Table 1: Excarbs

Table 1: Excarbs

These amount of carbs listed below are usually the maximum carb replacement needed for these activities. Exercise can be one of the hardest things to balance with extra carbs or less insulin. Experiment cautiously.

Approximate Grams of Carb Used Per Hour In Different Exercises
Activity Grams of carb used per hour
Wt: 100 lbs. 150 lbs. 200 lbs.
baseball
25
38
50
basketball
  moderate
35
48
61
  vigorous
59
88
117
bicycling
  6 mph
20
27
34
  10 mph
35
48
61
  14 mph 60 83 105
  18 mph 95 130 165
  20 mph 122 168 214
  racing
75
112
149
dancing
  moderate
17
25
33
  vigorous
28
43
57
digging
45
65
83
eating
6
8
10
golfing
  pullcart
23
35
46
handball
59
88
117
jump rope 80/min
73
109
145
mopping
16
23
30
mountain climbing
60
90
120
painting
  inside
14
20
28
  outside
21
31
42
raking leaves
19
28
38
running
  5 mph
45
68
90
  8 mph
96
145
190
  10 mph
126
189
252
shovelling
31
45
57
skating
  moderate
25
34
43
  vigorous
67
92
117
skiing
  crosscntry 5 mph
76
105
133
  downhill
52
72
92
  water
42
58
74
soccer
45
67
89
swimming
  slow crawl
41
56
71
  fast crawl
69
95
121
tennis
  moderate
23
34
45
  vigorous
59
88
117
volleyball
  moderate
23
34
45
  vigorous
59
88
117
walking
  3 mph
15
22
29
  4.5 mph
30
45
59