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For current and aspiring performance nutritionists! The Guru Performance Institute "We Do Science" Podcast, hosted by Dr Laurent Bannock, features a wide variety of leading guest experts (elite practitioners and scientists) with expertise in sport and exercise nutrition & related fields relevant to 'real-world' practice.

Feb 27, 2015

Episode 42 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Mechanisms of Muscle Hypertrophy' with Brad Schoenfeld PhD, USA. In this session we get into:

  • Types of Hypertrophy
  • Satellite Cells and Muscle Hypertrophy
  • Myogenic Pathways
  • Hormones and Cytokines (i.e. Testosterone,...


Feb 22, 2015

Episode 41 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Calorie Focussed Thinking' with Sean Lucan MD MPS MS, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA. In this session we get into:

  • The problem with the idea of calorie equivalency
  • A 'calorie is a calorie', or is it?
  • Eat...


Feb 17, 2015

Episode 40 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Why Your Diet Is Doomed To Fail' with Layne Norton PhD (www.BioLayne.com). In this session we get into:

  • Definition of 'Diet'
  • Habits & Behaviours
  • Idealistic Vs Pragmatic
  • Lifestyle Vs Diet
  • Metabolic Adaptation...


Feb 13, 2015

Special edition 'Epic Fitness Summit' episode featuring Alan Aragon MS,  (www.AlanAragon.com). Alan and I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'What Makes a Diet Work'. He will also be debating Gary Taubes on a similar topic at the Epic Fitness Summit (http://www.epic-summit.co.uk) in May 2015 in the UK (at the Body Power...


Feb 12, 2015

Episode 38 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Nutrition & The Molecular Response To Strength Training' with Keith Baar PhD, University of Califonia Davis, USA. In this session we get into:

  • Molecular Responses To Training
  • mTOR and Training
  • mTOR and...