Intermittent Fasting and Its Effects on Athletic Performance: A Review

  title={Intermittent Fasting and Its Effects on Athletic Performance: A Review},
  author={E. Levy and T. Chu},
  journal={Current Sports Medicine Reports},
  pages={266 - 269}
  • E. Levy, T. Chu
  • Published 2019
  • Medicine
  • Current Sports Medicine Reports
  • Abstract Intermittent fasting (IFast) has been around for most of human history, and its proposed health benefits have been mentioned in ancient civilizations. However, recently, there has been a renewed public interest in IFast. Given the importance of nutrition in optimizing athletic performance, there is a concern about the effects of IFast on athletics. Most of the studies looking at performance and fasting are regarding athletes who observe Ramadan. Looking at high-intensity, endurance… CONTINUE READING

    Topics from this paper.