Definition of Carbo loading
1. Noun. A diet of foods high in starch that increases carbohydrate reserves in muscles. "Carbo loading is used by endurance athletes just before competing"
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Literary usage of Carbo loading
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1. Nutrient Composition of Rations for Short-term, High-intensity Combat Operations by Institute of Medicine (U. S.), Fnb, High-stress Situations, Committee on Military Nutrition Research, National Academy of Sciences (2006)
"Earlier approaches of adding more protein or "carbo-loading" are still practiced by athletes. In addition, there has been increased use of ..."
2. In a Family Way by Rochelle Hollander Schwab (1995)
""You do the carbo loading?" Larry asked. "Yeah." Keith grinned, "Aaron's been making these great pasta dinners all week." "Sounds like you've got it made. ..."
3. A Gentlemen Drunk by Jeffrey Taylor (2004)
"God does have a strange sense of humor. On the last day, my body reacts to the carbo loading and I want a drink so badly that I see dancing bottles. ..."