Category: multiple transportable carbs
A new take on training the gut: Train with more carbs than you plan to use during the race…
Do you need a higher (> 60 g/h) carb (CHO) intake rate? Will it result in better performance?
Sports Drinks and Osmolality
With so many different commercially available sports drinks on the market, it can be confusing when trying to navigate labels with various electrolytes, carbohydrate blends, and additional supplements.
What are multiple transportable carbohydrates and why do I need them?
Previously it was thought that the body could only utilize 1 g of CHO/min (60 g/h) during exercise. However, this was based on research examining a glucose-only solution. When researchers started adding different single CHOs (ie fructose) to the mix, carbohydrate delivery and oxidation rates increased. Research has suggested that multiple transportable CHO vs. single CHO…