Thanks for joining us for episode 29 of The Ancestral RD podcast! If you want to keep up with our podcasts, subscribe in iTunes and never miss an episode.
Today we have a fantastic guest on the show, Dr. Brad Dieter, PhD of Asgard Fit. Brad is a research scientist studying metabolism and chronic disease and is also an experienced sports nutritionist and Strength and Conditioning coach. He received his Masters in Biomechanics and his PhD in exercise physiology. He has worked with a wide range of athletes and clients, from young kids to NCAA Division 1 college, professional athletes, and older adults.
Brad runs a great research-based blog and newsletter service that provides the most up-to-date nutrition and training information. As Brad is both a scientist and a coach, he’s able to distill complicated health information into easy-to-follow and results-oriented recommendations for his readers and his clients.
Today on the show, we’ll be discussing the basics of how to eat if you’re an athlete, whether you engage in endurance activities, strength and conditioning, or Crossfit style workouts.
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Here’s what Brad, Laura and Kelsey will be discussing in this episode:
- How to determine the right macronutrient ratio for your chosen form of training
- Why not eating enough could be sabotaging your goals
- When you should eat carbohydrates for best results
- How to eat on training versus rest days
- Whether excess carbs or excess fat cause athletes to gain weight
- Why your lifestyle affects your risk of overtraining
- And more!