Sports Nutrition: Fight Inflammation, How Much Water Per Hour is Too Much; Can You Bonk on Fat-Adapted Nutrition Protocol; and More

July 15, 2014

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Ben Greenfield joins us for this edition of Sports Nutrition. Topics covered and questions answered including:

-Ben’s take on doing the Crossfit workout, Murph
-Curcumin and boswellia for inflammation
-How do proteolytic enzymes work differently than other anti-inflammatories like curcumin, etc, in fighting inflammation
-Is glutathione a supplement we should be taking or is it a waste?
-How about NAC, a precursor to glutathione?
-Top-rated NAC brand: PharmaNac
-Ben’s whey protein powder picks: Mt. Capra and ThorneFX
-What are some ways to ingest more water during workouts or races in the heat longer than about 2 hours to prevent severe dehydration
-Mention of the hydration pack, The Source
-How much water maximum can we safely drink per hour during exercise to avoid hyponatremia — Ben’s gives specifics!
-Practicing a fat-adapted fueling strategy for a half-Ironman, but bonked — what happened? How to remedy?
-The real deal on oxalic acid and should we be concerned about it
-and more!

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