CYCLODEX COMPLETE

During Workout - Post Workout

More energy, greater endurance.

CYCLODEX COMPLETE is a dietary supplement based on highly branched cyclodextrin, BCAA, creatine, potassium and magnesium, with sweetener.

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€4.40
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  • Gluten free Gluten free
  • Lactose Free Lactose Free
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NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

Dose 50 g 100 g
Energy 139 kcal 278 kcal

Carbohydrates

of which sugars

32

0.7

64

1.4

Protein 0.00 0.00
Fat 0.00 0.00
Mineral Salt

Potassio 500 mg

Magnesio 450 mg

Sodio 0 mg

1000 mg

900 mg

0 mg

BCAA

L-Leucina 2.5 g

L-Isoleucina 1.25 g

L-Valina 1.25 g

5 g

2.50 g

2.50 g

Creatine (Creapure®) 3 g 6 g

INGREDIENTS: Highly branched cyclic dextrin (Cluster Dextrin™), acidifier: citric acid;, micronised creatine monohydrate (Creapure®), magnesium tricitrate, L-leucine (Kyowa Quality®), flavourings, potassium citrate, L-isoleucine (Kyowa Quality®), L-valine (Kyowa Quality®), stabilisers: sucrose esters of fatty acids, hydroxy-propyl-methylcellulose; sweetener: sucralose; dye: carotenes.


DIRECTIONS FOR USE: The recommended daily intake is 50 g (equivalent to 3 level scoops) dissolved in 500 ml of water.

CYCLODEX COMPLETE is a highly versatile carbohydrate-based supplement, exclusively created to improve performance and reduce fatigue in all sports that demand mixed high-intensity exertion such as CrossFit®, team sports such as football, rugby, volleyball, basketball, waterpolo, hockey, and prolonged exertion in, for example, endurance and ultra-endurance sports. Due to the cyclodextrins found in this supplement, Cyclodex Complete is suitable for immediate PRE training or PRE competition intake, offering a considerable amount of rapidly absorbed, slow-release carbohydrates, thus avoiding conditions of hypoglycaemia and providing a gradual supply of energy during particularly taxing sessions.

A 50 g dose is made up of:

- 31 g HBCD, i.e. highly branched cyclodextrins (Cluster Dextrin™), which are oligosaccharides extracted from starchy foods [1], commonly regarded as waxy corn starch, and Vitargo™ extracted from barley. The advantage of Cyclodextrins over the latter two glucose polymers is actually due to their very high solubility, their ability to improve the absorption of other compounds they bind to, and their resistance to high temperatures and low pH values. Their high molecular weight (160 kDa) and short molecular chain also means that they are more rapidly discharged from the stomach and more gradually released into the bloodstream than simple glucose [1]. This particular feature makes cyclodextrin effective in high intensity sports [2], precisely because gastric emptying is compromised during physical activity exceeding 75% VO2Max [3], whereas simple glucose would take too long to leave the stomach and enter the bloodstream. Cyclodextrins have also been shown to be more efficient than simple glucose supplements in extending endurance time and maintaining blood sugar concentration during training [3]. Finally, they result in a lower perception of effort than what is experienced on taking maltodextrins [4], thereby creating a feeling of stamina while training.

- Mineral salts such as Potassium 500 mg and Magnesium 450 mg, essential for the maintenance of the nervous system, the osteomuscular system and the electrolytic balance during exertion and sweating [5].

- A pool of branched-chain amino acids, (BCAA) in a 2:1:1 ratio (L-Leucine 2.5 g; L-Isoleucine 1.25 g; L-Valine 1.25 g), primarily facilitates glucose uptake via the PI3K/aPKC pathway, independent of the mTOR pathway and its use within the cells[6][7][8]. These also perform a specific neuronal activation function[9], since they compete with the same uptake pathway as tryptophan [10], which increases fatigue during training; intake of these before and during training therefore increases neuronal excitation by the mTOR pathway[11], thus enabling greater focus and delaying the onset of fatigue [12] [13].

- 3 g of Creatine (Creapure™), for an instant increase in the phosphocreatine (PC) stores [14] essential for ATP synthesis during high intensity effort of short to medium duration; for the maintenance of adequate hydration and tone in the cells [15], given the loss of fluids due to physical activity; for the reduction of fatigue [16] under chronic conditions and sleep deprivation [17]; for the enhancement of glucose uptake in the cells [18] and thereby the successful use of glucose for energy purposes; for an increase in lean body mass and the diameter of type I, IIa and IIx muscle fibres [19].

Warnings

Food supplements are not intended as a substitute for a varied, balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. Do not exceed the recommended daily dose. Due to the presence of creatine the product is intended for adults only. Do not use during pregnancy or when breastfeeding. Do not give to children. Do not use for extended periods without consulting a doctor. Keep out of the reach of children under 3 years. Store in a cool, dry place. Avoid exposure to localised heat sources and sunlight. The minimum durability period refers to the product correctly stored in intact packaging. Do not dispose into the environment after use.

 

Intolerances and lifestyles

CYCLODEX COMPLETE is a gluten-free, lactose-free dietary supplement and therefore suitable for people with coeliac disease or lactose intolerance. The product is also the ideal way to supplement a vegetarian or vegan diet.

BLIBLIOGRAPHY

1. Neha Sharma & Ashish Baldi (2016) Exploring versatile applications of cyclodextrins: an overview, Drug Delivery, 23:3, 729-747, DOI: 10.3109/10717544.2014.938839

2. Takii H, Ishihara K, Kometani T, Okada S, Fushiki T. Enhancement of swimming endurance in mice by highly branched cyclic dextrin. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem.1999 Dec;63(12):2045-52. PubMed PMID: 10664836

3. Takahisa Shiraki, Takashi Kometani, Kayo Yoshitani, Hiroki Takata, Takeo Nomura (2015) Evaluation of Exercise Performance with the Intake of Highly Branched Cyclic Dextrin in Athletes, 2015 Volume 21 Issue 3 Pages 499-502, https://doi.org/10.3136/fstr.21.499

4. Furuyashiki T, Tanimoto H, Yokoyama Y, Kitaura Y, Kuriki T, Shimomura Y. Effects of ingesting highly branched cyclic dextrin during endurance exercise on  rating of perceived exertion and blood components associated with energy metabolism. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2014;78(12):2117-9. doi: 10.1080/09168451.2014.943654. Epub 2014 Jul 31. PubMed PMID: 25080121.

5. Principi di fisiologia (Zocchi; 2012 © EdiSES)

6. Nishitani S, Matsumura T, Fujitani S, Sonaka I, Miura Y, Yagasaki K. Leucine promotes glucose uptake in skeletal muscles of rats. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2002 Dec 20;299(5):693-6. PubMed PMID: 12470633.

7. Hinault C, Mothe-Satney I, Gautier N, Lawrence JC Jr, Van Obberghen E. Amino acids and leucine allow insulin activation of the PKB/mTOR pathway in normal adipocytes treated with wortmannin and in adipocytes from db/db mice. FASEB J. 2004 Dec;18(15):1894-6. Epub 2004 Oct 12. PubMed PMID: 15479767.

8. Doi M, Yamaoka I, Nakayama M, Sugahara K, Yoshizawa F. Hypoglycemic effect of isoleucine involves increased muscle glucose uptake and whole body glucoseoxidation and decreased hepatic gluconeogenesis. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2007 Jun;292(6):E1683-93. Epub 2007 Feb 13. PubMed PMID: 17299083.

9. Blomstrand E. A role for branched-chain amino acids in reducing central fatigue. J Nutr. 2006 Feb;136(2):544S-547S. PubMed PMID: 16424144.

10. Blomstrand E, Møller K, Secher NH, Nybo L. Effect of carbohydrate ingestion on brain exchange of amino acids during sustained exercise in human subjects. Acta Physiol Scand. 2005 Nov;185(3):203-9. PubMed PMID: 16218925.

11. Ament W, Verkerke GJ. Exercise and fatigue. Sports Med. 2009;39(5):389-422. doi: 10.2165/00007256-200939050-00005. Review. PubMed PMID: 19402743.

12.  Jin G, Kataoka Y, Tanaka M, Mizuma H, Nozaki S, Tahara T, Mizuno K, Yamato M,  Watanabe Y. Changes in plasma and tissue amino acid levels in an animal model of complex fatigue. Nutrition. 2009 May;25(5):597-607. doi:10.1016/j.nut.2008.11.021. Epub 2009 Feb 11. PubMed PMID: 19216057.

13. BLOMSTRAND, E. , HASSMÉN, P. and NEWSHOLME, E. A. (1991), Effect of branched‐chain amino acid supplementation on mental performance. Acta Physiologica Scandinavica, 143: 225-226. doi:10.1111/j.1748-1716.1991.tb09225.x

14. Brault JJ, Towse TF, Slade JM, Meyer RA. Parallel increases in phosphocreatine and total creatine in human vastus lateralis muscle during creatine supplementation. Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab. 2007 Dec;17(6):624-34. PubMed PMID: 18156666.

15. Easton C, Turner S, Pitsiladis YP. Creatine and glycerol hyperhydration in trained subjects before exercise in the heat. Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab. 2007 Feb;17(1):70-91. PubMed PMID: 17460334.

16. Watanabe A, Kato N, Kato T. Effects of creatine on mental fatigue and cerebral hemoglobin oxygenation. Neurosci Res. 2002 Apr;42(4):279-85. PubMed PMID:11985880.

17. McMorris T, Harris RC, Swain J, Corbett J, Collard K, Dyson RJ, Dye L, Hodgson C, Draper N. Effect of creatine supplementation and sleep deprivation, with mild exercise, on cognitive and psychomotor performance, mood state, and plasma concentrations of catecholamines and cortisol. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2006 Mar;185(1):93-103. Epub 2006 Jan 17. PubMed PMID: 16416332.

18. Op 't Eijnde B, Ursø B, Richter EA, Greenhaff PL, Hespel P. Effect of oral creatine supplementation on human muscle GLUT4 protein content after immobilization. Diabetes. 2001 Jan;50(1):18-23. PubMed PMID: 11147785.

19. Branch JD. Effect of creatine supplementation on body composition and performance: a meta-analysis. Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab. 2003 Jun;13(2):198-226. PubMed PMID: 12945830.

G90411

Data sheet

Formulation
Soluble
Type
Gluten Free, Lactose Free, Vegan, Vegetarians
Workout
During Workout, Post Workout
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