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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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* Carbo-loading and CHO-usage were examined (reasons for use, reason for not carbo-loading, type of CHO used before, during and after the race, and if CHO requirements were calculated or guessed),
In terms of carbo-loading, you can decide what kinds of carbs will do your body the most good.
This "carbo-loading" gives their bodies the type of fuel needed for sustained physical exertion the following day.
* Carbo-loading is not essential for endurance athletes such as cyclists racing for 100 kilometers (62 miles) if they consume carbs during the exercise.
Athletes who take advantage of "carbo-loading" eat complex carbohydrates to save up the energy in their body.
No revolution has chosen it." I'm carbo-loading for the-revolution.
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.
These drinks offer "carbo-loading" or nutritional supplementation.
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.
It's a short flight which is just as well, since any longer and we would probably have looked like Michelin Men by the time we got to Athens from all that carbo-loading chocolate.
No new sneakers, carbo-loading, support vehicles or official sponsors.