172 episodes

For current and aspiring sports nutritionists! The Institute of Performance Nutrition's 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.To read about the IOPN's Diploma in Performance Nutrition visit theiopn.com.To try the IOPN's SENPRO nutrition software for free visit theiopn.com/senpro/

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

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.7 • 81 Ratings

For current and aspiring sports nutritionists! The Institute of Performance Nutrition's 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.To read about the IOPN's Diploma in Performance Nutrition visit theiopn.com.To try the IOPN's SENPRO nutrition software for free visit theiopn.com/senpro/

    "Nutrition Considerations to Optimize Performance in Paralympic Athletes" with Dr Elizabeth Broad

    "Nutrition Considerations to Optimize Performance in Paralympic Athletes" with Dr Elizabeth Broad

    Episode 174 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition's "We Do Science" podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "Nutrition Considerations to Optimize Performance in Paralympic Athletes" with Dr Elizabeth Broad (Australia).
    Discussion Topics Include:
    Defining the "Paralympic Athlete"Impairment types commonly found in Paralympic athletesFactors affecting nutrition status and performanceNeeds analysis considerations and practical factors in Para Athletes: Why context matters"In the trenches" reflections from many years working with Para AthletesPodcast Episode Transcript: Download PDF Copy

    Key Paper(s) Discussed / Referred to:
    Key Nutritional Strategies to Optimize Performance in Para AthletesSports Nutrition for Paralympic Athletes, Second EditionRelated Podcast Episodes:
    #172: "Nutrition for female athletes" with Professor Kirsty Elliot-Sale & Dr Jose AretaCheck 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 15 min
    "CHO Feeding Formats: Impact on CHO Oxidation During Exercise" with Dr Mark Hearris

    "CHO Feeding Formats: Impact on CHO Oxidation During Exercise" with Dr Mark Hearris

    Episode 173 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition's "We Do Science" podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "CHO Feeding Formats: Impact on CHO Oxidation During Exercise" with Dr Mark Hearris (Liverpool John Moores University, and The Institute of Performance Nutrition, UK).
    Discussion Topics Include:
    Review of what we know about Carbohydrate (CHO) availability and utilisation during exerciseEffects of CHO delivery form on exogenous CHO53 oxidation, gastrointestinal discomfort, and exercise capacityCHO feeding strategies (i.e. pre-exercise CHO feeding and the different forms (fluid, semi-fluid, solid) and combinations of CHO during exercise) commonly adopted by elite endurance athletesPodcast Episode Transcript: Download PDF Copy

    Key Paper(s) Discussed / Referred to:
    13C-glucose-fructose labelling reveals comparable exogenous CHO oxidation during exercise when consuming 120 g/h in fluid, gel, jelly chew or co-ingestionRelated Podcast Episodes:
    #119: "Fuelling for the work required" with Mark Hearris PhDCheck 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
    "Nutrition for Female Athletes" with Professor Kirsty Elliot-Sale and Dr José Areta

    "Nutrition for Female Athletes" with Professor Kirsty Elliot-Sale and Dr José Areta

    Episode 172 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition's "We Do Science" podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "Nutrition for Female Athletes" with Professor Kirsty Elliot-Sale PhD (Manchester Metropolitan University, UK) and Dr José Areta PhD (Liverpool John Moores University, UK.
    Discussion Topics Include:
    Defining "Female Athletes"Males as default sex for studies in sports nutrition: the issuesThe available evidence: Quantity vs qualityPhysiological, endocrinological, and metabolic considerations in Female Athletes3 key areas of focus: Dietary and hydration requirements; low energy availability and making weight; and dietary supplements and gut healthPodcast Episode Transcript: Download PDF Copy

    Key Paper(s) Discussed / Referred to:
    Nutrition for female athletes: What we know, whatwe don’t know, and whyRelated Podcast Episodes:
    #148: "Relative energy deficiency: Research to practice"
    With Dr Nicky Keay#136: "Energy availability – from health to performance" with Dr José Areta#132: "Nutrition and athlete bone health" With Prof Craig Sale and Dr Kirsty Elliot-SaleCheck 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 17 min
    "Gluten-Free Diets, FODMAPs and Athletes" with Dr Dana Lis

    "Gluten-Free Diets, FODMAPs and Athletes" with Dr Dana Lis

    Episode 171 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition's "We Do Science" podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "Gluten-Free Diets, FODMAPs and Athletes" with Dr Dana Lis PhD RD (Summit Sports Nutrition, Canada).
    Discussion Topics Include:
    Defining Gluten-Free Diets and FODMAPsGastrointestinal Symptoms (GIS) in ExerciseDietary Strategies to Reduce GISCommercial Hype Versus Reality: Our Current Scientific Understanding of Gluten and Athletic PerformanceGluten‑Free Diet (GFD) Considerations: Health, Nutrition Status, Inflammation, Body Composition etcRationale for a Low FODMAP Diet ApproachPodcast Episode Transcript: Download PDF Copy

    Key Paper(s) Discussed / Referred to:
    Exit Gluten‑Free and Enter Low FODMAPs: A Novel Dietary Strategy to Reduce Gastrointestinal Symptoms in AthletesCommercial Hype Versus Reality: Our Current Scientific Understanding of Gluten and Athletic PerformanceRelated Podcast Episodes:
    #143: "The Athlete’s Gut" with Dr Patrick WilsonCheck 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
    "Nutrient Timing and Metabolic Regulation" with Professor James Betts

    "Nutrient Timing and Metabolic Regulation" with Professor James Betts

    Episode 170 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition's "We Do Science" podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "Nutrient Timing and Metabolic Regulation" with Professor James Betts PhD (University of Bath, UK).
    Discussion Topics Include:
    Defining the concept of "Nutrient Timing"The mammalian circadian timing system: Metabolic ClocksRhythms in macronutrient metabolism,  energy expenditure, and appetite regulationNutrient Timing: Extended overnight fasting, Intermittent fasting, Nocturnal interventions etcPodcast Episode Transcript: Download PDF Copy

    Key Paper(s) Discussed / Referred to:
    Nutrient timing and metabolic regulationRelated Podcast Episodes:
    #154 - "Nutrient Timing: A Garage Door of Opportunity" with Professor Shawn Arent#127 - "Time Restricted Eating and Exercise" with Dr Evelyn Parr#89 - "Personalised Nutrition" with James Betts PhD and Javier Gonzalez PhD#84 - "Impact of Non Exercise Activity" with Professor Dylan Thompson#79 - "Energy Balance, Imbalance & Interactions" with James Betts PhDCheck 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 10 min
    "Food First, But Not Food Only" with Professor Graeme Close

    "Food First, But Not Food Only" with Professor Graeme Close

    Episode 169 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition's "We Do Science" podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "Food First, But Not Food Only" with Professor Graeme Close PhD (Liverpool John Moores University, UK).
    Discussion Topics Include:
    Defining the concept of "Food First" Why a food first approach is important in performance and health focussed nutritionWhy context mattersThe 'food first not food only' approach to sport nutritionExample situations where performance may be compromised with a strict food only approachExample situations where immune health may be compromised with a strict food only approachGuidance on how best to deliver a ‘food first, but not always a food only’ sport nutrition strategy in a safe and evidence-based mannerPodcast Episode Transcript: Download PDF Copy

    Key Paper(s) Discussed / Referred to:
    ‘Food First’ but not always ‘Food Only’: Recommendationsfor using dietary supplements in sport (accepted for publication, link to be provided when available soon)Related Podcast Episodes:
    # 163: - "Body composition methods in applied sport practice" with Prof Graeme Close and Prof Kevin Tipton#111 - "Paper to Podium: Translating Sports Nutrition Research" with Professor Graeme CloseCheck 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

    • 58 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
81 Ratings

81 Ratings

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Awesome podcast!

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