In this episode, join Nicole Aucoin as she engages in a conversation with Dr. Tom McCoy, an advocate for CrossFit Health and a proponent of shifting the healthcare approach from reactive to preventive. Dr. McCoy, a former ER physician, shares his insightful journey and frustrations within the conventional medical system, emphasizing the necessity of adopting a proactive mindset. The discussion explores the seamless integration of wellness practices with CrossFit, advocating for the inclusion of lifestyle changes in healthcare strategies. Dr. McCoy delves into the realm of wearables, particularly the WHOOP tracker, providing valuable insights on interpreting metrics without succumbing to their influence on behavior. The episode also unravels the “3-2-1 rule” designed to enhance sleep quality by addressing caffeine, alcohol, food, and light exposure. Dr. McCoy emphasizes the pivotal role of CrossFit in overall health, dispelling safety myths associated with the fitness regimen. The conversation extends to the significance of strength training in aging and promoting longevity. Dr. McCoy’s strong advocacy for CrossFit Health and the upcoming CrossFit Medical Society underlines the critical need for collaboration to establish a more effective and sustainable healthcare model.
What You’ll Learn:
Transition to Preventive Care in Healthcare
3-2-1 Rule for Improved Sleep
Utilization and Interpretation of Wearable Metrics
Heart Rate Variability (HRV) as a Measure of Autonomic Balance
Advocacy for CrossFit Health and CrossFit Medical Society
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