45 min

Nutrition and the Norwegian Method The Norwegian Method Podcast

    • Sports

David and Olav discuss Olav's approach to nutrition for performance in triathlon, touching on fasted training, carbohydrates vs fat for fuel and body composition amongst other things.



(00:00) Introduction

(00:56) Fasted Training in the Context of Body Composition Change

(05:14) Changes in VO2Max with Bodyweight Change 

(10:43) Changes in Velocity with Change in Bodyweight 

(16:24) Training Motivation, Enjoyment and Food

(17:45) Nutrient Absorption Efficiency

(21:29) How Should Age Group Athletes Think About Caloric Needs and Fueling Given they can’t be as Precise as Olav is? 

(22:47) Are Triathletes Trying to Optimize Body Composition Different in Approach to those who are not when it comes to Fueling?

(24:37) How Should Age Groupers Approach their Carbohydrate Intake During Races? 

(27:48) Increased Intake and Driving Increased Absorption of Carbohydrates

(29:15) Carbohydrate use to Improve Glycogen Resynthesis to be Ready for more Intensity

(32:31) Fat vs Carbohydrate Oxidation and Heat Production



Article Olav mentions on Lactate Metabolism and gut microbiome in elite marathon runners: 

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41591-019-0485-4 



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Graphic Design by Georgia Humphreys

Introduction by Santara Studios

Produced and Edited by David Lipman

David and Olav discuss Olav's approach to nutrition for performance in triathlon, touching on fasted training, carbohydrates vs fat for fuel and body composition amongst other things.



(00:00) Introduction

(00:56) Fasted Training in the Context of Body Composition Change

(05:14) Changes in VO2Max with Bodyweight Change 

(10:43) Changes in Velocity with Change in Bodyweight 

(16:24) Training Motivation, Enjoyment and Food

(17:45) Nutrient Absorption Efficiency

(21:29) How Should Age Group Athletes Think About Caloric Needs and Fueling Given they can’t be as Precise as Olav is? 

(22:47) Are Triathletes Trying to Optimize Body Composition Different in Approach to those who are not when it comes to Fueling?

(24:37) How Should Age Groupers Approach their Carbohydrate Intake During Races? 

(27:48) Increased Intake and Driving Increased Absorption of Carbohydrates

(29:15) Carbohydrate use to Improve Glycogen Resynthesis to be Ready for more Intensity

(32:31) Fat vs Carbohydrate Oxidation and Heat Production



Article Olav mentions on Lactate Metabolism and gut microbiome in elite marathon runners: 

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41591-019-0485-4 



VO2Master

To benefit from our unique offer for a Free Assessment Kit with the purchase of an Analyzer Kit from VO2 Master, head to ⁠⁠⁠⁠www.vo2master.com⁠⁠⁠⁠ and enter code: OLAVMETHOD during checkout (Available for Online Orders Only). Discount valid from January 4, 2024 – March 31, 2024 only. 

Find VO2Master at:

⁠⁠⁠⁠www.vo2master.com⁠⁠⁠⁠

On ⁠⁠⁠⁠Instagram⁠⁠⁠⁠, ⁠⁠⁠⁠Facebook⁠⁠⁠⁠, ⁠⁠⁠⁠Twitter/X⁠⁠⁠⁠ and ⁠⁠⁠⁠YouTube⁠⁠⁠⁠ all @VO2master On ⁠⁠⁠⁠LinkedIn⁠⁠⁠⁠ @ vo2-master



Maurten

To benefit from the discount code and get 20% off the Maurten 1/52 Collection, simply add the 1/52 Collection to your basket at Maurten.com and enter code TheNorwegianMethod at the checkout. Note the code can only be used twice per customer.

Find Maurten at:

Website - ⁠⁠⁠⁠www.maurten.com⁠⁠⁠⁠

Instagram - @maurten_official

YouTube - ⁠⁠⁠⁠Maurten Official - YouTube⁠⁠⁠⁠



Plasmaide

To try Plasmaide go to the Plasmaide website and use code NMP25 for a 25% discount on Plasmaide products.

Find plasmaide at: 

⁠⁠⁠⁠www.plasmaide.co.uk⁠⁠⁠⁠ and ⁠⁠⁠⁠www.plasmaide.com.au⁠⁠⁠⁠ 

@plasmaide on Instagram, Plasmaide on LinkedIn and Facebook



Graphic Design by Georgia Humphreys

Introduction by Santara Studios

Produced and Edited by David Lipman

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