Episode 40: Discovering Your Self Through Nutrition – A Guided Practice – with Courtney Bishop

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Courtney illuminates a perspective on how to approach eating and your relationship with food that is not widely discussed in strength and conditioning circles.  Many athletes see nutrition as a vehicle to achieving a better outcome in their sport, whether that’s physique and/or performance related. And while common nutrition approaches (i.e. tracking calories and/or macronutrients, keto, intermittent fasting, plant-based, nutrient timing) are effective at producing desired outcomes like gaining muscle mass and losing body fat, there is a holistic perspective that is largely missed en route to said outcomes. 

Driven athletes and New Coaches alike, tune in to learn something new for yourself, and to use with clients to aid them in their process AND goals. Please do use the timestamps to come back to the mindful eating guided meditation practice as needed. Enjoy!

(00:00) Podcast Intro
(00:37) Episode Intro
(01:09) What You Say You Want vs What You Need
(04:27) How You’ve Been Taught to See Food
(06:34) Healing Yourself Through Nutrition
(11:45) Preparing for the Guided Mindful Eating Meditation Practice Intro
(14:17) Mindful Eating Practice
(23:36) The Gift of Food
(27:18) Living in the Grey of your Approach to Nutrition
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Check out past guided meditations:
Ep 34 Mindfulness Tools for the New Coach
Ep 35 Mindfulness Tools for the Driven Athlete https://open.spotify.com/episode/5oojf6gS8LI5W1xuNupBRF?si=NG4p865ETL-o62ZCctngJg

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We were all created to offer something unique to the world. Hosted by High Performance Coach, Courtney Bishop, The Pursuit of Authenticity Podcast emerged from a passion in fitness, and developed into a deeper fascination with mindset, human behavior, and philosophy to focus on the bigger picture. As a Strength & Conditioning Specialist, Trauma-informed Yoga teacher, and mindfulness educator, Courtney provides insightful episodes to guide you to realize your potential; physically, mentally and emotionally. Expect to hear from many inspiring guests who have discovered what can happen when you take the time to find and pursue your gifts. Follow along and begin your journey to The Pursuit of Authenticity. You have the answers inside of you of who you were created to be. Your highest potential, your most authentic self, awaits.

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