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OOFOS MINI-SERIES: Professional Triathlete Matt Russell On The Importance Of Having A Positive Attitude, Race/Life Balance, & Implementing Actve Recovery

Enjoy this special mini-series in partnership with active recovery shoe brand, OOFOS.  In three inspiring and unique conversations, we will be highlighting OOFOS brand ambassadors from the worlds of dance, triathlon and wellness.

Today I sync up with globally renowned, American Professional Triathlete, the incredible Matt Russell.  Matt got his start in professional triathlon back in 2011 but in 2017 at the Ironman World Championship in Kona, Matt had a life changing accident that altered the course of his life forever, when he was hit by a van while racing at 35mph on the bike course.  After surviving this devastating accident, Matt was undeterred from racing, he went back the following year to compete in Ironman World Championships coming in 6th place, and he continues to compete today.  This conversation is all about overcoming obstacles, having faith, believing, and having positive attitude in the face of adversity.  We also talk triathlon, health, nutrition, diet and mediation and how OOFOS Footwear has played a huge role in Matt’s journey back to racing, training, and everyday movement.

OOFOS is the global leader in recovery footwear, founded by a team of industry veterans looking to help runners and fitness enthusiasts recover better from their workouts. Made with revolutionary OOfoam™ technology, OOFOS are designed to absorb 37% more impact than traditional footwear, so your body doesn’t have to – helping you recover and recharge between sessions. From professional athletes to casual walkers, OOFOS footwear will make your hard-working feet and body feel better – all you have to do is feel the OO.  Now, back to our guest, Matt Russell.

On this episode, Matt shares the terrifying details of his 2017 accident, he talks about his recent health issues and recurring seizures, and his new diet helping him to prevent them. We do a deep dive into racing and training, long and short term goal setting, and disconnecting from data. Plus, Matt talks about the importance of family, his new nutrition focus, and embarking upon a functional medicine approach to health. We talk about the importance of rest and recovery. Matt offers insight into his favorite tools and routines including his OOFOS for all occasions!

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108. Ashley Reaver, MS, RD, CSSD, On Endurance Sports Fueling and Immune Boosting, Stress Reducing Nutrients

Ashley Reaver is a Registered Dietitian, Certified Sports Dietitian, and the Lead Nutrition Scientist at InsideTracker.   She is also a Nutrition Lecturer at University of California,Berkeley, has her own private practice, My Weekly Eats, and is a triathlete!

Get ready for a comprehensive convo on all things, nutrition. Ashley and Marni kick off the conversation talking about performance fueling and endurance sports nutrition. They cover over training, using carbs, fat and protein as fuel for endurance athletes,, volume eating, and sweat tests. They do a deep dive into immune system and stress boosting foods and nutrients, key blood biomarkers to watch from Vitamin D to Cortisol. They talk about Allostatic load, fiber,blood glucose, anioxidants, adaptations, inflammation, and more.

You may have listened the Marni on the Move episode with Inside Tracker Founder, Dr. Gil Blander on November 26, 2019. Inside Tracker uses science and technology to deliver personalized health and nutritional guidance based on blood biomarkers that span from cholesterol, inflammation, sports performance, stress and more.  Inside Tracker presents users with a plan of action of food, lifestyle, exercise and supplement recommendations to optimize your health and help you reach your goals.

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