The TriDot Triathlon Podcast

Intermittent Fasting for Triathletes

Episode Summary

What is intermittent fasting and why are some athletes adopting this approach? In this episode, expert nutritionist Dr. Krista Austin outlines different types of fasting and overviews how restricting food can impact your body composition, mood, sleep patterns, HbA1c, insulin regulation, and cholesterol levels. Learn about fat oxidation, muscle protein synthesis, and nutrient timing in relationship to fasting. Listen in to determine if intermittent fasting could be beneficial for you.