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How You Can Be Supportive of a Competitor in Prep | PD Podcast Ep.55

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Today's episode is all about supporting your people. Sue and Alex have both competed and have had to play that supportive role for each other. Communication, reflection, and transparency are key during prep, both for the competitor and for their support. Join them as they dive into what they have learned through multiple competitions and how they navigate supporting their spouse through prep.

As always, it is our goal not only to supply you, the listener, with valuable insights on the topics or questions but also to plant some seeds for further research and thought. Without further ado, let's get into today's episode.


(0:00) Intro

(1:49) Lessons we've learned through multiple competition preps

(13:05) Tips for being able to better communicate going into & during a prep

(28:15) Things we have done to navigate the uncertainty throughout this prep

(31:49) Additional things you can do to be supportive of someone in prep

(37:40) Navigating dinners, date nights, friend gatherings, etc. during prep

(45:11) How to handle changes in sex drive during a prep

(48:17) Wrap-up

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