Starting off 2018 with a BANG!
In today’s episode, we talk with Dr. Corey Peacock and Chris Algieri about how they approach fight camp preparation. These two guys have a unique combination of education and experience that will help you design more effective training during your fight camps. If you are interested in learning how top athletes prepare for competition, then you’ll definitely want to listen to today’s podcast.
In this episode we discuss:
- Communication between coaches
- Determining the focus of each training camp
- Utilizing technology to increase performance and recovery
- Common nutrition mistakes
- 2 supplements that every fighter should take
- Organizing training in and out of camp
- Upcoming research related to combat sports
- and more!
Chris Algieri, the Former World Boxing Organization (WBO) Jr. Welterweight Boxing Champion, ISKA World Welterweight Kickboxing Champion and WKA World Super Welterweight World Kickboxing Champion, with over 13 years professional fight experience. Been featured on HBO PPV, HBO Boxing After Dark, NBC Primetime, Showtime EXTREME, PBC on Spike, ESPN Friday Night Fights, and NBC Sports.
Outside the ring, Chris graduated from Stony Brook University with honors in May 2007 with a Bachelors of Science in Health Care Management and then went on to receive his Master’s degree from the New York Institute of Technology. He is certified as a Sports Nutritionist (CISSN) through the International Society of Sport Nutrition (ISSN). He often speaks at Sports Performance conferences, seminars and summits on various topics of Human Performance and Nutrition.
Chris was recently hired by Stony Brook University as the Head Performance Nutrition Coach. He has the opportunity to work with nearly 500 Division I athletes from 16 different sport teams. Chris’ interest and passion for nutrition and sport is evident in his dealings with the athletes on a daily basis through the grueling schedules of Division I Student Athletes.
Website –> ChrisAlgieri.com
Dr. Corey Peacock is currently serving a dual role as the Head Exercise Physiologist and Performance Coach for many MMA fighters and Boxers in South Florida. In this role, he is responsible for contributing physiological evaluations, strength & conditioning, and injury prevention methodologies. His experience as both a Strength Coach and Sports Performance Researcher have allowed him to implement state of the art injury prevention technology and coaching techniques within the team. A former collegiate football player and coach, Corey graduated from Kent State University with a Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology, focusing his application on human performance. He works closely with many Strength & Conditioning professionals from the NFL, NHL, MMA and NCAAF and is regarded as one of the top Performance Coaches and Sports Scientists in South Florida. Along with coaching, Dr. Peacock also works as a professor in the Department of Health and Human Performance at Nova Southeastern University. As a researcher, he has contributed multiple peer-reviewed publications integrating the fields of exercise physiology, athletic performance, and supplementation.
Website –> peacockperformance.com