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June 16, 2019  

Sophie Conroy , High Performance Nutritionist, Galway GAA & Connacht Rugby Academy

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Episode #50

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Sophie Conroy ,

High Performance Nutritionist,

Galway GAA & Academy Performance Nutritionist at Connacht Rugby 

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Welcome back everyone to Episode 50.

First of all i would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for the support of the podcast so far!! i hope you have gained some value from it and that it has helped in some small way to keep the coaching fire burning for you!!

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In this episode i had a chance to with the fantastic Nutritionist SOPHIE CONROY. 

Sophie is currently working as a High Performance Nutritionst with both the Galway Mens Senior GAA team as well as Connacht Rugby Academy based in Galway. 

Sophie is a phenomenal resource for all things Nutrition and we got a chance to talk about a number of really interesting topics.

With her experience of working with the likes of Tipperary GAA, Kildare GAA & Hockey Ireland as well as her background in Sports Science and her achievement of The IOC Diploma in Sports Nutrition she has a huge amount of knowledge of how both athletes and Regular people can benefit from an improved relationship with food!! 

Hope you guys enjoy the episode .  

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 In this episode we got to chat about some of the following topics :

- Her background & her current work. 

- Challenges she has encountered while working with high level GAA and Rugby teams.  

- Recommendations & Strategies for Athletes who are looking to improve their performance and how implement them in a straight forward way. 

- The Power of Social Media and how we should approach it when we are looking for good Healthy Nutrition Education .

- Why Creative Thinking can be the key to effective nutrition education when working with a club team. 

- How to promote and build a healthy nutrition approach and environment when working with Athletes and Teams. 

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To find out more about Sophie check out the link below.  

https://www.linkedin.com/in/sophie-conroy-52190199/

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It was an absolute pleasure to chat to Sophie and she brought up some great ideas that we can all use i think to improve our own relationships towards food . 

Thanks so much for taking the time Sophie and Best of luck with Galway & Connacht . 

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Hope you enjoy the show folks and if you are enjoying the podcast don't forget to hit the Subscribe button!

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Until next time folks,

Much Love as always, 

Your Humble Coach

June 7, 2019  

Owen Feeney, Athletic Rehabilitation Therapist, Dublin

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Episode #49

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Owen Feeney ,

Athletic Rehabilitation Therapist 

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Welcome back everyone to Episode 49.

In this episode i had a chance to with the excellent Owen Feeney . 

Owen is an up and coming Athletic Rehabilitaion Therapist based in Dublin. 

We get a chance to chat about a number of really interesting Injury and Rehabilitation topics and get Owen's thoughts on some of the areas that he has seen where we are making progress and others where we still have lots of work to do. 

Hope you guys enjoy the episode .  

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 In this episode we got to chat about some of the following topics :

-His background and how be got into Athletic Therapy

- His thoughts on injury rates between sedentary and athletic populations and some of the misconceptions surrounding these . 

- Why caution is vital when working with new but capable clients  

- His thoughts on health and wellness events and their affect on peoples perception of the link between athletic therapy and health. 

- His recommendations for staying active while injured to enhance your recovery

- How to be patient and pro-active when facing a long recovery process.  

- And some advice to those who may be going through a tough recovery at the moment! 

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To find out more about Owen check out the link below.  

http://www.owenfeeneyat.ie/

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It was a pleasure to chat and thanks a million for taking the time Owen .

Best of luck with the practice in the future mate .

It's great to have more conscientious therapists like yourself in the industry. 

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Hope you enjoy the show folks and if you are enjoying the podcast don't forget to hit the Subscribe button!

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Until next time folks,

Much Love as always, 

Your Humble Coach

June 6, 2019  

The Sub 30 Series : Episode 2

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Welcome back everyone to Episode #48.

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"The Sub 30 Series : Episode 2 " 

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Welcome to the second episode of " The Sub 30 Series ".

 

This will be a round up of sorts that will be under 30 minutes and will be a collection of my thoughts and findings in the coaching world that i think will be of value for both coaches and non coaches alike!! 

Hope you guys enjoy the May 2019 Edition! 

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Resources mentioned in this episode are as follows:

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Rachel Balkovec ,Coach 

https://www.rachelbalkovec.com/home

 

Brett Bartholemew, Coach 

https://artofcoaching.com/

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Stuart Lancaster, Leinster Rugby 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/stuart-lancaster-20a549143/

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What Drives Winning. 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXPhEAtLAUDBCPXopom3LTw

 

 

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Hope you enjoy the show folks and if you are enjoying the podcast don't forget to hit the Subscribe button!

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Until next time folks,

Much Love as always, 

Your Humble Coach