Seems we're closing in on an endurance pill. Something to help us run longer without having to put in additional training. Makes you wonder how this would affect marathon and ultramarathon running.
Well, it's unlikely to work like this:
Instead, it will allow your body to burn fat more efficiently and conserve glycogen. So this is the transformation you'll see on the outside:
Nevertheless, the impact elsewhere would be profound.
For instance, attention would shift at the pre-event expo. Some stands would be overrun:
Others less so:
And we'd have a whole new way of talking about nutrition: