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Welcome to "The WHOLE TRI-Athlete Podcast" with your host Debbie Potts. Learn how to transform the WHOLE Tri-Athlete from the inside out with elements of The WHOLESTIC Method. You will learn how to become an efficient fat burner, optimize your health at a cellular level and improve your performance at any age for triathlons or just life! Stop over training and living each day as a race. Slow down, reset and re-calibrate more frequently! Learn how to get to the root cause of your unexplained symptoms that are slowing you down and impacting your performance as chronic fatigue, unexplained weight gain and poor recovery. Become a "LCHF" metabolically efficient Tri-Athlete while avoiding burnout, fatigue and imbalances! A podcast committed to discussing the eight elements of "The WHOLESTIC Method" to transform the WHOLE Athlete from the inside out with topics ranging from nutrition, digestion, gut health, exercise, sleep and of course STRESS! Join us weekly to find out what mainstream media isn't telling you! Subscribe to our weekly "The WHOLE Athlete" podcast and join your host Debbie Potts to transform the WHOLE you. Remember: Life is Not a Race- It is a Journey with the WHOLESTIC Method. Debbie Potts has been in the fitness industry for twenty-five years as a personal trainer, coach, studio owner, Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, CHEK Holistic Lifestyle Coach as well as competitive endurance athlete when possible. Debbie is an avid lifelong learner that revels in the continual search for ways to optimize our ability to burn fat, optimize health and improve performance with “The WHOLESTIC Method” bio-hacks! She is the author of "Life is Not a Race" and "The WHOLESTIC Method" manual and workbook. Debbie has qualified for Boston marathon since 2001 with a PR of 3:12, an Ironman triathlete since 2001 with a PR of 10:24 and a five-time Ironman world championship qualifier starting in 2004. Debbie had battled "stage three adrenal exhaustion" since the red flags appeared in the beginning of 2013... leading her to write h

Welcome to "The WHOLE TRI-Athlete Podcast" with your host Debbie Potts. Learn how to transform the WHOLE Tri-Athlete from the inside out with elements of The WHOLESTIC Method. You will learn how to become an efficient fat burner, optimize your health at a cellular level and improve your performance at any age for triathlons or just life! Stop over training and living each day as a race. Slow down, reset and re-calibrate more frequently! Learn how to get to the root cause of your unexplained symptoms that are slowing you down and impacting your performance as chronic fatigue, unexplained weight gain and poor recovery. Become a "LCHF" metabolically efficient Tri-Athlete while avoiding burnout, fatigue and imbalances! A podcast committed to discussing the eight elements of "The WHOLESTIC Method" to transform the WHOLE Athlete from the inside out with topics ranging from nutrition, digestion, gut health, exercise, sleep and of course STRESS! Join us weekly to find out what mainstream media isn't telling you! Subscribe to our weekly "The WHOLE Athlete" podcast and join your host Debbie Potts to transform the WHOLE you. Remember: Life is Not a Race- It is a Journey with the WHOLESTIC Method. Debbie Potts has been in the fitness industry for twenty-five years as a personal trainer, coach, studio owner, Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, CHEK Holistic Lifestyle Coach as well as competitive endurance athlete when possible. Debbie is an avid lifelong learner that revels in the continual search for ways to optimize our ability to burn fat, optimize health and improve performance with “The WHOLESTIC Method” bio-hacks! She is the author of "Life is Not a Race" and "The WHOLESTIC Method" manual and workbook. Debbie has qualified for Boston marathon since 2001 with a PR of 3:12, an Ironman triathlete since 2001 with a PR of 10:24 and a five-time Ironman world championship qualifier starting in 2004. Debbie had battled "stage three adrenal exhaustion" since the red flags appeared in the beginning of 2013... leading her to write h
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Welcome to "The WHOLE TRI-Athlete Podcast" with your host Debbie Potts. Learn how to transform the WHOLE Tri-Athlete from the inside out with elements of The WHOLESTIC Method. You will learn how to become an efficient fat burner, optimize your health at a cellular level and improve your performance at any age for triathlons or just life! Stop over training and living each day as a race. Slow down, reset and re-calibrate more frequently! Learn how to get to the root cause of your unexplained symptoms that are slowing you down and impacting your performance as chronic fatigue, unexplained weight gain and poor recovery. Become a "LCHF" metabolically efficient Tri-Athlete while avoiding burnout, fatigue and imbalances! A podcast committed to discussing the eight elements of "The WHOLESTIC Method" to transform the WHOLE Athlete from the inside out with topics ranging from nutrition, digestion, gut health, exercise, sleep and of course STRESS! Join us weekly to find out what mainstream media isn't telling you! Subscribe to our weekly "The WHOLE Athlete" podcast and join your host Debbie Potts to transform the WHOLE you. Remember: Life is Not a Race- It is a Journey with the WHOLESTIC Method. Debbie Potts has been in the fitness industry for twenty-five years as a personal trainer, coach, studio owner, Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, CHEK Holistic Lifestyle Coach as well as competitive endurance athlete when possible. Debbie is an avid lifelong learner that revels in the continual search for ways to optimize our ability to burn fat, optimize health and improve performance with “The WHOLESTIC Method” bio-hacks! She is the author of "Life is Not a Race" and "The WHOLESTIC Method" manual and workbook. Debbie has qualified for Boston marathon since 2001 with a PR of 3:12, an Ironman triathlete since 2001 with a PR of 10:24 and a five-time Ironman world championship qualifier starting in 2004. Debbie had battled "stage three adrenal exhaustion" since the red flags appeared in the beginning of 2013... leading her to write h

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Episodes

Real Thoughts...Using a Race as a Training Day

10/3/2019
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Debbie shares her race weekend experience - how she prepared for a Friday evening race and a Sunday morning half marathon as a low carb athlete. Other topics include: 1. Proper digestion and nutrient absorption 2. Training and racing yourself back into shape 3. Listening to your body- watch out for those red flags 4. Fueling or not fueling for a half marathon 5. Taking your raw genetic data and upload into a program as DNAFit genetics for your nutrition, exercise, stress and more...

Duration:00:41:47

Real Thoughts with Debbie Potts...Ketogenic Endurance Athlete

9/12/2019
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So you are training and racing endurance events. Which fuel tank is your "go to" for training and racing? Are you metabolically efficient? Are you metabolically flexible? How do you know how many carbohydrates you can tolerate and still be burning fat and ketones for fuel? It depends. Learn how to use your innate intelligence to tweak your nutrition and training plan to optimize your fat burning metabolism, optimize your mitochondria function and improve longevity. Train the WHOLE...

Duration:00:25:46

#234: Dr. Sarah Myhill on Optimizing our Mitochondria

9/10/2019
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Dr. Sarah Myhill is welcomed in this edition to share her expertise in areas that Debbie loves learning about: chronic fatigue, low carb diets, and mitochondria dysfunction. She has written many books, such as The Infection Game and The PK Cookbook. A challenge in our society is that we have constant emergencies due to internal and external stressors. Dr. Myhill talks about eating a paleo ketogenic diet to reduce fatigue and brain fog, allowing these stressors to be dealt with...

Duration:00:45:06

#233: Restorative Botanicals

9/10/2019
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Jeff Cole from Restorative Botanicals is here today to talk about the endocannabinoid system and CBD supplements that can help us improve our recovery and performance. The company is based in Colorado and distributes organic, full spectrum hemp extract products as an alternative to conventional health treatments. The endocannabinoid system is not well known but does a lot for our bodies. Jeff explains its important role and talks about how Restorative Botanicals’ Cell Defense product...

Duration:00:41:27

Resolving METABOLIC CHAOS with the FDN Practitioner Program

9/5/2019
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Do you struggle with chronic fatigue, fat loss, recovery and other unexplained symptoms? Are you stuck on the cycle of "trial and error"? Learn about how you can reset, repair and rebuild The WHOLE Athlete with The WHOLESTIC Method program and FDN Practitioner detective work to resolve "METABOLIC CHAOS". We have external stressors that we can identify and improve (or remove) ...then we have hidden internal stressors that we don't know about their existence if we don't test for them. We...

Duration:00:32:49

Real Thoughts with Debbie Potts on using Keto Mojo

8/28/2019
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Learn about when, how and why we should measure ketones as well as blood sugar with Keto Mojo especially as we begin our fat adapted journey with The WHOLESTIC Method 30-day coaching program. Click here to learn more about Keto Mojo and how to use it.

Duration:00:18:02

#232: Jimmy Moore for The WHOLE Athlete Journey

8/27/2019
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In this episode, Jimmy Moore from The Livin' La Vida Low-Carb Show is here. He’s been involved with health advocacy for fifteen years, having found much success through helping people improve their lives. He has written several books about the low carb lifestyle. Jimmy has concluded that when you’re successful as a leader, you actually sacrifice some of your own health. Ironically, he has found that being a health leader is not healthy. Jimmy knew that he needed to do something big to...

Duration:00:39:56

#231: Training the Fat Adapted Athlete with Paul Laursen

8/20/2019
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Dr. Paul Laursen joins Debbie in this episode. He is a low carb researcher, elite endurance coach, and co-founder of HIIT Science. He focuses on exercise and performance research, having published over three-hundred peer review papers. An Ironman athlete himself, Dr. Laursen tells us about how he noticed that he was becoming unhealthy while training for a competition. He swapped to a low carb, high fat diet which brought on a profound personal transformation. Debbie talks about when she...

Duration:00:48:49

Real Thoughts with Debbie Potts on avoiding "METABOLIC CHAOS"!

8/16/2019
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What is METABOLIC CHAOS? As I become an FDN Practitioner, my goal is to implement my new skills into coaching The WHOLE Athlete to improve performance and longevity while avoiding METABOLIC CHAOS! What is an FDN Practitioner do for you? The WHOLESTIC Method coaching program using the FDN Practitioner skills along with Nutritional Therapy, Kion Coaching and DNAFit training- I am creating a unique approach to rebuilding and healing the WHOLE athlete from the inside out. If you want to...

Duration:00:37:58

#230: Craig and John from iKOR Labs

8/13/2019
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In this episode, Craig and John from iKOR Labs are here to talk about their recovery product. It’s an ultra-refined hemp oil which is put on the tongue in drop form and is used by many pro athletes. We learn about what it does, what hemp oil is, and more. Craig and John believe that endurance athletes need their product, and they explain why it has been missing in the market. Debbie comments on the growing focus on recovery in the fitness industry and looking at what goes on outside of the...

Duration:00:41:42

Real Thoughts ...Liver Detoxification- our housekeeping service!

8/8/2019
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We can improve our health of the liver by following ‘The WHOLESTIC Method’ elements as the liver performs over 500 different jobs so we need it functioning its best so we can feel and perform our best for life and sports! We all need to do a program as my ‘The WHOLESTIC Method 5-Day Jumpstart Challenge: Detox and Reset” a few times a year or every quarter/seasonal change. We have so many toxins in our environment including what we put on our skin, in the air we breathe, in the products we...

Duration:00:33:09

#229: Metabolic Efficiency with Kirsty Woods

8/6/2019
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Kirsty Woods is here from Australia to talk about metabolic efficiency. She has a degree in exercise physiology which got her hired at Metabolic Health Solutions about eight years ago. She has been there ever since, helping over a thousand patients with metabolic issues. Metabolic efficiency is utilized by Kirsty to treat chronic disease as well as increase the performance of athletes. She explains metabolic flexibility as it relates to these two areas and talks about the data she gathers...

Duration:00:46:07

#228: Jessyca Reynolds on Food Addictions & Keto Adaptation Pt. 2

8/1/2019
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Jessyca Reynolds is back for part two of her interview. She dives deeper into food addiction and nutritional advice thanks to her expertise in coaching people with this addiction. She explains the benefits of how ketosis can help break the cycle for her clients. Intuitive eating is something that Jessyca strongly encourages to people with food addiction. She shares her thoughts on why tracking every piece of food we eat is not sustainable and we hear what the first couple of weeks entail...

Duration:00:46:40

#227: Jessyca Reynolds on Food Addictions & Keto Adaptation

7/30/2019
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Jessyca Reynolds sits in on today’s show. She and Debbie met on Jimmy Moore’s Low Carb Keto Cruise where they were both presenters. Debbie loved Jessyca’s story and wanted to get her on right away to share it. In her life, Jessyca has struggled with bulimia, anorexia, and compulsive overeating from a very young age. She previously believed that she would never be able to get better, and now realizes that was because she viewed sickness as part of her identity. Jessyca loves helping people...

Duration:00:40:27

Real Thoughts with Debbie Potts... Part Two of my New Journey!

7/29/2019
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As I have been gradually announcing...my fitness studio after ten (plus 2) years is coming to a close on October 1st. I will finally begin to focus my energy onto creating online group and individual coaching programs for training the WHOLE athlete with The WHOLESTIC Method elements. I created THE WHOLESTIC METHOD back in 2014, plus I even created a manual and workbook for the program, but I never focused on growing the program or sharing the concepts on other podcasts! Finally my building...

Duration:00:35:07

Real Thoughts...How is your Quality of Sleep??

7/26/2019
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Do you have a sleep routine you follow at night time to improve your sleep cycles? Learn more about how to improve your quality of SLEEP in my manual on Amazon... The WHOLESTIC Method Manual and Workbook where I put together a chapter of each of the eight elements. Train the WHOLE athlete from the inside out with The WHOLESTIC Method coaching program to improve performance and longevity! SLEEP is a key part of training the WHOLE you if you want to recover, repair and recalibrate all of...

Duration:00:26:29

#226: Joe and Chris from Live to Remember

7/23/2019
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Debbie is joined in this episode by brothers Joe and Chris to talk about brain health, performance, and longevity. In their company, Live to Remember, they are turning health products into everyday products that you can easily incorporate into your life. Joe and Chris started their business by trying to craft a solution for their family’s history of Alzheimer’s disease. They knew that they were at risk and had to do something different then their affected family members did. The two shared...

Duration:00:41:16

Real Thoughts... My New Journey Part One!

7/18/2019
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Do you follow your passion, purpose and mission? Practice what you preach... and that is what I am doing starting officially October 1st, 2019. My "The WHOLESTIC Method" Journey as I become an “FDN Practitioner” in 2019! Learn about my new mission to train The WHOLE Athlete from the inside out with The WHOLESTIC Method Coaching Program. If you follow my blog, podcast and read my personal story I shared in my book LIFE IS NOT A RACE as well as THE WHOLESTIC METHOD Manual… you know by now...

#225: Amy Berger on Fat Adaptation

7/16/2019
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Today’s discussion revolves around how you can become a fat adapted, low carb, and metabolically efficient athlete. Debbie met many amazing specialists in this area on the Low Carb Keto Cruise that she was a speaker on, including Amy Berger who joins the show today. Amy is a certified nutrition specialist who focuses on low carb nutrition to help people reclaim their vitality through eating delicious foods. She shows her clients that getting and staying healthy don’t require starvation,...

Duration:00:49:56

Real Thoughts... A Secret Weapon to Becoming Fat Adapted!

7/11/2019
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Are you interested in becoming fat adapted? Do you want to lose fat weight, improve focus and regain energy? I have a new supplement aid for you to test out from my new friends at BiOptimizers! If you want to improve your performance and longevity it is more than just what you eat and how you train. To train the WHOLE Athlete to improve metabolic efficiency (ability to burn fat at higher exercise intensities), optimize mitochondria and reach peak performance gains this year as well as...

Duration:00:33:22