The Genius Life

Health & Wellness Podcasts

You don't have to be born a Genius to become one. Follow health and science journalist, New York Times bestselling author, TV personality and nutrition expert Max Lugavere as he speaks to the most insightful minds of our time about what it means to live like a Genius.

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United States

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You don't have to be born a Genius to become one. Follow health and science journalist, New York Times bestselling author, TV personality and nutrition expert Max Lugavere as he speaks to the most insightful minds of our time about what it means to live like a Genius.

Language:

English


Episodes

274: How to Reverse Multiple Sclerosis and Prevent Autoimmune Diseases | Terry Wahls, MD

2/1/2023
Dr. Terry Wahls oversees clinical trials at the University of Iowa. She also has secondary progressive multiple sclerosis, which for four years kept her in a tilt-recline wheelchair. Dr. Wahls used a food and lifestyle plan she created specifically for her brain to regain her health, and she is now able to ride her bike to work every day. She shares how she did all this in her book The Wahls Protocol: A Radical New Way to Treat All Chronic Autoimmune Conditions Using Paleo Principles. Full...

Duration:01:29:09

273: How to Boost Your Mitochondria for More Energy, Better Sex, and a Longer Life | Molly Maloof, MD

1/25/2023
Dr. Molly Maloof is on a mission to radically extend healthspan and maximize human potential using scientific wellness, health technology, educational media, and health optimization medicine. She is the author of The Spark Factor: The Secret to Supercharging Energy, Becoming Resilient, and Feeling Better Than Ever. Full show notes: https://maxlugavere.com/podcast/273

Duration:01:19:49

272: How to Speed Up Metabolism with Reverse Dieting; Staying on Track When Eating Out | Don Saladino

1/18/2023
Don Saladino is a well-known fitness entrepreneur and personal trainer. He is the owner and founder of Drive495, a high-end gym in New York City, and has trained a number of high-profile clients, including actors and professional athletes. He is also known for his appearances in various media outlets, including Men's Health and Men's Fitness, and for his regular contributions to fitness-related publications. Full show notes: https://maxlugavere.com/podcast/272

Duration:01:37:14

271: Daily Habits For a Happier, Healthier, and More Fulfilling Life | Robert Waldinger, MD

1/11/2023
Dr. Robert Waldinger is a psychiatrist and professor who leads the Harvard Study of Adult Development, the longest scientific study on happiness. He is the author of The Good Life: Lessons from the World's Longest Scientific Study of Happiness, in which he explores the impact of relationships on health and well-being. Full show notes: https://maxlugavere.com/podcast/271

Duration:01:09:03

270: The Mindset Trick to Overcome Doubt and Get More Out of Life and Work | Jennifer Cohen

1/4/2023
Jennifer Cohen is an entrepreneur, best-selling author, brand strategist, international speaker, podcaster and educator with a specific focus on building healthy habits to drive positive behavioral change. Her new book, Bigger Better Bolder: Live the Life You Want, Not the Life You Get, is out now.

Duration:01:23:26

269: Heal Your Mind, Prevent Dementia, and Unlock Your Brain's Hidden Energy | Christopher Palmer, MD

12/28/2022
Christopher Palmer, MD, is the Director of the Department of Postgraduate and Continuing Education at McLean Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. For over 27 years he’s held administrative, educational, research, and clinical roles in psychiatry. His new book, Brain Energy: A Revolutionary Breakthrough in Understanding Mental Health—and Improving Treatment for Anxiety, Depression, OCD, PTSD, and More, is out now.

Duration:02:04:20

268: The Top Fitness and Training Myths That Are Killing Your Gains | Ben Bruno

12/21/2022
Ben Bruno is a celebrity trainer in Los Angeles with more than 15 years of experience. He works with an extremely wide range of clients: from professional athletes, to musicians, to actors, to models. He’s worked with Justin Timberlake, Kate Upton, Chelsea Handler, Klay Thompson and many more. He’s been featured on the Today Show, ESPN, in Men’s Health, and more. THIS EPISODE CONTAINS EXPLICIT LANGUAGE!

Duration:02:05:45

267: The Biggest Lies You've Been Told About Nutrition and Losing Weight | Kevin Bass

12/14/2022
Kevin Bass is an MD PhD student with a master’s degree in immunology. He runs the website The Diet Wars, a site devoted to debunking misinformation about nutrition and exercise. Full show notes: https://maxlugavere.com/podcast/267

Duration:02:01:19

266: How to Balance Your Nervous System to Reduce Stress and Heal Trauma | Nicole LePera, PhD

12/7/2022
Dr. Nicole LePera (aka The Holistic Psychologist) is a clinical psychologist in private practice who often found herself frustrated by the limitations of traditional psychotherapy. Wanting more for her patients—and for herself—she began a journey to develop a unified philosophy of mental, physical, and spiritual health that equips people with the tools necessary to heal. Her latest book, How to Meet Your Self: The Workbook for Self-Discovery, is out now. Full show notes:...

Duration:01:04:17

265: How to Stop Gaining Weight by Turning Off Your Fat Storage Switch | Richard Johnson, MD

12/5/2022
Dr. Richard Johnson is a professor of medicine at the University of Colorado, and is a clinician, educator, and researcher. For more than 20 years, he has led research on the cause of obesity and diabetes, with special interest in the role of sugar (especially fructose) and uric acid. His latest book, Nature Wants Us to Be Fat: The Surprising Science Behind Why We Gain Weight and How We Can Prevent—and Reverse—It, is out now. Full show notes: https://maxlugavere.com/podcast/265

Duration:01:13:51

264: Everyday Foods That Slow Aging, Heal the Gut, and Prevent Disease | Jeffrey Bland, PhD

11/30/2022
Dr. Jeffrey Bland is a highly respected thought leader who has spent more than four decades focused on the improvement of human health through systems biology. He is known worldwide as the founder of the Functional Medicine movement.

Duration:01:16:30

263: Why You Should Embrace Difficult Emotions to Build Strength and Agility | Susan David, PhD

11/23/2022
Susan David is one of the world’s leading management thinkers and an award-winning Harvard Medical School psychologist. Her TED Talk on the topic of emotional agility has been seen by more than 10 million people, and her book, Emotional Agility: Get Unstuck, Embrace Change, and Thrive in Work and Life, is a #1 Wall Street Journal bestseller. Full show notes: https://maxlugavere.com/podcast/263

Duration:01:14:49

262: How to Optimize Your Omega-3 Intake for Longevity and Disease Prevention | Bill Harris, PhD

11/16/2022
Bill Harris, PhD is an internationally recognized expert on omega-3 fatty acids and fish oil. He has more than 300 publications relating to fatty acids, including omega-3s, in the medical literature.

Duration:01:14:22

261: How to Prevent Insulin Resistance and Reverse Chronic Disease | Benjamin Bikman, PhD

11/9/2022
Benjamin Bikman earned his PhD in bioenergetics and was a postdoctoral fellow with the Duke-National University of Singapore studying metabolic disorders. His professional focus is to better understand the origins and consequences of metabolic disorders, including obesity and diabetes, with a particular emphasis on the role of insulin. He is the co-founder of HLTH Code meal replacement shakes (Use code GENIUSLIFE for 10% off!) and the author of Why We Get Sick: The Hidden Epidemic at the...

Duration:01:03:59

260: How to Find Love, Make It Last, and Move Forward Once It’s Gone | Jillian Turecki

11/2/2022
Jillian Turecki is a certified relationship coach, teacher and writer who for 20 years has taught others how to transform their relationships with themselves.

Duration:01:22:59

259: The Bitter Truth About Seed Oils, Inflammation, and Disease | Tucker Goodrich

10/31/2022
Tucker Goodrich is a Wall Street tech analyst and health science enthusiast who is passionate about raising awareness of the detrimental effects of seed oils which he’s done for the past decade. Full show notes: https://maxlugavere.com/podcast/259

Duration:01:24:16

258: How to Use Intermittent Fasting to Boost Energy, Build Muscle, and Melt the Fat Away | Thomas DeLauer

10/26/2022
Thomas DeLauer is a fitness coach and keto diet and intermittent fasting advocate, with a YouTube channel that has over three million subscribers. He’s also written several books about fitness, including his latest, Intermittent Fasting Made Easy: Next-level Hacks to Supercharge Fat Loss, Boost Energy, and Build Muscle. Full show notes: https://maxlugavere.com/podcast/258

Duration:01:11:20

257: How to Turn Sadness Into a Superpower and Build Emotional Resilience | Susan Cain

10/19/2022
Susan Cain is the #1 bestselling author of Bittersweet: How Sorrow and Longing Make Us Whole and Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking. Her TED talks have been viewed over 40 million times, and LinkedIn named her the Top 6th Influencer in the World (just behind Richard Branson and Melinda French Gates). Susan partners with Malcolm Gladwell, Adam Grant, and Dan Pink to curate the Next Big Idea Club, and all of their proceeds are donated to children’s literacy...

Duration:01:12:25

256: The Shocking Truth About Menopause and How to Biohack Your Way Through It | Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz, MD

10/12/2022
Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz is a nationally renowned OBGYN physician, hormone expert, speaker, and advocate for integrative women's health. Her book, Menopause Bootcamp: Optimize Your Health, Empower Your Self, and Flourish as You Age, is out now. Full show notes: https://maxlugavere.com/podcast/256

Duration:01:08:59

255: How to Become More Confident and Charismatic in Any Situation | Vanessa Van Edwards

10/5/2022
Vanessa Van Edwards is the lead investigator at human behavior research lab Science of People and author of Cues: Master the Secret Language of Charismatic Communication. Full show notes: https://maxlugavere.com/podcast/255

Duration:01:06:57