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158: Bart Yasso - Stories from a Lifetime of Running the World Over

Available On: iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | Spotify Bart Yasso, known as the “Mayor of Running,” is the now-retired Runner's World Chief Running Officer, and author of My Life on the Run and Race Everything. In addition to his induction into the Running USA Hall of Champions, Yasso was recently inducted into the Road Runners Club of America Distance Running Hall of Fame. Yasso started running in the late '70s on a whim. Finding it both easy and natural, he fell in love with the sport...


157: Ara Katz and Raja Dhir - On Gut Science, the Microbiome, and Probiotics

Available On: iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | Spotify Ara Katz and Raja Dhir founded Seed, an ecosystem of kindred scientists, doctors, innovators, entrepreneurs, and translational storytellers from around the world. Seed's members collectively believe in the potential of the microbiome to improve human and planetary health. Raja Dhir leads Seed’s research strategy and academic collaborations, clinical trial design, product development, and intellectual property strategy. Raja is the...


156: Thad Beaty - Music That Moves

Available On: iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | Spotify For Thad Beaty, musician-turned-triathlete, “Music That Moves” is the literal summation of his incredible journey thus far. A guitarist who has spent 9 years with country juggernaut Sugarland, he has shared stages with Lady Gaga, Bon Jovi, Kenny Chesney, Rhianna, and Beyoncé as well as contributing as a writer on albums selling upwards of 10 million copies. After his mother’s diagnosis with colon cancer and his own realization that...


155: Katja Pantzar - The Finnish Way Through Sisu

Available On: iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | Spotify Katja Pantzar is a Helsinki-based writer, editor and broadcast journalist. Her newest book was published in the UK, Germany, and in June 2018 in the USA. It's called The Finnish Way: Finding Courage, Wellness, and Happiness through the Power of Sisu (Tarcher Perigee/Penguin Books). The Finnish Way takes readers on a journey to Finland and explores simple and sensible ways to boost well-being inspired by the Nordic lifestyle ranging...


154: Mark Sisson: On Cholesterol, Keto, and Each of the WLC's 7 Daily Habits

Available On: iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | Spotify Mark Sisson is founder of Primal Nutrition, LLC and Primal Kitchen, LLC, New York Times Bestselling Author, health and wellness revolutionary, and founder of Mark’s Daily Apple, the #1-ranked blog for over a decade in its health and fitness category. He is also wrote The Primal Blueprint, which was credited with turbocharging the growth of the primal/paleo movement back in 2009. Prior to his life as a health and wellness educator and...


153: Sarah Ballantyne — The Paleo Mom on How Eating Real Food Can Change Everything

Available On: iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | Spotify Sarah Ballantyne, Ph.D. is the creator of the award-winning online resource ThePaleoMom.com, co-host of the syndicated top-rated The Paleo View Podcast, New York Times bestselling author of Paleo Principles The Paleo Approach The Paleo Approach Cookbook, and The Healing Kitchen; creator of the online program Go To Bed, and creator of the top-rated online course, The Autoimmune Protocol Lecture Series. Sarah earned her doctorate...


152: Farmer Paul Greive - Most "Free Range Organic" Chickens Never See the Light of Day

Available On: iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | Spotify Paul Greive is making a difference. He's the co-founder and CEO of PastureBird - the country's largest supplier of REAL pasture raised, free-range chicken in the Country. And what do I mean by real? Well, "pasture raised", when you see it on packaging in the market, doesn't mean what you think it does. Here's his story: When Paul got out of the military in 2011 and became a Certified Public Accountant, he decided to do something...


151: Kevin Rose — Lifehacker, Visionary Tech Investor, and CEO of Oak Meditation

Available On: iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | Spotify Kevin Rose is a pioneer in the tech world. He's been named in the list of the Top 25 Angel Investors (Bloomberg), Top 25 Web Celebrities (Forbes), Top 25 Most Influential People on the Web (Time and Businessweek), and Top 35 Innovators under 35 (MIT). He founded the social news site Digg, was a general partner at Google Ventures (investing in companies like Ripple, Medium, and Nextdoor), and prior to that started investing as an...


150: Tracy Sundlun — Co-Founder of the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series

Available On: iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | Spotify Tracy Sundlun is best known as one of the co-founders of the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series, which with his involvement, grew to 29 events in 15 states, Washington DC, and 6 other countries, in which over 500,000 runners competed each year. He has over 4 decades of involvement in virtually every facet of the sports of track and field, long distance running, and race walking. His experience includes everything from coaching (including...


149: Dr. Mark Goulston — Transforming Relationships and Upgrading Your Happy Through Listening

Available On: iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | Spotify Dr. Mark Goulston is a psychiatrist, a mentor to top executives and CEOs, bestselling author, and is considered to be the world's number one expert in deep listening and influence. His book, Just Listen, is the top book on listening in the world. He teaches listening for empathy around the world to highly diverse groups of people including FBI and SWAT hostage negotiators, coaches, teachers and educators, and recently in Moscow to over...


148: Josh Mantz - Back From the Dead With a Message About Living

Available On: iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | Spotify Josh Mantz graduated from West Point in 2005 and received the Purple Heart and Bronze Star with Valor while serving in combat in Iraq. In 2007, Josh died after suffering a gunshot wound in Baghdad, only to be miraculously revived by an expert medical team after his heart stopped for a full fifteen minutes. To chronicle his journey back from the dead to a place of truly living, Josh wrote his #1 best-selling book, The Beauty of a...


147: Kevin Carter — Father, Philanthropist, Former NFL Player & Super Bowl Champion

Available On: iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | Spotify Kevin Carter is a 14-Year NFL veteran, Super Bowl Champion, Sports Broadcaster, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist. He recently hosted the highest rated college gameday show on ESPNU - The Experts and College Game Day. With four stellar seasons in the NFL, Carter turned his fifth season with the Rams into the best of his career. In 1999 he led the NFL in sacks with 17, earning him Pro Bowl, All-Pro, and All-Madden honors. Carter...


146: Charles Mayfield — Farmer, Father, and Bestselling Author of Paleo Comfort Foods

Available On: iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | Spotify Charles Mayfield, both an early adopter and leader in the paleo nutrition world, got started down this road based on personal desire to put the best, healthiest, and nutritious food on the table for himself and his family. His intention recently expanded from that to now include being responsible for raising healthy livestock and taking care of our land, making it sustainable and renewable for years and generations to come. Charles...


145: Paul Chek— Founder of the C.H.E.K (Corrective Holistic Exercise Kinesiology) Institute

Available On: iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | Spotify Paul Chek is a holistic health practitioner, a.k.a. "a healer." He developed a knack for it quite by accident about 30 years ago, when his teammates on the US Army boxing team found that they felt better and healed faster after having him work on them. He went on to study healing arts for the majority of two decades all over the world. He didn't leave a stone unturned, learning from as many different types of healers possible, in as...


144: Katie Wells — The Wellness Mama

Available On: iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | Spotify Katie Wells, the “Wellness Mama,” is a wife, a mom of six, an award-winning blogger, author, podcaster, and a real-food crusader. Her mission with WellnessMama.com is to provide simple answers for healthier families through practical tips, real food recipes, natural beauty and cleaning tutorials, natural remedies and more. To handle her daily workload, Katie has developed systems and tips for living a Wellness Lifestyle™ with a...


143: Megan Morrone — TWiT.tv Host, Mother, Whole Life Challenger

Available On: iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | Spotify Megan Morrone is a technology journalist hosting video shows covering tech news, longform interviews, and tips for normal people trying to make their way in a world where tech can be as confusing as it is ubiquitous. She is also a freelance writer, wife, and mom to three children and one dog (who reads and responds to her email for her and helps her attain inbox-zero!) Since 2015 Megan has been hosting and producing shows on TWiT...


142: Jimmy Rosenberg — if You Juice it, They Will Come

Available On: iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | Spotify Jimmy Rosenberg was looking for a way to make some dough in the summer of 1983. He got this idea…sell juice on the beach. So he got some fruit, blended it in his kitchen, and started selling the juice by the cup (poured from a jug) on the beach in Santa Monica. Little did he know that inauspicious start would lead to the formation of two mega juice companies – Naked Juice and Evolution Fresh. His first attempt, a pretty impressive...


141: Dr. Jeremy Brook — The Healing Art of Chiropractic and Movement

Available On: iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | Spotify Dr. Jeremy Brook, aka “The Spinechecker,” is a Los Angeles-based chiropractor, yogi, and movement specialist. He is the founder of The Life Center Chiropractic, a unique healing oasis that incorporates the disciplines of chiropractic, spinal corrective protocols, yoga, and other movement art forms to make sure the spine, body, and mind are aligned. In addition to his private practice, Dr. Brook has been teaching an anthropological,...


140: Ronnie Teasdale -- On Unicycling, Water, Sound Healing and Supercharging Your Life

Available On: iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | Spotify How do you describe Ronnie Teasdale? Figuring out how to capture him in conversation and in writing, that’s the problem I ran into after spending a few hours with him recording the podcast. Ronnie grew up in Michigan playing hockey practically every day of his life until he was 23 years old. At the height of his hockey “career,” he was what I’d call an “enforcer” — the guy you’d put in to take out (by brute force) whatever player on...


139: Michael Gervais -- On Unraveling the Secrets of Masters

Available On: iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | Spotify Throughout his career, Dr. Michael Gervais has followed a central question: Is there a common thread connecting those who change how we understand how the world works? As a high-performance psychologist, published, peer-reviewed author and recognized speaker on optimal human performance, Michael Gervais works in the trenches of high-stakes environments, where there is no luxury for mistakes, hesitation, or failure to respond. While...