In this episode of the Fit2Fat2Fit Experience, Drew talks to professional ultra-marathon runner and keto-adapted athlete Mike McKnight about his recent 100 mile run with zero food. They discuss how Mike discovered the sport of running, how he discovered the keto diet, and how the keto diet has transformed his running performance. Finally, they break down Mike’s 100 mile run with no food, and explore how the results may help future runners properly adapt to the keto diet while optimizing their performance and boosting overall energy.
[04:40] How Mike overcame a broken back and discovered the sport of ultra-marathon running.
[19:25] How Mike prepares in anticipation of an upcoming race including his training schedule, diet, and how he typically fuels his body in an ultra-marathon.
[25:55] Mike’s post-race recovery protocol, and how it might change in light of his fasted 100 mile race.
[29:37] Mike explains how his training differed in preparation for a fasted race, and walks us through his 19 hour run.
[41:50] Mike’s plans going forward and how this race has changed his perspective on preparation as well as the mid-race benefits of adapting to less food.
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