Episode 130 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition's "We Do Science" podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "Contextualising Fat Oxidation During Exercise" with Ed Maunder PhD(c) (Sports Performance Research Institute New Zealand, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand).
Discussion Topics Include:
- Defining and differentiating "fat oxidation" and "fat burning"
- Fat as a "fuel" for exercise: storage and metabolism
- Substrate oxidation (fuel use) during endurance and ultra-endurance exercise
- Substrate availability and performance: a case for optimising maximal fat oxidation?
- Testing methods to determine maximal fat oxidation (FatMax) and its value to inform performance nutrition strategies
- Maximal fat oxidation: what we know, don't know, and what's relevant to elite and recreational endurance athletes
- Relevance to exercise performance: substrate utilisation during Ironman triathlon case study discussion
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