Body Fuel for Long Distances

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Presenter: Sarah Purcell

Published: June 2010

Age: 14-19 and upwards

Views: 998 views

Tags: nutrition, nutrition, endurance, carbohydrates, Krebs cycle, dehydration, hyponatremia

Type: Undergraduate presentations

Source/institution: FSU


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In my geoset project I will be discussing the effects of nutrition in long distance endurance. Topics include saturating carbohydrate stores before a race, the Krebs (citric acid) cycle, the effects of dehydration and hyponatremia, and replenishing your body after a difficult exertion.