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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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Episodes

S3E3 // Leadership, Building Culture & Learning from Failure w/ Coach Roy Rana

1/16/2019
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Season 3, Episode 3, Dr. Bubbs sits down with renowned basketball coach Roy Rana, the first coach to guide Canada Basketball to a gold medal at the U19 basketball World Championship in Egypt in 2017. In this episode, coach Roy talks about performing under intense pressure, the major lessons he’s learned through failure, he defines what he believes “culture” truly is and what goes into building a successful culture. He also talks about building team chemistry in a short time frame, how sport...

Duration:00:36:57

S3E2 // Bodybuilder Nutrition, Re-Feed Strategies & Muscle Dysmorphia w/ Dr. Lachlan Mitchell PhD

1/10/2019
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Season 3, Episode 2, Dr. Bubbs sits down with Dr. Lachlan Mitchell PhD from Australia to discuss whether competitive bodybuilders are using evidence-based nutrition strategies to manipulate their physiques. In this episode, Lachlan will discuss his research in male bodybuilders, if its possible to build muscle and lose fat at the same time, carbohydrate intake differences amongst America, Canada and Australian bodybuilders, how getting leaner impacts resting metabolic rate (RMR), “peak week”...

Duration:01:02:15

S3E1 // Vitamin D, Immunity and Exercise-Induced Muscle Damage w/ Dr. Daniel Owens PhD

1/4/2019
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Season 3 Episode 1, Dr. Bubbs kicks off the year talking vitamin D, performance and which supplements can impact exercise-induced muscle damage with expert Dr. Daniel Owens PhD. In this episode, Daniel reviews the history of vitamin D research, how vitamin D may impact athletic performance, variations in vitamin D status amongst athletes and different ethnicities, as well as suggestions for testing and supplementation. Dan also discusses his work on exercise-induced muscular damage,...

Duration:00:51:38

S2E50 // Rewind: Best of 2018 - Season 2 Highlights

12/29/2018
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In Season 2 Episode 50, Dr. Bubbs reflects on the second season of the Dr. Bubbs Performance Podcast with clips of 15 expert guests sharing their incredible insights on a variety of hot topics from popular episodes this past year: athlete health, fuelling training, recovery, and the brain. Thank you to all the amazing expert guests who came on the show this year to share their knowledge on training, nutrition, functional medicine, recovery, brain health and mindset! And thank you to our...

Duration:01:52:21

S2E49 // Low-Carb Diets and Cholesterol, LDL-C & Heart Disease Risk w/ Dr. David Diamond PhD

12/23/2018
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Season 2 Episode 49, Dr. Bubbs interviews expert Dr. David Diamond PhD to talk about cholesterol, LDL-cholesterol, saturated fats and heart disease risk. In this episode, David reviews the history of our modern fear of cholesterol, statistical misrepresentation in the early research on cholesterol and heart disease risk, and whether he believes the evidence supports saturated fat as a risk factor for heart disease. David also discusses the original research on statins, reviews the literature...

Duration:00:55:45

S2E48 // Power Eating for Performance, Body Composition & Athlete Health w/ Dr. Susan Kleiner PhD

12/13/2018
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Season 2 Episode 48, Dr. Susan Kleiner PhD returns to the Dr. Bubbs Performance Podcast to share her latest insights on performance nutrition and fueling athletes. In this episode, Susan talks about the importance of understanding “why” before designing nutrition plans, the nuances of fueling workouts, the difference between managing fats and burning fats, as well as strategies to improve body composition while also preparing for competition. She also dives into nutrition for mood and...

Duration:01:02:23

S2E47 // Effect of Caffeine Intake on Muscle Strength and Power w/ Jozo Grgic PhD(c)

12/6/2018
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Season 2 Episode 47, Dr. Bubbs sits down with expert Jozo Grgic PhD(c) to talk about the effects of caffeine intake on resistance training. Jozo outlines the mechanisms of how caffeine may impact strength and power-based training, lower-body versus upper-body movements, as well as its effects on pain and hormone response to training. He also discusses the caffeine dose ranges, coffee versus caffeine supplements, what the research says for female athletes and the effects of caffeine gum on...

Duration:00:43:01

S2E46 // Making Weight, Combat Sports & Performance Nutrition w/ Dr. Doug Kalman PhD

11/29/2018
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Season 2 Episode 46, Dr. Bubbs sits down with nutrition expert Dr. Doug Kalman PhD to talk about the physical demands of mixed-martial arts, boxing and other combat sports, the pre-camp testing Doug likes to use to assess his athletes, how far out from competition is ideal to start cutting weight, the reality of making weight on short notice, the dangers of old-school weight-making strategies during weigh-in week as well as Doug’s preferred methods to achieve the target weight. Doug also...

Duration:00:52:48

S2E45 // Training Philosophy, Building Better Athletes & Coach Burnout w/ Jorge Carvajal

11/22/2018
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Season 2 Episode 45, Dr. Bubbs sits down with expert Strength and Conditioning Coach Jorge Carvajal to talk about why his training philosophy starts with “people first”, how to build trust with athletes and the importance of failure in the learning process. He also talks about how strength and conditioning coaches are effectively load managers, the lessons he learned working in NCAA college football and coaching in Russia, and common mistakes made by young coaches. Jorge also shares how the...

Duration:01:06:38

S2E44 // Athletes, Exercise Immunology & Immuno-Nutrition w/ Dr. David Pyne PhD

11/15/2018
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Season 2 Episode 44, Dr. Bubbs interviews expert physiologist Dr. David Pyne PhD to talk exercise immunology and keeping athletes cold and flu free. In this episode, Dr. Pyne reviews the fundamentals of immunology and how the immune system is regulated by exercise and nutrition. He’ll discuss how training volume, intensity and load impact immunity, and more importantly, why keeping athletes cold and flu free is paramount for athletic success. Dr. Pyne also discusses the key immunity...

Duration:00:53:01

S2E43 // Dietary Interventions for the Prevention of Diabetes (Type-2) w/ Dr. Nicola Guess PhD

11/8/2018
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Season 2 Episode 43, Dr. Bubbs interviews diabetes expert Dr. Nicola PhD RD to talk all things diabetes (type-2) and nutrition. Nicola defines pre-diabetes and diabetes (type-2), outlines the current nutrition guidelines for the prevention of diabetes (T2D) and why we’re struggling with epidemic levels of diabetes worldwide. She also highlights how weight loss is the biggest driver of diabetes prevention and delves into different nutrition strategies – low-carb, Mediterranean, intermittent...

Duration:00:49:48

S2E42 // Fundamentals of Speed, Acceleration & Coaching Athletes w/ Dr. Chris Bellon PhD

11/2/2018
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Season 2 Episode 42, Dr. Bubbs interviews Dr. Chris Bellon PhD, who shares the four things you need to know about getting people fast, how sled towing and hill sprints help to accomplish 4 fundamentals, and how procedural memory development fits into the story. Chris talks about progressing from general to specific training, the role of stride length and rate, and outlines exercises to train specific qualities. He’ll also share the key relationship between weight room and quality speed...

Duration:00:41:11

S2E41 // Impacts of Sleep Loss On Pain, Injury-Risk & Neurocognition w/ Norah Simpson PhD

10/26/2018
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Season 2 Episode 41, Dr. Bubbs interviews Dr. Norah Simpson PhD from Stanford University School of Medicine to talk all things sleep. In this episode, Norah discusses why so many people and athletes still struggle with poor sleep quality and quantity despite all the emphasis on sleep in the last 5 years, as well as her recent paper, “Optimizing sleep to maximize performance: implications and recommendations for elite athletes”. She dives into how lack of sleep impacts pain tolerance, injury...

Duration:00:46:50

S2E40 // Breakfast vs Fasting, Weight Loss & Personalized Nutrition w/ Dr. Javier Gonzalez PhD

10/18/2018
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Season 2 Episode 40, Dr. Bubbs interviews expert Dr. Javier Gonzalez PhD to talk all things breakfast. Is it really the most important meal of the day? Does eating breakfast improve ability to lose weight and how does that compare to fasting? How does exercise in a fasted-state, or after breakfast, impact this whole story? Javier will share his research in this area. He’ll also discuss how eating breakfast impacts your energy balance the rest of the day, compare the effects of fructose...

Duration:00:46:20

S2E39 // Building Athletes, Problem Solving & Training for Your Age w/ Mike Robertson MS

10/12/2018
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Season 2 Episode 39, Dr. Bubbs sits down with renowned strength coach Mike Robertson of Robertson Training Systems to chat about his model of Position/Pattern/Load/Express for increasing athleticism and performance, as well as how to build physical qualities when movement quality is poor. Mike also shares his thoughts on conditioning programs, the importance of lateral acceleration, in-season training considerations, and how things change in the post-season. He also provides some of his...

Duration:00:50:43

S2E38 // NBA Pre-Season, The Athlete Heart & Cardiovascular Disease w/ Tony Manci MS

10/4/2018
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Season 2 Episode 38, Dr. Bubbs talks heart health, cardiovascular screening and the “athlete heart” with clinical physiologist Tony Manci MS. In this episode, Tony will discuss hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) and sudden cardiac death in athletes, the difference between “athlete’s heart” and heart disease, and outlines an NBA pre-season cardiovascular screen. Tony also discusses the impact of a sedentary lifestyle on heart and vascular health, highlights modifiable risk factors to reduce...

Duration:00:42:00

S2E37 // HIIT Science, Physiology First & Weapons of Mass Destruction w/ Prof. Paul Laursen PhD

9/28/2018
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Season 2 Episode 37, Dr. Bubbs interviews renowned sport scientist and coach Professor Paul Laursen PhD to discuss the science and application of HIIT training. In this episode, Prof Laursen outlines his new collaborative project HIIT Science and dives into key principles for programming HIIT training for individuals and team sport athletes. He kicks things off by addressing the importance of understanding the demands of the sport and the athlete profile. Laursen then shares the three main...

Duration:00:44:48

S2E36 // Fueling Endurance Athletes & Periodizing Body Composition w/ Dr. Trent Stellingwerff PhD

9/21/2018
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Season 2 Episode 36, Dr. Bubbs interviews renowned physiologist Dr. Trent Stellingwerff PhD to discuss Eliud Kipchoge's record-breaking performance at the Berlin Marathon and the fueling strategies of elite marathoners. He also talks about the role of glycogen availability as a training regulator and the purposeful application of low carb availability training sessions in elite performers. As well, Trent dives into his past research into body composition periodization in endurance athletes...

Duration:00:53:17

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