Episode 122 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition‘s We Do Science podcast! In this episode, Laurent Bannock discusses nutrition and altitude training with Trent Stellingwerff PhD (Canadian Sport Institute-Pacific).


Discussion topics include:

  • Defining and describing elite athletes and altitude
  • Physiological impact and purpose of training at altitude
  • Energy availability and relative energy deficiency in endurance athletes training at altitude
  • Key nutritional considerations and practical concerns
  • Iron and other supplement considerations


Key papers discussed / referred to: