carbo-load


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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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Of the 52% respondents who did not carbo-load prior to the event, they claimed that the main reason therefore was that they did not need it (69%), followed by the fear of weight gain (16%), and lastly, experiencing gastrointestinal tract (GIT) side effects (12%).
Although your muscles are well carbo-loaded from the pasta (and other grains, fruits and vegetables) you've eaten the past few days, your brain relies on the limited amount of sugar in your blood.
Not so many carbo-load meals by the Kenyans, or some elite Americans.
Many marathon runners will carbo-load before the race, but for me it is important to get the protein."
I'll give you some advice on running food nearer the time - we'll carbo-load you!" Proving figures really are their strong point, former Countdown star Carol Vorderman and Naomi Campbell have also chipped in.
You can carbo-load on jellybeans, bananas or brown rice--they are biochemically similar.
Once you do that, you need to make sure you appropriately carbo-load," said Rapoport.