Saturday, June 15, 2024

Hockey Matters: A deep dive into carbohydrates

All athletes have heard that carbohydrates are fuel and that we must fuel up before exercise. But what are carbs actually? Is there really a difference between white bread and brown bread? Does it matter if I only like potatoes and have them every single day?

It is true that carbohydrates are essential to fuel are bodies, mind and performance. But there are lots of confusing messages out there on which ones are better and what really happens when we eat carbs. This blog will do a deep dive into the different types of carbohydrates and what benefit they can have on hockey performance.

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