Importance of Carbohydrate

Maintaining Glycogen stores throughout the Training week you will help maintain a Consistent performance in training ensuring the body has Sufficient energy for optimal performance, whilst helping in the Prevention of fatigue and Stress to immune system

Why Carbohydrate?

  • Only fuel source suitable for high intensity training
  • Very low carbohydrate intakes in females can affect menstrual cycle
  • Insufficient carbohydrate has been related to depressed immune system
  • Insufficient carbohydrates can disrupt sleep patterns
  • Insufficient carbohydrate can contribute to poor recovery and Over Training Syndrome (OTS)
  • In endurance running a periodised approach is best practise –that does not mean going Low Carb High Fat (LCHF)

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