Tag: Energy Balance

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Episode 100 of the Guru Performance ‘We Do Science’ podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss ‘Diets and Body Composition’ with Alan Aragon MS and Brad Schoenfeld PhD. In this session we get into:

  • Defining ‘Diet’
  • Body Composition and Assessment Methods
  • Diet Archetypes
  • Nutrition v Exercise
  • Mechanisms Governing Body Composition Changes
  • Metabolic Adaptations to Over and Under Feeding
  • Reflections and Future Directions

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Download the Full PDF article >> Guru Performance Position Stand on Effective Weight Management

OVERVIEW

  1. Introduction
  2. Understanding energy balance
  3. Interactions between the components of energy balance
  4. Getting it right: total, type and timing
  5. Dissecting fad diets
  6. Psychological aspects of weight management
  7. Genetics and weight management
  8. Practical application
  9. Context statement
  10. References
  11. Authors

 

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(1) INTRODUCTION

Following the Christmas period, it is likely that many people will look for ways to ‘get in shape’; most probably because of the inevitable onslaught of calories that are an inherent part of the festive season. Whilst there are many outlets of information proposing ‘the most effective diets and strategies for weight management’, it is apparent that these discussions found on social media, blogs and even in the scientific literature on the very topic have become somewhat chaotic due to the misuse of terms used to describe aspects of weight management and energy balance. The main objective of this position stand is to put the evidence that best characterizes weight management strategies into perspective, and believe it or not it’s simpler than you might imagine. We will discuss the underlying principles of weight control: what we know, what we still don’t know, and how this information can be put to use in a practical sense.

 

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Episode 84 of the Guru Performance ‘We Do Science’ Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss ‘Impact of Non Exercise Activity” with Professor Dylan Thompson, University of Bath, UK. In this session we get into:

  • Defining ‘Exercise’ & ‘Physical Activity’
  • Non Exercise Physical Activity & Energy Expenditure (NEAT)
  • Significance of Non-Exercise Physical Activity to Total Energy Expenditure
  • Structured exercise as a supplemental stimulus to energy expenditure
  • Impact of variability in physical activity on physiological outcomes
  • Behavioural Compensation
  • Testing & monitoring non-exercise physical activity & energy expenditure
  • Future research

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