Hydration: Water Anyone?

Running during the hot months of the year presents a problem for most runners unless they are fully hydrated or water replete. Of course, the best way to be fully hydrated on a permanent basis is to: Eat 60% of daily calories as carbohydrates, 20% as protein and 20%...

Optimizing Glycogen Storage

Optimizing Glycogen Storage: How Effective is ‘Carbo Loading’? Glycogen is the body’s storage form of carbohydrate and is the body’s favorite source of energy upon commencement of exercise. These ‘released’ carbohydrates provide fuel and hydration. The athlete who can...