Exercising in the fasted state promotes the release of stored fat into the blood which is then used as a source of energy. With continuous fasted exercise, our body makes changes to become better equipped to breaking down fat and using it for energy. This increase in fat oxidation can promote weight loss, protect against type 2 diabetes and help with post-workout recovery.
Performance and cardiorespiratory responses during a graded exercise test and HIIT session were not impaired after consuming a keto diet relative to a mixed Western-based diet. A four-week adaptation period to a keto diet preserved high-intensity exercise performance. The results of this study challenge the necessity of a carbohydrate-rich diet for high-intensity exercise performance.
Protein Quality Dictates Recovery, Not Timing It seems as though the essential amino acids are the main necessity for muscle protein synthesis. We know that amino acids are the building blocks for proteins; of them there are roughly nine that are considered essential (some are conditionally essential based on our life stage and other factors). These nine amino acids cannot be made by our bodies; we can only get them through our nutrition – thus making them essential.
Power Training for Runners » by FastTwitchGrandma The researchers asked the subjects to perform a set regime of exercise three times a week for three weeks at which time they did a ten kilometer time trial on a treadmill while hooked up to various machines that could measure muscle output, VO2 Max, and other measures of performance. READ THE ARTICLE
Total Body Workout Doing a 30 day total body workout challenge is one of the best things you can ever do! Why? Because doing this workout routine target every single muscle in your body, from upper body to lower body. This challenge was created to help you reach your ultimate body and reduce excess body…