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Reaching your potential with Olympian, Sarah Cowley Ross

This week Mikki talks to Olympian Sarah Cowley Ross on reaching her potential both in her sport and life after her professional career. We talk about what it took to get there and how she uses her skills now in sport media as a journalist and presenter to advocate for health, wellbeing and women participating and excelling in sport.

Keto v carbs with Matt Carpenter

This week on the podcast Mikki talks to Matt Carpenter about low carb, exogenous ketones and his research on the practical application with athletes.

Muscle-centric medicine with Dr Gabrielle Lyon

This week on the podcast Mikki speaks to Dr Gabrielle Lyon about muscle-centric medicine, prioritising protein and being a health leader. As a physician who specialises working with military population to optimise their health and wellbeing, Dr Lyon shares her experience working with motivated people and some practical tips that can be applied to anyone.

Mimmi Kotka - talks about running and RED-S

This week on the podcast Mikki speaks to to Mimmi Kotka, professional ultra runner, nutritionist and cofounder of Moonvalley an organic sports nutrition company, about her passion for running and recovering from Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S).

Thoughts on fasting with Dr Cliff Harvey

This week on the podcast, Mikki chats to Mikkipedia regular Dr Cliff Harvey, nutritionist, naturopath, owner of Nutrition Online Store (where my name MIKKI saves you 10% on any purchase) and director of Holistic Performance Institute all about fasting in a clinical setting and they download their current thinking on its effectiveness and the best use of it.

Phil Maffetone returns to talk about metabolic efficiency

This week on the podcast, Mikki is stoked to have a second opportunity to talk to Dr Phil Maffetone, one of the OG in the low carbohydrate/fat adaptation space.

Lou Heller - promoting self confidence and self esteem

This week on the podcast, Mikki talks to Lou Heller, fashion stylist, writer and style commentator about the power of transformation, and about how clothes can promote or inhibit our self confidence and self esteem.

Higher Running - Sandi Nypaver

This week on the podcast Mikki speaks to to Sandi Nypaver, ultrarunner, ultrarunner coach and one of the most lovely humans about her life as all of the above in Colorado.

Science update from CurraNZ and giveaway - Fleur Cushman

This week Fleur Cushman, co-founder of CurraNZ, the sister company to Health Currancy Ltd, returns to update us on the latest research using New Zealand Blackcurrants including new findings on exercise induced muscle damage.

Positive effects of protein metabolism with Professor Don Layman

This week on the podcast, Mikki talks to Prof Don Layman about protein metabolism, the truth about the environmental cost of animal protein, protein requirements and considerations for vegetarians. Prof Layman is the OG in the protein world -with over 100 publications and over 5000 citations on the subject, but is so good at distilling the information to the general population.

Dr Cliff Harvey returns to the studio

This week on the podcast, Mikki chats to Mikkipedia regular Dr Cliff Harvey, nutritionist, naturopath, owner of Nutrition Online Store (where my name MIKKI saves you 10% on any purchase) and director of Holistic Performance Institute about the big picture of health in our current state of lockdown. Who knew that we'd still be in this 8 weeks after recording it, but there you have it.

Deena Kastor - let your mind run

This week on the podcast, Mikki speaks to Deena Kastor, 3 time Olympian and multiple champion runner across different race distances and terrains, and author of the fantastic book Let Your Mind Run.

Bevan McKinnon - Fitter Radio

This week on the podcast, as we close out a year of Mikkipedia, Mikki chats to the man that made it all possible, Bevan McKinnon

The misunderstood science of metabolism - Prof. Herman Pontzer

This week on the podcast Mikki talks to Herman Pontzer, anthropologist and author of Burn: the misunderstood science of metabolism.

Protein intake for optimal health with Prof Stu Phillips

This week on the podcast Mikki talks to Stu Phillips a complete guru in the field of protein metabolism and muscle. We discuss protein and ageing, the woefully low protein recommendations (and why they haven't changed), the myths surrounding protein and health (such as kidney health, bone health, longevity) and what Stu recommends is optimal for muscle protein synthesis and ageing.

Mike Wardian - Ultra Runner

This week is competiton time - Mikki speaks to Hoka One One athlete Mike Wardian and it's your chance to win a new pair of Hoka One One running shoes. Mike is one of the world's best ultra distance runners who has really lasted the distance when it comes to training, competing and being a superstar in the sport. They discuss how we has continued to thrive in the sport since his introduction in his college years, and what he attributes his longevity in running to. Such a great conversation for athletes and non-athletes alike.

A holistic psychololgical approach to wellbeing - Dr Karen Faisandier

It's Mental Health Awareness Week and on this week's podcast Mikki speaks to Dr Karen Faisandier, from the Integrative Practice, on chronic stress, the 'endurance phase' of stress and the term languishing.

Optimising health and performance with Dr Dan Plews. Your questions answered

Mikki talks to Dr Dan Plews about life, performance, continuous glucose monitors, HRV, sauna and strength training.

Athletica AI and HIIT with Prof. Paul Laursen

This week on the podcast Mikki chats to Dr Paul Laursen (The Prof) all about his research in high intensity training and his training platform athletica.ai

Metabolic efficiency - Bob Seebohar

This week on the podcast Mikki chats to Bob Seebahor, the dietitian that created the term 'metabolic efficiency' and changed the way we viewed fuel for athletes.

Exogenous ketones for health and performance - with Brianna Stubbs

This week on the podcast Mikki chats to Dr Brianna Stubbs, lead translational scientist at the Buck Institute of Ageing about exogenous ketones for health and performance. Brianna is a guru in this field and it was awesome to talk to her about her athletic career as a British under 23 rowing champion to her academic and professional career investigating ketones in both performance and now in optimal ageing. We also chat about the utility of them in recovery.

Pre-training nutrition strategies with Jeff Rothschild

This week on the podcast Mikki chats to Jeff Rothschild, music producer turned doctoral student about his work in pre-exercise nutrition and exercise adaptations.

Simon Marshall - The Brave Athlete

This week Mikki talks to perfomance psychologist and author of "The Brave Athlete" Simon Marshall

Julia Rucklidge - nutrients for a better brain

This week on the podcast Mikki talks to Professor Julia Rucklidge about her research around mental health and nutrients, and the recently released book The Better Brain. We chatted about how she got into the field, her early discoveries in nutrients and ADHD before turning her attention to post traumatic stress disorder post the Christchurch Earthquakes.

Caryn Zinn - Low Carb Dietitian and co-author of What the Fat.

This week on the podcast I had the pleasure of talking to my friend Caryn Zinn, Senior Lecturer and Registered Dietitian, and co-author of the popular What the Fat book series. We answer your questions related to collagen, options for sweet tooth on a keto diet approach, auto-immune paleo approach for arthritis and a LOT more.

Andrew Koutnik - Type 1 diabetes and an LCHF diet (part 2)

This week on the podcast Mikki brings second part of her conversation with Dr Andrew Koutnik, PhD, researcher at the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition,

Andrew Koutnik - Type 1 diabetes and an LCHF diet (part 1)

This week on the podcast Mikki brings part one of the two part conversation she had with Dr Andrew Koutnik, PhD, researcher at the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition, about his experience as an adult diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at 18 years, and discovering a lower carbohydrate approach as the best practice management for that. Andrew is a passionate guy, and that comes across in the interview as they discuss the pitfalls of type 1 diabetes management and why matching insulin to carbohydrate load is not the best way to manage blood sugars. This is the first of two podcasts, as we had a long conversation, but I think it will be a thought provoking (and interesting) one to listen to

Ruth Croft

This week on the podcast Mikki got to catch up with with an amazing woman, NZ runner Ruth Croft - who came 2nd at the Western States 100 mile race just two weeks ago (and 7th overall), her first 100 mile race and on the back of being the outright winner of the Tarawera 102 km race in February this year.

Brodie Kane

This week on the podcast Mikki chats to her mate Brodie Kane (because, really, she is everyone's mate!) This awesome chick has really taken life in her stride, with her journalism career, the surprise push from radio, and the creation of Brodie Kane Media. They talk about how Brodie's upbringing and personality has provided her the platform to go after life. Such a fun conversation which you will also love.

LCHF diets and time restricted eating with Dr Ethan Weiss

This week Mikki speaks to Associate Professor Ethan Weiss from the University of California, San Francisco, about time restricted eating (TRE)