Fuel for the Work Required: A Game Changer for Endurance Athletes?

Adam McDonald

Here at Resilient Nutrition we’re all about using cutting-edge science to maximise performance - after all, it’s the foundation we’ve built our products on. In today’s blog we’re bringing you insights into how you can make dramatic improvements to your endurance through nutritional “periodisation” strategies used by professional athletes. These methods are based on a concept known as “fuel for the work required”.   Key takeaways Chronic consumption of a low-carbohydrate diet can impair endurance performance. Instead, to maximise the ability to use both fat and carbohydrate during training, carbohydrate periodisation is recommended. Even ultra-endurance athletes are likely to benefit from...

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