The Benefits of a Bodybuilding Style Keto Diet

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The Keto Diet has struck popularity lately with a wide variety of athletes using it for both weight control and cognitive benefits. Here's why and how you can use the Keto Diet as a bodybuilder.

Basic facts on the Keto Diet

Bodybuilding Ketogenic Diet: High protein, moderate fats and no carbohydrates.

Primary Use: Losing Bodyfat

Suits Training Type: Bodybuilding

Training Volume Required: Low - medium

Common foods eaten on a bodybuilding style Keto Diet

  • Seafood. Fish and shellfish are very keto-friendly foods
  • Low-Carb Vegetables
  • Cheese
  • Avocados
  • Meat and Poultry
  • Eggs
  • Coconut Oil
  • Butter
  • Plain Greek Yogurt and Cottage Cheese

Key benefits of Keto for bodybuilders

  • Forces your body to use stored body fat as an energy source
  • Helps reduce blood sugar levels
  • Provides a stable energy source that keeps you balanced
  • Reduces hunger due to lower blood glucose levels
  • Improves cholesterol profiles
  • Reduces inflammation
  • Improves cognitive function