Podcasts

Episode 004: Q&A from Bermuda featuring Eirinn Dougherty

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In episode four of “The Pillars of Health” we take a timeout from covering the pillars of health to let you get to know your host a little better. Eirinn Dougherty assumes hosting duties for this specially recorded episode from Bermuda in which Jonathan discusses growing up in Ireland, transitioning to life in the USA, life lessons learned through collegiate soccer as well as whom he looks up to the most. On a lighter note, favorite chick flicks and Netflix series are also discussed. Hope you guys enjoy!

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Ely’s harbor in Bermuda
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Podcasts

Episode 003: Nutrition – Part 1 with Eirinn Dougherty

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In episode three of “The Pillars of Health” Jonathan talks with Eirinn Dougherty about nutrition. There is some really great take aways in this podcast from Eirinn including how to set manageable nutrition goals, what is healthy eating and what exactly is “healthy” food? In relation to taking ownership of your own nutritional habits we discuss meal planning and how to go about it, eating for health and eating for fat loss as well as discussing nutrient dense foods. Other topics that popped up were discussing whether macros are a viable option regards tracking your food intake, food sensitivities, different diets doing the rounds in the media and last of all how to achieve sustainability with your nutrition based goals. You may also find out what my favorite guilty pleasure movie is?!

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Conditioning, Fat Loss

Why You Need to Incorporate Complexes

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Summer is still hanging around, barely. If you want to maximize your time outside complexes can be a great way to get your lift in with minimum time spent indoors. Earlier this summer I wanted to get more efficient in the weight room seeing as I was in season for gaelic football. I had a heavy game and conditioning schedule so based on time restrictions I incorporated more complexes. Fast forward to August and we were crowned Champions of Boston, because of these complexes! I joke, but complexes can be a great intermission in your training for the following reasons. Continue reading

Nutrition, Video Library

How To: Green Power Smoothie

Following on from Eirinn’s “Eat Well, Live Well” monthly newsletter, we have added a video library of quick and easy recipe’s for shakes, snacks and treats etc that Eirinn uses regularly. Look for more video’s under the tab “Eirinn’s Food Solutions” on coachjoncarroll.com

Recipe:

– 1 cup of greens
– 1 banana
– 1/4 cup of sliced cucumber
– 1/4 cup of blueberries
– 1 1/2 cup of coconut milk
– 1 teaspoon of spirulina
– 1 tablespoon of chia seeds

Blend & Enjoy!