Well Traveled Wellness

Engineering Human Performance
Global Perspectives on Sports Science
Start Here

Podcast #27: Evolutionary Imperatives, Macros vs Foods, and Lessons from Schwarzenegger with Eric Helms

The Well Traveled Wellness Podcast continues our chat with powerlifting & bodybuilding researcher Eric Helms. The 3D Muscle Journey co-owner gives his thoughts on evolutionary imperatives, how lean we’re really meant to be, and what he’s learned from the classic bodybuilders. What are our brains telling us about how to eat and train? Which matters […]

Read more
Doctoral Middle-Earth: Onward and Upwards

Doctoral Middle-Earth: Onward and Upwards

Greetings all!! It’s been a while. Things have been happening. Some bad, but a whole lot of good. Last time we spoke, I was in Florida, working in pro baseball, wondering what was happening next. I’m taking the advice of some friends with regards to WTW and doubling down on what I’ve done best: Content […]

Read more
Top 5 Phrases to avoid on the Internet – Reveal those ABS-olute bullshiters

Top 5 Phrases to avoid on the Internet – Reveal those ABS-olute bullshiters

Whattsssss up! Today’s dose of Saturday Science is going to follow a slightly different tact to normal, as we outline some my favourite marketing/bullshit phrases on the Internet and why these should be avoided at all costs. 1. Fat Strippers BAM… Straight in at the deep end – Fat loss supplements do not work ladies […]

Read more
Caffeinated Curiosity ~ Part One: Cognitive Awesomeness

Caffeinated Curiosity ~ Part One: Cognitive Awesomeness

If you would rather take caffeine supplements than drink coffee, Then we can’t be friends. A little strong, but, coffee is great because it tastes great, but also because it is one a few reasons I survived my MSc research! Obviously it was not the taste alone that got me through this, it was the […]

Read more
Podcast #8 Part 1- Nutritional Strategies for Performance & the Importance of Nutritional Education in Games Players with Dr. Sophie Killer.

Podcast #8 Part 1- Nutritional Strategies for Performance & the Importance of Nutritional Education in Games Players with Dr. Sophie Killer.

On today’s episode of the Well Traveled Wellness Podcast we speak to Kent University lecturer Dr. Sophie Killer. Sophie has provided nutrition consultancy for Premier League football clubs, international basketball teams and Olympians, all whilst pursuing her interests in carbohydrate research. Are you a games player who is unsure about how to manage your nutrition? […]

Read more
Podcast #7 Part 2 – Nutrition & Exercise Prescription for Health and Use of Heat Training for Further Adaptation with Dr. Jon Bartlett.

Podcast #7 Part 2 – Nutrition & Exercise Prescription for Health and Use of Heat Training for Further Adaptation with Dr. Jon Bartlett.

Ever wondered about the best way to monitor your performance & wellbeing? Keen to learn the different nutritional strategies utilized between training & competition? On this episode we bring in a researcher whose experience spans both hemispheres, currently of the University of Victoria, Dr. Jon Bartlett. With an applied background from the English Premier league […]

Read more
Savoury Myths: The Truth About Salt

Savoury Myths: The Truth About Salt

The Myth! The popular media and mainstream food industries in western countries has enjoyed demonizing salt over the last few decades. Linked with health issues such as heart disease, strokes, and hypertension, salt sounds like it can do no right! Unfortunately, this mineral-packed substance has not been clearly separated in the news from sodium–the most […]

Read more