In episode 297 of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer shares a conversation with Renee McGregor around all things 'Fuelling the Endurance Athlete' Q&A on this expert edition.
Renee McGregor Sports Dietitian specialising in RED, eating disorders, female health and athlete health and performance and author. We recently hosted a live stream event 'Fuelling the Endurance Athlete' presented by Renee McGregor, it was a huge success and as always our live stream events, the Q&A section presents a fantastic opportunity for the exchange of information specific to people's needs. On this episode you'll hear some of the wonderful questions that Renee received during the 'Fuelling the Endurance Athlete' livestream.
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Polar are a sports technology company who build world class heart rate monitors and GPS watches for people who take their health, fitness and sports performance seriously.
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Coming from the heart of the Nordics, they have the experience, insight, and history of quality, design and innovation which is unparalleled. Worn by some of the best athletes on the planet, we’re very excited to have Polar as a partner here so you can also access their heart rate monitors, watches and training platform.
As a starting bonus, the team at Polar are offering 15% off. If it’s time for you to check out a new heart rate monitor or watch to help improve your performance, head across to Polar.com and use the code TPPS on selected products
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“The use of HRT becomes very important for woman during the menopausal years.”
“Learning to work alongside your body is really important. “
“The more they cut back on carbohydrates, the more stress their body goes under and the more resistant it becomes.”
"Two things in weight loss
“In order to be a balanced individual you need to balance all those different human needs that we have.”
“It takes up to 72 hours for our bodies to catch up after hard hard training.”
“Directing and guiding is what makes you a good practitioner.”
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Podcast: The Physical Performance Show Ep258
03:08 Intro script from Renee
05:32 How does carbohydrate availability and fuelling change for menopausal women/premenopausal women still looking to make performance gains in running
10:47 Athletes with weight gain and low energy availability (LEA)
12:20 Fuelling before morning sessions and how fasted runs affects an hormonal balance
16:00 How to balance not putting on weight and fuelling well
19:40 Training the body to burn fat
23:12 How should athletes calculate their intake/exercise/diet.....(tracking)
32:20 Suggestion on Blood Work
33:48 How many calories or grams of carbohydrate would one need to be considered in the RED-S zone
36:02 How to determine fat free mass
39:25 Is appetite a good indicator of Energy Availability?
42:01 Correcting RED-S for athletes
44:01 Testosterone deficiency
46:10 Energy intake for energy balance
49:45 RED-S on breastfeeding and new mothers
52:03 Difference between RED-S and overtraining syndrome
53:40 Nutrition on Menstrual Cycle
57:00 Fuelling needs in adolescents
58:28 What point to investigate FSH LS Estrogen and Progesterone levels
1:00:36 Best way to fuel athletes with gastric bypass
For questions and comments about this Episode Send to the Show Host @Brad_Beer (Twitter) or @brad_beer (Instagram)
Polar are a sports technology company who build world class heart rate monitors and GPS watches for people who take their health, fitness and sports performance seriously. Coming from the heart of the Nordics, they have the experience, insight, and history of quality, design and innovation which is unparalleled. Worn by some of the best athletes on the planet, we’re very excited to have Polar as a partner here so you can also access their heart rate monitors, watches and training platform. Polar are very excited to announce that they are launching two stunning new-generation running watches, the Polar Pacer and Polar Pacer Pro.
As a starting bonus, the team at Polar are offering 15% off. If it’s time for you to check out a new heart rate monitor or watch to help improve your performance, head across to Polar.com and use the code TPPS on selected products.