World Champion Rower and Ketone Monoester Researcher Brianna Stubbs
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February 10, 2017
Brianna Stubbs, PhD is an extraordinary woman on multiple levels. She was the youngest person ever to row across the English Channel, has represented GB at every age level and won gold at the World U23 Championships in 2013, and again at the senior level at the 2016 World Championships. Brianna will be looking to build on that success during the Tokyo 2020 Olympiad. If that wasn’t enough, Brianna recently gained her PhD in Biochemical Physiology at Oxford University where she worked alongside Dr Kieran Clarke to develop a novel ketone monoester that has recently been shown to improve exercise performance in endurance athletes. You should listen to this podcast to discover the special benefits of ketones and their supplementation. Here’s the outline of this interview with Brianna Stubbs, PhD: [00:01:10] Early rowing days. [00:02:10] Different types of athlete: rowing versus sculling. [00:03:14] Rowing training is mostly endurance, but the races are short. [00:05:00] 24 mMol/L blood lactate! [00:05:25] When…