This week I talk with Brad Davidson about coaching and working with high performance athletes, recovery, digging someone out of a hole, how to maximize performance and health, appropriate nutrition for athletes, and more.
Guest: Brad Davidson
Brad Davidson, Co-Founder, Author, & Performance Specialist at Stark, in Irvine, CA is a highly respected nutrition and fitness expert, a world renowned strength coach, and an international speaker on the topic of metabolism and performance enhancement. Brad grew up in McMinnville, a small town in Oregon and moved to California in 1998 to pursue his passion for health and fitness. He opened his first Southern California gym out of his garage in 2002 and today Stark has grown into a leading authority in helping high-achieving CEO’s, professional athletes, tactical athletes and highly driven individuals to offset and optimize their insatiable need to push themselves beyond physical limits. Brad is currently highly sought after as a speaker for organizations like Vistage International (serving more than 17,000 CEO’s around the world). He has trained with some of the world’s leading experts on such topics as stress resiliency, cellular physiology, performance nutrition, recovery methodology, behavioral sciences, brain optimization, and hormonal regulation leading to Stark’s cutting edge protocols. Brad has been featured on Dr Daniel Amen’s PBS special and bestselling book The Amen Solution as the programs fitness coach, and wrote the workouts for Tana Amen’s bestselling book The Omni Diet. Brad has consulted for over 200 CEO’s, athletes from 28 professional teams, 9 athletes from the Crossfit Games (Including the top 3 fittest women at the 2013 Games), and tactical members from SWAT, SEB, Navy Seals, PJ’s, the Police, and the Sheriff’s Department. His first book The Stark Naked 21 Day Metabolic Reset was released recently with Harper Collins Publishing.
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