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Vancouver, BC

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The Svelte Yeti Health and Fitness Podcast promotes radical lifestyle transformation through athletics and plant-based living. We acknowledge the holistic and bio-psycho-soical nature of transformative change. Each week we provide thoughtful commentary and inspirational interviews on addiction, mental health, weight loss, insights on personal transformational experiences, and tools to support your new found journey. Podcast based out of Vancouver British Columbia, Canada.

Twitter:

@yetipodcast

Language:

English

Contact:

1-415-742-8776


Episodes

Port Coquitlam Animal Save: Taking Action Against Cruelty

9/24/2017
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"Fighting animal cruelty by giving all slaughterhouses glass walls." Hanging With Protesters Today I had the opportunity to hang out with the folks from Port Coquitlam Animal Save, a part of the international network known as, "The Save Movement," taking action against cruelty. We were outside Lilydale Food Products, an animal processing plant and subsidiary of Sofina Foods. To be honest, this was the first time that I have attended a protest as a vegan. Long story short, the experience...

Duration: 00:32:16


Dairy Is Deadly and Vegan Cheese Alternatives You Will Love

9/16/2017
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"What we eat, in the end, will either consume us or nourish our existence, nothing in-between." Dairy Is Deadly? Cohost Liz Garrett joins the show today to discuss the consumption of dairy and research on the potential health impacts. There is no doubt that dairy consumption has the potential to impact health. Some might even say, "Dairy is deadly!" Liz and I both share anecdotes from people we know that stopped consuming dairy, followed by a report from a family physician and the cautions...

Duration: 01:08:26


Vegans Are Obsessed Food Addicts Living Dangerously On The Edge

9/4/2017
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"Conviction is not obsession, but denial is!" What's In Today's Show? I provide a detailed reaction to a post on reddit I found this morning, claiming, "Vegans are obsessed food addicts living dangerously on the edge." Out of respect, I chose not to call out the author of the erroneous posting. Instead I formulate a well thought out "rant," setting the record straight on the nature of addiction and the incredible power of the vegan choice. The Nature of Substance Abuse, and Food Addicts...

Duration: 00:39:45


How To Avoid Heat Stroke - Tips For Runners

8/24/2017
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"Heat Stroke Tip #1: SLOW THE F$%K DOWN!" A Recent Request A reader recently asked if we would be willing to elaborate more on the previous article, "14 Tips for Running in the Heat," published about a year ago. Specifically, the reader asked us to go into greater detail about the tips and ticks we listed by providing examples. We agreed, and here it is! Summer Heat Running In another instalment of "Yeti Bits and Bobs," our periodic short-form show format, I talk about how to deal with the...

Duration: 00:25:57


One Year Podcast Anniversary - Our Best Shows In Review

8/15/2017
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“On this anniversary, we honour some of our favourite interview experiences.” A Year In Review Liz, Johnny and I are very excited to celebrate our first full year of episodes on the Svelte Yeti Health and Fitness Podcast. We play highlights from a few of our favourite episodes, and discuss our reaction to each: Estelle Matheson […] The post SYP Episode #038 – One Year Podcast Anniversary – Our Best Shows In Review appeared first on Svelte Yeti Health and Fitness.

Duration: 00:40:22


Yeti Bits and Bobs - "What The Health", Why This Movie Makes Vegans Look Like Idiots

8/11/2017
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“Vegans do not need evidence. Own it!” The Vegan Message All three team members at Svelte Yeti Health and Fitness (Liz, Johnny, and myself – Jerod Killick), eat a plant-based diet. We are not perfect. However, because of our belief that living vegan is the least violent and hopeful choice that a human can make, […] The post SYP Episode #037 – Yeti Bits and Bobs – “What The Health”, Why This Movie Makes Vegans Look Like Idiots appeared first on Svelte Yeti Health and Fitness.

Duration: 00:25:19


My Rich Roll Freak Out On Balance, and Other Persnickety Topics

7/28/2017
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“When considering balance, focus on the macro.” Friends Catching Up Liz and I have not done a show in over two months as co-hosts. How time flies! We get together today and pick-up where we left off in early June. We have both had a particularly busy summer so far, providing lots to great content […] The post SYP Episode #036 – My Rich Roll Freak Out On Balance, and Other Persnickety Topics appeared first on Svelte Yeti Health and Fitness.

Duration: 00:46:13


Staying In Motion: Incorporating Fitness At Home and Work

7/18/2017
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“Movement throughout the work day just might save your life!” The Sedentary Shift Today, as a follow-up to last week’s podcast episode on the importance of “moving your ass,” I discuss ways you can improve your health through focusing on movement throughout the day. We spend approximately 1800 hour in the office each year. The […] The post SYP Episode #035 – Staying In Motion: Incorporating Fitness At Home and Work appeared first on Svelte Yeti Health and Fitness.

Duration: 00:24:24


Yeti Bits and Bobs - Your Body Is Meant To Move, So Get Off Your Ass!

7/10/2017
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“The most powerful expression of your existence, is how you move your body around in this world!” In today’s short-form instalment of Yeti Bits and Bobs, I discuss facing discouragement, setting realistic goals, and putting the past in her place – far behind us on a shelf that we shall never return. Our transformational path […] The post SYP Episode #034 – Yeti Bits and Bobs – Your Body Is Meant To Move, So Get Off Your Ass! appeared first on Svelte Yeti Health and Fitness.

Duration: 00:16:57


Yeti Bits and Bobs - Harm Reduction and Plant-Based Living: Why I No Longer Call Myself Vegan

6/23/2017
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“Every vegan draws a line somewhere – It is still just a line in the sand.” Developing Clarity After consider feedback from listeners, and the powerful impact of a trip back home to Norway visiting family, I have made the decision to stop using the term “vegan” in describing my dietary choices. Instead, I am […] The post SYP Episode #033 – Yeti Bits and Bobs – Harm Reduction and Plant-Based Living: Why I No Longer Call Myself Vegan appeared first on Svelte Yeti Health and Fitness.

Duration: 00:20:49


Dealing With Anti-Vegan Physicians and Running The Ragnar

6/10/2017
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“The best physicians work as your advocate, not accuser!” Welcome to our 32nd episode! Today, Liz and I get together to discuss her amazing experience running on the Strong Hearts Vegan Power team at her first Ragnar. We then cover a disturbing negative experience she recently had with a physician as part of an assessment […] The post SYP Episode #032 – Dealing With Anti-Vegan Physicians and Running The Ragnar appeared first on Svelte Yeti Health and Fitness.

Duration: 00:54:18


Yeti Bits and Bobs - Dieting Is Killing You While Others Profit

5/30/2017
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“If someone is selling a diet, don’t buy it!” As a second instalment of “Yeti Bits and Bobs,” our series of short quips and advice to launch your transformation journey, I report on the dangers of dieting. In our previous episode, “Avoiding The Bonk,” I briefly discuss the importance of nutrition during long run efforts. But what about […] The post SYP Episode #031 – Yeti Bits and Bobs – Dieting Is Killing You While Others Profit appeared first on Svelte Yeti Health and Fitness.

Duration: 00:14:06


Sue Williston and the Art of Reinvention, Active Aging, and Beating Cancer

5/28/2017
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“We have this belief that we are going to go on forever, but of course, we will not.” Sue Williston joins the Svelte Yeti Podcast today, in a very heart-felt and personal interview on embracing change, staying active, and insights on beating cancer. With only a few short months to her 70th birthday, Sue shares with grace her experience as […] The post SYP Episode #030 – Sue Williston and the Art of Reinvention, Active Aging, and Beating Cancer appeared first on Svelte Yeti Health and...

Duration: 00:30:00


Yeti Bits and Bobs - Avoiding The Bonk

5/23/2017
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“Leave your ego at home! That is the best way to avoid the bonk!” Welcome to another “Yeti Bits and Bobs” episode, a periodic short-form style Svelte Yeti Podcast show, where we provide suggestions to common challenges for enthusiasts and athletes living a plant-based lifestyle. Don’t worry! We are still doing interviews! In-between guest line-ups and commentary […] The post SYP Episode #029 – Yeti Bits and Bobs – Avoiding The Bonk appeared first on Svelte Yeti Health and Fitness.

Duration: 00:13:50


Injury Prevention, Zero Drop Rant, and Athletic Sustainability

5/5/2017
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“Seriously, the whole zero drop concept is absolute crap!” Co-host Liz Garrett and I connect tonight via Skype to discuss our latest personal adventures, advice for mitigating injury, and athletic sustainability. In talking about injury prevention, we review three gimmicks, one dating back to the 90’s. I also go on a rather lengthy rant about the Altra […] The post SYP Episode #028 – Injury Prevention, Zero Drop Rant, and Athletic Sustainability appeared first on Svelte Yeti Health and...

Duration: 01:08:30


Harm Reduction Vs. The 12-Step Model

4/17/2017
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“Addicted or not, we are all looking for some form of an altered state.” Harm Reduction and the 12-Step model are discussed today. Often seen as opposite forms of treatment for substance dependence, both are evaluated for their contribution as part of a continuum of care. The 12-Step model begins in the 1930s after a […] The post SYP Episode #027 – Harm Reduction Vs. The 12-Step Model appeared first on Svelte Yeti Health and Fitness.

Duration: 00:47:28


Vegan Casualties, Myths, and Cannabis Using Ultra Runners

4/2/2017
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“Nikocado Avocado? Na! Should be more like Nikocado BACON!” For our April 1st episode on the Svelte Yeti Health and Fitness Podcast, Liz joins Jonny and I for a relaxed conversation about vegans who go rogue, common myths about vegan living, and the advent of cannabis use in the ultra running community (420games.org). We review […] The post SYP Episode #026 – Vegan Casualties, Myths, and Cannabis Using Ultra Runners appeared first on Svelte Yeti Health and Fitness.

Duration: 01:05:35


Fat Guy Running

3/20/2017
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“What was the best part of my weight loss journey? When I let go of being skinny!” Stand in front of a mirror, naked, and ask yourself what you see. If you can honestly say, out loud, that you love your body in that very moment, then listening to today’s episode is not worth your […] The post SYP Episode #025 – Fat Guy Running appeared first on Svelte Yeti Health and Fitness.

Duration: 00:38:01


The Killick's on Living Vegan and Gluten Free

3/12/2017
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“Going gluten free cured my lifelong digestive problems!” The Chat Johnny, both my partner and contributing editor at Svelte Yeti Health and Fitness, joins me today to discuss gluten free living. Johnny became vegan about a year ago, and then shifted to a vegan gluten free diet soon after. Johnny reports being plagued by a lifetime of digestive […] The post SYP Episode #024 – The Killick’s on Living Vegan and Gluten Free appeared first on Svelte Yeti Health and Fitness.

Duration: 00:25:39


The Dangers of an Athletic Identity

3/7/2017
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“Identity foreclosure is the result of prematurely and exclusively seeing yourself as an athlete.” Today I fly solo on the Svelte Yeti Health and Fitness Podcast. As a follow-up to the article I posted last week titled, “Toughest Decision Ever – Pulling Out of the BMO Vancouver Marathon,” I talk today about identity and the dangers of having a myopic […] The post SYP Episode #023 – The Dangers of an Athletic Identity appeared first on Svelte Yeti Health and Fitness.

Duration: 00:25:34

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