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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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019 – Intuitive Eating

With most of society being bombarded with diet messages, diet rules, do and don’t foods, eat this and not that, coupled with photoshopped IG pictures of unnatural physiques, etc. – an alternative approach is what is called intuitive eating.  Intuitive eating is a philosophy that rejects traditional dieting and instead supports listening to your body’s […]

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018 – Intermittent Fasting

Although it’s been around in principle for a very long time (most religions around the world promote some form of fasting), Intermittent Fasting (IF) has grown in popularity due primarily to scientific research indicating that IF can lead to weight loss, stabilized blood sugar, reduced inflammation, improvements in memory and stress resistance, slowed aging, longer […]

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017 – Managing Self Talk

Like our physical habits, we all have mental habits that often manifest themselves in the form of self-talk, or conversations, comments, etc. we have in our heads.  And indeed there are parallels here between physical habits and mental habits. The way we talk to ourselves about the events in our lives is subject to the […]

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016 – How to Develop and Sustain Habits

Most successful people underscore the importance and impact of habits on their life.  And, with good reason – habits are the underpinning of what you do, who you are, and who you can become.  With the right habits, you’re more efficient, effective, and strategic about the thoughts and actions that lead you towards your goals.  […]

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