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5 Overtraining • Maintenance - intensity most important for VO2 max - observe losses in endurance performance • Tapering prior to competition – 4 to 7 days – Allows for healing of minor injuries, optimal nutritional support and glycogen replenishment • Fatigue related to depletion of glycogen stores • Occurs with heavy training schedule without adequate rest
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Unformatted text preview: – 1-2 days of rest or lighter activity • Carbohydrate loading prior to competitions – Applicable only to intense aerobic competition lasting longer than 60 minutes • Increased carbohydrates prior to and following training and with meals – Avoid simple sugars 1 hour prior - insulin • Pre competition meal - 150-300g of carbohydrate 3 hours prior...
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