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Unlock fat-fuelled energy with ketones
Burning fat for fuel offers endurance athletes numerous benefits because it’s a denser energy source. That means you get more calories per gram for sustained energy without spiking insulin levels. The other benefit is that fats can help maximise glycogen utilisation, which is a finite resource due to limited... Read more
Forget your fat phobia: Not all fats are bad for you
Many people still think that it’s necessary to banish fat from our diets. However, advances in nutritional research affirm that not all fats are bad. The new stance on fat is that the right kinds are essential for optimal health as these fats help to: Repair and regenerate cells... Read more
Lockdown is the ideal time to focus on fat adaption
With no races on the horizon for the foreseeable future, now is the perfect time for endurance athletes to work on becoming fat adapted. Here’s how you can use the lockdown to help your body shift from its reliance on carbs to create a fat-fuelled endurance machine. The need... Read more