Word is getting around about the secret to performing high intensity training sessions and to compete at the games.
Check out this video below where Neal Maddox gives you a hint
Did you catch it?
Yep, pre workout carbs! What a novel idea! Give your body the fuel it needs.
If you have ever tried a very low carb of ketogenic diet while training hard in the gym, you will know what I am talking about.
I hear the pubmed ninjas now who cry “But what about gluconeogenisis Mr Science Pants?”
You are correct that the body can convert protein to carbs (some new evidence says it can do it directly with fat also), but the process is SLOOOOOOW as a turtle on toprol. It just can’t keep up to fuel the body DURING exercise.
Moral of the story? For high performance, get in those carbs to properly fuel your training.
For more info, check this out Met Flex Ebook For High Intensity Athletes
Mike T Nelson