This week on iTunes, iHeartRadio, Stitcher and Spreaker, STT interviews Dr. Timothy Noakes. Born in Harare, Zimbabwe, Professor Noakes studied at the University of Cape Town (UCT), obtaining a MBChB degree and an MD and DSc (Med) in Exercise Science. He is rated an A1 scientist by the National Research Foundation of South Africa and received the Order of Mapungubwe, Silver, from the President of South Africa for his “excellent contribution in the field of sports and the science of physical exercise”. Since 2008 he has authored The Art and Science of Cricket, which he co-authored with Bob Woolmer, his autobiography entitled Challenging Beliefs: Memoirs of a Career and Waterlogged: The serious problem of overhydration in endurance sports. His latest book, The Real Meal Revolution, co-authored with Jonno Proudfoot, David Grier and Sally-Ann Creed, was launched in November 2013 and has sold over 180, 000 copies. Noakes has published more than 500 scientific publications and in 2003 received the UCT Book Award for Lore of Running (4th Edition), considered to be the “bible of the sport”. Highly acclaimed in his field and having been physically active all his life, now at 65 he still takes part in races up to 21kms.

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