Initially, you will have neither enough carbohydrate nor ketones to fuel your brain. While you are always producing ketones, it takes time (up to 2-3 weeks) for your body to increase production to the point you are relying on them as a primary energy source. During this period, training performance will definitely suffer (and lifestyle performance may suffer as well). Your power output will be lower than normal. Your running pace will be slower than normal. Perceived exertion will go up, at all intensity levels. Recovery from training sessions will be hindered.
"Rugby" and "yoga" are two words that rarely appear in the same sentence. Giant men slamming into each other and leaving the playing field covered in mud are usually not the same men doing "child's pose." The New Zealand All Blacks team is a prime example of how far the practice of yoga is spreading. Recently, after the Blacks had failed to perform in big moments, the club hired yoga instructor Lyndsey Benn to work with the players. Benn told MSN earlier this year, "They all really loved the relaxing aspect of the yoga. Anything that grounded them and could get them laid down, relaxed and doing visualizations of the game ahead."
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