I am running my 10K right now at 47min @ 220lbs. I would like to get my time under 45 minutes. With each pound less I weigh I will run a mile 2 seconds faster. The amount of weight I would need to drop to get sub 45 minutes would be 10lbs. I intend on embarking on a seven to eight day Velocity diet to drop the initial weight and the night before the race have some whole wheat pasta to fill my glycogen stores and the morning of have some surge for energy.
My question to you Chris is will this work to my benefit or am I going to set myself up for failure? Theoretically speaking it makes sense to me and all the weakness I feel will be gone since I will supersaturate my hungry muscles with the carbs it is looking for (150-200g) the day before the race.
What do you think?