My healthy: Daniel Macpherson

The coffee that gets him out of bed in the morning and his secret weapon for muscle soreness

Daniel Macpherson is a six-time Ironman finisher and avid marathoner. The powerhouse Sydney native and current Los Angeles resident parlayed his athletic success into an on-screen career both as a TV personality (hosting a variety of US TV imports in Australia, from The X Factor to Dancing with the Stars) and actor (most recently starring in the Cinemax seriesStrike Back: Retribution plus an appearance in the highly-anticipatedA Wrinkle In Time co-starring Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon). For Furthermore, MacPherson revealed the wellness essentials he can’t do without.

bang and olufsen’s beoplay h8i noise canceling headphones

“I’m a big music guy because I travel and work out so much, so a good pair of noise cancelling headphones is a life changer. At the moment, I’m using Bang and Olufsen’s H8i headphones.”
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newton men’s gravity 7 shoe

“I do all my fast running in a Newton Gravity Shoe. They have lugs at the front and can put you up on your toes. I find that they help my stride and I can do some good high-intensity running in those.”
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kicking horse coffee’s kick ass blend

“I am a coffee aficionado and I wouldn’t survive my life without it. My favorite is this blend. It gets me out of bed every day and I’m obsessed with it.”
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penfolds bin 407 cabernet sauvignon

“I love red wine because life is meant to be lived in a balance. I’m a big fan of Australian Cabernet Sauvignon. It’s a full-bodied wine, and this is a great one you can get here in the US. If you’re gonna have wine, go all out. It’s dark, flavorful, and rich and goes great with a steak.”
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bioceuticals ultra muscleze

“It’s my little secret weapon that I take with me everywhere I go. It works muscle recovery and [reduces] soreness and keeps my immune system top shelf as well.”
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the ocean

“The ocean is in my DNA. Not much makes me happier than the ocean itself. Whether it’s swimming, body surfing, stand-up paddling, or even sticking my feet in the water while I’m running in the sand, it’s important for me at a cellular, soulful, happiness level.”

the rich roll podcast

“I always need a good podcast on hand, just because you never want to stop learning and they’re a great source of inspiration. Rich is a good buddy and a great training partner, and he’s always got some really interesting guests in the world of training, nutrition, and wellness. I think he has a great podcast.”
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