029 – Multiple Paths to the Destination

If you talk to almost any successful entrepreneur, business person, athlete, or individual – and asked them if their path to success was exactly as they envisioned, I’d bet nearly all of them would simply say….NO.  Further, if you asked them if they KNEW how circuitous, arduous, and long that path to success was, would […]

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028 – Choosing the Best Gym

Finding the best gym that works for YOU in support of your fitness program can sometimes be difficult and cumbersome.  You want to have great workouts, feel welcome and comfortable, experience good energy and maybe connect with others who share similar fitness goals to serve as support and/or inspiration.    The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association […]

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027 – Coronary Artery Calcification (CAC) Scan

As one gets a little older (and personally driven by friends who have experienced a cardiac event), it is wise to be as proactive as possible to better understand your risk of CAD.  Coronary artery calcium (CAC) testing helps reveal your risk of heart disease, often before other warning signs appear. Also known as a […]

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026 – Olympia Fitness and Performance Weekend

Each September, the elite of the bodybuilding and fitness world descend upon Las Vegas to compete at the Olympia Fitness and Performance weekend.  This year, the Olympia Show is September 12-15 at the Orleans Arena, with the Olympia Expo being held at the Las Vegas Convention Center. There are 8 categories of competition (4 women […]

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025 – The Ketogenic Diet

Eating a diet high in fats – think bacon, butter, red meat, eggs, cheese, salmon, avocado, walnuts, almonds, etc. to lose weight might seem like a reasonable tradeoff, it is a bit more complicated than that.  Probably moreso than the Carnivore Diet (Episode 23 of the Fitterest Show), the ketogenic diet (high fat, moderate protein, […]

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024 – Recharging Your Mind and Body

We all want to be our best selves, exuding positive energy and generally crushing it each day.  But sometimes we might need a break – whether that be physically, emotionally, intellectually, etc.  But how do we generally keep our batteries “mostly charged” so we don’t experience radical swings in energy, mood, and performance as a […]

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023 – The Carnivore Diet

The Carnivore Diet has garnered attention in recent years as it is a very restrictive diet that consists essentially of meat, fish and other animal foods like eggs and some dairy products.  It excludes essentially all other food – fruits, vegetables, starches, grains, nuts, seeds, etc. This diet generally contradicts “conventional” wisdom and years of […]

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022 – Longevity

In today’s show we discuss longevity.  Although it is often equated with “lifespan,” longevity is a broader concept that applies not only to lifespan, but the ongoing duration of any of a multitude of activities.  In the broader sense of longevity, these include things like: fitness and health, relationships, job, career, friendships, etc. How and […]

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021 – News Headlines

Today’s show focuses on several new (and updated) news headlines in the health and wellness arena.  We’ll revisit Beyond Meat since it’s stellar IPO and market run-up, and take a look at their current strategy, competitive threats lurking, and global market opportunity.  Next, we will discuss several recently published medical studies wrt exercise, obesity, and […]

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020 – Gym Etiquette

While there is no rules handbook handed out when one joins a gym, there are expected norms of behavior within a gym environment.  As such, most of these are unwritten rules that unfortunately not enough people know. Again, while common sense should dictate most of these behaviors – like being a good person, picking up […]

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