Reduced Physical Performance

You may experience a decrease in your performance when you first begin the keto diet, but it’s usually just from your body adapting to using fat instead of sugar. As your body shifts into using fat and ketones for energy, most of your strength and endurance will return to normal.

If you still notice problems with performance, you may see benefits from intaking carbs prior to your workout (or cycling carbs). Click here to read more.

For a closer look at how ketogenic dieting impacts exercise performance, check out our guide to keto and exercise.

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