Nothing’s more exciting than being in the stadium at an NFL game. But what’s it like to be playing on the field? With all those eyes watching you and all those players ready to knock you down.
Today, at the start of Season 3 of The Lone Star Plate Podcast, we find out as I talk to American footballer Sam Acho.
Sam tells me what it was like to play in the NFL, the diet he follows as an athlete, and why he chose to be on The Players Association Board.
He also explains why he wrote his new book ‘Let The World See You’, and how he found writing worked as a form of therapy for him…
“Writing for me was therapy. So what you see on those pages is an overflow of my heart.” – Sam Acho
02:02 – Who Sam Acho is and what we’ll be talking about today.
10:40 – The book that changed Sam’s life.
14:59 – What it feels like to get hit in the NFL.
18:12 – Why Sam joined The Players Association and the work he does with them.
22:05 – Why he decided to write a book.
30:05 – How long it took him to write a book.
30:55 – How writing was as a form of therapy for Sam.
33:23 – The diet Sam follows as a professional athlete.
40:05 – Vegan athletes and how you can get ripped without meat.
42:04 – What’s in store for the NFL during 2021.
Let The World See You: How to be Real in a World Full of Fakes by Sam Acho
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The Meaning Of Marriage by Timothy Keller and Kathy Keller
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