Of course I did Carbo Loading when marathoning was my thing, and since I believed it helped me, it did help me. I'm just not convinced now that there was really any physiological benefit to the ordinary runner. I'll allow that maybe an elite runner might gain a smidgen of benefit.
All that said, I love to bake, and here was my carbo loading contribution for this morning, a holiday bread I bake every year:
[image credit Gary: Cardamom Bread]