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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.

Apr 8, 2016

Episode 78 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Lactate, Lactic Acid and Performance' with Professor David Bishop, Victoria University, Australia. In this session we get into:

  • Defining Lactate & Lactic Acid and Relevance to Performance
  • Metabolites and/or Waste Products from Muscle Activity (Exercise)
  • Intra / Extra Cellular pH in Muscles, Buffering and Performance
  • Mitochondria and Relevance to Performance
  • Interventions and Lactate: Training, Diet & Ergogenic Aids
  • Lab and Field Testing Methods & Limitations for Lactate (and other metabolites)
  • Assessing Relevance & Applicability of the Research Data in the Literature

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