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Carbohydrates Boost Performance As Soon as They Hit Your Mouth


Carbohydrates are the main source of fuels for muscular work during intense exercise above 65% of maximum effort. Carbohydrates are effective fuels for physical activity because they supply more energy per litre of oxygen consumed than fats or proteins. The nervous system senses carbohydrates as soon as they enter the mouth, and triggers the central nervous system to improve performance. The effect is not influenced by taste. For bodybuilders, using a carbohydrate mouth rinse might be helpful for promoting training intensity without increasing caloric intake.


Author: veefitness

A qualified REPS Level 3 Personal Trainer who is passionate about helping others to achieve their goals of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Also a qualified Level 1 football and cricket coach.

2 thoughts on “Carbohydrates Boost Performance As Soon as They Hit Your Mouth

  1. Hi there you have a great blog over here! Thanks for sharing this interesting stuff for us! If you keep up this great work I’ll visit your blog again. Thanks!

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