Nourish Balance Thrive
About This Show
The Nourish Balance Thrive podcast is designed to help you perform better. Christopher Kelly, your host, is co-founder of Nourish Balance Thrive, an online clinic using advanced biochemical testing to optimize performance in athletes. On the podcast, Chris interviews leading minds in medicine, nutrition and health, as well as world-class athletes and members of the NBT team, to give you up-to-date information on the lifestyle changes and personalized techniques being used to make people go faster – from weekend warriors to Olympians and world champions.
Most Recent Episode
Nick Runs America: 5,400 Km in 100 Days
6 days ago
Nick J. Ashill is a British Professor of Marketing at the American University of Sharjah. Nick is a former international hockey player now turned ultra endurance athlete, having competed in the Marathon des Sables, London to Brighton and the Comrades in South Africa.
At the time of writing, Nick is running 5,400 km across Transcontinental America from west to east and in doing so raise awareness and funds for the Pulmonary Fibrosis Trust.
You could listen to this podcast to find out about how Nick transitioned from a high-carb to high-fat diet to quicken recovery and reduce inflammation. Nick also talks about his training, hydration and supplementation strategy.
Follow Nick on his adventure over at www.nickrunsamerica.com
Here’s the outline of this interview with Nick Ashill:
[00:00:49] Rugby: New Zealand vs Wales.
[00:01:03] Pulmonary Fibrosis Trust.
[00:02:32] Marathon des Sables.
[00:03:51] London 2 Brighton Challenge.
[00:04:02] Comrades Marathon.
[00:05:29] Transitioning from a high-carb to a high-fat diet.
[00:07:24] Weight loss on keto.
[00:08:04] Improved recovery.
[00:08:59] The training plan.
[00:10:32] 350 km per week!
[00:11:22] The record is 43 days.
[00:12:30] 50 km per day during the trans-America attempt.
[00:13:35] What might go wrong?
[00:14:30] Physical security on Route 66.
[00:16:17] Hydration plan.
[00:17:52] The dangers of overhydration. See my podcast with Prof. Tim Noakes.
[00:18:43] Coconut oil, avoc