Category Archives for "Fat Adaptation"

[Article] Cell health and Mitochondria - every athlete needs to know this!

Cell health and Mitochondria – every athlete needs to know this!

Today we are taking a deeper dive into the underlying physiology (Mitochondria) and why optimizing your fat metabolism has profound implications for your athletic performance AND health.  Additionally this has implications on aging and actually reverse the aging process. The key is Mitochondrial Health. Why is Mitochondria so important for you as an athlete?These literally are […]

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[Article] Keto + Carbs = Fat-Adapted PERFORMANCE! - How is this possible?

Keto + Carbs = Fat-Adapted PERFORMANCE! – How is this possible?

So being Fat Adapted means that carbohydrates are ok? Yep, it’s by Optimizing YOUR  Fat Metabolism! Covered topics: Dispelling  the Binary thinking being marketed to You; ‘keto’ vs. ‘hi-carb’Understanding how your Carb Threshold worksHigh Performance Tip – Build up Your Carb ThresholdYOU!, the Fat Adapted athlete, are a completely different animal compared to the hardcore keto or […]

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Removing the Stress out of Carb Counting | Fat Adaptation

In today’s video I’m going to talk about how to count carbs without going crazy.  OFM (Optimized Fat Metabolism) makes carb counting sustainable and doable for you. With the strictness of the Keto diet, counting every gram of carbohydrate creates stress which is actually counter-productive to what you want to achieve.   So how do we make […]

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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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