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Old 03-01-2009, 12:18 AM   #30
Ben Fury
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Originally Posted by Darryl Shaw View Post
In other words fat is an ideal fuel if you want to go for a really long walk in a cold climate but if you want to sprint to the finish line or lift a heavy weight above your head you'd better make sure you're eating enough carbs to replenish your glycogen stores between workouts.

Thank's Ben, glad you could help clarify things.
You're most welcome.

Now you realize why many top coaches that utilize ketogenic diets to optimize body composition in their athletes require "carb up" days once per week to keep glycogen topped off for competition and maximal training.
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Ben Fury, CFT, CMT

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