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Episode 88 – ‘Nutrition and Athletic Performance’ (Part 3) with Travis Thomas PhD

Episode 88 of the Guru Performance ‘We Do Science’ Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss ‘Nutrition & Athletic Performance (part 3)’ with Travis Thomas PhD, University of Kentucky, USA. In this session we get into:

  • Quick review of parts 1 & 2 of this podcast 3-part mini-series based on the new ACSM / DC / AND Position Stand on Nutrition & Athletic Performance
  • Focus for this episode (part 3): Performance Nutrition
  • Pre-, During and Post-Event Eating
  • Hydration Guidelines: Fluid & Electrolyte Balance (before, during, and after exercise)
  • Carbohydrate Intake Guidelines: Achieving adequate muscle glycogen stores
  • Protein Intake Guidelines
  • Dietary Supplements & Ergogenic Aids
  • Special Populations and Environments (Vegetarian athlete, altitude, extreme environments, hot & cold environments)
  • Roles and Responsibilities of Performance Nutrition Professionals (scope of practice, education etc)

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