I AM Healthy & Fit
By Steve Jordan
I AM Healthy & FitFeb 20, 2019
116. Karen Brailsford: Align With The Divine Wherever You Are
Author and spiritual guide Karen Brailsford has worked on staff at Newsweek, Elle, People, In Touch, and E! Entertainment covering arts and culture, Hollywood, fashion, beauty, and human interest. Her writing has also appeared in The New York Times Book Review, Black Enterprise, Interview, and other publications. A native New Yorker, Karen is a graduate of The Brearley School and Yale. Her paintings have been exhibited at Bergamot Station in Santa Monica, California, and elsewhere. Karen lives in Los Angeles, the City of Angels, where she is a licensed spiritual practitioner with the Agape International Spiritual Center. Paris, the City of Light, is her go-to landscape. Sacred Landscapes of the Soul: Aligning with the Divine Wherever You Are (Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing) is her first book.
Order Here: Sacred Landscape of the Soul
112. Trust the Grind: How World-Class Athletes Got To The Top
Jeremy is the author of Trust The Grind: How World-Class Athletes Got To The Top, which reached #1 on Amazon’s Teen/Young Adult Fitness & Exercise Bestseller list and was also recognized by the National Alliance for Youth Sports.
Jeremy was born and raised in Ashland, Massachusetts. He graduated from UMass Amherst with a degree in Communications. Aside from writing, Jeremy focuses on spreading love, and positivity. He puts a heavy emphasis on the importance of fitness, eating right, and taking a genuine interest in those around you.
In this episode Jeremy shares:
- How the loss of his grandfather and best friend fuels his desire to spread love and positivity.
- What motivated him to become an author at the age of 23 years old.
- The challenges he faced getting world-class athletes to accepts his cold call to be interviewed for his book.
- What the grind means and why it's important to be successful in every area of your life.
- The lessons he learned from Terrell Owens, Georges St. Pierre, Jason Kidd, Chipper Jones, and many other famous athletes.
- When you come from a place of love there's no stopping you.
- And so much more...
Visit Jeremy at realjeremy.com and on Instagram.
111: W. Keith Campbell: Narcissism - One Of The Greatest Challenges Of Our Time and What You Can Do About It
As seen and heard on the Joe Rogan Experience, W. Keith Campbell, PhD, is a professor of psychology at the University of Georgia, as well as the author of The Narcissism Epidemic, When You Love a Man Who Loves Himself, and more than 120 peer-reviewed articles. His newest book is entitled, The New Science of Narcissism: Understanding One of the Greatest Psychological Challenges of Our Time - and What You Can Do About It..
Dr. Campbell lives in Athens, Georgia.
In this episode we discuss:
- What narcissism is and how it can play a positive and negative role in your life?
- How narcissism is more prevalent today than ever before in history do to the adjunct of social media, selfies, and self-promoting.
- What to do if you or someone you love might have narcissism?
- The role that social media and COVID has on depression and the remedies that include exercise, diet, sleep, socializing, and having a purpose can play in combatting it.
- Plant medicine and its positive effects on your ability to perhaps rewire, integrate, and play a positive role in your life.
- And so much more
More at https://narcissismlab.com
110. Fit for Success with Nick Shaw
Nick Shaw is the founder and CEO of Renaissance Periodization, a wildly popular fitness company founded on evidence-based practices that have helped hundreds of thousands of members achieve their health, athletic performance, and physique goals.
His company RP (Renaissance Periodization) has helped hundreds of thousands of members worldwide reach their health & fitness goals. He has been featured in Forbes twice for becoming a successful multi-million dollar year business and then transitioning that into a tech company. He has also been awarded the Early Career Achievement Award by my alma mater, the University of Michigan.
Pre-order Nick's book, Fit for Success, on Amazon https://www.amazon.com/Fit-Success-Lessons-Achievement-Leading-ebook/dp/B08LT1GRWP
109. Tim James: Creating A Chemical Free Body
Tim James is the founder and CEO of ChemicalFreeBody.com, a mission-based organization that is passionate about helping everybody to ignite their highest excitement in life by putting themselves and their health first. Tim discovered a new way to view health and nutrition when he visited a world-renowned health institute that specialized in detoxing & nutrition with his best friend Charles, who was being treated for cancer. Ever since, Tim has been striving for optimal health and has completely transformed his life and body, dropping nearly 40 lbs and successfully treating his own health problems!
When Charles was considered cancer-free after 2 years, Chemical Free Body was born with the mission to share the power in taking responsibility for one’s own well-being! It's a transformational journey, and individuals have to dig deep to find what works. Tim shares his knowledge with thousands of people to help them transform themselves!
Use promo code: healthy at checkout to receive a discount for your first purchase on www.chemicalfreebody.com.
108. Situps Are Stupid and Crunches Are Crap & The Good Sh*T | Dr. Todd Sinett
It’s time to change the way you think about, and exercise, your abs. Dr. Todd Sinett, a second-generation chiropractor and certified fitness trainer, explains why you should never do a sit-up or any version of a crunch ever again! Sinett’s innovative new book—which includes a detailed exercise routine (illustrated with photos) and a meal guide—teaches healthier and smarter ways to get great abs without compromising your back and neck anymore. Sit-Ups Are Stupid and Crunches Are Crap, based on the science of flexion, addresses the key issue of core imbalance and the resulting (and totally unnecessary) pain. Dr. Sinett shows how achieving core balance will transform your flexibility, breathing, and digestion—and, yes, get you the abs you’ve always wanted. Great abs no longer have to equal great pain.
The Good Sh*t will teach you about the digestive system and how your body talks. You'll learn how to wade through all the diet bullsh*t that hasn't worked for you and never will. You'll learn how to figure out which foods are affecting your output and how to best create a nutrition plan that works for you and the way your body functions. You will learn what a good sh*t is, what it should look like, and how to have them regularly so that you can start looking and feeling better. This book is a path to self-discovery that will open your eyes to specific foods that you digest and excrete well, as well as others that you will, should be staying away from—even if they have been described as a supposed "superfood." By looking at your output, The Good Sh*t will help you understand the best things to input. Ultimately, this is a book about how to have really great sh*ts.
For more information about Dr. Todd and his programs visit:
www.drsinett.com and www.backbridge.com
107. From Tragedy To Living With Vibrancy
Jodi Cohen is a bestselling author, award-winning journalist, and founder of Vibrant Blue Oils, a top resource for essential oils online, which welcomes 300,000 visitors every year. Her #1 bestselling book, Healing with Essential Oils, synthesizes decades of leading scientific research to help explain how essential oils can work to support the body and the brain. Random House will publish her second book, Essential Oils to Boost the Brain and Heal the Body, on March 16, 2021.
After personally experiencing the profound physical and mental benefits of essential oils in addressing her own anxiety, insomnia, and autoimmunity, Jodi wanted to know why. Today, she holds certifications in nutritional therapy, functional neurology, herbalism, and aromatherapy, along with multiple continuing education courses in plant medicine, brain health, Chinese medicine, and herbalism.
Jodi has worked closely with healthcare practitioners, including MDs, NDs, nurse practitioners, chiropractors, acupuncturists, health coaches, nutritionists, and yoga instructors, to implement the most effective essential oil protocols in clinical practice to support underlying imbalances that often lead to disease, including sleep, stress, digestion, inflammation, detoxification, and blood-sugar imbalances.
She has since curated and compiled these learnings in her books, blog, and classes to educate more than 65,000 practitioners, individuals, and families across the nation on best practices for essential oils to balance the body and the brain.
In 2012, she founded Vibrant Blue Oils, a collection of proprietary blends of organic and wild-crafted essential oils—and a popular destination for the hundreds of thousands of health-seeking consumers and practitioners who depend on her supply of quality essential oils.
Trained as an investigative journalist, Jodi earned her MBA from Columbia University, and has worked as a marketing executive at Microsoft, Time Inc., and US News & World Report—and earlier in her career, as a legislative aide to Senator Ted Kennedy.
Today, Jodi devotes her time to help educate and inspire people to take back and rebalance their health by incorporating the simple, potent practice of essential oils into their lives.
She has had the honor of speaking at Columbia Business School, JJ Virgin’s MindShare Summit, The Nutritional Therapy Association Conference, and Natalie Lussier’s Off the Charts, and featured in several popular wellness publications, including Wellness Mama, Thyroid Pharmacist, and Elephant Journal, among others. See all of Jodi’s interviews here.
Jodi is deeply honored to be a participant in your journey to health and hopes to stay connected. Her passion for using essential oils grows deeper with every new discovery, every success story, and every client challenge that leads her to discover more solutions.
She would love to connect with you to learn about your successes and challenges and also share new research and healing strategies. Please stay in touch. You can find us on social media and by joining our email list. I hope to see you there!
Learn more about Vibrant Essential Oils at https://vibrantblueoils.com/
106. HAB. The Best Water Flavor Product On The Market
Shane McCassy, The Founder and CEO of Hab has spent the last 17 years growing exciting startups and influential brands like Oakley, Amp’d Mobile, Muscle Milk, and Tone It Up. His experience has given him the privilege of launching national retailers, websites, mobile apps, and has commercialized more than 100 consumer products in the health and wellness space. During his 7 year tenure as Director of Marketing at Muscle Milk, their goal was to position protein as a lifestyle product and bring it to the masses like it hadn’t been before. As COO of Tone It Up he learned the power of community and the impact of a company aimed to do good.
During his 5 years with Tone It Up, Shane became much more aware of his own sustainability and began to eliminate plastic and single-use waste from his daily life. This lifestyle change and previous experiences led him to the idea behind Hab. He loved drinking water from his reusable bottle but would turn to a plastic bottle or aluminum can when he needed a little flavor. After too many days of seeing the pile of single-use waste, he thought, “There has to be a product that gives me the flavor I love without all the waste!”
After finding no such products that fit his core values, he began the development of Hab. Hab’s guiding principles were simple; Let's make water taste amazing, with a plastic-free supply chain, no single-use waste, and never any artificial ingredients. The solution is Hab’s naturally flavored bits, a dose-as-you-like tablet that pairs perfectly with your reusable bottle of choice, flat or bubbly. He hopes you all enjoy great tasting fruit-flavored water, sustainably.
In this episode:
- The importance of drinking water
- Sustainability and what that means in the water industry
- Energy, focus, attention, and mood can all be related to drinking water
- Flavored water and how it can encourage you to drink more of it
- The background of HAB (HABIT) and creating a revolutionary product to flavor water
105. Be Transformed Through The Renewal of Your Mind with TJ Loeffler:
Born and raised in Virginia, TJ moved to Manhattan in 2011 to begin his career at Goldman Sachs (on Wall Street). After a spiritual awakening and a decade-long journey of life transformation, he now uses his gifts in speaking and coaching to share lessons from his story.
His company, Loeffler International, offers highly customized individual and group coaching for authentic leaders who are navigating their own personal awakening. Using an innovative and holistic approach, TJ and his team seek to empower people on their journey by helping them identify the right mindset before deciding on a new strategy.
In this podcast we discuss:
- The importance of mindset in achieving any goal you want
- Creating barriers in life for ultimate freedom and fulfillment
- The importance of honoring or loving oneself
- Asking questions like, "What would happen if?" and its importance to self-growth and discovery
- And so much more
104. Spiritual Practice for Crazy Times | Practical Tools to Cultivate Calm, Clarity, and Courage | Philip Goldberg
Philip Goldberg is an Interfaith Minister, public speaker, and author whose numerous books include the award-winning American Veda: From Emerson and the Beatles to Yoga and Meditation, How Indian Spirituality Changed the West; The Life of Yogananda: The Story of the Yogi Who Became the First Modern Guru, and the forthcoming Spiritual Practice for Crazy Times: Powerful Tools to Cultivate Clarity, Calm and Courage. He blogs on Elephant Journal and Spirituality & Health, cohosts the popular Spirit Matters podcast, and leads American Veda Tours to India.
Visit Philip at http://philipgoldberg.com/.
103. The Relationship Between Inflammation and All Chronic Disease (Including COVID-19) with Dr. David Hanscom
r. David Hanscom is an orthopedic complex spinal deformity surgeon. Now, based in the SFB area after quitting his practice in Seattle, he is on a mission: reintroducing true healing into medicine. He believes that doctors should spend quality time with their patients so they can listen and understand their complete situation.
Since the COVID-19 outbreak, which he tested positive for and experienced, Dr. Hanscom has been working with a team of other medical doctors and researchers, exploring the relationship between inflammation and ALL Chronic disease from back pain to cancer to COVID-19. What they discovered is quite remarkable – we’ll discuss this today!
Dr. Hanscom’s most recent book is titled Do You Really Need Spine Surgery? Take Control With a Spine Surgeon’s Advice. His website is loaded with valuable information to help people take control and live in complete and whole wellness.
102. The Future of Fitness | Eric Malzone
Eric Malzone's professional experience stems from a decade in various sales and marketing roles that led him to open a CrossFit affiliate in 2009, Gravitas Fitness. After 9+ years of owning multiple gyms and a deep analysis of his own “ideal day”, he decided to successfully exit his brick and mortar businesses to pursue the life he (and his wife) wanted while creating a bigger impact on the fitness industry as a whole.
Since then, Eric has launched and grown two podcasts - The Future of Fitness and Fitness Blitz Radio - where he has interviewed 600+ professionals in the areas of fitness, health, and wellness. Eric also co-founded a coaching company called Level 5 Mentors and another company called Certified Course Creation, among numerous consulting projects and joint ventures.
Visit Eric at https://www.level5mentors.com/, on Instagram, and on LinkedIn.
101. The 5-Step Process to Start Your Day In a Good Mood | Jordan Paris
Hi, I'm Jordan Paris! Today, I'm recording a solo episode for my great friend Steve Jordan about the 5-step process you can use to start your day in a good mood.
Thanks for listening!
Jordan Paris is a 22-year-old author, podcast host, and entrepreneur featured in Forbes, Entrepreneur, Men’s Health, Yahoo! Finance, and Market Watch.
Jordan’s podcast, Growth Mindset University, is ranked #6 in Apple’s Self-Improvement category, #3 in the Training category, #5 in the How-To category. In Education, one of Apple’s most competitive categories, the show was ranked #15. The show is also ranked highly in 40+ countries worldwide. On the show, he interviews young up-and-comers and the most successful people on planet earth like James Altucher, Grant Cardone, Robert Greene, Mark Manson, Dan Millman, Ryan Serhant, Dean Graziosi, and Naveen Jain.
Jordan is the founder and creative director of Trend Up Media, a one-stop podcast agency that produces profitable podcasts to help businesses grow in both profit and influence.
His approach to life and business is simple yet powerful: Don’t make a living, design a life. With this creator’s mentality, Jordan has been able to produce outstanding results for himself and challenge others to rise above circumstances, break the mold of society, and take control of their lives.
100. Three to Thrive | Lessons Learned From Our Guests Over 100 Episodes
Thank you for being here over the last two years.
It's been an incredible journey and we've reached 100 episodes!
In this episode, I'm going to do "three to thrive", three lessons learned from all of our guests relating to health and fitness from the inside out.
99. Daria Tsvenger Is The Mindset Expert
Daria Tsvenger is a mindset expert and host of the personal growth accountability program “The Dream Sprint” which has helped hundreds of people tap into the power of the brain to gain clarity and move from stagnation to action.
She has inspired hundreds of people on stages all over the world for clients including Robinhood and MGM Law. She has also shared her expertise on science-based personal development on TV Shows such as “Good Morning LA-LA-LAND” and “Simulation” while having a loyal following of over 20,000 people.
Daria completed a Cognitive Neuroscience Stanford University extension program and had a chance to learn from top experts like Dr. Joe Dispenza, Tony Robbins, Dr. David Eagleman, Marisa Peer, and Dr. Loretta Breuning.
Visit Daria at https://www.thedreamsprint.com/.
98. Diabetes Educator of The Year Tami Ross
Tami Ross is a registered and licensed dietitian, certified and licensed diabetes educator, and a nationally recognized speaker and health and nutrition writer.
She has co-authored nine books and has written more than 100 articles for professional and lay publications.
Tami is a frequent presenter for meetings of professional and community organizations. She presented the Presidential Address to an audience of over 3000 at the 2013 Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the American Association of Diabetes Educators. She has been featured in USA Today and on CBN.
Tami also serves in an advisory capacity to food and pharmaceutical companies.
Tami received her Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Kentucky and has over 25 years of experience providing diabetes and nutrition education in a variety of settings. In addition to her thriving consulting career, Tami counsels individuals seeking nutrition guidance and diabetes education through her practice in Lexington, KY. She is a recent Past President of the American Association of Diabetes Educators and was the 2008 Diabetes Educator of the Year of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' Diabetes Care & Education dietetic practice group.
Visit Tami at http://www.tamirossrd.com/.
97. Nutrition for Longevity with Jennifer Maynard
Jennifer Maynard is a former biochemist turned farmer who teaches people how to live longer by eating better. Jennifer worked in the Biotech and Pharmaceutical specialty medicine areas for over 20 years. After putting two decades of her passion for changing people's lives through modern medicine, she felt her knowledge and experience would be better served to focus on "Food as Medicine." Even though progress has been made with medicine, the battle with a chronic illness is being lost. In order to address this, she founded Greater Greens, a regenerative organic farm, as the first step to bringing this movement front and center and to help focus on the root of our health challenges. Once the farm was fully operational, she co-founded Nutrition for Longevity, a farm-to-fork meal kitting company that focuses on bringing nutritionally tailored meals to the masses direct from her farm.
Jennifer is offering you 10% off the cart, one-time use code, expiring Aug 14th. Use code Steve10 at check out.
Visit Jennifer at:
96. Outside The Box Fitness Growth with Shawn Faver
95. The Coronavirus Food & Lifestyle Survival Guide with Nealy Fischer
With 41K+ Instagram followers and 1.1M monthly impressions across her various social channels, Nealy is the face behind The Flexible Chef. Her brand grew from her two decades teaching in the wellness space as a health coach, fitness and yoga instructor, and event host.
Nealy has produced and led cooking events, sold-out luxury yoga retreats, and women’s wellness empowerment programs with many renowned health professionals. In 2014, she founded MAYYA, a lifestyle movement that runs luxury wellness events across Asia, featuring her broad network of health experts. Nealy also consults for various top brands, such as Estée Lauder, Goldman Sachs, and Lane Crawford (the Bergdorf Goodman of Asia), providing elevated wellness and video content for their social platforms.
Shortly after, Nealy launched The Flexible Chef blog and her company’s reach quickly skyrocketed. She recently created Flexible Productions, a full-service media production company dedicated to authentically promoting brands, products, and/or services. From big-picture concept creation to the nitty-gritty of video production and editing, Nealy offers a one-stop-shop for video production.
Visit Nealy at https://theflexiblechef.com/.
94. Meet Fitness Icon Linda Shelton
Inducted into the National Fitness Hall of Fame in March of 2007, Linda Shelton is one of the country’s leading exercise experts. She is an internationally recognized fitness and wellness consultant, certified trainer, speaker & health writer.
For 23 years, Linda was Fitness Director for Weider/AMI women’s fitness publications, including SHAPE Magazine, Natural Health and Fit Pregnancy. She's also the former Fitness Director at VIVmag, a digital women’s lifestyle and fitness magazine, breaking ground in technology-driven, online-only, magazine content.
Linda has produced, directed and/or choreographed over 1000 fitness DVDs, co-produced four award-winning television fitness shows and authored eight books, including Shape Magazine’s Ultimate Body Book (2006).
She co-wrote Slim For Life (2013) with The Biggest Loser's Jillian Michaels. She joined Empowered Media in 2012 as a fitness consultant and program developer for Jillian Michaels BODYSHRED, working with Jillian and her company to launch a global instructor certificate program as well as re-branding with new programming for Curves.
Linda has pioneered many onsite corporate employee wellness programs. She continues to consult, develop, and implement innovative wellness programming and train fitness and wellness practitioners in her methods.
In constant demand as a “visionary” exercise programmer, Linda co-created Zumba Toning with Beto Perez, JUKARI Fit to Flex for Reebok & Cirque du Soleil and co-developed the PILOXING certificate program.
She's President of her three companies: Professional Fitness Services, a consulting and program development firm; LIFESTYLEscapes, a consumer fitness and resource wellness business; and SOULjourn, a multimedia production company.
Linda is Content & Education Director, Producer/Director for WELLBEATS™, technology-driven fitness, and wellness programming. She is Sr. Advisor for Exercise Sciences & Director of Content Creation for ProActive Health Solutions.
Connect with Linda on LinkedIn.
93. A Data-Driven Approach to Health with David Korsunsky
David has fifteen years of experience working for industry-leading technology firms and most recently served as Director of Technical Alliances at VMware (NYSE: VMW), Inc. where he led strategic partnerships with global EHR companies including EPIC, Cerner, McKesson, GE, Allscripts and many more. David went on to lead sales engineering at CloudPhysics, a big data firm collecting and analyzing over 80B data points per day. As an avid health enthusiast, he recognized an opportunity to build a software solution that makes it easier for anyone to take control of their health through better use of their data.
92. Redefining Your Purpose Post-Covid-19 with Richard Leider
This episode was originally published on September 4, 2019, and is being rereleased today.
Why do you get up in the morning?
When do you feel most alive?
Everywhere we look we see businesses and people changing the way they did things prior to the COVID worldwide pandemic. If you are not redefining your life then you’ve missed the opportunity to seize the time we’ve had to reflect on what’s most important to everyone, health.
In this episode Richard Leider, aka “The Pope of Purpose” and several NY Times best-selling author discuss the purpose driven life and how you can redefine your purpose at any time.
———————————————————————————————————————————————————In this episode:
- What is purpose?
- Why is knowing your purpose important?
- How does purpose help you live longer and stay healthy?
- What Richard learned about life from a member of the oldest tribe in Africa during a hiking expedition?
- When do you know it’s time to make a change in your life?
- Blue Zones and why the people live longer than anywhere else on the planet.
91. Georgia Foster: Change Your Life In 7 Days Or Less
Georgia Foster is a Clinical Hypnotherapist & Voice Dialogue Trainer. She qualified with distinction at The London College of Clinical Hypnosis in 1996. Georgia specializes in alcohol reduction, emotional over-eating, self-esteem, anxiety, and fertility issues. Her unique and highly successful approach has helped tens of thousands of people learn how to feel better emotionally and physically.
Georgia has been featured regularly in the media in the UK and Australia including Sky News, GMTV, Psychologies Magazine, and Good Housekeeping, amongst others. She is the author of six books: The Weight Less Mind, The Drink Less Mind, Drink Less in 7 Days, The 4 Secrets of Amazing Sex, The Stress Less Mind, and The Fertile Mind. Her on-line programs are 7 Days To Drink Less, Emotional Resilience Training, Believing In You (self-esteem), The Weight Less Mind (emotional overeating), and ESBD Families (anxiety reduction and self-esteem for kids and parents).
Georgia resides in Melbourne, Australia with her partner Ian and triplet boys Ollie, Finn, and Hugh.
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90. Tara Youngblood: Gadgets and Ideas For Better Sleep
Tara Youngblood is a fusion scientist and a visionary leader in the future of sleep driven health combining multiple disciplines, including Alternative Medicine, Physics, and Sleep Diagnostics. She works with leading international researchers to further studies on cold therapy and its impact on sleep, and she wrote and published the leading white paper connecting more than 70 research papers to the effects of temperature on sleep quality and as an expert in sleep science, she is a highly regarded and sought-after international speaker.
Tara’s research has led to more than a dozen patent filings, and she is the co-founder, along with her husband Todd, of Kryo, Inc., inventors of the ChiliPad™. At Kryo she contributes to the strategic direction and daily operations of the company and she also serves as the Chief Science Officer. Tara is also a wife and mother, a passionate global traveler, and has spearheaded multiple community philanthropic activities and international relief trips. Tara is continually seeking new opportunities to improve the quality of life by those most affected with sleep disorders. She and her family sleep soundly at their home in Charlotte, NC.
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89. Wave Woman: The Life and Struggles of a Surfing Pioneer
Vicky Heldreich Durand is the beloved daughter and author of Wave Woman, a charming and intimate biography, a love letter from a daughter to her progressive mother who broke glass ceilings with simple curiosity and desire. Betty trained to swim in the 1936 Olympic Games. She eloped on a hunch and learned the tough lessons of love. With entrepreneurial creativity and a drive for self-sufficiency, Betty found meaning as a sculptor, a dental hygienist, a jeweler, a fisherwoman, a potter, and a poet. In Hawaii, the thrill of big waves crashing at Makaha Beach inspired the 41-year-old mother to pick up a surfboard, conquer her fears and compete like a champion! Wave Woman speaks clearly to all women–and men–searching for self-confidence, fulfillment, and true happiness.
Vicky and I discuss:
- The history of women surfing in Hawaii and around the world.
- Her mother's fearless attitude toward achieving new limits as a woman in the 1950's professionally and personally.
- The tragedy that she endured physically while training for the 1936 Olympics.
- Raising a family and being a Wave Woman surfing in competitions around the world.
- The legacy and lessons Betty left within her daughter Vicky and in the world of woman surfing.
- And much more...
And visit Wavewomanbook.com
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88. Dr. Diva Nagula: From Doctor To Patient: Healing Cancer Through Mind, Body, & Spirit
DR. DIVA NAGULA has been a physician for over twenty years. His proactive mentality during his battle with cancer led him to pursue further training in integrative medicine at the University of Arizona under the renowned Andrew Weil, M.D. Integrative medicine, a blend of traditional and alternative medicine, gave Dr. Nagula the tools to help heal his mind, body, and spirit during his cancer battle. Those tools also help him maintain his health now that he's in remission. Dr. Nagula recently moved to the greater Washington D.C. area where he is close to his family and friends and owns and operates an on-demand intravenous hydration concierge business.
In this podcast Dr. Diva and I discuss:
- Beating stage 4 lymphoma using mind, body, and spirit practices.
- The story going from a doctor to a cancer patient.
- Nutrition and food in the fight against cancer.
- Why the mind is so important in beating cancer and achieving your goals.
- The spiritual realm of healing.
- And much more...
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87. Anthony Carey: Function First - The Exercise Alternative To Pain Relief
Anthony Carey is one of the most recognized names in the Fitness Industry, he's a humble person, and someone I am grateful to call a friend.
Anthony holds a Master’s degree in biomechanics and athletic training and is recognized internationally as a leading expert on biomechanics, corrective exercise, functional anatomy, motor control, and their relationships to musculoskeletal pain and function. Founded in 1994, his company Function First has drawn clientele from 17 countries and 33 states. He invented the acclaimed Core-Tex® and is Personal Fitness Professional Magazine’s 2009 Personal Trainer of the Year and 2017 Finalist for IDEA’s Personal Trainer of the Year. Anthony has developed the Pain-Free Movement Specialist now available internationally.
In this episode Anthony and I discuss:
- Fitness for all
- Living pain-free
- The career progressions for a health and fitness professional
- His fitness invention called the Core-Tex® used in gyms across the world
- Trainer of the year
- And so much more...
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86. Mike Collins: Quit Your Sugar Addiction
Thirty years ago, Mike was struggling with his drug addiction, and after seeing the effects it had on his family, decided to seek help. In his meetings, Mike discovered that people would use sugar as a means to cope with the withdrawals and saw how the sweet substance could be a gateway drug in itself.
Michael Collins, founder of SugarAddiction.com and Quit Sugar Summit, as well as the Board Chairman of Food Addiction Institute, has been completely sugar-free for over 30 years and has worked closely with others to help them regain lives ravaged by this addictive product.
He raised two children sugar-free from the womb to over six years old - when they only had sugar once a month for their entire childhood.
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85. Tim Liu: Healthy Habits You Can Maintain
Tim is an online fitness and nutrition coach and also a personal trainer. He helps busy men and women lose fat and build muscle without having to live in the gym or give up their favorite foods or drinks.
Tim got into fitness when he was 18.
He grew up overweight during his childhood and wanted to make a serious change in his life. His mother had passed away from stomach cancer when he was 9 years old and he knew that diet was crucial in maintaining your health and well-being. So he decided to major in nutrition in college and learned everything he could about proper diet and exercise. After training hard and eating right during his freshman year, he lost most of the weight he had gained during his childhood and felt better than he had ever before.
Health and fitness became his passion and he wanted to help as many people as he could to improve their lives. Once he got certified, h began training as soon as he graduated.
For more of Tim's info and online coaching visit his site at www.timliufitness.com
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84. Dr. Ben Carvosso: Make Your Life Count
SEEKING A WORK-LIFE BALANCE?
Dr. Ben Carvosso is one of Australia’s leading mindset coaches for business.
Specifically, Business Owners, Entrepreneurs and Organisation Chiefs who are seeking greater work-life balance.
He believes that the pursuit of work-life balance is a losing strategy. So rather than constantly trying to balance work and life, which is exhausting and can be very painful, he helps his clients and their teams, find and achieve their life's work
In spite of his clients presenting on the surface a host of challenges around Health, Relationships, Money, Career, Business or just Life itself, Ultimately they all just wanted to be busy-less, less-full and more full-filled.
In all cases, the battle for work-life balance came down to three losses that he talks about in this podcast:
1. Loss of clarity
Enjoy the listen!
Pick up his latest book: LIFE CEO HERE
83. Dr. Bryan Ardis: Optimizing Health From The Inside Out
Dr. Bryan Ardis is a chiropractor, acupuncturist, dad of 5, and a husband of 1 (Jayne).
He has owned and operated for 15 years of a private practice both in TN and TX helping his patients heal their bodies from the inside out. His way of analyzing sickness and ailments of the body is completely different than most ever experience.
Because of his out of the box way of assessing and healing over 18,000 patients, he was asked to be a co-Founder and formulator for TruLabs.com
TruLabs is a supplement company that will enhance your life no matter what season of life you are in. The flavors will excite your taste buds while the minerals, vitamins, and herbs will help your body to live a healthy, vibrant, and active life so you too can live your best life.
In this episode you will:
- Be Inspired by a story of an unbelievable recovery from a debilitating blood disease.
- Learn what we eat and drink is key to having optimal health from the inside out.
- Be motivated to take on new healthy and fit lifestyle habits that you can do today.
- Educate yourself on the benefits of TruLabs supplements that can have for you.
- And much more.
82. Dr. Leonard Scott: The Ultimate Boost From Within - 31 Days to Health, Wealth, Wholeness, & Happiness
Aches, pains, lack of sufficient resources, and generalized feelings of inadequacy can sneak into our lives as we approach our latter years. We recognize that there are some aspects of our being that we have little to no influence over, such as our genetic makeup, our parental lineage, the family we have inherited and the legacy that accompanies it and at least to some extent, the country or environment where we reside. However, there are many other aspects of our lives that are affected either directly or indirectly by our efforts. The Ultimate Boost from Within helps you put these efforts to work for you and your overall health and wellbeing.
Dr. Leonard Scott is the founder and CEO of the nation's oldest gospel recording company, Tyscot, Inc., which has been home to many superstar recording artists in the genre. He is also a highly sought-after health practitioner in the field of dentistry, a radio talk show host on health, a pastor, and author of three books, his latest being The Ultimate Boost from Within, 31 Days to Health, Wealth, Wholeness and Happiness.
Dr. Scott has successfully practiced dentistry in his home community of Indianapolis, Indiana for over forty years. He pastors Rock Church there, but has traveled throughout the United States and abroad, speaking on health-related topics and preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ.
In his many years of practicing in the health field and interviewing hundreds of health professionals on the radio talk show Medically Speaking, sponsored by the Marion County Public Health Department, he has observed the gross discrepancies of those who are sick and those who are healthy and has come to the conclusion that the gap between the two is not always that wide. The sick among us can greatly improve their lives by making only a few changes. He concludes that the road to a healthier, more prosperous life can be found in the pages of his new book.
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81. Ed Harrold: Discover Your Life With Breath
Ed Harrold is an author, motivational speaker, inspirational leader, coach, and educator. Ed’s mastery in the science of breath has guided him to apply mindful, conscious breathing practices in the fitness & athletic training industry, wellness and organizational performance in corporate settings, professional training, and retreats along with lifestyle coaching for individuals.
Today, Ed blends the fields of neuroscience and the wisdom of contemplative traditions into effective strategies to improve health, performance and overall well-being. Ed’s fluency in mindfulness-based strategies combined with the belief in the human potential gives him the depth and understanding to meet individuals and group needs across industries and platforms.
Ed’s book “Life With Breath” is a journey in discovering the mind-body relationship that is linked through breath and how this serves as a basis for reducing stress, improving health and well-being, building resilience and improving both organizational or athletic performance. The book includes 30 days of daily practices that serve as a guide and self-care routine. Available anywhere books are sold.
Ed is a Faculty Member of the Medical Wellness Association. Faculty and Trainers include leading experts in health and medical care, wellness and personalized medicine, complementary, integrative and functional medicine, physiology, medical wellness, aging, gerontology, longevity, performance, sports medicine, physical therapy, employee health promotion, ergonomics, worksite wellness, marketing, branding, strategic business planning, forecasting, auditing, coaching, medical nutrition, supplements, imaging, medical devices, testing assessments and clinical research. MWA distinguished faculty provide professional expertise and are instrumental in review of standards, guidelines, programs, products, research, publications, training, future planning, certification and professional acceptance for the Association.
Visit Ed's Website: www.edharrold.com
Ed has served as the Director of Yoga and Sports Training for The Kripalu Institute for Extraordinary Living to study breathing in performance states. He is a contributing editor for:
- Thrive Global
- Corporate Wellness Magazine
- Aloha Magazine
- Rowing News Magazine
- Natural News
For more episodes visit: www.stevejordan.com/podcast
80. Liz Ingles & Jill Gass: Racing Across The West
Liz Ingles an Ironman, performance coach, and a Landmark Worldwide seminar leader. She is being coached by her wife Jill Gass who is a performance athlete and performance coach (Revolution Coaching) They are working together to Race Across The West, a 900 plus mile cycling race from Oceanside, CA to Durango, CO. Racers from all walks of life step up to take on RAW, from professional cyclists to doctors and computer programmers. The race field is predominately amateur racers with full-time jobs and a lot of passion for the bike. Racers are men and women, ranging in age from 15 to 75.
The reasons why this race takes on such a grueling challenge are wide in scope. For many, it is not a single reason, but a combination. Racers desire a true challenge, they want to set a record and share an experience with a group of friends. RAW is also a unique platform for raising money for charitable causes.
For Liz, it's a personal challenge to show the world you achieve remarkable mental and physical achievements at any age. She is attempting to break a record for the fastest time in her age group.
Also on the podcast, you will hear from Liz's strength coach, Frazer Hazlett who hails from Ireland and has done extensive work in the bike industry. he completed on the Irish National Track and Field team before moving to the USA where he discovered his talents in the triathlon and cycling world.
In this episode we discuss:
- The mindset and physical demands of an Ironman and elite cyclist.
- The benefits and challenges of coaching your wife/life partner.
- The importance of strength training as a cyclist.
- The Race Across The West experience.
- Why the healthy and fit mantra and others are important to move you forward.
- How Landmark Worldwide helped Liz to create the possibility for her to complete an Ironman.
- Nutrition and lifestyle habits 3 months before race time.
- And much more...
79.. Dr. Rani Banik: Get Your Eyesight Right and Your Health Will Follow
Functional Medicine treatment for your eyes can improve your vision and save your eyesight - and even reverse -degenerative eye diseases.
In this episode of I AM Healthy & Fit, I had the great pleasure to interview a guest who knows a lot about the eyes.
She is one of the only Functional Medicine Optometrist in the world and is an award-winning Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine in NYC and also serves as principal investigator for 5 multi-centered clinical trials in neuro-ophthalmology. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Exam Development Committee and helps to set the standards for board certification in her field and was voted Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2017, 2018, and 2019 by her peers.
Dr. Rani Banik is finding holistic and alternative ways by adjusting her patients diet and lifestyle habits to create major transformations in her patient's eye health. She applies principles of complementary and alternative medicine in conjunction with traditional medical approaches to treat chronic diseases affecting the visual system. She offers a unique approach to managing conditions such as dry eye, macular degeneration, blepharitis, migraine, multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, thyroid eye disease, uveitis, and other autoimmune conditions. She is the founder of Envision Health NYC, a private practice based in New York City.
You can visit her website and/or get details to make an appointment to see her at www.rudranibanikmd.com
Our conversation reframes the direction and application of eye health as an "inside out" approach rather than treating symptoms.
Enjoy the show!... And listen to more podcasts at www.stevejordan.com/podcast
78. Bill Protzmann: Music Literally Saved My Life
Bill Protzmann (PRAHTS’-man) is a man on a mission: to raise awareness of the power of music as self-care.
He is a successful IT entrepreneur who holds magna cum laude degrees in piano performance and creative writing and brings music to audiences in non-traditional ways. He is the author of “More Than Human – The Value of Cultivating the Human Spirit in Your Organization" found on Amazon.
In 2011, he launched Music Care Inc, a for-purpose corporation that teaches practical ways music can be used for self-care. His work was recognized by the National Council for Behavioral Health with an Award of Excellence in 2014 – the behavioral health equivalent of winning an Oscar.
Bill also does volunteer work that includes Board positions with Guitars for Vets and the San Diego Veterans Coalition. He has been instrumental in connecting thousands of military service members and Veterans with honor tickets to the largest healing music organization in his town: the San Diego Symphony.
Organizations like Consumer Action, The Society for Financial Education and Professional Development, 2-1-1 San Diego, and The American Music Therapy Association have all been delighted with his keynote presentations.
Go online, and you can read his articles at Fox News, Your Tango, The Good Men Project, Psychology Today, and PracticalHeartSkills.com.
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77: Marci Moberg: Being You Takes Courage
Marci Moberg is an intuitive coach and healer with a passion for reconnecting sensitive souls to their forgotten intuitive nature. Marci’s work includes coaching individuals and groups to develop their intuition, understand their sensitivity, own their power, and navigate life transitions and relationships with authenticity. She is the podcast host of Tune In with Marci and leads the popular online course Intuition 101, a life-changing course on practical intuition development. Marci has been featured on MindBodyGreen, The Huffington Post, Reader’s Digest, Bustle, ThriveGlobal.com, LifeHack.org, television, and many podcasts.
In this episode Marci and I talk about:
- Know when to make a change in your life for the right reasons and not ego-driven.
- The power of intention and paying attention to your inner voice.
- Tapping into our intuitive nature that is our birthright.
- Observe your surroundings and environment for clues.
- And so much more.
You can follow her inspiring tips and writings on her website: www.marcimoberg.com
76. Adam Friedman: The Secret To Staying Athletic
Adam Friedman is a sports performance coach and the founder of Los Angeles-based Advanced Athletics, Inc.
His mission is to empower people to become an Athlete For Life™.
Adam has successfully trained and coached clients that include Olympic Gold Medalists in women’s basketball and Paralympics skiing; NBA, WNBA, NFL, NHL, MLB, AVP, WTA, MLS professionals; NBA shooting coaches; various boxing and fighting associations; and A-list entertainers (Oscar, Golden Globe, and Grammy winners).
He also provides his guidance through public speaking and online exercise programs.
Adam’s latest online program, “Search And Rescue Mobility” or SARM, has easy-to-follow, daily exercise routines to correct and maintain your body's foundation. So you can perform better, reduce the risk of injury and be athletic for life.
For a limited time, Adam is offering a 43% discount for the Whole Body program.
As a bonus gift to listeners of “I AM HEALTHY AND FIT”, you will receive a FREE copy of the Advanced Athletic Sports Nutrition E-Book with your purchase. That's because nutrition is a key holistic component of your recovery and health.
To get the program and a special bonus, visit: https://advancedathletics.com/stevejordan
In this EPISODE:
- The secrets to staying athletic.
- You are never too young, too old, or too skinny to be an athlete or perform like one in life.
- Expert trainer tips to keep you aging gracefully.
- Breathe work to optimize your health and fitness.
- "Search And Rescue Mobility" and why it's essential to incorporate into your routine to prevent injury and improve performance?
75. Cavin Balaster: Feed A Brain
In 2011, Cavin fell 20 feet from a rooftop water tower scaffolding. His head struck a steel beam on the way down before crashing onto the concrete rooftop below. He was immediately rushed to the hospital and put on life support. While in a coma, an MRI revealed a severe diffuse axonal injury (DAI), which is one of the most devastating types of brain injury. Statistically…over 90 percent of patients with this brain injury never regain consciousness, and most of those who do will often remain in a persistent vegetative state.
His recovery journey began after finally waking from a 12-day coma before serious complications arose with the need to induce a second coma. In the following months, he endured severe brain fog, memory loss, breathing problems, in coordination with the left side of my body (my left hand was completely flexed inward), and…he didn’t eat, walk, or talk for months.
Following the acute stages of his brain injury, a dense brain fog, limited mobility, and numerous other difficulties persisted he continued to navigate the physical and emotional toll of his new circumstances. At a pivotal moment, he was introduced to functional medicine, which illuminated for him a different way of looking at recovery. As several treatments, exercises, and therapies were implemented…he began to reclaim the mental clarity I had before my injury.
An enormous amount of work and therapy played in his rehabilitation as he worked to regain everyday faculties and relearned how to live.
In this podcast interview Cavin talks about:
- The aftermath of his accident and the process of finding the right modalities for the best chance for a full recovery.
- How nutrition played a pivotal role in his recovery and the benefits of good nutrition on the brain.
- His inspiration for writing his book called Feed A Brain.
- The benefits of exercise and nutrition on proper brain function.
- Positive habits that optimize brain function.
- And so much more.
74. Joey Thurman Celebrity Trainer: Get & Stay Fit
Joey Thurman is a health, fitness, nutrition expert, and tv host. He is the author of "365 Health and Fitness Hacks That Could Save Your Life" and the host of The Fad or Future Podcast. Joey was named the best trainer in Chicago by the Chicago Sun-Times in 2015 and NEWBEAUTY.com's top 3 favorite celebrity trainers. He has appeared on Good Morning America, Live With Kelly and Ryan, The Today Show, Harry Connick Jr, TEDx, CBS, WGN, FOX, ABC, WCIU, Evine Live, and Facebook Watch series Home Sweet Home. Joey’s work has been featured in publications such as Men’s Health, U.S. News and World Report, NPR, People Magazine, Shape, NY Post, Fitness Magazine, Livestrong.com, BodyBuilding.com, Daily Burn, Inspiyr, TimeOut Chicago, Women's Health, CaliDiet, The Chicago Sun-Times, and many more.
YOUTUBE LINK: https://youtu.be/m-x0XEpNUic
In this episode we discuss:
- The importance of knowing your "why" to get the results you want.
- Getting your mind right and breaking vicious cycles.
- The NO BULSHIT fitness plan to get healthy and fit.
- Why getting enough sleep is essential to getting and staying fit.
- Learn ways to increase and improve your metabolism for efficient calorie burn and weight loss.
- The benefits of intermittent fasting and long-duration fasting on growth hormone and physiological regulation.
- And much more.
Visit Joey Thurman at www.joeythurman.com
73. Jake Steinfeld: "Body by Jake®"
Jake "Body by Jake®" Steinfeld is the fitness industry's reigning icon.
In this episode Jake talks about:
- His rise as the first Celebrity Fitness Trainer from being a fat kid with a stutter.
- The professional journey after branding himself as "Body By Jake" and the business opportunities he took advantage of.
- His mission to fight childhood obesity and get kids fit.
- Turning his passion for the game of lacrosse to co-found the Major Lacrosse League (MLL.).
- And much more.
Creating the personal fitness training industry over 40 years ago, Jake has been the guiding light for health & wellness in lifestyle, sports, and entertainment ever since.
Jake was the dominant force in direct retail sales of home fitness equipment for over a decade. He had the most profitable string of hits in the infomercial business and spent fifteen years on Home Shopping Network promoting his Body by Jake brand.
Utilizing his entrepreneurial street-smarts and fitness knowledge, Jake created the first 24-hour fitness lifestyle network, FiTTV®, which he later sold to News Corp.® Following the sale of FiTTV, Jake launched another multi-media innovation, ExerciseTV®, the first On-Demand fitness television network with partners Comcast® and Time Warner®.
Jake recently launched a new health & fitness platform called Get Fit, Don’t Quit!® in partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona. Its mission is to create short-form programming to motivate, educate and inspire all Arizonans to achieve a Don’t Quit! lifestyle. In 2020, Get Fit, Don’t Quit! will roll out to all 36 Blues in the United States.
Jake’s newest lacrosse venture is the World Series of Youth Lacrosse presented by the Coca- Cola Company and Nissan (www.worldseriesofyouthlacrosse.com) which provides (U13) youth players the ultimate lacrosse experience. This global event features teams from the US, Europe, Canada, Israel, Iroquois Nation and others competing with the dream of making it to the Championship game. The top two teams get the chance to play LIVE on ESPN2 on the Fourth of July each year.
Teaming with Universal Music Enterprises (UMe), a division of Universal Music Group®, Jake formed a fresh inventive label called Body by Jake Music (http://bodybyjake.com/). Every fitness routine needs a soundtrack to keep you motivated. Follow the beat of Body by Jake's music compilations featuring artists The Black Eyed Peas, Ne-Yo, Ellie Goulding, David Guetta and many more.
Jake is a NY Times and Wall Street Journal best-selling author with his I’ve Seen a Lot of Famous People Naked and They’ve Got Nothing on You! His other titles include Take a Shot, A Remarkable Story of Perseverance, Friendship and a Really Crazy Adventure about the creation of Major League Lacrosse; Get Strong! Body by Jake’s Guide to Building Confidence, Muscles and a Great Future for Teenage Guys; PowerLiving by Jake, Eleven Lessons to Change Your Life; and his instructional fitness books DON'T QUIT!® and Body by Jake.
Understanding that childhood obesity was becoming an epidemic in America, Jake declared war on the disease and vowed to make a real difference. He became Chairman of the California Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness & Sports® under Governor Schwarzenegger in 2006 and served until 2011 under Governor Brown. By inspiring millions to live life with a “DON'T QUIT!” attitude, he established California as the nation’s first fitness state.
www.natgovfit.org National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils
www.worldseriesofyouthlacrosse.com World Series of Youth Lacrosse
72. Tryshe Dhevney: Crystal Sound Energy & Healing Technique
Tryshe Dhevney is a Sound Energy Expert, Author, International Speaker, and Best-selling Sounds True Crystal Bowl Recording Artist.
She is recognized as an authority in the field of harmonic and vocal sound healing. For over four decades, she has pioneered and refined her highly effective sound energy healing and toning technique called SoundShifting™ & Crystal Sound Energy™ Practitioner training program.
Tryshe’s work and teaching have been inspired by her own personal healing journey from a potentially fatal illness to complete health. In May 2000, Tryshe’s doctors informed her that there was no longer anything they could do to treat her advanced hepatitis C and liver disease and advised her to get her affairs in order. Four months later, doctors were mystified when tests revealed she was disease-free. Tryshe had healed herself through the power of sound.
Tryshe’s method for whole-body transformation, inspires individuals to use their own voice to create wellbeing in their lives and teaches simple techniques and attitudes that put health, wealth and wholeness within anyone’s grasp.
She is a repeat presenter offering prescriptive sound strategies with the University of Arizona Integrative Medicine Fellows and medical students, as well as the lead sound practitioner at the world-renowned Canyon Ranch Wellness Resort in Tucson, AZ where she lives with her husband of 25 years.
To learn more about Tryshe and her work visit www.soundshifting.com
71. John, Betsy, and Katherine....My First Clients 25 Year Reunion
"We all take different paths in life, but no matter where we go, we take a little of each other everywhere." Tim McGraw
It can be great catching up with old friends, colleagues or relatives. Reunions often spark a bit of nostalgia and fond memories. In this episode, I reconnect with the 3 people who were my first clients when I was just beginning my health and fitness career in College Park, MD while I was finishing up my last year of college at U of Maryland.
In this episode you will:
- Take a walk down memory lane with me recounting the experiences I had working with these clients and friends.
- Laugh at the stories, especially ones about girls the clients recall.
- Learn what I went through as a newbie in the health and fitness profession climbing my way to the top.
- How I was bold and brave to dress in drag for Halloween and what happened that night that changed my life.
- And so many fun memories relived with the 3 clients who helped shape me from the beginning of my career.
70. Rajshree Patel: The Power Of Vital Force - Fuel Your Energy, Purpose, and Performance
Why do some people thrive while other people just get by?
What's their secret to peak performance and maximum happiness?
Answer: Vital Force. The edge for more life.
Rajshree Patel is a former federal prosecutor who discovered the ancient wisdom of India by accident. She opened over 600 meditation centers and has inspired hundreds of thousands of people worldwide to greater happiness and more success.
Raj has had the privilege of working with Fortune 500 CEOs, celebrities, parents, and students to help them manage their minds and emotions to live a fulfilling life. She also conducted programs for Amazon, Microsoft, Salesforce, Lyft, NBC Universal, LinkedIn, Gap, The World Bank, Shell Oil, Morgan Stanley, Harvard University, MIT and many more.
Witnessing the transformation in hundreds and thousands of lives, she was inspired to write The Power of Vital Force. In this episode, Rajshree shares the ancient secrets and wisdom of breath and meditation to unlock your hidden potential in any area of your life.
- In just 5 minutes, change how you think, feel and act.
- Learn that 2 minutes of breathing can eradicate stress from your brain and your body.
- How to improve the quality of your sleep.
- What you can do to have more happiness by improving your energy.
- Meditation secrets to unlock your mind's hidden potential.
- And so much more...
If you want to learn to optimize 2% of your day to optimize the other 98% of your day then go here:
69. Dana Look-Arimoto: Work-Life "Balance" Is a Myth
Work-Life Balance paints the ideal of the super-human who is able to have it all by doing it all. Well, reality begs to differ. Stop Settling® is a method, a mindset, and a movement that helps you understand who you are, what’s important to you, and make conscious choices about where you want to spend your time. It’s all about knowing how to Settle Smart.
The truth is It’s not about balance. It’s about harmonious integration powered by what it is that you really want!
Dana Look=Arimoto is Intellectually curious, passionate, and grounded in her intuition. She has always felt that it is in her DNA to understand and decode challenges around her. It is a core value that has served her well throughout her life.
Dana has spent decades of networking, managing, mentoring, and developing thousands of individuals and leadership teams, as well as founding her coaching company, Phoenix5, which has given her a wealth of experience when it comes to helping people master their faceted selves. It was these years of accumulated evidence that birthed the Stop Settling method, mindset, and movement. Stop Settling®. offers a sustainable alternative to the work-life balance myth through a simple composite stratagem/domain charting that frees you from giving in and giving up your sustainable success.
In this podcast we discuss:
- How to stop settling in your life
- People all have the same 5 components to their life
- Balance is a dirty word
- Hold yourself to a higher standard and be accountable to others in that new standard
- The importance of self-care
And so much more juicy useful information to live a healthy and fit life.
68. Laurie Warren: Unlock Your Power To Create Health & Joy
Laurie Warren is passionately committed every day, to educate, inspire, and empower YOU to reclaim your vibrant health. She wants to challenge the life-sucking status quo to help you find better health, more energy, and to live your life authentically. She loves a good laugh and a bit of sass. Who says that health education has to be boring?!
Basically, she helps people and organizations be healthier and happier. Laurie is a speaker, writer, corporate consultant, and clinician - with an approach that’s grounded in three foundational beliefs:
- The body is a self-organizing organism that’s hard-wired for healing.
- Our mind can be used as either a bridge or a barrier in our quest for well-being.
- What matters most is WHO we are as we move through this world.
Prior to earning an MS in clinical and integrative nutrition, she spent a dozen years in leadership positions in the high-tech industry. This experience has assisted her in being a seasoned ally for corporate clients, helping them to build a progressive wellness culture.
Laurie is excited to talk about her latest book Just released in October, Wild World, Joyful Heart: Unlock Your Power to Create Health and Joy will be available in October 2019. This book is a culmination of my past three decades of clinical experience, study, and research in the fields of science, psychology, and spiritual evolution.
In this podcast you will be inspired, motivated, educated in these areas:
- If you focus on just your body and you don't focus on changing your mind, you will not achieve results.
- Remove your email from your phone or don't give your private phone number to business associates.
- Transition your service business from in-person visits to virtual appointments.
- Why is my body doing that?
- You won't be happy if you lose 60 pounds unless you change your belief systems or understand why.
- Most of our belief patterns are developed before we are the age of 7 years old.
- Notice your thoughts that come up frequently.
67. DeVon Franklin: Your Body Is The Temple For The Spirit
Will Smith says, "In the 20 years I've known DeVon, he's lived his life the same way he makes his movies: with commitment, humility, and a work ethic that demands respect."
Oprah has called him “a bonafide dynamo…a different kind of spiritual teacher for our times.”
DeVon serves as President/CEO of Franklin Entertainment, a dynamic multimedia entertainment company with a first-look film deal at 20th Century Fox. DeVon most recently produced the hit inspirational film BREAKTHROUGH starring Chrissy Metz for Disney/Fox, the hit Sony Pictures Animation animated film THE STAR and the hit Sony Pictures film MIRACLES FROM HEAVEN. Along with his work as a producer, he is also the author of multiple best-selling books including THE TRUTH ABOUT MEN, THE SUCCESS COMMANDMENTS, THE WAIT (co-written with his wife actress Meagan Good) and PRODUCED BY FAITH.
Beliefnet called him one of the “Most Influential Christians Under 40,” Variety Magazine named him one of the “Top 10 Producers to Watch,” Ebony Magazine has distinguished him as one of the “Top 100 Influential African-Americans in America.”
In this amazing interview DeVon and I talk about:
- Knowing who you are and what that means for your life
- The power of self-love and commitment
- Why willpower isn't good enough to have success in any area of your life
- What the roles of men are today and how these roles can affect your health
- The important role Wil Smith played in his personal and professional career to produce films, write and public speak
- Why he has a purpose and passion for entertainment to inspire and motivate people
- Hollywood honors the maverick and how he has maintained his truth in the industry
- And much more...
You will be left inspired and enlightened by DeVon after listening to this podcast. It certainly is one of the most important conversations I've had with someone in the entertainment industry.
66. Dr. Anthony Youn: PLAYING GOD - The Evolution of a Modern Surgeon
Dr. Youn is a regular expert on The Rachael Ray Show, The Dr. Oz Show, The Doctors, and was named a "Top Plastic Surgeon" by U.S. News and World Report, Town & Country, and Harper's Bazaar.
Anthony Youn, MD is known as America’s Holistic Beauty Doc™ and one of the country’s most recognized plastic surgeons. He is the host of a popular podcast, The Holistic Plastic Surgery Show. Dr. Youn is also the author of In Stitches, his critically-acclaimed and award-winning memoir of becoming a doctor. Dr. Youn is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
"I am a doctor."
Every year, thousands of medical school graduates utter these four simple words. But as you will see in Playing God, earning an M.D. is just the first step to becoming a real physician.
In this page-turning, thrilling, and moving memoir, Dr. Anthony Youn reveals that the true metamorphosis from student to doctor occurs not in medical school but in the formative years of residency training and early practice. It is only through actually saving and losing patients, taking on the medical establishment, wrestling with financial and emotional survival, and fighting for patients’ lives that a young doctor becomes a mature and competent physician. Youn takes you from the operating rooms of a university surgery residency program to the gleaming offices of top Beverly Hills plastic surgeons to opening the doors of his empty clinic as a new doctor with no money, no patients, and mountains of debt. Playing God leaves you with an unexpected answer to that profound question: “What does it mean to be a doctor?”
65. Nir Eyal: Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life
Ever get the feeling the world is full of too many distractions? Research shows the ability to stay focused is a competitive advantage, in work and in life. However, in an age of ever-increasing demands on our attention, how do we get the best from technology without letting it get the best of us?
My guest Nir Eyal who recently published his latest book Indistractible has been featured in Forbes, Time, Entrepreneur and has taught at Stanford Graduate School of Business and Design who has a passion for the education to create behaviors that educate people on how to build healthful habits in their own lives.
In this episode Nir and I discuss:
- - Why we don't do what we say we are going to do.
- - Live with personal integrity.
- - How he went from being obese to being healthy and fit by using Fitbod app.
- - Gaining traction in to pull you towards anything you want to do with intention.
- - Mastering internal triggers that pull you out of focus.
- - Making time for traction with a schedule.
- - Why your values will shape your future.
- - And so much more...
You can order his books Indistractible and Hooked here:
Enjoy the listen and please do not forget to rate the podcast!
Your health and fitness coach,
64. Dr. Anthony G. Beck: Change The Way You Look At Disease
As a physician who has practiced Functional Medicine for almost 25 years, Dr. Anthony G. Beck doesn’t manage diseases ~ he empowers people to resolve them. With an extensive education in many clinical disciplines such as Functional Medicine, clinical nutrition, systems biology, epigenetics, and nutrigenomics, he takes a dynamic approach to assessing, educating, and working with his patients to achieve their highest levels of wellbeing.
Even more importantly, Dr. Beck wants to empower patients to demand a higher level of care from their health care providers. Dr. Beck’s approach involves a vast array of aspects including environment correction, healthful lifestyle design, individualized nutrition, hormone balancing, resolving immune dysfunction and clearing hidden infectious diseases.
Here he brilliantly transforms the new science of healthy living into programs that are simple, fun, completely straightforward and highly effective.