Low Carb High Fat diet

full-fat-foodsRunners can store about 2,500kcal in the form of glycogen (i.e. carb) and that will fuel them for about 2 hours of exercise.  Even the leanest athlete carries a reserve of about 50,000kcal as fat, however, so perhaps fat adaptation could be a very useful strategy for endurance events.

FfT 1604 – LCHF diets blg

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