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A master-class in personal and professional development, ultra-athlete, wellness evangelist and bestselling author Rich Roll delves deep with the world's brightest and most thought provoking thought leaders to educate, inspire and empower you to unleash your best, most authentic self. More at: https://richroll.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

A master-class in personal and professional development, ultra-athlete, wellness evangelist and bestselling author Rich Roll delves deep with the world's brightest and most thought provoking thought leaders to educate, inspire and empower you to unleash your best, most authentic self. More at: https://richroll.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Los Angeles, CA

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A master-class in personal and professional development, ultra-athlete, wellness evangelist and bestselling author Rich Roll delves deep with the world's brightest and most thought provoking thought leaders to educate, inspire and empower you to unleash your best, most authentic self. More at: https://richroll.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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@richroll

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English


Episodes

Heidi Zuckerman: Why Art Matters

8/8/2022
What defines art? What makes one an artist? What does art teach us—and why does it matter? To help us make sense of a world elusive to many, today I convene with the singular Heidi Zuckerman. A woman I’ve known for over 30 years, Heidi has devoted her entire professional career to understanding art, the people who make art, and why we should care. Heidi currently serves as CEO and Director of the Orange County Museum of Art, where she is overseeing construction of a spectacular new...

Duration:01:57:59

Peter Attia, MD On Becoming a Centenarian Decathlete, Metabolic Health & All Things Zone 2

8/1/2022
Healthspan extension may pique your interest. But it’s the obsession of today’s guest, a physician and engineer focused on the applied science of longevity to reframe and improve how we live while challenging all we’ve been previously taught about the interaction of health, human performance, and medicine. Meet Peter Attia, MD. Peter’s current practice deals extensively with nutritional interventions, exercise physiology, sleep physiology, emotional and mental health, and pharmacology to...

Duration:02:24:59

Colin O’Brady & Jenna Besaw On Possible Mindsets, K2 Perils & 12-Hours Walks

7/25/2022
World-record setting adventure athlete and New York Times bestselling author Colin O’Brady returns for his fifth appearance on the podcast (RRP 207, 235, 439 & 519), this time alongside wife and partner in all things Jenna Besaw —the powerful engine behind everything they have accomplished together. Today we discuss what global exploration has taught Colin & Jenna about mindset. We talk about the transformative power of an all-day walk, the subject of Colin's new book, 'The 12-Hour...

Duration:03:23:07

Roll On: Everything Roll On

7/21/2022
After a brief hiatus, the boys are back with a classic "old school" edition of 'Roll On', the version of the podcast where we ramble on matters of interest across culture, sports, art, politics, self-betterment, and more. This might be the most Roll On Roll On of all Roll Ons. As always, my co-host is Mr. Adam Skolnick, an activist, veteran journalist, and David Goggins’ Can’t Hurt Me co-author. Specific topics discussed in today’s episode include: Rich’s recent adventures in Colorado...

Duration:02:20:59

Malcolm Gladwell Is Lord Of All Things Overlooked and Misunderstood

7/18/2022
What are the limits of human performance? How can we reimagine sport to boost lifelong adoption? And what is the athlete’s role in moving culture forward? Today we explore these questions and tons more with the lord of all things overlooked and misunderstood, Malcolm Gladwell. I suspect most of you are very familiar with Malcolm. Perhaps you’ve listened to his sensational podcast Revisionist History, where every episode re-examines something from the past—an event, a person, an idea, even...

Duration:02:03:19

Robin Arzón On Turning Doubt Into Determination & Plateaus Into Launching Pads

7/11/2022
Robin Arzón -- the inspiring and highly energetic self-proclaimed ambassador of sweat and swagger is back for her fourth appearance on the podcast. A former corporate lawyer with degrees from NYU and Villanova Law, Robin transformed herself into a global fitness icon and everybody’s favorite Peloton instructor—the company where she also holds the title of Vice President of Fitness Programming and Head Instructor. In 2020 Robin was named one of the most influential people on Fortune...

Duration:01:44:49

Valter Longo PhD: Fasting & Nutrition Protocols for Longevity & Disease Prevention

7/4/2022
When it comes to fasting, how do you parse fact from fiction? How do nutrition and lifestyle choices make or break disease? And how do we eat to live longer, healthier lives? To help us answer these questions, Dr.Valter Longo is back. Dr. Longo first graced the show back on RRP #367, where we covered the basics for fasting for longevity. Today we are getting granular on the science of longevity & nutrition, including an analysis of the latest research on fasting and what Dr. Longo calls...

Duration:01:59:45

Camille Herron: Crushing World Records, Narrowing The Gender Gap, And The Power of Happiness

6/27/2022
She collects world records with wild abandon. With each race, she narrows the gender gap, rewriting the rulebook on human capability with a broad smile and arms outstretched. Meet force of nature Camille Herron. Alongside 21 marathon victories, Camille won the Comrades Marathon in 2017, becoming the first athlete to win World Championship titles in the 50K, 100K and clocking the most miles in 24 hours (167.8 to be specific) of any woman in history. Just after turning 40, earlier this year...

Duration:01:57:45

A Longevity Masterclass: Emerging Science & Timeless Wisdom of Healthy Aging

6/23/2022
Welcome to our fourth masterclass episode where we share big truths from some of my best podcast guests, honing in on a single theme or subject matter. Today we are diving deep into the subject of longevity, specifically: how to age healthfully, how to biologically promote longevity, how to embrace your innate potential for growth beyond the prescribed productive years, and how to cultivate a true life-long expansion of self. From science and technology to diet and mindset, there are...

Duration:01:39:51

Lisa Bilyeu: Transcend the Purgatory of the Mundane

6/20/2022
Here to illuminate truths big and small on all things self-confidence, relationships, mindset, and more is entrepreneur turned author Lisa Bilyeu. Lisa is the co-founder of Quest Nutrition a company she helped grow into a billion-dollar unicorn alongside her husband and friend of the pod Tom Bilyeu. She’s also co-founder and President of the digital-first media enterprise Impact Theory Studios, where among many other duties she hosts Women of Impact, a show that is all about empowering...

Duration:02:17:29

Steve Magness: Do Hard Things — The Science of Resilience

6/13/2022
A cornerstone of this podcast is exploring why we should all Do Hard Things—which just so happens to be the title of today’s guest’s latest book. Meet Steve Magness. Making his third (but first solo) appearance on the show, Steve is a former elite track and field athlete (4:01 miler), elite coach turned author, and world-renowned expert on all things high performance. In addition, Steve consults on mental skills development for professional sports teams—including some of the top teams in...

Duration:02:33:19

Roll On: Guns, Liberty & Responsibility (+ Sen. Cory Booker)

6/9/2022
Welcome to another edition of ‘Roll On’, wherein Rich Roll and journalist & author Adam Skolnick riff on matters of interest across sports, culture, entertainment, and self-betterment. Given the heartbreaking number of mass and school shootings this year—punctuated by the horrific events in Uvalde—today’s discussion centers on gun violence in America, culminating with a conversation with Senator Cory Booker, who joins via Zoom to help us understand why this problem is so intractable, and...

Duration:02:14:21

Irish Gangster Richie Stephens’ Guide to Sobriety‎ (and Second Chances)

6/6/2022
Drug trafficker. Kidnapper. Alcoholic. Addict. Gang member. International criminal turned sober screen star. Richie’s story is also the subject of his new book, The Gangster’s Guide to Sobriety—a chronicle of his descent into the abyss and the redemptive slog that followed. It’s a tale so absurd and darkly comic, that it’s currently being developed for television by the creators of the hit show Silicon Valley. Today’s episode is also viewable on YouTube: bit.ly/richiestephens684 More...

Duration:02:05:59

Arthur Brooks: Cracking The Code To Happiness

5/30/2022
Author of the instant #1 NYT bestseller entitled From Strength to Strength—today Arthur C. Brooks shares the ​​roadmap for finding success, happiness, and deep purpose in our later years. A professional French horn player turned social scientist, Arthur served as president of the American Enterprise Institute think tank in DC for a decade—and is currently a professor of public leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School and professor of Management Practice at the Harvard Business School. In...

Duration:02:08:43

Roll On: The Art Of Memoir

5/26/2022
Welcome to another edition of ‘Roll On’, wherein Rich Roll and journalist & author Adam Skolnick riff on matters of interest across sports, culture, entertainment, and self-betterment. Today we dissect top headlines from the world of endurance, celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Rich’s book Finding Ultra, talk about what makes an impactful memoir, and announce an exciting new giveaway. NOTE: this episode was recorded one day PRIOR to the Uvalde school shooting, so this topic is not...

Duration:01:52:05

Chip Conley: How To Become a Modern Elder, Create A Second Wave & Regenerate Your Soul

5/23/2022
What if we reimagined aging not as something to fear—but rather as something aspirational? Rich's guest for this exploration is 'Modern Elder" Chip Conley. A hotelier and hospitality maverick, Chip is the founder of America’s second-largest boutique hotel company and former Strategic Advisor and Global Head of Hospitality for Airbnb, where he was instrumental in guiding the founders of this fast-growing start-up into the global hospitality brand it is today. In addition, Chip is a New York...

Duration:02:15:30

Dr. Will Bulsiewicz On All Things Microbiome: Heal Your Gut, Sidestep Disease & Thrive

5/16/2022
One of the most popular guests in the history of this podcast, Dr. Will Bulsiewicz ‘Dr. B' joined me back on episode #538 for a deep dive on the gut and honing our immune systems. Today we dive even deeper with a comprehensive investigation of the microbiome, why it’s important, and how we can tend to it to sidestep disease and live our healthiest. Specific topics include: What COVID has taught us about the benefits of a plant-predominant dietThe relationship between the microbiome,...

Duration:03:03:57

Roll On: Kristian Blummenfelt, The Ministry of Truth, & Sustainable Self-Growth

5/12/2022
Welcome to another edition of ‘Roll On’, wherein Rich Roll and journalist & author Adam Skolnick riff on matters of interest across sports, culture, entertainment, and self-betterment. Specific topics discussed in today’s episode include: A Free Diver’s Training Partners: SharksOutstanding performances from the Ironman World ChampionshipsA brief conversation with IMWC Kristian Blummenfelt & his coach Olav Aleksander BuShould a 6 year old be permitted to run a marathon?Endurance wins:...

Duration:01:46:20

Gemma Newman, MD On Optimizing Hormone Health

5/9/2022
Today’s episode explores nutrition, lifestyle and overall well-being with a particular focus on hormone health – particularly (but not exclusively) women’s hormone health, aging, and reproductive care – with Gemma Newman., MD. A Senior Partner at a family medicine practice in the U.K. and author of ‘The Plant Power Doctor’, Gemma is a graduate of the University of Wales College of Medicine with expertise in a variety of specialities, including elder care, endocrinology, pediatrics,...

Duration:02:08:31

Brad Stulberg: Ditch The Hedonic Treadmill For Sustainable Success

5/2/2022
Ambition is laudable. But hustle culture extracts a cost. True, sustainable success demands groundedness. Here today to elaborate is Brad Stulberg—a writer and coach specializing in human performance and well-being. Returning for his third appearance (you can check out episodes #293 & #429). Brad is the author of three books: Peak Performance, The Passion Paradox, and his latest, the subject of today’s exchange, The Practice of Groundedness. His work has appeared in the NYT, WSJ, Sports...

Duration:02:21:47