Mar 6, 2018
Underneath the Purple Patch Pillar of Nutrition, there are two main components:
In this episode packed with meaningful and easy-to-implement guidelines, Matt goes into depth on both fueling and nutrition with a case study of a real-life Purple Patch athlete, Mike. Mike is like most age group athletes. He’s a busy executive, but dedicated to his training and achieving high-performance in both work and training. He joined Purple Patch to “get to the next level.” He trains most mornings and is highly motivated to reach his training goals. The biggest problem? Mike doesn’t fuel properly.
Matt starts the episode with a discussion on FUELING, the biggest contributor to your success. He answers:
In the second half of the episode, Matt moves on to the global platform of health: NUTRITION
One of your goals, he says, is to not fall for evangelism. “Get it mostly right,” he stresses, and don’t fall prey to athletic starvation or to gluttony. You can be successful without counting calories.
This episode is the perfect foundation and lead-in to Matt’s next episode with the Purple Patch resident Endurance Sports Nutritionist, Kyla Channell.
:00-:20 Weekly Introduction
:21-1:26 Matt's Introduction to Nutrition and Fueling
1:26- 4:45 The Word of the Week: HABIT
5:00 Matt's discussion of Nutrition and Fueling
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