This was in Wednesday’s spill, kind of pertains to what your asking…
You need to pre-load before the workout for 2 reasons: (1) although the protein and carbs used in ANACONDA are the fastest absorbed, it still needs 15-20 minutes to enter the bloodstream, so you want to walk into the workout with loaded blood so that you reap more benefit from the pre-pump layer. (2) once your body starts to jack up catecholamines (adrenalin, noradrenalin) production the body’s capacity to produce insulin (which increases nutrients transport to the muscle)
The body’s capacity to produce insulin decreases drastically. So you want to get the insulin release BEFORE you start the workout, so that you can optimally shuttle nutrients to the muscle. Understand that nutrients are sent to the muscle by 2 pathways: IDNT (insulin-dependant nutrients transport) and IINT (insulin-independant nutrients transport). The first one obviously requires insulin, the other is achieve by the muscle contraction-relaxation cycle which acts like a nutrients pump.
So for the full effect of enhanced nutrients transport during the workout, you need to initiate insulin production before the workout.
Hopefully that is useful to you and not to sciency, i think the key is finding what works for YOU and going with that, everyone goes about it their own way and have their own reasoning to explain it.
This makes sense to me but does anyone know of any research that compares the amount of nutrient absorption in muscles from insulin mediated action and non insulin mediated action? From what I have understood the glucose transporters (GLUT 4) that are activated mechanically via exercise have a pretty significant impact on uptake, to the point where there may not be any significant difference in uptake between insulin mediated uptake and non insulin mediated uptake.