204. Dr. Stacy T. Sims On The Importance Of Syncing Up Your Female Physiology With Your Nutrition and Exercise For Optimal Race Performance & Health

Dr. Stacy T. Sims is one of the brightest minds in science and nutrition in the endurance sports world and beyond. Stacy T. Sims, Ph.D. is an applied researcher, innovator, and entrepreneur in human performance, specifically sex differences in training, nutrition, and environmental conditions.

She is the author of word renowned book, ROAR, written to explain sex differences in training and nutrition, which challenges the existing dogma for women in exercise, nutrition, and health. She also has a super popular Ted Talk: Women Are Not Small Men.

Her contributions to the international research environment and the sports nutrition industry has established a new niche in sports nutrition; and established her reputation as the expert in sex differences in training, nutrition, and health.

During our conversation, I get the inside scoop on where Stacy’s passion for exercise physiology and nutrition began. We talk about nutrition for endurance sports training from fueling day to day and racing. Stacy puts the kibosh on sweat tests, intermittent fasting for women, and gels. Plus we talk about the  power of hormones; nutrition that can disrupt your gut, and how to find the right macronutrient balance for your body. This eye-opening conversation is full of great insight and advice so get ready. And of course, Stacy shares her favorite workouts and training sessions currently fueling her for success.

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