Mind Set Game #18: Weight cutting in combat sports with Danny Lennon

In today’s episode of the Mind Set Game podcast, I sat down with Dany Lennon.

Danny has a formal scientific background in academia, completing a master’s degree (MSc.) in Nutritional Sciences at University College Cork. During this time Danny researched vitamin D, directly under the world-renowned researcher Professor Kevin Cashman.

In addition to that research, Danny took classes in biochemistry, clinical nutrition, micronutrient interactions and physiology. Previous to this Danny also completed a BSc. Degree in biology and physics education and spent a year teaching these subjects.

As well as producing media content, Danny also works as a performance nutritionist to professional MMA fighters, professional boxers and competitive powerlifters. He has consulted several teams in a number of sports. Continue reading “Mind Set Game #18: Weight cutting in combat sports with Danny Lennon”

Mind Set Game #16: Reclaim your health with Ben Coomber

In day’s episode of the Mind Set Game podcast, I sat down with Ben Coomber host of Ben Coomber Radio.

In This Episode We Discuss:

  • What was your catalyst to changing your health?
  • Can nutrition really cause disease/inflammation?
  • What tips would you give to improve your sleep?
  • What are some of the downside to going free-from?
  • Ergogenic aids and better ways to inform yourself about supplements.

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Best 3 Sport Nutrition Tips

Hydration: Before, during and after training and throughout the day.


There is no scientific proof that we need to consume  2 litres or 8 glasses a day of water to keep hydrated during the day. Those 2 litres are without
even considering exercise – you can lose up to a  litre of water during exercise. A great way of measuring this is to weigh yourself before and after exercise as this would be the true indication of fluid lost. For re-hydration, it is roughly a litre of water for every kilo of body weight lost during exercise. Another way to see if you are dehydrated is the colour of your urine (using a urine stick is another way of measuring how much water you need to take on board).
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