92: Behind The Scenes: My Current Training Plan + Early Lessons Learned From Marathon Training

Behind The Scenes: My Current Training Plan + Early Lessons Learned From Marathon Training

Welcome to episode 92 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

I’ve become more invigorated with my fitness recently. I’ve also decided to give myself a big goal that I definitely need to get into a “different type of shape” for. In this episode, I will break down my current routine, my current nutritional approach and share 3 early takeaways from my program that apply to health and business.


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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • My current state 1 year ago and the gradual rebuild I had to do
  • My current training goal
  • My current nutritional regimen and reasoning behind it
  • Typical meals that I use
  • My foundational supplement protocol
  • What a typical week of workouts and running looks like
  • 3 insights learned from my initial prepping for a marathon that applies to life, business, and health
  • And much more

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50: World-Renowned Strength and Conditioning Coach Phil Daru on Training Like an MMA Fighter and Building a Successful Business

World-Renowned Strength and Conditioning Coach Phil Daru on Training Like an MMA Fighter and Building a Successful Business

Welcome to episode 50 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

We have Phil Daru stopping by for a discussion on how to approach your training as if your MMA athlete along with sharing his story of building a successful business.

Phil has worked with some of the most elite athletes and fighters in the world such as: Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Dustin Poirier, Jr. Dos Santos, King Mo Lawal, Tecia Torres, Colby Covington, and many more. There’s a high likelihood you won’t be stepping into the octagon soon, but that doesn’t mean you can’t look like you could (or at least take the numerous lessons from it).

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In today’s episode, you’ll learn:

  • Phil’s backstory
  • How Phil juggles managing his fighters, his business, and his family
  • Phil’s daily routine
  • Business lessons Phil has learned
  • Why relationships are our most valuable currency in life and business
  • How Phil gets the trust and “buy-in” with his athletes (and it’s directly transferable to your business and personal relationships)
  • What separates the good fighters from the elite fighters (it’s the same principles with entrepreneurs)
  • His training philosophy and how he has to keep other lifestyle factors in mind (a perfect example of systems thinking)
  • How Phil would train a typical entrepreneur
  • Recovery methods for today’s athlete (and entrepreneur)
  • And more

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46: Weight Loss for Busy Entrepreneurs Part V: An Architectural Approach to Designing World-Class Workouts

Weight Loss for Busy Entrepreneurs Part V: An Architectural Approach to Designing World-Class Workouts

Welcome to episode 46 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

As Steve Jobs states: “Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.” And in the fifth installment of the 6-part “Weight Loss for Busy Entrepreneurs” series, I’m sharing with you a comprehensive approach for how to go about your workouts.

Most people approach their training randomly and just do a bunch of “stuff” and then wonder why they look the same (or even worse) a year later. You know how to layout a weight loss campaign.

Now it’s time to learn how to approach your workouts. After today’s episode, you’ll learn the five steps to creating world-class workouts.

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In today’s episode, you’ll learn:

  • The philosophy behind effective and efficient training programs
  • The 5 essential steps to creating world-class workouts
  • Examples of highly effective workouts that help you build muscle, lose fat, and boost your performance
  • 5 principles to keep in mind as you go about your workouts
  • And much more

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