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Next Step Espresso - A Daily Shot Of Fitness

May 1, 2020

Today’s guest is Charlotte Fisher, BSc, MSc, of Charlotte F. Nutrition

Charlotte is a health and performance nutritionist and one to one coach. She is a specialist in nutrition for endurance athletes and an ultramarathon runner herself.

Charlotte has worked for Mac-Nutrition and as a Nutritionist at Doncaster Rovers FC Academy. She obtained her MSc in Sport and Exercise Nutrition from Loughborough University in 2018.

Charlotte was a co-guest on the Cofit 19 talks with me and I am delighted to welcome her today.

In this episode we discuss;

  • 0:00 - Charlotte’s background and her own personal experience of training for long-distance events.
  • 9:00 minutes; the dangers of overtraining, injuries and the importance of rest.
  • 12:30; the areas of nutrition that endurance athletes should focus on
  • 19:40; various methods you can use to fuel during an event
  • 24:50; how to measure your sweat loss for optimum hydration
  • 30:00; your energy requirements for events and explain a bit about ‘METS’.
  • 34:00; can you be an endurance athlete and still pursue weight loss?
  • 37:25; more detail about ‘carb-loading’