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I came across this interesting article concerning the affects of a ketogenic (high fat, low carb) diet on elite athletic performance. While this study leaves some outstanding questions, it does provide some much needed evidence of the effects of utilizing fat for fuel instead of carbohydrates. There is, of course, still a place for the ketogenic diet and it shouldnt’t be ruled out, however, if elite athletic performance is the goal one should clearly weigh the potential effects vs its benefits.

Find the original article at the link below:

 

Examine.com Article “Low-Carbing for endurance: the oxygen problem”