Earlier this summer, Steve Phinney and Jeff Volek, authors of The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Performance, headed to the Western States 100-mile Endurance Run
LISTEN (20 Minutes) Steve Phinney, what you think about the new study from Harvard/Boston Children’s Hospital about “A Calorie is not just a Calorie.” STEVE PHINNEY: Well there is that (the concept that a Calorie is not just a Calorie). That’s what grabbed a lot of the news, and that’s a…
Listen here for a 55-minute, boisterous and mostly unedited live call-in show on KGNU Boulder/Denver with Steve Phinney, author of The Art & Science of Low Carb Living and The Art and Science of Low Carb Performance (a book on low carb eating for athletes). This was a show to raise…
“It is no longer a secret that both training intensity and volume can be better sustained by some athletes across a prolonged season when carbs are restricted. ” – Steve Phinney
STEVE PHINNEY – “When I’m asked how long ketoadaptation takes, I generally respond that some aspects of it take 6 weeks or more.” RICK JOHNSON “Low carb diets (might be improving) insulin resistance in part because of reduction of dietary glucose that reduces endogenous (body-manufactured) fructose.
The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living is available now. The co-authors, Steve Phinney and Jeff Volek, are both New York Times bestselling authors who have decades of clinical experience in low-carb dietary approaches to health, and have both published well-respected, and in some cases, classic research studies on low-carb, high-fat diets in the…
Listen (60 minutes) Dr. Steve Phinney — I can ride continuously for three hours and go 60 miles without any hunger or food cravings or drop off in performance. And I ride as well in the last 20 miles coming home as I do going out.
. . . clinicians and scientists discuss ketogenic diets for conditions that include Alzheimer’s, heart disease, diabetes and more.
What kills you is not plaque in the arteries. What kills you is the rupture of the plaque. What kills us in the Western world, we have this atherosclerotic process going on . . . and we have a pro-inflammatory diet.
Not just my bike racers were on low carb diets, but the roughly 3,000 patients that I used a low carbohydrate diets on during the 20 plus years of clinical practice consistently told me they had less colon problems, less concerns about constipation or diarrhea, when they were on a low carb diet, containing very little fiber, compared to a fiber rich, “optimum balanced” diet. It’s not so much the bulk. It’s the quote, happiness, of the lining cells of the colon. If the cells lining your colon are happy, it’s going to function well.