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xxxwebgodxxxx
07-14-2006, 07:52 AM
Whats up everyone I Buy all my stuff from bb.com and Noticed they only cary one dextrose item http://www.bodybuilding.com/store/now/dex.html

but I am confused in servings doesent give you info on grams etc, people say they put 30-40g of dextrose with there post work out shake so with the item above I just use my protein scooper that came with my ON Whey?? or anyone got a link for Dextrose that has better nut stats tells you how much is what...etc...thanks

creed428
07-14-2006, 08:00 AM
if you got a food scale that weighs in grams use that
1gram dextrose = 1 carbohydrate so however many you want in your PWO shake

Struct09
07-14-2006, 08:12 AM
The ON scooper won't work because the protein powder will be a different density than the dextrose.

If you don't have a food scale, 1 Tbsp of Dextrose is about 10g.

johnnyironboard
07-14-2006, 08:35 AM
If you don't have a food scale, 1 Tbsp of Dextrose is about 10g.

4 Tablespoons is a LOT of sugar.

ripped_holla
07-14-2006, 12:36 PM
Yes 1 tbsp is about 10g of carbs. And if I remember correctly the ON whey scooper is just about 4 tbsps...thus a scoop of dextrose is about 40g carbs.

PickItUp
07-14-2006, 12:55 PM
The ON scooper is 70mL.

1 Tbsp = 15mL

So 1 ON scooper has 4.6 Tbsps

I believe dextrose has 4g of carb for every 1.25 tsp.

So that means: 3.2g per tsp.

3 tsp = 1 Tbsp

9.6g per Tbsp...or as someone else stated...10g.

1 ON scooper has 44.2 g of carbs of dextrose.

xxxwebgodxxxx
07-14-2006, 02:00 PM
The ON scooper is 70mL.

1 Tbsp = 15mL

So 1 ON scooper has 4.6 Tbsps

I believe dextrose has 4g of carb for every 1.25 tsp.

So that means: 3.2g per tsp.

3 tsp = 1 Tbsp

9.6g per Tbsp...or as someone else stated...10g.

1 ON scooper has 44.2 g of carbs of dextrose.

Thanks Everybody, You good with numbers....you go boy!!! ( tappin the chest) any you guys tried the dextrose from this site since they only got once.... if so what you guys take on it???

PickItUp
07-14-2006, 02:26 PM
Thanks Everybody, You good with numbers....you go boy!!! ( tappin the chest) any you guys tried the dextrose from this site since they only got once.... if so what you guys take on it???

I use it...I love it...I find it tastes better than table sugar...

My PWO shake is:

2 scoops ON whey
1/2 scoop Dextrose
1/2 scoop Maltodextrin
5grams micronized creatine

I get about 48g protein and almost the same for carbs...I usually get more carbs, since half a scoop is not usually exact.

xxxwebgodxxxx
07-14-2006, 03:04 PM
cool cool so you use the NOW dextrose they sell here on bb.com..what brand Maltodextrin do you recommend.....???

ripped_holla
07-14-2006, 05:27 PM
I believe the only thing I've seen around here for maltodextrin is called "Carbo Gain." A big huge tub of it but it's dirt cheap. You could try some place local as well.

PickItUp
07-16-2006, 07:54 AM
cool cool so you use the NOW dextrose they sell here on bb.com..what brand Maltodextrin do you recommend.....???

NOW also makes a product called Carbo Gain as someone else mentioned.

Just search Maltodxtrin on BB.com, and I think it is the first link.

7lbs is less than \$13