Misha Sakharoff
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How to boost athletic performance with breathing and nutrition

Are you interested in boosting your athletic performance? Listen to this podcast where I’m interviewed for a British cycling team Velocast CC. We are talking about‪#‎Buteyko‬ ‪#‎breathing‬, ‪#‎ketogenic‬ diet, multipurpose exercise and their role in optimisation of physical and ‪#‎mental‬ resilience for athletes ‪#‎velocast‬‪#‎cyclesystems‬ ‪#‎immunity‬ ‪#‎ketogenicdiet‬.

Q&A examples:

  • Nutrition – is the aim here to stay fat-fuelled up to lactate threshold?
    • Lactate threshold is only problem for high carb!
    • Fat-adaptation is a huge paradigm shift! Lactate is much lower and used better!
  • Nutrition – Before a 300 km cycling race, carbs are good?
    • Carb-loading is a concept for endurance athletes with low fat oxidation.
    • After full fat adaptation you won’t be needing it!
    • After adaptation you have 20-40.000 kCal of adipose fat = Never hypoglycemic again
  • Optimised breathing – what is the strongest advice to start with?
    • You start by never opening your mouth while biking.
    • Mouth is for eating, kissing and communicating. Definitely not for breathing!

Listen to the podcast here!

 


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About the Author Misha Sakharoff

My burning interest in human physiology is rooted in far-different areas of expertise such as martial arts, music and long professional career. My core competency lies in the combination of physiological knowledge regarding stress mechanisms and their close relationship with respiration, muscular tension and body balance.

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