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The Aaron Olson PodcastJun 27, 2013

A Celebration of the Life of Kevin Cooper aka Cole Summers

A Celebration of the Life of Kevin Cooper aka Cole Summers

Billy Cooper is the father of the late Kevin Cooper, aka Cole Summers. At 7 years old, Kevin started his own business, at 10 he remodeled his own house, and at 14, he wrote the inspiring book Don't Tell Me I Can't: An Ambitious Homeschoolers Journey with Billy Cooper.

I asked Billy about Kevin's upbringing, his education, and fond memories. We get to celebrate the life and memory of Kevin.

Dec 10, 202238:04
Joel Bein on Hacking Your Career

Joel Bein on Hacking Your Career

Joel Bein, CEO of, is on a mission to help more people find a career that makes them come alive. He encourages us to follow our curiosity by learning-out-loud. Joel talks about his journey from music teacher to CEO of CareerHackers. He talks about the opportunities that can be found when you really go after something. 



00:00:00 Joel Bein 

00:02:37 Follow your curiosity  

00:05:30 Do work that makes you come alive  

00:07:48 Supercharge your career 

00:13:06 Learning UX/UI with no experience

Sep 30, 202220:10
Lizanne Falsetto on Entrepreneurship & Building a Health Food Empire

Lizanne Falsetto on Entrepreneurship & Building a Health Food Empire

Health food entrepreneur Lizanne Falsetto and I discuss how she built a health food empire that sold for 217 million and how she is now disrupting the dairy industry with betterland milk.

We talk about how she pioneered the protein bar industry. We also talk about her latest venture - making milk without cows from fermented whey proteins.

She shares what it takes to be an entrepreneur, how she became so damn smart (my words), and things you can do to improve your odds of success.


Sep 03, 202224:10
Bryan Caplan on Thomas Szasz and The Myth of Mental Illness

Bryan Caplan on Thomas Szasz and The Myth of Mental Illness

Bryan Caplan and I discuss the ideas of the iconoclast social critic and psychiatrist Thomas Szasz. Dr. Caplan won the Thomas Szasz award in 2005 for his paper, The Economics of Szasz: Preferences, Constraints, and Mental Illness. We have a wide-ranging conversation about Szasz, his ideas, and how to help ourselves and others when struggling with life. Dr. Caplan shares some of his personal experiences with depression during Covid and how he got out of it.

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00:00 Intro to Bryan Caplan
00:35 Selfish Reasons to Have More Kids
00:56 How did you discover Thomas Szasz?
01:33 The Untamed Tongue
02:07 Insanity: The Idea and Its Consequences
02:34 Myth of Mental Illness
02:57 Ceremonial Chemistry
03:25 How long did it take you to understand Szasz?
06:13 What do you think most people misunderstood about Szasz?
08:14 Heavy drinkers respond to incentives
10:55 How homosexuality got declassified as a disease
11:41 Transvestism
12:34 The Useful Lie
12:56 Responsibility
14:34 Criticisms of Szasz
15:42 Szasz as a philosopher of mind
16:34 Scott Alexander
17:53 Drapetomania
18:06 What was it like to meet Szasz?
19:29 Suicide
20:05 Why do you think Szasz wrote so much?
21:00 Did you get pushback when writing your paper on Szasz?
22:19 Shakespeare and Szasz
23:24 Has Szasz helped you in your personal life?
27:12 Brittany Spears
28:27 Addiction is a Choice
29:05 Karl Kraus
29:51 Szasz's political beliefs
31:13 Suicide
32:29 Epicurus
32:54 Julian Simon
35:17 Surround yourself with friends
36:11 How do you stay productive?
37:51 Lucretius
39:01 How do you deal with depression during Covid?
41:16 Faith in Freedom
41:38 Free will
43:38 Writing advice
44:45 The Baader Meinhof Complex
46:43 Economics of Szasz
49:50 Rational vs. Irrational
52:53 Schizophrenia
56:10 Biographies of schizophrenics
59:15 Hearing voices

Jul 14, 202201:00:28
Mark Eglinton on the Enigma of John McAfee

Mark Eglinton on the Enigma of John McAfee

Mark Eglinton talks with me about his adventures in writing, and his latest book on John McAfee's life called, No Domain: The John McAfee Tapes (


00:00:00 Mark Eglinton

00:00:33 How did Mark become a writer? 

00:01:30 From caddy to writer 

00:05:30 Do the work, just do it 

00:06:00 Where do you start? 

00:08:20 How do you start? 

00:09:20 Get some distance from your work 

00:10:27 Writing is the sexiest job ever 

00:12:00 How is the money in writing? 

00:12:15 Make shit happen 

00:13:10 How Mark started working with John McAfee 

00:14:28 John McAfee is The Great White Whale 

00:15:45 Was John telling the truth? 

00:19:00 Working with John was like being in a James Bond movie 

00:20:45 John's relationship with his kids 

00:24:10 John's early life as a programmer 

00:25:40 John's work for NASA 

00:27:44 John applied math to relationships 

00:29:00 Did John ever work hard? 

00:29:34 John and methamphetamine 

00:30:28 John didn't want a corporate life 

00:31:40 John's outlandish spending 

00:32:23 John McAfee and yoga 

00:33:15 John's yoga books

00:34:50 Amanda Milius

00:35:55 John McAfee weeps 

00:37:27 John understood the human spirit 

00:38:25 John leaves Belize 

00:40:00 John marries Janice 

00:41:00 John on the run in the US 

00:41:40 Was John just paranoid? 

00:42:18 Janice ties to poison John 

00:43:10 John cancels the book project 

00:46:30 Was John broke? 

00:48:00 Canonic books on bitcoin 

00:49:40 Books as NFTs 

00:51:00 Will tech control us, or will we control tech? 

00:52:00 Extras associated w/ the NFT 

00:55:40 Canonic is seeing into the future 

00:57:25 Steve Bannon 

00:59:40 Mark on Twitter

01:00:00 Mark on Twetch

Mar 26, 202201:01:11
Low-Mileage Running: A Short Guide to Running Faster, Injury Free

Low-Mileage Running: A Short Guide to Running Faster, Injury Free

Low-Mileage Running is a short guide to running faster, injury free. It focuses on avoiding injury while optimizing your training. The book provides practical training advice, workouts, and sample training plans for the 5k to Marathon. Throughout this book, I share how you can maximize your training and reduce injuries while running fewer miles. By listening to your body and focusing on quality workouts tailored to your event, you can improve your performance and avoid injury. Download the free PDF book here:


00:00:00 Opening Credits 

00:00:11 Introduction 

00:00:36 How I Got Started 

00:02:17 A New Approach 

00:05:12 Quality Workouts 

00:06:25 Stress + Rest = Adaptation 

00:07:42 Creating Quality Workouts 

00:08:02 Time Trials 

00:09:52 Race Time Predictor

00:11:25 Intervals 

00:12:56 Tracking workouts 

00:13:54 Intensity 

00:15:19 Training the Central Governor 

00:16:53 Recovery 

00:18:40 Training Guidelines 

00:18:43 Economics of Running 

00:19:46 Listen to Your Body 

00:21:12 Adjusting on the Fly 

00:21:33 Take a Holistic Approach 

00:22:24 Follow the 80:20 Rule 

00:23:15 Find the Minimum Effective Dose 

00:24:15 Race Your Way Into Shape 

00:25:46 Similar Workouts 

00:26:19 Train Performance Not Physiology 

00:27:13 Cross-training 

00:27:50 Strength Training 

00:28:19 Stretching 

00:29:10 Sample Training Plans 

00:29:51 Training Plans Guidelines

00:30:29 5k Training Plan

00:30:52 10k Training Plan

00:31:16 Half-Marathon Training Plan

00:31:42 Marathon Training Plan

00:32:17 Jeff Ford Interview

00:33:30 Conclusion 

00:34:26 Closing Credits

Mar 20, 202234:47
David Gornoski on Jesus Christ, René Girard and Scapegoating

David Gornoski on Jesus Christ, René Girard and Scapegoating

I talk with David Gornoski about René Girard's ideas on the role of scapegoating in society. David says that Jesus turned the traditional role of scapegoating on it's head. He maintains that Christ changed the course of society by destroying the pagan use of scapegoating.


00:00:00 David Gornoski

00:01:00 Jeff Diest

00:01:40 Science and U Show

00:03:45 Things Hidden Podcast

00:04:00 René Girard

00:08:30 Scapegoating & The Science 

00:11:00 Jesus Changed the role of Scapegoating 

00:13:25 Mimetic desire 

00:16:14 The left and mimetic desire 

00:18:40 The traditional scapegoat 

00:19:40 Jesus and the scapegoat 

00:21:05 What's wrong with scapegoating? 

00:23:18 Since Christ came, scapegoating no longer works 

00:27:35 Marcionite Christian Church against COVID

00:30:00 Christ inverts the scapegoating mechanism 

00:34:00 Myth helps us contain violence 

00:35:09 The Gospels reveal the disgusting sausage-making of scapegoating 

00:37:00 The emphasis on the victim is a modern phenomenon 

00:37:42 How does this affect an atheist's worldview? 

00:40:27 How did Jesus save the world? 

00:41:20 Jesus liberated us from the scapegoat mechanism 

00:42:55 Belief vs practice 

00:44:27 Big tech censorship 

00:45:25 Dr. Lisanti, antibiotics and cancer

00:49:00 Christianity is about an arch in history 

00:50:00 Jesus and skepticism 

00:53:42 Fleischmann–Pons Cold Fusion

00:56:00 Ancel Keys 

00:57:33 CBC René Girard Documentary

Mar 19, 202258:52
Stanton Peele on Addiction

Stanton Peele on Addiction

I talk with Staton Peele about the nature of addiction. Peele believes that addiction is a life problem, not a brain disease. We talk about the ideas that he has been writing about for many years.


00:00:00 Stanton Peele

00:02:43 Failure is redefined as success in addition science 

00:05:05 Life Process Program

00:07:33 Most rehab sets a person up for failure 

00:09:01 A non-disease approach is more realistic 

00:10:11 Harm reduction 

00:10:49 The entire addiction field is built on bullshit 

00:11:55 What is addiction? 

00:13:41 Opioid addiction 

00:16:37 Mindfulness 

00:17:11 Responsibility in addiction 

00:19:19 What does a person gain from addiction? 

00:21:57 Brain science BS in addiction 

00:22:05 Life needs to come online with their values 

00:24:20 Human motivation and experience help a person quit 

00:26:23 Dealing with addiction as a disease makes it worse 

00:28:52 Freud and secondary gain 

00:31:14 My job is to open a window for a person 

00:31:46 You have the power to improve yourself 

00:31:48 Encouraging a person is the most essential ingredient 

00:33:25 Labels hurt a person 

00:36:21 Therapeutic State

00:36:31 Jeffrey Schaler

00:37:20 Addiction that causes the most deaths 

00:42:43 Addiction to alcohol 

00:45:08 Living a good life prevents addiction 

00:48:04 Labels can be crippling 

00:48:57 Life Process Program


00:49:37 Books by Stanton Peele

00:52:35 Stanton's Podcast

00:53:03 Stanton's YouTube Channel

Mar 16, 202253:50
Joel Bein on Music, Creativity, Writing, and Taking Action

Joel Bein on Music, Creativity, Writing, and Taking Action

I talk with Joel Bein about music, writing, creativity, and taking action. Joel is a conductor, author, director of Growth at Crash, and writer of The Daily Job Hunt. He recently released his book, Do It Now.


00:00:00 Joel Bein

00:00:27 Crash

00:03:13 Unleashing creative power 

00:04:58 The Daily Job Hunt

00:06:22 Bias for action 

00:06:38 Connection between music and creativity 

00:09:51 Joel's book, Do It Now

00:10:37 Music vs writing 

00:14:09 From blogging to a career in email marketing 

00:18:02 Self-directed learning 

00:23:35 Getting started at Crash 

00:25:22 Pitching crash 

00:27:45 What did you do to get a job at Crash? 

00:30:10 Is your job exciting to work at? 

00:33:05 What is it like to write for 150,000 people per day? 

00:34:56 The Daily Job Hunt 

00:37:10 How do you manage social media? 

00:45:22 Getting started on any project 

00:47:04 Why did you write this book? 

00:49:06 Derek Sivers

00:53:05 Coercion vs Voluntarism 

00:55:04 Acting from interest and motivation 

00:56:38 How to be more creative 

00:57:24 What tools did you use to write this book? 

01:00:34 Asking for feedback on the book 

01:04:51 Conclusion 

01:06:43 Joel's book: Do It Now

Mar 14, 202201:07:21
Alternative Support for Cancer with Dr. Kevin Conners

Alternative Support for Cancer with Dr. Kevin Conners

I talk with Dr. Kevin Conners about natural, supplementary, and alternative options for cancer.


00:00:00 Dr. Kevin Conners

00:03:10 Rife and Electromedicine

00:04:25 Frequencies and electromedicine 

00:08:25 Immune system and cancer 

00:10:25 The Truth About Cancer

00:13:30 Frequencies for different types of cancers 

00:16:25 Quality of life 

00:17:00 Success rate of traditional medicine 

00:18:00 Hoxsey Therapy

00:18:15 Side effects of chemotherapy

00:19:45 Pharmacratic state against alternatives

00:25:10 Robin Feldman

00:25:15 Per Bylund

00:26:10 Can the body fight off cancer? 

00:27:10 Conners Clinic 

00:28:45 Testing 

00:29:10 Self-care 

00:30:40 Success of alternatives 

00:32:35 Goal is to stop replication 

00:35:45 Combined care 

00:37:00 Cancer prevention 

00:37:10 Avoid toxins 

00:38:30 Detoxification 

00:39:00 Plastics 

00:40:00 Soy 

00:40:20 Hormone driven cancer 

00:41:20 Fasting 

00:48:40 Ketogenic diet 

00:50:50 Supplements 

00:54:28 Things to avoid when you have cancer 

00:56:45 Chemotherapy 

00:59:40 Fasting and chemotherapy 

01:03:00 Stay calm do your own research 

01:04:00 Spontaneous remission and background rates

Mar 13, 202201:09:33
Using Stoicism to Overcome Adversity: A Short Guide to Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy

Using Stoicism to Overcome Adversity: A Short Guide to Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy

The ideas presented in this book are based on the ancient wisdom of Stoicism and the more contemporary Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT). By putting the advice into practice, you will be able to more easily overcome adversity and better control your emotions.

When we experience intense emotions such as anger, depression, or anxiety, we assume that something outside of ourselves caused our feelings. But, according to REBT, it is our underlying beliefs about our circumstances that control our emotions. By changing our underlying beliefs, we can change how we feel.

According to Albert Ellis, founder of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), we make an error when interpreting our emotions. When we experience intense emotions such as anger, depression, or anxiety, we assume that something outside of ourselves caused our feelings. But, according to REBT, it is our underlying beliefs about our circumstances that control our emotions. By changing our underlying beliefs, we can change how we feel. The therapy presented in this book is based on the ancient wisdom of Stoicism and the more contemporary Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT).

By putting the advice into practice, you may be able to get better control of your emotions. By following a simple, common-sense approach to confronting your unwanted beliefs, which influence your emotions, you may begin to get a hold of the underlying cause of your unwanted feelings. At its core, REBT is the idea we make ourselves miserable, most of the time. We are the cause of our unwanted feelings, and we can change our feelings by changing the underlying philosophy behind our feelings.

REBT is based on some of the philosophies of the Stoics, especially Epictetus, who said: ”Men are disturbed not by things, but by the view which they take of them." For Ellis, achieving tranquility of mind was not about changing what was going on in the external world, but rather, changing our underlying philosophy of life. Events themselves don't cause us to be miserable, it is our beliefs about the events that control our emotions. By changing our underlying beliefs, we can change how we feel.


00:00:00 Opening Credits 

00:00:15 Introduction 

00:01:17 Who Was Albert Ellis? 

00:05:51 A Guide to REBT 

00:15:14 Practicing REBT 

00:16:51 REBT Self-Help Form 

00:18:45 Conclusion 

00:19:23 About the Author 

00:19:32 Closing Credits

Mar 12, 202219:53
Kerry McDonald on Unschooling and Homeschooling

Kerry McDonald on Unschooling and Homeschooling

I talk with Kerry McDonald about her book, Unschooled: Raising Curious, Well-Educated Children Outside the Conventional Classroom


00:00:00 Kerry McDonald

00:04:30 Public school vs Homeschool 

00:06:20 Harvard 

00:10:50 FEE

00:11:30 Cato

00:12:10 Educational Freedom in America 

00:14:15 Compulsory schooling laws 

00:16:10 Unschooling 

00:19:00 Adult learning vs child learning 

00:20:40 Creativity, curiosity, entrepreneurship 

00:23:30 Unschooling at Kerry's home 

00:25:18 Creating vs consuming 

00:27:40 Gender differences 

00:29:14 Kids are expected to read earlier and earlier 

00:30:27 Individuality in education 

00:31:15 Thomas Edison 

00:32:35 Study on adults who were unschooled

00:33:25 Left vs Right in homeschooling

Mar 11, 202236:10
Isaac Morehouse on Job Hunting, Being Honest, and Prioritizing Your Time

Isaac Morehouse on Job Hunting, Being Honest, and Prioritizing Your Time

Isaac Morehouse, founder and CEO of Crash, and founder of Praxis talks with me about learning out loud, job hunting, being honest, pitching yourself to get a job, and prioritizing your time.


00:00:00 Isaac Morehouse

00:00:19 Inner Game of Startups

00:01:00 Praxis

00:01:02 Crash

00:10:25 My pitch to Isaac

00:10:50 Mindset shift in the job hunt 

00:12:50 Increase your luck surface with a job pitch 

00:16:20 Could a bad pitch harm your job search? 

00:19:15 Be honest in your job hunt 

00:20:15 A good salesperson is empathetic 

00:22:40 Posting in the days of COVID 

00:26:00 Posting on social media 

00:28:25 Homeschooling and learning out loud 

00:32:20 Twetch

00:34:00 Kids learning out loud 

00:36:50 Prioritizing time 

00:39:00 Don't do stuff you hate 

00:41:00 80/20 Rule 

00:42:00 Don't try to be everywhere at once 

00:43:40 Tiny payments

00:49:30 Create more than you consume

Mar 09, 202253:24
Daniel Krawisz on Nietzsche, Becker, Risk, and Bitcoin

Daniel Krawisz on Nietzsche, Becker, Risk, and Bitcoin

Daniel Krawisz (aka The Bitcoin Emperor) shares with me his latest thoughts about what Fredrick Nietzsche and Ernest Becker had to say about taking risks in life. Daniel implores us to consider taking some calculated risks in life. Thanks, The Bitcoin Cash Podcast for the chapter marks!


00:00:00 Intro 

00:00:42 Discussing economics 

00:03:10 Presentation start 

00:06:34 Nietzsche and Becker 

00:11:21 Random walks 

00:14:51 Fear of death 

00:16:32 Economics and Becker’s psychology 

00:23:05 Darwinian influence 

00:24:14 Theory summary 

00:26:00 Rationality of instinct 

00:30:47 Fauci 

00:33:57 Summary of attitudes 

00:40:35 Application of theory 

00:45:00 Optimal strategy 

00:48:35 Modern cultural groups 

00:57:58 Men and danger, philosophical approaches 

01:03:00 Practical implementation and Warren Buffet 

01:07:00 Scams/games 

01:10:00 Value of money and Bitcoin

Mar 03, 202201:14:44
Hunter Hasting on Entrepreneurship, Imagination, and Austrian Economics

Hunter Hasting on Entrepreneurship, Imagination, and Austrian Economics

I talk with Hunter Hastings from the Mises Institute about the role that creativity and imagination in entrepreneurship. Hunter tells about the role that action and experimentation play in entrepreneurship. 


00:00:00 Hunter Hastings

00:00:30 Hunter Hastings on Twitter

00:02:46 What is an entrepreneur? 

00:08:22 Role of the customer 

00:10:35 Imagination vs implementation 

00:12:50 E4B website

00:16:40 Education 

00:20:31 Big business becomes bureaucratic 

00:23:01 Cryptocurrency 

00:25:08 Twetch

00:26:55 Austrian economics 

00:29:15 How to think like an entrepreneur 

00:31:44 Don't complain, create 

00:33:33 Don't analyze, experiment 

00:35:18 Test the market 

00:38:03 Econ 4 Business Podcast

00:38:32 Hunter Hastings Website


00:39:24 Mises Institute Books Podcast

00:40:01 Austrian Economics a Primer

00:40:36 Economics in One Lesson

00:40:54 Human Action by Ludwig von Mises

00:41:05 Bob Murphy notes on Human Action

Feb 28, 202241:36
Marcionite Christian Church Against the COVID Narrative
Oct 29, 202158:52
Hugh McTavish on COVID Lockdown Insanity
Sep 01, 202126:42
Per Bylund on Entrepreneurship, Austrian Economics, and Intellectual Property

Per Bylund on Entrepreneurship, Austrian Economics, and Intellectual Property

00:00:00.000 Professor Per Bylund

00:00:36.107 How did you become interested in entrepreneurship?

00:03:08.377 Theory vs practice of entrepreneurship

00:03:26.372 Mises: Human Action

00:04:28.346 Will understanding economics help us become better entrepreneurs?

00:04:46.894 Errors entrepreneurs make

00:04:59.100 Production process vs value process

00:08:15.300 Serving yourself by serving others

00:09:14.261 Creativity and imagination

00:09:53.810 Ideas vs implementation

00:09:57.590 Invention vs innovation

00:11:47.666 Value first, cost second

00:15:06.411 Entrepreneurship: Thinking about the economy in the right way

00:15:49.231 What projects get you excited about entrepreneurship?

00:16:11.760 Decentralization of technology

00:17:09.611 Social media

00:20:26.529 Future of content creation

00:21:28.986 Cryptocurrency

00:22:09.028 Ethereum

00:22:13.817 Nano

00:22:31.627 Micropayments

00:23:09.352 What hasn’t crypto had wider adoption?

00:23:33.028 Fiat currency

00:25:00.919 Security vs ease if use in cryptocurrency

00:26:07.982 Barriers to cryptocurrency

00:26:49.228 Responsibility in crypto

00:27:44.403 Over-engineering in crypto

00:28:41.022 Crypto has not become money

00:29:12.480 Intellectual property

00:30:24.896 IP distorts the market

00:32:59.205 IP and big pharma

00:33:17.117 Nexium vs Prilosec

00:36:03.192 Big pharma and vitamins

00:37:19.990 IP as monopoly privilege

00:37:35.537 IP is not benefiting the consumer

00:38:05.682 IP fosters inventions instead of innovations

00:39:55.611 IP and cancer drugs

00:41:48.707 IP is based on the assumption that the idea matters

00:42:25.540 Smartphones and IP

00:44:37.947 Copyright and creative works

00:47:03.336 Metallica and IP

00:47:33.959 Ways to make money other than royalties

00:49:33.249 Monopoly privileges coddle creatives

00:51:23.296 Getting rid of IP allows for different business models to flourish

00:53:35.363 Crypto and creative services

00:55:02.043 Where to go to learn more about entrepreneurship?


00:55:52.440 Per Bylund on Twitter

00:56:48.467 Economics in one lesson

Apr 27, 202157:40
Remembrances of Thomas Szasz with Anthony Stadlen

Remembrances of Thomas Szasz with Anthony Stadlen

00:00:00.000 Introduction Anthony Stadlen 

00:00:16.899 Anthony's interest in psychotherapy

00:01:08.488 Lies in family origin

00:02:24.037 Sartre 

00:04:23.061 James Joyce 

00:04:29.562 Freud

00:05:21.125 Leonardo Da vinci 

00:08:21.490 Existential analyst 

00:08:27.437 Ronald D. Lang 

00:08:28.518 Aaron Esterson 

00:09:46.627 The Divided Self 

00:09:58.269 Existence Rollo May

00:10:36.515 Ludwig Binswanger 

00:10:52.429 Case of Ellen West 

00:13:52.286 The Myth of Mental Illness 

00:15:05.405 Praxis 

00:15:07.044 Human Action 

00:16:44.197 RD Lang

00:16:48.205 Esterson

00:16:50.937 Reason and Violence 

00:16:57.188 Sanity, Madness and the Family 

00:17:07.867 David Cooper 

00:17:41.758 Praxis

00:19:54.390 Szasz was an intellectual terrorist

00:22:16.654 When did you first meet Szasz?

00:23:46.731 Anthony Clare 

00:26:46.277 Case of Dora and Caterina 

00:29:12.498 A Poor Model for Students: The Case of Thomas Szasz

00:30:00.845 Inner Circle Seminars

00:30:52.644 Szasz Inner Circle Seminar 

00:31:05.942 Thomas Szasz Award

00:32:15.575 Szasz was my best friend

00:33:41.920 Szasz was an out-and-out atheist

00:34:36.363 The Myth of Psychotherapy 

00:35:21.212 The cure of souls

00:35:33.326 Carl Jung 

00:36:50.441 The Question of Lay Analysis 

00:38:57.796 Religious leaders as psychotherapists

00:40:03.788 Payment in therapy

00:40:31.500 The Ethics of Psychoanalysis 

00:42:13.453 The Myth of Psychotherapy

00:44:02.599 Attending to the soul

00:44:53.205 Did Szasz believe in psychotherapy?

00:45:59.848 Against Therapy

00:47:13.783 Psychoanalysis under Stalinism

00:49:02.731 The only person Szasz could talk to about psychotherapy

00:49:35.836 Divine awe of psychotherapy

00:50:14.893 Possibility for repentance in psychotherapy

00:51:19.931 Money and psychotherapy

00:52:30.378 Contract in Psychotherapy

00:56:54.184 Worldly care of the soul

00:57:07.553 Secular pastoral counseling

00:57:30.013 Freud on Psychotherapy 

01:00:04.744 Szasz on Psychotherapy

01:01:30.679 Religion, Rhetoric, Repression

01:02:58.525 Noble vs base rhetoric

01:03:35.776 Why is it so hard for people to understand Szasz?

01:05:13.137 Involuntary psychiatry and the insanity defense

01:06:48.050 How Szasz came to his thinking on psychiatry

01:07:09.955 Szasz as a child

01:10:12.714 Ignaz Semmelweis 

01:14:13.690 Health vs ethics

01:15:51.900 Problems in living

01:21:49.341 Why I am not a health professional

01:24:35.805 Freud, Anna Feud, Ernest Jones 

01:27:42.847 Psychotherapy in UK needs no license

01:30:07.528 The religion of the state

01:31:53.675 Szasz in UK vs US

01:33:38.296 Will Szasz's ideas ever become mainstream?

01:34:50.283 Szasz said psychotherapy was finished in the US

01:36:31.687 How did Szasz remain so prolific?

01:37:45.213 Did Szasz still correspond in his old age?

01:39:42.916 Szasz's suicide

01:41:49.343 What is your most fond memory of Szasz?

01:44:22.120 Szasz and the meaning of life

Apr 19, 202101:50:58
Daniel Krawisz on Bitcoin, Entrepreneurship, Economics Part 4

Daniel Krawisz on Bitcoin, Entrepreneurship, Economics Part 4

00:00:00.000 Daniel Krawisz

00:00:51.691 What comes after bitcoin?

00:01:16.117 Get as rich as possible

00:01:25.613 Bitcoin is like building an engine

00:01:45.799 Austrian economics is like thermodynamics

00:03:34.687 The problems of socialism

00:03:58.870 Money is efficiency

00:04:51.565 Without money we lack cooperation

00:05:25.167 Without money we get central planning

00:06:47.390 What is profit paying for?

00:07:11.065 Profit is superior planning

00:09:18.703 Entrepreneurs are superior planners

00:11:09.064 Knowledge of the future is the most valuable thing

00:14:59.046 Profits are caused by differential knowledge

00:18:21.421 Anti-inductivity

00:18:36.272 Scientism

00:19:21.549 Marx said capitalists are parasites

00:19:55.751 When you get rid of profits, you get rid of planning

00:21:52.723 Is bitcoin a ray of sunshine?

00:22:28.276 Bitcoin is a way of getting wealthy by understanding economics

00:25:27.507 A block is a history of the economy

00:26:01.918 Miners will apply knowledge for profit

00:27:04.582 Will bitcoin become undeniable?

00:27:26.381 Selfish mining

00:28:21.896 What is a selfish miner?

00:34:26.616 Hurdles to bitcoin

00:34:56.619 Bitcoiner's big mistake

00:35:34.527 Entrepreneurship is spending money to make money

00:36:46.917 Make things for other bitcoin entrepreneurs

00:37:31.591 Ignore non-bitcoiners

00:39:23.370 Bitcoin is like Galt's Gulch

00:40:24.840 We need SPV service and programmers

00:41:17.048 We need bitcoin miners

00:42:44.725 Accountancy

00:43:48.906 Bitcoiners need to be more realistic

00:44:00.109 Chain-analysis

00:44:53.100 Privacy

00:45:52.254 Crowdfunding on the blockchain

00:48:57.106 What happens if you lose your keys

00:50:09.881 Craig Wright getting stolen funds back

00:51:15.468 Craig Wright's lawsuit

00:52:34.372 Is there a turning point in bitcoin coming?

00:55:19.705 Up next: time

Apr 17, 202156:13
Daniel Krawisz on Bitcoin Entrepreneurship, and Economics Part 3

Daniel Krawisz on Bitcoin Entrepreneurship, and Economics Part 3

00:00:00.000 Daniel Krawisz

00:00:51.000 The Night Fox

00:01:52.000 Daniel's favorite BSV token?

00:02:05.000 When will BoostPow be back?

00:03:55.000 Solana

00:05:00.000 Proof of stake system

00:05:35.000 Austrian Economics

00:10:20.000 Litecoin

00:10:50.000 Altcoins

00:11:32.000 Speculative bubble in crypto

00:12:45.000 Synergistic energy in bitcoin

00:13:30.000 Philosophy vs Economics

00:14:11.000 Economics tells us where we are going

00:14:40.000 Daniels Videos

00:16:10.000 Skin in the game: Austrian Economics and Bitcoin

00:19:00.000 Bitcoin is the most important thing going on the world right now

00:20:00.000 Craig Wright

00:20:38.000 Craig Wright, Whale Pool

00:21:40.000 Jeff Tucker on Altcoins

00:22:28.000 Mises on profit and loss

00:24:25.000 Mises on Socialism

00:26:42.000 Hans-Hermann Hoppe on the Austrian Method

00:29:28.000 Economics tells us if the market is working

00:31:30.000 Barriers to bitcoin

00:33:27.000 Lack of knowledge in bitcoin

00:34:00.000 Peter Schiff on money

00:35:25.000 Fools rush in where Angels fear to tread

00:36:10.000 Would it be better if more economists joined BSV?

00:38:02.000 Bitcoiners should look to each other

00:39:56.000 Daniel's journey into bitcoin and entrepreneurship

00:41:41.000 Daniel did not think bitcoin would work

00:44:20.000 Matterpool

00:47:40.000 Economics is like a navigation system

00:48:20.000 Consumers and bitcoin

00:49:37.000 The need for entrepreneurs in bitcoin

00:51:00.000 We need people who want to earn bitcoin

00:51:25.000 What are the most exciting projects in bitcoin?

00:52:29.000 We need a proof-of-work service

00:53:20.000 Proof-of-work eliminates scammers

00:56:47.000 We need more people who listen carefully

00:58:50.000 What kind of collaborators do you need?

00:59:15.000 We need open-source in bitcoin

01:03:45.000 We need more people who can program

01:05:00.000 How long does it take to learn bitcoin programming

01:07:15.000 Programming is similar to literacy

01:09:15.000 The biggest hurdle in programming is believing you can do it

01:10:55.000 Religion

01:11:44.000 Marginal utility and opportunity costs

01:14:20.000 Marginal utility of money

01:16:49.000 Diamonds vs water paradox

01:19:00.000 Thomas Sowell

01:20:50.000 The world is insane

01:21:30.000 Cathedral as proof-of-work

01:22:45.000 Outro

Apr 16, 202101:24:26
Daniel Krawisz on Bitcoin and Austrian Economics Part 2

Daniel Krawisz on Bitcoin and Austrian Economics Part 2

00:00:00.000 Daniel Krawisz

00:00:51.045 People don't know the bottom line in bitcoin

00:01:59.657 The nature of success in bitcoin

00:02:38.457 Understanding economics is understanding success

00:03:54.667 Theory vs practice of success

00:04:34.721 Can we understand success by thinking about it?

00:05:33.429 Tradeoffs

00:07:59.852 Economics lets us look at trade-offs in an abstract way

00:08:11.536 Virtue ethics and economics

00:09:24.508 Courage and bitcoin

00:10:36.808 Austrian economics professors lack courage

00:13:14.829 Peter Schiff doesn't understand money

00:13:22.680 Austrians only think of money as gold

00:14:03.690 What does success mean in bitcoin?

00:14:58.492 How does an entrepreneur join the bitcoin economy

00:16:43.746 Price versus value

00:19:42.183 Value is what ultimately happens

00:25:58.918 When you invest in Bitcoin you get access to future entrepreneurs

00:26:39.453 Marginal utility

00:28:17.484 Diamonds versus water paradox

00:30:57.532 Unique insights about marginal utility and Austrian economics

00:33:24.543 Readability of the Austrian school of economics

00:33:37.982 Mises

00:33:39.507 Hayek

00:33:54.910 Is economics a science?

00:34:46.057 Karl popper

00:35:28.934 People make choices that maximize their own benefit

00:39:25.162 Maximize benefit versus achieve girls

00:41:15.368 Thomas Szasz

00:45:27.511 BTC price vs value

00:49:22.548 Subjectivity of various coins

00:50:07.547 Subjective enjoyment of BTC

00:51:24.213 Consumer good versus higher-order good

00:55:59.926 Does the Austrian school use circular reasoning?

00:59:28.595 Form next time: profits and the entrepreneur

00:59:40.327 Socialist calculation problem

Apr 15, 202159:54
Daniel Krawisz on Bitcoin and Austrian Economics Part 1

Daniel Krawisz on Bitcoin and Austrian Economics Part 1

00:00:00 Intro

00:00:07 Daniel's Bitcoin Videos on YouTube

00:00:10 Interview with Daniel

00:00:30 What is money?

00:01:01 Austrian School of Economics

00:05:07 Money is cooperation

00:10:18 BTC vs Bitcoin SV

00:13:09 Socialist calculation problem

00:15:51 Domesticated animals

00:17:12 Bitcoin opens the internet

00:18:15 Central bankers

00:20:02 Bitcoin vs Gold

00:25:59 How vulnerable is BitcoinSV to attacks?

00:27:38 Consensus mechanism in BSV

00:28:46 Satoshi Nakamoto

00:34:25 Proof of work can end mass scams

00:38:26 Biological handicaps

00:47:05 Twetch

00:49:14 Cheap talk on Twetch

00:50:56 Energy is the fundamental cost of the universe

00:51:38 Spending money is not provable waste

00:52:19 Spent energy is the signal of a rational actor

00:53:03 Christianity and proof of work

00:54:36 Sacrifices as costly signals

00:57:36 Bitcoin is a religion without the divine

00:59:46 Proof of work ending mass scams

01:08:41 Boostpow

01:11:16 What can entrepreneurs do to help bitcoin?

01:17:10 Daniel's videos on Streamanity

01:17:45 Bitcoin at scale video

01:18:36 Homo Bicoinus

01:20:07 Narratives vs proof of work

01:22:06 The obvious advantage of BSV

01:26:56 Libertarians and bitcoin

01:34:17 Peter Schiff and bitcoin

01:34:36 Jeff Tucker and bitcoin

01:35:05 The calculation problem of socialism

01:38:40 Not enough people understand money

01:46:41 Do entrepreneurs understand bitcoin?

01:51:24 Think about how to serve others in bitcoin

01:54:48 Less talk more doing

Apr 14, 202101:56:16
99 Quotes from Seneca

99 Quotes from Seneca

These 99 quotes have been selected from Seneca's wisest sayings as meditations to live your life by. The philosopher Seneca the Younger (4 BC-AD 65), simply known as Seneca, was one of the wisest and wittiest philosophers of all time. He looks at the shortness of life and encourages us to live with vitality. He prompts us to examine our soul. He invites us to laugh at ourselves rather than cry. Listen or read these selected quotes to improve your life. Gain wisdom from a man who has helped many people live better throughout the ages. 

Aug 11, 201815:54
Scott Perry on Stoicism and Creativity

Scott Perry on Stoicism and Creativity

I talk with Scott Perry, author of The Stoic Creative. We talk about how to use Stoicism to create a rich life of tranquility, creativity, and satisfaction.


00:00:00 Introduction  

00:00:32 What is The Stoic Creative?  

00:04:37 Stoicism and creativity  

00:12:53 What is Stoicism?  

00:19:09 How do you practice Stoicism?  

00:25:25 Advice to practice Stoicism

Sep 27, 201728:39
Jeffrey Schaler on Thomas Szasz
Sep 26, 201747:29
Aaron Olson on The Running Podcast with Coach Jeff

Aaron Olson on The Running Podcast with Coach Jeff

I talk with Coach Jeff from The Running Podcast about my book, Low Mileage Running.

Originally posted at:

Aug 19, 201520:16
Train less for Ultras with Andy Magness

Train less for Ultras with Andy Magness

I talk with Andy Magness about his book "UltraMental: An unconventional approach to training for endurance events on a few hours a week (or less)". Buy Andy's book here (paid link).

00:00:33 What is Ultramental?

00:03:32 Treadmill training? 

00:08:15 5 minute workouts? 

00:14:00 Why Ultras? 

00:18:08 Practical Advice 

00:30:14 Writing Ultramental 

00:33:34 Writing Tools

00:36:50 Follow Andy

Aug 15, 201537:20
Minimalist Running – Brad Kerns and Aaron Olson

Minimalist Running – Brad Kerns and Aaron Olson

Brad Kearns of the Primal Endurance Podcast, interviews me about my new book, "Low-Mileage Running". Originally recorded here:

Aug 11, 201536:42
Low-Mileage Running with Aaron Olson, Andrew Weaver & John Harris

Low-Mileage Running with Aaron Olson, Andrew Weaver & John Harris

In this episode, I share how to listen to your body to maximize your training. I also share an interview about my new book: "Low-Mileage Running: A short guide to running faster, injury free".

Originally recorded here:

Aug 04, 201551:27
Aaron Olson on The Running Podcast with Coach Jeff

Aaron Olson on The Running Podcast with Coach Jeff

I talk with coach Jeff from the running podcast about paleo-type diet and quality over quantity in your running may help you run faster.

Jun 03, 201537:00
Rich Roll – Plant Powered Performance

Rich Roll – Plant Powered Performance

I talk with author (, podcaster, and athlete, Rich Roll about performing well on an all plant diet. Rich gave up drugs and alcohol while at the same time adopting a radical vegan eating strategy to fuel his desire to perform well in ultra-endurance sport. We talk about how to start eating healthy, eating healthily when busy, and how to turn your life around from drugs and alcohol.
Apr 14, 201531:43
Paleo Performance – Stephanie Gaudreau

Paleo Performance – Stephanie Gaudreau

I talk with Stephanie Gaudrea about her book, Performance Paleo Cookbook ( We talk about how to cook paleo foods for optimal performance.
Mar 31, 201524:30
Gestational Diabetes – Lily Nichols

Gestational Diabetes – Lily Nichols

In this episode I talk with Lily Nichols about managing gestational diabetes using a real foods and exercise. We discuss optimal nutrition, and exercise for pregnant mothers and for those managing GD.
Mar 05, 201534:50
TOPO Athletic – Tony Post

TOPO Athletic – Tony Post

I talk with CEO Tony Post of TOPO athletic about creating running shoes that allow the foot to function naturally. They feature a natural, wide toebox; snug midfoot and heel; lightweight materials, and minimal drop.
Feb 24, 201523:49
Healing GERD with Paleo – Gene Villeneuve

Healing GERD with Paleo – Gene Villeneuve

Gene Villeneuve found the paleo diet and it has radically transformed his health for the better. He went from dealing with constant GERD to being completely free of acid reflux. In addition, he's had to have his esophagus stretched in order to swallow food, but no longer deals with food getting stuck in his esophagus.
Feb 20, 201529:52
Heart Rate Variability – Simon Wegerif

Heart Rate Variability – Simon Wegerif

I talk with Sim Wegerif of ithlete ( ithlete is the leading heart rate variability app for monitor HRV. By using the app to measure HRV an athlete can tell how much stress they are under and how well they are recovering from previous workouts.
Feb 19, 201523:03
Xero Shoes – Steven Sashen

Xero Shoes – Steven Sashen

I talk with Steven Sashen of Xero Shoes, about learning proper running technique, how to get started running in minimal shoes, and how he started Xero shoes.
Feb 18, 201531:58
Perpetual Motion Running – Graeme Turner

Perpetual Motion Running – Graeme Turner

I talk with Graeme Turner about his book Perpetual Motion Running. Graeme has developed a running technique that allows him to run pain-free even though he has no cartilage in his knee.
Feb 11, 201523:09
Journey to Paleo – David Mayfield

Journey to Paleo – David Mayfield

In this episode I talk with David Mayfield about his journey to the Paleo diet, and how his running has improved while on the diet.
Jan 29, 201536:51
Kelly Starrett – Ready to Run

Kelly Starrett – Ready to Run

I talk with Kelly Starrett about his latest book, Ready to Run. Kelly focuses on improving technique and strength to help prevent running injuries.
Jan 23, 201533:44
Russ Crandall – Paleo Made Easy

Russ Crandall – Paleo Made Easy

I talk with Russ Crandall, author of The Ancestral Table, about how to make a paleo style diet work when living a busy lifestyle. Russ gives some great tips on how to prepare meals efficiently, while making food taste delicious.
Jan 13, 201527:11
Tawnee Prazak – Healthy Eating for Endurance Sport

Tawnee Prazak – Healthy Eating for Endurance Sport

I talk with Tawnee Prazak about eating healthily for endurance sport. Tawnee shares some of the pitfalls that can come from eating too low-carb when combined with high-volume of exercise.
Jan 06, 201534:10
Paul Jaminet – How to live the Perfect Health lifestyle

Paul Jaminet – How to live the Perfect Health lifestyle

In this episode I talk with Paul Jaminet about how to live the Perfect Health lifestyle. We cover circadian rhythm entrainment, general food guidelines, exercise recommendations and how to make it work even with a busy lifestyle.
Dec 31, 201438:38
Pose Running – Dr. Nicholas Romanov

Pose Running – Dr. Nicholas Romanov

I talk with Dr. Nicholas Romanov about his latest book, The Running Revolution. Dr. Romanov is the creator of Pose Running, which he says all humans must do when running; it's just a matter of conformity to his standard. We talk about how he developed Pose running and how it can help runners run faster, and with fewer injuries.
Dec 16, 201453:25
Minimalist Running, Crossfit Endurance – Jeffrey Ford

Minimalist Running, Crossfit Endurance – Jeffrey Ford

I talk with Jeffrey Ford about his minimalist approach to marathon training. Jeff typically runs no more than 15-20 miles per week, yet can run a 2:51 marathon. He attributes his success to using Crossfit Endurance and Pose Running Technique.
Dec 09, 201426:03
Paleo Running – Mark Lofquist:

Paleo Running – Mark Lofquist:

I talk with Mark Lofquist about his transition to barefoot and minimalist footwear. Mark has an incredible story about how barefoot and minimalist shoe running allowed him to run pain free and enjoy the sport of running. We also talk about his experience with the Paleo Diet and Crossfit Endurance.
Dec 01, 201429:55
Ready to Run & Unbreakable Runner – TJ Murphy

Ready to Run & Unbreakable Runner – TJ Murphy

I talk with TJ Murphy, a 2:38 marathoner, about his books Unbreakable Runner and Ready to Run. TJ found that by using crossfit endurance he's been able to recover from injuries and start running again. Through this approach, he's regained his athleticism and his love of running.
Nov 24, 201443:04
Crossfit Endurance – Valerie Hunt

Crossfit Endurance – Valerie Hunt

I talk with Valerie Hunt, a Pose Running Certified Coach in Austin, TX. Valerie combines Pose Running with Crossfit Endurance to get the most out of her running. Valerie saw dramatic improvements when she started using Pose Running combined with Crossfit. She is passionate about helping others achieve great running results using the two. We talk about running mechanics, training, Pose, and Crossfit. We talk about running mechanics, training, Pose, and Crossfit.
Nov 21, 201418:30
Phil Maffetone – 1:59 Marathon

Phil Maffetone – 1:59 Marathon

I talk with endurance coaching legend Phil Maffetone about his latest book, 1:59: The Sub-Two-Hour Marathon Is Within Reach. Phil has coached elite endurance athletes such as Mark Allen. He supports a long-term approach to training and racing, favoring a Lydiard style of base building followed with anaerobic sharpening. He talks about why he thinks the sub 2 hour marathon is within the reach of elite athletes and how small tweaks to ones training and lifestyle can give big results in racing. Maffetone argues that a well-rounded aerobic training program, barefoot running, a high-fat diet, and certain types of strength work can help athletes run faster.
Nov 20, 201455:21
Brian MacKenzie – Unbreakable Runner

Brian MacKenzie – Unbreakable Runner

In this episode I talk with Brian MacKenzie. Brian is a runner, author, and entrepreneur; his latest book is Unbreakable Runner: Unleash the Power of Strength & Conditioning for a Lifetime of Running Strong. We talk about how crossfit endurance can help runners increase their mobility, get stronger, and run faster.
Nov 12, 201434:58
Running Technique – Bretta Riches

Running Technique – Bretta Riches

I talk with Bretta Riches of about proper running technique. Bretta was experiencing injuries as a heel striker, and made the transition to a more natural style of forefoot running. Since making the switch she's had less injuries and runs faster with less effort.
Oct 30, 201432:03
Tim Noakes – Low-Carb Endurance Performance
May 30, 201446:48
Running Shoes, Paleo Diet – Dr. Ray
May 22, 201430:51
Minimalist Running Shoes – Dr. Nick Campitelli

Minimalist Running Shoes – Dr. Nick Campitelli

In this episode I talk with Dr. Nick Campitelli about a 2 year-long case study where he demonstrated an increase in arch height from running in minimalist shoes. For the past several years he has treated running injuries in patients by fixing their form and transitioning them to minimalist shoes. Having treated runners with all types of injuries through conservative measures with orthotics and shoe gear changes to reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, Dr. Campitelli has brought what works best and is most current to his practice as well as the Akron and Cleveland running communities.
May 15, 201430:24
Low-Carb Running- Zach Bitter

Low-Carb Running- Zach Bitter

I talk with Zach Bitter about how he maintains a low-carb lifestyle while smashing American Records at 100 miles and 200k. We talk about why he went low-carb and how it helps fuel his running.
May 15, 201438:05
Athlete Spotlight: Katie Strohschein

Athlete Spotlight: Katie Strohschein

I talk with a recent convert to paleo and Boston Marathoner, Katie Strohschein. Katie just completed her first Boston Marathon in a time of 3:11, while following a mostly paleo style diet. Listen to how she took over an hour off of her marathon time by switching to a paleo diet, and adding more structure to her workouts.
May 07, 201417:37
Diet Cults – Matt Fitzgerald

Diet Cults – Matt Fitzgerald

I talk with certified sports nutritionist and endurance sport writer, Matt Fitzgerald. Matt's latest book is called Diet Cults: The Surprising Fallacy at the Core of Nutrition Fads and a Guide to Healthy Eating for the Rest of Us. We talk about what Matt calls, "agnostic healthy eating". He maintains that there is no reason to go to extremes when it comes to eating healthy. Matt takes on some of the claims made by popular diet cults and sheds light on what it means to eat healthy.
May 06, 201441:55
Paleo Tri – Christopher Hague

Paleo Tri – Christopher Hague

I talk with Christopher Hague. Chris is an accomplished runner and triathlete who follows a paleo style diet. Lately, Chris has been experimenting with adding more weight training, more carbs and more intensity to his training. Listen to find out some great tips for training and eating.
May 01, 201431:20
Athlete Spotlight: Tom Barbieri

Athlete Spotlight: Tom Barbieri

I talk with Tom Barbieri. Tom is an endurance, fitness and wellness coach. In 2011 Tom noticed that he had gained over 50 pounds of excess weight, despite having participated in over 100 triathlons, 25 marathons, an ultra-marathon and many other endurance events since 1989. Listen and learn how Tom lost the excess weight and took control of his health by improving the quality of the foods he ate.
Apr 23, 201436:07
Run Less, Run Faster – Scott Murr

Run Less, Run Faster – Scott Murr

I talk with Scott Murr, co-author of the book Run Less, Run Faster. I talk with Scott about his unique approach to training which involves less running and more cross-training. Scott's approach revolves around 3 quality workouts per week, augmented with rigorous cross-training. He has conducted scientific studies using this approach and found that almost all runners in his study improved their marathon time with this approach. We get into the details about the actual training involved, how he came up with the idea, and how runners can implement it in their life.
Apr 15, 201424:27
Paleo for Athletes – Amy Kubal

Paleo for Athletes – Amy Kubal

I talk with registered dietitian Amy Kubal about how to use a paleo style diet when training for endurance events. Amy uses a customized approach to diet and sees the paleo diet as a template to help develop an appropriate eating strategy for various athletic events. She shares some great tips for endurance athletes and warns that going too low-carb is not for everyone. Amy personally follows a high-carb paleo style diet. She includes mostly paleo foods but also includes some dairy and gluten free grains such as oatmeal. We also discuss crossfit endurance and whether it has merits for endurance athletes.
Apr 07, 201420:34
Run Less, Run Faster – Bill Pierce

Run Less, Run Faster – Bill Pierce

In this episode I talk with Bill Pierce, author of Run Less, Run Faster. We talk about how Bill and his co-author, Scott Murr came up with the idea of running less to run faster. We go into the details about the exact type of training that Bill prescribes. He tells how it helped him run a 2:44 marathon and a 34 min 10K, and how it has helped other runners stay injury free while setting personal records.
Apr 02, 201425:08
Athlete Spotlight: Christopher Kelly

Athlete Spotlight: Christopher Kelly

I talk with Christopher Kelly about how he regained his health and started mountain biking at a pro level while following a ketogenic diet. Prior to adopting a paleo-style, ketogenic diet, Chris was suffering from a variety of health related issues including, fatigue, depression and IBS. After changing his diet, he wanted to see just how far he could take his new-found energy and started mountain biking, leading him to pro level racing!
Mar 26, 201436:23
Steve Magness: Science of Running

Steve Magness: Science of Running

In this episode I talk with coach and author, Steve Magness. Steve blogs at and has a new book out called Science of Running. As a 4:01 miler in High School , Steve has taken his own running to a high level. He also coaches elite athletes and has worked with Alberto Salazar at the Nike Oregon Project. Listen to Steve's unique approach to blending science and real world training.
Mar 17, 201421:03
South Asian Health Solution – Dr. Ronesh Sinha

South Asian Health Solution – Dr. Ronesh Sinha

In this episode I talk with Dr. Ronesh Sinha about his new book, The South Asian Health Solution: A culturally tailored guide to lose fat, increase energy and avoid disease. We talk about why South Asia is experiencing an increase in diseases such as diabetes and obesity. Dr. Ronesh tells listeners how tailoring their diet can help people lose weight and gain health.
Mar 10, 201421:02
Crossfit Endurance, Paleo Diet – Brian MacKenzie

Crossfit Endurance, Paleo Diet – Brian MacKenzie

I talk with Brian Mackenzie, creator of Crossfit Endurance and author of the book Power Speed ENDURANCE: A Skill-Based Approach to Endurance Training. Brian takes an alternative approach to distance training. His approach focuses on strength, speed, and technique instead of long slow distance running. We also talk about the Paleo Diet, 3fu3l, and the importance of recovery in training.
Mar 04, 201438:19
Russ Crandall – The Ancestral Table
Feb 25, 201422:29
No Meat Athlete – Matt Frazier

No Meat Athlete – Matt Frazier

I talk with Matt Frazier about his journey in becoming the No Meat Athlete and cutting 100 minutes from his marathon time! We talk about why Matt decided to adopt a vegan diet, and how he took so much time off from his marathon, eventually qualifying for Boston.
Feb 13, 201420:32
Ketogenic Marathon Training – Olaf Sorenson

Ketogenic Marathon Training – Olaf Sorenson

I talk with Olaf Sorenson about his quest to run a 2:40 marathon on a ketogenic diet. We talk about high-fat food, minimal running shoes, and training according to Arthur Lydiard
Jan 30, 201426:08
Paul Jaminet: Supplements for Athletes

Paul Jaminet: Supplements for Athletes

I talk with Paul Jaminet about supplementing with vitamins for optimal health and performance. We talk about the research behind Paul's recommendations, whether studies that show harms of vitamins are accurate, and what Paul has coming up next for us.
Jan 23, 201434:03
Athlete Spotlight: John Smith

Athlete Spotlight: John Smith

I talk with Jon Smith of the Fit Fat Fast Podcast. Jon has an incredible story of losing over 100 lbs by following a low-carb, high-fat diet. We talk about how to become metabolically efficient, by eating and training in a way that burns more fat.
Jan 07, 201437:23
The Calorie Myth – Jonathan Bailor

The Calorie Myth – Jonathan Bailor

I talk with Jonathan Bailor, author of The Calorie Myth: How to Eat More, Exercise Less, Lose Weight, and Live Better. We talk about why counting calories doesn't work, how to improve your quality of food choices, and how to get the most from your exercise routine.
Dec 29, 201327:49
Zach Bitter: American Record Holder for 100 miles

Zach Bitter: American Record Holder for 100 miles

I talk with American Record holder for 100 miles, Zach Bitter. Zach recently ran 11:47 for 100 miles setting an American Record, and a World Record for 12hrs, running 101.66 miles. We talk about Zach's training racing and his high-fat, low-carb diet.
Dec 27, 201337:01
Athlete Spotlight: Luke Ashton on UltraRunning

Athlete Spotlight: Luke Ashton on UltraRunning

I talk with Ultrarunner, Luke Ashton. Luke recently completed a 100 mile race in 18 hours while following a high-fat, low-carb approach to eating. Luke shares about his training, eating, how he got started with ultrarunning, and what brought him to the high-fat, low-carb approach.
Dec 22, 201340:23
David Epstein – The Sports Gene

David Epstein – The Sports Gene

I talk with David Epstein, author of The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance. We talk about the role that genetics play in athleticism. We discuss the importance of training, genetics, and the interplay between the two. We also talk about why Kenyan runners are so good, what makes a great sprinter, and how to optimize your training for your personal genetics.
Dec 15, 201329:17
Ketogenic Training & Racing – Chris Hague

Ketogenic Training & Racing – Chris Hague

I talk with Chris Hague. Chris is an accomplished runner and triathlete who, after reading The Art & Science of Low Carb Performance, began following a low carb, high fat diet. We talk about Chris's transition to a higher fat diet and how it has helped him feel better all-around, and even helped deal with an eating disorder. We also talk training, racing and what Chris eats on a daily basis. You can follow his blog and at My Two Watts.
Dec 08, 201331:55
Paleo vs. Weston A. Price – Sally Fallon Morell

Paleo vs. Weston A. Price – Sally Fallon Morell

I talk with Sally Fallon Morell, President and co-founder of the Weston A. Price Foundation. We get into details about the differences between the Paleo Diet and the Weston A. Price Diet. Sally argues that Paleo is too restrictive and she is particularly concerned about telling young people that they should exclude things from their diet, such as properly prepared grains or dairy from pastured fed cows. In addition, Sally gives us some great advice for how to include nourishing foods in our diet.
Dec 04, 201329:28
A cure for Alzheimer’s? – Dr. Mary Newport

A cure for Alzheimer’s? – Dr. Mary Newport

I talk with Dr. Mary Newport, about her book Alzheimer's Disease: What If There Was a Cure? Dr. Newport began looking for a cure for Alzheimer's Disease when her husband began suffering with early onset Alzheimer's. She found information about a new therapy using coconut and MCT oil to help slow the disease. She began feeding her husband coconut oil several times per day and saw dramatic results. You can also watch her talk on TED, Unconventional But Effective Therapy for Alzheimer's Treatment: Dr. Mary T. Newport at TEDxUSF.
Dec 01, 201344:40
Special Topics: Healing Your Skin – Tara Grant

Special Topics: Healing Your Skin – Tara Grant

I talk with Tara Grant, author of, The Hidden Plague: A Field Guide For Surviving and Overcoming Hidradenitis Suppurativa. We talk about how Tara overcame this condition by changing her diet. She follows a Paleo style diet with some custom modifications. If you are dealing with acne, cysts, or other skin problems, learn how you can tweak your diet to help clear your skin.
Nov 25, 201334:53
Injury Prevention: Dr. Steve Gangemi

Injury Prevention: Dr. Steve Gangemi

I talk with Chiropractic Physician, Steve Gangemi. We talk about how to stay injury free while participating in endurance sports. We discuss how things like diet, stretching, and overtraining, can play a role in injuries.
Nov 24, 201337:25
Fruitarianism - DurianRider

Fruitarianism - DurianRider

I talk with Harley Johnstone aka Durianrider. We talk about how Harley maintains his running on a fruit based diet, and why he thinks a high-carb fruit based diet is best for endurance athletes. Harley overcame Crohn's disease by following a fruit based diet and we discuss what his digestion is like when eating mostly fruit. We also talk training and how he maintains fitness on a low mileage program, and tips for anyone who wants to try a fruitarian diet.
Nov 18, 201335:01
Aligned & Well – Katy Bowman

Aligned & Well – Katy Bowman

I talk with Katy Bowman about staying injury free through proper body alignment. Katy runs the Restorative Exercise Institute, where she helps people restore movement and prevent injuries. Her latest book is called Alignment Matters.
Nov 18, 201327:50
You Primal Body – Mikki Reilly

You Primal Body – Mikki Reilly

I talk with Mikki Reilly, author of, Your Primal Body: The Paleo Way to Living Lean, Fit, and Healthy at Any Age. Mikki is a personal trainer and former body builder. She helps people regain their health and movement by following the Paleo lifestyle. We talk about the importance of diet & exercise in staying healthy and living primally, tips for getting started on a Paleo diet, and some of Mikki's favorite foods.
Nov 11, 201327:21
Metabolic Efficiency – Bob Seebohar

Metabolic Efficiency – Bob Seebohar

I talk with Bob Seebohar. Bob is author of numerous books on nutrition including, Nutrition Periodization for Athletes: Taking Traditional Sports Nutrition to the Next Level, and served as sports dietitian for the US Olympic Committee. He focuses on creating metabolic efficiency by eating real whole foods. We discuss how to burn more fat by changing what we eat, how to overcome GI distress on the run, and tips for how to make the switch to becoming metabolically efficient.
Nov 10, 201331:06
Tim Noakes – Low Carb for Endurance Athletes

Tim Noakes – Low Carb for Endurance Athletes

In this episode, I talk with Professor Tim Noakes about the benefits of a low carb diet. Prof Noakes is a medical doctor, exercise scientist, and prolific author with a passion for running. His latest book, Challenging Beliefs takes the reader through his most important ideas. Three years ago, Tim discovered the benefits of a low carbohydrate diet. He says that once he dropped the carbs, his running came back. Since then, he has been studying the benefits a low carb diet and how it can work for endurance athletes.
Nov 07, 201353:30
Metabolic Efficiency – Debbie Potts

Metabolic Efficiency – Debbie Potts

Debbie Potts is a personal trainer and co-host of the Fit Fat Fast Podcast. She shares how she got interested in metabolic efficiency through overcoming stomach issues on the bike, and how you can teach your body to use fat as a fuel by emphasizing real foods. Debbie helps get clients away from processed foods and stay healthy without having to count calories.
Nov 05, 201323:19
Chi Running – Danny Dreyer

Chi Running – Danny Dreyer

I talk with Danny Dreyer, author of Chi Running. We talk about the benefits of Chi Running, how it's different from other styles of running, how it can help you stay injury free, run faster, and help connect your mind and body.
Nov 03, 201320:01
Athlete Spotlight: Tami Timmons – No Sugar No Grains

Athlete Spotlight: Tami Timmons – No Sugar No Grains

I talk with Ironman triathlete, Tami Timmons. She recently completed an Ironman while following a No Sugar No Grains approach to eating. Tami was inspired to try eating this way after dealing with stomach issues during long distance events. By cutting out processed junk, she's been able to train her body to burn more fat as a fuel during long distance events. We talk about Tami's transition to a No Sugar No Grains style of eating, how she manages training while raising a family, and what keeps her motivated to continue to eat a clean diet.
Oct 30, 201328:46
Paul Jaminet – Running & The Perfect Health Diet

Paul Jaminet – Running & The Perfect Health Diet

In this episode I talk with Paul Jaminet, author of The Perfect Health Diet. We talk about endurance training and The Perfect Health Diet. Some of the other topics we discuss are: Paul's recommendations on eating safe starches for endurance athletes, why going too low in carbs may be detrimental to your health, the importance of saturated fat, tips on productivity, and optimizing circadian rhythm. We end by talking about success stories from attending The Perfect Health Diet Retreat.
Oct 29, 201343:09
Ben Greenfield – Ketogenic Endurance Performance

Ben Greenfield – Ketogenic Endurance Performance

I talk with Ben Greenfield about the benefits of a ketogenic diet for endurance athletes. Ben recently competed in Ironman Kona and Ironman Canada using a ketogenic diet. We talk about why he used a ketogenic diet and if he'd ever do it again. We also talk about his minimal training protocol, where Ben gets incredible results from small amounts of targeted training. Check out his latest book Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Lifea
Oct 28, 201324:26
Dietitian Cassie – Real Foods & Running

Dietitian Cassie – Real Foods & Running

I talk with Cassie Bjork, aka Dietitian Cassie. Cassie is a registered dietitian who takes a real foods approach to diet and nutrition. She's completed several marathons and lives an active lifestyle. We talk about the benefits healthy fats, what it means to eat real foods, and how to fuel for the marathon with real foods.
Oct 23, 201324:12
The Story of the Human Body – Daniel Lieberman

The Story of the Human Body – Daniel Lieberman

I talk with professor Daniel Lieberman, chairman of the department of human evolutionary biology at Harvard University. His latest book is called, The Story of the Human Body: Evolution, Health and Disease. We talk about the prevalence of mismatch diseases common in our modern environment. Prof Lieberman says that diseases such as: Type II diabetes, heart disease, flat feet, myopia, osteoporosis, allergies, asthma, Crohn's, certain cancers, and a host of other diseases may be due to a mismatch between our current environment and the way we evolved to thrive.
Oct 21, 201332:37
Smart Marathon Training – Jeff Horowitz

Smart Marathon Training – Jeff Horowitz

I talk with Jeff Horowitz, author of Smart Marathon Training: Run Your Best Without Running Yourself Ragged. Jeff is a certified running and triathlon coach and personal trainer who has run more than 170 marathons across 6 continents. Formerly an attorney, he quit law to pursue his passion for endurance sport. He advocates a low mileage approach that allows runner to get the most from their body without burnout or injury.
Oct 20, 201329:47
Vitamin D Solution: Dr. Holick

Vitamin D Solution: Dr. Holick

During the past 25 years, Dr. Holick has looked at how Vitamin D is made in the skin during sun exposure. He has become globally recognized as an expert on vitamin D and is author of The Vitamin D Solution. We talk about the health benefits of Vitamin D, such as preventing the flu, preventing C-sections, and the appropriate amount of supplementation.
Oct 15, 201316:12
Erin Cafaro: Rowing, Crossfit, Paleo Diet, 3Fuel

Erin Cafaro: Rowing, Crossfit, Paleo Diet, 3Fuel

I talk with Olympian Erin Cafaro. Erin competed for the United States in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, and 2012 Olympics in London, where she and her teammates brought home the Gold Medals in the Women’s 8+. We talk about how she got started with rowing, her journey to the Olympics, how she uses crossfit and the Paleo Diet, and her secret weapon: 3Fu3l
Oct 14, 201329:34
Natural Childbirth: Sarah Buckley

Natural Childbirth: Sarah Buckley

I talk with author Sarah Buckley about her book Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering: A Doctor's Guide to Natural Childbirth and Gentle Early Parenting Choices. We discuss the options for parents wanting to have a natural childbirth.
Oct 13, 201327:41
Jason Fitzgerald: Strength Running

Jason Fitzgerald: Strength Running

I talk with 2:39 marathoner, Jason Fitzgerald of Jason is author of 101 Ways to Be a Better Runner. We talk about how to prevent injuries with strength training, tips for getting faster, and how to incorporate a paleo diet into long distance running.
Oct 09, 201323:11
Self-education: Brett Veinotte

Self-education: Brett Veinotte

In this episode, I talk with Brett Veinotte about self-education and home education for young people. Brett argues that our traditional school system is very unnatural and not conducive to learning. Brett calls for a more self-directed approach to learning. We end by talking about the paleo diet and if there is a connection between a more natural way of eating and a more natural way of learning.

Oct 07, 201332:51
Antidepressants Myth: Irving Kirsch

Antidepressants Myth: Irving Kirsch

I talk with Irving Kirsch, author of The Emperor's New Drugs: Exploding the Antidepressant Myth. In his book, Professor Kirsch challenges the idea that antidepressant are an effective treatment for depression. By looking at the data, Professor Kirsch concludes that antidepressants are no better than placebo.
Sep 22, 201322:22
Paleofantasy: Marlene Zuk

Paleofantasy: Marlene Zuk

I talk with the author of Paleofantasy, Marlene Zuk. We talk about whether or not the Paleo Diet is just a fantasy or if it can lead to better health. Marlene also talks about rapid evolution and how species evolve in surprising ways. We end the discussion by talking about exercise and what, if anything, evolution tells us about the optimal way to be fit and healthy.
Sep 16, 201325:09
Paleo Manifesto: John Durant

Paleo Manifesto: John Durant

I talk with John Durant, author of Paleo Manifesto: Ancient Wisdom for Lifelong Health. We discuss why living Paleo is more than just the food we eat. Durant says that for optimum health we need to take a closer look at the habitat we create for ourselves. Like a gorilla taken from its natural habitat and stuck in a zoo, modern man is far from his natural habitat and suffers ill-health because of it.
Sep 12, 201338:35
Paleo Primer: Keris Marsden and Matt Whitmore

Paleo Primer: Keris Marsden and Matt Whitmore

I talk with Matt Whitmore & Keris Mardsen about their book Paleo Primer: A Jump-Start Guide to Losing Body Fat and Living Primally. We talk about some of the amazing recipes in the book, including Matt's Scotch Egg and Keris' incredible Paleo "cheats of champions".
Sep 11, 201323:42
Jimmy Moore: Cholesterol Clarity

Jimmy Moore: Cholesterol Clarity

I talk with Jimmy Moore about his new book, Cholesterol Clarity: What the HDL is Wrong With My Numbers. Jimmy dispels some myths about saturated fat, cholesterol and heart disease, and tells listeners what to look for the next time they get their cholesterol checked. We also talk about nutritional ketosis; what it is and how it can help you lose weight and regain your health.
Aug 25, 201332:52
Acne – Tracy Raftl

Acne – Tracy Raftl

I talk with Tracy Raftl of We talk about how Tracy overcame severe acne through diet and nutrition. We also talk about Tracy's unusual skincare tips, and even her cave-woman skincare regimen.
Aug 19, 201326:26
Gluten Free Running: Stephanie Rothstein

Gluten Free Running: Stephanie Rothstein

I talk with Stephanie Rothstein about celiac disease and distance running. From about 2008-2010 she woke up everyday feeling like she was hungover without the actual drinking part. She woke up with a headache and in a fog each morning, with digestion problems that a pot of coffee couldn't cure! We also talk about Stephanie's diet, her running, and her business - Picky Bars.
Aug 12, 201322:44
Happiness: Oliver Burkeman

Happiness: Oliver Burkeman

In this episode I talk with Oliver Burkeman about his book The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can't Stand Positive Thinking. We talk about the upsides of negativity, uncertainty, failure and imperfection.
Aug 05, 201320:10
Cholesterol, Sun Exposure, Autism, Alzheimer’s: Stephanie Seneff

Cholesterol, Sun Exposure, Autism, Alzheimer’s: Stephanie Seneff

In this episode I talk with Stephanie Seneff about the importance of cholesterol-sulfate. We discuss Stephanie's view of disease, the importance of sun exposure, Vitamin D, Autism, Alzheimer's, and nourishing foods.
Aug 02, 201338:38
Paleo for Athletes: Joe Friel

Paleo for Athletes: Joe Friel

In this episode I talk with endurance coach and athlete Joe Friel, co-author of Paleo for Athletes. We talk about how Joe got into eating Paleo, how it helped him train harder, and what he has learned since he first started eating Paleo.
Jul 26, 201317:29
Healing Your Gut: Steve Wright of SCD Lifestyle

Healing Your Gut: Steve Wright of SCD Lifestyle

In this episode I talk with Steve Wright of SCD Lifestyle. We talk about how you can heal your gut and prevent symptoms like gas, bloating, diarrhea and even recover from diseases like Crohn's and Colitis by following a natural nutritional approach to health.
Jul 17, 201331:06
Mark Sisson – Primal Running

Mark Sisson – Primal Running

In this episode I talk with author Mark Sisson. Mark is a fitness author and blogger, a former distance runner, triathlete and Ironman competitor. We talk about running, training, and how to eliminate grains and other offending foods from your diet. In 1980 Mark qualified for the Olympic trials marathon, and in 1982 he finished 4th in the Ironman World Championship. He has written several books, including The Primal Blueprint, which incorporate aspects of the Paleolithic diet and lifestyle.
Jul 07, 201325:06
Phil Maffetone: Running, Eating, Music

Phil Maffetone: Running, Eating, Music

In this episode I talk with Phil Maffetone about running, eating and music. Phil is author of The Big Book of Endurance Training and Racing and has coached triathlon greats, such as six time Ironman world champion, Mark Allen. We talk about what foods to eat, fitness, health, barefoot running, training, and music. We also talk about what it was like to work as the personal physician for the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Jun 30, 201343:07
Low Carb Performance: Jeff Volek

Low Carb Performance: Jeff Volek

In this episode I talk with Jeff Volek, author of The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Performance. Learn how to access your fat stores and allow your body to utilize fat as fuel. Jeff's research says that endurance athletes can gain a distinct advantage by following a low carb ketogenic diet. By eating a higher fat, moderate protein and low carb diet you can teach your body to burn fat for fuel. Topics we discuss are: advantages of low carb ketogenic diets, health related to a low carb diet, paleo diets, performance advantage of a low carb ketogenic diet.
Jun 28, 201342:23
Natural Podiatry: Dr. Ray McClanahan

Natural Podiatry: Dr. Ray McClanahan

In this episode I talk with Dr. Ray McClanahan about natural podiatry and natural foot movement. We talk about Dr. Ray's views on podiatry and the importance of proper footwear in preventing running injuries. Topics we discuss are: natural foot movement, proper shoes, injury prevention, minimal running shoes, arch support and Dr. Ray's invention, Correct Toes. Follow Dr. Ray on Facbook and Twitter
Jun 27, 201331:56
Dean Karnazes: Ultramarathon Man

Dean Karnazes: Ultramarathon Man

In this episode I talk with Ultramarathon Man - Dean Karnazes. We talk about Paleo Diet, his adventures as an Ultramarathoner, individual differences in diet, barefoot running, hot weather running, and tips for getting started.
Jun 26, 201327:22
Abel James: Fat-Burning Man

Abel James: Fat-Burning Man

In this episode I talk with Fat-Burning Man, Abel James. We talk about how Abel started running barefoot to increase his speed and distance, how to become a fat burner, and Abel tells us how getting ripped isn't that difficult.
Jun 20, 201327:58
Wheat Belly: William Davis

Wheat Belly: William Davis

In this episode I talk with Dr. William Davis about his book, Wheat Belly and how destructive wheat can be to our health. We talk about how wheat contributes to poor heart health, stomach issues, man breasts and even wrinkles! Dr. Davis has suggestions for those thinking about giving up wheat and for how endurance athletes can switch from being a sugar burner to becoming a fat burner.
Jun 19, 201335:53
Ultra Running: Kristina Folcik

Ultra Running: Kristina Folcik

In this episode I talk with Ultra runner Kristina Folcik. I first heard about Kristina when she won the relentless Sawtooth 100 mile race in northern Minnesota 2012. Kristina has gone from doing no running at all, to jumping into a 50 mile race, to training upwards of 100 miles a week. We cover training for Ultras, diet and nutrition, and how Kristina got into Ultra running.
Jun 10, 201319:26
Ben Greenfield: Low Carb Endurance

Ben Greenfield: Low Carb Endurance

In this episode I talk with Ben Greenfield about his low carb approach to endurance sports nutrition. Ben is also known for his "minimal training protocol" for Ironman Triathlon that involves 6-10 hrs a week of training. We cover the benefits of low carb, what Ben eats, why high carb is like crispy bacon to your joints, and Ben's minimal training protocol. Check out Ben's books on Amazon.
Jun 04, 201329:32
Evolved to Run – Daniel Lieberman

Evolved to Run – Daniel Lieberman

In this episode, I talk with Daniel Lieberman about how humans evolved as distance runners. We talk about barefoot running, early human carnivory, and evolutionary adaptations that make humans good at running long distances. His latest book is called The Story of The Human Body.
May 30, 201325:38
Shyness: Christopher Lane

Shyness: Christopher Lane

In this episode I talk with Christopher Lane about his book Shyness: How Normal Behavior Became a Sickness. We discuss the history of the DSM, drug side effects, the science behind mental disorders, and tips for people dealing with shyness and anxiety.
May 23, 201342:22
Sub 2:30 Boston in Vibram FiveFingers: Josh Klimek
May 07, 201323:55
Paleo for Women: Stefani Ruper

Paleo for Women: Stefani Ruper

In this episode, I talk with Stefani Ruper, an expert on the Paleo Diet for Women. We talk about PCOS, acne, and fertility.
May 07, 201334:57
Paleoista with Nell Stephenson

Paleoista with Nell Stephenson

In this episode I talk with Paleoista, Nell Stephenson. We talk about Nell's book Paleoista, Paleo Diet for athletes, distance running, fasted workouts, marathon, footwear, and Ironman.
May 02, 201320:45
Parenting: Bryan Caplan

Parenting: Bryan Caplan

In this special episode I talk with author Bryan Caplan about parenting and his book, Selfish Reasons Reasons to Have More Kids. Bryan claims that parenting can be more fun and less work than we are often led to believe.
Apr 26, 201321:45
Tetyana Obukhanych - Vaccines, Natural Immunity, Nutrition

Tetyana Obukhanych - Vaccines, Natural Immunity, Nutrition

In this episode, I talk with an immunologist, Dr. Tetyana Obukhanych Ph.D. about how we can strengthen immunity through nutrition. We also talk about vaccines and naturally acquired immunity. Dr. Tetyana Obukhanych earned her Ph.D. in Immunology from Rockefeller University and has done research at Harvard Medical School and Stanford University School of Medicine.  She is co-author of several peer-reviewed scientific publications in the field of Immunology and the author of Vaccination Illusion.  Her mission is to educate parents and healthcare professionals about immunity and the impact of vaccination.

Apr 25, 201339:11
Crossfit Endurance: Brian Mackenzie

Crossfit Endurance: Brian Mackenzie

In this episode I talk with Brian Mackenzie, Crossfit Endurance coach and author of Power Speed ENDURANCE: A skill based approach to endurance training . Crossfit Endurance features a lower volume, high intensity approach to training for endurance events. This way of training may help you stay injury free while achieving the same results and in less time than traditional approaches to endurance training. Brian has completed 100 mile ultra-running events while never running more than a half marathon in training.
Apr 23, 201327:47
The Cool Impossible: Eric Orton

The Cool Impossible: Eric Orton

In this episode I talk with Born to Run coach Eric Orton. I first heard about Eric after reading Chris McDougall's Born to Run. Eric taught McDougall how to run with proper technique and eventually trained him to run a 50 mile endurance race in the Copper Canyons of Mexico. We talk about running, Eric's shoe company B2R shoes, minimalist footwear, Eric's new book The Cool Impossible, nutrition and how the mind relates to running.
Apr 17, 201331:56
Brain Training: Matt Fitzgerald

Brain Training: Matt Fitzgerald

In this episode I talk with Matt Fitzgerald, prolific author and endurance enthusiast. He has authored many books on running, triathlon, fitness, nutrition, and weight loss, including Brain Training and Racing Weight. We talk about the cause of fatigue during exercise and how to get more from your running. We also touch on nutrition and Matt’s opinion of the Paleo diet.
Apr 11, 201357:51
Bulletproof: Dave Asprey

Bulletproof: Dave Asprey

In this episode I talk with entrepreneur and biohacker, Dave Asprey, from and Dave has spent over $250,000 to upgrade himself and make himself smarter, stronger, and healthier. Dave runs a popular blog and podcast called where he offers the latest information on how to get the most from your mind and body. He is also an author; his latest book is called Better Baby Book.
Apr 07, 201322:57
The Vegetarian Myth: Lierre Kieth

The Vegetarian Myth: Lierre Kieth

In this episode I talk with Lierre Kieth, author of The Vegetarian Myth. We talk about how she overcame health problems caused by following a vegan diet. Listen to how Lierre regained her health by adding meat back into her diet. We cover ecological sustainability of grass fed animals, health issues related to a vegan diet, and what Lierre eats now.
Apr 03, 201348:22
Paleo Diet for Athletes: Loren Cordain

Paleo Diet for Athletes: Loren Cordain

In this episode I talk with Loren Cordain about the Paleo Diet. We talk about nuts and nut flour, Paleo for athletes, whether the Paleo diet causes cancer or kidney disease, how his views about Paleo have changed, and where Loren finds inspiration.
Mar 27, 201333:31
Tim Noakes: Paleo Diet, Hydration, Central Governor

Tim Noakes: Paleo Diet, Hydration, Central Governor

In this episode, I talk with exercise scientist and physician Tim Noakes, MD about the Paleo diet, his latest book Challenging Beliefs, and the Central Governor Theory of fatigue. Follow Tim on Twitter @ProfTimNoakes.
Mar 21, 201301:21:35
Paul Jaminet: The Perfect Health Diet

Paul Jaminet: The Perfect Health Diet

I talk with Paul Jaminet about his book, The Perfect Health Diet and the evolutionary approach to health and nutrition. Topics we discuss are: saturated fat, physics, economics, circadian rhythm, confirmation bias, correlation vs causation, safe starches, bacon, and Paul's thinking process.
Mar 03, 201345:37