podcasts • 18/11/2020
#19: How is Protein Powder Made?

On Episode 19 of the Musashi R&D Sessions Podcast, Ross and Dhiren provide a step-by-step guide to the week’s training and sports nutrition topic – How is protein powder made? The guys cover the difference between whey protein concentrate and isolate, different sources of protein, and why it matters where the milk comes from. We also outline to production process for whey protein from cow to tub, touching on the elements of spreading whey and whey, flavouring, and testing.

In sports news, the guys announce the early restart of the next NBA season, Argentina defeating the All Blacks for the first time in history, and Australian Andrew Maloney being robbed of the boxing world title. We also react to the gossip about Cameron Smith’s feud with Cooper Cronk, and Aussie tennis star Bernard Tomic appearing on someone’s OnlyFans.

This episode we finish with a pair of listener questions on compensating for missing a meal after exercise, and how soon after beginning to work out do you see and feel results. The guys are able to guess the origins of a mystery famous athlete quote pitched by Hal the Intern, and Dhiren applies the philosophy of Miyamoto Musashi to the topic using the quote:

“Polish your wisdom: learn public justice, distinguish between good and evil, study the ways of different arts one by one.”

  • #47 - WPC vs WPI and other Proteins

    #47 - WPC vs WPI and other Proteins

    On Episode 47 of the Musashi R&D Sessions Podcast, the team discuss a variety of different protein forms in this week’s topic – WPC vs WPI. The guys speak to the sources and benefits of a variety of different proteins, which are superior for different reasons, and where to find them in different products.

  • #46 - Hot & Cold Recovery

    #46 - Hot & Cold Recovery

    In Episode 46 of the Musashi R&D Sessions Podcast, we dive into the fascinating world of recovery methods for athletes. Join us as we explore the contrasting benefits of hot and cold recovery techniques, dissecting the science behind ice baths and saunas and their profound effects on muscle and tissue recovery after intense workouts.

  • #45 - The Three Energy Systems

    #45 - The Three Energy Systems

    In Episode 45 of the Musashi R&D Sessions Podcast, the team unravels the mysteries of the three core energy systems - Aerobic, Anaerobic, and Phosphagen. Understand their roles in different exercises and learn effective strategies to train each system, enhancing your athletic performance to its full potential.