Some interesting research by Asker Jeukendrup about what effect eating carbs in the lead up to an event has on your performance.

Turns everything on its head, and for most of us offers more flexibility in our training and racing routines, and lets hope leads to stronger performances

Read the full summary with link to the research here https://www.mysportscience.com/post/2015/02/05/what-to-eat-the-hour-before-a-race

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