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I used to run cross country and my coach's would tell me to load up on carbohydrates. Since endurance athletes will be moving for a long time without rest, they need the carbs which will turn to sugar slowly to basically feed their muscles. For a power athlete, I'd say they'd eat a lot of protein to help build their muscles. When you build muscle for power, you're actually tearing the muscle tissue and the protein rich diet will basically help fill in those tears and make the muscles bigger.

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