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12-week Bulking Trainer Week 3: Day 13
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Choosing The Right Carbohydrate Sources!
You'll need to do 30 minutes of cardio today.
Fueling Your Workout
Carbs are a source of immediate energy for your body. They fuel your day to day activities and your workouts. Carbs are stored in the muscles as glycogen to be used for instant energy.
It's very important to take in carbs before and after a workout to help fuel your body and help you recover. By taking carbs after a workout, you'll help replenish your depleted muscle glycogen levels faster. This will help to speed up muscle recovery."
The glycemic index helps determine the rate at which a carb is digested. A carb with a high glycemic value is digested quickly and goes through your system fast. A lower value digests slowly and provides your body with a sustained energy source.
Good Carbohydrate Sources:
- Wheat bread
- Brown rice
- Sweet potatoes
Fruits and Vegetables: