Category Archives for "Keto"

[Article] Moving Beyond Keto: Burn Fat, Lose Weight & Boost Performance

Moving Beyond Keto:  Burn Fat, Lose Weight & Boost Performance

Tim’s story of overcoming obstacles and making life-changing decisions for better health offers an empowering template to empower yourself to attain “Higher Health & Peak Performance” at any age.In this podcast clip,, Tim McConnell shares his health recovery journey from facing severe chronic health challenges, to taking control of his health and totally transforming his […]

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The Limitations of Keto For Athletes

The Limitations of Keto For Athletes

In this podcast clip with Triathlete Diane Cridennda, we discuss dietary strategies and their impacts on athletic performance.  While many swear by either the ketogenic diet or high carb diet, their limitations for performance and overall health deserve a closer look.Understanding the Keto LimitationsThe ketogenic (or keto) diet has gained traction among fitness enthusiasts due […]

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Understanding the difference between Keto and Optimal Fat Metabolism

Understanding the difference between Keto and Optimal Fat Metabolism

In this podcast discussion with Peter Defty and Tony Konvalin, Tony and Peter talk about their experiences of carbohydrate restriction, higher but not high fat dietary macros, strategic use of carbs and how all this translates to becoming optimally metabolically efficient/flexible by becoming a higher level fat burner. This conversation goes ‘Beyond Keto’.OFM (Optimized Fat […]

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Article - Does KETO work for High Performance Athletes?

Does KETO work for High Performance Athletes?

Dr. French’s latest Hammer Nutrition blog post, Demystifying Keto Part ll, Keto for High-Performance Athletes discusses how a Ketogenic Diet applies to serious athletes like you, which provides me the opportunity to take up where this article leaves off, so you can achieve higher health and peak performance.How does Keto and Athletic Performance Work?“What about […]

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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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OFM: The Alternative to Keto vs Carbs

There is no one size fits all when it comes to reaching your highest performance potential. OFM (optimized fat metabolism)  is an individualized pathway to get you back to burning fat as your aerobic energy source.Why is this important? Because, what OFM athletes experience is not only improved performance but less damage! This results in feeling […]

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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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