Nutrition is emerging as an essential preparation component for everybody from novice exercisers to Olympic competitors. The most common nutritional tactic for recreational athletes is to focus on carbohydrate intake. After all, the availability of carbs within the body plays a central role in performance, especially for endurance athletes.
Carb consumption—type, timing and amount—is a decisive factor in how the body uses and replenishes glycogen, the stored form of glucose in muscles and the liver. Read more