Cian Lanigan on Smart Feedback Loops, Nootropic Recovery Shakes and Graded Training for Performance (#10)

Cian Lanigan is a strength and conditioning coach and owner of Enhanced Performance, Vancouver, Canada.

Whether you’re a coach or looking to be smarter about structuring your training, my conversation with Cian is going to jumpstart your mind. We dive into the idea of creating feedback loops for improved learning, Cian’s homemade nootropic recovery shake for body and brain, and the unique grading system he uses at Enhanced Performance to monitor and progress training for the members.

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Show Notes

✔️00.00-00.21
CBD Mountain

✔️00.21-04.30
Introduction and how Cian managed to remodel his whole gym business in 48 hours due to Covid

✔️04.30-06.44
Cian’s thoughts on why he wanted Enhanced Performance to go online before Covid

✔️06.45-09.58
Why the S&C industry requires an online presence as much as an interpersonal one

✔️10.00-12.33
Elements of EP’s online programming that were reflective of the in-house model
Team Buildr App

✔️12.35-15.45
The surprisingly positive points of shifting business online

✔️15.45-26.00
Explaining the unique level system of training at Enhanced Performance

✔️26.00-30.37
Cian’s approach to utilising the olympic lifts with is members

✔️30.57-37.25
Adapting the gym’s model for training at home with limited equipment
Coach Carmen Bott Isometric Program

✔️37.27-45.20
The attachment in western culture towards exhaustion and working out to failure, and why that doesn’t serve bodies long term.

✔️45.20-48.00
Cian’s sporting and high performance background

✔️48.01-50.58
The path Cian took to becoming an S&C coach

✔️51.00-56.51
Why Cian is fed up and annoyed with the Fitness realm and how he has structured the EP business model to avoid the common pitfalls seen so often

✔️56.55-58.52
Out of Frequency, Intensity, Time and Type, which is the most important factor to get results

✔️58.53-1.05.18
The EP approach to recovery methods and principles, derived from Cian breaking his back
Wim Hof

✔️1.05.20-1.11.51
Cian’s special nootropic mix
Onnit
Cian’s post breaking down the ingredients
Creatine
ATP
Lion’s Mane

✔️1.12.42-1.18.57
The journey of learning new tricks, feedback loops and Cian’s formula for learning and skill acquisition

✔️1.19.00-Finish
Enhanced Performance Website
Instagram
Coach Cian Instagram

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