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!