In this episode, Nicole Aucoin interviews Dr. Greg Wells, an expert in sleep and stress management who has just released a book called “Powerhouse: Elevate Your Energy, Optimize Your Health, Surcharge Your Performance”. They discuss the effects of the pandemic on stress and burnout, and how coaches can apply principles from Dr. Wells’ book to help their clients thrive. The conversation covers the benefits of breathwork, cold water immersion, and other techniques to optimize health and performance.
In this episode, you’ll learn the following:
Benefits of breathwork: short, fast exhale activate the nervous system and increase energy, while long, slow exhale calms the mind and reduce stress; it can help control emotions and enable individuals to respond rather than react to situations.
Benefits of cold-water immersion: it settles the nervous system, boosts the immune system, and fights inflammation; a 5-minute duration in the water around 5 degrees Celsius is recommended for excellent benefits; combining it with breathwork can provide an adrenaline spike to release white blood cells.
Overview of “Powerhouse” book: it offers techniques for fueling and energizing mitochondria to optimize health and performance; emphasizes the importance of having daily energy to pursue goals and help others.
Importance of adding tools to the coaching toolbox: hosts emphasize adding breathwork and cold therapy to the toolbox, especially during times of high stress and burnout; highlight the benefits of breathwork for digestion, stress management, and sleep.
Dr. Greg Wells
In This Webinar Recording You Will Learn:
How to set up your nutrition coaching program and packages
How to find a great fit to run your nutrition coaching program
How to integrate nutrition into your gym
How to increase buy-in with your existing members