Back in November, I grabbed me a copy of Primal Endurance.
I had been toying with the idea of trying the low-carb diet/lifestyle and was curious how to do so while maintaining my running fitness.
While Primal Endurance does talk about the health benefits (and performance benefits) of avoiding all processed sugars, all grains, and all cheap oils, one thing I was not expecting was to learn so much about the value of heart rate training and how beneficial it is to train easy if you want your body to become proficient at burning fats for fuel.
When I finished the book, I knew I needed to try both slowing down and kicking the carbs out of my diet.
It’s now been a little over three months that I’ve basically done heart rate training exclusively, and the results are promising.
My experiment will continue at least until the end of 2018, but in just these first few months I’ve had a lot of folks ask me about my experience so far.
May as well answer the common questions for all of you then, eh?