Managing Weight and Mindset ft. Geraint Thomas

In this bumper episode, Geraint Thomas, Professor Steve Peters and Dr Trent Stellingwerff chat to Charlie and James about weight management and how you can apply their expertise to achieve your goals. First, you’ll hear from Steve Peters, the author of the self-help book ‘The Chimp Paradox’. Steve explains how to take back control of your mind and therefore body by using his mind management model, which is praised as a tool of success by high-profile athletes such as Geraint, Steven Gerrard and Victoria Pendleton. Then Geraint Thomas explains how he fuelled for his Tour De France win in 2018 as well as discussing the physical and mental difficulties of managing weight as a competing athlete. Lastly, renowned Sports Scientist, Dr Trent Stellingwerff shares his insights and expertise on a common yet damaging weight loss side effect known as ‘Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport’. It’s a hot topic in sport science right now that, if you take your training seriously, you need to be aware of. Follow us @scienceinsport on Instagram. Produced by Astrid Productions for Science in Sport.

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In this bi-weekly podcast, Charlie Webster and Professor James Morton chat to world-renowned athletes and respected experts in performance and nutrition to bring you the insights that make your favourite sports men and women, faster, stronger and fitter.  Each episode will make use of James' paper to podium approach that consists of applying the latest scientific research to training regimes in order to fuel a winning performance. You’ll be able to put some olympic-athlete-worthy tips and tricks to use, to achieve your goals, no matter what. This podcast is brought to you by the world’s leading premium performance nutrition company, the Science in Sport Group, home to the PhD Nutrition and Science in Sport brands.