Tag: Sports Nutrition

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Episode 88 of the Guru Performance ‘We Do Science’ Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss ‘Nutrition & Athletic Performance (part 3)’ with Travis Thomas PhD, University of Kentucky, USA. In this session we get into:

  • Quick review of parts 1 & 2 of this podcast 3-part mini-series based on the new ACSM / DC / AND Position Stand on Nutrition & Athletic Performance
  • Focus for this episode (part 3): Performance Nutrition
  • Pre-, During and Post-Event Eating
  • Hydration Guidelines: Fluid & Electrolyte Balance (before, during, and after exercise)
  • Carbohydrate Intake Guidelines: Achieving adequate muscle glycogen stores
  • Protein Intake Guidelines
  • Dietary Supplements & Ergogenic Aids
  • Special Populations and Environments (Vegetarian athlete, altitude, extreme environments, hot & cold environments)
  • Roles and Responsibilities of Performance Nutrition Professionals (scope of practice, education etc)

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, by Guru Performance

Episode 87 of the Guru Performance ‘We Do Science’ Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss ‘Nutrition & Athletic Performance (part 2)’ with Travis Thomas PhD, University of Kentucky, USA. In this session we get into:

  • Review of part 1 of this podcast mini-series based on the ACSM / DC / AND Position Stand on Nutrition & Athletic Performance
  • Focus for this episode (part 2): Nutrition For Athlete Preparation
  • Energy Requirements, Energy Balance, and Energy Availability
  • Body Composition & Sports Performance
  • Principals of Altering Body Composition and Weight
  • Macronutrient Requirement for Sport (energy pathways and training adaptations, carbohydrates, protein, fats, alcohol
  • Metabolic Flexibility & Performance
  • Micronutrients (focus on iron, vitamin D, calcium, and antioxidants)
  • Foundational Performance Nutrition (food first, habits & behaviours)
  • Dr Thomas’s favourite topics: ‘Clean Eating’ and ‘If It Fits Your Macros’ :)
  • Coming up in Part 3: Performance Nutrition, Special Populations, and Roles & responsibilities of Sports Nutrition Professionals.

Key Papers:

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For the full catalogue of the Guru Performance We Do Science Podcast, including MP3 downloads, web player etc – go to our Libsyn Syndication Web Page

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, by Guru Performance

Episode 86 of the Guru Performance ‘We Do Science’ Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss ‘Nutrition & Athletic Performance (part 1)’ with Travis Thomas PhD, University of Kentucky, USA. In this session we get into:

  • Introducing the ACSM / DC / AND Position Stand on Nutrition & Athletic Performance
  • Evidenced-Based Analysis: Synthesising Relevant Performance Nutrition Research
  • New Perspectives In Sports Nutrition (topics incl: periodisation of nutrition programs, personalisation of nutrition plans, metabolic efficiency and flexibility, energy availability, body composition and performance, training and nutrition interactions, training and competition nutrition, brain sensing and nutrition, nutrition and perceived exterior, pragmatic use of supplements and foods)
  • Coming up in parts 2 and 3: Nutrition for Athlete Preparation, Performance Nutrition (i.e competition), Special Populations and Environments, and Roles and Responsibilities of Sports Dieticians / Sports Nutritionists.

Key Papers:

SUBSCRIBE TO THE GURU PERFORMANCE PODCAST:

For the full catalogue of the Guru Performance We Do Science Podcast, including MP3 downloads, web player etc – go to our Libsyn Syndication Web Page

Also available on iTunes and Stitcher