Ten fun facts about Tim Noakes


Fact 1
Noakes has run more than 70 marathons.

Fact 2
He has attended University of Cape Town and Diocesan College. He received his MBChB, MD and DSc.

Fact 3
In the 1990's he helped found the Sports Science Institute of South Africa.


Fact 4
He is the author of the "Lore of Running". In this book, he states that a diet in fat and low carbs is best.

Fact 5
He has challenged that there is a central governor in exercise. That indicates a particular organ dictates how long, fast and hard someone can exercise.

Fact 6
His work has been published in the 1985 journal of "Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise".

Fact 7
Noakes' diet has been tested and proven to help lose weight and feel better physically.

Fact 8
He was awarded a Doctorate in Science in 2002.

Fact 9
In the condition called "Exercise-associated hyponatremia", he is the leading researcher today.

Fact 10
His diet is more commonly known today as the "Paleo Diet".


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