Dec 27, 2014
Dr Justin Roberts is a world class nutritionist and Ultra Endurance event competitor.
In this episode he tells us how being told he could not be a marathon runner led him to run 150 miles across the Sahara Dessert!
How being 'rubbish at sports' made him want to do a sports science degree
His love for the Triathlon
Why training gradually means that you can stay injury free
The mentality needed to complete an ultra endurane race
What changes in someones character after being truly alone in the dessert
How compassion for others is a major motivator for him
Why starting a nutrition plan 2 weeks out from an event is leaving it too late
His current findings on probiotics and how they may help athletes improve their performance
And how 'nutritional pshycology' is his next big adventure