View Full Version : What do you guys eat to spike your insulin?
10-03-2005, 03:51 PM
What should I eat before my workouts to spike my insulin? I've never even done it before, but I'd like to start doing it. Something with good sugars? I would just eat a spoonful of granulated suger would I? lol.
10-03-2005, 04:20 PM
10 pounds of cheesecake ;)
10-03-2005, 04:31 PM
A bag of table sugar.
10-03-2005, 04:42 PM
:rolleyes: Gee thanks for the honest answers.....
10-03-2005, 04:45 PM
sorry Invain, i usually have a shake toss in some oats,honey,banana and while i'm training 2 scoops of gatorade powder in water
10-03-2005, 05:01 PM
for a heavy spike:
white rice, white bread, straight maltodextrin or glucose (dextrin)
10-03-2005, 05:02 PM
Finally, thank you, lol.
10-03-2005, 05:11 PM
what does spiking your insulin do? I always eat some kind of carb before I workout like an hour or two before or something.
10-03-2005, 05:47 PM
Dates!!!!!!! GI of 103 > Sucrose of 100 :P
10-03-2005, 05:52 PM
Insulin = storage hormone. Shuttles nutrients into your muscle cells.
10-03-2005, 06:28 PM
cornflakes, rice cakes
10-03-2005, 06:41 PM
10-03-2005, 06:44 PM
I should have mentioned the preferential nutrient partitioning afforded by the post workout window.
Post workout, your fat is relatively insulin resistant, and your muscle cells are relatively insulin sensitive.
The ideal we wish we had all the time.
So an insulin spike at this time is beneficial.
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