Following research into low carb diets by running guru Time Noake's, author of the Lore of Running some elite South African marathon runners will be eating 'Ketosis Snax' during this years VLM. "We're not expecting to win, but our research has shown the with training on a low carb diet can produce incredible results." Said Noakes. When asked what sort of times his athletes will achieve he suggested times about a minute per mile slower then what would usually be expected from top level athletes.
From The Cape Town Journal
The article was longer but I had to copy it as it was scanned from a news paper.
Noakes said the research is in its early days and to remember that these athletes bodys had been polluted by years of bad nutrition, like he suggested in his book.
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