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The immediate energy source for your muscles is adenosine triphosphate (ATP). When exerting force with a muscle it gets depleted (quickly) and when exhausted you fail to exert the same force. After 5 reps with the maximum weight you can do for 5 reps of some movement, a 6th rep fails. Fortunately, ATP can also get replenished relatively quickly. When being ...


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It's quite normal to feel "weak" on a ketogenic diet, at least compared to one with a normal amount of carbs in it. You need energy from either fat or carbs. Fat is stored for longer and the energy "lasts" longer(but spikes less), whereas carbs spike quite fast and drop off more steeply. From the sound of it, perhaps you aren't getting enough good fats in ...


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I've done the ketogenic diet for some months last year. Some of this is thus anecdotal and highly personal, your mileage may vary. First I'll go with some actual objective stuff. The ketogenic diet, before becoming a health fad (not necessarily a bad thing) had been used to treat epilepsy. This means you can find some medical literature about it and there's ...



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