June 1, 2021

Protein and Weight Loss in Exercisers & Athletes

Protein and Weight Loss in Exercisers & Athletes

Episode 162 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition's "We Do Science" podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "Protein and Weight Loss in Exercisers & Athletes" with Professor Kevin Tipton (The Institute of Performance Nutrition, UK).

Discussion Topics Include:

  • Overview of the concept of weight loss, energy balance, caloric restriction and impact on training adaptations and performance
  • General weight loss vs quality weight loss: importance of body composition focussed strategies
  • Optimal protein intake during caloric restriction in elite athletes
  • How much protein?
  • Protein timing and quality: does it matter?
  • Protein supplements: value and practicality beyond a "first first approach"

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