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The Tactical Nutrition & Performance Podcast

The Tactical Nutrition & Performance Podcast

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Health & Performance for the Tactical Athlete
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The "High Mileage" Tactical Athlete with Nick Barringer PhD
Nick Barringer is an active duty, Army officer (65C) who works in the field of nutrition and human performance. He previously had to opportunity to provide his dietitian expertise as a member of the Ranger Athlete Warrior program with the 75th Ranger Regiment. Currently, teaching our Army's future leaders at West Point for the Department of physical education.   Highlights: 3:09 - Program Overview: Baylor Graduate Program of Nutrition – Joint Base San Antonia TX 4:50 - AUG/SEPT talk to a recruiter! 8:10 - What is a high mileage tactical athlete? 13:00 - What are some things we can incorporate at that high mileage status? 13:30 - Rich Protein to maintain muscle mass 14:33 - Fueling your workouts 15:24 - Analysis of your micros 17:00 - Simple suggestions – seems simple but very few people actually do this 18:08 - Blood sugar management 19:00 - Appropriate protein intake for a tactical athlete 20:13 - Build your plate around protein 20:50 - Eat your vegetables! 22:30 - Never use BCAA powders! (yes, you read that right!) 25:10 - If you can eat chicken…eat some chicken. 26:00 - Training Programs: Are you following an enhanced athlete’s program? 27:15 - Recovery is key – What are some things to prioritize? 28:15 - No keto diets for our Tactical Athletes 29:30 - Ketogenetic diet is not good for high intensity training 30:55 - Special guest appearance 31:40 - Should tactical athletes follow intermittent fasting? 33:45 - Gut health: What are some of the things that damage our gut health? What can we do to improve our gut health? 35:35 - “These researchers think poop athletic supremacy. Are they right?” REFERENCES: Graduate Program in Nutrition: https://www.baylor.edu/graduate/nutrition/index.php?id=68193 Essential Amino Acid Paper: https://jissn.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12970-020-00401-5 Fasting and Cognition Paper: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0195666314001081 ESPN article: https://www.espn.com/espn/story/_/id/28277782/these-researchers-think-poop-unlock-athletic-supremacy-right Veillonella https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/06/24/734826163/elite-runners-gut-microbe-makes-mice-more-athletic-could-it-help-the-rest-of-us Telomere Shortening and Accelerated Aging in US Military Veterans:  https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/18/4/1743/pdf
41:12
May 22, 2021
Strength with Hunter Schurrer
Coach Hunter has almost a decade of experience working with the Army's Special Forces or Green Berets and talks to us today about how to achieve a level of strength that increases durability and performance.  Check out Hunter on Instagram @theperformancesyndicate.   Interested in learning how to program and progress your strength program?  Want to learn how to customize your own nutrition and macros for your strength program?  Check out Small Group Strength Coaching with Susan and Hunter:  https://www.tacticaldietitian.com/concepts-in-developing-strength See Full unedited podcast video HERE:  https://www.tacticaldietitian.com/blog/TalkingStrengthwithHunterSchurrer  Join for exclusive access to live coaching sessions where you will gain access to a 4-week strength program and customizable nutrition template that you can use over and over again to maximize your strength gains.    Follow me: @tactical.dietitian   Thorne Research:  15% off link  Generation UCAN Superstarch for prolonged energy and blood sugar regulation - 15% off code: susanlopezrd
52:40
February 10, 2021
Nutrition Periodization
What is nutrition periodization and how can it effectively be applied to a tactical athlete's training program.   Listen, Share, and Tag me in your stories!  @tactical.dietitian References Integrated Periodization in Sports Training & Athletic Development by Tudor Bompa et al. Jeukendrup, A. & Gleeson, M. (2019). Sport Nutrition. (3 ed.) Peos, J., Norton, L., Helms, E., Galpin, A., & Fournier, P. (2019). Intermittent dieting: Theoretical considerations for the athlete. Sports, 7(1), 22. https://doi.org/10.3390/sports7010022 Stellingwerff, T., Bovim, I.M., & Whitfield, J. (2019). Contemporary nutrition interventions to optimize performance in middle-distance runners. International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, 29, 106-116 https://journals.humankinetics.com/view/journals/ijsnem/29/2/article-p106.xml Nutrition in Athletic Performance (AND) Energy Availability in Athletics Coaches @JeffCSCS (Navy Seal) @Theperformancesyndicate @13barstrong
19:53
November 10, 2020
Angel Cortes
Angel is formerly of the 75th Ranger Regiment and is currently on his way to becoming a registered dietitian.  In this episode we discuss his background, what motivated him to enter the military and apply for special operations and his evolution into his current career path.  When he is not attending classes Angel runs the brand @the_og_pumpkin and holds special events for military veterans, servicemembers, and hopeful recruits.  You can also find Angel on IG @angelcortes175 or on his Youtube channel Ranger Cortes where he dishes out advice on Life, Regiment, and Nutrition.    Follow me: @tactical.dietitian   Thorne Research:  15% off link Generation  UCAN Superstarch for prolonged energy and blood sugar regulation - 15% off code: susanlopezrd See the podcast video HERE.
59:05
October 28, 2020
Season 2 Intro
This season we are making the move to focus solely on tactical nutrition & performance as the tactical performance field grows.  Our mission remains largely the same and is two-fold:  (1) To bring you information that is accurate, relevant, and reliable so that you can continue to serve your communities.  And (2) to provide information and a platform for professionals who want to enter the tactical performance space to learn more about how to better serve our athletes.   Listen in and share.  Also give me a follow on IG @tactical.dietitian If you would like to ask questions and have them answered on air - leave a voice message!  
03:46
August 26, 2020
Jess Isaacs RD
Jessica is formerly the sports dietitian for Mamba Sports Academy and here talks about her transition from military mechanic to private practice.  Give Jess a follow on IG @Jessthesportsrd or shoot her an email at Jessthesportsrd@gmail.com.  And make sure to ask about her amazing Sports Nutrition Online Course!
28:11
August 26, 2020
Powerlifting with Mike Polis
Mike is a performance dietitian who currently works in Health Promotion for Maxwell Air Force Base.  He also is a nationally ranked powerlifter with the US Powerlifting Association with a 1394 pound total in the 75kg weight class.  Mike has been a dietitian for almost 10 years.   Listen in as he talks about his personal journey as a dietitian and his advice for entering sports dietetics.  Find Mike on Instagram @mpolis320.  Don't forget to check out @performancerdpodcast and DM us if you have questions or comments, you can also leave a voice message using the link in our bio if you'd like to hear your question on an upcoming episode.  If you are a performance professional and would like to be on the podcast email susan@performancerd.org   If you enjoy this podcast be sure to SHARE and LEAVE A REVIEW!
41:25
June 8, 2020
H2F with Jenna Stedman
Tactical Series  Jenna is the tactical dietitian for the Indiana National Guard working with the Army's new Holistic Health and Fitness initiative (H2F).  Today we are going to talk about the H2F program and Jenna's non-tradition route into military nutrition.  Leave or record your comments using the link below and Jenna will answer your questions!  Find Jenna on Instagram @Jennashungry or email her at asparagusandgold@gmail.com.  Check out her website at www.asparagusandgold.com
59:60
April 14, 2020
Josh New
Josh is the Nutrition Director at Menlo College in Atherton, CA and also works as the strength and conditioning coach for the Women's Wrestling Team who just clinched their first national title.  Josh is also a nutrition assistant for the Professional MLS team the San Jose Earthquakes.  Find Josh online at  https://jnewtrition.com/.   Don't forget to check out @performancerdpodcast and DM us if you have questions or comments, you can also leave a voice message using the link in our bio if you'd like to hear your question on an upcoming episode.  If you are a performance professional and would like to be on the podcast email susan@performancerd.org   If you enjoy this podcast be sure to SHARE and LEAVE A REVIEW!
38:30
August 19, 2019
Endurance Nutrition with Jess Moura
 Jess is an Army Dietitian currently making the transition back into civilian life.  She has a passion for working with individuals who want to improve their health and wellness through physical activity, nutrition and lifestyle changes, especially encouraging women to be more active and empowered.  She is an experienced triathlete and a certified triathlon coach.  She can be contacted on Instagram @Jess_Moura_RD and by email at JessMouraRd@gmail.com   Don't forget to check out @performancerdpodcast and DM us if you have questions or comments.  If you are a performance professional and would like to be on the podcast email susan@performancerd.org  
57:38
August 5, 2019
NFL Nutrition with Steve Smith (Part 2)
Steve Smith is the former dietitian and sports performance coordinator for the NFL's Houston Texans.  Here he talks about his time with the Texans and hands out some life lessons.  Contact Steve via Instagram @fuelingperformance or email fuelingperformance4@gmail.com.    Don't forget to check out @performancerdpodcast and DM us if you have questions or comments.  If you are a performance professional and would like to be on the podcast email susan@performancerd.org  
44:01
August 5, 2019
Special Forces Nutrition with Steve Smith (Part 1)
Steve Smith is the former dietitian for the Army's 5th Special Forces Group and was also the sports performance coordinator for the NFL's Houston Texans.  In this episode, he is going to be talking about all things nutrition and dietitian related when working with the military's most elite warfighters.   Find Steve on Instagram @fuelingperformance or email him fuelingperformance4@gmail.com Don't forget to check out @performancerdpodcast and DM us if you have questions or comments.  If you are a performance professional and would like to be on the podcast email susan@performancerd.org  Reference Links:  https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/jun/10/pentagon-eyes-ketogenic-diet-bid-build-more-lethal/ 
58:45
August 5, 2019
Episode Zero: Intro
All things performance nutrition with a sports dietitian and lots of great guests!  We are going to talk all things performance nutrition:  education, career, research, new trends, and maybe a few surprises along the way.   Listen and share! www.performancerd.org
01:27
June 7, 2019