100 episodes

For current and aspiring sports nutritionists! The Institute of Performance Nutrition "We Do Science" Podcast, hosted by Dr Laurent Bannock, features a wide variety of leading guest experts (elite practitioners and scientists) with expertise in sport and exercise nutrition, and related fields relevant to 'real-world' practice.

We Do Science: The Institute of Performance Nutrition Podcast Dr Laurent Bannock, Institute of Performance Nutrition

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For current and aspiring sports nutritionists! The Institute of Performance Nutrition "We Do Science" Podcast, hosted by Dr Laurent Bannock, features a wide variety of leading guest experts (elite practitioners and scientists) with expertise in sport and exercise nutrition, and related fields relevant to 'real-world' practice.

    Episode 130 - "Contextualising Fat Oxidation During Exercise" with Ed Maunder PhD(c)

    Episode 130 - "Contextualising Fat Oxidation During Exercise" with Ed Maunder PhD(c)

    Episode 130 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition's "We Do Science" podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "Contextualising Fat Oxidation During Exercise" with Ed Maunder PhD(c) (Sports Performance Research Institute New Zealand, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand).
    Discussion Topics Include:
    Defining and differentiating "fat oxidation" and "fat burning" Fat as a "fuel" for exercise: storage and metabolism Substrate oxidation (fuel use) during endurance and ultra-endurance exercise Substrate availability and performance: a case for optimising maximal fat oxidation? Testing methods to determine maximal fat oxidation (FatMax) and its value to inform performance nutrition strategies Maximal fat oxidation: what we know, don't know, and what's relevant to elite and recreational endurance athletes Relevance to exercise performance: substrate utilisation during Ironman triathlon case study discussion Key Paper(s) Discussed / Referred to:
    Contextualising Maximal Fat Oxidation During Exercise: Determinants and Normative Values (Frontiers in Physiology, 2018) Substrate Metabolism During Ironman Triathlon: Different Horses on the Same Courses (Sports Medicine, 2018) Related Podcast Episodes:
    Episode 128 - "Ketogenic Diet and Athletes" with Fionn McSwiney PhD Episode 123 - "Nutrition and Single-Stage Ultra-Marathon" with Nick Tiller PhD Episode 117 - "Nutrition and Ultramarathon Running" with Dr Ricardo Costa Episode 115 - "Dietary Fat and Elite Endurance Performance" with Dr Jill Leckey Episode 97 - 'LCHF and Performance' with Professor Louise Burke Episode 70 - 'Nutrition and Metabolism for Endurance Sports' with Professor Asker Jeukendrup Episode 62 - 'Fat Oxidation, Exercise & Insulin Sensitivity' with Scott Robinson PhD(c) and Gareth Wallis PhD Check out our other podcasts, publications, events, and professional education programs for current and aspiring sports nutritionists at www.TheIOPN.com and follow our social media outputs via @TheIOPN

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Episode 129 - "Protein Quality and the Food Matrix" with Nick Burd PhD

    Episode 129 - "Protein Quality and the Food Matrix" with Nick Burd PhD

    Episode 129 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition's "We Do Science" podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "Protein Quality and the Food Matrix" with Dr Nick Burd PhD (Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA).
    Discussion Topics Include:
    Defining protein & diet quality Defining optimal vs recommended intakes for protein Reductionism & protein research The Food matrix: A wholistic view of protein and exercise interactions and why whole protein is more than just the sum of its parts! Why a "food-first" approach to post-exercise protein intake will be beneficial for both the skeletal muscle adaptive response and diet quality for most people Key Paper(s) Discussed / Referred to:
    Dietary Protein Quantity, Quality, and Exercise Are Key to Healthy Living: A Muscle-Centric Perspective Across the Lifespan (Burd et al., 2019) Food-First Approach to Enhance the Regulation of Post-exercise Skeletal Muscle Protein Synthesis and Remodeling (Burd et al., 2019) Related Podcast Episodes:
    Episode 121 - "Protein and Endurance Athletes" with Dan Moore PhD Episode 125 - "Protein Supplementation and Resistance Exercise Training" with Rob Morton PhD Episode 98 - 'Protein: An Update' with Professor Stu Phillips and Professor Kevin Tipton Episode 75 - 'Protein Overfeeding & Oversciencing' with Jose Antonio PhD Episode 74 - 'Gaining Muscle & Losing Fat in an Energy Deficit' with Professor Stu Phillips Episode 67 - 'Protein Ingestion Before Sleep & Muscle Mass' with Professor Luc van Loon Episode 38 - 'Nutrition and the Molecular Response To Strength Training' with Keith Baar PhD Episode 36 - 'The Hormone Hypothesis' with Professor Stu Phillips Episode 34 - 'Nutrient Priming & the Protein Synthetic Response' with D. Lee Hamilton PhD Episode 28 - 'Training and Nutrition To Maintain Muscle in Endurance Athletes' with Mike Ormsbee PhD Episode 24 - 'Muscle Anabolic Potential of Leucine' with Leigh Breen PhD Episode 18 - 'Protein Nutrition & Critical Appraisal' with Professor Kevin Tipton Episode 5 - 'Protein' with Prof Stu Phillips and Prof Kevin Tipton Check out our other podcasts, publications, events, and professional education programs for current and aspiring sports nutritionists at www.TheIOPN.com and follow our social media outputs via @TheIOPN

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Episode 128 - "Ketogenic Diet and Athletes" with Fionn McSwiney PhD

    Episode 128 - "Ketogenic Diet and Athletes" with Fionn McSwiney PhD

    Episode 128 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition's "We Do Science" podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "Ketogenic Diet and Athletes" with Dr Fionn McSwiney (Dublin City University, Ireland).
    Discussion Topics Include:
    Defining ketogenic and low-carb diets Potential benefits, limitations, and relevance of ketogenic diets to athletes Differentiating elite and non-elite athletes and differing types of training and events as it relates to training, performance and metabolism and how that relates to ketogenic diets and impact on athletes Exploring the evidence on ketogenic diets and athletes Potential practical applications for the ketogenic diet in athletes Key Paper(s) Discussed / Referred to:
    Impact Of Ketogenic Diet On Athletes: Current Insights. McSwiney et al., 2019. Related Podcast Episodes:
    Episode 123 - "Nutrition and Single-Stage Ultra-Marathon" with Nick Tiller PhD Episode 121 - "Protein and Endurance Athletes" with Dan Moore PhD Episode 119 - "Fuel for the Work Required" with Mark Hearris PhD(c) Episode 118 - "Swifter, Higher, Stronger" with Prof Louise Burke and Prof John Hawley Episode 115 - "Dietary Fat and Elite Endurance Performance" with Dr Jill Leckey Episode 97 - 'LCHF and Performance' with Professor Louise Burke Episode 94 - 'Physiology of Champions' with Michael Joyner MD Episode 70 - 'Nutrition and Metabolism for Endurance Sports' with Professor Asker Jeukendrup Episode 51 - 'Carbohydrate Availability & Training Adaptation' with Professor John Hawley Episode 45 - 'Carbohydrate Periodization' with Trent Stellingwerff PhD Episode 17 - 'Carbohydrates' with James Morton PhD Check out our other podcasts, publications, events, and professional education programs for current and aspiring sports nutritionists at www.TheIOPN.com and follow our social media outputs via @TheIOPN

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Episode 127 - "Time Restricted Eating and Exercise" with Evelyn Parr PhD

    Episode 127 - "Time Restricted Eating and Exercise" with Evelyn Parr PhD

    Episode 127 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition's "We Do Science" podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "Time Restricted Eating and Exercise" with Dr Evelyn Parr (Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research, Australian Catholic University, Australia).
    Discussion Topics Include:
    An introduction to circadian biology Modern lifestyle and metabolic health Time restricted eating (TRE) defined Diet and exercise interventions: does timing matter? TRE and exercise training: the sweet spot? The evidence for TRE and relevance to daily practice Key Paper(s) Discussed / Referred to:
    A Time to Eat and a Time to Exercise. Evelyn Parr et al., 2020 Related Podcast Episodes:
    Episode 108 - "Outrunning Bad Diets" with Prof Stu Phillips and Prof Michael Joyner Episode 104 - 'Nutrient Timing: You Can, But Should You' with Chad Kerksick PhD Episode 100 - 'Diets and Body Composition' with Alan Aragon MS and Brad Schoenfeld PhD Episode 74 - 'Gaining Muscle & Losing Fat in an Energy Deficit' with Professor Stu Phillips Episode 33 - 'Neurobiology of Obesity' with Stephan Guyenet PhD Check out our other podcasts, publications, events, and professional education programs for current and aspiring sports nutritionists at www.TheIOPN.com and follow our social media outputs via @TheIOPN

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Episode 126 - "Iron Considerations for the Athlete" with Pete Peeling PhD

    Episode 126 - "Iron Considerations for the Athlete" with Pete Peeling PhD

    Episode 126 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition's "We Do Science" podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "Iron Considerations for the Athlete" with Dr Peter Peeling (The University of Western Australia).
    Discussion Topics Include:
    Iron and its importance in health & performance Defining iron deficiency in athletes Contributing factors to iron deficiency Assessing iron deficiency How iron deficiency impacts performance Nutrition strategies to prevent and correct iron deficiency Key Papers Discussed / Referred to:
    Iron considerations for the athlete: a narrative review (Sim et al., 2019) Related Podcast Episodes:
    Episode 122 - "Nutrition and Altitude Training" with Trent Stellingwerff PhD Check out our other podcasts, publications, events, and professional education programs for current and aspiring sports nutritionists at www.TheIOPN.com and follow our social media outputs via @TheIOPN

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Episode 125 - "Protein Supplementation and Resistance Exercise Training" with Rob Morton PhD

    Episode 125 - "Protein Supplementation and Resistance Exercise Training" with Rob Morton PhD

    Episode 125 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition's "We Do Science" podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "Protein Supplementation & Resistance Exercise Training" with Dr Rob Morton (McMaster University, Canada).
    Discussion Topics Include:
    The role of skeletal muscle mass and strength in human health & performance Increasing skeletal muscle mass The hormone hypothesis Introduction to muscle protein turnover Protein intake and muscle turnover Dietary protein supplementation and resistance exercise induced gains in muscle mass and strength Protein supplementation and muscle: the evidence explored Key Paper(s) Discussed / Referred to:
    A systematic review, meta-analysis and meta-regression of the effect of protein supplementation on resistance training-induced gains in muscle mass and strength in healthy adults (Morton et al, BJSM, 2018) Related Podcast Episodes:
    Episode 121 - "Protein and Endurance Athletes" with Dan Moore PhD Episode 98 - 'Protein: An Update' with Professor Stu Phillips and Professor Kevin Tipton Episode 75 - 'Protein Overfeeding & Oversciencing' with Jose Antonio PhD Episode 74 - 'Gaining Muscle & Losing Fat in an Energy Deficit' with Professor Stu Phillips Episode 67 - 'Protein Ingestion Before Sleep & Muscle Mass' with Professor Luc van Loon Episode 38 - 'Nutrition and the Molecular Response To Strength Training' with Keith Baar PhD Episode 36 - 'The Hormone Hypothesis' with Professor Stu Phillips Episode 34 - 'Nutrient Priming & the Protein Synthetic Response' with D. Lee Hamilton PhD Episode 28 - 'Training and Nutrition To Maintain Muscle in Endurance Athletes' with Mike Ormsbee PhD Episode 24 - 'Muscle Anabolic Potential of Leucine' with Leigh Breen PhD Episode 18 - 'Protein Nutrition & Critical Appraisal' with Professor Kevin Tipton Episode 5 - 'Protein' with Prof Stu Phillips and Prof Kevin Tipton Check out our other podcasts, publications, events, and professional education programs for current and aspiring sports nutritionists at www.TheIOPN.com and follow our social media outputs via @TheIOPN

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Customer Reviews

AJ 1992 ,

A*

Great pod just started in my world of sport Science and this is a great insight, also great if you just want to learn some new things about sport in general... awesome !

Jon_M_Coach ,

Jonathan

My favourite sports science podcast. Learnt so much from Laurent and the high caliber guests he’s had on over the years. Always quality discussions on a broad range of topics. Great source of CPD.

Darthcat ,

Excellent

Top quality science content, accessible and enjoyable.

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