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What the GI?

5 June 2024

The Glycemic Index (GI) is like a carb popularity test, rating foods from 1 to 100 based on how they raise blood sugar (glucose) levels after eating. Athletes swear by low GI foods to fuel their workouts, boost performance, and quickly recover.

GI and energy

High GI foods are like a quick sugar rush followed by a crash, while low GI foods are the cool and collected energy buddies, keeping you steady and strong.

Switching to a low GI diet keeps your blood sugar stable and your energy levels on a smooth ride all day long.

Why low GI is your BFF

Athletes have been using low GI foods to power through training, nail performances, and recover like champions

Low GI foods:

  • Keep your energy levels stable and reliable.

  • Boost both physical and mental prowess.

  • Help you go the extra mile during tough workouts.

  • Give you the fuel for those long-haul activities.

Check out this infographic for a breakdown and some food inspo!

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