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Episode 70 – Nutrition and Metabolism for Endurance Sports’ with Professor Asker Jeukendrup

Episode 70 of the Guru Performance ‘We Do Science’ Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss ‘Nutrition and Metabolism for Endurance Sports’ with Professor Asker Jeukendrup, www.MySportScience.com). In this session we get into:

  • Physiological and nutritional demands of endurance sports
  • Marginal & Significant Factors to Focus on in Endurance Sports (i.e. weight of bike vs overweight rider)
  • Fuelling Performance with Context (duration of event, goals etc)
  • Carbohydrates: Roles, Timings, Recommendations for Intake
  • Fat Oxidation: Significance to Performance, FatMax test, Fat Adaptation etc
  • Gut Issues & Training the Gut

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