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We’re Changing the Podcast…

Our only goal with this podcast is progress over perfection. Making improvements over the course of time to learn, experiment, and create a show that we are deeply proud of. We want to make an impact on the world through … Continued

Duration: 01:19:06

Random Show #14

In this installment of the Random Show, Aaron updates Jackson on the craziness of his life, we reminisce about early TFF memories, and more. Connect with TFF: Website: Instagram: Facebook: Thought For Food Club: Twitter: Patreon: YouTube: Podcast:

Duration: 00:43:01

Nathan Runkle on Mercy For Animals, The Future of Food, and Finding Your Voice

While the majority of discussion at Thought For Food is rooted in our strengths in nutrition science and adventurous, healthy lifestyles, there is something much greater at stake than increasing our performance as athletes. The reason that both of us … Continued

Duration: 01:06:14

Why You Should Stop Working Out

Here in the West, we live within a culture that emphasizes certain body types, #fitnessgoals, and if you’re ain’t first, you’re last. Working out, exercise, and fitness are a means to an end – weight loss and muscle gain. We … Continued

Duration: 01:15:22

Clean Meat & Plant-Based Food Tech 101 with Christie Lagally

If you’ve been following the podcast for a while, you know we’re big fans of the idea of using a combo of education and market-based solutions to end factory farming and shift towards eating a more healthy, compassionate, and sustainable … Continued

Duration: 01:04:02

Random Show #13

Jackson’s solar eclipse experience and Aaron’s new birth experience are the topics of discussion in this random show! Connect with TFF: Website: Instagram: Facebook: Twitter: Patreon: YouTube: Podcast:

Duration: 00:59:29

Vegan 101 w/ Live Planted!

This whole “vegan” thing can be super daunting to people. Restrictive, difficult, radical, etc. are some of the common words associated with removing animals from your diet. But it doesn’t have to be this way. With a bit of planning, … Continued

Duration: 01:22:00

How To Travel on a Plant-Based Diet

Traveling is one of the greatest gifts of life. Exploring different places, cultures, and foods is something both of us are extremely passionate about. But how do you do it if you’re plant-based? Many people don’t believe it’s possible to … Continued

Duration: 01:02:14

Random Show #12

On this Random Show, Jackson and Aaron discuss food preferences for kids, our very different childhoods, Jackson’s existential crisis, and more. This was probably the most fun we’ve had on the Random Show, so we hope you … Continued

Duration: 01:09:17

Random Show #11

In this installment of the Random Show, Aaron and Jackson finally catch up after Jackson’s EuroTrip and discuss topics like minotaurs, real estate, and more. Link to our survey: Connect with TFF: Website: Instagram: Facebook: Twitter: Patreon: YouTube: Podcast:

Duration: 00:59:46

Plant-Based Parenting Series #2 – Birth & Breastfeeding

Welcome back to the Plant-Based Parenting Series! In the second installment of the series, Aaron walks you through: ∙ The intense birth experience of his daughter Lilah ∙ The effect of Cesarean Section births on the infant microbiota, how that … Continued

Duration: 00:36:30

Do We Need Carnitine? Preachy Vegan Advice, Enemas, and Gary Taubes | Q&A 009

We’re back with another Q&A! We’ve had a lot of questions lately, so decided to put out another Q&A show a bit sooner than normal. I’m writing this post and putting up the show as I sit in the London-Heathrow … Continued

Duration: 00:48:26

Random Show #10

Jackson, Ian, and Gruff debrief their epic Vegan Alpletic cycling adventure through the Alps, riding to inspire others to live a healthy, compassionate, and adventurous life. We go through the crazy days and then finish by talking more philosophically about … Continued

Duration: 01:11:10

Sonya Looney on Ultra Mountain Bike Racing, Being Brave, and Plant-Powered Adventure

Be brave. Do epic shit. This is the mantra, the motto, the ethos of professional mountain bike racer, Sonya Looney. This week’s guest embodies the Thought For Food Lifestyle almost perfectly. Sonya not only rides bikes faster than most, she’s … Continued

Duration: 01:17:18

Dr. James Rouse on the Power of Plants, Gratitude, and Unlocking Your Flow State

I’ve been super excited to share this episode with you for a long time. This week, I sit down with the charismatic, inspiring, and compassionate Dr. James Rouse. Dr. James is the co-founder and formulator of the plant-based nutrition company, … Continued

Duration: 01:10:33

Professional Cyclist Toms Skujiņš on Life in the Peloton, Training Philosophy, and Crashing

In the spirit of the current TFF theme of epic cycling, as well as celebrating the first week of the Tour de France, this week’s show is with professional cyclist, Toms Skujiņš. Toms races for Team Cannondale-Drapac, and originally hails from … Continued

Duration: 01:20:16

Random Show #9

Jackson, Ian, and Gruff check in before their first ride of the #VeganAlpletic trip and talk about the travel so far, the plan, and the goals of the trip. Let the ride begin. Donate to Mercy For Animals: Connect with TFF: Website: … Continued

Duration: 00:38:13

Animal Activism, Low Sex Drive, and Bean Haters?! | Q&A 008

This week’s show is yet another installment of our listener Q&A series, where we receive questions via email and then answer them on the show. In today’s episode, we cover topics ranging from apple cider vinegar usage for reducing abdominal … Continued

Duration: 01:00:06

Rip Esselstyn on Rescuing Your Health by Becoming Plant-Strong

This week on the podcast, we’re incredibly excited to share our conversation with plant-based legend, Rip Esselstyn. If you’re a veteran of the plant-based movement, you’ve most likely seen the acclaimed documentary Forks Over Knives, of which Rip plays … Continued

Duration: 01:10:44

Exercise Addiction Update

A while back on the show, we talked about our struggles with exercise addiction, a problem that is very common among athletes and health/fitness community. We shared our experiences with this topic, and tried to unpack how to … Continued

Duration: 01:11:08

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