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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Most of the cyclists who carbo-loaded (35%) used the formula given on their product packaging (not taking body weight into account).
Half of the respondents carbo-loaded, but a mere 5% used professional advice to scientifically calculate their requirements.
Although your muscles are well carbo-loaded from the pasta (and other grains, fruits and vegetables) you've eaten the past few days, your brain relies on the limited amount of sugar in your blood.