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For current and aspiring performance nutritionists! The IOPN (Institute of Performance Nutrition) "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.

Jun 30, 2014

Episode 4 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss Metabolic Adaptation with Layne Norton PhD ( and Abbie Smith-Ryan PhD ( In this session we get into:

  • Metabolic Adaptation to weight loss: implications for the athlete
  • Metabolic Adaptation: An overview
  • Endocrine Response to an Energy Deficit
  • Weight Loss and Metabolic Rate
  • Metabolic Efficiency: good or bad for fat loss?
  • Refeeds
  • Reverse Dieting
  • Practical Applications For Weight Loss

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