A high-carb meal before the race is long-taught advice that still holds true, says Fitzgerald, who suggests starting a carb-load two days out. At that point, each meal should include plenty of solid carbohydrates – like oatmeal, noodles, rice – and high-carb drinks like juice or Gatorade throughout the day.
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