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We Do Science: The Guru Performance Podcast

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.

Jul 9, 2019

Episode 115 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "Dietary Fat and Elite Endurance Performance" with Dr Jill Leckey PhD (Australian Cycling Team).

In this session we get into:

  • Defining Endurance Performance, and the Difference Between 'Elite' and 'Normal' Athletes...


Jun 26, 2019

Episode 114 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "The Global Sports Nutrition Practitioner" with Dan Kings MSc MBA (Assistant Director Sports Science, Aspetar, Qatar).

In this session we get into:

  • Cultural diversity and its relevance to the...


Jun 21, 2019

Episode 113 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "DXA and Body Composition Assessment: Gold Standard or Gold Plated?" with Dr Julia Bone PhD (Sport Institute Northern Ireland, UK).

In this session we get into:

  • DXA defined in the context of its design and use...


May 13, 2019

Episode 112 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "Hydration and Performance: Evidence Unpacked" with Dr Lewis James PhD (Loughborough University, UK).

In this session we get into:

  • Dehydration and Fluid Balance
  • Hypohydration and Exercise Performance
  • The Evidence...


May 3, 2019

Episode 111 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "Paper to Podium: Translating Sports Nutrition Research" with Prof Graeme Close (Liverpool John Moores University, UK).

In this session we get into:

  • Defining Evidence-Based Practice
  • The Evolution of Sports...