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Ross Tucker on what makes a champion

Ross Tucker on what makes a champion

Dr Ross Tucker is an Exercise Physiologist and High Performance Sports Science Consultant. He obtained a PhD in Exercise Physiology from the University of Cape Town in 2006, and graduated at the same time with a Post-Graduate in Sports Management from the Faculty of Commerce. Ross is hot on social media, with a cool website (, over 12.000 likes on Facebook, and more than 40.000 twitter followers (he's @Scienceofsport ).In this podcast with Babette Pluim he gives an update on what makes a champion, discusses all the fuss about low carb and high fat diets, comments on barefoot running and takes the 10,000 hour paradigm apart. See also:The anticipatory regulation of performance: The physiological basis for pacing strategies and the development of a perception-based model for exercise performance physiological regulation of pacing strategy during exercise: a critical review makes champions? A review of the rel