carbohydrate loading

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a diet of foods high in starch that increases carbohydrate reserves in muscles

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The weekend will feature entertainment both days, a carbo-loading event on Saturday, the walk/run on Sunday, and a 20-mile bike ride.
This brobdingnagian bear is the equivalent of 1,400 regular sized gummy bears and packs a carbo-loading 12,600 calories, said the company.
If you thought you knew everything about carbo-loading for endurance events, then it is time to learn about fat loading.
We also sponsor Saturday night carbo-loading dinners, where we get together and eat massive amounts of pasta.
However, some of the standard dishes are exceptionally fine for the carbo-loading necessary to cover 42 kilometres.
With managers fiercely promoting the team ethic, nutritionists banging on about carbo-loading and isot-onic drinks, no.
Research says a higher percentage of protein is far more beneficial than the old notion of carbo-loading.
Before, lest we forget, not a week went by without lurid reports of finely-tuned athletes carbo-loading in local hostelries and of training ground shenanigans.
Two-man teams have one rider on the road and another in the follow vehicle, resting up or carbo-loading.