Nutrition podcast for runners, cyclists & triathletes. Sports dietitians Steph Gaskell & Alan McCubbin answer the nutrition questions everyone's asking, with help from guest athletes & researchers who make the science.
Episode 37A - How should my nutrition change when it’s really cold? | Rebecca Hall
Beccy Hall is a sports dietitian with the Olympic Winter Institute of Australia and previously with the Canadian Sports Institute Pacific. She discusses if nutritional needs change when training through the winter, what does ’being cold’ actually means, and some great practical tips and advice learnt from working with Winter Olympic athletes and others in temperatures both above and below freezing.
Episode 36B - How do sports nutrition needs change when I’m pregnant or breastfeeding? | Kellie Emerson
Elite ultra-runner & coach, mum of one and pregnant with the 2nd on the way, Kellie Emerson joins us to share her experiences with managing training (and racing) and nutrition whilst pregnant and breastfeeding. Plenty of great advice and practical suggestions for new mums or soon-to-be new mums.
Episode 36A - How do sports nutrition needs change when I’m pregnant or breastfeeding? | Alicia Edge
Co-founder of Compeat Nutrition, sports dietitian for Australia’s women’s soccer team The Matildas & mum of three kids, Alicia joins us to discuss both the guidelines and the practical reality of nutrition during pregnancy & breastfeeding, and how your training nutrition needs change during this time. Plenty of practical tips for new mums or mums-to-be that are continuing to train during this time.
Episode 35B - How should I plan my nutrition whilst travelling for races? | Ben Hill
Cyclist Ben Hill joins us to share his experience managing food and nutrition whilst travelling, both domestically with the National Road Series, and internationally in Europe and Asia. We discuss what’s worked, what’s gone wrong, and what he always takes with him when travelling. We also chat about his experience with the Australian team in the UCI Cycling ESports World Championships, a former teammate who’s now a multiple Tour de France winner, and his love of riding in the breakaway.
Episode 35A - How should I plan my nutrition whilst travelling for races? | Jess Rothwell
We’re joined by Jess Rothwell, Nutrition Lead for Athletics Australia and Sports Dietitian at the Victorian Institute of Sport working with their athletics program. We tap into Jess’s experience travelling with teams to training camps, World Championships and Olympic Games, as well as her own experience as an athlete. This includes common nutrition issues and challenges for both domestic and international travel and tips for overcoming these, tips for choosing accommodation and what to take with you to be prepared for any situation, and how you as an athlete can be better prepared nutritionally when travelling for an event.
Episode 34B - Would I benefit from supplements? | Emma Jeffcoat
Our first returning athlete guest, triathlete and Tokyo Olympian Emma Jeffcoat’s back on the podcast. We discuss her Olympic experience and plans for 2022, her personal experience with supplements, the products she’s tried over the years, her thought process when deciding on whether to use a supplement or not, and her experience combining supplements with international travel.
Great podcast with informative and real life professionals that has led me to working 1:1 with Allan to improve my knowledge and use of nutrition for performance!
I wish I’d found your show ten years ago. So many questions I’ve struggled with in the past.
Very informative, priceless information from two professionals and their superstar guests