Episode 160 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition‘s ‘We Do Science’ podcast! In this episode, Laurent Bannock discusses “Ramadan and Sports Performance: A Sports nutritionist’s perspective” with Mohamed Saad MSc SENR (Leading Sports Nutritionist, Kingdom of Bahrain).

Discussion Topics Include:

  • Overview of Ramadan and fasting
  • Sleep considerations
  • Effects of Ramadan fasting on performance and competition
  • Nutrition considerations during Ramadan
  • Total amount of energy and type of macro nutrient intake
  • Timing of energy macro-nutrient intake
  • Performance specific nutrition considerations
  • Hydration considerations
  • Practitioner observations and practical recommendations
  • Key Paper(s) Discussed / Referred to: