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Mindful Warrior Podcast

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The Mindful Warrior, co-hosted by former NFL players Eben Britton and Nate Jackson, offers riveting insight into life as a professional athlete from the perspective of those who lived it. Through revealing interviews with athletes, entertainers, and thought leaders both inside and outside the world of professional sports, co-hosts Britton and Jackson tackle the myths and realities of getting paid to compete. The Mindful Warrior takes the listener on a journey through the highs and lows of life as a professional athlete and the unconventional paths taken when the game is over.

The Mindful Warrior, co-hosted by former NFL players Eben Britton and Nate Jackson, offers riveting insight into life as a professional athlete from the perspective of those who lived it. Through revealing interviews with athletes, entertainers, and thought leaders both inside and outside the world of professional sports, co-hosts Britton and Jackson tackle the myths and realities of getting paid to compete. The Mindful Warrior takes the listener on a journey through the highs and lows of life as a professional athlete and the unconventional paths taken when the game is over.
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The Mindful Warrior, co-hosted by former NFL players Eben Britton and Nate Jackson, offers riveting insight into life as a professional athlete from the perspective of those who lived it. Through revealing interviews with athletes, entertainers, and thought leaders both inside and outside the world of professional sports, co-hosts Britton and Jackson tackle the myths and realities of getting paid to compete. The Mindful Warrior takes the listener on a journey through the highs and lows of life as a professional athlete and the unconventional paths taken when the game is over.

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@MindfulPod

Language:

English


Episodes

17:Goodell vs Cannabis

1/15/2018
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Roger Goodell stops by the podcast to plead his case against allowing cannabis use in the NFL.

Duration: 00:50:45


16-In The Moment: Welcome To 2018

1/5/2018
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Nate and Eben open the new year discussing current issues in the NFL, new faces in the Playoffs and new cannabis science and laws.

Duration: 01:03:21


15-Kyle Turley: Pro-Bowl Offensive Lineman

12/18/2017
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All-Pro Kyle Turley drops the truth about his NFL career and his post retirement battle with pills and injuries. He's even generous enough to play us a song, a Mindful Warrior first!

Duration: 01:05:41


14-Len May: Medical Cannabis Specialist

12/11/2017
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Len May joins us to talk about the science of cannabis and how it can work differently within individuals based on their genetics. He gives insight into the endocannabinoid system and the chemistry of the medical benefits of cannabis.

Duration: 00:59:01


13-Stefan Fatsis: Author & Journalist

11/8/2017
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Stefan joins us as the first journalist to be on the Mindful Warrior. He tells us about his time undercover in NFL training camp as a kicker and a long career covering sports.

Duration: 01:05:33


12-Eben Britton: Jacksonville Jaguars Offensive Lineman

10/30/2017
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Co-host becomes the guest as Nate grills Eben over his NFL Career

Duration: 00:50:22


11-Dr. Julie Anthony: Tennis Pro and Sports Psychologist

10/20/2017
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Dr. Julie Anthony joins us about being a tennis pro in the 70s and her time as a sports psychologist with the Philadelphia Flyers.

Duration: 00:53:45


10-Jim McAlpine: The 420 Games Founder and New West Summit Co-Founder

10/3/2017
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Jim is here to talk about the business landscape of the growing cannabis industry and shattering the stereotypes of cannabis users.

Duration: 01:11:44


9-Jake Plummer - Denver Broncos & Arizona Cardinals Quarterback

9/15/2017
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Jake Plummer led his teams to a combined 40-18 record in the NFL and is here today to talk about the mindset that it takes to will a team to victory. From Arizona State, to retirement in the mountains of Idaho, Jake is an open and very entertaining book.

Duration: 01:02:47


8-Riley Cote - Philadelphia Flyer

9/11/2017
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Riley Cote tells us about his early career as a young man in the AHL and his role as an enforcer on the Philadelphia Flyers. He discusses his post retirement life and role as an advocate for the Hemp Heals Foundation.

Duration: 01:01:33


7-Nate Jackson - Denver Bronco & NYT Best Selling Author

9/11/2017
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Eben talks to Nate about his career and his experience going from NFL Tight-End to published author. Nate describes his development as a writer and navigating the world of publishing.

Duration: 00:54:19


6-Chris Borland - San Francisco 49er & Wisconsin Badger

9/11/2017
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Chris Borland stunned everyone when he retired immediately after his break-out NFL rookie season. Despite the potential of a stellar career ahead of him, the dangers of CTE and head trauma were too real to be ignored. He joins us to talk about his decision and what he he has discovered in his post football life.

Duration: 00:50:24


5-Bas Rutten - UFC Hall of Famer & MMA Legend

9/11/2017
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Bas Rutten is here to tell us his story of growing up a skinny bully-magnet to being one of the greatest fighters ever to step into a ring.

Duration: 00:56:41


4-Pain & Injury

9/10/2017
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Nate and Eben talk about their experience with pain and injury. They pull back the curtain on pain management and injury recovery techniques that are used and abused in the professional sports world.

Duration: 01:01:19


3-Grant Mattos (Part 2), San Diego Charger & "Survivor" Contestant

9/10/2017
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A story so big it took two episodes! Former NFL Receiver Grant Mattos lays out his career from community college, to playing at USC with Pete Carroll, and onto the San Diego Chargers. After retirement his story only gets better, taking him from bar backing at the Spearmint Rhino in Las Vegas to the final rounds in the reality show, Survivor.

Duration: 00:57:05


2-Grant Mattos (Part 1), San Diego Charger and Survivor Contestant

9/10/2017
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Former NFL Receiver Grant Mattos lays out his career from community college, to playing at USC with Pete Carroll, and onto the San Diego Chargers. After retirement his story only gets better, taking him from bar backing at the Spearmint Rhino in Las Vegas to the final rounds in the reality show, Survivor.

Duration: 01:13:47


1-Nate Jackson & Eben Britton

9/10/2017
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Co-Hosts Nate and Eben describe their own journeys from being kids with a dream to competing with the world's best athletes in the NFL.

Duration: 01:00:05