Episode 142 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition‘s We Do Science podcast! In this episode, Laurent Bannock discusses intermittent dieting and considerations for the athlete with Jackson Peos PhD(c) (University of Western Australia).


Discussion topics Include:

  • Overview, and research behind, dieting and energy restriction, in physique and performance focussed athletes
  • Adaptive responses to energy restriction
  • Intermittent energy restriction: an overview of effectiveness
  • Impact of energy restriction on body-composition and performance
  • Intermittent vs continuous energy restriction strategies
  • Diet breaks and re-feeds: science and practice
  • Nutrition and training considerations during intermittent fasting


Key Paper(s) Discussed / Referred to: