diet & nutrition
PaleoRunner | Ben Greenfield: Ketogenic Performance
I talk with Ben Greenfield about the benefits of a ketogenic diet for endurance athletes. Ben recently competed in Ironman Kona and Ironman Canada using a ketogenic diet. We talk about why he used a ketogenic diet and if he'd ever do it again. We also talk about his minimal training protocol, where Ben gets incredible results from small amounts of targeted training. Check out his latest book Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life.
The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show with Jimmy Moore Episode 588: South African Running Legend Tim Noakes Embraces High-Fat, Low-Carb Living
Jimmy interviews South African professor of exercise and sports science researcher and marathon runner Professor Timothy Noakes.
The Livin' La Vida Low-Carb Show with Jimmy Moore Episode 944: Zach Bitter Is An Ultramarathon World Champion Fueled By LCHF
Ketogenic ultra marathon runner Zach Bitter discusses why ultra running became appealing to him, and how he transitioned from his old 60-70% carbohydrate endurance diet to LCHF.
The Livin' La Vida Low-Carb Show with Jimmy Moore Episode 642: Ultramarathon Runner Timothy Olson Thrives On A Low-Carb Diet
Listen in as Jimmy and Timothy talk about how he has always had a passion for running, the interest he got in learning more about nutritional performance due to his own physical challenges, why “carb-loading” is still so popular amongst his fellow endurance athletes, why he chooses to eat a high-fat, low-carb diet to be in a ketogenic state, his historic win at the 2012 Western States 100 ultramarathon, how a late-race challenge from one of his fellow competitors pushed him to finish strong, what he did to avoid “bonking” during the race, his new sponsors giving him the freedom to race in places like New Zealand in 2013 and so much more. You’ve heard about this ketogenic diet marathon runner, now hear directly from the man himself in his own words in today’s interview.
Sports Nutrition: Race Fueling for the Fat-Adapted Athlete, Use Fasted Workouts With Caution, Pre-Race Hydration Tips, and More
Recommendations for a race nutrition strategy while trying to be a fat-adapted athlete; how much can practicing race nutrition during training negatively impact fat utilization developed in training, and does the concept of nutritional periodization have any role; should you be doing fasted workouts for up to 2 hours or take in calories instead; is it still a fasted workout if you ate a carb-heavy dinner the night prior; pre-race hydration tips; recovering from spinal surgery and looking for the right supplements/nutrition; the Vitamix vs. a juicer; difference between maltodextrin and refined sugars; and more.
Sports Nutrition: Fat-Adapted or Carb-Based Approach to Racing, The Argument for Less Fiber, and Yay or Nay to Chocolate Milk?
Taking a fat-adapted or carb-based approach to racing and the differences, do different diets work best for different people, how can a person go about experimenting to find out which is best for him or her, etc.; chocolate milk as recovery; MAP to heal injury; pre-race fueling and hydration for shorter races i.e. 15ks; is fiber worse than we thought and should we peel skins of fruits and veggies or is fiber ok; dosing for Ucan Superstarch in an Ironman; gels without sugar and fuel alternatives for fat-adapted athletes; Ucan Superstarch vs. the Skratch Labs “food and drink” way of fueling; and more.
Ketogenic Athlete - Episode 15 - Professor Tim Noakes Shares How Keto Helps Endurance
In this interview, Prof. Tim Noakes discusses the effects of running on a low carb diet, the best types of training regimens, and the importance of proper hydration.
Paleo Runner - Episode 77: Zach Bitter – High Performance, Low-Carb Running
I talk with Zach Bitter about how he maintains a low-carb lifestyle while smashing American Records at 100 miles and 200k. We talk about why he went low-carb and how it helps fuel his running. Topics include pre-race and during race nutrition strategies, cooking tips and suggestions, and training for upcoming races.
general athletic Performance
Tim Noakes: Low Carb for Endurance Athletes
In this episode Professor Tim Noakes discusses the benefits of a low carb diet. Prof Noakes is a medical doctor, exercise scientist, and prolific author with a passion for running. His latest book, Challenging Beliefs takes the reader through his most important ideas. Three years ago, Tim discovered the benefits of a low carbohydrate diet. He says that once he dropped the carbs his running came back. Since then, he has been studying the benefits a low carb diet and how it can work for endurance athletes.
The Tim Ferriss Show | Dr. Peter Attia Interview (Full Episode)
This episode delves into all types of performance enhancement and tracking — optimizing blood testing, drinking “jet fuel,” training for ultra-endurance sports, consuming synthetic ketones, using metabolic chambers, extending longevity by avoiding certain types of exercise, and much more.
Jamie Caporosso – CrossFit and Ketogenic Paleo - Podcast #49
Jamie Caporosso also shares what he eats on a typical day especially when he’s out on the road and what it is like to be keto-adapted. Get to know about his CrossFit gym and an overview of the programs they run in addition to movements that you can start incorporating into your own workout.
In this episode, we review:
Some people who are going low carb and not doing well with exercise may need to increase their carb intake.
How is low carb ketogenic diet different than a paleo ketogenic diet.
On social pressure and what to say to people
Recommended CrossFit style of movements
How CrossFit can hurt some people.
The Tim Ferriss Show - The World's Most Famous Performance-Enhancement Chemist
In this science-dense conversation, we cover a ton, mostly related to better performance through chemistry. We also discuss Patrick’s biggest successes and mistakes, his path to science, ursolic acid and other clever creations, exogenous ketone supplementation for sports, as well as nonsense in the media about anabolics (e.g., current Delta-2 scandal).
The Livin' La Vida Low-Carb Show with Jimmy Moore Episode 1130
One of the hottest sports in America today is mixed martial arts as evidenced by the $4 billion sale of UFC that took place just this week. Today’s featured interview guest is a former MMA fighter and newly-converted low-carb, high-fat, ketogenic athlete named Kyle Kingsbury. After completing his MMA career in 2014, Kyle decided to focus on optimizing his nutrition as a means for improving his athletics. That’s what led him to study and implement the low-carb, high-fat, ketogenic diet into his routine. Now he spreads the word about living better through lifestyle choices. Listen in as Jimmy and Kyle discuss his progression as an athlete, what his old diet looked like compared to how he eats today, his views on and uses of fasting, the practical application of ketogenic diets in athletic performance, and all the amazing benefits that come from eating keto.
The Livin' La Vida Low-Carb Show with Jimmy Moore Episode 457: A Visit From ‘The Get Fit Guy’ And Triathlete Ben Greenfield
Ben and Jimmy talk at length about being a healthy low-carb eater in a very grueling competitive athletic field, keeping hydration up and carbs in control, Ben’s many web sites and podcast shows as well as his iPhone app and consulting services! He’s one of the hardest-working people in the nutrition and fitness community and we’re happy to have him here.