How 'net carbs' can hurt athletes

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03/18/2005| 0 comments
by Ashley Kipp

How 'net carbs' can hurt athletes

Athletes are getting caught up in the 'control carbohydrates' frenzy.

feeds your brain and powers your muscles during both anaerobic and aerobic metabolism. Carbohydrate is the fuel that can be burned quickly, providing the power for acceleration and high performance.

Ashley Kipp is an elite coach and NASN Sports Nutritionist at Carmichael Training Systems and a certified Expert level cycling coach with USA Cycling. She possesses a strong background in athletic performance and has extensive experience in cycling, distance and endurance training. She can be reached at akipp@trainright.com.

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