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    The Ketogenic Diet and Sport: A Possible Marriage?

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    graham64
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    The Ketogenic Diet and Sport: A Possible Marriage?

    Post by graham64 on Thu Sep 03 2015, 23:06

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    The ketogenic diet (KD) is used widely as a weight loss strategy and, more rarely, as therapy for some diseases. In many sports, weight control is often necessary (boxing, weightlifting, wrestling, etc.), but the KD usually is not considered. Our hypothesis is that KD might be used to achieve fat loss without affecting strength/power performance negatively

    Full text: http://journals.lww.com/


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    Re: The Ketogenic Diet and Sport: A Possible Marriage?

    Post by Baruney on Thu Sep 03 2015, 23:23

    @graham64 wrote:Abstract


    The ketogenic diet (KD) is used widely as a weight loss strategy and, more rarely, as therapy for some diseases. In many sports, weight control is often necessary (boxing, weightlifting, wrestling, etc.), but the KD usually is not considered. Our hypothesis is that KD might be used to achieve fat loss without affecting strength/power performance negatively

    Full text: http://journals.lww.com/

    We're way beyond that now. Ketogenic diets with the right % macronutrient mix can be used by athletes for weight loss or maintenance but is now being touted as giving them the compete edge in that they have so much more in the energy bank being keto adapted.

    Look forward to reading your link in more detail later.

    Cheers.

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