Animals store glucose as glycogen.

Polysaccharides are formed by linking many monosaccharides together by a series of dehydration synthesis reactions. For each monosaccharide added to the polysaccharide chain, a molecule of water is formed. Polysaccharides are used as energy storage compounds by both plants and animals. Plants produce a polysaccharide called starch. Vertebrate animals, including humans, produce a polysaccharide called glycogen, which is stored in liver and muscle cells. Glycogen is sometimes called animal starch. Polysaccharides are also important as structural components in many organisms. Plant cell walls contain a polysaccharide called cellulose. Fungi cell walls and the exoskeletons of arthropods contain chitin, a polysaccharide with nitrogen.

I suspect it was just enough to deplete muscle glycogen stores.

Glycogen synthesis is, unlike its breakdown, endergonic—it requires the input of energy

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“This allows the glycogen reserves to be shared among a larger group of working muscles.” Runners who are racing on a very flat course might consider occasionally varying their pace or stride length to mobilize unused glycogen stores.

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Martin also points out that nonworking muscles cannot transfer their glycogen reserves to working muscles; once glucose is inside a muscle cell, that’s where it stays until it’s metabolized.


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decided to investigate whether the addition of fat and protein to carbohydrate feedings inthe 24 hour post exercise period affects muscle glycogen storage.

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could not show a difference in post exercise glycogen storage over 24 h when a high-carbohydrate diet was eaten as multiple small snacks or as large meals.

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Of course, is what happens when you don’t drink enough water. You dry out because water is removed (but not completely) from some cells, such as your tongue, to make sure that more important cells, such as your blood cells, heart, or brain, continue to function. And, means “making something.” If you really think about it, in a dehydration synthesis, something must be made when water is removed. When glucose and fructose get together, a water molecule is given off (removed from the monosaccharides) in the reaction as a .

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As the body increases its glycogen stores, it also increases the amount of stored water, leading to slight weight gain but also making more water available for sweat during the race.

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There were no differences between diets in muscle glycogen storage over 24 h between equi-Caloric diets of carbohydrate alone (approx 10 grams of CHOper kg body wt per 24 hours and a mixed diet of CHO/Pro/fat.