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Us runners love our carbs. And for a good reason. Carbohydrates are the preferred fuel for endurance exercise that is anything above leisurely pace. Many of us runners are also familiar with the dreaded bonk – also known as hitting the wall. Bonking describes the point when your body runs out of available muscle glycogen …

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Us runners love our carbs. Pasta parties, carbohydrate loading, and aid stations stocked with fruit, cakes, and coke illustrate the importance of carbohydrates for running performance. But are carbohydrates the preferred fuel for your athletic pursuits, or is fat a better alternative? Should you give up on sugary gels and sports drinks and opt for …

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