Carbohydrate Loading

Editor(s): Sports Nutrition Focus 2008


The term carbohydrate loading is used to describe everything from the pasta feed the night before a fun run to the overindulgence in foods of dubious athletic value usually associated with some celebratory event. In reality, carbohydrate loading is a researchproven fueling strategy designed to extend endurance in athletes. This article will help you understand how carbohydrate loading works...