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Podcast: Dermott Brereton in Conversation with Michael Italiano

The Conversations That Could for R U OK?

Join Dermott Brereton and our guest tonight Michael Italiano. This program and R U OK? are proudly supported by Dare Iced Coffee. When your mate bottles it up. . .a Dare fix won’t fix it. . .but a conversation could. Ask R U OK? Michael is the founder of MI Coaching and is a performance coach

48 mins

What Should I Eat After My Workout?

By Becs Sandwith

Our last article covered what to eat to fuel your workout — so now we’re going to look at what happens after your workout. Post-workout is just as important for maximising the effects of your training and improving recovery. There are three main points we want to think about

3 min read

Debugging the Female Myth: Lifting Weights Will Make You Bulky

By Michael Italiano

We’ve become increasingly knowledgeable about training and nutrition over the last couple of decades. We no longer avoid carbs after 6 pm for fear of getting fat. We also don’t avoid cardio as much, despite being told that it leads to muscle loss. And, most of all, we no longer

4 min read

What Should I Be Eating Before My Workout?

By Becs Sandwith

What you choose to eat in the window before you begin training makes a huge difference to your performance, how you feel during your workout, and your recovery between sessions. Fuelling efficiently for a training session is an underrated training tool, so we will dive into the what, why, and how!

3 min read

10 Best Ways To Burn Fat Effectively

By Michael Italiano

Regardless of whether you’re new to the fitness game or a seasoned veteran, shedding fat is most likely one of your top goals. And despite what many articles claim, there’s more to it than fad-diets, ‘magic’ powders and lots of cardio. With all the biochemical reactions, hormonal responses

4 min read

Grand Prix Radio – Backstage with Michael Italiano

Grand Prix Radio

Om in de koningsklasse van de autosport mee te kunnen komen moet je als coureur goed fit zijn. Daarom staat achter iedere Formule 1-coureur een trainer die hen helpt fit en op gewicht te blijven. Op het gebied van trainen is het door Covid-19 ook een apart jaar geweest.

8 mins

GQ Japan – Michael Italiano Interview

GQ Japan

F1 racing drivers have to run for two hours without rest in extreme stress. In addition to strong physical strength, mental strength is also required. They have a performance coach who trains their body and mind. The reporter interviewed Michael Italiano, performance coach of Australian F1 driver Daniel Ricciardo

6 mins

Parc Fermé – Michael Italiano interview

Parc Fermé

We caught up with Formula 1 Performance Coach, Michael Italiano, ahead of the 2021 season and the move to McLaren. It was great to learn more about Michael’s work, his relationship with Daniel Ricciardo and his own online training platform.

12 mins

The ABJ: 10 Lifestyle Factors Affecting Your Health

The Australian Business Journal

There is no one formula for a balanced life. There are many individual factors that contribute to our lifestyles which, in turn, affect our training. Being aware of what’s working with, and against you, is the first step to building a healthy, sustainable lifestyle. Having risen to the forefront

6 mins

Podcast: Michael Italiano on being an Aussie F1 performance coach

The Aus F1 Show

Michael Italiano – On being an Aussie F1 Performance Coach. Join James & Tommy as they chat with Aussie F1 Performance Coach, Michael Italiano!

66 mins

Podcast: How to achieve your highest potential with Michael Italiano

Muse with Kevin Fernandes

Michael Italiano, performance coach to formula 1 driver Daniel Ricciardo talks about his journey from a civil instruction engineer to personal trainer and entrepreneur of an online coaching business. The conversation includes his tips and tricks about following his passion, what it takes to make it work

44 mins

Podcast: Sector 1 – Are F1 Drivers Athletes?

Sector 1 Podcast

We are so excited to introduce our first guest on the podcast, F1 Performance Coach Michael Italiano! We had a really interesting conversation about the physical and mental demands of Formula 1, Michael’s personal fitness journey and how much COVID has impacted his training schedule with Daniel Ricciardo.

59 mins

Podcast: Cut to the race

Cut To The Race F1 Podcast

On the ‘Cut to the Race’ podcast this week, Oli, Matt, Callum and Emma are joined by personal trainer and performance coach Michael Italiano. Michael is best known for working with McLaren’s Daniel Ricciardo, and opens up about how he became interested in becoming a performance coach.

50 mins

8 Ways To Get The Best Out Of Your Home Training

By Michael Italiano

Homebased training found its way into the spotlight in 2020, though it has never been limited to a pandemic-specific option. The rapid rise of home training is unsurprising, given its convenience and effectiveness and, of course, the current global circumstances. Suppose you’re new to the training from home lifestyle, welcome.

4 min read

9 Proven Ways To Build Your Leadership Skills

By Michael Italiano

Leadership is among the most prized individual and organisational assets. Being a leader – a true leader – is a conscious choice, and we all have the ability to develop the skills and traits required to rise to the challenge. From high school group projects to corporate hierarchies, leadership emerges in different

4 min read

Making the men behind the machines: We reveal the physical preparation it takes to race in Formula One

Herald Sun

They drive some of the most hi-tech machinery on the planet. But Formula One drivers themselves have to be perfectly tuned to withstand insane G-forces and searing cockpit temperatures while maintaining the concentration required to make split-second, life and death decisions.

7 min read

Training around lower back pain

By Todd Lonie

So you’ve made a choice to step up your exercise game, kitted out in your freshest activewear and made your way into your local gym. Session 1 done. Feeling great. The day after, feeling a bit sore… But that’s ok. You’re sticking to your new regime

2 min read

The move to McLaren ahead of the 2021 season

Parc Ferme

We caught up with Formula 1 Performance Coach, Michael Italiano, ahead of the 2021 season and the move to McLaren. It was great to learn more about Michael’s work, his relationship with Daniel Ricciardo and his own online training platform.

5 min read

The role of Protein and why it’s so important

By Becs Sandwith

In our last article, we touched on what protein is and where you can find protein. Today we will dive a little deeper into the topic and see just how important it is. WHAT IS PROTEIN? Protein is a crucial component of our diets. Proteins are the main building blocks

4 min read

How to develop a bulletproof mind like a pro athlete

By Michael Italiano

Many of us wonder what catapults professional athletes and Navy SEALS into a league of their own. The answer: mental toughness. It’s easy to be enthusiastic when things are going well, but holding steady and staying positive in times of competition, crisis and adversity is a trained mindset.

5 min read

Daniel Ricciardo’s Performance Coach Warns Additional Races Will Push F1 Drivers To The Limit

formula1news.co.uk

Formula One is set to hold 23 grand prix across four continents next season, following the addition of a race at Zandvoort and a street race in the Saudi city of Jeddah. Concerns have already been raised about mechanics and other members of staff being overworked and having to go weeks

4 min read

Good mood food

By Joe Hill

Given we’ve just gone into another lockdown here in the UK, I wanted to talk about the importance of your mental health and mood. Especially in these crazy times, it’s so important to talk about how we are feeling and doing mentally.

3 min read

Michael Italiano’s 5 Points of Fitness Wisdom to Prepare You For 2021

thriveglobal.com

Spending the last 3 years on the Formula One circuit as the Performance Coach for F1 driver Daniel Ricciardo, Aussie-born Michael Italiano is now using his health and fitness experience to take his coaching skills from motorsport racing to personalised fitness coaching. Having worked with clients across the globe

5 min read

Ice vs Heat: Post-Injury Recovery

By Todd Lonie

I often get asked – Should I use heat or ice after an injury? How long for? Why? Both cryotherapy (cold) and thermotherapy (hot) are useful in facilitating a speedy return to your sporting activity. But when is it best to use either?

3 min read

Take a load off – 7 best ways to manage stress

By Michael Italiano

Stress is an inevitable factor in our modern lifestyles. The problem is, relentless or repeated exposure to stress can cause severe wear and tear on our bodies and minds. When our stress response systems are activated continuously, our cortisol levels stay elevated for longer than necessary.

6 min read

The ultimate blueprint for quality sleep, every night!

By Michael Italiano

Sleep is essential to improving wellbeing. Its influence extends far beyond just our energy levels. Sleep contributes to better memory, concentration and productivity. It acts as an immunity booster and helps prevent multiple health risks. Logging 7-9 hours of sleep per night is just as crucial to our health

5 min read

Micronutrients

By Becs Sandwith

In our last blog, we spoke about Macronutrients; what they are, and why they are essential in our diet. In this blog, we discuss Micronutrients and the differences to Macronutrients. Micronutrients include vitamins and minerals, which are essential for the body;

3 min read

Macronutrients and Micronutrients – What’s the difference?

By Becs Sandwith

There are three main macronutrients: carbohydrates, proteins and fats. The reason they are called ‘macronutrients’ is that they are needed in larger amounts. All three macronutrients are as essential as each other and come with multiple functions. Carbohydrates are our primary fuel source, consisting of sugars, starches and dietary fibre.

5 min read

3 Powerful Yoga breathing techniques to transform your performance and calm your mind

By Cody Cianfagna

One aspect of Yoga that sets it apart from many other exercises is the importance and focus on the breath (commonly referenced in Yoga as Pranayama, meaning breath control). The power of the breath is ever-present, and in many competitive activities,

5 min read

The Top 10 Fitness Coaches To Watch in 2021

michellewhitingsocial.medium.com

In these extraordinary times of uncertainty, anxiety and stress, taking care of your physical and mental well-being is more important than ever. Fitness is an integral part of living a healthy lifestyle, allowing you to become physically stronger and strengthen your mental resilience.

6 min read

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