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The 6 Best Carbs for Athletes

The 6 Best Carbs for Athletes

Repeat after me: carbs are not the enemy. Despite the weight-loss lure of low-carb diets (and the recent news of Lebron James leaning out on fewer sweets and sourdough), your body needs these nutrients to fuel your grueling workouts. Of course, too m ...
Know When & How to Carbo Load

Know When & How to Carbo Load

Q: Do I really need to carbo load before a race? Amy Marsh answers: A: There are so many different approaches to race nutrition. Some athletes go gluten-free, some prefer a meatless meal while others shy away from saturated fat and sugar. But perhaps ...