The Flourishing Experiment

Serena Marie, a registered dietician and nutritionist, shares with us what a fat adapted diet is, how to figure out how many carbs your body needs, and how to fuel as a fat-adapted runner on a long run. If you've ever wondered about the ideal food for training as a runner, or what to eat in general, this is the podcast for you. Is a high carbohydrate diet a good idea for runners? What is a fat-adapted diet all about? Serena has a lot of gold nuggets and her enthusiasm for a fat-fueled diet does not disappoint.

Discussed this episode:

    Her Running History
    Why 5K training is more challenging than running Half Marathons
    What the difference is between a Dietician and Nutritionist
    What is fat-adapted running vs high cb running
    Fat adapted is less inflammatory on the body
    What can contribute to a “bad” run
    When to add carbs in if you are a fat-adapted runner
    Why high carb diet is not a great idea
    Women’s cortisol how it affects different parts of our body and why having some carbs can be good
    Why individualizing your eating plan is so key and more complex for a woman vs. a man
    When we increase carbs does it mean we are no longer fat-adapted and how to do it
    How to coordinate carb intake in relation to the days you train and when during the day
    Each body is different and how to add in carbs
    Fuel sources for long runs for fat-adapted runners
    When to take fat sources during a long run and when to take in sugar
    What Serena takes is honey and Energy Bits (receive 25% off when you type in RDFuel at check out at together to decrease inflammation for the later miles
    Kari’s plan to add in carbs
    Recipe for rice balls
    Kari’s plan (make a link to the plan that Serena made for me) that Serena gave
    Remember this advice is not to be taken instead of seeing your doctor

Serena's Diet Recommendations PDF

twitter: @SerenaMarieRD

Direct download: serena-marie-7-2014-lq.mp3
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