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Old 06-07-2012, 10:01 AM   #13
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Originally Posted by Ramon View Post
The energy source is amino acids. After the body burns simple sugars, it burns fats and amino acids. I've had matches where I came in without eating for several hours. After the first few games, I thought I was finished, but as soon as the amino acids kicked in I got my second wind, and I literally felt more energetic after 2 hours than after the first 15 minutes.
10 grams of amino acids isn't going to get you very far. The amino acids you took didn't "kick in." After that amount of time you were running on glycogen.
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