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carbo-load

(kär′bō-lōd′)
intr.v. carbo-loaded, carbo-loading, carbo-loads Informal
To engage in carbohydrate loading.
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Runners should also be made aware that they retain up to two pounds of water weight at night when carbo-loading.
They're certainly not still carbo-loading at the Yukon Mining Company, the 24-hour diner known for its colorful late-night gay-for-pay clientele.
In terms of carbo-loading, you can decide what kinds of carbs will do your body the most good.
Carbo-loading is not essential for endurance athletes such as cyclists racing for 100 kilometers (62 miles) if they consume carbs during the exercise.
Like runners carbo-loading before a race, migrant birds eat a lot before their flights south, often doubling their body weight.
The classic carbo-loading regimen took a week and called for depleting the body's stores of glycogen through exercise and a low-carbohydrate diet, followed by rest and a very high carbohydrate intake.
He was a source of inspiration for other runners in last Friday's carbo-loading activity at the Ayala Center Cebu's The Terraces as he shared his painful experience in Tacloban City.