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Once a star center for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Randy Grimes has an incredible life story to share involving his struggles with addiction and how he is now bridging the gap between other professional athletes and their mental fitness.

Show Notes

– Randy discusses how he got involved and fell in love with the game of football: 2:43

– Randy walks the audience through his journey with addiction: 6:47

– Randy speaks on the “suffer in silence” mentality and the full-year effort of being a pro athlete: 14:06

– Randy shares the message he’d give to an aspiring athlete on the verge of professionalism: 19:02

– Randy discusses faith and how his faith played a part in his career: 28:40

– Randy expands on the effects of CTE and how we should be taking care of our brain: 33:28

– Randy discusses the need for professionals in mental health to be present and for it to be destigmatized for athletes: 37:18

– Randy defines mental fitness: 45:47

– Randy shares what a text to his younger self would look like: 50:33

– Randy discusses the need for consistency in a program in order to build a winning culture: 53:39

– Randy discusses his non-profit – Pro Athletes in Recovery: 1:01:16