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U.P. Education: January 2023

A monthly curation of the very best and most applicable Unfiltered content created specifically for Ultimate Performance personal trainers

Welcome to your latest Unfiltered content

Each month the editors at Unfiltered select the latest and best insight, information and analysis from our expert contributors for you, the Ultimate Performance trainer. To make this content as accessible as possible, we’ve put together this page of short video clips of the top-line information for quick and easy insight, as well as the full long-form audio-only interviews, so you can sit back and listen to the complete conversation to gain a deeper knowledge of the subject at hand.

This month we are sharing our interviews with three world-class experts in their respective fields: Dr Stacy Sims, a New Zealand-based physiologist specialising in women’s health, fitness, wellbeing and performance; and Dr Dominic D’Agostino, a renowed authority on nutrition, specialising in the impact of ketogenic diets and intermittent fasting on performance and body composition; and Dr Emeran Mayer, a leading gut and digestive health specialist and founding director of the UCLA Brain Gut Microbiome Center.

If you have any questions about any of this content, please just email editor-in-chief Joe Warner ([email protected]) or contributing editor Dr Jonny Rees ([email protected]). We are here to help, so please don’t be a stranger!

Expert 1: Dr Stacy Sims on female health and fitness

Dr Stacy Sims, PhD
Dr Stacy Sims, PhD

Dr Stacy Sims, PhD, is an exercise physiologist and nutrition scientist who aims to revolutionise exercise nutrition and performance for women. She has published more than 70 peer-reviewed papers, and authored female-focused performance optimisation books, Roar, and Next Level, which challenge the existing dogma around exercise, nutrition, and health for women. She regularly speaks at professional and academic conferences, including those by USOC and USA Cycling. She lives in Mount Maunganui, New Zealand. Follow her on X and Instagram. Visit drstacysims.com.

Video 1: Why women should never train fasted

Video 2: Menopause training and education

Podcast: Full Dr Stacy Sims interview

Expert 2: Dr Dominic D’Agostino on keto diets and intermittent fasting

Dr Dominic D’Agostino
Dr Dominic D’Agostino

Dr Dominic D’Agostino, PhD, is Associate Professor with tenure at the University of South Florida, teaching at the Morsani College of Medicine and the Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology, with a specific focus on neuropharmacology, medical biochemistry, physiology, neuroscience, and neuropharmacology. He is also a research scientist at the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition to assist with their efforts towards optimising the safety, health and resilience of the warfighter and astronaut. Follow him on Instagram and X. Visit drdominicdagostino.com and ketonutrition.org.

Video 1: The truth about keto

Video 2: Avoid cortisol spikes when going keto

Podcast: Full Dr Dominic D’Agostino interview

Expert 3: Dr Emeran Mayer on gut health for optimal health

Dr Emeran Mayer, MD
Dr Emeran Mayer, MD

Dr Emeran Mayer, MD, is a world renowned gastroenterologist and neuroscientist with 35 years of experience in the study of clinical and neurobiological aspects of how the digestive system and the nervous system interact in health and disease. He is a distinguished research professor in the Departments of Medicine, Physiology and Psychiatry at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He has published 415 scientific papers and authored the best-selling books The Mind Gut Connection; The Gut Immune Connection; and the recipe book Interconnected Plates. Follow him on Instagram and X. Visit emeranmayer.com.

Video 1: The rise of gut health awareness

Video 2: The best foods for better gut health

Video 3: The best supplements for better gut health

Podcast: Full Dr Emeran Mayer interview

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