Carb-Loading Before a Workout – Is It a Good Idea?

Carb-Loading before workouts

Carb-loading is a popular practice among gym members and others who take on intense workouts, and who want to reach their goals more efficiently. That said, there is some debate as to whether or not it is actually good for you.  Moreover, it is unclear as to whether or not it will help you to be able to see results any faster than you would if you used a different type of eating strategy.

Good quality carbohydrates are a vital source of muscle and overall energy for the body.  This is the case regardless of whether you run or jog everyday or work out at the gym. They can fuel your body with the energy it needs to run faster or longer and to perform optimally in the gym. Continue reading