Tag: carbohydrate loading
Practical carbohydrate loading for men and women
Consuming adequate energy from all the macronutrients AND a daily carbohydrate intake of 8-12 g/kg-day is likely sufficient to “load” glycogen stores for both males & females.
Is there evidence for sex-specific carbohydrate loading?
Women experience hormonal fluctuations throughout the menstrual cycle (MC) that can influence glycogen storage and utilization. But what does this mean for female athletes considering carb loading?