Welcome to Episode 003: Basketball Nutrition with Brad Dieter, PhD.  If you want to listen to the greatest minds in basketball talk about sports nutrition, strength & conditioning and leadership, you’ve come to the right place!

Today’s podcast is an interview with Brad Dieter, PhD.  He’s an exercise physiologist, molecular biologist, biostatistician, scientist and entrepreneur whose goal is to bring science and industry together to improve human health and optimize human performance.

He holds a master’s degree in biomechanics, doctoral and post-doctoral fellowship in translational science at Providence Medical Research Center, Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children’s Hospital.  His research has spanned the translational spectrum utilizing basic science, human trials, and machine learning in large data sets to identify and develop novel therapies and technologies.

That’s a fancy way of saying that Brad really knows his stuff.  We sat down and discussed how what players can impact their performance.  Check out this week’s podcast and learn the answers to these questions…

  • How do I help unmotivated players?
  • Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day?
  • Who should drink Gatorade?
  • What is reasonable to expect out of our high school athletes?
  • How soon after lifting do players need to eat?
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Here’s where you can find more out about Brad Dieter:

Chief Operating Officer at Macros Inc

Editor-in-chief at Science Driven Nutrition

Scientific Adviser at Outplay Inc