Episode 233: Greg Potter - Nutrition, stress, and sleep

This episodes guest sees the return of Greg Potter.

Greg was previously on episode 210.

Greg has a PhD in nutrition, circadian rhythms, sleep, and metabolism, and he is cofounder and Chief Science Officer of Resilient Nutrition, whose products we discuss in the show. He also works as a health and performance consultant and is a regular speaker at international health summits.

Highlights of Greg’s career include working with the US Naval Special Warfare, coaching a sprinter to four gold medals at the European Championships, helping two men break the World Record while rowing the Atlantic, and having his research featured in dozens of international news outlets, including the BBC.​

Greg also likes science, mountains, diving, sunshine, techno, and fish pie!

On this episode Greg and I discuss:

  • Greg's work with Resilient Nutrition
  • Why Greg got involved in the supplement production industry
  • The nutritional products that Resilient produce and offer
  • The ergogenic benefits of Ashwagandha
  • Stress and anxiety effects on sleep 


This was an outstanding episode and I hope you all enjoy it as much as we did!

Stay Strong,



Show Notes:

Website - resilientnutrition.com

Website - gregpotterphd.com


Podcasts Mentioned:

Joe Rogan Experience #1244 - Colin O'Brady

The Happiness Lab


Research and Articles Mentioned:

Effects of an Aqueous Extract of Withania somnifera on Strength Training Adaptations and Recovery: The STAR Trial

Effects of the COVID-19 lockdown on human sleep and rest-activity rhythms

Sleep in university students prior to and during COVID-19 Stay- at Home orders


Books Mentioned:

Thinking Fast and Slow


Why Evolution Is True

Crossing the Chasm, 3rd Edition

Adventures of a Young Naturalist


People and Resources Mentioned:

Daniel Kahneman

Tim N. Ziegenfuss


Joe Rogan

Colin O'Brady


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