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Any low-carbing distance runners here?


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Any low-carbing distance runners here?

geekmom | Apr 23, 2013 04:51 PM

Just curious if anyone else here successfully stuck to a low carb diet while doing longer-distance runs several times a week? I'm doing fine with low carb for my usual 5-10km distances 3-4 times a week, but just signed up for my first half-marathon (end of Sept) and kind of wondering if the low carb plan may present problems with low energy. I'm doing the Slow Carb Diet where you are allowed meat, veg and legumes but no dairy products, and one cheat day per week which I generally schedule the day before my longest run so that I have extra carbs in my system. I'd be interested to hear about others' experiences.

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