juncture, it even threatens the foundations of exercise physiology.This is quite a change from the time, not long ago, when carbohydrate was King of all Exercise Land, and giving nutrition advice to runners was easy: eat carbohydrate before, during
used to provide energy, burn dietary carbohydrates, produce blood glucose and liver glycogen, and promote survival in stressful situations."Brooks calls all these goings-on the "lactate shuttle" or "lactate transport system." What he’s saying
and carbohydrate replacement drinks. We decided to repeat the study to test the results.The small, independent trial by a team at the Northumbria University was co-funded by Runner's World and Masterfoods, the company behind the Mars chocolate brand. The UK study
with a sandwich and carbohydrate drink after the race, and your body will soon soak up the water it needs. Dont rush and dont over-drink. After a race, youve got plenty of time to rehydrate. Our recommendations:Drink generously, but appropriately Know
the final miles of a marathon, you should be able to run faster.This extract is from The Runner's World Complete Book of Running by RW USA Editor Amby Burfoot.
of hyponatremia was considerable weight gain during the race," the study concluded. Another significant finding was that a carbohydrate drink doesn’t protect you from hyponatremia. "In our subjects, we didn’t find consuming sports drinks was any different from
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