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8 Exercise Energy Zappers

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8 Exercise Energy Zappers

Do you find yourself losing energy halfway through your workouts? Find out what the culprits might be--and how to give yourself a much-needed boost.
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Don't Skimp on Carbs

Long distance athletes are known to “carb load” in the days leading up to a race, because the human body relies on carbohydrates for energy. In fact, carbs are your body's preferred source of fuel, powering everything from your brain to your muscles. Most people fear carbs, but they've gotten a bad rap. Make sure you're meeting your body's needs for sustained energy all day whether you're workout out or working at the office.

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