Marathon Training Carson City NV

Local resource for marathon training in Carson City. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to cardio training and marathon running, as well as advice and content on carbohydrate loading.

Sports Therapy & Rehabilitation
(775) 885-7827
501 N Minnesota St
Carson City, NV
Industry
Personal Trainer, Physical Therapist

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Nevada Urban Indians Carson City Health Program
(775) 883-4439
410 E John St
Carson City, NV
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Fitness Resource
(775) 882-9999
1048 Westcreek Ln
Carson City, NV
 
Going Places
(775) 883-9888
777 E William St
Carson City, NV
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Trim Shop
(775) 883-7007
1501 E Fifth St # C102
Carson City, NV
 
Body By Pilates
(775) 841-4900
725 Basque Way
Carson City, NV
 
Barrett Georgianna Redican PT
(775) 882-2211
3430 Executive Pointe Way
Carson City, NV
Industry
Personal Trainer, Physical Therapist

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Silver State Fitness
(775) 884-2955
1945 Idaho St
Carson City, NV
 
Anytime Fitness Carson City, NV
(775) 885-7771
4530 S. Carson Street
Carson City, CA
Programs & Services
24-hr Operations, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Parking, Personal Training, Spinning, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Centric Ronald DO
(775) 887-0703
343 Fairview Dr
Carson City, NV
Industry
Osteopath (DO), Personal Trainer, Psychologist

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Carbohydrate Loading

Posted by Mike Furci (02/25/2010 @ 2:20 am)

When most think of carbohydrate loading, the classic method of low carb consumption coupled with bouts high intensity exercise followed by a high intake of carbs a few days before competition comes to mind. The result, according to the theory, is super-compensation of glycogen storage in the muscle cells and liver. The theory holds that one must deplete their glycogen stores prior to consuming or loading carbs in order to facilitate super-compensation.

The average person’s total amount of muscle glycogen is approximately 300 – 500g depending on their gender, size, and level of training. The liver stores between 60 and 120g. A linear relationship exists between the depletion of muscle glycogen and fatigue during exercise. With less glycogen to produce glucose, hypoglycemia begins to affect the athlete. Typically, a person with a blood glucose level below 70 will start to feel light headed, lethargy, and have cold clammy skin. A highly trained athlete, on the other hand, can train at much lower levels than 70 for long periods of time.

As with all training topics there is conflicting evidence on what is the best method to achieve super-compensation of glycogen stores. studies are reporting similar results to the classic method, which so many athletes swear by, without carb depletion, while tapering their training (1,2,3). One thing is for sure, carbohydrate levels play a key role in training and competition success.

In order to figure out what works best for you, try different methods and keep a detailed journal. We all process carbs the same way, but we metabolize them at different rates. Keep mind, studies on training are by no means the end all be all. There are too many variables in most training studies to be reliable. Athletes, especially endurance athletes are over-trained. It is my opinion that athletes who are achieving super-compensation without depletion ...

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