Editorial - Journal of Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine (2021) Volume 5, Issue 3
Intermittent Fasting and its Effects on Athletic Performance
Intermittent fasting (IFast) has been around for much of human history, and ancient cultures have discussed its health benefits. However, there has recently been a resurgence of public interest in IFast. Given the importance of nutrition in maximising athletic success, the effects of IFast on athletes are a source of concern. The majority of studies on performance and fasting focus on athletes who observe Ramadan.