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Abel James of answers your questions and interviews leaders in the paleo, primal, evolutionary, and ancestral field to share secrets about losing fat, building muscle, and improving your health. Join us and have some fun!




Niyi Sobo: How to Think Like A Pro Athlete

Can programing your day like an NFL pro help you reach your goals? Niyi Sobo is a former NFL running back for the New Orleans Saints. After he hung up his cleats, though, he had to create a new career.

Duration: 00:52:51

Kat & Brent: Rock Star Couple Drops 80+ Pounds “Without Working Out”

Just 12 months after watching our TV show on ABC, Kat has shed 40 pounds, and Brent is down 47... without working out. Sounds wacky, but you’re about to learn why focusing on food and lifestyle can work so well.

Duration: 00:52:53

Amy Clover: How To Beat Depression With A Dumbbell

Can burpees actually boost your mood? Science is now telling us that exercise can be a better healing therapy for depression than prescription medication.

Duration: 00:37:16

Jay Cardiello: Why The Best Trainers Secretly Want to Be Fired

Back on the show this week is my friend, coach and ABC TV Co-Star, Jay Cardiello. Jay has coached pro athletes in the NFL and MLB... and he’s also trained A-List celebs including Jennifer Lopez, Ryan Seacrest and 50 Cent (no big deal).

Duration: 00:54:51

Anna Vocino: Comedians, Cream Cheese & Cooking for Celiacs

Anna Vocino is a voice-over talent and stand-up comedian who also happens to be a celiac and cookbook author. And her cauliflower tots are out of hand.

Duration: 00:46:41

Jack Peters: 9-Year-Old Whiz Kid Explains How Sports Make Us Smarter

You’re about to hear from a remarkable 9 year old who I met at a book signing last spring who made me feel a heck of a lot better. This fourth-grader not only read all the way through my book, The Wild Diet, but also shared a story I won’t forget.

Duration: 00:34:24

Dr. William Davis: Undoctored, Why Health Care Stinks & Playing Xbox on a Bicycle

Health care is a weird scene at best, and a misnomer at worst. Another good excuse to eat your vegetables ladies and gentlemen. But never fear, today's guest, mega-bestselling author and cardiologist, Dr. William Davis, is here to help us figure it all out.

Duration: 00:47:28

Vinnie Tortorich: Prince, Road Food & The Tapeworm Diet

Returning to the show this week, our guest Vinnie Tortorich, will give us a behind-the-scenes look at what really goes on in the broadcasting world, and how the life of a celebrity is often not what it seems.

Duration: 01:00:29

Srini Pillay: Play for a Living and “Dabble” Your Way to Success

There are surprising benefits to getting your creative juices flowing, and today we’re here with returning guest, Dr. Srini Pillay, to dig into the inner workings of the mind and how to use tinkering to improve all areas of your life.

Duration: 00:58:24

How Tommie Whitaker Shed 100+ Pounds WITHOUT Exercise

It's strange but true: Tommie Whitaker has lost 108 pounds in just 13 months... without exercise. Instead, he's rocking out in the kitchen and fueling with real food from The Wild Diet.

Duration: 00:55:29

Dr. Terry Wahls: How to Defy Your Diagnosis and Reverse Autoimmune Disease

We’re here today with a remarkable woman and friend, Dr. Terry Wahls. She teaches others how to heal conditions commonly considered to be untreatable with cutting-edge science and a healthy dollop of good old common sense.You Might Also Like: Tim Ferriss: Why World-Class Performers Are Flawed CreaturesMatt Riemann: 3D Printed Burgers, Epigenetics & The…John Gray, PhD: How to Boost Testosterone & Keep…Dr. Amy Myers: The Thyroid Connection, Leaky Gut & How…Robb Wolf: What’s Healthier, a...

Duration: 00:49:44

Robb Wolf: What’s Healthier, a Cookie or a Banana? (The Answer Will Surprise You)

On this show with research biochemist and bestselling author Robb Wolf, you’ll learn why we lose ourselves to cravings to donuts and chips, how to reboot your health practically for free.

Duration: 00:58:20

Dr. Andrew Miles: Why We Binge on Junk (and What To Do About It)

Why do we eat when we’re not hungry? Today we’re here with Andrew Miles, award-winning doctor of oriental medicine, whose work connects traditional Chinese medicine, Western science and the future of healing.

Duration: 00:52:54

Matt Riemann: 3D Printed Burgers, Epigenetics & The Future of Health

It’s ironic. We’re overloaded with “health and fitness” technology, but our collective health is worse than ever. Learn why all that is about to change on this show with Matt Riemann, a social entrepreneur in personalized health.

Duration: 00:47:25

Jeff Chilton: How to Power-Up with Mushrooms

My guest this week, Jeff Chilton, will teach you to spot the difference between the real thing and a well-marketed, pricey placebo in a bottle and he’ll be talking about how medicinal mushrooms can improve your health and performance.

Duration: 00:46:39

Melissa Joulwan: How to Cook Healthy Meals in 45 Minutes or Less

Is it possible to cook great meals in minutes? In this interview, Melissa Joulwan shows busy people like us how to make crazy-delicious meals without losing our minds in the kitchen.

Duration: 00:43:31

Danny Dreyer: ChiRunning, Ultra-Marathons & How to Run Without Your Legs

Returning to Fat-Burning Man this week is my running mentor, Danny Dreyer. Learn how to "run without your legs” and harness the principles of Tai Chi to increase your running efficiency, endurance, and speed.

Duration: 00:52:02

Dr. Cate Shanahan: Why Kobe Bryant Drinks Bone Broth

From Gwyneth Paltrow to Kobe Bryant, big time celebs are hopping on the broth train. Not to mention, our guest this week helped Dwight Howard conquer sugar addiction. You’re about to learn how.

Duration: 00:53:40

Dr. David Perlmutter: Intermittent Fasting, Epigenetics & What Sugar Really Does To Your Brain

Do you know what sugar really does to your brain? In this week's show with returning guest Dr. David Perlmutter, learn how food changes your genetic code, what sugar does to your brain, and how to maintain health as you age.

Duration: 00:56:18

Tim Ferriss: Why World-Class Performers Are Flawed Creatures

Today we’re here with returning guest, our friend Mr. Tim Ferriss, to deconstruct the most transformative habits you can learn from the top-performers in the world.

Duration: 01:08:28

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