You’ve probably heard the term carb-loading thrown around, especially around athletes right before a big race as they stuff their faces with mountains of bread and spaghetti. What is carb loading, is it safe, and how can you use it effectively as an athlete?

In this week’s blog, we go through why athletes carb load, which exercises this dietary strategy works best for, and different types of carbohydrates you can incorporate into your diet as you carb load.

Here’s to effectively using macronutrients in your fitness routine!