THE VIKING MANIFESTO: Piecing Together a New Approach to Nutrition and Training for Swimmers from Scientific and Anecdotal Evidence.
Part 7: How Do I Get Started on the LCHF Diet?
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If you are still following along with the Manifesto at this point, then you must at least be intrigued enough to want to know what the low-carb, high-fat diet would look like in real life. You may not quite be ready to drop the traditional nutrition info recommended by USA Swimming in articles like this, and presentations like this, but you at least want to know how different this might really be. I doubt anyone wants to take it as far as I have, which means going almost completely carnivorous, but if you read below you can see that it doesn’t have to be that extreme. This cat lived to be age 39 on bacon, eggs, broccoli and coffee. It can’t be that hard, right?
Bacon, eggs, broccoli and coffee. This is key in my plot to break Jaring Timmerman’s records in the 100-104 age group.
The question is, do you have the nuggets to give this a try long enough to adapt and see if the low-carb, high-fat diet is really for you?