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Old 12-21-2008, 11:03 AM   #20
Patrick Yeung
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 139

I was thinking about this more yesterday, and thought back to Crossfit Endurance.

Their training philosophy could make a high fat/protein diet possible, because they do not include any long runs in their work outs really. Nothing longer than half marathons from what ive seen.

However, if you are doing a more traditional training program, long run/interval/recovery runs, then youd be better off on a carb loaded diet. So, maybe a paleo meal style like Mike suggested. My diet while training was pretty paleo without knowing it.

It really depends on your body, and itll take at least a couple weeks, if not a month for any signifigant differences to be noticable.

And to Daniel, I know of a couple elite Ironman Triathletes/cyclist that are on a raw vegan diets.
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