06 Jul Dr. Stacy Sims – How To Match Food And Fitness To Your Physiology
(#180) Dr. Stacy Sims joins the show this week to discuss the unique topic of gender differences in training and nutrition.
Stacy Sims is an environmental exercise physiologist, nutrition scientist, and specialist in performance nutrition and gender differences in athletes.
She’s also the author the innovative new book “ROAR: How To Match Food And Fitness To Your Unique Female Physiology For Optimum Performance, Great Health, And A Strong, Lean Body For Life.”
This session is filled with important training and nutrition nuggets, so you may want to listen through a few times to fully understand.
Here’s some of what you’ll learn about this week:
- The one word that makes coaches turn red
- The truth about gender differences in training and nutrition
- Why she wrote her new book and what she hopes it will do for people
- The important differences between hormones for men and women
- The critical importance of BCAA’s around training
- Training considerations around the menstrual cycle
- Why she’s not a fan of vegan proteins and what she recommends
- Understanding “low carb” and the female athlete
- The biggest misunderstandings in training about men and women
- And so much more…
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- Stacy’s New Book – ROAR
- Supporting Research by Dr. Stuart Phillips
- High vs Low Protein Study
- Dr. Stacy Sims on Facebook
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