We all choose to train, workout or exercise for many different reasons. Some of the most common reasons individuals choose to lead a healthy lifestyle are to change their body composition, get leaner, lose weight, look better and perform better.
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As athletes, we ask our bodies to do extraordinary things - so we have to fuel them in extraordinary ways. Nutrition is crucial to enabling your body to process the stress of training, work and life, and to nurture it to higher performance.
While there may be controversy over many of the sports nutrition related topics we as athletes see on a daily basis, there’s one thing that is hard to debate: the fact that we need carbohydrates.
In an effort to be as fast as possible on race day, many athletes try to reach an ideal weight or a race day weight by the time they pin that number on. Typically, athletes want to be as light as possible on race morning.
Dr. Iñigo San Millán uses his insights from working with Tour de France teams and Grand Tour podium riders to remind us that as athletes, carbohydrates and glycogen are still our "gold".