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Marco Nunez on SportsEprenuer AthMindset Podcast Series

AthMindset | Former LA Lakers Strength and Conditioning Coach Marco Nunez

Recovery begins when there are four zeros on the clock.

In this AthMindset episode, Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW, CSW, shares space with former Los Angeles Lakers strength and conditioning coach, Marco Nunez.

Marco as he describes himself on LinkedIn:

Performance Athletic Trainer ⛹️‍♂️ | Sports Medicine Specialist ⚕️| Sports Rehab Therapist 💪| Sports Scientist 🧬| MS FMS SFMA FCS | Over 20 years of experience working in professional sports.

Experienced Head Athletic Trainer with a demonstrated history of working in the sports industry. Skilled in Sports Management, Injury Prevention, Athletic Training, Football, and Athletics. Strong community and social services professional with a Bachelor of Science (BS) focused in Kinesiology and Exercise Science from California State Polytechnic University-Pomona.

In this episode, Marco and Lisa discuss:

  • What is strength and conditioning
  • Recovery begins when there are four zeros on the clock
  • Replenish what you lost
  • Los Angeles Lakers
  • Connecting mental health and physical health
  • Kobe Bryant – who do you want to be with in the trenches
  • Just keep shooting
  • Obstacle is the Way by Ryan Holiday
  • Iterating
  • What can you control
  • Mental Health Trainers in professional sports
  • The different types of mental health trainers and sports psychologists
  • Turn losses into lessons

This is the AthMindset Podcast Series on SportsEpreneur. And it’s all about mental health in sports.

From Lisa:

I’m Lisa Bonta Sumii and this is the AthMindset Podcast Series on SportsEpreneur. 

This podcast series is a space for conversations with athletes, coaches, practitioners, and stakeholders in sports. And it’s where those individuals share their perspectives, experiences, and thoughts on mental health in sports. 

Eric Kasimov of SportsEpreneur is generously hosting the AthMindset Podcast Series on his platform as he deeply believes that these conversations are essential and deserve to be prioritized.

This is the AthMindset Podcast Series on SportsEpreneur. SportsEpreneur — the content platform where sports, entrepreneurship, and mental health collide!

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