RWF 28: Nutrition Talk With Brian St. Pierre pt. 1
My guest this week is nutrition expert,Brian St. Pierre.
Brian is a Registered Dietitian. He attended the University of Maine, where he earned his Master’s in Food Science and Human Nutrition. He is a Certified Sports Nutritionist (CISSN) as well as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).
Brian worked for three years at Cressey Sports Performance as the head Sports Nutritionist and as a Strength and Conditioning Coach, working with hundreds of athletes and recreational exercisers of all levels. During this time, he also authored the High Performance Handbook Nutrition Guide, Show and Go Nutrition Guide, Ultimate Hockey Nutrition, Ultimate Hockey Transformation Nutrition, and dozens of articles for publication.
Today, Brian is the Director of Performance Nutrition atPrecision Nutrition, working with a host of professional sports teams including the San Antonio Spurs, Cleveland Browns, and more.
Brian is a regular contributor to the Precision Nutrition blog, and has been featured in Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, Q Magazine, STACK and Testosterone Magazine.
Brian lives with his beautiful wife Anna and their two children, Kate and Will in Scarborough, Maine.
In part one of our conversation we discuss:
- From engineer to nutritionist
- His father was his early inspiration
- Interning with Eric Cressey
- Talking certifications
- the “PN” approach to food measuring
- Food Journeling, the double edged sword
- Talking supplements
- Pre, post and intra workout nutrition