EPISODE 93: Chief RP Recipe Developer, RP Strength
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Episode 93 welcomes in Lori Shaw, the Chief RP Recipe Developer for Renaissance Periodization (RP Strength), a company with a mission of delivering the most effective, scientifically sound and reliable diet and training consultation to anyone who wants to use it to achieve results.
About Lori Shaw:
Lori Shaw left a corporate career and joined her husband Nick Shaw’s company, Renaissance Periodization, back in September of 2015, when the business was poised for growth. After helping with customer service, strategy, apparel, partnerships, etc. in those beginning years, Lori now focuses solely on writing healthy macro-transparent cookbooks, sold on the RP website
There are 6 RP cookbooks available and Lori is working on her 7th now, which will be the first traditionally published cookbook, aimed at bringing recipe macro awareness to the general population.
Episode 33 features Founder and CEO of RP Strength, Nick Shaw. I had a blast learning about Nick’s journey and how he realized at an early age through high school athletics the importance of consistency was to achieving tremendous improvements in his overall athletic performance. Loving training and performance along with some serendipity led Nick to meet his Co-Founder and it’s been a steady trajectory upward since. It didn’t come without hurdles or many years of patience and Nick shares some of the early days of RP Strength and how they were able to scale and achieve the success they’ve found today.
Nick is the Founder and CEO of Renaissance Periodization, a training and diet services company for world-class athletes. Nick is also a competitive powerlifter and bodybuilder and has had the opportunity to work with numerous national level physique athletes as well as world class strength athletes. Nick holds a B.A. from the University of Michigan in Sport Management. Nick currently resides in Charlotte, NC with his wife and two kids.
As part of our team of coaches, Renaissance Periodization has 20 PhD’s in the fields of Sport Physiology, Sport Performance, Sports Nutrition and even Cellular/Molecular Biology with an emphasis in Nutritional Physiology. The RP team also has 7 Registered Dietitians on staff. Their combined knowledge is unrivaled in the industry, combining the academic credentials with world class athletes as the foundation of their company. Renaissance has worked with several all-time world record holders in raw powerlifting, Olympians, international medalists in weightlifting, multiple American record holders in weightlifting, several National Champions in weightlifting, as well as a large number of CrossFit Games athletes (including individual men and women, teams, and Master’s athletes) not to mention tens of thousands of everyday men and women looking to get into better shape.