Welcome to the Fazlifts Podcast and episode with special guest Menno Henselmans. We cover Keto for Contest Prep dieting. My aim here was to provide a balanced view of keto inline with the research, as it so often comes with a negative bias in evidenced based circles.
00:08 Life in Brazil
00:38 Introducing Menno
01:25 Keto for Contest Prep
01:47 Advantages of keto for contest prep
05:16 Appetite suppression variability
07:11 Decision fatigue and dieting rules
08:58 Keto bias in evidence based circles
09:53 Summarising the benefits
12:13 Downsides and exaggerated claims
13:42 Glycogen and performance in keto long term
18:05 Training style on keto
20:33 Evaluating the criticisms
22:00 Which ketogenic diet is most appropriate
28:20 Flexible dieting vs rigid diet structures in adherence
35:16 Setting up a contest prep diet
37:51 Rate of weight loss
41:08 Differences in the final stages
42:55 Periodising food choices on the way down
45:38 The value of ketosis vs filling non-keto foods
47:52 Vegetable intake
51:00 Timeline for prep
52:33 Peak week strategies
56:19 Does carb tolerance change with long term keto
58:37 Menno wrote a book!
My experience comes in the sports of Bodybuilding, Powerlifting and Strongman. With my coaching experience coming in with fat loss, muscle gain, strength and building better athletes for sports such as Football, Hockey, Crossfit, Rowing and Boxing.
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