Episode 121 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition We Do Science podcast! In this episode, Laurent Bannock discuss protein and endurance athletes with Dr Dan Moore PhD (University of Toronto).


Discussion topics Include:

  • Amino acids as fuel
  • Protein requirements of endurance athletes – overview
  • Exercise-induced skeletal muscle remodelling: impact of training and importance of protein in recovery process
  • Muscle protein synthesis: relevance to endurance athletes
  • “Total, Type, and Timing” considerations (incl plant vs animal protein)
  • Beyond muscle protein synthesis: Protein & glycogen synthesis and protein & immune function
  • Future perspectives for research and practice


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