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20 / How Your Hormones Affect Every Aspect Of Your Life w/ Dr. Carrie Jones

Understanding what your hormones are doing is critical to understanding your health. To do that, you’ll need to take a hormone test. But there are many factors that can affect a hormone test that can lead to inaccurate results. Going to get your blood drawn is a disruption of your daily routine and, if you’re like many people, needles are going to be an added stressor. It also only gives you a snapshot of one moment out of the day. To truly understand what’s going on with your hormones...


19 / How To Beat Intestinal Bloating w/ Dr. Ken Brown

A lot of my patients are working hard on their functional movement as they try to get out of pain through rehab. Sometimes I notice that part of the issue is caused by bloating. Of course, they’re not going to get better until that’s corrected so they can stabilize their core. That’s where today’s guest comes in. Dr. Ken Brown has been studying and researching the causes of bloating and its solutions and is here to tell us what he knows. Dr. Brown is a gastroenterologist in Dallas. While...


18 / Flip the Lid on the Truth About Your Poop w/ Dr. Marisol Teijeiro

What’s your poo telling you? Maybe you haven't been listening to it, but you should. Since you can’t actually see what’s happening in your gut, your poo is the best clue you have to see what’s going on in there. In this episode, Dr. Marisol Teijeiro shares just how important it is to be the detective of our own health and take a look. Dr. Marisol, aka “The Queen of the Thrones,” is a naturopath with a passion for gut health. She’s been training and educating healthcare practitioners for...


17 / How to Work Out for Longevity w/ Matt Semrick

There’s so much that a strength trainer can do for you, it’s hard to know where to start. That’s why I am thrilled to have one of my favorite people ever to on this episode to talk about some of what he does. When I had to learn to press overhead, Matt Semrick was who I was sent to and how I’ve trained has never been the same since. Just about all I know about strength training, I’ve learned from today’s guest. Matt is an NSCA-CPT and Strong First Level I-certified kettlebell instructor....


16 / How To Fight Muscle Loss Using Vasper Technology w/ Sebastian Wasowski

Used by astronauts, athletes, and senior citizens in rehab, Vasper Technology is changing the way many people are strength training. It’s even becoming more popular in office spaces around the world. Sebastian Wasowski, one of Vasper’s creators, joins me today to tell us what Vasper is and how it can help people in all sorts of situations rebuild muscle. Vasper is a game-changing technology that allows people in many different physical conditions to fight natural muscle loss. Sebastian has...


15 / Rehabbing the SoulCycle Stars w/ Corinne Croce

Most people see physical therapy as a response to an injury. Corinne Croce sees it differently. To her, and a growing number of physical therapists, PT is a regular part of life that will help you maintain a strong and healthy body. Corinne is redefining what the physical therapy industry is doing. She is a manual therapist who helps her patients integrate their therapy into different aspects of their daily lives. She is also the lead PT at SoulCycle where she trains instructors and helps...


14 / Heal Faster with Blood Flow Restriction Therapy w/ Nick Rolnick

Nick Rolnick, a physical therapist who specializes in blood flow restriction therapy (BFR) shares how this technique, if properly applied, has a huge range of benefits for building and maintaining muscle using methods seldom applied through traditional training. After taking Nick’s course in BFR, I’ve started to integrate it into my own practice, and now want to share it with you! Nick works with a wide range of clients to help them build muscle during athletic training or rehab using BFR....


13 / How to Eat As Nature Intended w/ Teri Cochrane

There are countless unintended effects of the industrialization of our food. From an animal’s stress hormones to an overabundance of sulfates, all the changes in our food supply have consequences. My guest, Teri Cochrane, has come up with a fascinating, novel, and healthy approach to keeping these harmful elements out of our bodies. Teri is a nutritional counselor and an integrative practitioner. By using muscle testing along with genetic analysis she helps her patients discover their...


12 / How A Chiropractor Can Help You Strength Train More Effectively w/ Richard Ulm

Many people think of chiropractors as simple back-crackers. I know that that couldn’t be farther from the truth. The proper application of chiropractic medicine has many beneficial effects for anyone in training. My guest today, Dr. Richard Ulm is a perfect case in point as he tells us all about his particular approach to this field. Dr. Ulm is a chiropractor with a background in strength training. He sees his practice as a way to treat patients and help them optimize performance. He...


11 / The Trainer to the Superheroes w/ Don Saladino

Training smarter is certainly not the same thing as training harder. If you are a trainer, finding the right balance between the two so you can meet the needs of your clients and get them to their peak is not always an intuitive process. Performance expert and self-described gym-dork, Don Saladino and I discuss what it means to train intelligently to meet clients where they need you the most. Don is a trainer of some big-name athletes and celebrities who you might have seen in big screen...


10 / Missing Your Manhood? Overcome Low Testosterone w/ Dr. Ralph Esposito

Low testosterone is a huge concern for many men. We’re still discovering the best science for diagnosing and treating this issue. With so many different voices and studies out there, it can be hard to know just where to start when approaching low testosterone. Good thing we have Dr. Ralph Esposito in here to demystify this topic. He is a naturopathic physician, licensed acupuncturist, and functional medicine practitioner. It’s not every day we come across a practitioner with this much...


9 / How To Train Smarter w/ Ben Pakulski

Ben Pakulski, or ‘Pak-Man’ is an IFBB International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness professional bodybuilder and shares our belief in the importance of feeding your largest organ, the muscle. As Ben told us, the best nutrition in the world isn't going to be effective if you aren't moving those muscles effectively, and we couldn’t agree more. His constant desire to keep pushing himself got Ben hooked on bodybuilding, and he uses his passion to help his clients focus on how to really...


8 / Fulfilling Your Potential on the Warrior's Path w/ Greg Amundson

For many of us, our wellness journey is heavily skewed towards the physical, mental, and emotional, leaving us spiritually underdeveloped. As Greg Amundson explains, this is a mistake every bit as critical as failing to exercise our bodies and minds. Greg is an authority at the forefront of the wellness world with a breadth of experience and knowledge. He’s a former DEA Special Agent, US Army Captain, CrossFit coach, seminary student, and four-time author. Today, we’re diving into the...


7 / How to Train Your Muscle Fibers w/ Kara Kilian

Knowing about your muscle fiber types is incredibly crucial when it comes to physical conditioning. But just how can you find out what your specific fiber type is so you can use that knowledge to train effectively? The science behind this important topic is still pretty new, but Kara Kilian joins us today to break down this fascinating topic! Kara is on the cutting edge of fiber type science. Her understanding of muscular health goes all the way to the molecular level. She is a Muscle...


6 / Keto Master Class w/ Robb Wolfe

There is certainly a lot of confusion out there about just what the benefits of a ketogenic diet are. We are still discovering how this complex diet can help with a wide range of conditions, but just how to apply it is not always clear. Today, Robb Wolf is here to explain the Keto ins and outs. Robb is a former biochemist and author of The Paleo Solution and Wired To Eat. After struggling with his own health issues for much of his life, Robb has made it his mission to understand the role...


5 / How To Eat What You Want & Still Lose Fat w/ Holly Baxter

You probably already know there are a lot of variables when it comes to fat loss, and probably as many different nutritional strategies to match. Since no two people have the exact same needs, how do you weigh all the variables to find the ideal diet? What you need is a knowledgeable expert, and on this episode, Holly Baxter is going to break down exactly how to think about individualized weight loss. Holly Baxter is a practicing dietitian who specializes in flexible dieting. She is the...


4 / Are You Afraid To Lift? Don't Be w/ Artemis Scantalides

Any physical trainer will tell you that making progress towards your performance goals is empowering and liberating. But just how do you integrate all the many aspects of reaching these goals? You need to have not only the right training program but also the right mindset. Artemis Scantalides joins us to share her journey down this road and how she helps others achieve their fitness goals. Artemis Scantalides started out as a ballet dancer but has since earned her black belt in Kung Fu and...


3 / How Much Protein Do You Really Need? Cutting Through The BS w/ Dr. Donald Layman

We often hear a lot about the connection between protein intake and healthy muscles. With all the different and often conflicting sources of information out there, it can be hard to grasp just exactly what the good science is. In this episode, we talk with my friend and mentor Dr. Donald Layman. He helps us make sense of the information out there related to protein and building healthy muscles. Dr. Layman is professor emeritus at the University of Illinois where he researches the effects of...


2 / Why You Need To Improve Your Understanding Of Anatomy w/ Dr. Kathy Dooley

You know that feeling you get when you’re studying up on human anatomy? Well, if you’re like many people, it’s probably not excitement. If only anatomy was as exciting as it is important. Well, our guest today, Dr. Kathy Dooley, is about to kick anatomy up a notch. Dr. Dooley is a chiropractor, but not like any you’ve probably heard of before. Think of her more as a fusion of chiropractor, anatomist and movement specialist. Or as she puts it, she’s a chiropractic rehabilitation specialist....


1 / How To Track & Maintain Peak Athletic Performance w/ Shawn Arent

There are so many options out there when it comes to keeping athletes at peak-performance that it’s hard to know where to start. Balancing exercise and nutrition with all the other factors of an athlete's life is complicated. Luckily, we’ve brought in Shawn Arent, the expert on this topic to share some of his extensive knowledge and experience with us. Dr. Shawn Arent is a professor of kinesiology at Rutgers University, where he is the Director of the Rutgers Center for Health and Human...