To Carb or Not to Carb: Carbohydrates

TO CARB OR NOT TO CARB…

Carbohydrates=FUEL (aka: Energy)
Carbs are the most efficiently broken-down and metabolized source of energy. A diet higher in carbs benefits performance and delays fatigue for both endurance, and stop-and-go athletes.

Sources:
Good-fruits and vegetables
Best-whole grains
Incredible-Quinoa
Bad-refined Sugars

Recommended Doses
*The level of training will alter the amounts.

In general, 60-70% of the calories consumed by athletes should be nutritious carbs (2.5-6.o gms per lb. of body weight. Multiply your body weight by 2.5 to find out how many grams of carbs you should consume daily.)

What’s your favorite carb?

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