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Forum: Nutrition 03-06-2009, 05:34 PM
Replies: 45
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Posted By Kevin ONeall
Re: Protein requirements

I'm the guy who started this thread. Although I run ultras I'm hardly a scrawny runt. I was a powerlifter for years, before developing an interest in running. Deadlift was my favorite with my...
Forum: Nutrition 03-05-2009, 11:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 16,019
Posted By Kevin ONeall
Re: Protein requirements

Can't I run just because I like it? I'm 5'6" and weigh around 170. Body fat around 15%. I was a competitive powerlifter in my youth. I started running because weights got boring. I was a...
Forum: Nutrition 03-02-2009, 11:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 16,019
Posted By Kevin ONeall
Re: Protein requirements

The idea of using body fat for energy is a potent lure. But for me, years of Atkins failed to make me a better runner. I lurk on several runner's forums and have not found any runners who were...
Forum: Nutrition 03-01-2009, 08:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 16,019
Posted By Kevin ONeall
Re: Protein requirements

Thanks for the replies. 1gram per pound is a nice, round number so guess I'll use that. I assume at worst that any excess protein turns into sugar anyway.

kevin
Forum: Nutrition 02-27-2009, 01:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 16,019
Posted By Kevin ONeall
Protein requirements

I posted this on the zone website but so far no replies:

I'm wondering where I fit concerning protein requirements.

During the winter I average running 50 miles per week, probably half of that...
Forum: Fitness 02-23-2009, 10:11 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 22,948
Posted By Kevin ONeall
Re: 60 vs. 90 min. aerobic for weight loss

I'm new here, mainly lurking, but I can offer two cents worth of experience; I've done a dozen 24 hr races. It may help you to survive the run if you take regular walking breaks. Generally I walk...
Forum: Nutrition 07-19-2007, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,154
Posted By Kevin ONeall
At low heart rates the body is burning mostly...

At low heart rates the body is burning mostly fat. At high heart rates the body is burning mostly sugar. Training shifts the equation towards fat burning. I mean you begin to be able to burn fat...
Forum: Nutrition 07-18-2007, 08:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,761
Posted By Kevin ONeall
I've done several marathons on low carb. It can...

I've done several marathons on low carb. It can be done but expect your pace to be a lot slower than if you've loaded up on carbs. Some people may be able to run on fat but I never could. If...
Forum: Nutrition 06-27-2007, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,306
Posted By Kevin ONeall
I'm as ready as I can be. My main worry is the...

I'm as ready as I can be. My main worry is the heat. The weather reports says 90 degrees, no clouds. The race is in Medicine Bow National Forest around 9000ft altitude. During the day I'll stick...
Forum: Nutrition 06-24-2007, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,306
Posted By Kevin ONeall
Lowcarb meaning less than 100 grams of carb per...

Lowcarb meaning less than 100 grams of carb per day. I don't know what the percentage is.

What I eat for training: Generally my meals are Zone-like. I calculate the number of grams of protein...
Forum: Nutrition 06-23-2007, 08:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,306
Posted By Kevin ONeall
This is my first post on this forum. I'm a...

This is my first post on this forum. I'm a distance runner preparing for a 24 hour race. I've followed a low carb diet for several months. I'm wondering what to eat during the race. Typically...
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