Know your Carbs

louise-carbs-imageCarbohydrates (carbs) are the body’s preferred source of energy. This is because the body can easily and quickly break carbs down into glucose for energy – via ‘blood sugars’ – and/or store as glycogen in muscle cells for future energy. This means they are best consumed post-workout as this is when the body has depleted blood sugars and/or glycogen, even if you train in the evening.  In fact when consumed in the evening they will help with better sleep quality for improved recovery as well (depending on choice, see later section). We’ve just busted the ‘no carbs after 5pm myth!
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Download here – Carb Guide