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Podcast by Veterans for people who want to live better lives, including transitioning from military experience or traumatic events to reconnecting to mind, body, and spirit.

Podcast by Veterans for people who want to live better lives, including transitioning from military experience or traumatic events to reconnecting to mind, body, and spirit.
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United States

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Podcast by Veterans for people who want to live better lives, including transitioning from military experience or traumatic events to reconnecting to mind, body, and spirit.

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English

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831869495


Episodes

Episode 21- The Journey of the Heart

6/14/2018
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Mike embarks solo on a talk about the journey of the heart. It's all about the decision to stop resisting pain in order to connect to joy. —————————————————————————— Mike started the Transitions from War blog to talk about his struggles getting home, PTSD, and addiction and then finding endurance sports to really begin feeling whole again. Breaking the stereotype of illiterate Marines, Mike and Rich met up in college at UC Berkeley. A few years after graduation they teamed up...

Duration:00:35:42

Episode 20 - Performance Nutrition with Trey Triplette

6/7/2018
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Today on the show, Rich is joined by nutritionist Trey Triplette who discusses what kinds of food people should be eating for optimal health as well as what he does to get people living a better, more healthy lifestyle. For more about Trey and 3 Natural Bionutrition, see the links below. http://www.3naturalbionutrition.com/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BGZ0bC5sXlI&feature=youtu.be ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Mike started the...

Duration:00:39:33

Episode 19 - Myofascial Relief and Making Difficult Decisions

5/31/2018
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Do you even foam roll, bro? Mike and Rich get myofascial, Randy Moss gets quoted, roller blade bear traps aren't just in Long Beach, side-ass is medical, and things take a spiritual turn. How do you make a tough decision? What else besides intellect and logic helps connect us to purpose? Shout out to fellow Marine, Daniel Perez for reclaiming his health and fitness by running the first of ten 5k runs this...

Duration:00:50:46

Episode 18 - Healthy and Fit on the Road

5/24/2018
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Rich and Mike are away from home talking about how to stay fit and eat healthy while on the road. Mike drinks gutter water during intermittent fasts, tracking fasting time with the "ZERO" app. Rich can't stop greasing his groove. Both go over best tips on how to get a workout in during vacation without ditching the family all day. Steven King has a smashed face. ——————————————————————————--------------------- Mike started the Transitions from War blog to talk about his struggles...

Duration:00:50:40

Episode 17- Ironman Santa Rosa and a Gold Star Family

5/17/2018
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In today's show, Mike goes solo to talk about this past weekend at Ironman Santa Rosa and Ironman's new "Gold Star Initiative" to have a veteran carry an American Flag during every Ironman race to honor the family of a service member killed in action. He goes over the race week jitters, dealing with stress, sunblock success (thanks Zealios!), nutrition trouble, finding your "why" in racing, and the power of mindfulness on the long...

Duration:00:57:49

16 - Injury, Rehabilitation, and Getting After It

5/10/2018
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Mike and Rich discuss the perils of being stupid before a race, dealing with injuries, and getting back to fighting shape. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Mike started the Transitions from War blog to talk about his struggles getting home, PTSD, and addiction and then finding endurance sports to really begin feeling whole again. Breaking the stereotype of Marines being illiterate, Mike and Rich met up in college at UC Berkeley. A few...

Duration:00:51:10

15 - Navy Veteran Transitions to Technology

5/3/2018
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Join Rich to hear Craig's story. A Navy Veteran, Craig talks about the decision of where to live after he got out of the military, and how he ended up working in technology. Mike started the Transitions from War blog to talk about his struggles getting home, PTSD, and addiction and then finding endurance sports to really begin feeling whole again. Breaking the stereotype of Marines being illiterate, Mike and Rich met up in college at UC Berkeley. A few years after graduation they...

Duration:01:35:09

*BONUS EPISODE* - Pre-Race Guided Meditation

5/1/2018
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In honor up the upcoming Ironman Santa Rosa, today's bonus episode is the first of a few guided meditations to help with pre-race jitters many of us get before race day. Though many of us put the long hours of training in, recovery and tapering can be overlooked. This meditation is designed to put your body in a relaxed state, notice and let go of worries, visualize your race, connect to the deeper reasons you race- aka the "why," and be ready to rock when the cannon fires before the swim...

Duration:00:16:19

Episode 14 - Ancestral Wisdom (minus the attitude)

4/26/2018
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How can we adopt a lifestyle that is in sync with our genetics without moving to the woods and smelling like dirty hippies? Rich and Mike talk about artificial lights, being over 30, how cold Minnesota gets, and compare MCRD San Diego to Parris Island. RIP R. Lee Ermy! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Mike started the Transitions from War blog to talk about his struggles getting home, PTSD, and addiction and then finding endurance sports...

Duration:00:48:38

Episode 13 - Fittin' in that Fitness

4/19/2018
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Rich and Mike read some fan mail, get into how to build exercise and movement into daily life without even going to the gym. Rich comes clean about his undying love of Limp Bizkit in high school. —————————————————————————— Mike started the Transitions from War blog to talk about his struggles getting home, PTSD, and addiction and then finding endurance sports to really begin feeling whole again. Breaking the stereotype of Marines being illiterate, Mike and Rich met up in college...

Duration:00:54:33

Episode 12 - Camp Lejeune , Marine Corps Memories, and Berkeley

4/12/2018
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---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Mike started the Transitions from War blog to talk about his struggles getting home, PTSD, and addiction and then finding endurance sports to really begin feeling whole again. Breaking the stereotype of Marines being illiterate, Mike and Rich met up in college at UC Berkeley. A few years after graduation they teamed up again, this time to discuss and promote a topic blatantly absent from their college...

Duration:00:45:45

Transitions from War - Episode 11 - Wrangling that Ego

4/5/2018
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Rich sets an embarrassing world record for training. Mike and Rich talk about how one can get past the fragile ego needs and embrace challenge and discomfort. Rich goes deep into the weeds but brings it back full circle. Special shout out to David Ray Lunlow, who donated $100 to the podcast! We can use your help to keep this show going strong. Consider clicking the donate button on...

Duration:01:04:05

Transitions From War - Episode 10 - Sleep, Recovery, and Stress

3/29/2018
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Mike and Rich are back together at last in the new TFW podcast studio to talk about the #MadGainz that only happen between workouts and how the easiest thing we can do (lay down and pass out) somehow becomes the hardest thing to do for athletes and veterans. Mike reminsces on getting kicked out of high school biology. Rich gets black out....curtains. Mike started the Transitions from War blog to talk about his struggles getting home, PTSD, and addiction and then finding endurance sports...

Duration:00:46:06

Good Habits, Bad Habits, and Tris, Oh My - Episode 9

3/22/2018
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Mike and Rich discuss building good habits, kicking bad habits, and how habits can affect your daily life. Mike started the Transitions from War blog to talk about his struggles getting home, PTSD, and addiction and then finding endurance sports to really begin feeling whole again. Breaking the stereotype of Marines being illiterate, Mike and Rich met up in college at UC Berkeley. A few years after graduation they teamed up again, this time to discuss and promote a topic...

Duration:00:44:51

Mindfulness, Meditation, and Staying Sane

3/15/2018
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Mike and Rich discuss mindfulness, meditation, and how these practices help them stay sane. Mike educates Rich on the differences between mindfulness and meditation, and Rich keeps comparing both to Stoic philosophy.

Duration:00:52:17

Transitions from War - Episode 7 - Coach Rob Reinhard on Mental Health, Coaching, and Triathlon

3/8/2018
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Mike sits down with Coach Rob Reinhard of TriActive Endurance to talk about the intersection of endurance sports. Rob talks about his journey to the sport of triathlon and some tips for people looking to get into the sport. Find out more about Rob at TriActive Endurance Mike started the Transitions from War blog to talk about his struggles getting home, PTSD, and addiction and then finding endurance sports to really begin feeling whole again. Breaking the stereotype of Marines...

Duration:00:47:21

Transitions from War - Episode 6 - Fear, Loathing, and Leaving Your Comfort Zone

3/1/2018
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Mike and Rich return to the TFW studio and discuss fear. How does fear limit us in our pursuits and how can be use it instead, to propel us to new heights. Rich eats a Cholocate Chirp cookie and loves it. Mike keeps saying "powerful" and "yeah" way too much. Mike started the Transitions from War blog to talk about his struggles getting home, PTSD, and addiction and then finding endurance sports to really begin feeling whole again. Breaking the stereotype of Marines being...

Duration:01:08:16

Transitions from War - Episode 5 - Open Water Swimming, Training, Triathlon, and Yoga

2/22/2018
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On this episode, Mike and Rich discuss some of the fun and embarrassing times they have had during their training, competing, and boot camp. Mike started the Transitions from War blog to talk about his struggles getting home, PTSD, and addiction and then finding endurance sports to really begin feeling whole again. Breaking the stereotype of Marines being illiterate, Mike and Rich met up in college at UC Berkeley. A few years after graduation they teamed up again, this time to discuss...

Duration:01:12:34

*BONUS EPISODE: 15-minute Guided Meditation with Ocean Sounds

2/16/2018
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Today's bonus episode is a guided meditation to help you notice thoughts and feelings that are present. This will help you to gain better control of your actions when things get stressful. Many of us tend to push away thoughts and feelings that are unpleasant. Other times, they can seem like the only thing happening and cause us to lose focus on anything else happening around us. Practicing this consitently will help you to let these feelings come and go while you are better able to...

Duration:00:14:29

Transitions from War - Episode 4 - How do I get started?

2/15/2018
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In this episode, Mike and Rich review their weeks, discuss the books they are reading, then talk about practical ways to get started living an active lifestyle. Article links: -3 Steps to Your First Triathlon -5 Bad Fitness Habits I learned in the Marine Corps Transitions in life are rarely easy. They require us to change. They throw us off balance and by their nature force us to adapt. Coming home from war is among the most difficult transitions one can face. That's what we talk...

Duration:00:59:17