In this episode, I talk with Amber O'Hearn and we dive deep into the world of carnivore! Amber has been carnivorous for the past 9 years and she has learned a ton in that time! We cover the evolutionary history of consuming only meats. We compare plants to meats from a micronutrient perspective. We talk about the benefits of plants...or lack of. We discuss the use of dairy on a carnivorous diet. We talk about digestion, fat ratios, intestinal permeability, grass-fed vs grain-fed, and so much more!!
In this episode, I dive into how to hack human performance with Siim Land. Siim is a 23-year-old biohacker who has been fascinated by optimizing his performance since a very young age. We discuss the Wim Hof method and controlled breathing techniques, coping with stress, intermittent fasting, phases of fat adaptation, red light therapy, and much more!
In this episode, I talk with IFBB pro physique competitor, Steven Lopez. We dive into Steven's history with the sport and his journey to pro-status. We talk about how he implemented the ketogenic diet in his last contest prep to help him earn his pro card. We discuss the issue of poor coaching within the fitness industry. We cover the technique behind a targeted ketogenic approach. And of course, we talk about the mindset of a competitor! There aren't too many keto bodybuilders out there so it was great to get Steven on the show and pick his brain!
In this episode, I talk with John Roth and we dive into how his life has changed as a result of late-onset type 1 diabetes. As a diabetic, he can no longer hold the medical clearance necessary to fly as a commercial airline pilot. He has had to adjust his diet and his lifestyle to correct course. We talk about the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes. We dive into the effect carbs and insulin have on the body. Of course, we dive into the mindset and the importance of adding more value to this world than you take!
In this episode, I talk with Corey Modrowski and we dive deep into the sport of GoRuck. First, we talk about what got Corey into the ketogenic diet and how it has improved his health. Then we dive into what he is now doing with his improved health, rucking! We talk about the GoRuck challenge, how it started, what it is, and how to do it. We dive into the proper gear for rucking. We talk about the stoic and leadership aspects of rucking and how to take it to the next level. I had a ton of fun with this one. Now, I just got to sign up for a GoRuck challenge!
In this episode, I talk with Daniel Wiseman and we question the dietary dogma. Much of Daniel's success has come from being open minded towards health and nutrition and experimenting with things outside the box. This podcast encompasses a few of the lesson's he has learned thus far. We talk about training and nutrition programs that he has found effective. We dive into the controversy surrounding the vegan diet. We talk about sustainable farming and ranching techniques. We even dive into how to cook the perfect steak and enjoy the ideal whiskey!
In this episode, I talk with Leanne Vogel, founder of Healthful Pursuit. We go through Leanne's journey to finding her true health and all the lessons learned along the way. We talk about her transition from Vegan to Keto. We dive into her obsessive relationship with food and her struggles with eating disorders. We discuss her take on keto for women and how hormones come into the picture. We talk about incorporating carbs with the keto diet. We even dive into Leanne's current lifestyle which includes living and working from an RV!
In this episode, I talked with Mike Trinchitella who has been following a ketogenic lifestyle for over 22 years. With that much time and experience surrounding the diet, Mike is a gold mine when it comes to dieting tips and tricks. We dove into keto and fasting. We talked about how to implement a protein sparing modified fast (PSMF). We talked about pre and post-training nutrition. We covered cheat days with keto and carb ups vs strict keto. We talked about Mikes emotional relationship with food and binge eating. We even covered how he reinvented himself in his health and fitness journey after going through a depression. Mike was an awesome guest with a wealth of knowledge!
In this episode, I talk with Dr. Bret Scher, one of the leading cardiologists within the keto/low carb community. We dive into the weeds about current medical protocols and why drugs are given greater significance over nutrition. We tackle some of the controversies that surround the ketogenic diet as it relates to health. Dr. Scher goes into the details about various health markers and blood work. We dive into mTOR and discuss the manipulation of cell growth. We talk about the benefits of resistance training and HIIT, compare keto and low carb, and so much more! This was a great chat, I have tons of respect for Dr. Scher, definitely check it out!