Sunday Times Books LIVE Community Sign up

Login to Sunday Times Books LIVE

Forgotten password?

Forgotten your password?

Enter your username or email address and we'll send you reset instructions

Sunday Times Books LIVE


@ Sunday Times Books LIVE

Podcast: Tim Noakes Says Athletes Should Not Always Carbo-load

Challenging BeliefsAthletes are often advised to fill up on carbohydrates to improve their performance – a process known as carbo-loading. But now, prof Tim Noakes, author of Challenging Beliefs, says that about 50% of these atheletes are in fact carbohydrate resistant, without knowing it, which means that the carbs are simply going to their fat cells.

Noakes spoke to 702‘s John Robbie about his recent support of a high protein diet.

What’s happened to carbo-loading? Prof Tim Noakes is now recommending high protein/Atkins diet. Speaking to him 8:45am.Mon Jan 23 05:25:37 via TweetDeck

Book details


Please register or log in to comment