Welcome back Darkside. This week I am talking with Nick Shaw of Renaissance Periodization about all things nutrition.
What is the biggest diet mistake?
Should I eat carbs?
When should I eat carbs?
How much protein do I need?
Nick is the Founder and CEO of Renaissance Periodization, a training and diet services company for world class athletes. Nick is also a competitive powerlifter and bodybuilder and has had the opportunity to work with numerous national level physique athletes as well as world class strength athletes. Nick holds a B.A. from the University of Michigan in Sport Management. Nick currently resides in Manhattan with his wife and two kids.
As part of his staff, Renaissance Periodization has 4 PhD’s in the fields of Sport Physiology, Sport Performance, Sports Nutrition and even Cellular/Molecular Biology with an emphasis in Nutritional Physiology. Their combined knowledge is unrivaled in the industry, combining the academic credentials with world class athletes as the foundation of their company. Renaissance has worked with several all-time world record holders in raw powerlifting as well as numerous other Elite lifters in geared and raw lifting. They also work with professional strongman competitors, national level physique (bodybuilding, physique, bikini and figure) athletes and some of the top male and female CrossFit athletes in the entire world.