Category Archives for "Fat Adaptation"

The best diet for performance and health - Keto or High Carb?

The best diet for performance and health – Keto or High Carb?

Confused and frustrated with dietary advice to fuel your athletic pursuits? . . . the ‘information age’ is drowning us with binary thinking. The conventional High-Carb camp states you need massive amounts of carbohydrates to perform well, while, on the other end of the spectrum, the Keto camp espouses the health and performance benefits of […]

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The Emerging Data Behind Vespa’s Results-based Performances

For over 20 years we have advocated a “Fat as your Fuel” approach to Sports Nutrition and performance. And over this time Vespa has yielded results all the way to the highest pinnacles of sports. From the Marathon to Figure Skating Vespa has helped athletes achieve Olympic Gold, set world and course record and win competitions. […]

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What is Fat Adaptation?

This is a question I get asked a lot, and, of course, there are a lot of online “gurus” claiming to understand Fat Adaptation who have magically appeared in the past 3 years to add to the confusion.  In my 18+ years of developing with Fat Adaptation for performance I’ve worked with a lot of […]

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Ketosis, Fat Adaptation and how it affects your Glycogen

In this interview with Mike Mutzel, I discuss real world fat-adaptation and how everything changes with performance fat adaptation. Some key points:   I stress individuality and how one size does not  fit all when it comes to sports nutrition.The best level of Ketones probably are sub-clinical for athletes  Beta-oxidation is actually the principle energy pathway […]

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Your Natural Physiology – The Key to Boundless Energy

In this video I discuss how Vespa works with your Natural Physiology to unlock the boundless energy stored in your body without concentrated sugar and carbs, which can cause inflammation and a host of health challenges for athletes. Watch the video and read the article on why this is working for hundreds of athletes: Your Natural […]

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The Holy Grail of Health and Performance – 3 Key Principles

Immediately after bonking at my first marathon back in 2000 my fat adaptation journey started with a simple question…”What were the evolutionary pressures which shaped us as humans?” ‘Primitive’ Man, did not have a bowl of oatmeal, then grab a couple of gels before he went hunting. His and his tribe’s lives depended upon mental and […]

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OFM and the Mitochondria Performance Advantage

Mitochondria are literally your cell’s energy powerhouse. This is where ATP is produced. On a cellular level, the more your cells contain, the larger they are, the more capacity your body has to train, compete, and remain healthy & robust.  OFM provides a “Mitochondrial Advantage” in numerous ways. Fat-Adapted Metabolic State: Simply put, a molecule of fatty […]

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