About Saraï Pannekoek

As one of the founders of Sustainable Athlete, Saraï helps athletes make more sustainable food choices throughout the year. She works as an elite performance dietitian in Amsterdam, is one of the authors of the book Eat like an athlete (2017) and she speaks regularly in front of audiences about sports nutrition, health, and sustainability.

#11 How to take care of yourself during COVID-19

Saraï & Paul are recording from their kitchen table during this podcast as the podcast studio is closed. As everybody knows we are facing challenging times during this global COVID-19 outbreak. During this episode Saraï and Paul share their thoughts on the current situation and their daily practices as well as ways for you to [...]

By |2020-05-18T13:37:30+02:00March 22nd, 2020|

#10 Movement is our nature

YES Sustainable Athletes. The moment has arrived: we are fully switched to English for all of our future podcast episodes! Woohoo! So, during this Sustainable Athlete podcast we talk about movement is our nature, the importance of movement and some guidelines for you how to improve your own movements with some examples you can start implementing [...]

By |2020-03-26T19:54:41+02:00March 22nd, 2020|

Sustainable Athlete Podcast – #9 Conscious Traveling

Hey Sustainable Athletes! Bewust reizen, een onwijs belangrijk thema binnen de sport. Want hoe maak je bewuste keuzes op reis? Luister mee naar het gesprek van Paul en Saraï, veel plezier! Plus, for all our international followers: from next episode on, everything will be in English. We are excited!! Wat we in deze podcast bespreken: [...]

By |2020-01-21T13:55:57+02:00January 21st, 2020|

Sustainable Athlete Podcast – #8 WE’RE BACK!

WE'RE BACK! Na zes maanden radiostilte zijn we weer terug met een gloednieuwe podcast. Paul en Saraï bespreken we wat we de afgelopen maanden allemaal hebben gedaan en welke mooie ontwikkelingen er liggen voor 2020. 03:00 Saraï vertelt over haar journey en waarom ze uit Team Voeding is gestapt 04:40 Waarom dit voor haar te [...]

By |2019-12-18T21:50:26+02:00December 18th, 2019|

Sustainable Athlete Podcast #7 – ‘Jump of the Cliff’ with Rachel Balkovec

What’s up Sustainable Athletes! In this episode we have Rachel Balkovec in the studio with us. Rachel is the first female Strength coach within the MLB system in baseball. She is currently studying here in Amsterdam for her Research Masters in human movement science and in her free time working with the baseball and softball [...]

By |2019-06-17T19:46:04+02:00June 17th, 2019|

Sustainable Athlete Podcast – #6 OUR PLANET

Hey Sustainable Athlete! We zijn weer super stoked om een nieuwe podcastaflevering met jullie te delen, zo vlak voordat we weer naar de stembussen mogen! Deze podcastaflevering gaat over Our Planet: een achtdelige natuurdocumentaire op Netflix. En dit is niet zomaar een natuurdocumentaire, want Our Planet legt vast welke gevolgen klimaatverandering op dit moment heeft. [...]

By |2019-05-21T09:08:19+02:00May 21st, 2019|

Sustainable Athlete Podcast #5 – GEDRAG met Roel Hermans PhD

Hey Sustainable Athletes! We zijn super excited, want dit is alweer onze 5e podcast! Deze podcastaflevering is bijzonder, want we hebben onze allereerste gast in de studio! Roel Hermans is zijn naam en Roel is als gedragswetenschapper werkzaam bij het Voedingscentrum. Hij heeft na zijn Master in Gedragswetenschappen zijn doctoraat (PhD.) behaald in het bestuderen [...]

By |2019-04-22T12:35:51+02:00April 22nd, 2019|

Sustainable Athlete Podcast #4 – Veganism

Whatsup Sustainable Athlete's! Another podcast episode we recorded for you, and this time it's all about VEGANISM. A subject close to our hearts, and we thought it'd be great to inform you about this topic. Listen to this great conversation between Paul and Saraï about plant-based nutrition related to sports performance, sustainability and more. For [...]

By |2019-03-13T13:49:03+02:00March 13th, 2019|

Sustainable Athlete Podcast #3 – Meet Sarai Pannekoek

Hey Sustainable Athletes! The final part of our introduction is out now. Meet Saraï Pannekoek, an entrepreneur, elite performance dietitian, researcher and lover of plants. In this episode, Paul interviews Saraï about her passions, work ethics and her transformation. About Saraï Saraï is the founder of Nourishmentis -Where Science Roots in Spirit-, which is all [...]

By |2019-03-04T10:17:26+02:00March 2nd, 2019|

Sustainable Athlete Podcast #2 – Meet Paul Venner

Hi Sustainable Athletes!  We are super excited to share our second Sustainable Athlete Podcast episode with you. In this episode Saraï interviews Paul on his personal background, interests and work. Listen to this podcast and learn more about the co-host Paul Venner and what drives him to pursue his path. This episode again is in [...]

By |2019-02-25T11:36:48+02:00February 25th, 2019|