Siim Land Podcast

#114 Keto Adaptation in Sports Performance with Brianna Stubbs PhD

April 20, 2019

Can you be a high level athlete while eating a ketogenic diet?

Welcome to the Body Mind Empowerment Podcast I’m your host Siim Land and our guest today is Brianna Stubbs. Brianna has a PhD in Metabolic Physiology from the University of Oxford and she was a professional rower for the rowing team of Great Britain.

She’s a two time champion at the World Rowing Championships. Currently, she’s the leading researcher at HVMN, which is a company that produces performance supplements for the ketogenic diet. Brianna welcome to the show.


  • How Brianna Got Into Researching Ketosis 02:30
  • How Long Does It Take to Become Keto Adapted 12:45
  • What Sports Benefit From the Ketogenic Diet 19:40
  • Can Power Athletes Use Keto 28:22
  • Effects of Exogenous Ketones on Performance 33:50
  • Difference Between Ketone Salts and Esters 38:20
  • What Brianna Eats When Training for an Ironman 52:27


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