Carb Loading...

What is carb loading? Carb loading is simply a strategy to increase the glycogen stored in your body. This involves a few days of eating more carbs than usual while decreasing exercise to reduce the amount of carbs you are using. Carbohydrates are an important source of fuel for your body, for anaerobic and endurance performance. Carbs are stored as glycogen in your muscle and liver. Muscle glycogen provides the necessary fuel for energy metabolism in striated muscles, while