Andrew Hall is the Sports Dietitian for the Brisbane Broncos Rugby League Club and the Brisbane Bullets Basketball Team. Andrew consults in a clinic based in Brisbane, he does work with Corporate Work Place Health and is also the Queensland Coordinator for Sports Dietetics Australia.
During the conversation we cover performance nutrition concepts around endurance sports. Andrew touches on key concepts such as the availability of energy and why it matters, macro nutrients, fat, carbohydrates, proteins including the timing of ingesting these nutrients. Why food quality is so important, strategies for negotiating race day, strategies for recovery. Andrew busts some popular myths around nutrition and Sports performance and we finish the conversation exploring the role that nutrition can have on injury management including recovery from being mobilised in a moon boot or a cast, recovery from concussion, bone stress injuries and the rehabilitation tendons.
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