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The Guru Performance Institute "We Do Science" Podcast is hosted by Dr Laurent Bannock, and features a wide variety of leading guest experts, practitioners and researchers in performance nutrition & exercise physiology.
 
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Episode 104 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Nutrient Timing: You Can, But Should You' with Chad Kerksick PhD (Exercise and Performance Nutrition Laboratory, School of Health Sciences, Lindenwood University, St. Charles, MO, USA) In this session we get into: Defining Nutrient Timing ...…
 
Episode 103 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Hypertrophy & Individual Differences in Response to Training' with Brandon Roberts PhD (www.FitnessAndPhysiology.com) University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA. In this session we get into: Defining Responders and Non-Responders in the Conte ...…
 
Episode 102 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Protein Pacing' with Professor Paul Arciero PhD (www.ProteinPacing.com) Skidmore College, NY, USA. In this session we get into: Defining Protein Pacing Protein Quality, Quantity, and Timing Protein Pacing and Body Composition Protein Pacing ...…
 
Episode 101 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'S&C Science, Muscle Plasticity, and Practice Epistemology' with Andy Galpin PhD (www.AndyGalpin.com) California State University, Fullerton, USA. In this session we get into: Science to Practice: From biopsy to the cage Muscle Plasticity Nu ...…
 
Episode 100 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Diets and Body Composition' with Alan Aragon MS and Brad Schoenfeld PhD. In this session we get into: Defining 'Diet' Body Composition and Assessment Methods Diet Archetypes Nutrition v Exercise Mechanisms Governing Body Composition Changes ...…
 
Episode 99 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Translational Sport Science' with Joe Eisenmann PhD, USA Football. In this session we get into: Defining 'Translational Sport Science' 'Bridging the Gap' / 'Science to Practice' Concept Knowledge Management (KM) and Transfer (KT) in Sport Sc ...…
 
Episode 98 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Protein: An Update' with Professor Stu Phillips (McMaster University) and Professor Kevin Tipton (University of Sterling). In this session we get into: An Update to Episode 5 'Protein' (2014) What is Protein? (and why is it so topical and re ...…
 
Episode 97 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'LCHF and Performance' with Professor Louise Burke PhD, Australian Institute of Sport, Australia. Defining Low Carb High Fat (LCHF) Diets and Performance Evidence v Enthusiastic Debate Theory and Evidence of LCHF Fuel Systems & Real World Per ...…
 
Episode 96 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Integrative Exercise Biology' with John Hawley PhD, Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research, Australian Catholic University (ACU), Australia. Defining 'Integrative Exercise Biology' Reductionism in Sport Science Exercise as a 'Normal' H ...…
 
Episode 95 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Concurrent Training and Interference' with Jackson Fyfe PhD, Deakin University, Australia. Defining Concurrent Training & Historical Perspective Concurrent Exercise Training and the Interference Effect. Of Mice and Molecules: Animal and Huma ...…
 
Episode 94 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Physiology of Champions' with Michael Joyner MD, Mayo Clinic, USA. Faster, Higher, Stronger: Integrative Physiology as 'Experiments in Nature'. Science Informs Practice v Practice Informs Science Scientific Reductionism and Human Performance ...…
 
Episode 93 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Hydration and Performance' with Stavros Kavouras PhD, Hydration Science Lab, University of Arkansas, USA. In this session we get into: Defining Hydration and Dehydration Thermoregulation, Heat Acclimation etc Hypo- and hyper- hydration and p ...…
 
Episode 92 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Recovery and Performance' with Shona Halson PhD, Australian Institute of Sport. In this session we get into: Defining Recovery Recovery Research Training, Performance and Life Stress Sleep and Recovery Other Recovery Strategies: Nutrition, H ...…
 
Episode 91 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Caffeine and Sports Performance' with Ben Desbrow PhD, Griffith University, Australia. In this session we get into: Brief History of Caffeine in Sport Dietary Sources of Caffeine Overview of Caffeine Metabolism and Mechanism of Action Scienc ...…
 
Episode 90 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Science to Practice: Issues with Data' with Brad Dieter PhD (www.ScienceDrivenNutrition.com). In this session we get into: Defining scientific evidence Science to practice concept Reliability of data Complexity Animal studies: issues and rel ...…
 
Episode 89 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Personalised Nutrition: What Makes You So Special?' with James Betts PhD and Javier Gonzalez PhD from Bath University, UK. In this session we get into: Defining personalised nutrition Is personalised nutrition justified by small differences ...…
 
Episode 88 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Nutrition & Athletic Performance (part 3)' with Travis Thomas PhD, University of Kentucky, USA. In this session we get into: Quick review of parts 1 & 2 of this podcast 3-part mini-series based on the new ACSM / DC / AND Position Stand on Nu ...…
 
Episode 87 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Nutrition & Athletic Performance (part 2)' with Travis Thomas PhD, University of Kentucky, USA. In this session we get into: Review of part 1 of this podcast mini-series based on the ACSM / DC / AND Position Stand on Nutrition & Athletic Per ...…
 
Episode 86 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Nutrition & Athletic Performance (part 1)' with Travis Thomas PhD, University of Kentucky, USA. In this session we get into: Introducing the ACSM / DC / AND Position Stand on Nutrition & Athletic Performance Evidenced-Based Analysis: Synthes ...…
 
Episode 85 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'High Performance Science & Practice: In the Trenches' with David Joyce MSc, currently Head of Athletic Performance at Greater Western Sydney Giants, Australia. In this session we get into: Education, Experience & Critical Skills for Working ...…
 
Episode 84 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Impact of Non Exercise Activity'' with Professor Dylan Thompson, University of Bath, UK. In this session we get into: Defining 'Exercise' & 'Physical Activity' Non Exercise Physical Activity & Energy Expenditure (NEAT) Significance of Non-Ex ...…
 
Episode 83 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Monitoring Training Load & Fatigue in Athletes'' with Craig Twist PhD, University of Chester, UK. In this session we get into: Defining Training Load and Fatigue Relevance to Intermittent Sports (i.e. Rugby League / Union, Football etc) Reas ...…
 
Episode 82 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Exercise, The Heart & Sudden Cardiac Death' with Professor Greg Whyte, Liverpool John Moores University, UK. In this session we get into: The Athlete's Heart Cardiac Response and Adaptations to Exercise (Endurance & Resistance Training) Sudd ...…
 
Episode 81 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! Inthis episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Periodisation in Strength& Conditioning' with Greg Haff PhD, Edith Cowan University,Australia. In this session we get into: Conceptualising & Defining Periodization in Strength &Conditioning General Principals of Periodization Recovery & Adap ...…
 
Episode 80 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Athlete Immune Health' with Professor Neil Walsh, Bangor University, UK. In this session we get into: Defining Immunity Immune Function & Performance Are upper respiratory tract infections a problem for athletes? Recommendations for avoiding ...…
 
Episode 79 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Energy Balance, Imbalance & Interactions' with Dr James Betts, University of Bath, UK. In this session we get into: Defining Energy Balance (in Biological Systems) Energy Balance Interactions Compensatory Mechanisms Total, Type, Timing (Diet ...…
 
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 Activit ...…
 
Episode 77 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Body Composition & Assessment' with Shawn Arent PhD, Rutgers University, USA. In this session we get into: Defining 'Body Composition' Chemical and Anatomical Body Composition Models Reference / Criterian Methods of Assessing Body Compositio ...…
 
Episode 76 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Exercise and Cancer' with Ian Lahart PhD, University of Wolverhampton, UK. In this session we get into: What is Cancer? Role of Physical Activity in the Prevention of Cancer (& specifically Breast Cancer) Mechanisms: Why Physical Activity Mi ...…
 
Episode 75 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Protein Overfeeding & Oversciencing' with Dr Jose Antonio, Nova South Eastern University, USA and CEO International Society for Sports Nutrition. In this session we get into: Defining protein and a 'high-protein' diet Very high protein diet ...…
 
Episode 74 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Gaining Muscle & Losing Fat in an Energy Deficit' with Professor Stu Phillips, Department of Kinesiology, Exercise Metabolism Research Group, McMaster University, Canada. In this session we get into: Defining Body-Composition Energy Balance ...…
 
Episode 73 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Creatine for Health & Performance' with Professor Eric Rawson, Bloomsburg University, USA. In this session we get into: Overview of Creatine Creatine Metabolism & Mechanisms of Action Creatine and Muscle Performance Creatine and Brain Functi ...…
 
Episode 72 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Half-Time in Team Sports & Strategies that Influence Performance?' with Mark Russell PhD CSCS, Northumbria University, UK. In this session we get into: Defining 'Half-Time' in team sports (i.e. in rugby, football, handball, netball etc) Purp ...…
 
Episode 71 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Breakfast For Athletes: Advisable, Inappropriate or Irrelevant?' with Javier Gonzalez PhD, Department for Health, University of Bath). In this session we get into: Energy Balance: why it is important and how we measure it (within the lab and ...…
 
Episode 70 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Nutrition and Metabolism for Endurance Sports' with Professor Asker Jeukendrup, www.MySportScience.com). In this session we get into: Physiological and nutritional demands of endurance sports Marginal & Significant Factors to Focus on in End ...…
 
Episode 69 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Immunological Aspects of Training & Sports Nutrition' with Professor Michael Gleeson, Loughborough University, UK. In this session we get into: Relevance of Immune Function to Athletes Causes of Illness in Athletes Intensive Training & Effec ...…
 
Episode 68 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Beta Alanine Supplementation & Performance' with Abbie Smith-Ryan PhD, University of North Carolina, USA - and Professor Craig Sale, Nottingham Trent University, UK. In this session we get into: Mechanisms and Use of Beta Alanine Supplementa ...…
 
Episode 67 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Protein Ingestion Before Sleep & Muscle Mass' with Professor Luc van Loon, Maastricht University, Netherlands. In this session we get into: Protein Balance Overview Protein Ingestion Before Sleep & Muscle Protein Synthesis Rates Protein Inge ...…
 
Episode 66 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Diabetes: Nutrition & Exercise' with Duane Mellor PhD RD, University of Nottingham, UK. In this session we get into: What is Diabetes Prevalence of Diabetes Obsessions with Insulin Nutritional Influences on Diabetes Exercise Influences on Di ...…
 
Episode 65 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Precision Nutrition Coaching' with John Berardi PhD CSCS, www.PrecisionNutrition.com. In this session we get into: Key Elements to Successful Nutrition Coaching Achieving Goals Practice Based Coaching Smart Practices Translating Science Into ...…
 
Episode 64 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Nutrigenomics and Personalised Sports Nutrition' with Nanci Guest PhD(c) MSc RD CSCS, University of Toronto, Canada. In this session we get into: What is Nutrigenomics Nutrigenomics and Athletic Performance Responders / Non Responders - A Ca ...…
 
Episode 63 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Probiotics and Athletes' with Profesor David Pyne, Australian Institute of Sport. In this session we get into: What are Probiotics What are Prebiotics Clinical and Physiological Effects in Athletes Probiotics and Immune Modulation Probiotics ...…
 
Episode 62 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Fat Oxidation, Exercise & Insulin Sensitivity' with Scott Robinson PhD(c) and Gareth Wallis PhD, University of Birmingham School of Exercise & Sport Sciences, UK. In this session we get into: Relevance of Fat Oxidation in Health and Performa ...…
 
Episode 61 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Periodization Theory and Application' with Anthony Turner PhD MSc CSCS*D, Middlesex University, London. In this session we get into: Periodization in Strength and Conditioning Recovery, Adaptation & Managing Stress in Athletes Periodization ...…
 
Episode 60 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Bone Health and Performance' with Professor Craig Sale, Nottingham Trent University. In this session we get into: Bone Struture and Function Normal and Abnormal Bone Bone Health and Performance Stress Fractures Bone and other Injury Risks in ...…
 
Episode 59 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Oversciencing and Marginal Gains in Elite Sport' with Marco Cardinale PhD, Aspire Academy, Qatar and former Head of Sports Science and Research of the British Olympic Association. In this session we get into: Science in Sport Oversciencing i ...…
 
Episode 58 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Test, Don't Guess! Using Physiological Testing to Inform Practice' with Shawn Arent PhD, Rutgers University, USA. In this session we get into: Test, Don't Guess! Laboratory testing in applied sport science Field testing methods Using lab and ...…
 
Episode 57 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'The Female Athlete Triad and RED-S' (Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport) with Kisrty Eilliot-Sale PhD, Nottingham Trent University, UK. In this session we get into: The Female Athlete Triad Energy Availability Issues - Females & Males Energ ...…
 
Episode 56 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Communication in Sport Science & Coaching' with Prof Andy Lane, University of Wolverhampton, UK. In this session we get into: Importance of Communication for Coaches & Practitioners Belief Stages of Change Placebo Delivery of Advice and Info ...…
 
Episode 55 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Body Composition & Dodgy Tans' with Eric Helms MPhil MS, AUT University, New Zealand. In this session we get into: Importance of Body Composition Defining Body Composition Assessing Body Composition Visual Assessment of Physique Manipulating ...…
 
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