carbohydrates


How Carbohydrates are Beneficial

How Carbohydrates are Beneficial

Carbohydrates are the primary macronutrient ingested in most athletes’ diets. When carbohydrates are ingested, they are broken down into glucose and enter the bloodstream. The body uses blood glucose and stored muscle glycogen for energy during exercise. As the duration of exercise increases, more blood glucose and less muscle glycogen is used for energy. This […]