Could endurance athletes benefit from a ketogenic diet?

Thursday, February 23, 2017. Author Pleuni Hooijman

Over the past decade or so the low-carb, high-fat ketogenic diet became extremely popular among sedentary dieters and physique- conscious fitness enthusiasts to help lose body fat. However, as a triathlete, I wanted to find out whether following the diet may help improve my endurance performance.

This blog explains the ketogenic diet, what science says about its relationship to endurance performance, and how your genetics may be involved.

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