The Physical Performance Show: Renee McGregor: Leading Sports Dietitian & Author, ‘Fuelling for Health & Performance’

 In Podcast (The Physical Performance Show)

Renee McGregor

In episode 258 of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer shares a conversation with Renee McGregor: Leading Sports Dietitian & Author, ‘Fuelling for Health & Performance’ on this expert edition.

By way of bio Renee McGregor is prolific. In clinical practice Renee specialises in relative energy deficiency in sport, eating disorders, the female athlete and of course athletic health and performance. Her clinical practice and knowledge is supported by extensive experience working in both clinical and performance nutrition including the Olympic Games in London 2012, the Paralympic Games in Rio in 2016, and the Commonwealth Games in 2018 on the Gold Coast.

Renee is the best selling author of the “Fast Fuels” training series and “Orthorexia, When Healthy Eating Goes Bad” and today’s expert edition is an exploration around all things fueling for the athlete.

Now historically on the physical performance show whenever we have featured an expert in the field of dietetics, or nutrition, these episodes have been extremely popular. There’s a bunch of learnings coming your way as Renee shares with us today, the signs of under fueling for athletes, what to look for, for both the male and female athlete, the effect of disordered eating when it comes to an athlete’s desire to be in energy balance, the top mistakes that athletes make when it comes to fueling for health and performance and so much more.

To listen to Episode 258:


Click the icon to listen to the interview on iTunes or listen using the Soundcloud player below

Don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE at the links to ensure you get performance insights from our future upcoming exciting guests.

Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • Why do we turn to food and exercise
  • Discussing Orthorexia
  • Fueling your body right
  • Key signs that you’re not fueling properly
  • Bone Health
  • Difference between eating disorder and disordered eating
  • Focus on performance instead of health
  • Relationship with food
  • Physical Challenge

Show Sponsor: Precision Hydration

There isn’t a one-size-fits all approach to hydration for athletes, which is why Precision Hydration help athletes refine their hydration strategy for whatever event they’re training for. Take the free online Sweat Test at to receive your own personalized hydration strategy and get 15% off your first order of electrolytes that match how you sweat by using the code PERFORMANCE15.

Book a free 20-minute video call with a Sweat Expert who will be happy to help you refine your strategy for training and racing.


“Food and Exercise, they’re like a sticky plaster.”
“Self Care is when you can turn up for yourself.”

Patreon Membership

Our aim is to help further your physical performance LEARNINGS through ongoing FREE access to our tri-annually held Livestream events with key performance speakers.
These Livestream events in 2020 have proven to popular across the globe & it’s our pleasure to say THANK YOU for your support of the Show through FREE access vs the usual $49 access fee for the Livestreams and post event recordings.
We have been endeavouring to support the endurance sports community of athletes, coaches, and practitioners since Show launch in 2016 through a weekly outputted Show.
As a way of continuing to improve on quality and assisting our audience after 240 Episodes we are appreciative of any patrons that wish to support the Show going forwards through a low monthly contribution.
Keep pursuing your Physical Best Performance.
Become a patron of The Physical Performance Show today: Get access to exclusive content and experiences on the world’s largest membership platform for artists and creators.

To follow Renee McGregor:

Instagram: @r-mcgregor
Twitter:     @mcgregor_renee
Linkedin:  Renee McGregor
Website:   ReneeMcGregor
Campaign: #TrainBrave
Podcast:   TrainBrave

Episode 297 of The Physical Performance Show featuring Renee McGregor ‘Fuelling the Endurance Athlete’ Q&A

Fuelling the Endurance Athlete with Sports Dietitian Renee McGregor


0:00 Start
3:20 Welcome to Renee McGregor
5:03 Why do we turn to food and exercise
13:20 Discussing Orthorexia
24:20 Fueling your body right
26:50 Key signs that you’re not fueling properly
35:00 Bone Health
45:30 Difference between eating disorder and disordered eating
50:00 Focus on performance instead of health
1:00:27 Relationship with food
1:08:25 Physical Challenge
1:16:21 Finish

People Mentioned

Andy Blow – Sports Scientist, Precision Hydration Co-Founder, Episode 234 of The Physical Performance Show


Training Series      Orthorexia

For questions and comments about this Episode

Send to the show host @Brad_Beer (Twitter) or @brad_beer (Instagram)

The Physical Performance Show

Recommended Posts

Leave a Comment

Emma CarneyAdam Hansen