June 23, 2022

Episode 39A - How much carbohydate should I consume during training or a race? | Prof. Asker Jeukendrup

The man who did much of the research that lead to our current guidelines for carbs during exercise, Prof. Asker Jeukendrup joins us to discuss the nuances of carbs during exercise - recreational vs elite athletes, running vs cycling, shorter vs longer duration, and much, much more. As head of performance nutrition for the Jumbo Visma pro cycling team, the Red Bull Athlete Performance Centre and the Dutch Olympic Team, Asker also discusses the challenges & practical considerations for achieving your optimal carbohydrate intake on race day.

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