"Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food" - Hippocrates

Saturday, June 12, 2010

To Eat or Not to Eat- Before Exercise

Some of you might have seen the recent study about burning more fat by skipping breakfast. Article link: http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/2010-06-04-eating-exercise_N.html Hmm... most nutrition experts (myself included) recommend eating before exercise. Well, it depends on what your goals are. Unfortunately, it is difficult to make general nutrition recommendations because each person and their situation is unique.
Whereas the cyclists were able to burn more fat, their performance suffered greatly. So for competitive athletes, this is not a good idea. Especially after an overnight fast. In my opinion, you can find other ways to burn fat without sacrificing performance. Here are some tips:
Happy training and fat burning.

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