Marathon Training Cedar City UT

Local resource for marathon training in Cedar 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.

Gold's Gym
(435) 867-5077
1605 W Regency Rd
Cedar City, UT
 
Smith Chiropractic
(435) 865-6636
1579 N Main St
Cedar City, UT
Industry
Osteopath (DO), Personal Trainer

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Heavyrunner Community Gym
(435) 463-4529
223 N 100 W
Cedar City, UT
 
Lifephase Fitness Center
(435) 586-7447
246 E Fiddlers Canyon Rd
Cedar City, UT
 
Curves Cedar City UT
1184 S. Sage Dr.
Cedar City, UT
Programs & Services
Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Cardio Equipment, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Group Exercise Studio, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Gym Sports, Silver Sneakers, Zumba

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Cedar City Snap Fitness
(435) 867-1301
2333 West Hwy 56, Suite 400
Cedar City, UT
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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McKittrick Chiropractic Clinic
(435) 586-5666
718 S Main St
Cedar City, UT
 
Snap Fitness
(435) 867-1301
2333 West Hwy 56
Cedar City, UT
 
Curves Cedar City
1184 S. Sage Dr.
Cedar City, UT
 
CrossFit Cedar City
(435) 572-0224
101 E Nichols Canyon Rd # A2
Cedar City, UT
 
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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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