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 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

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Episode 124 - "Nutrition and Athlete Immune Health" with Prof Neil Walsh PhD

    Episode 124 - "Nutrition and Athlete Immune Health" with Prof Neil Walsh PhD

    Episode 124 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition's "We Do Science" podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "Nutrition and Athlete Immune Health" with Professor Neil Walsh (School of Sport and Exercise Sciences
    Liverpool John Moores University, UK).
    Discussion Topics Include:
    Defining Athletes, Immunity and Health Overview of Contemporary View on Immunity Infection Risks, Lowered Immunity, and Consequences Resistance and Tolerance:  How Nutrition Influences Immunity and Infection Energy Deficiency & Infection: The Debate Continues New Theoretical Perspective on Nutrition and Athlete Immune Health Tolerogenic Nutritional Supplements Key Papers Discussed / Referred to:
    Nutrition and Athlete Immune Health: New Perspectives on an Old Paradigm (Sport Med, 2019) Recommendations to maintain immune health in athletes (EJSS, 2018) Related Podcast Episodes:
    Episode 80 - 'Athlete Immune Health' with Professor Neil Walsh Episode 69 - 'Immunological Aspects of Training & Sports Nutrition' with Professor Michael Gleeson 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 8 min
    Episode 123 - "Nutrition and Single-Stage Ultra-Marathon" with Nick Tiller PhD

    Episode 123 - "Nutrition and Single-Stage Ultra-Marathon" with Nick Tiller PhD

    Episode 123 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition's "We Do Science" podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "Nutrition and Single-Stage Ultra-Marathon" with Dr Nick Tiller PhD (The Lundquist Institute for Biomedical Innovation at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA).
    Discussion Topics Include:
    Defining single-stage ultra-marathon Physiological considerations for training and racing Nutritional considerations for training Nutritional considerations for racing Specialised food and supplement considerations Evidence quality and practical considerations Key Papers Discussed / Referred to:
    International Society of Sports Nutrition Position Stand: nutritional considerations for single-stage ultra-marathon training and racing (JISSN, 2019) Related Podcast Episodes:
    Episode 117 - "Nutrition and Ultramarathon Running" with Dr Ricardo Costa 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

    • 2 hrs 8 min

Customer Reviews

Eoinmz ,

Top class education, theory and practical based.

Top class education, theory and practical application. Laurent is one of the nutritionists who helped shaped & re evaluate my approach to nutrition. Great resource!

Ciaran molloy 1994 ,

Top class

This pod is great. Can be very heavy at times but if you love detailed analysis and the science behind nutrition and performance then this pod is s must. Guest speakers are always those at the very top of the industry

Jkeenan1987 ,

Great Podcast

Great podcast. Easy listening with top guests and cutting edge information. Whether you're a PT, nutritionist or S&C coach, I highly recommend this podcast!

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