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S2EP8: Amelia Boone

7/11/2018
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Amelia Boone started her racing career by winning 2nd place female (11th overall) in 2011’s World’s Toughest Mudder, her first ever obstacle race. Since then, she has become the most decorated obstacle racer of all time with over 50 podiums, all while working full-time as a corporate attorney. In 2016, Amelia suffered a debilitating femur fracture and subsequent sacral fracture that kept her from racing for over a year. Amelia talks to us about how she manages pain during competition and...

Duration:00:47:31

S2EP7: Dr. Alex Hutchinson

7/11/2018
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We can not get enough of Alex Hutchinson’s book, Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance (2018) this year. His book takes a detailed look into the science of endurance and covers heat, hydration, nutrition, and all the things that we love to think about! Alex takes us through many of the topics in his book and gives us some insight into how the brain may ultimately be the limiter on our ability to suffer, and how changing our perception of pain can expand...

Duration:01:07:22

S2EP6: Chris Bell

7/11/2018
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A conversation about pain would not be complete without acknowledging opioids and all of the drugs used to treat pain. Chris Bell is the award winning documentary filmmaker behind Prescription Thugs (2015) that explores the opioid crisis in America. His newest film, A Leaf of Faith (2018), covers all aspects of the controversial drug, Kratom, a plant-based supplement showing big promise in pain relief. Chris has first-hand experience with chronic pain and the all to common drug abuse that...

Duration:00:59:26

S2EP5: Sue Falsone

7/11/2018
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Sue Falsone is the first female head athletic trainer in any of the four major sports in the US, most recently with the LA Dodgers for 6 years. Functioning as both an athletic trainer and physical therapist to her athletes, she was able to develop a truly innovative and successful approach to treatment. She discusses her philosophy on pain and treatment, returning injured athletes to an elite level of sport, as well as being female in a male-dominated field. Sue joined us via Skype.

Duration:00:55:28

S2EP4: Laird Hamilton

7/11/2018
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You may know Laird Hamilton as a big wave surfer, innovator, actor, and writer. What you might not know, is that Laird suffered and surfed through extreme chronic pain from a hip injury (and various other injuries). Laird has an interesting perspective on pain and helps us understand how his philosophy on life, nutrition, and fitness all play into health and recovery. Laird joined us via Skype from his home.

Duration:01:09:19

S2EP3: Dr. Andrew Huberman

7/11/2018
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Dr. Andrew Huberman is a professor and researcher at Stanford University and is one of the foremost experts in neuroplasticity. He talks about the experience of pain, the brain's capacity to re-wire itself, and what he calls self-directed and adaptive plasticity. As we get into the specifics of his current work around fear and anxiety, he even gives us some fear reduction techniques. Andrew joined us via Skype from his lab at Stanford.

Duration:01:06:19

S2EP2: Dr. Stuart McGill

7/11/2018
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Dr. Stuart McGill is one of the biggest influences on the spine-first philosophy laid out in Becoming a Supple Leopard. He is a retired Professor Emeritus at the University of Waterloo, the writer of many influential books, and is an expert on back pain. Stu speaks with us about pain, the mechanisms, and his unique treatment methodology with clinical examples including his work with legendary powerlifter, Brian Carroll, the subject of his newest book, Gift of Injury (written with Carroll).

Duration:01:00:51

S2EP1: Georges St-Pierre

7/11/2018
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To dive right into the subject of pain, we knew we had to talk to the one and only Georges St-Pierre, UFC's 2017 Middleweight Champion of the World, and formerly 2x Welterweight Champion of the World. You can't talk about UFC without considering the role that pain plays in both training and competing. GSP talks frankly about how he experiences and deals with pain, both physical and mental, at the highest level of competitive sport. Georges joined us via Skype from Montreal, CA.

Duration:00:49:00

S2 Trailer: Introducing Season 2

7/11/2018
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Pain is a universal experience for every human and we wanted to understand more about how it works, the role of that the brain plays, and how we can shift our relationship with pain. We spoke with athletes, scientists, filmmakers, and writers to help conceptualize the very complex and subjective nature of pain. Check out Season 2 for chats with Georges St-Pierre, Chris Bell, Laird Hamilton, Amelia Boone, Sue Falsone, Stu McGill, Andrew Huberman, and Alex Hutchinson. Welcome to Season 2....

Duration:00:02:21

S1EP8: Dr. Cate Shanahan

1/16/2018
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Duration:00:56:11

S1EP7: John Berardi

1/16/2018
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Nutrition is a huge part of the conversation for us, both personally and professionally. We are constantly hearing about fad diets and calorie counting. Our basic philosophy is to EAT REAL FOOD. Even still, we are always exploring how nutrition affects our overall health and fitness -what we eat, when we eat, the quality of the ingredients, even the types of oils we use. We are excited about this conversation with John Berardi - he is a writer, coach, researcher, athlete, and the...

Duration:01:08:49

S1EP6: Rebecca Rusch

1/16/2018
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Rebecca Rusch has famously been dubbed "The Queen of Pain" and is one of the toughest athletes in the world. Her litany of accomplishments literally defies belief. She's a seven-time World Champion in multiple sports, four-time Leadville 100 MTB Champion, the first person to ride the entire length of the Ho Chi Minh Trail, and the list goes on. We asked Rebecca on to talk about fear. In thinking about raising kids, as well as training high-performance athletes, we've developed a...

Duration:01:02:04

S1EP5: Harry Marra

1/16/2018
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Coach Harry Marra is one of the world's foremost experts on developing well-rounded athletes. He is a legend in the world of track and field and cemented his reputation as one of the all-time greats at the 2016 Rio Olympics when he coached American Ashton Eaton to his second Olympic gold medal in the decathlon - securing back-to-back wins in London and Rio. But that was just part of the story in Rio, because he also coached Ashton Eaton's wife, Brianne Theissen-Eaton to an Olympic bronze...

Duration:00:54:11

S1EP4: Eric Cressey

1/16/2018
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Eric Cressey, the president and co-founder of Cressey Sports Performance, is a trainer famous for his extensive work with baseball players. Because he works with players from the youth level all the way up through the pro level, in a sport where specialization is a major issue, Eric has an incredible perspective on how we can all help our kids get the most out of the sport they love while avoiding the perils of overtraining. Check out more info on Eric!

Duration:00:58:35

S1EP3: Jeff and Mikki Martin

1/16/2018
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As parents who are fitness and health professionals, Kelly and Juliet are constantly having conversations with teachers, parents and coaches about how to set kids up for healthy lives. In this episode, we take a crack at understanding how to think about kids' fitness. Jeff and Mikki Martin are a husband and wife coaching duo with more than a decade of experience training kids to be great movers who are set up to be athletes for life. They are the founders of The Brand X Method with...

Duration:01:06:58

S1EP2: Dr. Jeremy Koenig

1/16/2018
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Dr. Jeremy Koenig is the Founder and CEO of Athletigen, a sports genetics company with a mission to educate and empower the community with their personal genetic information. This interview makes a great Part 2 to the last episode with Dr. Richard Lee. With Jeremy, we really get into his experience building a business and being on the front lines of bringing genetics research and science out into the world. Juliet and Kelly have had their DNA analyzed with Athletigen and we get into...

Duration:01:01:55

S1EP1: Dr. Richard Lee

1/16/2018
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Dr. Lee is a pioneer in using cutting-edge technology to provide preventative healthcare. In this conversation we cover the science of genetics, the current state of research, where it's helpful, where it's not helpful, what we all need to know, and what we all need to watch out for. Juliet and Kelly have both had their DNA analyzed and seen Dr. Lee as patients, so we are able to get into specific examples of what can be learned and acted on, and whether they found it useful.

Duration:00:51:10

S1 Trailer: Introducing The Ready State

1/15/2018
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We live in a world of extraordinary human physical achievement. More people today are fitter, stronger, faster, and pushing their physical limits than at any time in history. And yet, we are still often bewildered by many of the most fundamental questions relating to our physicality. What constitutes the peak of physical well-being and how do we get there? Should men and women train differently? How does physical fitness really affect our mental state? What should we eat? These are...

Duration:00:01:45