The misunderstanding of endurance adaptation and how to train all muscle types together

There are plenty of articles that explain much more in detail the different muscle fiber types and how to train for endurance or how to build muscle so I won’t go into those details. What I do want to address is the issue with getting both trained at the same time. First, the problem withContinue reading “The misunderstanding of endurance adaptation and how to train all muscle types together”

The bigger picture on fat-adaptation

A paradigm shift in understanding I’ve looked into various topics related to metabolism and what a high fat diet changes versus high carb. Topics such as heat production, weight management, ATP production, protein sparing, lactate, BHB, glycogen, starvation, evolution, bone health and collagen cross-links specifically, pyruvate etc.. have come together in a meaningful way. WhatContinue reading “The bigger picture on fat-adaptation”

The intimate triad glycogen – lactate – beta-hydroxybutyrate

There is a close relationship between glycogen, lactate and beta-hydroxybutyrate (BHB) that I would like to highlight in this post. Although it looks like a simple relationship, it has important implications. There is more to cover but I’ll focus on the acute phase. The essence A first scenario, no matter the available fuel type (fat,Continue reading “The intimate triad glycogen – lactate – beta-hydroxybutyrate”

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