Footnotes Electronic supplementary material The online version of this article Data normality was verified with the Shapiro-Wilk test. The study was developed following the ethical guidelines of the Declaration of Helsinki [ 21 ]. Energy availability discriminates clinical menstrual status in exercising women. Retrospective analysis of protein- and carbohydrate-focused diets combined with exercise on metabolic syndrome prevalence in overweight and obese women. A systematic review. Park HM.
Low-carbohydrate, high-fat and ketogenic diets are increasingly adopted by athletes for body composition and sports performance enhancements. However, as yet, there is no consensus on their efficacy in improving performance. The purpose of this pilot work was two-fold: i. Using a case study design, five New Zealand endurance athletes 4 females, 1 male underwent a week ketogenic dietary intervention. Data was transcribed and analysed using thematic analysis. All athletes increased their ability to utilise fat as a fuel source, including at higher exercise intensities. Athletes reported experiencing reduced energy levels initially, followed by a return of high levels thereafter, especially during exercise, but an inability to easily undertake high intense bouts. Each athlete reported experiencing enhanced well-being, included improved recovery, improvements in skin conditions and reduced inflammation. Despite performance decrements and some negative experiences, athletes were keen to pursue a modified low-carbohydrate, high-fat eating style moving forward due to the unexpected health benefits they experienced. Registered 28 April , retrospectively registered. Low-carbohydrate, high-fat LCHF diets, including their extreme version i. However, there is no consensus regarding the efficacy of ketogenic diets on sports performance.
The effects of a effect ketogenic diet and a low-fat diet size mood, hunger, and other self-reported jeto. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. View author publications. All participants diet consuming high-Omega 6 industrial seed oils prior to the study used as cooking fat and article from processed foods. Sports Basel. A sports nutritionist with experience in RT instructed participants on rffect use of the app keto managed dietary consumption over the course of the study.