i only have this stuff after workouts 3 times a week.

let me know

BTw the stuff i bought is pure dextrose.

03-13-2002, 05:26 PM
Most people feel that 75g is optimum.
On a cutting diet, Id cut it down to 50g to limit the calories.

03-13-2002, 06:46 PM
I go with 75g mixed in water (separate from my protein shake).

**I drink 48 grams of protein post workout.**

03-13-2002, 06:56 PM
I take in 50g dex with 50g malto

Thinking of upping it up to 100g straight dex, but i'm thinking diabetes :eek:

03-13-2002, 07:55 PM
ok thx guys... i'll go with 50

03-14-2002, 02:53 AM
75 is the best.

03-14-2002, 09:00 PM
but i'm cutting bro.. 70g of sugar in one shot is like 30% of my daily carb intake

03-15-2002, 07:28 AM
it depends on body weight (just like your total calories). Check out zepplin's article on pre/post work out nutrition in BMFer #5 @ www.avantlabs.com, there are also similar articles @ www.t-mag.com by john Berardi