Ep 167: Carbohydrates for Training and Racing with Dr. John Hawley

Run with Fitpage

Mar 27 2024 • 47 mins

In this episode of Run with Fitpage, we have the leading Exercise and Nutrition researcher across the world - Dr. John Hawley. Professor Hawley discusses about carbohydrates for training and racing with out host, Vikas Singh.

Dr. John Hawley, a distinguished academic with a plethora of accolades, serves as the Director of the Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research and leads the Exercise and Nutrition Research Program. With a profound expertise in the interplay between exercise and diet, Dr. Hawley's research delves into the intricate mechanisms governing fat and carbohydrate metabolism, particularly in skeletal muscle. His pioneering work elucidates the molecular underpinnings of exercise training adaptation and the cellular pathways driving enhancements in insulin sensitivity. Dr. Hawley's scholarly contributions extend far and wide, with over 320 scientific publications and more than 100 articles in esteemed technical journals. He is a sought-after speaker at national and international scientific gatherings, captivating audiences with his insights into sports medicine and exercise biochemistry. Renowned for his expertise, Dr. Hawley serves as an Associate Editor for Sports Medicine and holds positions on the editorial boards of several prestigious international journals.

Throughout his illustrious career, Dr. Hawley has been honored with esteemed awards such as the Medical Research Council of South Africa's RC Scholarship and the University of Cape Town's JW. Jagger Postgraduate Scholarship. His commitment to excellence and groundbreaking research continues to shape the landscape of exercise science and nutrition.

About Vikas Singh:
Vikas Singh, an MBA from Chicago Booth, worked at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, APGlobale, and Reliance before coming up with the idea of democratizing fitness knowledge and helping beginners get on a fitness journey. Vikas is an avid long-distance runner, building fitpage to help people learn, train, and move better.
For more information on Vikas, or to leave any feedback and requests, you can reach out to him via the channels below:
Instagram: @vikas_singhh
LinkedIn: Vikas Singh
Twitter: @vikashsingh101

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