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For current and aspiring performance nutritionists! The Guru Performance Institute "We Do Science" Podcast, hosted by Dr Laurent Bannock, features a wide variety of leading guest experts (elite practitioners and scientists) with expertise in sport and exercise nutrition & related fields relevant to 'real-world' practice.

Jul 31, 2019

Episode 117 of the Guru Performance "We Do Science" podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "Nutrition & Ultramarathon Running" with Dr Ricardo Costa PhD (Monash University, Australia).

** NOTE: This is 1 of several upcoming ultra-endurance focussed episodes **

In this session we get into:

  • Defining an Ultramarathon
  • Physiological Demands
  • Key Nutritional Considerations
  • Low Carb & Fat Adaptation: What the Evidence Says
  • Gastrointestinal Disturbances & Ultra Sports
  • Exercise, Food and the Gut
  • Intro to FODMAPs (will be a specific future podcast FYI)

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