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Runners: To Carb Load or Not to Carb Load

Runners: To Carb Load or Not to Carb Load

Eating a giant bowl of spaghetti, three bagels and a couple of baked potatoes right before a big event is actually hurting your athletic performance. According to Dr. Sears, the idea that you should load up on carbohydrates the night before a race is a myth. Mary Perry talks about what inspired her to train for three marathons and conveys training nutrition best practices, while sharing Dr. Sears’ expertise on the concept of carb loading for athletes.