Episode 49

Published on:

23rd May 2023

Boost Fitness Performance: Lessons From an Elite Military Dietician | Nick Barringer PhD

Nick Barringer is an expert on nutrition and performance for the tactical athlete. Nick Barringer currently serves as the Program Director for the Army-Baylor University Master’s Program in Nutrition. Barringer has a Doctorate degree in Kinesiology from Texas A&M University and received his undergraduate degree in dietetics from the University of Georgia. Barringer previously served as an assistant professor at the United States Military Academy at West Point and as the Regimental Nutritionist and as a member of the Ranger Athlete Warrior (RAW) program at the 75th Ranger Regiment. Nick has gone through physically demanding courses such as Ranger School, Survival Evasion Resistance Escape (SERE), Airborne, Air Assault as well as having deployed to both Iraq and Afghanistan.


In this episode we discuss:

  • What tactical athletes do to maximize their performance.
  • The best ways to design your macronutrients plan.
  • How much does hydration affect performance?
  • The supplements everyone should be taking.

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