carbohydrate loading

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

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Costill was performing glycogen loading studies in distance runners, and Thompson made a willing subject.
For optimal glycogen loading, can athletes just "load" on carbs or should they first exercise at a high level prior to carbo-loading to deplete muscle glycogen?