carbo-load


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car·bo-load

(kär′bō-lōd′)
intr.v. car·bo-load·ed, car·bo-load·ing, car·bo-loads Informal
To engage in carbohydrate loading.
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You can't fully carbo-load your muscles if you are dieting and restricting your calories.
Is the Pasta Party or pre-race Carbo-load fading out?
Many marathon runners will carbo-load before the race, but for me it is important to get the protein.
I'll give you some advice on running food nearer the time - we'll carbo-load you
To help prepare for the race, a special carbo-load dinner will be served 6-7:30 tonight at Mi Piace Restaurant at the Commons.
Once you do that, you need to make sure you appropriately carbo-load," said Rapoport.
I thought runners were supposed to carbo-load with potatoes and pasta and that sugar is bad for you.
But you don't want to carbo-load so much that you feel guilty until the first spring daffodils appear.