The failure for many "performance" fuelling strategies is that they are short term measures not necessarily geared towards optimising one's longer term metabolic health.
It is Thursday March 26, 2015 and something remarkable has just happened. By defeating India in the ICC Cricket World Cup Semi Final today, the Australian Cricket Team will take to the pitch against New Zealand on Sunday next as favourites to win the World Cup.
When I hit 37 I experienced what most guys would probably refer to as the “aging process” as it relates to exercise performance. This is typically the first tap on the shoulder from father time and if you’re a male of a certain age, you will know precisely what I’m talking about.
Paleo has an image problem.
It's not that it doesn't make you leaner, metabolically healthier and generally all round better looking naked.
1. Your Heart muscle prefers ketones (particularly as you age).
In Run on Fat, Preventative Cardiologist Dr Philip Mills tells us that the heart muscle prefers ketones for fuel over glucose. How do we get em? Try the Great 8 for starters....
-Donal O'Neill is the Producer of Cereal Killers (2013); Run on Fat - Cereal Killers 2 (2015); Co - Producer of The Big Fat Fix (2016); Co-author of The UK bestseller The Pioppi Diet (2017).