Posted by: Dr. Tyrone A. Holmes | April 2, 2010

Cycling Performance Tip #10 – Eat Moderate to High Glycemic Index Foods Following a Workout

If you are familiar with the glycemic index (it is a way of measuring a carbohydrate’s effect on blood sugar), you know that most of the time, we should eat carbohydrates with a relatively low GI.  However, because high GI foods facilitate a quick rise in blood sugar, they are very effective at replenishing carbohydrate stores in the muscles and liver.  They also provide quick energy so moderate to high GI foods are a good choice during endurance workouts and events.  Click here to download your personal Glycemic Index!

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