The Physical Performance Show: Summer Series Part 3: Nutrition with Renee McGregor

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Summer Series Pt 3

In episode 308 of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer which is the next edition of the Summer Series Part 3: Nutrition with Renee McGregor, featuring extracts from our recent Livestream event “Fuelling the Endurance Athlete“.

Renee specialises in relative energy deficiency in sport, eating disorders, the female athlete, athletic health and performance. Her clinical practice and knowledge are supported by extensive experience working in both clinical and performance nutrition including the 2012 Olympic Games London, 2016 Rio Paralympic Games, and the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

Renee is the best-selling author of the “Fast Fuels” training series and “Orthorexia, When Healthy Eating Goes Bad”.

To listen to Episode 308:


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Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • Role of performance nutrition and hormone health in optimum performance
  • Why carbohydrate availability is important
  • Managing carbohydrates to properly fuel your body

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“You need a block of consistent training.”
“We can’t always be following and aspiring to be like the elite athletes.”
“We need to train a lot and we also need to eat a lot.”
“You need carbohydrate availability for your brain.”
“Carbohydrate is the only fuel source suitable for moderate and high-intensity training.”

To follow Renee McGregor

Instagram: @r-mcgregor
Twitter:     @mcgregor_renee
Linkedin:  Renee McGregor
Website:   ReneeMcGregor
Campaign: #TrainBrave
Podcast:   TrainBrave
Live stream: Fuelling the Endurance Athlete
Podcast: Episode 258 of The Physical Performance Show
Podcast: Episode 297 of The Physical Performance Show


00:00 Start
03:05 Role of performance nutrition and hormone health in optimum performance
12:20 Why carbohydrate availability is important
26:10 Managing carbohydrates to properly fuel your body
34:04 Finish


Training Series     Orthorexia


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For questions and comments about this Episode Send to the Show Host @Brad_Beer (Twitter) or @brad_beer (Instagram)

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