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    Simple post workout

    Simple post workout drink session....

    How much approximately is 50 grams of dextrose? 2 tablespoon? i bought a 500g bottle, and it doesnt look like it will last long, maybe ten times only? did i buy the right one

    I dont have maltodextrin, so my drink would be 3 scoops of chocolate whey, making 39g protein, 50g dextrose.

    Some typical mixes i see people having 50g dex, 50g malt, 40g whey. does that make it somewhere around 640 calories? sounds a big hefty for cutting.

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    i posted teh same exact thing when i first got my dextrose...about a heaping tablespoon...i put only around 40, because it is too sweet for my taste....

    stuff probably only costs around 2$ for 500grams, so it is ok....
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    For my postworkout drink, I used about 5g of creatine (a rounded teaspoon) and I add about 40g of dextrose (applying the math from the creatine, 8 rounded teaspoons). Then I mix it with juice that have high natural occuring sugars such as cranberry juice or grape juice. (Freakin' sweet as hell). Did you buy it in a bottle or a jar? If you did, maybe you should buy it in bulk, I paid like 2 bucks for 1kg of dextrose. Go to a Lifestyle store or Health store; where they sell those organic crap and etc. They should be selling dextrose in bulk.
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    Re: Simple post workout

    Originally posted by r6phantom
    How much approximately is 50 grams of dextrose? 2 tablespoon? i bought a 500g bottle, and it doesnt look like it will last long, maybe ten times only? did i buy the right one
    Here is the conversion that I use and it is pretty accurate as far as I know. You will have to do some conversions to adjust the amount to 50g.

    60g= 6.25 tablespoons = 6 tablespoons + .75 teaspoons = .39 cups

    I dont have maltodextrin, so my drink would be 3 scoops of chocolate whey, making 39g protein, 50g dextrose.
    Sounds fine , but you probably do not need that much protein post workout.

    Have you considered using a pre workout shake that contains a small amount of carbs (25-35g) and protein (10-15g)? Then you could have post workout shake that contains ~25g of protein and ~50g carbs.


    Some typical mixes i see people having 50g dex, 50g malt, 40g whey. does that make it somewhere around 640 calories? sounds a big hefty for cutting.
    I agree that is a large shake (560 calories actually ) and it would depend on the size of the individual in question, as well as the duration of training.

    If you were to split that up into a pre/post workout shake it would be better served.
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    Re: Simple post workout

    Originally posted by r6phantom
    Simple post workout drink session....

    How much approximately is 50 grams of dextrose?
    A little more than 3 tablespoons

    Or about a protein scoop's worth.
    Last edited by Blood&Iron; 07-31-2003 at 02:33 PM.

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    Re: Re: Simple post workout

    Originally posted by Blood&Iron

    A little more than 3 tablespoons

    Or a protein scoop filled up about halfway.


    Holto measured out the conversion I stated above and came to the conclusion that it was accurate.

    Although I could be wrong.

    http://www.wannabebigforums.com/show...light=dextrose

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    Re: Re: Re: Simple post workout

    Originally posted by bradley




    Holto measured out the conversion I stated above and came to the conclusion that it was accurate.

    Although I could be wrong.

    http://www.wannabebigforums.com/show...light=dextrose
    Dunno. All I know is that the above amount, when measured on my kitchen scale, comes out to just around 50g. My scale could well be off.

    Also, so far as I recall, 1tbsp of sugar weighs about 14g or so (at least I think this is the figure given in cook books, etc)

    EDIT: I should have also specified 'heaping' tablespoon. Also, I dunno why in the hell I said half a protein scoop. I meant a full one; I've edited the previous post. Obviously, I have no idea what the f*ck I'm talking about.
    Last edited by Blood&Iron; 07-31-2003 at 02:34 PM.

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    er i have a question. Whats the difference between dextrose and maltodextrin, do i need to be taking both ?????
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    Originally posted by Fenway
    er i have a question. Whats the difference between dextrose and maltodextrin, do i need to be taking both ?????
    Dextrose is a monosaccharide composed of one glucose molecule, and maltodextrin is a polysaccharide made up of 3-8 glucose molecules "hooked" together.

    If you are taking more than 50g of dextrose post workout you would probably want to go with a 50/50 blend of dextrose/malto.

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