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Welcome to the Dr. Bubbs Performance Podcast, bridging the gaps between the fields of nutrition, fitness, functional medicine and entrepreneurship to help upgrade your mental, physical and professional performance. This free weekly podcast brings you in-depth conversational interviews with expert PhDs, doctors, athletes, researchers, entrepreneurs, strength coaches, musicians and actors, who share their stories and insights so that you can uncover the secret tips, tactics and strategies to perform at the top of your game. Have a listen below and check out my show notes too for the clearest, simplest and most efficient path to success.

Welcome to the Dr. Bubbs Performance Podcast, bridging the gaps between the fields of nutrition, fitness, functional medicine and entrepreneurship to help upgrade your mental, physical and professional performance. This free weekly podcast brings you in-depth conversational interviews with expert PhDs, doctors, athletes, researchers, entrepreneurs, strength coaches, musicians and actors, who share their stories and insights so that you can uncover the secret tips, tactics and strategies to perform at the top of your game. Have a listen below and check out my show notes too for the clearest, simplest and most efficient path to success.
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Welcome to the Dr. Bubbs Performance Podcast, bridging the gaps between the fields of nutrition, fitness, functional medicine and entrepreneurship to help upgrade your mental, physical and professional performance. This free weekly podcast brings you in-depth conversational interviews with expert PhDs, doctors, athletes, researchers, entrepreneurs, strength coaches, musicians and actors, who share their stories and insights so that you can uncover the secret tips, tactics and strategies to perform at the top of your game. Have a listen below and check out my show notes too for the clearest, simplest and most efficient path to success.

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English


Episodes

S2E35 // Sport Psychology, Energy Management & The Champion’s Mindset w/ Dr. Peter Jensen PhD

9/13/2018
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Season 2 Episode 35, Dr. Bubbs interviews renowned sport psychologist Dr. Peter Jensen PhD. In this episode, Dr. Jensen will discuss his first experiences working at the Olympic Games, what stood out and how sport psychology has evolved over the last three decades. He’ll also discuss the key role of energy management in elite performance: what it is, why it’s important and how it plays a fundamental role in your ability to react and respond to stress. He’ll outline how energy management is...

Duration:00:45:07

S2E34 // Nutritional Strategies for Elite Bodybuilders & Building Muscle w/ Dr. Andrew Chappell PhD

9/7/2018
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Season 2 Episode 34, Dr. Bubbs interviews nutrition expert and 5x British Bodybuilding champion Dr. Andrew Chappell PhD to discuss his research in elite male and female bodybuilders. In this episode, Andrew will discuss the overall energy intake and macro breakdown of elite bodybuilders: how much protein they consume, key differences in carb consumptions between bodybuilders who place in the top-5 versus the rest of the pack, and how fat intake differs between USA and British bodybuilders....

Duration:01:00:36

S2E33 // Rewind: Sprints, Circadian Biology, Vagus Nerve & Elite Mindset

8/31/2018
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In Season 2 Episode 33, Dr. Bubbs “rewinds” the tape and revisits highlights and key insights from world leading experts from the past two seasons of the show. In this instalment, Dr. Bubbs talks training athletes with Strength Coach Clance Laylor, sprinting and injury prevention with Sprint Coach Derek Hansen, the application of HIIT training in heart disease and markers of overtraining with expert Dr. Martin Gibala PhD. He then shifts gears to discuss muscle fiber types (and the...

Duration:00:47:25

S2E32// Muscle Science: Training to Failure, Testosterone & The Soy Controversy w/ Dr. Cody Haun PhD

8/24/2018
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Season 2 Episode 32, Dr. Bubbs sits down with hypertrophy and muscle science expert Dr. Cody Haun PhD. In this episode, Cody will discuss a few of his recent papers, starting with recovery responses to light versus heavy resistance exercise in young men and unpacking what's happening at the molecular level between light and heavy loads. Next, Cody shares the results and key findings from his research on high versus low responders to training, the biomarkers associated with low, moderate,...

Duration:01:00:25

S2E31 // Seasonal Changes in Body Composition in Collegiate Football Players w/ Dr. Ross Andersen

8/9/2018
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Season 2 Episode 31, Dr. Bubbs interviews Professor Ross Andersen PhD, kinesiologist and researcher at McGill University in Montreal to discuss his recent work on seasonal changes in body composition in collegiate football and hockey players. Dr. Ross discusses differences in pre-season to end of season changes in lean mass and fat mass, as well as different trends observed in football versus ice hockey. He also shares his experiences from working in the NFL with the Philadelphia Eagles...

Duration:00:40:20

S2E30 // IBS - Does It Exist? Insights, Testing & Solutions w/ Ben Brown ND

7/26/2018
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Season 2 Episode 30, Dr. Bubbs sits down with Ben Brown ND to talk about IBS and pose the question “Does It Really Exist?” Ben will outline the classic definition for IBS and why many experts believe now is the time to rethink the classification of IBS as a syndrome. He’ll then discuss the true root causes of irritable bowel-like symptoms: functional imbalances, lifestyle and environmental factors, as well as nutritional factors. Ben also shares the limitations of standard testing, if...

Duration:00:42:24

S2E29 // The Microbiome, Gut-Brain Axis & How To Build A Healthy Gut w/ Miguel Mateas PhD(c)

7/20/2018
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In season 2 Episode 29, Dr. Bubbs interviews Miguel Mateas PhD(c) to talk about the gut microbiome and the implications on the gut-brain axis. In this episode, Miguel discusses the dynamic ecosystem that makes up the gut, how specific bacteria are attracted to certain conditions and the impact of processed food on the gut microbiota, as well as how exercise impacts gut microbial diversity (including new research on how the mindset may play a role), and then dives into the many ways the gut...

Duration:00:56:16

S2E28 // Athlete Chronotypes: Performance & Coaching Implications w/ Dr. Michele Lastella PhD

7/15/2018
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Season 2 Episode 28, Dr. Bubbs interviews Dr. Michele Lastella PhD to talk chronotypes and athletes. In this episode, Dr. Michele discusses the three main chronotypes and how athlete chronotype can impact performance. He also shares how athletes participating in a sport which suits their chronotype (e.g. morning type participating in a morning sport) are more likely to train and perform optimally, digs into whether athletes are unconsciously self-selecting morning or evening sports and why...

Duration:00:49:36

S2E27 // Impacts of Keto Diet on CrossFit Performance & Body Comp w/ Dr. Wes Kephart PhD

7/6/2018
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In Season 2 Episode 27, Dr. Bubbs interviews Dr. Wes Kephart to discuss his recent paper on Body Composition, Blood Parameters, and Performance Metrics in CrossFit Trainees. We’ve got all the buzz words teed up for this episode as Wes dives into the rationale and set-up of his study on CrossFitters and Keto diets, impacts the 12-week nutrition strategy had on the their performance (e.g. 1-RM squat and 400m sprint), body composition, and blood markers. Wes also discusses some limitations of...

Duration:00:46:53

S2E26 // Sprinters, Hockey Players & Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S) w/ Jen Sygo MSc RD

6/29/2018
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Season 2 Episode 26, Dr. Bubbs interviews Jen Sygo RD MS, Performance Nutritionist for the NBA’s Toronto Raptors and Athletics Canada to talk relative energy deficiency in sport (RED-S). In this episode, Jen will discuss her recent study on REDS in female sprinters, share primary red flag symptoms and secondary ones to watch out for, and talk about the common misconception of low energy availability in power and sprint sports, and the consequences on performance. Jen also shares new...

Duration:00:45:20

S2E25 // Workload Monitoring & Player Development in the NBA w/ Ramsey Nijem DPT

6/21/2018
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Season 2 Episode 25, Dr. Bubbs interviews Ramsey Nijem MS, the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for the NBA’s Sacramento Kings. In this episode, Ramsey will discuss workload monitoring in team sport, the acute to chronic ratio and the relationship that exists between workload, fatigue, and injury. He’ll share his insights on the fine balance between pushing athletes too hard and not hard enough, how to balance out workloads in team sports when players are logging vastly different...

Duration:00:41:40

S2E24 // Blood Tests & Biomarkers for Health & Longevity w/ Dr. Richard Maurer ND

6/15/2018
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Season 2 Episode 24, Dr. Bubbs interviews Dr. Richard Maurer ND, author of The Blood Code to talk about the top blood tests and biomarkers for health and longevity. In this episode, Dr. Maurer discusses measures of insulin resistance and how it may impact your health and nutrition choices, the value of the Tg/HDL ratio in heart health and how it compares to more conventional markers, thyroid markers, key micronutrients and the role of inflammation in health and longevity. Dr. Maurer shares...

Duration:00:54:56

S2E23 // Nutrition for Figure Competition Prep and Getting Lean w/ Alicia Bell

6/9/2018
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Season 2 Episode 23, Dr. Bubbs chats with figure competitor, fitness model and former track and field coach Alicia Bell to discuss prep for figure competition. In this episode, Alicia talks nutrition, training and supplement strategies she uses to beat the competition: how far out from competition she starts dieting, her macro splits and percentage calorie drops from week to week. She discusses her preferred cardio, from steady-state to HIIT, as well as her favourite recovery strategies...

Duration:00:38:27

S2E22 // Flow-State, The Athletic Brain & Overcoming Over-Thinking w/ Amit Katwala

6/1/2018
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In season 2 episode 22, Dr. Bubbs interviews award-winning writer Amit Katwala to discuss how the athletic brain impacts performance. In this episode, Amit discusses how the art of anticipation and high-speed decision making sets elite athlete’s brains apart from the rest of us, describes what happens in the brain when athletes overthink during competition, reviews the connection between brain neuroplasticity, BDNF and dopamine, how to get into a flow-state, strategies for performing under...

Duration:00:43:07

S2E21 // Periodization, Concurrent Training & Nutrition for Powerlifters w/ Greg Nuckols MS(c)

5/24/2018
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Season 2 Episode 21, Dr. Bubbs sits down with Greg Nuckols MS(c), exercise physiologist with special research interest in strength development and former world-record holding powerlifter. In this episode, Greg talks about the history and theory of periodization, and where theory meets practice in the application of the concept. He outlines concurrent training, the interference effect and factors to consider for strength and team sport athletes, as well as finding the root cause of an...

Duration:00:52:58

S2E20 // Fasting Glucose, Inflammation, Keto & HIIT w/ Alessandro Ferretti

5/18/2018
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Season 2 Episode 20, Dr. Bubbs sits down with Alessandro Ferretti to discuss the role of fasted morning glucose as a marker for health, recovery and longevity. Alessandro outlines what impacts your fasting glucose marker, when and how to measure, and some pitfalls of over-interpretation. Alessandro also discusses his recent research with Dr. Daniel Plews and Prof Paul Laursen on the effects of a ketogenic diet on HIIT training performance and the keys of how to interpret them into your...

Duration:01:01:32

S2E19 // High-Dose Omega-3, CBD Oil & Concussions w/ Dr. Michael Lewis MD

5/10/2018
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In Season 2 Episode 19, Dr. Bubbs interviews Dr. Michael Lewis MD to discuss the applications of high-dose omega-3 supplementation in concussions. In this episode, Dr. Lewis reviews the pathophysiology of concussion and how it unfolds in two distinct phases, which athletes are at the highest risk of concussion, his research into the use of high-dose omega-3 for concussion in the military, protocols for omega-3 use with concussion, as well as the novel application of CBD oil for head trauma...

Duration:00:54:48

S2E18 // Rewind: Expert Insights & Highlights w/ Dr. Marc Bubbs

5/2/2018
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In Season 2 Episode 18, Dr. Bubbs “rewinds” the tape and revisits key insights and expert tips from the past two seasons. In part 1 of this episode, guests Dr. Shawn Arent, Dr. Eric Helms and Isabel Lahela talk body composition measurement techniques, the nuances of carbs for hypertrophy and weight loss, and the interference effect of HIIT training on bodybuilders. In part 2, Dr. Brianna Stubbs, Dr. Susan Kleiner and Dr. Jose Antonio will discuss supplements for sport, such as exogenous...

Duration:00:58:19

S2E17 // Dietary Supplements & The High Performance Athlete w/ Prof. Stuart Phillips PhD

4/26/2018
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In Season 2 Episode 17, Dr. Bubbs interviews world expert Professor Stuart Phillips PhD to talk about his contribution to the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) recent research and consensus statement on the use of supplements in sport. In this episode, Stu discusses athlete rationale and motives for using supplements, caffeine dosing strategies for endurance based exercise versus repeated sprints, the application of dietary nitrates and what exercise duration benefits most, as well as...

Duration:00:48:08

S2E16 // Analytics, Monitoring & The 24-Hour Athlete w/ Jordan Webb

4/19/2018
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In Season 2 Episode 16, Dr. Bubbs sits down with strength coach and head of sport science at The University of Notre-Dame Jordan Webb. In this episode, Jordan shares his experiences working in professional sport in the NBA, NFL, MLS as well as his current role with men’s soccer and women’s rowing. Jordan talks pros and cons of athlete monitoring, integrating technology and analytics into a system, and the fundamental role of effective communication to achieve athlete buy-in and program...

Duration:00:44:14