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Carbo-Loading
Carbohydrate super compensation, or "carbo-loading", is a way to get your body to maximally load your body with stored energy, known as glycogen. In order to get your body to do this, you will have to modify your exercise and diet regimen.
The following question was answered by Ryan Rogers, MS, CSCS, USWF I, Strength and Conditioning Coach at Fitness Quest 10.

I am an endurance athlete and have overheard some athletes at competitions talking about how much "carbo-loading" helps them out during events. What is it and how can I use it?
Carbohydrate super compensation, or "carbo-loading", is a way to get your body to maximally load your body with stored energy, known as glycogen. In order to get your body to do this, you will have to modify your exercise and diet regimen.

Starting six days from your competition, you should exercise for 90 minutes at 70% VO2 max and eat a moderate-carbohydrate diet. Five days out, exercise for 40 minutes at 70% VO2 max and eat a moderate-carbohydrate diet. Four days out, exercise for 40 minutes at 70% VO2 max and eat a moderate-carbohydrate diet. Three days before your competition, things will change. Eat a high-carbohydrate diet and do 20 minutes of light exercise.  Do the same thing two days out, and one day before competition eat your high-carbohydrate diet but don't do any exercise. This should fill your body with as much glycogen as it can hold for your competition. Be careful with this, though, and make sure you try it before actually using it in an event so you know what it feels like and how your body will react to it.
 
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