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The Daily Echo: The Art and Science of Low-Carbohydrate Performance by Jeff Volek and Stephen Phinney… November 28, 2018

November 28, 2018

On today’s echo I share Brian Johnson’s review of a great book..

Here are 5 of my favorite Big Ideas from “The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Performance” by Jeff Volek and Stephen Phinney. Hope you enjoy!

Jeff Volek and Stephen Phinney are both academic researchers and professors who have been studying sports nutrition, ketogenic diets and peak performance for decades. To put it in perspective, Dr. Stephen Phinney (with his MD from Stanford and PhD from MIT) coined the phrase “keto-adapted” in 1980. Big Ideas we explore include: the accepted dogma (vs. compelling data), two fuel tanks (you want to go hours or days?), veto-adaptation (how to), protein (necessary but in moderation), fat (your most important fuel; the good and bad!), and the macro breakdown (here it is!).

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