Enduring The Badge
Enduring The Badge
Nov 10, 2021
Creating An Environment For Optimal Performance- Maureen Stoecklein
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If you want to retire as healthy as you were when you first step into your job, listen to this episode with Firefighter/Paramedic and Registered Dietitian Maureen Stoecklein. Maureen will teach us the things to avoid to improve our overall health, how to prepare on-the-go healthy meals and snacks, and how to achieve good eating habits. Her expertise in nutrition with a background in working with athletes (New York Mets) and first responders will speak for itself.


In this episode, we discuss:

  1. The difference between a tactical athlete and a firefighter;
  2. Why do most first responders reach for quick satisfaction thru caffeine or sugar;
  3. How to remain or be consistent in good eating habits;
  4.  How does feeding your body or fueling your body help you sleep;
  5. Vitamins or real food?;
  6. Some food causes inflammation in our bodies;
  7. What are the things that we constantly do that destroys our gut health; and
  8. What are the things could first responders change immediately to improve their health

Cookbooks mentioned:
Megan Lautz's Cookbook 


About Maureen Stoecklein

Firefighter/Paramedic and Registered Dietitian

Maureen has served as a registered dietitian for over 25 years and a full-time firefighter/paramedic for 21 years. While serving as a firefighter in Canton Township MI, she is a consulting performance dietitian at Barwis Methods Training Facility, Mercy Elite Sports Performance Center, and served three seasons as Team Dietitian for the New York Mets baseball organization. An accomplished athlete, Maureen understands the importance of solid nutrition for optimum performance. She was selected as one of four women in the United States to represent Brawny Paper towels Strength Has No Gender Campaign and was featured in Crain’s Business Magazine. Maureen’s passion for nutrition and fitness and the many athletes, coaches, mentors and colleagues she has met along the way inspire her to share her love of healthy food and insights to help other succeed!

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Host Information
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