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June 16, 2019  

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

June 16, 2019

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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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Until next time folks,

Much Love as always, 

Your Humble Coach