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Episode 94 – Pip Taylor

Pip is a former professional athlete and is currently engaged in a leadership position for public service, as well as providing expertise through her consultancy business. She was the former performance sports dietitian at Brisbane Lions. 

Topics we discussed:

  • 00:00  Intro
  • 00:09  Important things that athletes should focus on for their health and longevity in sport
  • 01:05  Things young athletes need to learn in their nutrition journey
  • 02:08  Influencers and mentors in her career
  • 02:50  How she upskills herself
  • 03:58  Pip’s fave inspirational quote
  • 04:42  Her work life pet peeves

Connect: https://www.instagram.com/piptpip/

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Episode 93 – Matt McGregor

Prior to this role, he worked for Hawthorn FC, Port Adelaide, Western Bulldogs, St.Kilda, Cricket Aus, and Olympic individuals/teams. Matt is an experienced Psychologist with an extensive history of working in the sports industry with individuals, teams, and organizations. He is skilled in Sports Psychology, Mental Health and Wellbeing, Sports Management, Coaching, and Performance Psychology. He has a strong community and social services professional with a Ph.D., Master’s degree, and Certificate of Practice in Clinical Neuropsychotherapy focused in Neuropsychotherapy from Medicos.

Topics we discussed:

  • 00:09  People who influenced him early in his career
  • 00:45  Things footballers need to start practicing for their mental health
  • 01:55  Biggest challenges in his career
  • 03:09  Advice for dealing with trauma and self-care
  • 04:05  Highlights of his career
  • 05:16  Fave movie or tv series that impacted him

People mentioned:

  • Phil Hughes
  • David Williams
  • Lisa Stevens
  • Travis Boak
  • John Mccarthy
  • Hannah Davis
  • Shaun Burgoyne
  • Mark Anderson

Connect with Matt McGregor on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/matt-mcgregor-8b541820/

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Episode 82 – Rebekah Alcock

Rebekah has also worked at the Melbourne Rebels, Melbourne storm, and the ACT Brumbies. She has completed her Ph.D. on the topic of nutrition support for connective tissues in athletes at the Australian Institute of Sport, and currently consults with Western United Football Club, and is also consulting to the emerging athletes’ program at Latrobe University (LEAP).  In the new year, Rebekah is due to start at Latrobe University full-time as a lecturer and researcher in sports nutrition and will continue to develop the performance nutrition program for LEAP.

Topics we discussed:

  • 00:00  Timing to prevent injury
  • 00:57  Role of nutrition for injury prevention
  • 02:09  Recommended collagen intake for athletes
  • 03:07  Food choices to get collagen
  • 04:04  Protein intake post-training
  • 05:09  Resources on healthy eating and nutrition

People mentioned:

  • Max Gawn
  • Emily Meehan
  • Dominique Condo
  • Ben Serpell
  • Greg Shaw
  • Louis Burke
  • John Moors
  • Ricardo Costa

Connect Instagram:

Rebekah Alcock: https://www.instagram.com/bek.alcock.dietitian/

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Prepare Like a Pro is a strength and conditioning platform that works with developing footballers and strength and conditioning coaches. To empower you with best practice physical preparation methods.

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Episode 77 – Dom Condo

Welcome back to the Prepare like a pro Live chats show, tonight we have Dr. Dominique (Dom) Condo. She is an Accredited Sports Dietitian and lecturer in Sports Nutrition at Deakin University. She consults Geelong Cats Football Club (AFL) and the Deakin Melbourne Boomers (WNBL), having extensive experience working with both junior and elite athletes offering nutritional support and advice.

Timestamps:

  • 00:11 Nutrition advice for developing footballers
  • 01:01 Where we can find Dom’s recipes that people can follow
  • 01:55 Benefits for periodization
  • 02:53 Mentors and influencers who shaped Dom’s career
  • 04:03 When and what an athlete should eat during a game
  • 05:10 Eating window time before or after the game to not feel sick

People mentioned:

  • Anthony Mead
  • Brad Albert
  • Steve Hocking 

Connect 

https://www.instagram.com/dr_dom_condo/

Book an online 1 on 1 with Dom: https://www.dr-dom.com.au/

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Prepare Like a Pro is a strength and conditioning platform that works with developing footballers and strength and conditioning coaches. To empower you with best-practice physical preparation methods.

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Episode 68 – Emily Meehan

Emily Meehan is the Senior Sports Dietitian of the Collingwood FC. She is also Collingwood AFLW and Magpies netball and consults to the Malaysian Track cycling team (currently in Tokyo).

Prior to the Pies, Emily worked with the Western Bulldogs FC and Melbourne Victory and completed her Ph.D. on nutrition and high-performance sport. Emily is also the vice-chair of the AFL Sports Dietitians Australia group.

Timestamps:

  • 00:00  Emily’s advice to her past self when she was starting as a dietician
  • 00:41  Her advice to newly hired dieticians on how to educate a club or team
  • 01:28  Her strategies when working with elite athletes 
  • 02:36  Emily’s approach to developing athletes who want to bulk up
  • 03:35  Ideal snacks for athletes who are on the go
  • 04:42  How she helps in improving an athlete’s nutrition

Connect with Emily: https://www.instagram.com/emmeehan_sportsdietitian/

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Episode 64 – Jess Spendlove

Jess Spendlove is the Dietitian Consultant of the GWS Giants FC for the last 8 seasons. Across the last 9 years Jess has also worked with Giants Netball, Giants AFLW, Western Sydney Wanderers, Sydney Kings, Cronulla Sharks, and NSW Waratahs, totaling more than 30 seasons in professional sport. Jess has a master’s of nutrition/dietetics and bachelor of science (nutrition) and is the co-founder of nutrition consultancy business Health and Performance Collective which is all about working with motivated people to help them live and perform at their best.

Timestamp:

00:00 Jess explains about periodizing your nutrition
00:56 How to use caffeine for the long season and how much to take
02:01 How Jess upskills herself and hone her craft
02:45 The best way to bulk up for critical mass for developing athletes
04:03 Advice for athletes using supplements
05:00 Difference in nutrition advice for male and female AFL players

People mentioned:

  • Brett Deledio
  • David Joyce
  • John Quinn
  • Lachlan Wilmot
  • Simon Harries
  • Nick Poulos
  • Helen o’connor
  • Wayne Campbell
  • Josh Kelly
  • Adam Teloar
  • Jeremy Cameron

Connect with Jess: https://www.instagram.com/jess_spendlove_dietitian/

Podcast: https://player.whooshkaa.com/shows/my-millennial-health

Website: https://www.jessicaspendlove.com/

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Prepare Like a Pro is a strength and conditioning platform that works with developing footballers and strength and conditioning coaches. To empower you with best-practice physical preparation methods.

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Episode 32- Ben Parker

 

Ben Parker discusses his journey into the field of sports nutrition, starting as a chef & nutritionist with the AIS and Australian swim team.

Topics discussed in this episode:

  • Importance of working hard and trying things on yourself first ie nutrition manipulation for body composition
  • Why whole foods are important for health, performance and career longevity.
  • Tips and tricks to optimise recovery and gain critical mass.
  • Why vegetables are so important and how elite athletes like Novak Djokovic eat clean, unprocessed foods.
  • Why setting up your eating ‘environment’ in your kitchen or football club is so important for nutritional success.
  • Ben’s role at the Gold Coast Suns and with competition/training camps.

People mentioned:

  • Garry Slater
  • Novak Djokavic
  • Garry Ablett

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Episode 30 – Simone Austin

 

Simone Austin is one of the most recognized AFL sport Dietitian in Australia. During this podcast she discusses her love for food and how she goes about nutrition for football preparation.

Topics discussed in this episode:

  • Importance of learning how to cook 5 meals
  • The importance of having plenty of colour from real food ingredients
  • Why dieting isn’t the best for athletes
  • Supplements and how to go about selecting the right one
  • The importance of fruit & vegetables

People mentioned:

  • Luke Breust
  • Andrew Russell
  • Anthony Fernon

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Episode 21 – Luke McDonald

In this episode of the Prepare Like A Pro Podcast, I am speaking with Luke McDonald, Sports psychologist for the Boxhill Football club. Luke is well experience working in the clinic and athletes for both recovery & performance preparation. We discussed with Luke his love for helping others with athletic pursuits and health. Mentor’s along his journey from his father Barry Mitchell to past peers at the Sydney Swans. Tom provided insight into his approach to assisting footballers with mental tools to help to cope with performance anxiety. The importance of understanding everyone is different and not one approach suits all.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Luke career journey from start to now
  • His mindset and the importance of hard focused work
  • His business leading psychology and what he does to help others
  • The challenge of 2020 and how he coped with it personally and helped his clients to cope
  • The lessons learned from the experience of valuing life balance
  • The importance of working on your strengths and making the best they can be
  • What has worked and what has and hasn’t throughout his career

People mentioned:

  • Max Bailey
  • Damian Mascitti
  • Josh Deluca
  • Vincent Adduci
  • Dylan Vizzarri
  • Daniel Napoli
  • Sam Mitchell

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Episode 11 – Nick Green

In Episode 11 of the Prepare Like A Pro Podcast, we speak with Nick Green!

The sports dietitian for Boxhill Hawks and consultant for Bupa.

– Nick career journey from why he chose to study dietetics to working at Bupa and the VFL system
– His upbringing and how he approached his development living in Tasmania
– How much he loves helping others whether it be for sports performance or improving your well-being
– His tips for footballers wanting to gain muscle or reduce body fat
– Why what you eat is so important for recovery
– Tips and tricks for developing Dietitian’s wanting to work in elite sport

People mentioned:

Simone Austin
Daniel Napoli
Sean Murphy
Chris Newman
Max Bailey
Luke Boyd

Definitely check this chat out we dive into some topics any football fan, footballer or staff member needs to hear.

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Instagram: instagram.com/n.green.aus?utm_medium=copy_link

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