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MX3 Extrême maltodextrin: carbohydrates intakes 3 days before effort
Maltodextrin is a mix of sugars from maize starch. It is a natural molecule with high carbohydrates concentration. For athletes, drank before intense physical acticity, it helps upgrade energy reserves. One digested, carbohydrates that maltodextrin brings, are turned into glycogen. Muscle glycogen is the energy used by muscles to support the effort.
I already eat food that is rich in carbohydrates before a race, why would I use maltodextrin?
Compared to food, maltodextrin supplementation offers a higher carbohydrates intake over a shorter period of time. It is also very convenient as it can be prepared as a drinking solution, mixed with water.