Performix Carbon: An Evidence-Based Review

Carbon is the latest from Performix.  It’s a carbohydrate supplement.  To some this may seem kind of useful because, well, you can just eat real food to get your carbs.  That’s definitely true, but the popularity of carb supplements seems to be growing pretty rapidly.  So is there anything to them?  Is there anything to Performix’s latest creation?  let’s take a look…

Performix Carbon


Performix Carbon Ingredients

Highly Branched Cyclic Dextrin

Highly Branched Cyclic Dextrin is a unique carbohydrate which boasts a very fast Gastric emptying rate (doesn’t sit in your stomach).  Consuming carbohydrates during your workout is a guaranteed way to perform better.  It’s pretty simply.  Supply your body with glucose, it’s preferred energy source, and you’ll be stronger and have better endurance.

However, if you’ve ever tried to guzzle a sugary drink during your workout, you may have realized the issue with carbs that don’t pass through the stomah quickly…

Enter: Highly Branched Cyclic Dextrin (HBCD)

It has been was shown enhance swimming endurance in mice and has a surprisingly fast gastric emptying rate.  This makes it useful for bodybuilders and athletes looking to maximize their training sessions.

Performix doesn’t list the precie amount of Highly Brached Cyclic Dextrin in Carbon, but with a 35g proprietary blend and only three ingredients, it’s atleast 12g or so.


Dextrose is just an alternate form of Glucose.  It’s a simple sugar which is absorbed quickly and provides instant energy for your muscles during your workout.


Carbon Ingredient Takeaway

Is Carbon Safe?

The Bottom Line

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