Nutritional Periodization of Carbohydrate (CHO), Protein and Lipid intake for Elite Endurance Athletes


by Matt Steinacher (Clinical Naturopath & Sports Nutritionist) Nutritional periodization (progressive cycling) is a contemporary extension of training periodization (Burke, Jones, Jeukendrup, & Mooses, 2019; A. Jeukendrup, 2014; Stellingwerff, Morton, & Burke, 2019).  Around 500mg of glycogen is normally stored within muscle, liver and blood. Originally considered a molecule for storage of energy, progress in [...]