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We believe that every human being is designed to be extraordinary. That means you reading this right now… yes you! Have you ever been scared about the health of a loved one, or about the health of your children? Have you ever felt hopeless about your health and wondered… “I’ve been doing everything they have told me to do… why am I not healthier”? If you are at all interested in health, life, success, and happiness, this podcast is for you. Dr. Jamie Richards and Dr. Kresimir Jug never shy away from an interesting and fun conversation that will leave you, passionately engaged, ready to take action, and always wanting to learn more.

We believe that every human being is designed to be extraordinary. That means you reading this right now… yes you! Have you ever been scared about the health of a loved one, or about the health of your children? Have you ever felt hopeless about your health and wondered… “I’ve been doing everything they have told me to do… why am I not healthier”? If you are at all interested in health, life, success, and happiness, this podcast is for you. Dr. Jamie Richards and Dr. Kresimir Jug never shy away from an interesting and fun conversation that will leave you, passionately engaged, ready to take action, and always wanting to learn more.
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We believe that every human being is designed to be extraordinary. That means you reading this right now… yes you! Have you ever been scared about the health of a loved one, or about the health of your children? Have you ever felt hopeless about your health and wondered… “I’ve been doing everything they have told me to do… why am I not healthier”? If you are at all interested in health, life, success, and happiness, this podcast is for you. Dr. Jamie Richards and Dr. Kresimir Jug never shy away from an interesting and fun conversation that will leave you, passionately engaged, ready to take action, and always wanting to learn more.

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Episodes

#370 3 Reasons Resolutions Break

1/20/2020
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Happy New Year from all of us at Life By Design! May 2020 be the best year you and your loved ones have ever had. At Life By Design, we love New Year's resolutions. Truth be told, we love anything that makes you better, more successful and, happier...New Year's Resolutions hold that potential. There is one problem... We have a really tough time sticking to them. When we look at the data, we see that the vast majority of people not only can't keep their New Year's Resolutions,...

Duration:00:14:57

#369 How To Make Your Kids Successful

1/13/2020
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If you have children, you likely have goals and desires as a parent. You want your children to grow up to be honest, hard-working, independent, happy adults who know how to think and provide for themselves. At least, that's what we want for our kids. Before beginning on any journey, you have to know where you want to finish. Parenting, in our opinion, has to be one of the most challenging and rewarding adventures of life - but in order to help guide your decisions as a parent, you need to...

Duration:00:18:12

#368 Making 2020 Your Best Year

12/9/2019
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"The path to success is to take massive, determined actions." -Tony Robbins The two keywords in that sentence are determined and actions. Determined can have two meanings and, I like both of them in this context. The first meaning of determined is 'achieving the desired outcome' and the second, 'that you've given some consideration as to what outcome you are working towards'. Simply put, in order to succeed, you need a plan and you need to act with determination. I know it sounds easy...

Duration:00:18:56

#367 Mind Your Waistline This Holiday Season

12/2/2019
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Well, it's almost here. To quote the lyric, "the most wonderful time of the year." I've always loved Christmas, and now, ever since having kids, I love Christmas and the whole holiday season even more. More fun than getting gifts yourself, is watching how excited your kids get when they open up their presents. Not to mention the parties, get-togethers, traditions and crazy holiday stuff that happens to add to all of the lasting memories and good times. On the flip side, and this is...

Duration:00:14:44

#366 Allergies, C-Sections and Prenatal Diet

11/18/2019
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New research presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology linked an increased risk of your child developing allergies if they were born via cesarean section. Studies also presented showing how mom eats while pregnant and what she feeds her child during infancy have an impact on the risk of the child developing allergies. The first study looked at the medical charts of 158,422 children and identified children with 0,1,2,3, or 4 allergic conditions identified as food...

Duration:00:11:04

#365 How Do You Know It's True?

11/11/2019
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Meat is bad for you; the world is going to collapse in 11 years, LDL cholesterol is harmful; chiropractic can cure XYZ, etc. How do you know if any of the above statements are true, or if they are outright lies? The answer should be reason and the scientific method, unfortunately, in today's modern culture, the answer is the public consensus. You've heard the statement "a million Frenchmen can't be wrong" well, yes, they can be. Just because a million people are saying something or...

Duration:00:14:57

#364 Do Protein Shakes Help Recovery

11/4/2019
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Duration:00:12:48

#363 Ms. Monopoly And The Impact On Self-Esteem

10/28/2019
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Recently the Toy company Hasbro has launched "Ms. Monopoly," and as the box says, it's 'the first game where women make more than men.' If you're not familiar with the game of monopoly, it's a board game in which players move around the board, are able to buy property, make investments, get sent to jail, and are subject to both the randomness of good and bad luck. So what's wrong with Ms. Monopoly? Nothing. We are going to do our best to stay out of the realm of politics on this...

Duration:00:13:10

#362 Why You Should Register For The CrossFit Open

10/21/2019
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Ok, you really don't have to register for the open, but we think it would be a great idea for you to do "sign up" for something and do the work. And before you say 'but I'm not fit enough to do that' it's important that you understand a few things. One, all of the open workouts are scalable; that's one of the cool things about CrossFit, it can be tailored to everyone at all skill levels. Two, the way that you're going to get fit is to do things that make you fit. So, doing workouts...

Duration:00:18:07

#361 Self-Care Is Selfish

10/7/2019
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It's wonderful that the idea and practice self-care is gaining popularity and widely practiced. Self-care, as the title implies, concerns itself with doing something personal, for your own ego. Of course, this has rubbed many the wrong way, which is why justifications like "Self-care is not selfish" have become popular trope. But there is no need to apologize, and to pander to people who don't agree or don't accept. The purpose of this episode is to discuss why it's a good thing that...

Duration:00:17:20

#360 More Blood To Your Brain

9/30/2019
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Proper and adequate blood flow is vital to your body's health and well being. Adequate blood flow is even more important to your brain since your brain is the organ which controls your entire body. Decreased blood flow to the brain has been hypothesized to be a cause/contributing factor of many chronic and acute diseases (Alzheimer's, dementia, stroke, cancer, etc.) The etiology of these diseases is hard to assess, making general health principles like adequate blood flow to your...

Duration:00:13:41

#359 The 10 Traits of Emotional Resilience

9/16/2019
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This past Tuesday was Suicide Prevention Day. It's sad to reflect on your life and think of all the people you who know that have committed suicide. It's even sadder to think that everyone else also knows people who have committed suicide. Keeping in the spirit of being positive and productive, we wanted to use this podcast to talk about an article that was written on the 10 Traits of Emotionally Resilient People. Emotional resilience is being able to handle whatever life throws at you...

Duration:00:21:57

#358 What About MindFul Eating?

9/9/2019
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Not sure if you've heard about Mindful Eating before, but it's something that's talked about enough (mostly in the background) and we thought we should bring it to your attention. An initial challenge we discovered with Mindful Eating was the lack of a clear definition. It's challenging to have a proper discussion about something when it's mostly unclear what we're talking about. To the best of our knowledge and understanding, Mindful Eating is a nutritional strategy that uses the...

Duration:00:13:14

#357 Weight Watchers For Kids?

9/2/2019
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The new weight watchers app for kids is getting a lot of attention, some of it good, but according to the Healthline article that we've linked below, most of it is bad. Weight Watchers has now rebranded itself as WW and launched Kurbo, a weight loss app targeting kids between 8-17. The issue that both parents and experts have with the app is they say it's sending the wrong message. Some of the issues raised by these groups with the ads are: - Before and after pics of children who...

Duration:00:14:16

#356 Becoming No One

8/26/2019
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Becoming an emotionally stronger, more self-reliant person with strong self-esteem is vital to you success in life. If you want to pursue any kind of rational values in a virtuous way, you'll find out very quickly that the world will stand in your way. After all, what you're after is not easy, it's hard, and it should be hard. For you to achieve your desires, whether it be a relationship, career, status, finances, etc., you will have to become the person with those character traits and...

Duration:00:13:50

#355 Chiropractic & Less Pain Medication

8/19/2019
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"Opioid use - even short term - can lead to addiction and, too often, overdose." -Mayo Clinic Staff To put it, bluntly - pain sucks. If you've ever injured yourself, you know exactly how debilitating it can be. Now imagine that you've served time in combat in Iraq, lost some of your best friends in battle, been injured from the strain of battle and suffered the psychological stress from witnessing the horrors of war, not to mention being away from your home and most of the people...

Duration:00:10:35

#334 Strength Training Helps You Live Longer

8/12/2019
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Two new studies remind us of what we already know but sometimes forget. The above is a quote that opens the article titled "To Delay Death, Lift Weights." What an appropriate way to describe strength training, something that, the research is quite clear, has outstanding health benefits to the body, yet is often brushed under the rug. It makes sense, going to the gym, or moving your body in upwards of 80% of your one-rep maximum is uncomfortable and scary. But it's so worth it for your...

Duration:00:16:05

#333 You Might Not Be Lazy Or Lack Willpower

8/5/2019
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In his incredible definition of self-esteem, Dr. Nathanial Branden (author of one of Life By Design's favourite books - The Six Pillars Of Self-Esteem) mentions that the hardest judgment we pass is on ourselves. Interestingly, he chose to keep that thought in the definition, most likely because of the astonishing amount of times we, humans, think that our behaviour, thoughts, and actions are inherently broken or wrong. Our culture has done an excellent job of pushing it into our...

Duration:00:15:21

#332 Does Chiropractic Increase Risk of Herniations?

7/29/2019
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"Don't go to a chiropractor because they can cause you to have a herniated disc." Hopefully, this is the first time you've heard this but, as is often the case, bad news travels much faster than good news. Is this true? A new study suggests that this is not the case at all. The study concludes that patients have the same risk of an acute disc herniation going to their medical doctor as they would going to the chiropractor with low back pain. It's important to know precisely what...

Duration:00:14:05

#331 Get Built Up, Not Burnt Out? An Interview with Marcus Filly

7/19/2019
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This truly was one of my favorite episodes to record. Was it because of the fantastic content? Yes. Of course the content was wonderful and for many, the concepts we covered will challenge your current training approach and lead to significant and results boosting action. But it was more than the content... it was the guest. On today's episode of the Life By Design Podcast I had the opportunity to speak with 6x CrossFit Games athlete (including finishing as the 12th fittest man in the...

Duration:00:36:01