If you prepare an endurance test lasting more than 90 minutes as a marathon, a half marathon, a triathlon or challenge cyclosportif, glycogen overload will help you improve your performance. Overloading glycogen before an endurance event to maximize your carbohydrate stores, the main source of energy for muscles during a long-term endeavor, as glycogen in muscles and liver. Our recipes for endurance athletes are there for you!
In order to perform effective load, 70 to 80% of consumed energy should come from carbohydrates. Yet 88% of marathon runners do not consume the right amount of carbohydrates, lack of information or suitable tools. It is quite normal to have a light weight and making temporary during glycogen overload because carbs absorb water. This does not harm your performance.