Fat Adapted Athlete: My experience with climbing on the ketogenic diet

Now I don’t know about you but climbing has never struck me as a sport that requires elite levels of endurance, so what’s the draw to the ketogenic diet for me? The dreaded wall. Last summer, after breaking free of a knee injury I started Continue Reading →

Fat Adapted Athlete: What is the ketogenic diet?

Very low carbohydrate diets have been getting more attention amongst climbers and elite athletes looking for an edge to boost performance. The one question on everyone’s mind: “Can eating a very low carbohydrate diet deliver a performance boost for a predominantly glycolytic sport like climbing?” Continue Reading →