podcasts • 03/12/2020
#20: Sugar vs Sweetener
On Episode 20 of the Musashi R&D Sessions Podcast, Ross and Dhiren dive into this week’s sports nutrition and training topic – Sugars vs Sweeteners. Together, we go over a variety of natural and artificial sweeteners, each of their benefits, and their disadvantages. The guys also touch on different industry studies and their bias, the consumption of hidden sugars, and the influence of toxicology on the topic. In sports news, we discuss a cast of NBA stars deciding to invest in severely NBL teams, Shayna Jack’s excuses for testing positive to ligandrol, and the death of Diego Maradona. The guys also recap Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr and Jake Paul vs Nate Robinson, and speak to an exchange between Paul Gallen and Mark Hunt prior to their upcoming fight. R&D also recount the winner of last week’s game picks, with a surprise outcome. This episode we finish with a pair of listener questions on carb loading, and which exercises to begin a workout or exercise campaign with. The guys are unable 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: “In all things have no preferences. Be indifferent to where you live. Do not pursue the taste of good food.”