To Pasta or NOT To Pasta (prior to exercise/a long run)? This is a good question!

For exercise performance, a higher carb diet (70%) is recommended. However, this is not the case if fat loss is the goal. Remember…performance or fat loss?  Pick ONE because they each require action(s) that counter-act each other. Afterwards, you may consider, as the ideal time to carb-up in preparation for a subsequent training event –…

An article worth reading re. Exercise and Cholesterol

http://www.unm.edu/~lkravitz/Article%20folder/cholesterol.htmlThe Role of Physical Activity on Lipid and Lipoprotein Levels There is a variety of environmental and personal factors that may influence a person’s cholesterol composition such as age, gender, level of body fat, dietary intake of fat, cholesterol and carbohydrates, alcohol consumption, cigarette smoking, medication, menopausal status, and exercise. Because of complex interactions among…