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#19 – Athlete Daily | Nutrition Series: Habits From Over 13 Elite Athletes And Coaches

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Battling with a plateau? Find out where you can best spend your 15 minutes of accessory work with this free Movement Audit Checklist.

  • Become a more resilient athlete while feeling more stable, balanced, and in control
  • Strength assessments to objectively figure out where you can focus your energy and time — straight from some of the guests on the show with honorable mentions
  • 5 straightforward questions to help you dissect your movement with a different lens — without getting too nerdy

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Brittany and April Ghiroli are the founders of Athlete Daily, where they bridge together the best practices in nutrition, powerlifting, weightlifting, and functional fitness. They drop some knowledge today by sharing some of what they’ve learned from interviewing a variety of elite coaches and athletes. These ladies have a way of bringing out what makes top performers tick.Brittany Ghiroli has nearly 10 years of media experience. She has appeared nationally on ESPN, NBC, MLB Network and CBS and written for the CrossFit Games, USA Today, Box Magazine, ESPN the Magazine and Oxygen, to name a few. She was named Best Reporter by Baltimore Magazine in 2014 and currently covers the Orioles for Major League Baseball.April Ghiroli is the Social Media Manager for the National Pro GRID League, a CrossFit trainer at CrossFit Fortius, and Eat to Perform Certified Nutrition Coach. A veteran of the U.S. Army, she was awarded Soldier of the Year in 2012 for Fort Gordon (GA) and was a member of the prestigious White House Communications Team. April has studied weightlifting under Olympian Cara Heads Slaughter. She also had a running background, and nearly a decade of Tae Kwon Do under her belt.In this episode, some things we chat about:

  • How Miranda Oldroyd, Andrea Ager, Nick Shaw and over 13 elite athletes handle their nutrition game
  • Assessments used by Ben Bergeron to analyze your work ethic and endurance
  • Chris Hinshaw’s way of becoming a master pacer, Pat Sherwood’s formula for results without training hours on end every day, and much more.

Show Notes:

  • (6:42) – Using bodybuilding work to train around injuries and build muscle
  • (10:35) – The craft of writing and finding out what makes top performers tick
  • (12:35) – How Miranda Oldroyd, Andrea Ager, Emily Bridgers and over 13 elite athletes handle their nutrition game
  • (16:00) – Nutrient Timing w/ Nick Shaw
  • (17:09) – Preparation is key
  • (19:00) – Some things you should look for in a nutrition coach
  • (21:11) – Practices to extract from Tae Kwon Do
  • (27:20) – Jiu Jitsu – The thinking man’s game
  • (30:30) – Intensity Over Volume w/ Pat Sherwood
  • (32:21) – Prioritizing and finding out the purpose of each workout
  • (36:30) – Become A Master Pacer w/ Chris Hinshaw
  • (42:30) – Tour De France endurance test used by Ben Bergeron
  • (45:50) – Learning Quotient test for work ethic
  • (48:50) – Billion Dollar Question

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Today’s podcast is brought to you by audible.com — get a FREE audiobook download and 30 Day Free Trial hereSomething that I come back to again and again is The War Of Art by Steven Pressfield. You don’t just have to be a writer or some sort of creative to appreciate this one. If you’re goal oriented in some way shape or form — whether it’s fitness or some other part of your life, you’ll love this.If you enjoyed this episode, the greatest compliment you can give is by sharing it with someone that might enjoy it or somewhere on the web. And if you’re a boss — head over to iTunes and leave a 5 star review!If you’re looking to improve things like HSPU, Muscle Ups, Pull-ups, or anything that demands a lot out of your shoulders, check out Mobility Through Movement:The accessory work for the everyday athlete on a time crunch who wants to have ultimate control and stability in challenging body shapes like the Overhead Squat. Launches January 2nd, 2017. Reserve your spot at the pre-sale price and check out the details here!

Battling with a plateau? Find out where you can best spend your 15 minutes of accessory work with this free Movement Audit Checklist.

  • Become a more resilient athlete while feeling more stable, balanced, and in control
  • Strength assessments to objectively figure out where you can focus your energy and time — straight from some of the guests on the show with honorable mentions
  • 5 straightforward questions to help you dissect your movement with a different lens — without getting too nerdy

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