Webinars - Carbohydrate Series

Webinar 3: Solid or fluid carbohydrates; which is best?

Depending on the duration of the exercise event, or the aim of the training session, it is important to ingest between 0 and 90g carbohydrates per hour. Dose is key! However, an identical dose can be ingested via sports drinks, energy gels, energy bars, or other carbohydrate-rich foods or supplements. But are these different carbohydrate formulations equivalent? Or does it make a difference to use them in running or cycling and what is the best strategy to prevent gastrointestinal distress?

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