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Endurance Fuel

Carbohydrates are an endurance athlete's best training partner: They provide energy for your training and can help your muscles recover after exercise. But are you getting enough? The amount of carbohydrates you need varies depending on how hard, how long, and how often you train, says nutrition expert Amanda Carlson-Phillips. She explains how much is enough in this video.

About The Author

Amanda Carlson-Phillips – Amanda Carlson-Phillips is the vice president of nutrition and research at EXOS. As a registered dietitian, she has provided educational seminars and individual counseling to a variety of professional and elite sports organizations.

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Tags: Swimming, Triathlon, Carbohydrate, Nutrients, Running