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Cytomax Lite LGI.... Hoax or what?(3 posts)

Cytomax Lite LGI.... Hoax or what?Marcy S
Mar 30, 2001 9:58 AM
I fill my water bottle with the regular Cytomax exercise and recovery drink. I don't know if it truly beats the burn, but in my mind it helps. My question is, does anyone have any experience with the new Cytomax Lite powder with LGI (low glycemic index)... and if so, does it really help? It's marketing claim is that "the unique carbohydrate stuctures are designed to slowly convert to glucose and slowly release into the bloodstream". This is so you can "train and perform strongly, steadily without a drop in blood sugar levels".

Just wondering if I should purchase this new product or stick to the old faithful.

Not a Hoax but Not for EveryoneRoadster
Mar 30, 2001 12:07 PM
The Cytomax Lite has some merit. It works especially well for people who cannot take the sudden rush of sugars in their bloodstream. For instance, one of the club riders I know has diabetes and could not handle regular cytomax because his sugars would spike and his metabolism couldn't keep up. Then he switched to cytomax lite and he's riding well and feeling fine. Every person metabolizes energy at different rates. If you're doing fine with cytomax, it's not really necessary to change.
Stick with what works.Highgear
Mar 30, 2001 6:28 PM
Most people use Cytomax for lactic acid buffering and carb replacment. I would think that a rider would want to replace those fast burning carbs as quick as possable, especially a long fast ride.