What an episode. This week I got to talk all things nutrition for athletes (and really all of us) with Melissa Boufounos. She is a passionate obstacle course racer herself and has created a business helping other races fuel effectively with real food and create faster results on the course.
But as I have said with all of my interviews with ninjas and athletes – keep listening – even if you never want to race or do any of the crazy things we do. This episode in particular is a big one to gain nutrition knowledge that is important for all of us.
Melissa and I talk about:
- Carbs (myth busting)
- Creating a solid foundation
- Protein Needs/Sources
- So Much More
BIO: Melissa Boufounos is a Certified Holistic Nutritionist and Precision Nutrition Level 1 Coach who helps OCR athletes recover faster and perform better so they can improve their race times. By providing nutritional counselling to athletes, Melissa is able to share knowledge and personal experience with her clients and works with them to find real solutions to the roadblocks that are hindering their performance and appearance goals. She has competed in over 30 races, including the 2016 OCR World Championships, a 3rd place age group podium finish at Savage Race Ohio 2018, a 6th place elite and 1st place age category finish at DeadEnd Race Subzero 2018, an 8th place age category finish at Spartan Beast New Jersey 2018, a top 10 elite finish at Prison Break Toronto 2015, and a top 5 age category finish at Spartan Sprint Ottawa 2014. She has also completed two Spartan Trifectas (2014, 2015).
Macro Guide Download – https://melissaboufounos.clickfunnels.com/ocr-macro-guide-free
Sports Nutrition E-Book – https://melissaboufounos.clickfunnels.com/sports-nutrition-ocr-athletes
Check out our sponsor – Heat and Go Bars
If you would enjoy the blog straight into your inbox every Tuesday as well as Friday Fun emails – sign up for the FREE newsletter.