carbo loading


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

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PASTA to provide carbo loading. The most popular meal the night before a game is lasagne.
Yet, in all of this mass of multinationals, it is easy to find a diverse collection of Chinese gourmet restaurants such as Zhan Suzai which serves dishes using vegetarian ingredients deceptively resembling meat and fish - ideal for carbo loading prior to a marathon.
Carbo loading prior to and during an endurance event helps stave off the depletion of muscle glycogen.
Most sports physiologists now recommend a simpler version of carbo loading: during the two to four days before an endurance event, simply increase your intake of foods rich in complex carbohydrates (such as bread and pasta).
Carbo loading was invented in the country, where calories burn off fast, which leads me to...