High Intensity Exercise on a Ketogenic Diet?

My Ketogenic Experiment

In this post I will explore the theory behind a Ketogenic diet for endurance athletic performance, and tell you how I tested the idea for myself using both a Half-Marathon and 5k races as performance markers.

I will attempt to answer the following questions:

  • What is a Ketogenic diet?
  • Why might a Ketogenic diet enhance endurance performance?
  • Will a ketogenic diet work for high intensity performance such as a 5k?
  • What are the downsides of a ketogenic diet?

Ketogenic Diet: The Theory Behind It

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