The Feed – Not being a tough athlete will make you a better athlete

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This month Coach Kelli explains why she isn’t a tough athlete and how not being a tough athlete will make you a better athlete. Coach Kelli covers some of the common tough guy/gal athlete actions and mentalities and how they will harm your performance. Kelli also gives examples of how not to fall into these patterns and pitfalls.

  • Going without as an athlete
  • The need for rest and how much athletes need to continue to perform
    • How the chronic lack of sleep will greatly impact your performance
    • Not having enough sleep can increase your risk of developing diabetes
    • How much of a gain can an athlete make when they have had enough sleep
  • Passing on training nutrition
    • What it means to fuel well when training
    • Ketosis training and Ketogenic Diets
  • Letting your day to day life stress sabotaging your athletic performance
    • Stress management tips to manage life and chronic stress
  • Looking down on supplements isn’t helping your athletic performances
    • Supplements most often recommended to athletes that are food based, vitamin, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and Amino Acid Based
    • There are options for Pill Haters!
  • No rest day and no Off-Season Athletes
Music for show intro, outro, and mid-play break: “Jahzzar (betterwithmusic.com) CC BY-SA” 
Intro and Outro music: So Easy on the Travelers Guide album from Jahzzar
Mid-play break music: Please Listen Carefully from the Tumbling Dishes Like Old-Man’s Wishes Album

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