September 14, 2020

FTP #34: PART 2: Louise Burke, PhD – Ketogenic diets for cycling performance: the future of elite endurance sports?

Louise is a sports dietitian with nearly 40 years of experience in the education and counselling of elite athletes.  She worked at the Australian Institute of […]
August 26, 2020

FTP #33: Louise Burke, PhD – Ketogenic diets for cycling performance: the future of elite endurance sports?

Louise is a sports dietitian with nearly 40 years of experience in the education and counselling of elite athletes.  She worked at the Australian Institute of […]
July 29, 2020

FTP #32: Andrew Jones, PhD – Dietary nitrates and endurance performance: Where do we stand?

Andrew M Jones is Professor of Applied Physiology at the University of Exeter, UK, where he was formerly Head of Sport and Health Sciences and Associate […]
July 13, 2020

FTP #31: Dana Lis, PhD – Using the low FODMAPs diet in pro cycling: a hands-on approach

One foot in leading edge-research and the other in high performance sport Dana plays a unique simultaneous role of researcher and practitioner. As a Project Scientist […]
June 28, 2020

FTP #30: Russ Best, PhD – Can taste be ergogenic? From sweet, bitter to thermal tastants

Russ Best is a Senior Academic Staff Member at the Waikato Institute of Technology, New Zealand. He teaches sports nutrition and biochemistry as well as leading […]
June 14, 2020

FTP #29: Teun Van Erp, PhD – Load, Intensity and Performance in Professional Road Cycling

Link to download Teun’s PhD Thesis Teun van Erp was born on February 21, 1985 in Nistelrode. During his study physiotherapy, he noticed the lack of […]
May 31, 2020

FTP #28: Joanna Bowtell, PhD & Vitor H. Teixeira, PhD – The underrated role of polyphenols in sports nutrition

Jo Bowtell completed her PhD examining the effects of nutrition and exercise on protein turnover at Dundee University in 1996. She subsequently spent 3 years lecturing […]
May 18, 2020

FTP #27: Helena Trigueiro & Rita Giro, – RED-S & disordered eating in endurance athletes: A nutritionists’ perspective

Helena has a degree in Nutrition Sciences from the Faculty of Nutrition and Food Sciences, University of Porto, member of the Portuguese Order of Nutritionists (3882N) […]
May 1, 2020

FTP #26: Jamie Pugh, PhD – Probiotic supplementation for health and performance: a balanced overview

Guest bio Dr. Jamie Pugh (PhD) is a post-doctoral research at Liverpool John Moores University. During his PhD and current work, he has looked at the […]
April 12, 2020

FTP #25: Anthony Warner – Viral misinformation and pseudoscience: Beyond the COVID-19

Twitter profile@One_Angry_Chef Guest Bio Anthony Warner is a professional chef with a background in biochemistry who got increasingly irate at claims linking food and health, made […]
April 6, 2020

FTP #24: Patrick Wilson, PhD (Part 2) The athletes’ gut: The Inside Science of Digestion, Nutrition, and Stomach Distress

Twitter profile@SportsRD_PhD Guest Bio Dr. Patrick Wilson is the author of The Athlete’s Gut, the only book written for athletes and coaches looking to address gastrointestinal […]
March 22, 2020

FTP #23: Patrick Wilson, PhD (Part 1) The athletes’ gut: The Inside Science of Digestion, Nutrition, and Stomach Distress

Twitter profile@SportsRD_PhD Guest Bio Dr. Patrick Wilson is the author of The Athlete’s Gut, the only book written for athletes and coaches looking to address gastrointestinal […]
March 11, 2020

FTP #22: Ida Heikura, PhD student – Periodization of energy and carbohydrate availability for endurance athletes: What’s new?

Twitter profile: @IdaHeikura Email: ida.heikura@gmail.com Guest Bio Ida earned a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Exercise Physiology from the University of Jyväskylä, […]
February 10, 2020

FTP #21: Greg Haff, PhD – Strength training in road cycling: Are we still afraid of lifting weights?

Twitter profile: @Doc_Haff Instagram profile: Doc_Haff Guest Bio G. Gregory Haff is the Professor of Strength and Conditioning at the School of Medical and Health Sciences […]
January 26, 2020

FTP #20: Sara Oikawa, PhD – New developments in collagen research: implications for endurance athletes

Guest Bio Sara earned a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, a Masters of Science in Kinesiology, and  Ph.D. in Kinesiology specializing in skeletal muscle metabolism and […]
January 12, 2020

FTP #19: Graeme Close, PhD – Nutrition strategies to prevent and treat injuries in cyclists

Guest Bio A former professional Rugby League player, Graeme is now Professor of Human Physiology at Liverpool John Moores University where he leads the Sport Nutrition […]
December 31, 2019

FTP #18: 2019 Revisited – Yearly Digest

Listen here: This is an yearly digest where we revisit the best moments from each episodes that aired throughout this past year 2019. I’d like to […]
December 16, 2019

FTP #17: Trent Stellingwerf, PhD – Nutrition and altitude training: Optimizing adaptation, performance and health

Guest Bio Trent is an applied sport physiologist with a specialization in the area of performance nutrition. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition […]
December 2, 2019

FTP #16: Melinda Manore, PhD – The female cyclist: Nutrition concerns and research challenges

Guest Bio Dr. Melinda M. Manore is a Professor Emeritus in Nutrition at Oregon State University where her research focuses on the interaction of nutrition and […]
November 4, 2019

FTP #15: Bryan Saunders, PhD – Buffer agents in cycling: The role of ß-Alanine and Sodium Bicarbonate

Guest Bio Dr. Bryan Saunders has a degree in Sport Science and Mathematics from Nottingham Trent University, a master’s degree in Sports Science from Loughborough University […]
October 23, 2019

FTP #14: James Morton, PhD – The groundwork of Performance Nutrition in Pro cycling: Part 2

Guest Bio James is a Professor of Exercise Metabolism & Nutrition at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU). James’ specific research interests focus on the molecular and […]
October 7, 2019

FTP #13: James Morton, PhD – The groundwork of Performance Nutrition in Pro cycling: Part 1

Guest Bio James is a Professor of Exercise Metabolism & Nutrition at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU). James’ specific research interests focus on the molecular and […]
August 1, 2019

FTP #12: Exogenous ketones supplementation in cycling: Competitive edge?

Guest Bio Mark Evans, PhD Mark is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the School of Agriculture and Food Science at University College Dublin currently working on personalised […]
July 15, 2019

FTP #11: Daniel Moore, PhD – Protein for cyclists: Beyond Muscle hypertrophy

Guest Bio Daniel Moore is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education and a member of the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology […]
June 30, 2019

FTP #10: Lewis James, PhD – Cow’s milk as a post-exercise recovery drink

In the latest decade, milk has gone through some rough times. Milk its perhaps experiencing its lowest reputation in the history of mankind. A food that […]