carbohydrate loading(redirected from Carboloading)
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A dietary practice often adopted by endurance athletes, such as marathon runners, prior to competition that increases carbohydrate reserves in muscle tissue through the consumption of extra quantities of high-starch foods.
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|Noun||1.||carbohydrate loading - a diet of foods high in starch that increases carbohydrate reserves in muscles; "carbo loading is used by endurance athletes just before competing"|
diet - a prescribed selection of foods
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