“No matter what your ability is, effort is what ignites that ability and turns it into accomplishment.”
Dr Carol Dweck
Nick Shaw is the co-founder of Renaissance Periodization (RP), a multi-million-dollar health and fitness company that has improved the lives of hundreds of thousands of clients around the world. Through its leading programs, technologies, and team of PhDs on staff, RP gives its subscribers an easy to follow nutrition plan that fits neatly into your schedule so you can achieve your health / fitness goals.
Over the years, the RP team has sold hundreds of thousands of books to help people with their nutrition, training, and recovery, and to help create healthy habits. Nick has also personally coached numerous world-class athletes including CrossFit Games champions, international weightlifters, UFC fighters, Navy SEALs, and Olympians.
Last year, Forbes published a feature story that documented Nick’s journey and RP’s meteoric rise from a small business into an influential tech company with an industry-leading mobile app available on both Apple and Google.
However, tragedy struck in January 2020 when Nick’s wife, Lori Shaw, was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer. Lori is not just the mother to their two children, but also an instrumental part of the RP business.
Shortly after the diagnosis, the COVID pandemic swept the world, forcing the Shaw family to juggle homeschooling, chemotherapy treatments, and navigating the business landscape in the most uncertain time our generation has faced.
In November 2020, Nick published Fit for Success, a book that outlines the seven foundational habits for achievement to help anyone, irrespective of background, chart their path to success. It also delves into some of his favorite books, most valuable takeaways, and key lessons from his rollercoaster journey, to complement the insights gained from working closely with the most accomplished individuals on the planet.
In this episode, we’ll go through:
- The intense personal journey his family experienced in 2020
- How he built the most qualified nutrition team on the planet
- How to reclaim your mental power (and discard the victim mindset once and for all)
- The biggest nutrition mistakes people make; and
- What the top 1% of performers do differently.
Before we begin, remember that the right bit of inspiration can completely change the trajectory of someone’s life, so if there’s a friend or loved one who needs to hear this episode, share it with them right now.
Let’s WIN THE DAY with Nick Shaw!
🎞️ For the video interview, click here.
Resources / links mentioned:
📙 Fit for Success by Nick Shaw.
📝 Renaissance Periodization on Facebook.
📷 Renaissance Periodization on Instagram.
🧭 Nick Shaw on Instagram.
⚡ Renaissance Periodization website.
📚 The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson.
🎖️ Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin.
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