Carbohydrate supplements are source of fast digesting carbohydrates and are mostly consumed in Post Workout Meal (PWM) shakes with whey protein. Sometimes, they are consumed during prolonged athletic events to replenish spent glycogen and increase energy levels in general.
Personally, for PWMs I use cheap glucose and I don't worry too much about carb supplements. Occasionally, but just occasionally (every few years), I take Labrada Power Carb - it is far from being just an expensive sugar, but IMHO worth buying only during periods of really intensive workouts, when peeking performance for a specific athletic event.
Note: Weight Gainers are special type of supplements, designed to increase daily calorie intake for people having issues with packing on weight - ectomorphs. Personally, weight gainers ARE expensive sugars, but that is just me ...
Science in Sport (SIS) Isotonic Energy Gels and Energy Caffeine Gels are fast-acting carbohydrate supplements in gel form, designed to be quickly consumed before or during physical activity like running, walking, hiking, swimming, cycling, and similar.
Both SIS Isotonic Energy Gels and Energy Caffeine Gels can be consumed without additional water, helping the athlete avoid the risk of being bloated and the risk of over-drinking.
Published: February 5, 2021.
Labrada Power Carb is a carbohydrate supplement designed to rapidly replenish muscle glycogen and increase nutrient uptake.
On low carb days, combine Labrada Power Carb and Labrada SuperCharge. Why? Try and you will see ...
Published: October 28, 2016.
PowerBar PowerGel is a carbohydrate and electrolyte supplement in the form of tasty, easy-to-consume (even when running) gel. It comes in many flavors, with some of the flavors having caffeine in different amounts.
Since packets are easy to carry around, if you participate in any sports event that lasts for hours (marathon, triathlon, etc.) you should consider supplements like this.
Published: February 2, 2016.