In today’s episode, Stuart welcomes Greg Potter. Greg is co-founder and Chief Science Officer of Resilient Nutrition, a UK-based company that makes products designed to help athletes perform better that are simple and delicious. In addition to this role, Greg helps a range of individuals improve their health and performance, from elite athletes to CEOs to people who have mood disorders. Since he did his PhD on the topics of sleep, circadian rhythms, nutrition, and metabolism, Greg spends much of his time helping individuals sleep and eat better.

Stuart and Greg discuss all things related to sleep. Low hanging pieces of fruit that’ll help you get better sleep, whether or not your weight-loss client should prioritise sleep, naps, how caffeine intake affects sleep, how to know if you’re getting enough, the effectiveness of wearables and much more!

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greg potter sleep podcast interview

  • [09.27] – Why some clients stick around when you’re a new coach who is learning and trialling things out.
  • [11.31] – How he’s improved his self-awareness.
  • [19.26] – Does he do anything before going into his first session of the day to mentally prepare for it?
  • [23.35] – What starts to happen as members walk in? What does he do to get the gym ready before people start coming in?
  • [25.00] – Why it’s important to give negative feedback to a member 1-1 rather than shout it out as a group.
  • [26.30] – Why W10 has a mantra of “we never see the same person twice”
  • [30.45] – Why it’s important to have continuity of coaching between coaches.
  • [35.08] – Do they tell members what the session is going to entail during the warm-up?
  • [36.05] – Why they don’t log every weight and rep lifted by their clients.
  • [41.52] – What their client testing every 12 weeks looks like?
  • [46.48] – How and when they do the testing?
  • [50.10] – Why it’s smart to consider using fewer cues.
  • [52.53] – How W10 gathers feedback on their coaching and session quality.
  • [54.55] – How they create variation within a block using a squat.