Protein for the endurance athlete - with Dr Eric Williamson

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This week on the podcast Mikki speaks to Eric Williamson about protein and endurance athletes. They discuss the importance of protein metabolism for endurance, sex differences that might exist, the discuss protein in the context of a low carbohydrate diet for an athlete and also touch on intermittent fasting. It’s a great episode!


Eric has been practicing as a registered dietitian since 2015. Has a BA and BSc from Western University, and attained his MSc and PhD in exercise and metabolism from University of Toronto. He’s worked with a broad range of individuals from elite athletes with the University of Toronto’s men’s varsity basketball team and the Ontario Hockey League’s Oshawa Generals, to people trying to balance fitness goals with work and family. He founded Unlocked Fitness and Nutrition before being appointed as Director of Nutrition at Canyon Ranch.

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