Louise M. Burke (Photo: Australian Institute of Sport)

As you all know, one of the keys to elite sports performance is proper nutrition. Without it, there is no way to achieve the desired body mass and composition, and no way to support the demands of training and competition. Adequate nutrition, on the other hand, ensures that an athlete’s energy requierements are satisfied, it promotes training adaptations and it contributes to short-, medium- and long-term recovery.

That is why I have asked my friend Prof. Louise M. Burke to be our next guest in the section “Interviews with the elite”.

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