Optimising your performance with Nike Master Trainer Joe Holder

In Episode 52 I sat down with Joe Holder, founder of Ocho System, who is an absolute wealth of knowledge when it comes to exercise optimisation and “levelling up” so you can adopt a mindset that allows you to achieve the the performance and physique goals you desire.

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Strap yourself in…this one is damn interesting!

In our conversation we spoke about:

  • Joe’s days growing up in New Jersey & his time at University in Pennsylvania as a college footballer
  • The impact his family, in particular his parents, had on his beliefs & values
  • His passion for sport
  • How getting injured changed his perspective on healing & performance and ultimately helped him develop his love for health
  • The Ocho System and what his philosophies are on training and mindset
  • His thoughts around exercise induced inflammation & recovery including ice baths, infra red saunas, massage etc
  • Being a Nike master trainer
  • Training Victoria’s Secret models
  • His transition to a plant based diet
  • His typical day of eating and thoughts on supplementation
  • Types of exercise he recommends for other people looking to get active
  • Establishing a positive mindset and being motivated to train
  • and so much more


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