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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.

Aug 16, 2014

Episode 11 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Metabolic Efficiency' with Bob Seebohar MS RD CSCS - Sport Ditetian, Exercise Physiologist, and former Sports Dietitian, US Olymoic Comittee ( In this session we get into:

  • What is Metabolic Efficiency?
  • The Brooks Crossover Concept
  • Substrate (Fuel) Utilisation Concepts
  • Why Be More 'Metabolically Efficient'?
  • Performance and Health Benefits
  • How To Test Metabolic Efficiency
  • Carbohydrates, Glycemic Index, Insulin etc and Metabolic Efficiency
  • How to Become More Metabolically Efficient
  • Nutrition Periodisation

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