TOPIC REVIEW......Fasting and Performance
As the end of the year is nigh, we decided to have a look through our back catalogue of Podcast episodes and discovered we have released over 90 episodes and have had over 21,000 downloads since we started Podcasting back in April 2020, which is very exciting and all thanks to you, our loyal followers.
We went on to explore which of the episodes has been most popular, and the all-time most popular one is: Episode 18 Intermittent Fasting and the Female Runner. We then decided to review it and give you any updates on the subject. So here we will:
Pull out key highlights from Ep18
Introduce some new information from recent studies
Give tips on including fasting in your daily/training life
Some of you may also find this information helpful in getting you “back on track” with your healthy eating routines following the indulgences of Christmas.
In the past 10-15 years we have become aware of FASTING as a way to promote good health, longevity and weight loss. There are so many different fasting approaches it can be difficult to know if FASTING would be health promoting for YOU as an individual and if it would help you as a runner. Here we summarise Episode 18 Intermittent Fasting and the Female Runner.
The Different Approaches to Intermittent Fasting
The Benefits of Intermittent Fasting
The Drawbacks of Intermittent Fasting
Updates on Intermittent Fasting and Sports Performance
Tips on Including Intermittent Fasting in YOUR Daily Life and Training
The suggestions we make during this episode are for guidance and
advice only, and are not a substitute for medical advice or treatment.
If you have any concerns regarding your health, please contact
your healthcare professional for advice as soon as possible.
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