In this episode, I speak with multiple repeat guest and great friend, Danny Vega! We haven't talked recently so we decided to have a catch-up call and make it into a podcast. We talk about the importance of "grind mode" and how to leverage that in life. We discuss the benefits of living life on your terms. We dive into Danny's new training style and how to fully engage mind-muscle connection. We talk about diet manipulations and the importance of focusing on a given task and not overextending yourself. Always a pleasure catching up with my brother Danny! Hope you enjoy!
In this episode, I speak with Lauren Berryhill a.k.a. Keto Coach Lauren! Lauren has lost over 100 lbs and has transformed her life on many different levels. She used to struggle with body dysmorphia and has cycled through many different fad diets. She suffered through postpartum depression and was on the verge of giving up on her health. She stumbled onto keto and the rest is history. She has since lost the weight, built a ton of muscle, and has a new zeal for life. She can now enjoy more time with her son, help others through her coaching, and live a much more fulfilled life. I talk with her about the importance of having a building phase, her experience with carnivore, common mistakes she sees in her female clients, and how she addresses keto with her son. This was a great conversation! I hope you enjoy :)
In this episode, I speak with my good friend Christos Ruci! Christos is a keto coach and moderator on the DSK forums. He is a former client of mine and has battled with many of the same eating disorders I've faced. We dive into the world of binging and purging and having an addictive personality with sugar and carbs. We discuss the importance of being open with your insecurities. We also dive into some of the common mistakes we see in the keto community. We spend some time on the importance of reverse dieting and how to properly increase your calories. It was a great conversation and I hope you enjoy it!
In this episode, I speak with functional dietitian Ali Miller and we dive into the detail of holistic healing! We discuss Ali's journey from a vegetarian, to following a paleo approach, to finally transitioning into keto. We talk about micronutrients and where she sees common deficiencies. We dive into the HPA Axis and stress response. We discuss some of the benefits around cycling the carnivore diet. We compare the hormonal patterns between men and women. We even dive into CBD oil and the importance of meal timing. I learned a TON in this episode and I hope you do as well!
In this episode, I speak with Evan Sims, founder and creator of Peak Yogurt! We dive into his motivation for starting keto and compare keto to the paleo diet he used to follow. We discuss the difference between saturated and unsaturated fats. We go into detail on how he started Peak Yogurt and what he has learned in building a food business. We also dive into the nutritional benefits of dairy and how to make your own yogurt. I learned a ton and it was a pleasure speaking with someone else from the food startup world!
In this episode, I speak with Will Watterson on the benefits of keto in the sport of rock climbing. We dive into the anti-inflammatory effects of keto and how that has improved his performance. Will enlightened me on the different disciplines of rock climbing. We talked about the gear and training techniques used in the sport. We also dove into another passion Will has... Creating a shared space that brings people together and leverages the power of community! We also touched on stoicism and the importance of doing what you love! Super interesting conversation, I learned a ton, I hope you enjoy!
In this episode, I speak with Jeffery Heubschman of Mountain Man Nutrition. Jeff is a professional chef and nutritional therapist and we dive into all things dealing with digestive health! We discuss type 2 diabetes and how that is impacted on keto. We talk about the importance of being in a state of relaxation while eating. We discuss optimizing your keto journey if you don't have a gallbladder. We even dive into the art of making your own food and dairy products!
In this episode, I speak with Joe Heitzeberg, founder of Crowd Cow. Crowd Cow has taken a very unique approach to supplying consumers with locally raised, grass fed beef. We dive into the beef industry as a whole and pull the curtain back on the commercialization of the process. We discuss the different genetic strains of beef and how beef can be viewed as a "craft" specialty. We talk about how Crowd Cow is benefiting the local farmer and allows for proper stewardship of the land. We even discuss grass-fed vs grain-fed and how to prepare the perfect steak! I really enjoyed this conversation and am much more well versed on the world of beef!