The Nutrition, Health and Performance SUMMIT Podcast is hosted by Dr. Jamie Pugh of Liverpool John Moores University.
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Over the course of this podcast series, we will see how Nutrition and Performance are managed at the highest level and how research is translated into meaningful practice.
How do you make the best-informed decisions when it comes to the nutrition of some of the world’s best athletes?
Our guest speakers that we will be having over the duration of the series give us an insight into their research, knowledge and experience in answering these questions.
Our guest speakers that we will be having over the duration of the show have a wealth of experience from many different backgrounds including Premier league football, International rugby, golf, cycling, marathon running, boxing, tennis, and Olympic sports.
Some of our guests will include:
- Prof. Graeme Close
- Heather Pearson
- Phil Richards
- Dr. Nigel Plummer
Episode #23 - Dr George Wilson from Jockey to Sports Scientist and Nutritionist
Dr George Wilson is a researcher at Liverpool John Moores University as well as a sports scientist and nutritionist who has previously worked with Blackburn Rovers, Tranmere Rovers, numerous combat athletes and, more recently, professional horse racing jockeys. As well as publishing numerous research outputs, George has been fundamental in evoking change across the professional horse racing industry. From culture changes to rule changes, George has truly been a pioneer in this field. In this episode, we discuss;
- How George got into horse racing
- How he worked his way up to be a professional jockey
- Why he maybe wasn't your 'typical' jockey
- The controversial headline that made national news
- The biggest lessons he's learnt during his time in the sport
As much as anything else, George is amazingly down to earth and a humble human being. If you enjoy the episode, make sure to subscribe, hit the like and share buttons on social media, or just pass it on with good old fashioned word of mouth.
Episode #22 - Neil Taylor - Lessons From An International Athlete and Coach
Neil Taylor is a former Commonwealth medalist in Olympic Weightlifting. Since his time as an athlete, Neil has worked as an elite Strength and Conditioning Coach for different sports and clubs, as well as working with England Rugby Union for over 15 years.
In this episode, we discuss:
- Coping with Covid-19 in his current role as a Performance Manager for Sports Wales
- How Neil would have coped with Covid-19 back in his day as an athlete
- How he went from athlete to strength coach, to working at the top of international rugby
- The biggest lessons he learnt in 15 years at England Rugby
- Advice to those looking to return to the gym after lockdown.
Episode #21 - Phil Richards - Women and Weight Loss
In this podcast, Phil Richards talks with Managing Director Charlotte Avery.
Phil goes through problems that can occur with women when trying to lose weight and what happens to the weight loss capability when women reach the menopause.
Episode #20 - Matt Luxton - Most Innovative Fitness Entrepreneur 2012
Matt Luxton is a personal trainer and coach based in Southwest of England. Have played International Rugby as a junior athlete and semi-professional as a senior, he has gone on to be one of the most successful fitness professionals in the UK. He was awarded the Most Innovative Fitness Entrepreneur (2012), co-authored an Amazon Best Seller, and written numerous recipe books. He has presented across the world, written articles and featured in numerous magazines and coached world record holders, Olympic games athletes and international representatives.
In this episode we discuss;
- Adapting his business at the start of the covid-19 lockdown.
- Adapting his coaching for both the general public and athletes as well as dealing with their changes in expectations and goals.
- The value of coaching during periods of uncertainty.
For more about Matt, you can find him on Facebook, or learn more about the Tamar Performance Centre where he offers a range of coaching facilities for endurance athletes and triathletes.
Episode #19 - Ben Owen: The Dawning Of A New ‘Health Economy'
Benjamin Owen is the Owner of Fast Way To Fitness. His passion is to help people transform their life by transforming their body.
Ben has been training people for 15 years and has spoken all over the country about using body transformation as a tool for driving change in life and business.
Fast Way To Fitness is one of the largest bespoke body transformation gyms in the country. Their mission is to bridge high-level coaching, training and performance to more people. They offer 6 week and 6 - 12 Month programmes.
They have recently launched their corporate business coaching package and have had incredible results from helping teams transform via a vehicle of health.
In this episode, we discuss;
- The landscape of the health and fitness industry in a post-COVID 19 world
- The dawning of a new ‘health economy’
- Health as a vehicle for success
- Void created value - how we crave what we don’t have
- The five things he concentrates on for client engagement
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Episode #18 - The Best Athletes Phil Richards Has Trained - Including Eddie Hall
An exclusive episode with Phil Richards himself! Phil goes through the best athletes that he's trained through the years. The athletes include:
- Scott Gibs - Welsh rugby player
- Amir Khan - World-Renowned Boxer
- Stuart Stokes - Olympic Steeplechaser
- Eddie 'The Beast Hall' - World Strongest Man 2016
- Gary Speed - Welsh Professional Footballer And Manager
- Swansea Rugby Team