Glycogen and its effects on runner performance

Carbohydrates
Carbohydrates or saccharides are a group of organic molecules that are divided into monosaccharides (one unit), disaccharides (two units) and polysaccharides (several units) depending on the number of molecules of simple carbohydrates.

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5 isotonics recipes for running your own hands at home

What is hidden under the lid of the can is labeled “isotonic”? Powder for making a popular sports drink. Most of the known isotonics include an aqueous electrolyte solution (calcium, magnesium, sodium, potassium) and carbohydrates. Such a mixture helps not only to compensate for the loss of water by the body during workouts or competitions, but also to compensate for the consumption of mineral substances that we lose in the process of sweating.

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