Our guest to the podcast today is Oliver Patrick, a Physiologist and leading expert in lifestyle management. He speaks widely on the application of wellbeing strategies and consults to businesses and individuals around the world.
Oliver was Head of Physiology at Nuffield Hospitals where he led the largest team of applied physiologists, wellbeing advisors and nutritionists in the UK. In 2009, he co-founded Viavi on London’s Harley St, to deliver the world’s most advanced health assessment and health evaluation service. Alongside advanced health assessments, he co-founded the first Lifestyle medicine gym in Oxford.
Oliver now runs a corporate wellbeing consultancy service and has founded an industry specific education platform to drive practical coaching skills in the broader undervalued areas of lifestyle particularly stress, sleep, toxicity and mindset.
Today, we discuss the 4 key things to change physically to reap the best biological benefits, the multifactorial approach to wellbeing – in terms of the physical, mental and emotional aspects and the opportunities the fitness industry needs to grasp quickly in order to better impact the lifestyles of its customers.
To learn more about Oliver Patrick, click here! https://www.oliverpatrick.com/
1:42 What is a physiologist?
8:42 What was the research found in Nuffield?
21:38 How much muscle do you actually need?
26:53 Everything you need to know about gut health
38:30 The difference in decision making when you’re tired
46:12 The importance of being well rested
55:00 Does exercise actually help mental health?
1:05:54 How does Oliver Patrick see the fitness industry? What is well being?
1:11:50 What is the fitness industry lacking?
1: 24:57 Why isn’t education a major component of the fitness industry?
1:27:40 How has Oliver Patrick’s view evolved over the last several years in regards to fitness?
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