Greenletes Podcast

Pro Surfer Taylor Knox On Nutrition For Surfers & Why He Invested In A Plant-Based Start-Up

June 29, 2021 Natalie Rizzo, MS, RD Season 1 Episode 21
Greenletes Podcast
Pro Surfer Taylor Knox On Nutrition For Surfers & Why He Invested In A Plant-Based Start-Up
Show Notes

Taylor Knox is a hall of fame professional surfer who has had one of the longest and most noteworthy careers on the ASP World Tour. Now 50, Knox remains a high performance athlete who credits his sustained health and stamina to a largely plant-based lifestyle. Taylor is co-founder of Arc Method age reverse conditioning, as well as an investor in Mikuna Foods. 

In this episode, Natalie and Taylor discuss:

  • Taylor suffered a serious back injury at 15. He discusses the role of fitness and nutrition in his road to recovery.
  • When Taylor decided to go plant-based
  • Nutrition considerations for surfing. How is it similar and different from other endurance sports? 
  • Taylor's role with Mikuna Foods, the first company to bring superbean Chocho to the US market. What is Chocho and why he thinks it’s worth investing in
  • Taylor's online program called Arc, or age reverse conditioning. Is it really possible to reverse the effects of aging through conditioning? 

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