Musculoskeletal adaptations, "train low" strategies, and muscle fiber types with prof. John Hawley | EP#248
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Professor John Hawley is one of the world's leading researchers on the cellular and molecular basis of endurance sports adaptations within skeletal muscle. Additionally, his area of expertise covers the interaction of exercise and diet, and practical implications of this such as "train low" (with low carbohydrate availability) strategies to improve performance.
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-The adaptations in response to endurance training that take place in skeletal muscle
-Using nutritional interventions to enhance adaptations: the "train low" strategy
-Fiber types (fast-twitch and slow-twitch muscle fibers) and how muscle fiber profile may influence training strategies
-The relative importance of musculoskeletal (peripheral) adaptations vs. cardiovascular (central) adaptations for endurance athletes
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LINKS AND RESOURCES:
- Prof. Hawley's Twitter, Research Gate profile, and university bio
- Endurance sports nutrition: state of the art in 2019 with prof. John Hawley | EP#181
- High carbohydrate, low carbohydrate, or periodised carbohydrate intake with Louise Burke, PhD | EP#236
- Maximizing Cellular Adaptation to Endurance Exercise in Skeletal Muscle
- Molecular Basis of Exercise-Induced Skeletal Muscle Mitochondrial Biogenesis: Historical Advances, Current Knowledge, and Future Challenges
- Exercise-induced skeletal muscle signaling pathways and human athletic performance
- Effects of sleeping with reduced carbohydrate availability on acute training responses
- Toward a Common Understanding of Diet–Exercise Strategies to Manipulate Fuel Availability for Training and Competition Preparation in Endurance Sport
- Enhanced Endurance Performance by Periodization of CHO Intake: "Sleep Low" Strategy
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