When it comes to reaching your ultimate fitness goals, we have heard it time and time again that we should focus less on carbs and more on protein. Although the truth is, both of these nutrients play an essential role.
Carbohydrates are the primary nutrient that fuels muscles during moderate to high-intensity exercise. The proteins we consume aid in maintaining and repairing body tissues. Which is why it is so essential to make sure you are getting the right amount of carbs in your diet, especially if you regularly partake in exercise.
As for the carbs that do not get used up immediately, are stored as fat. These stores are to be used later for activities such as light exercises. Carbohydrates also work to enhance athletic performance, making it possible to perform at higher levels for more extended periods. For athletes, a lack of carbohydrates in the diet means that not only will performance and recovery be hindered, but so will brain and muscle activity during exercise.
Now I know what you are thinking; consuming carbs before a workout or even just during the day can make you feel bloated and sluggish, which is precisely why our maltodextrin supplement is so ideal for anyone embarking on a fitness journey.
Malto Dextrin is a modified carbohydrate comprised of both simple and complex carbohydrates. Simple carbohydrates are digested quickly and found in foods such as milk or fruit. In contrast, complex carbohydrates are sugar molecules that create complex chains and can be found in foods like beans and whole grains.
As a result of Malto Dextrin having attributes of both simple and complex carbohydrates means that it is rapidly digested and has a lower osmolarity. Therefore, consuming a carbohydrate supplement is less inclined to cause gastrointestinal discomfort or bloating- making it ideal for consumption for bracketing your workouts or even during a workout. Malto Dextrin will help sustain your energy levels, replenish muscle glycogen and assist in the spike of insulin.
You can find our Malto Dextrin supplement under our Iconic Series, where you can get 2kgs for just R179.99.