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The Performance Nutrition Podcast
49 minutes | 18 days ago
S5E3 // The 7 Hard Truths About Being a Coach w/ Cody Royle
In Season 5, episode 3 Dr. Marc Bubbs is talking with author and head coach for AFL Canada team Cody Royle about 'The Tough Stufff – 7 Hard Truths About Being A Head Coach' Cody and Marc discuss key elements how pressure and the emotional toll impact coaches, how coaching is not about you (but all about you), how ultimately you’re trying to craet your own identity within your team, how we need to rethink communication and a whole lot more. >> Visit YOUTUBE Channel 'Performance Nutrition Podcast' to watch full video interview or individual clips >> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XOyjZGyQ1bk
51 minutes | a month ago
S5E2// Phytonutrients in Meat: Beyond Macros & Micros w/ Dr. Stephan van Vilet, PhD
S5E2// Phytonutrients in Meat: Beyond Macros & Micros w/ Dr. Stephan van Vilet, PhD by Dr. Marc Bubbs
47 minutes | 2 months ago
S5E1 // Fueling Elite Academy Football Players: From Science to Practice w/ Dr. Marcus Hannon, PhD
Summary of the Episode: 1:11 – Marcus’ background 2:30 – Nutritional requirements for younger athletes 8:15 – Schedule of an academy football player 9:38 – Resting metabolic rate in younger athletes 13:00 – Are all equations appropriate for young athletes? 14:00 – Consequences of under-fueling 17:20 – Youth vs. adult athletes: physiological and metabolic differences 19:25 – Can youth athletes ‘carb load’ 20:05 – Supplying carbs during training for youth athletes 22:25 – Energy expenditure in youth athletes: targets to aim for 26:58 – Senior vs. academy players – how the ‘rest of day’ impacts expenditure 28:40 – Fueling in under 14 and under 12 age groups 30:30 – Importance of establishing meal frequency 32:40 – The importance of breakfast in young footballers 35:30 – Marcus’ work with Aston Villa in the English Premier League 37:15 – Nuances in working at the highest level of professional football 39:10 – Relationship between chefs and performance nutritionists 42:15 – Evolution of performance in elite and professional football
48 minutes | 4 months ago
S4E20 // Dominate: Coaching, Culture & Building Elite Athletes w/ Clance Laylor
In Season 4, Episode 20 Dr. Marc Bubbs interviews strength and conditioning coach Clance Laylor to talk about: 3:38 – Clance’s frame of reference for writing the book 5:24 – The value of intensity when training 8:05 – The role of Pierre Roy in supporting and mentoring Clance’s career 11:45 – Common mistakes of young athletes when lifting 16:10 – The role of Charles Poliquin in supporting and mentoring Clance’s career 18:35 – Coaching and communication style with today’s young athlete 23:10 – Setting the culture: leader-follower dynamics 26:21 – What Clance’s sees on the nutrition front in the gym 33:10 – How environment shapes the path to nutritional changes 39:10 – Clance’s background in sprinting and how its influenced his training philosophy 40:10 – Big take-home message to athletes and coaches
55 minutes | 4 months ago
S4E19 // Concussion: Novel Biomarkers & Practitioner Considerations w/ Dr. Patrick O’Halloran, PhD
In Season 4, Episode 19 Dr. Marc Bubbs interviews researcher and medical doctor Dr. Patrick O’Halloran, PhD to discuss novel biomarkers of concussion and applications in the field. Summary of Episode 4:08 – Dr. O’Halloran’s background 5:45 – The difference between medical and sport diagnosis of concussion 8:20 – The highly variable recovery timeline from concussion 10:02 – The field-based assessments of athlete suffering head trauma on the field 12:45 – Should all sports have universal guidelines for concussion diagnosis? 16:30 – Acute biomarkers for diagnosing concussion markers 27:10 – Benefits of instant ‘point of care’ concussion testing 29:55 – How much extra benefit do you get from sport to sport, when applying point of care testing? 31:45 – Game day testing and the recovery process once diagnosed on the pitch. 34:30 – Other biomarkes in the field of concussion diagnosis. 40:50 – Medications to support concussion recovery (and how side-effects can mimic symptoms). 44:05 – The application of CBD, exogenous ketones, creatine, or other supplements for concussion recovery? 52:45 – Take-home message of biomarkers for concussion support?
56 minutes | 5 months ago
S4E18 // Why We Get Sick: Hyper-Insulinemia & Chronic Disease w/ Dr. Ben Bikman, PhD
In Season 4, Episode 18 Dr. Marc Bubbs interviews scientist and insulin expert Dr. Ben Bikman, PhD to discuss how chronically high insulin levels can drive chronic disease states. Summary of Episode 3:05 – Why did our grandparents get sick? 5:45 – Why insulin resistance is at the root of most chronic conditions 7:45 – Hyper-insulinemia and weight gain 10:40 – The insulin resistance and heart disease connection (and why it matters) 14:20 – How chronically high blood glucose levels impair your vascular health 16:50 – Football linemen, metabolic profiles and the role of fitness and exercise 23:40 – Taking insulin and how it impacts your fat cells (in diabetics) 28:20 – Why insulin as a medication for type-2 diabetes is a short-sighted approach 32:05 – The connection between insulin resistance and brain function 38:04 – Is there an application for exogenous ketones to prevent (or delay) dementia 39:05 – Dietary strategies to support insulin resistance 46:45 – Blood tests for assessing degree of insulin resistance 49:05 – Exercise and insulin sensitivity: resistance and aerobic activity
45 minutes | 6 months ago
S4E17 // The Performance Cortex: How Neuroscience Is Redefining Athletic Genius w/ Zach Schonbrun
Summary of Episode: 2:30 – Zach’s background in sports and business journalism 5:25 – Zach’s book The Performance Cortex: how the brain impacts performance in baseball 10:55 – The biggest surprises in touring neuroscience labs around the country 15:55 – When to swing; when not to swing. 20:05 – Pattern recognition versus reaction time 25:02 – Even elite experts struggle in a new context 28:15 – Information is information, does it always inform performance? 30:50 – Why do ‘batting practice’ at 60% game speed? 32:00 – Zach’s take home message from researching the brain in high performance. 36:05 – What makes a great writer? 39:00 – The power of story-telling Zach is the author of The Performance Cortex, which explores the neuroscience of motor skills, published by Dutton/Penguin Books in April 2018. Zach has covered five Final Fours, the Super Bowl, the World Series, the NBA postseason, US Open tennis and championship golf - among numerous other events - for the Times, as well as regularly contributing coverage of New York's professional and college teams. He lives in New York City with his wife, Missy, their son, Jordan, and their dog, Luke.
49 minutes | 6 months ago
S4E16 // Osteosarcopenia: Beyond Age-Related Muscle & Bone Loss w/ Dr. Ben Kirk, PhD
Dr. Marc Bubbs interviews muscle and bone scientist Dr. Ben Kirk, PhD whose area of interest includes age-related declines in muscle and bone to discuss… 3:45 – Ben’s background in nutrition and research 5:35 – The connection between osteopenia and osteopororis 7:45 – Risk factors for osteosarcopenia 15:30 – Cross-talk between muscle and bone cells 18:00 – Screening tools for clinicians to assess for osteosarcopenia 24:00 – Nutritional interventions for osteosarcopenia 32:00 – Creatine + resistance exercise for sarcopenia and osteoporosis 34:10 – Muscle weakness, falls, fractures and consequences for quality of life 39:40 – The evolution of research in osteosarcopenia
58 minutes | 8 months ago
S4E15 // Nutrient-Exercise Timing & Fasted Exercise w/ Dr. Rob Edinburgh, PhD
In Season 4, Episode 15 Dr. Marc Bubbs interviews expert physiologist Rob Edinburgh, PhD whose area of interest includes meal timing and exercise to discuss… 3:00 – Rob’s background in nutrition and research 5:15 – Review of energy balance: energy intake and expenditure 6:10 – What is metabolic health? 13:15 – Effects of skipping breakfast (versus eating breakfast) on exercise adaptations 17:30 – Energy balance over a 24-hour period in breakfast vs. skipping breakfast 21:30 – How does intensity training impact the results of the study? 23:30 –How does ‘breakfast timing’ impact exercise adaptations in overweight and obese individuals 28:30 – Meal + exercise interactions - acute responses to exercise 31:40 – Metabolic benefits of exercising in the fasted-state (in healthy people) 36:30 – The main pathways via which exercise supports better health: AMPK, PGC1-alpha 42:30 – Energy Balance: weight loss and health vs. performance 45:45 – The use of intra-muscular triglyceride during fasted exercise 50:00 – How context is key when it comes to breakfast vs. ‘no breakfast’ 53:00 – The evolution of research in this area Enjoy the podcast? Tag us on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook @DrBubbs
45 minutes | 8 months ago
S4E14 // Dental Health & Impact on Athlete Performance w/ Dr. Dominik Nischwitz, DDS
In Season 4, Episode 14 Dr. Marc Bubbs interviews biological dentist Dr. Dominik Nischwitz to discuss… SUMMARY OF EPISODE 3:00 – Dr. Dome’s background in dentistry and nutrition 4:50 – Weston A. Price’s influence on Dr. Dome’s nutrition philosophy 10:28 – Why athletes have high incidences of cavities and dental issues 13:30 – How often should athletes brush their teeth? 18:10 – Gingivitis and rates of infection in athletes 23:35 – Dr. Dome’s tips for athletes to maintain good oral health 40:30 – The importance of saliva and salivary flow rate on health and immunity 42:20 – Natural support for stomach acidity 44:00 - Connection between dental and overall health
49 minutes | 9 months ago
S4E13 // MMA Fight Island – Physical Demands, Hydration & Weight-Cutting w/ Dr. Reid Reale, PhD
In Season 4, Episode 13 Dr. Marc Bubbs interviews Dr. Reid Reale, PhD, Performance Nutrition Manager at the UFC’s Performance Institute in Shanghai, China. EPISODE SUMMARY: 3:30 – Reid’s background exercise science and nutrition 4:00 – Physical demands of MMA and competition format 7:45 – Resting metabolic rate (RMR) in adolescent athletes 9:45 – Performance testing at the elite MMA level 15:00 – Transportable RMR devices; worth the price? 17:40 – Academy vs. professional MMA fighters 21:30 – The current evidence-base for MMA fighters 23:40 – How to think about weight-cutting: what can you manipulate? 28:00 – Energy intake leading up to weigh-in 32:40 – Use of water-loading protocols to make weight 35:40 – Hydration testing methods – general to more specific 41:10 – The evolution of research in MMA
46 minutes | 9 months ago
S4E12 // Sacred Cow: The Case for (Better) Meat w/ Diana Rodgers, MS, RD
In Season 4, Episode 12 Dr. Marc Bubbs interviews Diana Rodgers, MS, RD dietician and nutritionist living on an organic farm and co-author of the new book and film Sacred Cow that discusses why well-raised meat is good for you and good for the planet. SUMMARY OF THE EPISODE 3:00 – Diana’s background and journey into nutrition 5:15 – Dietary patterns of hunter-gatherer societies around the world 8:45 – The mid-Victorian dietary shift and consequences for health 11:15 – Is meat consumption increasing worldwide? 15:30 – The impact of industrial agriculture on the environment 17:15 –The water footprint of cattle 20:15 – Methane from cattle and carbon sequestration in the ground 23:15 – Deforestation and the impact of soy crops 28:30 – The environmental impact of chicken farming 33:00 – Antibiotic use in conventional farming and impact on human health 34:40 – Price comparison of beef burger vs. plant-based (Beyond Meat) burger 37:00 – The cycle of nature – life and death 39:20 – The challenges of writing Sacred Cow and creating the film
53 minutes | 10 months ago
S4E11 // Weight-Cutting, Nutrition & Behaviour Change in Jockeys w/ Dr. Dan Martin, PhD
In Season 4, Episode 11 Dr. Marc Bubbs interviews Dr. Dan Martin, Ph.D post-doctoral researcher at Liverpool John Moore’s University and Performance Nutritionist in professional horse racing, Formula 1 racing and football. In this episode, Dan shares his research and insights into the current nutrition strategies and weight-making practices of professional jockeys and the risk of energy deficiency and low bone density and elite jockeys. Dan discusses how to influence athlete nutritional behaviours, how to deal with the influence of social media on athlete nutrition and the paralles between jockey nutrition and making-weight in Formula 1. Fascinating discussion, don’t miss it!
60 minutes | 10 months ago
S4E10 // Creatine, Female Athletes & Applications in Concussion w/ Krissy Kendall, PhD
In Season 4, Episode 10 Dr. Marc Bubbs interviews Dr. Krissy Kendall, Ph.D lecturer in the School of Medical and Health Sciences at Edith Cowan University in Perth, Western Australia. Dr. Kendall's interests include physiological and performance adaptations to high-intensity interval training, dietary interventions to enhance the effects of physical activity, and methods of evaluating body composition. In this episode Dr. Kendall discusses the fundamentals of creatine, debunks common creatine myths, discusses applications for female athletes and novel applications for recovery from concussions. Fascinating discussion about all things creatine!
56 minutes | a year ago
S4E9 // Cardiovascular Disease & Novel Biomarkers of Inflammation w/ Dr. Fraser Smith, ND
In Season 4, Episode 9 Dr. Marc Bubbs chats with Assistant Dean of Naturopathic Medicine and Professor at the National University of Health Sciences (NUHS) in Lombard, IL. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of mortality in most countries and in this episode Dr. Smith discusses common risk factors of CVD, potential root causes and the benefits (and limitations) of standard lipid panel screening. He also discusses the value placed on LDL-C as the primary focus of CVD risk and highlights the potential value of novel biomarkers of inflammation – F2-isoprostrances, myeloperoxidase, Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2, oxidized-LDL, CRP-hs and the like – for reducing CVD risk. Fascinating discussion on the nuances of cardiovascular screening and the potential for novel biomarkers of inflammation to inform practice.
54 minutes | a year ago
S4E8 // Mindset: Where Values, Skills & Traits Connect w/ Bryce Tully, MS
In Season 4, Episode 8 Dr. Marc Bubbs chats with Mental Performance Coach Bryce Tully from Canada Basketball and the Canadian Sport Institute Atlantic. In this episode, Bryce discusses the Values-Skills-Traits model for supporting elite mental performance. He talks about the challenges of working with athletes who are ‘wired’ differently than you, the leader-follower dynamic and how to build entrenchment in your performance program. Bryce shares his thoughts on the value of sharing meals together, the pros and cons of technology for communicating with athletes, and the value of empathy. He also highlights the rate of change of traits, values and skills, rules versus values, and why stories matter.
55 minutes | a year ago
S4E7 // The Athlete Gut: Troubleshooting GI Problems in Athletes w/ Dr. Patrick Wilson, RD, PhD
In Season 4, Episode 7, Dr. Bubbs interviews Dr. Patrick Wilson, RD, PhD, author of the new book The Athlete Gut. In this episode, Patrick shares his insights on how short-intense and prolonged endurance exercise bouts impact the athlete’s gut, if female athletes experience more GI symptoms than men, and how low FODMAP diets impact bloating and discomfort. He also discusses the impacts of high-fat diets on gut health and diversity of microbiota, theoretical benefits (and limitations) of MCT ingestion during exercise, protein ingestion and impacts on bloating and discomfort, and long-term implications of restricting fermentable carbohydrates in your diet. Finally, he discusses the connections between mindset, anxiety and gut symptoms and what athletes can do to improve symptoms.
61 minutes | a year ago
S4E6 // REWIND – Immunity, Recovery & Low Energy Availability
In Season 4, Episode 6, Dr. Bubbs REWINDS the tapes to bring you a highlights podcast on immunity and recovery. In this episode, hear expert exercise immunologist Dr. David Pyne, PhD provide a brief overview of how the immune system works, how it’s impacted by exercise and what testing tells us about athletes. Christy Aschwanden, author of Good To Go, then talks about what big data can tell us about recovery and how to incorporate periodized recovery into your routine. Next, sport dietician Jen Sygo, MSc shares the importance of adequate fueling for elite sport and the consequences of low energy availability (LEA) on health and performance. This is followed by performance nutrition director at PN Brian St-Pierre talking vitamin D and immunity. Finally, Miguel Mateas, PhD(c) discusses stress, the gut brain connection and how this can deeply impact your overall health. Don’t miss this episode!
50 minutes | a year ago
S4E5 // Sleep, Fatigue Accumulation & Adderall in Pro Baseball w/ Meeta Singh, MD
In Season 4, Episode 5, Dr. Bubbs interviews Dr. Meeta Singh, MD the service chief of sleep medicine, and section head and medical director at the Henry Ford sleep center in Michigan. In this episode, Meeta shares her philosophy on the application of sleep science and the impacts of the baseball season scheduling and travel on sleep. She discusses the effects of fatigue accumulation, if it’s possible to ‘bank’ sleep and how athlete chronotypes might impact performance. We also dive into the use of adderall, amphetamines and ADHD in baseball, the nuances of applying sleep strategies in practice, the evolution of research in sleep and athletic performance, and much more!
40 minutes | a year ago
S4E4 // Strength Training for Basketball & NBA Nutrition w/ Bill Burgos MS
In Season 4, Episode 4, Dr. Bubbs interviews Bill Burgos, NBA Strength & Conditioning Coach with over 12 years currently working with the Minnesota Timberwolves. In this episode, Bill discusses his career in the NBA, philosophy of strength and conditioning coaching, and coaches who have influenced his approach. He shares insights about the common challenges he faces working with young professional basketball players, how early specialization can impact athlete development, and how he navigates these roadblocks. He also breaks down how nutrition has changed in the NBA over the last decade, the League’s obsession with peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, and strategies to support pro athletes. Finally, Bill shares his advice to athletes on how to improve performance.
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