Nutrition and Exercise Physiology for Fighters with Dr. Doug Kalman
The Fight Science Podcast
Dr. Doug Kalman joins The Fight Science Podcast to discuss Exercise and Nutrition Physiology specific to Fighters. In this episode we discuss the phosphagen and glycolytic systems and how they relate to fight fitness, determining thresholds, how to use these to better your nutrition strategy, performance supplements and what type of protein supplement is best for fighters. This is a great episode for athletes, coaches, students and practitioners alike. If you want to know more about Applied Evidence Based Sports Nutrition then head over to the International Society for Sports Nutrition and find out how you can become certified or attend a conference near you.
S2E46 // Making Weight, Combat Sports & Performance Nutrition w/ Dr. Doug Kalman PhD
The Performance Nutrition Podcast
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 shares how a fighter's nutrition changes from weigh-in to fight night, factors to consider when traveling, and explains how combat sports are “chess with consequences”. Great stuff here from Dr. Kalman! Check out drbubbs.com/podcast for show notes.