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Moniqu Ryan

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The Five Biggest Fat Myths for Athletes

September 18, 2017

olive-oil-for-cooking-360x240Athletes and dietary fat have long had a complicated and changing relationship. They want to lose fat, burn more fat, and are often confused about how much fat to consume in their daily training diet. Ketogenic diets are certainly receiving much attention particularly from ultraendurance athletes, and fat burning supplements continue to be widely promoted. A recent article on Outside.com provides a great review of 5 fat myths for athletes citing peer reviewed literature and advice from experts and researchers.