Jogging & Running/Gluten and bonking

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I have heard this nonsense going on at the track, which I call nonsense but I'd be curious to hear a second opinion.
In specific it is "if you eat gluten free you don't bonk on your runs"...nonsense to me because the so-called bonking is about glycogen - a carb, while gluten is a protein by the way.
In my opinion people are a bit too crazy of this gluten-free hysteria and they're seeing gluten everywhere without even knowing what it is.
Am I right?

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Dear Anne,

This Orthopedic Chicago Podiatrist located in West Loop 60661, Roscoe Village 60618, Ukrainian Village 60622, Elmhurst 60126 & Bartlett 60103 says,
You're right. Gluten has nothing to do with bonking. People wish to be Olympians but need an excuse when they come in second.
For a good article explaining bonking- http://www.runnersworld.com/nutrition-for-runners/the-science-behind-bonking
Hope this helps & Good Luck!

Dr George Tsatsos, Svetlana Zats, Dr Mariano Rivera, Dr Massard & Dr Gelbmann
Chicago 60661, 60618 & 60622, Elmhurst 60126, Bartlett 60103 Podiatrists
Board Certified swimming or wearing a knee bin Foot and Ankle Surgery & Orthopedics
New South Loop Location-Chicago 60661

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