Episode 118

Ep 118: Supplemental ketones as fuel/Jen O'Keefe of First Bourne

In this episode:

The ketogenic diet is not a great idea for endurance athletes but some of the theoretical benefits of ketones as fuel are enticing. Supplemental ketones have been used by professional cyclists for some time now, is there any evidence to suggest this is a viable strategy for triathletes? Plus, a conversation with the co-executive director of First Bourne, a new company that offers exciting new options with full service for triathlon camps to athletes and coaches.


[08:29]- Medical mailbag: ketone supplements

[27:40]- Jennifer O'Keefe


@first.bourn on Instagram

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A fresh take on all things triathlon with a special focus on health and wellness topics. Train hard, train healthy.

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Jeffrey Sankoff

Jeff Sankoff is an emergency physician, multiple Ironman finisher and the TriDoc. Jeff owns TriDoc Coaching and is a coach with LifeSport Coaching. Living in Denver with his wife and three children, Jeff continues to race triathlons while producing the TriDoc podcast.