Planning for marathon or big sports event

ENDURANCE SPORTS-For optimal performance ,working muscles need a constant supply of glucose only if when exercise lasts longer than 1 hour. After 1 hour glucose level dwindle in the body. endurance sports-(more than 30 mins)-(energy expenditure ranges from 3000 to 3750 kcal/day) ultra endurance sports -( road cycling,long distance swimming,other sports) last 4 hours or

Carbohydrate loading( For Athletes)

CARBOHYDRATE LOADING- ( Most beneficial for long distance endurance athletes) Carbohydrate are the body’s preferred source of energy ,they are rapidly digested and absorbed which provides immediate energy source.carbohydrates contains two or three sugars, such as glucose,fructose and sucrose.Increased carbohydrate absorption lead to increased athletic performance. But individual training for long distance endurance events more… Continue reading Carbohydrate loading( For Athletes)