About This Episode

Paul Laursen is a performance physiology coach and adjunct professor at the High Performance Sports Centre in New Zealand. He resides in Revelstoke, Canada where he supervises students remotely in various projects, alongside his role as an endurance coach. He has published over 100 refereed manuscripts on topics like precooling for performance, high intensity interval training, low carb-high fat diets and heart rate variability.

In this interview we talk about:

– Paul’s sporting background
– His work for High Performance Sport New Zealand for the London and Rio Olympic Games
– Precooling for performance (Buy on www.floebottle.com)
– What to learn from monitoring Heart Rate Variability or HRV (www.elitehrv.com and www.hrv4training.com)
– How High Intensity Interval Training can benefit endurance athletes
– Performance on a low carb/high fat diet. (Read Paul’s blog on his “Peter Attia” Approach to Dieting: Part 1 and Part 2)

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