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Vitargo +Carboloader with orange flavor packed in a 1 kg standup pouch with a scoop included.
Vitargo® is a patented carbohydrate with unique properties, specially formulated for elite athletes to give an effective loading of easily accessible muscle energy (glycogen) in the body. Vitargo is a considerably larger carbohydrate than ordinary sports drinks carbohydrate, the molecular structure reminds of glycogen. The larger the carbohydrate, the quicker the drink passes through the stomach and then the intestines can absorb the energy into your blood stream. Vitargo has been clinically tested at the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm and compared with other ordinary sport carbohydrate drinks. The results showed that Vitargo was quicker in replenishing glycogen levels and passing through the stomach compared with the normal combinations of complex glucose polymers.
Fill a bottle with 200 ml of water. Add 2 scoops of Vitargo and shake vigorously for 30 seconds. Add about 500-600 ml of water and shake vigorously for 30 seconds.
Leaves the stomach 130 % quicker(2) than other carbohydrates in the first 10 minutes after ingestion. This leads to less stomach distress, faster energy absorption and delivery to muscle.
70 % faster glycogen re/fueling(1) than other carbohydrates after intense, exhaustive workouts.
23 % greater maximal endurance(3) after exhaustive, glycogen- depleting exercise.
Turns off muscle protein breakdown(3). 178 % greater insulin spike than other carbohydrates within 10 minutes - the most potent, natural way to activate the anti-catabolic signals that spares muscle protein.
Ingredients: Starch (Vitargo®), flavouring, acidulant (citric acid), sweetener (sucralose)
This product is manufactured in a facility that uses peanuts, other nuts and seeds.
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1. K. Piehl Aulin, K. Söderlund, E. Hultman et al. Muscle glycogen resynthesis rate in humans after supplementation of drinks containing carbohydrates with low and high molecular masses (Vitargo). Eur J Appl. Physiol. 81:346-351, 2000.
2. K. Piehl Aulin, K. Söderlund et al. Improved Improved gastric rate in humans of a unique glucose polymer (Vitargo). Scand J Gastroenterol Gastroenterol 35:1143-1149, 2000
3. Stephens, Paul L Greenhaff et al. Post-exercise ingestion of a unique, high molecular weight glucose polymer solution improves performance during a subsequent bout of cycling exercise journal of sports science, 1-6, 2007.