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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