Protein vs. Carbohydrates

Protein can be used moderately in a pre-game meal/snack, but cannot provide the same effect as carbohydrate for “quick energy” to perform.

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Carbohydrate

Carbohydrate is the body’s #1 source of energy; it fuels daily living and exercise activity.

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Glycogen

Carbohydrate is stored in the muscle AND liver; the storage form of carbohydrate is called glycogen; it is what you rely on for energy during long bouts of exercise.

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Sports Drinks…Is One Better?

Your goal is to choose a sport drink that is 6-8% carbohydrate which is optimal for athletic performance/training and gastric emptying during training.

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