Drew Manning

The Fit2Fat2Fit Experience

The Fit2Fat2Fit Experience

Description

The Fit2Fat2Fit Experience Podcast features Drew and Lynn Manning of www.fit2fat2fit.com and www.2fitathome.com. They bring their unique perspective on health and fitness to the podcasting world. Drew gained international media attention from his journey of gaining and losing 75 lbs. on purpose by blogging and writing a NY Times Best Selling book about it (Fit2Fat2Fit) and his wife, Lynn, is a women's fitness specialist, but is also an admitted "foodie". With this unique balance they dive into why diets don't work. People lose weight only to gain it back. Why does it seem so hard? Because focusing on just nutrition and exercise is missing the mark. Overall health and wellness is key to long-term success and often our industry neglects this. They answer your questions and interview leaders in the industry to share secrets about real transformation and long term success. Change comes from the inside out so join us on this journey!

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Episodes

EP195: The Entrepreneur's Extreme Approach to a Successful, Healthy Life with David Hauser

May 14, 2019 48:11

Description:

If you are an entrepreneur you understand how important the hustle and grind can be to growing a successful business. But for many of us, working without recovery time takes a toll on our health and wellness. What is rarely considered is how much more prosperous we would be if we tackled each day’s work with our mind clear and our bodies fully rested. Today’s guest, David Hauser, was so busy creating the extremely successful Grasshopper and Chargify he routinely sacrificed his health to gain wealth. During this podcast, he shares his journey and the not-so-radical steps he embraced to transform his life including incorporating yoga, meditation, and fasting into his daily practice. He also shares a preview of what we can expect from his book, Unstoppable: 4 Steps to Transform Your Life which will be released in September.

 

Complete Keto: A Guide for Transforming Your Body and Your Mind for Life,  visit CompleteKeto.fit2fat2fit.com to get your copy now. Get the CK30 video series as a bonus when ordering with this link.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[9:50] David shares how his non-stop entrepreneurial journey led him down an unhealthy path.

 

[13:18] David describes the turning point that made him change his focus toward a healthier lifestyle.

 

[15:48] Yoga proved to be the only training David could do to quiet his unusually busy mind.

 

[18:20] Meditation offers the best return on investment for entrepreneurs.

 

[24:13] It’s important to get proper sleep isn’t just something your mother made up!

 

[28:42] How David views cold exposure and fasting.

 

[33:57] How David built his own medical dream team.

 

Sponsors:

Redmond Real Salt — An ancient seabed in Utah is the source for this natural, undiluted real salt with all the essential trace minerals left intact. Keto is better with Real Salt.

 

Let’s Get Checked — At home hormone tests, no doctor appointment needed. The test kit comes with easy to follow instructions and a prepaid return envelope for fast online results. Use the link above or codeword ‘Drew’ to get 15% off any test.    

 

Dry Farm Wines — You can have alcohol on the ketogenic diet. Use this link for a bottle of wine for $.01 with any order

 

Complete Wellness Supplements — Shop Drew’s hand-formulated, pre-workout greens, Keto Meal with grass-fed collagen and BHB’s for mental clarity and a brain boost.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

David Hauser Website

Unstoppable Book Website

Superfat Website

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EP194: Keto FAQ’s with Drew

May 7, 2019 29:26

Description:

During today’s solocast, Drew answers some of the most frequently asked questions listeners have submitted about keto and transitioning into keto. If you are uncertain about blood and urine testing, getting back on track after a cheat meal, or carb-cycling this episode has something for you. Many of these questions can also be found in Drew’s book, Complete Keto. If you haven’t picked it up or downloaded it yet and you have some of these same questions now would be the time to do it. Drew will be organizing another podcast of frequently asked keto questions. Send your questions can be sent to Drew@Fit2Fat2Fit.com or on social media @Fit2Fat2Fit.

 

Complete Keto: A Guide for Transforming Your Body and Your Mind for Life,  visit CompleteKeto.fit2fat2fit.com to get your copy now. Get the CK30 video series as a bonus when ordering with this link.

 

If you like the podcast subscribe & review it on iTunes | Stitcher.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[4:33]  Can I work out while doing keto?

 

[6:09] Why did my cholesterol go up and what should I do about it?

 

[8:01] I'm not losing weight but I am following the keto guidelines perfectly. What am I doing wrong?

 

[11:20] Should I do carb cycling or a high-carb meal on the weekend if I have hit a plateau?

 

[13:09] I’d like to transition my son to keto. Any suggestions?

 

[15:12] When the urine is tested for ketones does it matter if you are burning trace or mod large? What is the best range to be in?

 

[17:21] My protein intake is always as high as fat, is that OK?

 

[19:16] What are tips for those who work night shift and are trying to do keto?

 

[20:59] I caved and had a cheat meal what is the best way to get back into ketosis?

 

[21:50] What alcohol can you have on keto?

 

[23:57] How do I lose the last 10 lbs on keto?

 

[25:22] Is it possible to bulk up on keto?

 

[26:44] I've been on keto for 3-weeks and I am dizzy in the morning.

 

Sponsors:

Redmond Real Salt — An ancient seabed in Utah is the source for this natural, undiluted real salt with all the essential trace minerals left intact. Keto is better with Real Salt.

 

Let’s Get Checked — At home hormone tests, no doctor appointment needed. The test kit comes with easy to follow instructions and a prepaid return envelope for fast online results. Use the link above or codeword ‘Drew’ to get 15% off any test.    

 

Dry Farm Wines — You can have alcohol on the ketogenic diet. Use this link for a bottle of wine for $.01 with any order

 

Complete Wellness Supplements — Shop Drew’s hand-formulated, pre-workout greens, Keto Meal with grass-fed collagen and BHB’s for mental clarity and a brain boost.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Fit2Fat2Fit

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Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Complete Keto Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP193: Tapping the Knowledge of Ancient Cultures to Heal the Mind, Body, and Spirit with Jason Prall

Apr 30, 2019 58:00

Description:

Ancient medicines and healing practices have evolved our species up to now but are there additional lessons to be learned from indigenous cultures? If you take into account that most prescription drugs in the West are sourced from plants in the Amazon basin the answer becomes clearer. Today’s guest, Documentary filmmaker Jason Prall is setting out to discover what our modern cultures might be missing by visiting indigenous cultures all across the globe. During this conversation, Jason shares the steps he has taken to become a health educator and how he found freedom as an entrepreneur by pursuing his passion.   

 

Drew’s new book Complete Keto: A Guide for Transforming Your Body and Your Mind for Life is now available! Visit CompleteKeto.fit2fat2fit.com to get your copy now. Get the CK30 video series as a bonus when ordering with this link.

 

If you like the podcast subscribe & review it on iTunes | Stitcher.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[7:28] The path to becoming an entrepreneur was filled with uncertainty and hard lessons.

 

[11:25] Jason’s health issues and his love of teaching led him down the path of healing and coaching.

 

[17:46] These 4 areas are essential to address when delving into self-transformational work.  

 

[25:38] Jason describes his desire to become a health educator and documentary filmmaker.

 

[32:03] The value of simplicity.

 

[37:37] Jason’s new project focuses on the healing of mind, body, spirit of indigenous cultures.


Sponsors:

Redmond Real Salt — An ancient seabed in Utah is the source for this natural, undiluted real salt with all the essential trace minerals left intact. Keto is better with Real Salt.

 

Let’s Get Checked — At home hormone tests, no doctor appointment needed. The test kit comes with easy to follow instructions and a prepaid return envelope for fast online results. Use the link to get 15% off any test.    

 

Dry Farm Wines — You can have alcohol on the ketogenic diet. Use this link for a bottle of wine for $.01 with any order

 

Complete Wellness Supplements — Shop Drew’s hand-formulated, pre-workout greens, Keto Meal with grass-fed collagen and BHB’s for mental clarity and a brain boost.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Jason Prall on Facebook

The Human Longevity Project

@JasonPrall on Twitter

Fit2Fat2Fit

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Fit2Fat2Fit Book

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Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP192: You Don’t Get to Be Larger Than Life By Being Comfortable with Bruce Pitcher

Apr 23, 2019 57:06

Description:

What is the difference between people who lose weight and keep it off versus those who regain the weight just a few months later? The difference in those who keep the weight off is they keep the promises they make to themselves. They live in integrity with what they want from life. Case in point, today’s returning guest Bruce Pitcher from Extreme Weight Loss Season 4, episode 4. Bruce transformed his physical and emotional life after being a guest on the show. He wrote his new book, Larger Than Life to share his blessings with others. He is a real-life example of what you believe you can do internally you can achieve externally.

 

Drew’s new book Complete Keto: A Guide for Transforming Your Body and Your Mind for Life is now available! Visit CompleteKeto.fit2fat2fit.com to get your copy now. Get the CK30 video series as a bonus when ordering with this link.

 

If you like the podcast subscribe & review it on iTunes | Stitcher.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[8:22] Bruce continued an over-active lifestyle even after he suffered a concussion during exercise.

 

[12:59] The two sides of faith in Utah.

 

[16:19] Bruce shares his personal journey of triumphing in spite of the emotional pain inflicted by his father.

 

[21:23] It’s ok to live the life you want to live with integrity, now!

 

[32:46] How writing Larger Than Life was an opportunity to share his blessings with the world.

 

[40:04] How Bruce stays in integrity and motivated when workouts get boring or tough.

 

[49:47] Bruce shares his message so others know they are not alone.  

 

Sponsors:

Redmond Real Salt — An ancient seabed in Utah is the source for this natural, undiluted real salt with all the essential trace minerals left intact. Keto is better with Real Salt.

 

Let’s Get Checked — At home hormone tests, no doctor appointment needed. The test kit comes with easy to follow instructions and a prepaid return envelope for fast online results. Use the link to get 15% off any test.    

 

Dry Farm Wines — You can have alcohol on the ketogenic diet. Use this link for a bottle of wine for $.01 with any order

 

Complete Wellness Supplements — Shop Drew’s hand-formulated, pre-workout greens, Keto Meal with grass-fed collagen and BHB’s for mental clarity and a brain boost.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Larger Than Life by Bruce Pitcher and Rachel Sommer

@brucepitcher on Twitter

@brucepitcher on Instagram

ChampWithinAZ@gmail.com

Fit2Fat2Fit

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Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

 

EP191: Keto Support for Women and Girls with Lauren and Mary of Fearless Keto

Apr 16, 2019 55:31

Description:

In the 1970s 4.2 million Americans were diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and today there are 30 million people being treated for the disease. It’s obvious that something in the American diet changed. The amount of sugars being added to foods in addition to a food pyramid designed to sell agricultural products have left much of the nation unhealthy and addicted. To take back control of our health and nutrition we need an approach that satiates us and allows our bodies to heal themselves. Enter the keto diet. While not new and definitely not a fad diet, keto immediately impacts blood sugar levels and reduces the amount of medication necessary to keep insulin levels in check.

 

Drew welcomes Lauren and Mary of Fearless Keto. A mother-daughter team dedicated to providing support to women and girls who want better health but have difficulty breaking past eating patterns. Lauren struggled with committing to a healthy lifestyle in spite of the direction of her mother, Mary, who is a Certified Dietician. Both women share the story of what motivated them to create a support group and to provide products help people gradually adopt a keto lifestyle.  

 

Drew’s new book Complete Keto: A Guide for Transforming Your Body and Your Mind for Life is now available! Visit CompleteKeto.fit2fat2fit.com to get your copy now. Get the CK30 video series as a bonus when ordering with this link.

 

If you like the podcast subscribe & review it on iTunes | Stitcher.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[5:12] Lauren struggled with her weight her entire life before deciding enough is enough.

 

[9:01] As a dietician and a parent, Mary had to find a balance of how to help her daughter.

 

[14:15] Keto goes against everything Mary learned in her nutrition training.

 

[19:34] The effect a keto lifestyle has on cholesterol and type 2 diabetes.

 

[24:48] Through Fearless Keto, Lauren intends to share her experience and hopefully inspire other girls and women in a similar situation.

 

[30:07] Mary explains the initial and long-term effects of a keto diet as it relates to Type 2 diabetes.

 

[45:41] Mistakes people make when they go keto.

 

Sponsors:

Redmond Real Salt — An ancient seabed in Utah is the source for this natural, undiluted real salt with all the essential trace minerals left intact. Keto is better with Real Salt.

 

Dry Farm Wines — You can have alcohol on the ketogenic diet. Use this link for a bottle of wine for $.01 with any order

 

Complete Wellness Supplements — Shop Drew’s hand-formulated, pre-workout greens, Keto Meal with grass-fed collagen and BHB’s for mental clarity and a brain boost.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Fearless Keto

Fearless Keto on Facebook

@fearlessketo on Instagram

Fit2Fat2Fit

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Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

 

EP190: How Dogs Benefit from a Ketogenic Diet with Peter and Patrick of Visionary Pet

Apr 9, 2019 01:05:20

Description:

Most dog food is kibble comprised of a high percentage of corn, wheat, or soybeans. And, while it may satiate your dog until their next meal the ingredients lack the optimum amount of fat and protein dogs need to stay healthy and live a long, happy life. There are other low-carb food options available but how do you know which foods are created to drive profit for manufacturers versus food that is created with the health of your pup in mind? Drew welcomes the CEO and Marketing Director of Visionary Pet, an online raw, nutritious, ketogenic dog food creator to discuss the health benefits of placing your dog on a ketogenic protocol. The company was founded to support the KetoPet Sanctuary, a treatment center for shelter dogs with cancer.

 

This episode explores the success rate of treating cancer in dogs with a keto diet, why the founders created the project and the benefits you can expect when transitioning your dog to raw, ketogenic food.

 

Drew’s new book Complete Keto: A Guide for Transforming Your Body and Your Mind for Life is now available! Visit CompleteKeto.fit2fat2fit.com to get your copy now. Get the CK30 video series as a bonus when ordering with this link.

 

If you like the podcast subscribe & review it on iTunes | Stitcher.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[5:40] Assisting shelter dogs with cancer and other metabolic illnesses is the main goal of KetoPet Sanctuary.

 

[9:40] The Visionary Pet website is designed to educate and support dog owners who wish to ensure their pets live long, happy healthy lives.

 

[14:30] Patrick, Peter, and Drew share their views on why a low-carb lifestyle and the keto diet are here to stay.

 

[24:43] Peter shares his keto journey.

 

[29:10] The pet food industry and why nutritional labels may not tell the truth about the contents of the food.

 

[40:36] What makes Visionary Pet food different from other dog foods?

 

[45:33] How to transition a dog onto a keto diet and the benefits to your dog.  

 

Sponsors:

Redmond Real Salt — An ancient seabed in Utah is the source for this natural, undiluted real salt with all the essential trace minerals left intact. Keto is better with Real Salt.

 

Dry Farm Wines — You can have alcohol on the ketogenic diet. Use this link for a bottle of wine for $.01 with any order

 

Complete Wellness Supplements — Shop Drew’s hand-formulated, pre-workout greens, Keto Meal with grass-fed collagen and BHB’s for mental clarity and a brain boost.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Visionary Pet Website

KetoPet Sanctuary — Get the Free E-Book

KetoPet on Facebook

@ketopet on Twitter

Fit2Fat2Fit

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Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

 

EP189: The Real Science Behind a Ketogenic Diet and Lifestyle

Apr 2, 2019 55:32

Description:

This week we revisit episode 094 where Drew chats with Ryan Lowery, the President and Co-Founder of the Applied Science and Performance Institute and co-author of the new book, The Ketogenic Bible. Ryan is rapidly becoming one of the premiere sports scientists in the nation. He and Jacob Wilson aka the Muscle Ph.D., perform clinical studies on human performance.

Today’s conversation focuses on all things keto including keto and Crossfit, keto as a lifestyle, keto for muscle gain and the use of exogenous ketones for physical and cognitive boosts.   

 

Key Takeaways:

[05:51] Ryan's origin story includes an early passion for athletics which led to disseminating science and research to the masses.

[08:32] When Ryan was introduced to keto there were no meal plans or guidelines. 

[13:31] What applications make the ketogenic diet and lifestyle unique?

[21:05] Ketones not only preserve muscle mass they reduce fat at the same time. 

[26:49] Keto, keto adaptation, and Crossfit.

[32:21] Studying a keto traditional, cyclical and targeted lifestyle change. 

[38:00] Ryan describes exogenous ketones and endogenous ketones and their uses. 

[46:49] Protein intake on a ketogenic diet should be based on the individual. 

 

Sponsors: 

Four Sigmatic - 10% off your order with this link 

Dollar Workout Club 

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Applied Science and Performance Institute 

The Ketogenic Bible by Ryan Lowery and Jacob Wilson

Ketogains 

Transform with Drew’s Fit2Fat2Fit 6-month Program 

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook 

Fit2Fat2Fit Book 

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com 

 

EP188: How to Live a More Fulfilling and Joyful Life with Kathryn Dixon

Mar 26, 2019 49:52

Description:

There is more to life than just macros, calories, weight loss, and getting skinny. Strengthening our emotional and mental health are essential aspects of living a life of joy and fulfillment. We suffer when we focus on anything that is outside of our realm of power. Be it the past or the future. The present is the only thing we can truly master at this moment. Kathryn Dixon, the life coach who helped Drew realize he was worthy of unconditional love, joins him today on the podcast. She talks about The Work of Byron Katie, the role of addiction in our lives, and the breaking of generational patterns.

 

This episode touches on the side of transformation that isn't often discussed and how it all ties in together.

 

Drew’s new book Complete Keto: A Guide for Transforming Your Body and Your Mind for Life is now available! Visit CompleteKeto.fit2fat2fit.com to get your copy now. Get the CK30 video series as a bonus when ordering with this link.

 

If you like the podcast subscribe & review it on iTunes | Stitcher.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[7:08] Katherine describes what led her to become a life coach in her chosen discipline.

 

[11:43] The four questions to ask yourself to trigger a self-help breakthrough.

 

[18:58] How do we learn we are worthy of unconditional love?

 

[26:14] The Three Realms of Power and why understanding how they can relieve suffering.

 

[32:35] A reminder: Other people’s impressions of us are not us.

 

Sponsors:

 

Dry Farm Wines — You can have alcohol on the ketogenic diet. Use this link for a bottle of wine for $.01 with any order

 

Complete Wellness Supplements — Shop Drew’s hand-formulated, pre-workout greens, Keto Meal with grass-fed collagen and BHB’s for mental clarity and a brain boost.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Clarity Coaching Institute

Kathryn Dixon on The Work Website

Listen to Episode 100 to hear Drew’s first encounter with Kathryn

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EP187: The Courage It Takes to Truly Transform - Revisiting The Chris Powell Interview

Mar 19, 2019 47:04

Description:

Knowing what you are good at and not good at can save you lots of money, just ask Chris Powell. Today we revisit our first interview with Chris - he figured out (by trial and error) he was a much better trainer than a businessman. He openly admits to his hard times and shares how living in a bitter place transformed him to become the friend, husband, father and trainer he is today. He believes being vulnerable can open a person up to growth and change your life forever. Losing weight might be the end goal but the way to get there is through your heart and mind.

 

Key Takeaways:

[3:07] Chris is a father of 4 and the host of Extreme Weight Loss

[4:10] Drew and Chris’ first meeting

[6:16] Somebody always wants to take a picture when eating normal food 

[7:55] I indulge in my cravings but I balance it out with additional measures

[9:51] Is it possible to cheat the system

[11:12] Chris didn’t think he was going to be a trainer, he was going to be a pilot

[15:27] Training has always been a passion

[16:07] Producers are always looking for new idea’s

[17:49] Super obese people want help we just don’t know about them

[18:19] An e-mail changed two lives dramatically

[21:07] I lost all of my money on bad investments

[22:39] A seedy pick up line worked on my wife

[23:45] Months after we pitched the show idea ABC bought it

[26:48] Losing everything caused me to be bitter but I had to go through hard times

[29:23] Accepting your vulnerabilities can open you up to growth and change your life forever

[33:47] Power struggles are behind many of my arguments

[35:13] Ego is a powerful tool in transformations

[37:15] When the cameras go away and the scale stays the same what happens

[40:12] Chris would never do a fit2fat2fit experience

[42:26] Breakfast cereal, straight cream, fried chicken and milkshakes

[44:13] The lightning round 

 

Mentions:

QuestNutrition

ExtremeWeightLoss

ChrisPowell

@realchrispowell

Fit2Fat2Fit

Photo Credit: KaceyLuviPhotography

@kaseyluvi on instagram

Quest Nutrition

 

 

EP186: The Evolution of Keto

Mar 12, 2019 28:14

Description:

The ketogenic diet has evolved since the 1920s when doctors discovered the benefit of using ketones as a fuel source to control seizures in children with drug-resistant epilepsy. Then before the dawn of social media, the keto diet was passed around like a secret in gyms where weightlifters and athletes worked out. Now, there is an entire industry built to offer support for those on the keto diet. You can get keto supplements, keto meal plans, books dedicated to keto, and even listen to keto-based podcasts. But, how do you know which version of keto is right for you?

 

In this episode, Drew explores the evolution of the ketogenic diet, why a bio-individualized approach is better than a one-size-fits-all approach, and the different morphs of the ketogenic diet, including the Carnivore and the plant-based versions.

 

Drew’s new book Complete Keto: A Guide for Transforming Your Body and Your Mind for Life is now available! Visit CompleteKeto.fit2fat2fit.com to get your copy now. Get the CK30 video series as a bonus when ordering with this link.

 

If you like the podcast subscribe & review it on iTunes | Stitcher.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[4:19] The history of the ketogenic diet and how it evolved.

 

[5:45] Early keto diets consisted of a higher percentage of fat and lower protein intake.

 

[12:12] Metabolic flexibility describes how the body is designed to run on glucose and ketones.

 

[17:15] The good and bad side to ketone supplements.

 

[21:02] Carnivore or plant-based keto, which is right for you?  

 

Sponsors:

 

Dry Farm Wines — You can have alcohol on the ketogenic diet. Use this link for a bottle of wine for $.01 with any order

 

Complete Wellness Supplements — Shop Drew’s hand-formulated, pre-workout greens, Keto Meal with grass-fed collagen and BHB’s for mental clarity and a brain boost.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Fit2Fat2Fit

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Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Complete Keto Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP185: Is There a Plant-Based Approach to the Ketogenic Diet? With Dr. Will Cole

Mar 5, 2019 50:54

Description:

Can Vegetarians become fat adapted and live a keto lifestyle? Yes, they can. What about Vegans? Can they become fat adapted and live a keto lifestyle? Well, mostly. They can become Ketotarians. As a leading expert in Functional Medicine, Dr. Will Cole works with patients from all over the world to help investigate chronic diseases and to provide the framework for optimal functioning of the body and its organs. During this podcast, Dr. Cole shares his experience of growing up in a Vegan household, why he transitioned from Vegan to Ketotarian, his advice for parents whose primary goal is to feed their children nourishing food, and common mistakes people make when trying keto for the first time.

 

Drew’s new book Complete Keto: A Guide for Transforming Your Body and Your Mind for Life is now available! Visit CompleteKeto.fit2fat2fit.com to get your copy now.

 

If you like the podcast subscribe & review it on iTunes | Stitcher.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[5:26] Dr. Cole grew up in a vegan household but when he started having digestive problems he needed to find a plant-based diet that met his body’s needs.

 

[8:31] Parents, don’t be ashamed of teaching your kids to eat for nourishment!

 

[14:26] How and why Dr. Cole transitioned from Veganism and into Ketotarianism.

 

[22:24] In his book, Ketotarian Dr. Cole describes the benefits of becoming fat adapted for Vegans.

 

[28:22] Common mistakes many people make when trying a ketogenic diet for the first time.

 

[34:30] Why do some doctors advise against a keto diet?

 

[37:26] Dr. Cole shares his professional opinion about the Carnivore diet.

 

Sponsors:

 

Dry Farm Wines — You can have alcohol on the ketogenic diet. Use this link for a bottle of wine for $.01 with any order

 

Complete Wellness Supplements — Shop Drew’s hand-formulated, pre-workout greens, Keto Meal with grass-fed collagen and BHB’s for mental clarity and a brain boost.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Dr. Will Cole

The Ultimate Health Podcast

Dr. Will Cole on Facebook

@DrWillCole on Twitter

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Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

 

EP184: 3 Ways to Add Carbohydrates into a Ketogenic Diet

Feb 26, 2019 24:49

Description:

Even though the Ketogenic Diet has been around for years many people still have questions about how it affects their mental, physical, and emotional health. On this Fit2Fat2Fit podcast, Drew took the time to interview medical professionals and the long-time adoptees of the keto diet to find the answers to common questions and misconceptions about keto. He compiled his findings, along with lifestyle and management options in his new book, Complete Keto. During this episode, he shares excerpts from the book that focus on how to add carbohydrates back into a diet AFTER the body has become keto-adapted.

 

Drew’s new book Complete Keto: A Guide for Transforming Your Body and Your Mind for Life is now available for pre-order! Visit CompleteKeto.fit2fat2fit.com to order your copy now.

 

If you like the podcast subscribe & review it on iTunes | Stitcher.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[4:48] Humans were designed to be omnivores.

 

[6:27] The importance of testing throughout the keto-adaptation phase.

 

[8:38] How to use the Targeted Ketogenic Diet (TKD) to enhance performance during a workout.

 

[13:05] The Cyclical Ketogenic Diet (CKD) is a balanced approach that allows carbs one or two days a week.

 

[15:47] The Intermittent Ketogenic Diet (IKD) uses the CK30-day program as a total body reset.

 

[17:36] What about staying on a strict ketogenic diet for life?



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EP183: Taking the SANE Approach to Eradicate Diabesity with Jonathan Bailor

Feb 19, 2019 48:32

Description:

Diabesity is a medical condition affecting many Americans. Studies show, the disease is 19% more deadly than cancer. Drew’s guest, Jonathan Bailor struggled throughout his life to add weight to his frame. During that time, he also coached people on the opposite end of the spectrum who were desperately trying to reduce their weight, without success. He knew it had to be more than just counting calories. His research inspired him to bring to light the falsities within the health and fitness industry and to share the truths he learned from thousands of real-life examples. He created the Setpoint Diet with the goal of eradicating diabesity and to help people live kick-ass lives.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[5:38] In his teens, Jonathan ate 6000 calories a day but still couldn’t gain a pound.

 

[10:12] The Calorie Myth breaks the common beliefs about counting calories and why it’s a useless endeavor.

 

[19:52] The Setpoint Diet focuses on a 21-day protocol optimizing Satiation, Aggression, Nutrition, and Efficiency (SANE eating).

 

[28:53] Common misperceptions about diet and exercise that are simply insane.

 

[32:46] Jonathan describes the real threat of Diabesity, the importance of food quality over quantity, and the small glimmer of hope which exists to change the society’s health.

 

[40:02] The Diabesity documentary highlights the benefits of having a kick-ass life.

 

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EP182: Attacking Anxiety and Becoming Unstoppable with Craig Ballantyne

Feb 12, 2019 54:01

Description:

It’s unbelievable that forty million Americans are dealing with some type of anxiety disorder right now? Some suffer debilitating attacks and others can’t stop their mind from racing long enough to get a good night’s sleep. Drew’s guest, Craig Ballantyne’s anxiety got so bad he went to the emergency room thinking he was having a heart attack. Craig has since recovered from his oppressive anxiety. During this episode, he shares the steps he took to overcome anxiety, the book, Unstoppable, he wrote to help others take action against their anxiety, and his personal journey of being a successful entrepreneur in the field of health and fitness.

 

My new book Complete Keto: A Guide for Transforming Your Body and Your Mind for Life launches February 12th and is now available for pre-order! Visit CompleteKeto.fit2fat2fit.com to pre-order your copy now. Get special bonuses if you pre-order more than one copy.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[8:38] How Craig gained critical credibility writing for Men’s Health magazine.

 

[11:49] Craig’s tips to ease transitions, increase productivity, and have success in life and entrepreneurship.

 

[26:41] Craig wrote his latest book, Unstoppable to help people attack their anxiety.

 

[36:56] For those who suffer from anxiety, asking for help is the first step towards relief.   

 

[42:29] The Anxiety Diet is more about what you remove from your diet than what you add.

 

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EP181: A Day in the Life of Drew Manning

Feb 5, 2019 29:02

Description:

Everyone knows following a daily routine when you have a family is not the easiest thing in the world. But, when you are a health and fitness entrepreneur with two daughters and a dog you have to adhere to a schedule to keep balance in your life and to make sure you fit everything in that’s important to you. I find it helpful to hear the daily routines of the people I follow for inspiration so, I decided to share mine with you. During this episode, you will hear my daily routine, my fitness regimen, how I feed myself and my kids and how I stay focused on what is important to me.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[6:15] There is no such thing as the perfect morning; how I start my day.

 

[14:32] The importance of setting intentions and recognizing what you are grateful for, every day.

 

[19:30] My daily workout schedule and eating habits.

 

[22:08] My rituals at bedtime.  

 

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EP180: Why Keto is More Than Fat and Weight Loss with Drew Manning

Jan 29, 2019 28:23

Description:

Did you know the ketogenic diet was originally discovered as a beneficial diet for patients with epilepsy? The therapeutic benefits of a keto lifestyle far outweigh the weight loss and fat loss. The mental clarity, anti-inflammation, increased energy and expanded cognitive function are just a few of the reasons people try and then adopt the keto diet. In this solo episode, Drew shares his thoughts on whether or not keto is a fad diet, the differences he saw in himself after adopting a keto lifestyle, and why no matter what your love of yourself and your health should always come first.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[6:59] Things to consider when you decide to do a diet.  

 

[12:42] The therapeutic applications of a keto diet.

 

[18:00] Drew's new book, Complete Keto includes the benefits of a keto diet beyond fat and weight loss.

 

[21:09] Why people say you shouldn’t do keto or lead you to believe a certain type of diet is bad.

 

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EP179: Fun, Functional Fitness Training with Matthew Januszek

Jan 22, 2019 40:44

Description:

With the rise of Crossfit, IRONMAN’s and Tough Mudder’s it’s obvious unless you are a bodybuilder the need for single-muscle-focused gym equipment is not the future of fitness. Complete fitness transformations are designed to make your entire being agile and limber. Drew’s guest, Matthew Januszek is the co-creator of Escape Fitness, a UK-based company that adds style and efficiency to functional fitness equipment. Their floorspace plans and fitness equipment re-designs make a gym environment fun and effective.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[7:00] Tinkering in their garage led Matthew and his father to build Escape Fitness Equipment.

 

[14:19] Matthew explains what Functional Fitness is and how to effectively use equipment to meet fitness goals.

 

[20:30] If you are setting up your home gym these are the key pieces of equipment you should have.

 

[29:02] The next big thing in the fitness equipment industry is functional, proven, and versatile equipment.

 

[34:59] How Escape Fitness makes fitness less intimidating and fundamentally fun.

 

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EP178: Healthy Meal Planning is Easy with Jasmine “JazzyThings” Schmalhaus

Jan 15, 2019 48:04

Description:

You may cringe when you think of meal planning because it sounds like just one more thing to do but it doesn’t have to cause stress. Eating at home is healthier, can cost less, and if you have a plan it takes less time than going out to eat. Drew’s guest, Jasmine Schmalhaus, shares tips and tricks from her latest project, Your Dinner is Planned, a membership site designed to make your family’s life simpler, healthier, and to assist you in keeping your lifestyle and fitness goals. It includes meal plans, daily recipes, and shopping strategies. It’s a timely episode to start the new year!

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[6:24] Why a crazy Human Resource lady turned into a writer of cook books and meal plans.

 

[12:15] Jasmine shares the distress competing in bodybuilding shows caused her and how she shifted her focus from looks to health.

 

[21:48] Jasmine describes the benefits of her ‘Your Dinner is Planned’ membership website.

 

[31:38] Tips and Tricks to make healthy food affordable and meal planning simple.

 

[39:23] Jasmine’s current health and fitness routine.

 

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EP177: Just Because You’re Thin It Doesn’t Mean You’re Healthy with Jimmy & Christine Moore

Jan 8, 2019 38:18

Description:

Many foods fit into the ketogenic profile but they are not always the healthiest option. Eating processed meat may keep you in ketosis but what nutrients are you feeding your body? Drew’s guests today, Jimmy and Christine Moore stress the importance of using real food as part of a ketogenic diet for true health. The couple also share the support they offered each other when only Jimmy decided he was shifting his eating habits, why Christine didn’t jump on board because she had always been thin, and some startling facts about how unhealthy most modern humans are.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[5:29] How couples can support each other during the transition to a nutritional-based diet, like Real Food Keto.   

 

[9:51] Since she was a child, Christine’s health degraded year-over-year until she adopted a keto lifestyle.

 

[18:23] Critical gaps in nutritional information led Jimmy and Christine to write Real Food Keto.

 

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EP176: How to Live a Significant Life with Jordan Kemper

Jan 1, 2019 39:35

Description:

The new year is upon us and many people will be making the same resolutions, or commitments this year as they did last year. Relying solely on willpower to improve our health, business, or relationships is a fleeting, close-to-impossible way to achieve our goals. That is why Drew’s guest, Jordan Kemper wrote the Red Key Revolution: Redefining Success for a Life of Significance. During this episode, he shares the life-changing moment when a mentor gave him the key to living a life of intention, a life of commitment and a life of true success. If you are motivated to keep commitments but lack the framework to make it a reality, this episode is for you.  

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[4:28] Jordan has a passion for seeing people transform so he started his first health and wellness business at 22.

 

[6:33] Protecting his morning routine is the key to productivity for Jordan.

 

[9:29] Jordan shares the personal story that inspired him to write, The Red Key Revolution and the significance of commitment.

 

[22:29] The importance of intention, commitment, and accountability.

 

[31:01] By creating the Red Key Foundation, Jordan hopes to bring significance to his life and meaning to the lives of others.   

 

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EP175: How to Communicate Your Unique Value in Business and in Life With Joscelyn Duffy

Dec 25, 2018 42:08

Description:

How do you share your gifts with the world? How do you communicate your distinct, extraordinary message to those you serve? Drew’s guest, Joscelyn Duffy’s gift is uncovering the deeply human elements of her client’s work and helping them share it with their specific audience. Her work has been featured in Psychology Today, Entrepreneur Magazine, and Thrive Global. She is a ghostwriter, author, and communications consultant to some of the top influencers in the world. Listen in as she shares how her mindset helped her escape death, twice, and how she can help you find your unique voice.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[3:35] From athlete to cripple in 5-months: Joscelyn shares how she regained her life after lupus took over her immune system.

 

[14:27] Building self-confidence is at the core of Joscelyn’s development and coaching program.

 

[24:46] Joscelyn describes the importance of standing for something and how she helps clients hone their message.

 

[28:07] Why appreciating the small stuff is the key to thriving versus surviving.

 

[35:59] How your mission, purpose, and vision can bring true fulfillment in business.

 

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EP174: What Does it Mean to Be a StrongMan? With Danny Vega

Dec 18, 2018 48:39

Description:

Core strength is a sought-after concept in the fitness industry but how does it make life more fulfilling? Bodybuilder and Co-host of multiple keto podcasts, Danny Vega describes how his core strengths are more than his physical attributes. Family values, mental clarity, and a desire to be the best man he can be are at the center of his life’s mission. During this episode, he tells Drew why he chose keto and Carnivore to fuel his body’s nutritional needs, his love of self-experimentation, and the upcoming projects that have him pumped.  

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[6:18] Danny transitioned into a keto lifestyle two and a half years ago and he is still building mass.

 

[12:47] Danny's search for the ultimate feel good diet led him to Carnivore.

 

[16:24] As part of his self-experimentation, Danny tests his blood sugar and stress but how he feels is the most important gauge.

 

[26:18] Fat-Fueled Family demonstrates that there are different ways to have an awesome life with family.

 

[42:28] Danny’s upcoming projects include a journal, the Keto-Muscle Program and more from the Fat Fueled Family.

 

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EP173: Salt is Essential for Life with Darryl Bosshardt

Dec 11, 2018 38:06

Description:

Did you know the salt you use could have many of its, healthy, trace minerals extracted and have de-caking agents and dextrose added? Or, that you could be eating ocean pollutants when you sprinkle sea salt on your favorite keto-friendly food?

 

In today’s episode, Darryl Bosshardt joins Drew to share the story of how his family started mining single-source Redmond’s Real Salt in Utah for decades. He also discusses the vital role salt plays in a healthy, human body, why salt was undeservedly demonized and the importance of knowing where your salt comes from.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[3:35] The history of Redman Salt company.

 

[06:38] Darrell shares the history and important health benefits of real salt.

 

[21:13] Iodine deficiency: Why salt with iodine added isn’t a sufficient source.

 

[24:53] Dextrose is sometimes added to salt which is not keto-friendly.

 

[34:10] Where to find Real Salt in your neck of the woods.

 

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Mentioned in This Episode:

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The Salt Fix: Why Experts Got it All Wrong — And How Eating More Might Save Your Life, by Dr. James DiNicolantonio

Salt Your Way to Health, by MD David Brownstein

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EP172: Why Strength Training is Better than Bed Rest for Healing Cancer with Dr. Tom Incledon

Dec 4, 2018 54:51

Description:

We all know someone who has been affected by cancer. It seems humans are powerless against its devastating effects on the body. So, why aren’t more doctors empowering cancer patients by promoting strength building? And, why is a cookie-cutter diet plan prescribed for everyone when our genetic make-ups are so different? Drew’s guest, Dr. Tom Incledon of Causenta Wellness questions cancer treatment norms and takes a different, scientific approach to health and wellness. During this episode, he shares his goal to create a global database for cancer patients, administer customized nutritional plans based on the individual, and the benefits of strength training for those fighting for their lives.  

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[4:13] What seemed like a less-than childhood empowered Dr. Tom to help over 40,000 cancer patients in his adult life.

 

[10:54] How does keto fit into an effective cancer treatment?

 

[18:18] How the necessary micronutrients are administered to stage 4 cancer patients.  

 

[24:08] How leveraging a global database can assist cancer patients regardless of their economic status.

 

[26:49] Dr. Tom stresses the importance of strength training during healing cancer.

 

[40:18] How Dr. Tom approaches health and wellness for himself.  

 

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EP171: Sugar Substitutes and Keto: What You Need to Know with Guy Gone Keto’s Thom King

Nov 27, 2018 45:26

Description:

It is getting easier and easier to shop for keto-friendly products and sugar substitutes. But, knowing which products use natural, healthy sweeteners and how those sweeteners affect ketosis can be a struggle. In this episode, Drew welcomes the Director of Research and Development for Icon Foods and Guy Gone Keto, Thom King. Thom describes the incredible brain-boosting and physical health benefits living a keto lifestyle provided him. He also explains how the body processes the most common sugar substitutes on the market and tells why his company is betting big on allulose.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[6:43] Thom shares what inspired his deep commitment to the ketogenic lifestyle and how he seized the opportunity when a friend discovered stevia.

 

[15:15] The different types of sugar substitutes and how they are processed in the body.

 

[31:23] Understanding the ever-changing nutrition label can be confusing.

 

[36:02] In his food lab, Thom creates keto-friendly products including easy-to-use condiments.  

 

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EP170: How Awareness Can Transform Your Life with Drew Canole

Nov 20, 2018 48:36

Description:

Self-judgment, negative self-talk, and limiting beliefs hold many people back from shining their bright lights. Today’s guest, Drew Canole leveraged his early childhood trauma to build a strong online following and his successful company, Organifi. Referencing his new book, You Be You, Drew shares his personal transformation that started as a physical metamorphosis but has ascended into spiritual awareness.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[5:42] Drew hasn't always been the image of health he is today, he shares the story of his transformation.

 

[9:40] Organifi products not only taste good but also have clinical doses of brain and body superfoods.

 

[13:28] Drew’s book, You Be You is a story of overcoming limiting beliefs and leveraging them to be your unique you.

 

[23:11] The Three Pillars of the book are Detox Your Life, Raising Your Consciousness, and Owning Your Awesome.

 

[34:12] How Drew taught himself to overcome toxic, negative thoughts.

 

[40:15] Books Drew Canole recommends to help expand the mind and assist with transformation.

 

[43:01] Why it is important to focus on recovery no matter what type of physical or mental exercises you do.

 

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EP169: Plant Medicine Can Heal the World with Gerry Powell

Nov 13, 2018 48:08

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Early childhood experiences can be hidden in the deepest places of our subconscious minds. Many people spend years and thousands of dollars on traditional talk therapy to get to the root of their issues. Drew’s guest, Gerry Powell took a different route. After collecting extreme material wealth and ruining his personal relationships, Gerry ingested the plant-based, root medicine, iboga, which transformed his life. In this episode, Gerry shares his struggle to cope with life before his plant-based transformation, the conversation with the moon that introduced him to his soul and gave him a new direction, and how ayahuasca and breathe work are at the core of programs at Rythmia.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[5:30] Gerry shares his story of empty success, addiction, hitting rock bottom, and the purpose of unhappiness.

 

[13:06] In Gerry's book, Shit the Moon Said, he shares how he got to the root of his problems through a root.

 

[18:12] What makes the root therapy different than traditional talk therapies and seminars?

 

[22:30] Vibrational changes helped Gerry to mend relationships in his life, save for one.

 

[28:21] Gerry started Rythmia in Costa Rica when the moon told him not to open a chain of strip clubs.

 

[31:41] How religious traditions integrate into the plant medicine experience.

 

[38:59] Does everyone experience a miracle after ingesting ayahuasca?

 

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EP168: Drinking Ayahuasca Tea is a Plant-Based, Medicinal Experience with Dr. Jeff McNairy of Rythmia

Nov 6, 2018 41:42

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Ancient cultures have used plant-based medicines to heal humans for centuries. Only since modern times have treatments been designed to keep people on a lifetime schedule of pharmaceuticals. Jeff McNairy, Psy.D., M.P.H. joins Drew to discuss his passion to change medicine for the better and his role at Rythmia Life Advancement Center in Costa Rica. Dr. McNairy explains the chemical components of ayahuasca tea, drug interactions and possible side effects, and how Rythmia stays fully in compliance with the Ministry of Health in Costa Rica. If you think drinking ayahuasca tea is just something hippies do you want to listen to this episode.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[5:04] How Ice-T influenced Jeff to follow his passion to change the field of medicine for the better.  

 

[7:46] Jeff started his career working with kids to empower them and increase their self-esteem.

 

[15:12] Jeff has seen plant-based medicine push people to make dynamic internal shifts.

 

[21:12] Rhythmia in Costa Rica is a bridge between ancient, plant-based medicine and modern, westernized medicine.

 

[24:47] Possible risks of taking plant-based medicines without the proper protocols.

 

[27:28] How is ayahuasca tea made and how does it affect the body?

 

[30:29] Is it possible to have an ayahuasca experience in the U.S. and what do U.S.-based doctors think about it?

 

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EP167: Breathwork as a Transformational Tool with Christian Minson

Oct 30, 2018 59:03

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Breathing is a foundational part of our everyday lives but have you ever considered using it as a tool to contact your divine spirit? After a transformational experience using breathwork and plant medicine at Rythmia in Costa Rica, Drew is interviewing key members of the staff. Today’s guest is Christian Minson, the leader of the breathwork program at Rythmia. He is also an author, speaker, and founder of Breathflow Wellness, a holistic health business. Christian describes what it is like to be a seeker in life, the path that led him to become a monk, and how breathwork can be used as a tool to achieve self-realization.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[4:57] How psychedelic medicine, a God experience, a bumblebee, and a book led Christian to immerse himself into a monastic life.

 

[12:48] Christian describes the process of becoming a monk.

 

[24:41] Why Christian left the monastery and started practicing breathwork.  

 

[36:54] How Breathflow can bring about a deeper relationship with spirit.

 

[44:48] Why do some people have emotional experiences during breathwork?

 

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EP166: Drew Does Ayahuasca

Oct 23, 2018 33:32

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What tools do you use to lead you to fulfillment and happiness? What does a complete transformation look like for you? Drew considers transformation more than just a physical attribute. In his quest to help others be the best person they can be, he explores the mental, spiritual, and emotional aspects of the whole self in addition to having a strong physical body. During this episode, he details his journey to a Rythmia, a jungle retreat in Costa Rica and his discovery of the powerful effects of breathing exercises and his experience after drinking a concoction made from the ayahuasca vine.

 

Drew shares his own, unique experience. Your journey may vary.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[4:31] What is Ayahuasca and why do people use it for spiritual ceremonies?

 

[6:23] What led Drew down to Rythmia in Costa Rica to experience ayahuasca?

 

[12:02] Drew felt called to have this experience after speaking with others about their experiences.

 

[16:25] The breathe-work exercises brought about both physical and emotional changes in Drew.

 

[18:51] Drew explains what happened when he attended the ayahuasca spiritual ceremony.

 

[21:26] Drew reconnected with his soul during his ayahuasca experience.

 

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EP165: Body Positivity and the Formula to a Happy, Healthy Life with Danika Brysha

Oct 16, 2018 46:55

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What is your system for creating new healthy habits? Does it work? In this inspirational episode, Model Meals creator Danika Brysha shares her transformational journey to health and happiness. Her story includes how she used food as an emotional crutch, her battle with bulimia, how she dealt with her relapse into an unhealthy lifestyle, how she manifested her dreams and became a plus-sized model, how she got sober, and how she created a flourishing business while living as a nomad.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[5:54] Danika finally settled into the life she wanted after she found the Whole30 program.

 

[9:17] After a two-year relapse, Danika created a Self-care Checklist that enabled her to create sustainable, healthy habits.

 

[13:07] Danika opens up about how her differences were eventually the things that led to her success.

 

[18:07] Why it’s all about loving yourself for who you truly are, not your outward appearance.  

 

[21:49] When Danika lost weight she lost her modeling job and her income but it didn't keep her down for long.

 

[30:21] When her clients have a down day, Danika addresses them with gentleness and compassion.

 

[33:25] The Brunch Series incorporates self-care, body positivity, community, and delicious, healthy food.

 

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EP164: Using Clarity and Vision to Achieve Your Purpose with Brian Nunez

Oct 9, 2018 50:51

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Has your ego ever gotten in the way of you reaching your goals? Nike Master Trainer and Author of Elevate to Great, Brian Nunez courageously shares the story of how he learned the hard way, not to believe the hype. The lessons he learned from his experience have kept him motivated to help thousands of others gain focus, clarity, and fitness and fueled his passion to live the life he wants without substitutions.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[4:56] As a teen, Brian was so wrapped up in his sports identity he had no idea who he really was.

[9:01] How Brian teaches kids to be resourceful and to have a well-rounded mindset.

[12:10] An important life lesson Brian learned during his college football experience.

[18:29] At 23, an unfortunate life event fueled Brian’s passion for personal training.

[24:54] Clarity is the key to transforming your mindset.

[30:43] Brian uses his Nike role as a vehicle to help thousands of people gain focus and achieve their goals.

[35:14] There is no alternative to putting in the work.

[44:25] What brings Brian fulfillment in his life?

 

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EP163: All of Your Keto Questions Answered with Dr. Dominic D’Agostino

Oct 2, 2018 53:13

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Not just anyone is up for the task of experimenting with their physical abilities while in a state of ketosis for NASA and the Department of Defense. But that is exactly what Doctor Dominic D’Agostino does. His research ensures Navy Seals and other military personnel reach their peak performance and resiliency levels through exogenous ketone use. During Dr. Dom’s return visit on the podcast, he answers all the questions you have about a ketogenic diet, exogenous ketones and why you should attend the 2019 Metabolic Health Summit.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[4:42] Dr. Dom is exploring the use of multiple exogenous ketones formulations for the Dept. of Defense and NASA.

[13:59] Discovering glucose and ketone connections.

[21:29] Dr. Dom’s thoughts on a strict carnivore diet.

[27:19] Is a keto diet safe for women?

[30:56] How does a ketogenic diet affect cholesterol levels?

[37:59] How long can a person safely follow a ketogenic diet?

[43:43] The Metabolic Health Summit is where keto science is shared with the health and fitness community.

 

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EP162: How Gut Microbiome Testing Can Cure Chronic Illness

Sep 25, 2018 57:53

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Chronic diseases start in the gut. So, why do we turn to pharmaceuticals to suppress symptoms instead of treating the real cause of our illness? Entrepreneur, Naveen Jain plans to turn the pharmaceutical industry upside down with gut microbiome test kits people can take at home. His company, Viome provides a complete inventory of the bio-individual flora and fauna in a person’s gut and offer suggestions on what foods may be causing inflammation and other disease-causing conditions.  

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[5:32] Naveen describes his early life and how it shaped him into the successful entrepreneur he is today.

[10:35] Viome was created to provide meaningful feedback to clients, based on testing their gut microbiome.

[24:54] Naveen debunks common myths about a supposedly healthy diet and lifestyle.  

[38:50] Unpacking the functional microbiome test and utilizing the results.

[46:26] Pharmaceutical companies want to keep you sick.

 

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EP161: How Sleep Can Make You a Model of Good Health

Sep 18, 2018 54:06

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Most people know that proper health and nutrition is vital for a long, healthy life. But, in spite of this awareness most humans are strung out, and sleep-deprived. Drew’s good friend, Sean Stevenson is breaking the pattern and spreading the word about the importance of sleep in his internationally bestselling book, Sleep Smarter. During this episode, the Host of the top health and fitness podcast, The Model Health Show shares his tips and techniques for allowing the body to get the rest it needs. The right amount of sleep allows muscles to recover after a workout, increases mental cognition, and reduces the risk of disease.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[9:35] Shawn knew he was meant for something special and meditation allowed him to step into it.  

[19:29] Why kids need strong role models and to have something to aspire to.

[22:50] The cool sciency stuff Shawn wonders why more people aren’t talking about.  

[31:46] The science of sleep and melatonin resistance.

[39:00] How Shawn manages stress and stays motivated as a successful entrepreneur.

[45:58] Shawn finds fulfillment in his life through growth.

 

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EP160: Changing Your Environment Can Change Your Life

Sep 11, 2018 45:20

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Starting each day with intention can be the easiest path to fulfillment and purpose but do you have the willpower to follow through? Benjamin Hardy joins Drew to discuss the main points of his book, Willpower Doesn’t Work, which describes why it’s easier to eliminate things from your life instead of going down the neverending rabbit hole of willpower. Ben shares social psychology examples of how humans adapt to their environments, tips for changing your environment, and how creating new experiences and investing in yourself can increase your chances for success.  

 

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Key Takeaways:

[5:50] Ben leans into his core concepts when life gets busy.

[7:54] How Ben went from having zero accountability to studying social psychology.

[14:51] Tips for shaping your environment to live an intentional life.

[27:45] How to maintain momentum and prevent burn out.

[33:33] Creating new experiences for kids.

[36:12] For Ben, journaling is an emotional regulation tool and imagination igniter.

 

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EP159: The Future of Fitness

Sep 4, 2018 43:26

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Elevating the heart rate and cardio have been touted as the right path to losing weight for over 20-years but as Drew’s guest,  Peter Hirsh describes functional movements and nutrition help you get into your best shape. Peter has 17 years of experience as a Personal Trainer. He is a Fitness Speaker, the Founder and Content Creator of the workout KettleBell Movement. His Kettlebell training is used in Corporate Wellness Programs and Workshops. During the discussion, you will hear how exercise has been influenced by misinformation and why cardio isn’t as important as you might think.

 

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Key Takeaways:

[4:59] As a fitness manager Peter noticed discrepancies in the calories in calories out paradigm.

[15:22] Misinformation about weight loss and diet has impacted the way people exercise.

[18:15] The 7 Primal Movements.

[27:57] Is Crossfit for everyone?

[29:58] Understanding your nutritional profile is the key to a healthy life.

[39:29] Kettlebell Movement is a video-based training site.

 

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EP158: How to Get Spiritually and Physically Healthy

Aug 28, 2018 50:17

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Drew’s guest today, Ben Greenfield is known best for his biohacking abilities and self-experimentation. Through physical and spiritual practices he has lowered his biological age and lengthened his telomeres. As the founder and CEO of Kion Products, his goal is to empower people to live adventurous, joyful, and fulfilling lives through spiritual principles and physical activities. During this episode, he shares the daily routines, rituals, and holistic philosophies that allow him to live into his purpose.  

 

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Key Takeaways:

[6:10] Taking care of your spiritual health is just as important as taking care of your physical health.

[14:09] Ben shares his thoughts on the use of plant-based medicines.

[25:19] Ben structures his routine, rituals, and habits and delegates his tasks.

[30:27] What are telomeres and why should they be tested.

[39:32] Taking a cyclical approach to the ketogenic diet.

 

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EP157: How to Use Neuro Typing to Train for Any Fitness Goal

Aug 21, 2018 01:03:32

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Does your body respond to some workouts but not others? If not, your fitness routine may not be neurologically designed for your nuero-type. Professional athletes from 28 different sports turn to Drew’s guest, Christian Thibedeau of Thib Army for training designed specifically for their body’s natural chemistry. During the conversation, Christian shares candidly the story of his low self-esteem issues, his successes in working with clients, and how psychology can help enhance your overall health and fitness levels.

 

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Key Takeaways:

[7:50] Low self-esteem issues led Christian to emotional binges.

[14:25] An individual's brain chemistry drives their social interactions.

[27:35] How to create a fitness program based on the neurotransmitters in your brain.

[37:28] Examples of different fitness neuro-types.

[45:54] The best diet approach for each neuro-type.

 

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EP156: Bucking the System Because the System is Misinformed

Aug 14, 2018 47:40

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Imagine going through school to become a dietician and then giving up your license because you realized everything you had learned was wrong. That is what happened to Drew’s guest, Cassie Bjork. Cassie works with clients on the mental and emotional side of fitness and she transforms women’s lives. She is the international bestselling author of Why am I Still Fat?: The Hidden Keys to Unlocking That Stubborn Weight Loss, a speaker, adventure traveler, and founder of the VeroVive line of vitamins.

 

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Key Takeaways:

[5:13] Cassie helps women identify the missing piece of their weight loss puzzle.

[7:05] Cassie's transformation came when she was studying to become a dietitian.

[16:34] The basis for past nutrition policy was a study conducted by the Sugar Research Foundation.

[22:22] Giving up her Dietitian license was liberating for Cassie.

[27:57] Takeaways from Cassie's book, Why am I Still Fat?

[30:37] Emotional strategies for transformation include self-care.  

[36:08] So, what should I eat and how often?

[41:05] How Cassie maintains her healthy lifestyle.

 

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EP155: How a Real-Life Superhero Stays Photo Shoot Ready

Aug 7, 2018 01:02:04

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If you are wondering how a mere mortal stays healthy, happy and buff, four-time Universe champion Mike O’Hearn, says it’s all about nutrition, giving your body time to recover and living in the moment. Best known for his countless magazine covers and his role as Titan on American Gladiator, Mike is also an actor, producer, and fitness coach. During this conversation, he shares how he maintains his lifelong commitment to being the best he can be.

 

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Key Takeaways:

[5:32] Mike describes his experience of growing up on a farm with eight savage siblings.

[11:48] As a teenager Mike played into his growth spurt by eating right and working out.

[15:25] Competing as Thor and Titan on American Gladiator was a dream come true.

[22:42] The beauty of living in the moment.

[27:09] Why Mike always stays photo shoot ready.

[29:53] The foundation of Mike's nutrition and exercise regimen.

[49:01] Mike’s birthday squat tradition.

[54:06] Why you should give your body time to recover after working out.  

 

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EP154: EverlyWell Empowers Everyone to Take Control of Their Health

Jul 31, 2018 49:43

Description:

Searching for the root of her unknown ailment Drew’s guest, Julia Cheek was forced into a labyrinth of expensive lab tests, doctors visits and extended periods of waiting for results. Even though she had no health care experience, she knew the cycle could be streamlined, easier, and less expensive so she founded EverlyWell:Home Health Testing. During this episode, she talks about her Shark Tank experience, the myriad of tests Everlywell offers, and how her company provides value to consumers.

 

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Key Takeaways:

[5:40] What led Julia to found EverlyWell.

[14:19] Julia had no healthcare experience when she founded EverlyWell.

[17:30] Why in-home medical testing?

[20:05] How to get accurate results from a myriad of tests.

[23:12] Shark Tank introduced EverlyWell products to a much bigger audience.  

[27:23] How to figure out your baseline and using it for managing your health.

[32:44] The specifics of the food sensitivity test.

[40:03] What Drew loves about EverlyWell.

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

EverlyWell

@JuliaTCheek on Twitter

@everly_well on Instagram

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on Youtube

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

 

EP153: Stay Strong! Defend Yourself Against Sexual Abuse

Jul 24, 2018 44:41

Description:

The number of sexual assaults against women in the U.S. is staggering. Drew’s guest, Miyo Strong, is determined to lower that number and protect as many women and girls as she can. She is a mother of two, a sponsored athlete and she teaches jiu-jitsu in her self-defense classes in Utah. During today’s conversation, Miyo shares her very personal story, how a blend of keto and intermittent fasting help her to stay in shape physically and mentally and the importance of empowering women.  

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[7:41] Jujitsu helped Miyo feel empowered after she was abused.  

[13:32] Miyo teaches self-defense classes and day-long self-defense seminars to women in Utah.

[14:36] How to talk with girls and women about sexual abuse and self-defense.

[24:44] Therapy can be the best way to talk through the guilt and shame that commonly come from abuse.

[31:46] Miyo had several personal hurdles to overcome in 2003.

[35:05] Miyo is genetically fit for keto but also benefits from intermittent fasting and carb cycling.

[43:08] Miyo’s advice for women.  

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

@UtahJitsMama on Instagram

Miyo Strong Photography

Temple MMA — Self-Defense Classes

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on Youtube

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP152: Managing Type 1 Diabetes with a Ketogenic Diet

Jul 17, 2018 44:17

Description:

After being diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at age 9, Michael Griffith has had to consider his blood sugar levels at every step of his life. Managing his diabetes during severe weight drops for high school wrestling sparked his interest in the biomechanics behind his condition. He received his Masters of Science from University of Kansas Medical Center and has dedicated his life to helping athletes cure chronic injuries when traditional medicine has been ineffective. He has written articles for Men’s Fitness, Diabetes Forecast and contributed to the Complete Idiot’s Guide to Core Conditioning.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[5:24] Michael was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in the third grade.

[15:05] How alcohol causes hyperglycemic reactions.

[17:17] Ketoacidosis is not ketosis.

[22:05] How Michael controlled his Type 1 Diabetes with a ketogenic diet.

[27:05] Doctors are still giving the wrong information to parents about sugars.

[33:56] Michael's typical daily menu and his advice for diabetics.

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

3D Performance Systems

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on Youtube

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

 

EP151: How to Maintain a Healthy Weight When You Don’t Want to Workout

Jul 10, 2018 01:05:08

Description:

Former Philadelphia Eagles Running Back, Reno Mahe joins Drew to talk about his college and professional football careers, his weight loss journey, and what keeps him motivated to maintain a healthy weight. After leaving the NFL, Reno continued to eat fast food and cookies but didn’t keep up his workout regimen. It was a large-wager bet between friends that ultimately kickstarted his healthy, new life. Hear how he educated himself about what foods to eat, what he thinks about having a coach, and what he feeds his kids.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[6:28] Reno's journey before and after football.

[18:48] The honor code of Brigham Young University.

[21:02] Transitioning from college ball to playing for the Eagles.

[33:20] The financial challenges Reno faced after leaving the NFL.

[41:51] A tragic life event put Reno's physical fitness on hold.

[52:19] You have to find a good coach!

[55:43] How Reno educated himself on what he can and can’t eat.

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

@RenoMahe on Twitter

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on Youtube

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

 

EP150: Herbal Medicines are Nutritional Powerhouses

Jul 3, 2018 51:51

Description:

From a young age Drew’s guest, Jane Barlow was studying and consuming natural plants and herbal remedies. Her father was a Botanist who shared his passion for plants with all of his 14 children. Sixteen years ago Jane and her family once again took up the family business, Barlow Herbal and re-introduced her father’s potent remedies with the world. During today’s conversation, Jane shares herbs that can prevent viruses and bacteria, the resources that changed her nutritional habits, and how she makes the most of herbal supplements.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[6:10] Jane inherited her love of herbal medicines from her father.

[13:29] The books that turned Jane's approach to fitness around.

[19:39] Bringing Barlow Herbal back to life.

[24:31] Desert Parsley or Lomatium is a strong antimicrobial.

[33:04] Herbs that have beneficial properties.

[46:13] Learn more through Barlow Herbal’s online herbal course.

[47:44] Why Jane does what she does.

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Barlow Herbal

@BarlowHerbal on Instagram

Barlow Herbal Specialities on Facebook

Barlow Herbal on Youtube

Fats that Heal, Fats that Kill: The Complete Guide to Fats, Oils, Cholesterol and Human Health, by Udo Erasmus

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on Youtube

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP149: Eating and Exercise Advice for a Long, Joyful Life

Jun 26, 2018 58:31

Description:

Fitness titan, Kathy Smith joins Drew to share how she maintains her mental and physical prowess and what it was like to be at the genesis of the fitness movement. Kathy maintains her permanent status as a health and wellness maverick by writing New York Times bestselling fitness books, creating new fitness programs, and doing little things every day to create joy.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[4:59] Kathy was a prominent figure in the creation of the health and fitness movement.

[20:01] Does Kathy use exercise as a form of therapy?

[28:46] How Kathy adapts to the ever-changing world of fitness.

[35:38] The importance of doing things that make your life better, long-term.

[39:53] Navigating the body’s nutritional needs.

[52:20] Kathy’s spiritual practice keeps her grounded.

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Kathy Smith

@KathySmithFitness on Instagram

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on Youtube

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP148: Nutrient-Dense ‘Genius Foods’ Protect Brain Function

Jun 19, 2018 47:36

Description:

Writing a New York Times bestselling book about nutrition wasn’t part of Max Lugavere’s original life plan. But, when his mother started showing signs of early dementia at a young age there was no question of what he needed to do. He took a break from filmmaking to invest his time and journalistic resources into uncovering the link between nutrition and brain health. During his conversation with Drew, Max shares his passion for prevention, the foods he declares genius foods, and his views on the state of medical care today.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[4:59] What jolted Max from a successful filmmaking career and into the scariest time of his life?  

[11:28] After a 'Diagnose and Adios' response from doctors, Max relied on his journalism credentials to dig deeper into the cause of his mother's dementia.

[13:43] The link between brain health and metabolic health.

[16:46] How Max shares his passion for prevention.

[24:10] Genius Foods highlights the foods people should eat more often.

[33:57] Max is a fan of supplements if taken smartly.

[37:01] A Genius Food meal plan.

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Max Lugavere

Genius Food Book

The Genius Life Podcast

Max Lugavere on Instagram

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on Youtube

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP147: How to Integrate Healthy Practices into Your Existing Lifestyle

Jun 12, 2018 52:53

Description:

Lifestyle and Fitness Expert and Host of the Open Sky Fitness Podcast, Rob Dionne joins Drew to share his fitness journey and to reveal why the traditional route to fitness is invalid in today’s world. In LA, Rob helps people and entrepreneurs get out from behind their desks and carve out time for a better quality of life for them and their family.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[3:56] Rob's journey from acting to Fitness Trainer.

[11:36] How Rob's personal experience helps him support his clients.

[14:36] How Rob built his fitness business backward.

[27:55] Open Sky Fitness Podcast is a Master Class in health and nutrition.

[34:44] The goal is to integrate healthy practices into a client’s existing lifestyle.

[39:33] How to fit a baby into a busy lifestyle.

[45:05] The Sky Fit Challenge.

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Open Sky Fitness

Sky Fit Challenge

Open Sky Fitness Paleo Reset

KetoCon — Visit the Complete Wellness booth on June 15 - June 17th!

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on Youtube

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP146: Carnivore, Omnivore or Herbivore?

Jun 5, 2018 47:31

Description:

William Shewfelt’s mission is to share his health and fitness knowledge and to provide resources to those who want to know more about proper nutrition. During this episode, he shares his decision to shift from finance major to Actor (he is the Red Power Ranger in Ninja Steel) and why he transitioned from staunch vegan to satisfied omnivore.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[06:03] William's 360 degree turn from finance to acting.
[11:48] The vegan lifestyle didn't sit well with William's body.
[17:55] William's holistic approach to keto doesn't include chasing levels.

[23:31] How his body adapted to a keto diet after being vegan for 4 years.

[28:11] Carnivore or Omnivore?

[32:18] William’s Youtube channel shares his personal lifestyle journey.

[33:54] How William maintains his health with his busy lifestyle.

 

Sponsors:

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EP145: Stem Cells, Platelet-Rich Plasma and Bio-identical Hormone Treatments

May 29, 2018 50:33

Description:

Today's guest, Doctor Amy Killen shares her experiences of providing clients personalized, preventive and regenerative bio-identical hormone treatments, stem cell therapies and platelet-rich plasma injections. Drew and Dr. Killen discuss the benefits new age therapies offer to a person’s overall health and quality of life, treatments to stimulate and enhance sexual health and the possible side effects or downsides these alternative therapies may have on the body.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[7:33] Dr. Killen shares her journey from emergency medicine to preventative/regenerative medicine.

[16:20] Why don’t we hear more about the benefits of proper nutrition?

[19:13]  How Dr. Killen and Dr. Adelson became medical partners.

[22:04] The difference between Stem Cell and Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) treatments.

[26:20] Why men AND women need an integrated approach to sexual health.

[32:51] Are there side effects or downsides to PRP, stem cell therapies or bio-identical hormone replacement?

[39:12] Which preventative methods or supplements help existing stem cells work better?

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

BioRestoration

Docere Medical

Dr. Amy B. Killen on Facebook

KetoCon — Visit the Complete Wellness booth on June 15 - June 17th!

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on Youtube

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

 

EP144: The Benefits of a Cyclical Ketogenic Diet

May 22, 2018 01:04:16

Description:

Today's guest, Doctor David Jockers, is a doctor of natural medicine, a Functional Nutritionist, and a Corrective Care Chiropractor. Dr. Jockers also owns and operates Exodus Health Center in Kennesaw, Georgia and is the host of the upcoming Keto Edge Summit, a 2-Day online, educational summit for those who want to learn more about the amazing health benefits of living a keto lifestyle. Drew is a featured speaker at the event.

 

During this interview, Dr. Jocker explains how he discovered the health benefits of ketosis and how he healed his skin cancer as well as his wife’s endometriosis through ketosis.  

 

Join Drew on the Second Annual Fit2Fat2Fit Cruise in October 2018! A 7-day cruise that includes nutritional seminars, workouts, health coaches and keto-friendly meals.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[6:00] What led Dr. Jockers down the road of chiropractic and natural medicine?

[11:59] How Dr. Jockers made the jump from Personal Trainer to Chiropractor.

[15:54] Healing Mrs. Jocker’s endometriosis through dietary changes.

[22:33] Dr. Jockers turned to keto to heal his skin cancer

[32:03]Using keto and intermittent fasting to heal the body.

[45:56] Keto friendly sweeteners and fat burning desserts.  

[51:32] Fasting stimulates resiliency.

[62:13] KetoCon information.

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Dr. Jockers

Exodus Health Center

10 Favorite Fat Burning Dessert Recipes from Dr. Jockers

Keto Edge Summit

KetoCon — Visit the Complete Wellness booth on June 15 - June 17th!

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP143: An Entrepreneur Who Focuses on Empathy and Education to Transform Lives

May 15, 2018 52:26

Description:

Are you looking for inspiration to be the best you can be? Today’s episode is about overcoming obstacles, finding mentors, creating a successful fitness business, and the joy of paying it forward. CEO and Founder of Fit Body Boot Camp and bestselling author, Bedros Keuilian, joins Drew to share his motivational story.

 

Join Drew on the Second Annual Fit2Fat2Fit Cruise in October 2018! A 7-day cruise that includes nutritional seminars, workouts, health coaches and keto-friendly meals.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[7:55] How Bedros finds balance with his work, family, and business.

[12:29] The immigrant edge and the American dream.

[18:33] How Bedros went from being a meathead to becoming a successful entrepreneur.

[21:16] Bedros uses empathy, education, and full transparency to shift his clients.

[31:43] How social media has changed the game of fitness.

[37:17] Finding fulfillment and making an impact through the Fit Body brand.

[40:29] For a full body reset which is better, a 72-hour Master Cleanse or fasting?

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Fit Body Boot camp

KetoCon — Visit the Complete Wellness booth!

Linchpin by Seth Godin

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP142: Stem Cells and Regenerative Injection Therapy

May 8, 2018 49:29

Description:

Sports-related injuries are the worst! One tragic misstep can wreck our entire fitness routine. But, there may be a way to help the body’s natural process through the injection of stem cells into the affected area. In this special episode, Drew sits down with Dr. Harry Adelson of the Docere Clinic in Park City Utah immediately after having Regenerative Injection Therapy on his knee. Dr. Adelson walks us through the entire procedure, shares the history of stem cells in healing and the role the regenerative injection therapy for cosmetic uses and sexual optimization.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[5:01] Dr. Adelson fell in love with the philosophy of naturopathic medicine.

[9:02] What are the different types of stem cells and how are they harvested?

[13:06] A detailed recount of Drew's Regenerative Injection Therapy procedure.

[20:45] Dr. Adelson traveled extensively to gain knowledge about stem cell research.

[24:00] Why aren't stem cell produces covered by insurance companies in the US?

[25:53] Stem cell therapy can be used to treat a wide variety of ailments to beauty treatments.

[37:24] Balance the Four Pillars of Health to live a long, healthy life.

[41:44] Uses of stem cell therapy in cosmetics and sexual optimization.  

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Docere Clinics

Docere Clinics on Youtube

Stem Cell Revolution

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

 

EP141: Why Loving Your Body is the Best Motivation for Fitness

May 1, 2018 51:28

Description:

Through her company, Working Against Gravity guest, Adee Cazayoux provides customized nutritional advice to high-level athletes and more than 25,000 other clients who desired to achieve their fitness and nutritional goals. Adee was an active child but during her teenage years she battled weight gain and found herself at nearly 200 pounds at the age of 16. During this interview, she acknowledges the shame and social anxiety that accompanied her weight gain, how she employed ‘mind over matter’ and turned her passion into a business.  

 

Join Drew on the Second Annual Fit2Fat2Fit Cruise in October 2018! A 7-day cruise that includes nutritional seminars, workouts, health coaches and keto-friendly meals.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[5:25] Social anxiety may have caused Adee to gain weight in high school.

[14:06] Accountability and support were important factors in Adee's lifestyle shift.

[22:55] Working Against Gravity is an online nutrition coaching platform.

[29:37] How Working Against Gravity customizes programs for clients.

[34:37] Adee's personal nutrition has changed over time.

[40:58] How Adee keeps her clients motivated.

 

Sponsors:

Complete Wellness Supplements — Shop for Drew’s hand-formulated powdered greens, probiotics, and MCT Oil Powder

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Working Against Gravity

Working Against Gravity on Facebook

Working Against Gravity on Instagram

Episode 131 with Michael Cazayoux

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

 

EP140: Why the Squat Position Helps the Body Cleanse Itself

Apr 24, 2018 47:57

Description:

Everybody poops so why is talking about it so taboo? And, why did it take an ice cream pooping unicorn to somehow make it ok to discuss? Drew’s guest this week is the Creator and Founder of the Squatty Potty, Bobby Edwards. Bobby created the original wood pooping stool to help his mother who battled with chronic constipation. He shares why squatting is the body’s natural position to eliminate waste, how an ice cream pooping unicorn became his brand mascot and about his goal to change the way America poops.

 

Join Drew on the Second Annual Fit2Fat2Fit Cruise in October 2018! A 7-day cruise that includes nutritional seminars, workouts, health coaches and keto-friendly meals.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[5:20] The inspiration behind the Squatty Potty.

[10:56] Why pooping in the squatting position helps you poop.

[15:18] How you successfully market a shit show.

[24:12] Proper nutrition + proper posture = a great poop.

[27:27] Innovative and novelty Squatty Potty products.

[33:39] Other useful advice for a better body cleanse.

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Squatty Potty

Squatty Potty on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP139: Want to Be the Best Entrepreneur You Can Be?

Apr 17, 2018 59:39

Description:

Drew’s guest, Noah Kagan got into the tech game in his 20’s. He put in long hours and sacrificed his evenings and weekends to be a top producer. He worked at Facebook and Mint.com and currently he is Chief Sumo at his own company, Sumo.com. He has had his share of successes and failures and freely shares the lessons he learned and how he challenges others to build their ‘rejection muscle’ through his coffee challenge. He doesn’t pull punches when describing what it takes to win as an entrepreneur in this frank and honest interview.

 

Join Drew on the Second Annual Fit2Fat2Fit Cruise in October 2018! A 7-day cruise that includes nutritional seminars, workouts, health coaches and keto-friendly meals.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[7:15] Noah admired his father's independence and flexible schedule.

[10:53] Persistence and Iteration are important qualities in entrepreneurs.

[17:28 The lessons Noah learned from his time at Facebook.

[20:06] The sacrifices required to become an entrepreneur.

[23:44] Work without fulfillment is pointless.

[34:18] How Noah keeps himself healthy and fit.

[41:29] Building your rejection muscle.

[46:08] Books that have influenced Noah.

[51:02] Drew shares his story.

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Noah Kagan Presents Podcast

Sumo.com

@NoahKagan on Instagram

A Million Miles in a Thousand Years: How I Learned to Live a Better Story by Donald Miller

7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey

Seth Godin

Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think by Brian Wansink

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP138: The Keto Diet Isn’t A One Size Fits All

Apr 10, 2018 42:46

Description:

As part of her Master’s thesis, Drew’s guest, Rachael Gregory conducted the first clinical trial mixing a ketogenic diet with a basic Crossfit program. During today’s conversation, she shares the results, what she has learned since then and how she has modified her keto diet based on her lifestyle. Her forthcoming book includes keto recipes and nutritional information based on her clinical trial and personal experiences.  

 

Join Drew on the Second Annual Fit2Fat2Fit Cruise in October 2018! A 7-day cruise that includes nutritional seminars, workouts, health coaches and keto-friendly meals.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[4:45] Rachael used her nutrition keto courses to help her prepare for triathlons.

[12:53] The first clinical trial on keto and non-elite CrossFit athletes.

[26:56] Rachel's book will focus on keto recipes and her nutritional experience.

[29:45] Intuitively eating and lifestyle choices versus counting the macros and percentages.

[36:40] 3 tips for new people new to the keto diet.

 

Sponsors:

Complete Wellness Supplements — Shop for Drew’s hand-formulated powdered greens, probiotics, and MCT Oil Powder

Dry Farm Wines — Use this link for a bottle of wine for $.01 with any order

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Killin it Keto

@killinitketo on Twitter

@killinitketo on Instagram

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP137: 5 Steps to Better Brain Health

Apr 3, 2018 52:19

Description:

Mental health is at the forefront of today’s media stories with everyone looking for a solution to dementia and memory loss. Prescription medications are virtually non-effective in a person’s fight to regain a normal life. But, did you know that you can protect yourself and your brain with increased nutrition and daily learning? Dr. Steven Masley joins Drew to discuss the five steps everyone can take to increase their chances at living a fuller, more productive life at any age. Dr. Masley’s book, Better Brain Solution, provides a complete guide for growing and transforming your brain and mental health.

 

Join Drew on the Second Annual Fit2Fat2Fit Cruise in October 2018! A 7-day cruise that includes nutritional seminars, workouts, health coaches and keto-friendly meals.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[4:25] Dr. Masley focuses on functional medicine and keeping people out of the hospital.

[8:35] Foods to add to your diet and foods to avoid.

[15:12] These key nutrients are essential for better brain health.  

[20:26] Aerobic and strength training can increase the size of your brain.

[23:44] How to proactively manage stress.

[29:31] Don’t poison yourself!

[32:29] Memory loss and drugs.

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Dr. Masley

Better Brain Solution

Headspace App

Calm App

Heart Math

Luminosity App

Brain HQ App

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP136: Overcoming Emotional Overeating

Mar 27, 2018 51:38

Description:

Today’s inspiring story comes from someone who has lived on both sides of the weight loss scale. Certified Personal Trainer and Health Coach, Lisa Schlossberg was obese during her entire childhood to her sophomore year in college. When she decided to do something about it she found herself addicted to unhealthy workout practices and undereating. It wasn’t until she decided to uncover what was at the root of her food addiction that she was able to find both physical and mental balance in her life. She shares the key ingredients to her transformation and tips for parents on how to talk with kids who eat based on their emotions.

 

Join Drew on the Second Annual Fit2Fat2Fit Cruise in October 2018! A 7-day cruise that includes nutritional seminars, workouts, health coaches and keto-friendly meals.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[6:20] Lisa used food to cope with her childhood emotions.

[17:11] Leaving home for college gave Lisa the freedom to stop eating her feelings.

[25:00] Lisa shifted from unhealthy overeating to unhealthy undereating.

[29:07] How Lisa shifted into a living a healthy lifestyle.

[34:18] Lisa pays it forward.

[40:07] Mental and emotional tips for people who want to change their lifestyle.

[45:44] Parenting tips for kids who have quirky eating habits.

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Schlossfit on Facebook

Insight Timer App

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP135: Bloating, IBS and Acid Reflux Can Be Eliminated with a Low-Carb Diet

Mar 20, 2018 58:16

Description:

Have you ever wondered why some foods leave you feeling bloated and gassy? In this episode, Drew asks guest gut health expert, Dr. Norm Robillard, Ph.D. to break down the digestive process and share the important role of bacteria in our bodies. Dr. Robillard spent most of his career researching microbiology for biotech firms. When he began experiencing constant heartburn and acid reflux issues, he turned to a low-carb, keto diet which eliminated his digestive troubles. He has since written several books and founded the Digestive Health Institute and the Fast Tract Diet to help others who suffer from digestive issues.

 

Join Drew on the Second Annual Fit2Fat2Fit Cruise in October 2018! A 7-day cruise that includes nutritional seminars, workouts, health coaches and keto-friendly meals.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[6:53] Dr. Norm's personal health journey led him to study the effect of carbohydrates on digestion.

[14:14] Do common medications put a band-aid on digestive ailments?

[19:15] The Fast Tract Diet, SIBO, and dysbiosis.

[34:54] Is one sugar alcohol safer to consume than others?

[40:29] How to test for excessive gases in the gut.

[51:15] Are supplements beneficial in combating acid reflux?

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Digestive Health Institute

Fast Tract Diet on Facebook

Books by Dr. Norm Robillard

Wired to Eat by Robb Wolf

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

 

EP134: Will Adapting to a Ketogenic Diet Help Athletes Workout More Efficiently? With Dr. Dom D'Agostino

Mar 14, 2018 01:39:23

Description:

Today we revisit episode 031 with Dr. Dom D'Agostino.   We dive into whether or not the Ketogenic Diet will help athletes workout more effectively.  

Dr. Dominic “Dom” D'Agostino is a Professor in the Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology at the University of South Florida. He joins Drew to discuss how athletes can obtain peak performance and resilience through nutrition and a ketogenic diet. As a Senior Research Scientist at the Florida Institute for Human & Machine Cognition, Dr. D'Agostino focuses on developing and testing metabolic therapies using a ketogenic diet and supplements. He enjoys working out and bodybuilding, so he knows first-hand how effective this therapy can be.

 

Key Takeaways:

[6:02] Dr. D'Agostino has always been interested in nutrition, but it was neuroscience that led him to ketosis.

[12:11] What is nutritional ketosis? How do you reach it? What are the benefits of being in a ketogenic state?

[20:56] A ketogenic diet can have very different results on men and women’s bodies.

[22:46] What are some industry myths about ketosis or other considerations Fit2Fat2Fit listeners should know about?

[29:14] Most people can benefit from a ketogenic diet, even if they do it intermittently to gain lean muscle mass.

[36:44] The field of nutrigenomics will have the capacity to predict deficiencies by analyzing a drop of blood.

[40:03] Dr. D'Agostino shares tips for a 3-week trial ketosis diet.

[42:57] What about a ketogenic diet for endurance athletes, CrossFit athletes and football players?

[58:10] Exogenous ketones - Why is everyone talking about them and how do they work?

[1:05:20] Your body could go into a state of stress when first starting a ketogenic diet.

[1:09:20] Our brains and cells are already hardwired to use ketones as an energy source.

[1:15:54] If a person does eat a ‘treat’ food, what can they do to minimize the impacts of glucose?

[1:21:20] Why aren’t you studying the microbiome?

[1:25:14] Dr. D’Agostino answers questions from Facebook.

[1:30:28] The Lightning Round!

 

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Mentions:

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@2fitathome

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@DominicDAgosti2 on Twitter

Dominic D’Agostino on Facebook

EP133: 8 Tips to Get Kids to Eat Healthy Foods

Mar 6, 2018 29:07

Description:

If you are like me, you love your kids and you want them to be as healthy as possible. As a parent and a health coach, I take every opportunity to share the benefits of good nutrition with my girls but I also like to keep it entertaining. In this episode, I share eight things I do to keep my girls healthy, books that make food education simple and a few fun games I use in my house at mealtime.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[5:55] Finding a balance without going overboard with giving children treats.

[8:07] Include your children in the food preparation process.

[12:53] Simple ways to keep the eating process entertaining.

[13:56] The musical vegetable game.

[15:35] Educate your kids about nutrients and health.

[16:57] Sunday is a food fun day.  

[20:35] Recommended reading for kids about food.

[25:14] Find healthy alternatives to foods your kids like.

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Ronnie Rhino Food Book Series by Mark Coccio

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP132: Can Keto Reduce Seizures in People with Epilepsy?

Feb 27, 2018 45:14

Description:

The keto diet has well-known weight loss and health benefits but did you know it can also benefit those living with debilitating diseases? Jade Nelson joins Drew to share how a ketogenic diet changed her life. By changing her diet and staying in ketosis Jade drastically diminished her epileptic seizures, reduced the side effects of her medications and gave her the energy and stamina to continue in her massage therapy career. Today, Jade shares her knowledge with others and pays it forward in any way she can. Listen to her inspiring story.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[5:00 Jade has had seizures and been on medication for most of her life.

[13:00] After 28 years of seizures, Jade decided to the keto diet.

[17:47] The keto diet removed the brain fog and side effects of epilepsy medication.

[21:24] Modifying the keto diet for therapeutic reasons vs. weight loss.

[30:52] Hacks for staying on the keto diet when traveling.

[36:59] How Jade shares her keto journey with others.

[39:54] Resources for more about the keto/epilepsy connection.

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Jade Nelson

@Thetraininsideme on Instagram

The Charlie Foundation

Drop an F-Bomb

Carley Eissman Foundation

Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet, by Moore and Westman

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP131: The Right Mindset Can Help Even a Brute Overcome Addiction

Feb 20, 2018 57:10

Description:

Drew’s guest, Michael Cazayoux is strong in more ways than one. Since overcoming a drug addiction as a teenager, he has focused on gaining physical, mental and spiritual clarity through health and fitness. He is the CEO of Brute Strength and host of the Brute Strength podcast. His Crossfit training programs along with his Olympic powerlifting experience help athletes from all sports build endurance and strength.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[4:53] Michael's father was a major influence on fitness and lifting in his early years.

[9:08] At 15, Michael was psychologically and physically dependent on drugs.

[24:54] Building Brute Strength.

[30:20] Respecting the grueling endeavor that is Kokoro camp.

[40:29] Mental, and spiritual clarity are essential for physical progress.

[48:14] Michael's favorite books.

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Brute Strength Podcast

@michaelcazayoux on Instagram

@brute.strength on Instagram

Daring Greatly, by Brené  Brown

Mindset, by Carol Dweck

The Way of the Superior Man, by David Deida

Harry Potter Series, by J.K. Rowling

Tribe, by Sebastian Junger

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

 

EP130: Fit to Fat to Fit Season 2: Behind the Scenes with Toni Romero

Feb 15, 2018 35:31

Description:

Even though the producers of the Fit to Fat to Fit show revealed more of their struggles, sisters Toni and Felicia Romero did have positive moments during their experience. Toni joins Drew to discuss the difficulties of having your family relationship filmed, how Felicia’s difficulty when gaining weight kept her motivated and how she maintains a healthy lifestyle now that the show is over. Felicia and Toni’s episode highlights the importance of accountability when going through a lifestyle transformation.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[4:10] After college, Toni started eating poorly every single day.

[6:01] Felicia needed to understand what it feels like to be overweight.

[9:36] The show’s producers focused on the fighting but there were positive moments.

[17:44] Toni was on a Paleo diet and did cardio twice a day.

[20:05] Felicia's body resisted gaining weight and she lost her strength and endurance.

[23:01] Toni was motivated to work out harder because Felicia was going through the same experience.   

[27:57] How to stay motivated to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Toni Romero on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit TV on Lifetime - S2

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP129: Former NFL Lineman Will Montgomery Goes From Fat to Fit

Feb 6, 2018 59:03

Description:

As a 305-pound lineman for the Washington Redskins, Will Montgomery had an almost unheard of career of 20 years in the NFL. When an injury took him out of the game he had to decide what was important to him in this life. Being the best dad he could for his two young children motivated him to cut out sugar and drop 80 pounds. During this interview, Will sheds some light on the NFL as a business, how he made his physical transformation and asks Drew the questions we all want to know the answers to about Paleo and Keto.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[4:16] Will's ‘all you can eat’ way to gain weight.

[9:41] Will earned a scholarship as a walk-on player at Virginia Tech.

[19:10] The difference between playing college ball and playing in the NFL.

[26:10] Nutritional information and healthy food were available at the team's facility.

[30:46] Life after the NFL.

[34:32] By eliminating second helpings and sugar, Will was able to drop weight.

[42:25] Paleo and Keto, what's the difference?

[45:42] The easy way to make an MCT oil coffee.

[51:31] Will’s transformation article.

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP128: Fit to Fat to Fit Season 2: Behind the Scenes with Quincy Prejean

Feb 1, 2018 41:38

Description:

Producer’s of the Fit to Fat to Fit show ask clients and trainers to wear a diary camera for 8-months to monitor progress and provide a look into the ups and downs of the experience. During this episode, Quincy talks with Drew about all the juicy drama that didn’t make the show and the unfortunate health problems that plagued both he and his trainer, Willie. Quincy also shares how he lost the weight and how his eating habits have changed (or not) after the experience.   

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[3:47] The opportunity to do the Fit to Fat to Fit Experience changed Quincy's life.

[9:23] Willie made a sacrifice that only a good friend would make.

[13:17] Health problems plagued Willie and Quincy.

[26:37] Quincy ate like a rabbit to assist his transformation.

[30:35] Willie's sacrifice motivated Quincy to work harder.

[31:55] Quincy maintains balance in all areas of his life.

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

@Imawinner on Instagram

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit TV on Lifetime - S2

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP127: Fit to Fat to Fit Season 2: Behind the Scenes with Jeremy Jacobus

Jan 30, 2018 57:47

Description:

As the only married couple on the show, Jeremy and Jessi had to live together during their Fit to Fat to Fit experience. Jeremy joins Drew to discuss the image the producer’s portrayed of their marriage, how it felt to be told early on that they were off the show and how losing his job and the California wildfires made it difficult for him to stay on track after filming ended. Jeremy’s story is relatable to everyone who has started their healthy lifestyle journey more than once.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[4:15] Jeremy may have changed the Fit to Fat to Fit TV show forever!

[6:56] What is it like to have a fitness trainer as a spouse?

[12:42] Gaining weight was hard for Jessi to swallow.

[20:37] How Jessi’s suffering motivated Jeremy to workout twice as hard.

[31:14] Meal prep was the key to Jeremy's transformation.

[37:45] After the show, Jeremy lost his job and gained 20 pounds.

[44:54] Staying motivated is different for different for people.

 

Sponsors:

Complete Wellness Supplements — Shop for Drew’s hand-formulated powdered greens, probiotics, and MCT Oil Powder

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Mentioned in This Episode:

@1000Hikes

Hike Stalker

Flux Credit

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit TV on Lifetime - S2

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

 

EP126: Improve Your Health Overnight!

Jan 24, 2018 43:13

Description:

How much time do you spend in your car? Do you sleep in it? Then, why would you spend tens of thousands of dollars on an automobile and then look for the cheapest mattress, on which you will spend one-third of your life? Drew’s guest today, Brad Bonic, is the Director of Marketing for My Green Mattress. Brad shares the story of a passion project that was started by a father who was trying to make his sick child healthy, the health benefits of using non-toxic materials and the many benefits of a good night sleep.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[5:50] The unhealthy effects of 'normal' mattresses.

[9:59] The original mattress was designed to help a child deal with eczema.

[14:34] How a natural, chemical-free mattress is built and the benefits it provides.

[29:42] The 100-night trial period to ensure the mattress is a good fit.

[32:23] How much does a good night sleep cost?

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

My Green Mattress

My Green Mattress on Facebook

My Green Blog

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit TV on Lifetime - S2

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP125: Fit to Fat to Fit Season 2: Behind the Scenes with Lori Stryker

Jan 23, 2018 01:04:31

Description:

After Lori and her husband Ted make a commitment to lead healthier lives they find out Ted has a rare form of brain cancer. Ted’s last wish for Lori was that she love herself as much as he loves her by keeping her weight-loss promise. During this raw, emotional episode, Lori shares how exercise and healthy eating helped her keep her word to her late husband and helped her rise up from the dark place she was in emotionally. She also discusses the rocky patch she and her trainer, Eric, went through and what a blessing the Fit to Fat to Fit Experience was for her.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[3:31] Lori has always been active but she has an unhealthy emotional relationship with food.

[14:12] Eric helped Lori keep her promise to Ted by recommending her to participate in the show.

[17:59] Lori shares Ted's journey through cancer and his last wish for her to get healthy.

[38:10] Eric did not enjoy the eating part of his Fit to Fat journey.

[45:08] Health problems forced Lori to end her keto diet and stop her physical program.

[49:30] “You can’t Jamaica-me work out if there is no gym, Eric.”

[54:32]  The Fit to Fat to Fit Experience really does work for both trainers and clients.

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Lori Stryker on Facebook

@TeamTed4Life on Instagram

Wineguide.life/LoriStryker

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit TV on Lifetime - S2

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP124: Fit to Fat to Fit Season 2: Behind the Scenes with Jessi Jacobus

Jan 19, 2018 01:07:34

Description:

Eating whatever you want may seem like the easiest thing in the world but when you are a trainer who thinks about food as nutrition and energy, devouring a pizza and 2-liters of root beer can do some serious damage to your mental health. After being invited on the show and then subsequently being dismissed, Jessi kept true to her word and gained 50 pounds, had major health issues and helped her husband, Jeremy to lose over 100 pounds. Much of Jessi’s story will and determination never made it on the show. She shares all the nitty gritty details during this conversation with Drew.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[5:42] Jessi's dream of being an ice skater was short lived due to Scoliosis.

[12:13] How Jessi and Jeremy became part of the Fit to Fit to Fat experience.

[21:16] Jessi had a hard time stomaching the foods meant to make her fat and was told she was off the show.

[43:47] Jeremy made Jessi feel loved at her heaviest weight.

[45:37] Changing hormones left Jessi without a period for five months.

[57:56] Results speak for themselves.  

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

HIIT City Tour

@jessyj30 on Instagram

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit TV on Lifetime - S2

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP123: Fit to Fat to Fit Season 2: Behind the Scenes with Eric Northington

Jan 16, 2018 54:27

Description:

Fitness Trainer Eric Northington has always been lean and has even struggled with gaining weight. When he accepted the Fit to Fat to Fit challenge he didn’t fully recognize the mental and emotional aspects associated with the transformation of going from fat to fit. During this conversation with Drew, Eric shares his insights and lessons learned during the experience and the changes his training programs have undergone since his personal journey.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[7:09] And then came Laurie...

[10:51] Eric's Fit to Fat to Fit journey.

[18:30] Plummeting testosterone levels and his mother's passing left Eric dealing with emotional issues.

[27:07] How Eric's weight gain affected his and his wife's relationship.

[33:57] Insights and lessons learned during Eric’s journey back to fit.

[47:07] Contact information for Eric and Karey.

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Northington Fitness & Nutrition

Northington Fitness & Nutrition on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit TV on Lifetime - S2

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP122: Fit to Fat to Fit Season 2: Behind the Scenes with Cary Williams

Jan 12, 2018 46:43

Description:

My guest today Cary Williams is the creator of the Too Pretty Brand, a former Olympic level boxing coach, gym owner, cover model, speaker and all around badass. It was against her better judgment to join Season 2 of Fit to Fat to Fit but Cary likes a challenge. During today’s podcast, she shares the difficulties she faced while gaining the 40 pounds, how her body’s health rapidly declined and how a keto diet was the only solution to finally dropping the weight.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[3:52] How Cary entered the world of boxing.

[11:14] Behind the scenes of Cary's Fit to Fat to Fit Experience.

[16:48] Cary didn't realize how hard it would be to take the weight off.

[24:21] For a trainer, the first workout back to fit can be a truly humbling experience

[29:16] Cary reached out for help from Drew to lose weight through ketosis.

[35:28] Age is not an excuse to not work hard.

[38:20] Billion Dollar Buyer and the Too Pretty Brand

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Cary Williams

Too Pretty Brand

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit TV on Lifetime - S2

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

 

EP121: Fit to Fat to Fit Season 2: Behind the Scenes with Felicia Romero

Jan 10, 2018 50:18

Description:

At first, Felicia Romero wasn’t certain she wanted to accept the Fit to Fat to Fit challenge but immediately said yes after she learned her sister was also chosen to be on the show. Felicia thought she might enjoy some mindless eating and began devouring every pancake offered by IHOP but her body resisted her by making her physically sick and depressed. She joins Drew to discuss how her relationship with her sister evolved over the 8-month process, her personal journey during the experiment and how her fitness program has changed based on what she learned during the filming of the show.

 

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Key Takeaways:

 

[05:43] Felicia has a competitive edge and a compassionate heart.

[10:28] Participating in competitions made Felicia sabotage her own health.

[15:15] Felicia's Fit to Fat experience.

[30:04] Felicia found the transition back from Fat to Fit more difficult than she imagined it would be.

[36:52] Understanding the mental aspect of weight gain was a byproduct of the experience.

[44:45] The Power, Peace and Paleo Program.

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Felicia Romero

Power, Peace and Paleo Program

Felicia Romero on Instagram

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit TV on Lifetime - S2

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP120: Ample Pairs Nutrition with Convenience in a Keto-Friendly Meal Replacement Powder

Jan 3, 2018 47:48

Description:

In today’s society, we are always on the go. It has become easier than ever to pick up something to feed ourselves with but these ‘fast foods’ offer little to no nutritional value. Drew’s guest, the Founder of Ample, Connor Young, developed a meal replacement powder that not only includes fiber but macronutrients as well. During today’s episode, Connor describes how he, and the team at Ample, use science to create balanced meal replacement powders, source the best, most nutritious ingredients, and how they diversify their recipes to make their products keto and vegan-friendly.   

 

If you like this podcast subscribe & review it on iTunes | Stitcher. Don’t miss Season 2 of the Fit2Fat2Fit show on Lifetime starting on January 8, 2018!

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[05:27] Connor's nutritional knowledge allowed him to create meal replacements for his entrepreneurial neighbors.

[12:26] Ample is a full meal replacement that is based on nutrition and total body health.

[23:21] Connor didn't want to mask the natural flavors of Ample with a flavoring.

[30:09] The ketogenic version of Ample includes fiber, MCT, and micronutrients.

[36:06] Recommendations for how to use Ample as a meal replacement.

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Ample Meal

Jump Start to Keto - Use this link for 30% off

Healthy 21 - Drew’s 21-day Fasting Program

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP119: Chinese Medicine and Whole Self Integration for a Better, Healthier Life

Dec 26, 2017 46:14

Description:

Can food addictions be sourced to past emotional wounds? Can certain herbs amplify meditative practices? Does fasting have to seem like punishment? During this episode, Drew and guest, Justin Ehrlich explore the parallels in the mental, emotional and spiritual and physical aspects of health through integrative Chinese medicinal practices.

 

Justin Ehrlich is a Licensed Acupuncturist and a student of Jade Purity Daoism. As a Life and Spiritual Coach, he works with clients on how to apply ancient and modern healing practices into their lives to achieve physical, emotional, spiritual, and mental transformations.  

 

If you like this podcast subscribe & review it on iTunes | Stitcher. Don’t miss Season 2 of the Fit2Fat2Fit show on Lifetime starting on January 8, 2018!

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[03:56] Justin describes his background and his balanced approach to life.

[09:03] An offhand comment from a friend led to a new life path for Justin.

[12:20] Acupuncture is used to elicit an immune response from the body.

[16:42] Becoming a life coach naturally fit into Justin's healing practice.

[21:27] How Justin integrates physical, spiritual and emotional treatments.

[28:28] The Daoist approach to fasting.

 

Sponsors:

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Dry Farm Wines — Use this link for a bottle of wine for $.01 with any order

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Justin Ehrlich

Jump Start to Keto

Healthy 21 - Drew’s 21-day Fasting Program

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP118: Looking for a Keto-Friendly Sugar Substitute That Actually Tastes Like Sugar?

Dec 19, 2017 43:10

Description:

Finding keto-friendly products that taste good is not always easy but Brent Hauver of Lakanto says look no further. Lakanto produces a zero glycemic, keto-friendly, plant-based sweetener from the Monk Fruit that really tastes like sugar. Their line of products includes traditional favorites such as pancakes, maple-flavored syrup and chocolate bars. During this episode, you will learn what makes the product taste exactly like sugar, how the company was created and where you can get the product.

 

If you like this podcast subscribe & review it on iTunes | Stitcher. Don’t miss Season 2 of the Fit2Fat2Fit show on Lifetime starting on January 8, 2018!

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[04:31] After his body broke down, Brent decided to create a plant-based nutrition company.

[17:44] The history of Monk Fruit and how the Lakanto company began.

[23:34] Erythritol was added to make the sweetener taste exactly like sugar.

[25:43] Products currently available from Lakanto include chocolate bars and pancakes.

[39:34] Lakanto Monk Fruit sweetener in available in limited international countries.

 

Sponsors:

Lakanto — Use the code ‘Fit2Fat2Fit’ for 40% off

Dry Farm Wines — Use this link for a bottle of wine for $.01 with any order

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Lakanto

Lakanto on Facebook

Fed Up Movie

Jump Start to Keto

Healthy 21 - Drew’s 21-day fasting program

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP117: Using Affordable Lab Work to Eliminate Toxins and Increase Nutrient Density

Dec 12, 2017 55:08

Description:

Even if you are eating ‘healthy’ foods you may not be giving your body sufficient nutrients to achieve optimal health. Dr. Steven Lewis and his wife, Janet Lewis describe how our polluted world and mass agricultural practices have depleted the nutrients out of foods. They also describe how they are able to offer extensive, but affordable lab tests to provide an individualized, alternative, and functional nutritional supplement schedule to their patients.

 

Janet is a certified National Health Consultant and Steven is a Chiropractor. Both have studied Eastern preventative medicinal techniques in China. Their plans work by eliminating the toxins we ingest through everyday foods and products and by allowing the body’s natural repair mechanisms to function properly.

 

If you like this podcast subscribe & review it on iTunes | Stitcher. Don’t miss Season 2 of the Fit2Fat2Fit show on Lifetime starting on January 8, 2018!

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[04:39] The Lewis's use lab work to find the correct natural compounds to regain their health.

[07:00] It's hard to avoid all the common products mimic estrogen in the human body.

[16:42] The Chinese practice preventative, alternative and natural medicine.

[23:42] Organic doesn't necessarily mean nutrient dense.

[27:34] The importance of pooping; Nutrition begins in the gut.

[34:23] Why the lab work you are currently getting could be useless in improving your health.  

[44:26] Balancing your hormones.  

 

Sponsors:

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Dry Farm Wines — Use this link for a bottle of wine for $.01 with any order

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Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Green Wisdom Health

Green Wisdom Health on Facebook

Shoot’n Straight with Dr. Lewis on Facebook

Jump Start to Keto

Healthy 21 - Drew’s 21-day fasting program

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP116: What Makes a Successful Personal Trainer?

Dec 6, 2017 45:04

Description:

The fitness industry has had, for the most part, a military-type, physically-based, just-follow-the-instructions kind of mentality but as my guest, Nick Olsen points out clients must also have their emotional and mental needs addressed before they can make a permanent change. Nick is a personal trainer and a certified life and business coach. He attributes his success to being able to help people at an emotional level and his business savvy.

 

In his new book and e-course, The Road to Success as a Personal Trainer, Nick helps personal trainers create a successful business through a client-focused business model.

 

Check out Drew's simple, 60-day Jump Start to Keto program it includes meal plans, workouts and more. If you like this podcast subscribe & review it on iTunes | Stitcher. Don’t miss Season 2 of the Fit2Fat2Fit show on Lifetime starting in January 2018!

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[06:19] Nick came from an unhealthy family environment.

[10:50] Helping facilitate change in people's lives is what Nick is passionate about.

[14:56] Many Personal Trainers are set up to fail because they focus solely on the physical.

[19:23] Nick's e-course includes the mental and emotional side of fitness and goal setting.   

[30:30] What makes a successful personal trainer?

[38:08] Don’t compromise what is important to you for money. #successredefined

 

Sponsors:

keto FRIDGE — Use the discount code Fit2Fat2Fit for 20% off your order

Dry Farm Wines — Use this link for a bottle of wine for $.01 with any order

Hylete — Use the code ‘Fit2Fat2Fit’ for 40% off

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Your Fit Biz Mentor

Your Fit Biz Mentor on Facebook

@Nick_Olsen_PT on Instagram

X365 Fitness

Jump Start to Keto

Healthy 21 - Drew’s 21-day fasting program

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP115: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Fasting

Nov 29, 2017 57:59

Description:

Fasting is a term which is on the cover of just about every fitness magazine these days, but the corresponding article offers very little information about what fasting really is and what the benefits are. Drew believes facts are better than fluff so he reached out to the world’s leading fasting expert and Author of The Complete Guide to Fasting, Dr. Jason Fung. Dr. Fung works with patients who have type 2 diabetes and obesity-related issues. During this episode, Dr. Fung shares the history of fasting, how to make fasting a part of a healthy lifestyle and some facts and figures commonly omitted by the fitness industry.

 

If you like this podcast subscribe & review it on iTunes | Stitcher. Don’t miss Season 2 of the Fit2Fat2Fit show on Lifetime starting in January 2018!

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[04:24] Fasting has always been part of the human experience.

[11:55] It's the hormones, not the calories that add weight.

[17:18] What happens to the body during fasting?  

[19:31] Emerging trends in wellness.

[27:35] Common protocols of fasting.

[35:59] How to personalize your own fasting program.

[43:50] How much weight can you lose during a fast?

 

Sponsors:

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Dry Farm Wines — Use this link for a bottle of wine for $.01 with any order

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Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

IDM Program - Intensive Dietary Management  

@DrJasonFung on Twitter

The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss

The Complete Guide to Fasting: Heal Your Body Through Intermittent, Alternate Day, and Extended Fasting

Healthy 21 - Drew’s 21-day fasting program

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP114: Break the Cycle of Food Addiction Forever

Nov 22, 2017 51:57

Description:

This week, Dr. Mihaela Telecan joins Drew to discuss how a low carbohydrate diet was her solution to a healthier life. Dr. Telecan went through a process of self-experimentation to arrive at the understanding that whole, unprocessed foods increased her physical and mental performance. Dr. Telecan offers well-researched resources to understanding the science behind how carbohydrates are used within the human body, how to break the vicious cycle of cravings brought on by sugar and carbohydrates and how to break food addiction forever.  

 

If you like this podcast subscribe & review it on iTunes | Stitcher. Don’t miss Season 2 of the Fit2Fat2Fit show on Lifetime starting in January 2018!

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[05:58] Mahalia enjoys the science behind optimizing health and performance.

[17:29] Maliahs healing journey started when she became a raw vegan but it messed with her digestion.

[18:57] GAPS protocol includes natural treatment for mental and physical ailments.

[33:06] The Make Peace with Fat book includes a Metabolic Reset Protocol.

[39:16] The secret to breaking your addiction to food.

 

Sponsors:

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Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Healing with Foods

@HealingwithFoods on Facebook

@MihaelaRD on Twitter

Gut and Psychology Syndrome: Natural Treatment for Autism, Dyspraxia, A.D.D., Dyslexia, A.D.H.D., Depression, Schizophrenia  by Natasha Campbell-McBride

The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living: An Expert Guide to Making the Life-Saving Benefits of Carbohydrate Restriction Sustainable and Enjoyable by Stephen D. Phinney & Jeff S. Volek

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP113: Can a Ketogenic Diet Help Kill Cancer Cells? with Dr. Adrienne Scheck

Nov 14, 2017 45:02

Description:

It is common knowledge eating a ketogenic diet has health benefits and can help a person achieve their weight loss goals but what about the other benefits of reducing glucose for ketones? Drew welcomes Dr. Adrienne Scheck to the podcast to talk about her research studies which are linking a strict ketonic diet to starving cancer cells in the brain. Dr. Scheck is the Principal Investigator and Associate Professor of Neuro-Oncology research at Barrow Neurological Institute. She shares her passion to increase cancer survival rates and to enlist more doctors in adopting a keto diet for their patients.

 

If you like this podcast subscribe & review it on iTunes | Stitcher. Don’t miss Season 2 of the Fit2Fat2Fit show on Lifetime starting in January 2018!

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[06:13] Uncovering the connection between the Ketogenic diet, chemotherapy and cancer cells.

[11:52] Mice who were fed a ketogenic diet in addition to chemo showed promise.

[18:17] A human brain cancer patient documented her results after consuming a strict keto diet.

[26:41] Dr. Scheck's team found the keto diet had multiple alternative benefits and applications.

[32:45] Getting more doctors and patients to adopt the keto diet is a struggle.  

[39:34] Dr. Scheck’s personal and professional goal is to see cancer survival rates increase.

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Email: Adrienne.scheck@gmail.com

Dr. Adrienne Scheck on Youtube

The Charlie Foundation

Matthew’s Friends  

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP112: Embracing the Power of Humor and Feeling Your Feelings

Nov 7, 2017 01:03:59

Description:

Have you ever made a joke to diffuse a stressful situation? Humor is a powerful tool that can be used to provide relief, both physically and emotionally. Drew’s guest, JP Sears honed his comedy skills as a child and now uses his gift to help people find their own humor as a Certified Holistic Spiritual and Emotional Coach. During his 16 years of coaching, he has developed a blend of humor, meditation and reflection to help heal those who reach to him.

 

If you have ever seen a JP Sears video you may not believe he has a serious, spiritual side. But as he demonstrates during this agreeable interview, he does.  

 

If you like this podcast subscribe & review it on iTunes | Stitcher. Don’t miss Season 2 of the Fit2Fat2Fit show on Lifetime starting in January 2018!

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[06:17] Death threats led JP to delete a video from social media.

[09:32] JP used comedy as a way to gain security during an unstable upbringing.

[21:08] Success without fulfillment is the ultimate failure.

[23:42] Where do the creative ideas for JP's videos come from?

[32:07] JP's emotional and spiritual coaching includes mediation and the three F's.

[43:09] JP employs Paleo and intermittent fasting for his nutritional needs.

[46:33] What it's like to be in an acceptance-based relationship.

[51:20] JP's workout is a non-structured, functional fitness routine.

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Awaken with JP

How to Be Ultra Spiritual

@awakenwithJP on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP111: Do You Binge Eat and Feel Guilty? — It Is Time to Break the Cycle

Nov 1, 2017 52:05

Description:

When is the last time you binged on healthy foods? If you are having trouble thinking of a time, it’s because healthy foods were not created to be addictive. Processed foods, however, have been concocted to keep you craving more and more. In addition, corporations are spending big money to make you believe that ‘once you pop, you can’t stop’. 

Dr.Glenn Livingston Ph.D. joins Drew to talk about his psychological research in the area of binge eating and overeating, his book, Never Binge Again and mental strategies you can apply to stave off lizard brain. Dr. Livingston successfully stopped his own binge eating and has helped countless others to move beyond their food addictions.

If you like this podcast subscribe & review it on iTunes | Stitcher. Don’t miss Season 2 of the Fit2Fat2Fit show on Lifetime starting in January 2018!

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[04:14] Dr. Livingston shares his own binge eating experience.

[11:30] The food industry spends billions to stimulate a human's pleasure center.

[16:21] It takes more than willpower to get rid of lizard brain.

[21:30] Effective self-talk should be based on rules, not guidelines. 

[29:17] How to build moderation into a diet.

[33:57] Using food to get high and emotional eating.

[43:48] Feeling guilty is your mind's way of giving you permission to binge more. 

 

Sponsors: 

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Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Never Binge Again 

Rational 

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook 

Fit2Fat2Fit Book 

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com 

 

EP110: It Is Possible to Maintain a Healthy Sex Life as We Age?

Oct 25, 2017 36:36

Description:

Drew welcomes Dr. Richard Gaines back to the podcast to discuss sexual health, the process of aging caused by hormone depletion and his GAINSWave therapeutic treatment. GAINSWave therapy uses sound waves to activate the growth of new blood vessels and repair existing ones for increased blood stimulation enabling the penis to function normally. Drew and Dr. Gaines also address what happens to both female and male bodies when the aging process starts and how hormones can be replaced in the system naturally. 

If you like this podcast subscribe & review it on iTunes | Stitcher. And don’t miss Season 2 of the Fit2Fat2Fit show on Lifetime starting in January 2018!

 

Key Takeaways:

[04:04] The history and cause of erectile dysfunction. 

[10:20] Extracorporeal shockwave therapy has been approved by medical societies around the world but not in the US. 

[19:16] As humans age, we lose hormones which leads to age-related diseases. 

[25:28] Stimulating hormone production and taking bio-identical hormones.  

[29:46] Women’s hormonal needs are much more complicated. 

 

Sponsors: 

GAINSWave — Use this link or text DREW to 313131 to get $150 off your first GW treatment. 

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

GAINSWave 

Blog post on GAINSWave

Intermittent Fasting Jumpstart

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook 

Fit2Fat2Fit Book 

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com 

 

EP109: The Science Behind the Health Benefits of THC and CBD

Oct 18, 2017 48:06

Description:

Have you ever wondered why using cannabis as medicine became taboo? Have you tried weed but don’t like its psychoactive effects? Drew welcomes Jambo Superfoods CEO, Johg Ananda for a detailed discussion about the differences of THC and CBD, the legality of the products in the US and how the proper dosage is the key to using it on a daily basis. Drew shares his experiences of using the products and Johg explains the benefit of blending psychedelics with meditation. 

If you like this podcast subscribe & review it on iTunes | Stitcher.

Key Takeaways:

[05:35] Johg found by integrating cannabis into his spiritual meditation journey made him a more effective leader. 

[12:01] Cannabis, THC, and CBD and their uses, explained. 

[23:10] Is ingesting THC or CBD illegal? 

[28:15] Drew shares his experiences with Jambo products.  

[35:43] A monopoly was built against our ability to create our own medicines.

[38:55] The Sacred Savasana yoga ceremony includes a mix of psychedelics and meditation. 

 

Sponsors: 

Keto Kookies - Use this link for 15% off of your order. 

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Jambo Superfoods

Jambo Superfoods on Facebook

Healthy Surprise

Give Me the Dirt

@johgananda on Instagram

Intermittent Fasting Jumpstart

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook 

Fit2Fat2Fit Book 

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com 

 

EP108: Red Light Therapy Can Boost Testosterone and Rejuvenate Cells

Oct 11, 2017 42:18

Description:

Justin Strahan joins Drew to describe the many uses of red light therapy. Justin is a Co-Founder and Head of Research and Development for Joovv, a company that sells full body red light therapy devices you can use at home. Justin explains the medicinal uses of red light therapy for eye health, testosterone production, thyroid regulation, anti-aging and how Joovv products differ from other red light therapy products on the market.  

If you like this podcast subscribe & review it on iTunes | Stitcher.

 

Key Takeaways:

[04:57] Melissa Strahan started using red light therapy daily for its health benefits. 

[10:47] Justin researched the science behind how cells absorb the photons given off by light waves. 

[13:24] How different colors affect our bodies in different ways. 

[17:53] How to effectively add Joovv into a daily routine. 

[23:48] The technology is proven to boost testosterone production and to regulate the thyroid.

[27:08] The different products available through Joovv and how other brands may differ. 

[33:38] Justin answers common safety-related questions about the therapy. 

 

Sponsors: 

Organifi - Use the code ‘Fit2fat2fit’ for 20% your entire order

Dry Farm Wines - A keto friendly wine - Get a free bottle of wine for a penny with your first order 

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Joovv

Intermittent Fasting Jumpstart

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook 

Fit2Fat2Fit Book 

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com 

 

EP107: Indulgent Keto Kookies

Oct 4, 2017 43:07

Description:

Drew welcomes the Founders of Keto Kookie to the show to discuss their amazing keto friendly, kookie creations. Both Victor and Kris started applying the keto philosophy to their lifestyles for different reasons, Victor realized the weight loss he’d been seeking and Kris enjoyed the mental clarity the keto diet afforded him. The only thing missing was a sweet that was keto friendly. The two entrepreneurs commandeered a family kitchen and got to work creating a low carb treat for others who want to stay in ketosis but also miss cookies. 

If you like this podcast subscribe & review it on iTunes | Stitcher.

 

Key Takeaways:

[03:54] Victor and Kris share their backstory and their passions. 

[10:28] Keto revitalized Kris and helped Victor to keep the weight off. 

[15:08] Keto Kookie's humble beginnings.

[22:26] 16 Kookies a day for 7 days and Victor and Kris lost weight. 

[30:31] Dr. Dom D'Agostino has supported the growth of Keto Kookie.

[38:24] The Power of Now, Tools of Titans, and Habit Stacking are books that motivate Victor and Kris.

 

Sponsors: 

Keto Kookie - Get 15% off of your order by using the code ‘Fit2Fat2Fit’ 

Organifi - Use the code ‘Fit2fat2fit’ for 20% your entire order

Dry Farm Wines - A keto friendly wine - Get a free bottle of wine for a penny with your first order 

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Keto Kookie

Male Standard 

Intermittent Fasting Jumpstart

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook 

Fit2Fat2Fit Book 

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com 

 

EP106: The Healthful Pursuit of a Balanced Keto Lifestyle

Sep 26, 2017 50:42

Description:

 Drew welcomes Nutrition Expert, Keto Enthusiast, Author, and Podcast Host Leanne Vogel to the show to discuss a nutritionally-balanced approach to a ketogenic lifestyle. In her youth, Leanne was diagnosed with eating disorders, amenorrhea and had frequent headaches. After educating herself about nutrition and how food works for the body, Leanne experimented with various diets including vegan, paleo, and keto. It wasn’t until her hair started falling out and she was experiencing numbness she realized she wasn’t doing keto correctly. Leanne shares her inspiring journey to health and tips for carbing up. 

Check out Leanne’s Healthful Pursuit site for her digital offerings and practical guide, The Keto Diet. You can also find her on Youtube and The Keto Diet podcast, a frequent Top 10 Health podcast in the US and Canada. 

If you like this podcast subscribe & review it on iTunes | Stitcher.

 

Key Takeaways:

[05:18] Leanne studied nutrition to cure her ills. 

[08:49] Why food shouldn't be used as a reward system for children.

[13:52] Self-experimentation led Leanne to veganism, paleo, and keto. 

[18:53] Leanne overcame an eating disorder and learned to love herself.

[33:43] The Fat-Fueled Protocol is a standard ketogenic practice. 

[43:02] The Keto Diet and a Balanced Approach to Keto are practical guides. 

 

Sponsors: 

Organifi - Use the code ‘Fit2fat2fit’ for 20% your entire order

Dry Farm Wines - A keto friendly wine - Get a free bottle of wine for a penny with your first order 

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Healthful Pursuit 

The Keto Diet by Leanne Vogel 

Intermittent Fasting Jumpstart

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook 

Fit2Fat2Fit Book 

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com 

 

EP105: Intermittent Fasting: Understanding the Protocols and Debunking the Myths

Sep 20, 2017 29:29

Description:

Throughout history humans have fasted in some form or another. Fasting provides the body time to thoroughly digest the nutrients in the food we eat and to regenerate cells. During this episode, Drew introduces the basics of fasting, defines the parameters of fasting and introduces his new intermittent fasting program. He also debunks common fasting myths and shares his own personal experience of fasting his way to optimum health. 

 

If you like this podcast subscribe & review it on iTunes | Stitcher.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[05:27] The benefits of intermittent fasting. 

[09:13] The Unbreakable book has examples of how keto improves cognitive function.

[14:10] Fasting for beginners starts with a 12/12 protocol and moves up to a 24-hour fast.

[16:55] Approved liquids you can consume during fasting. 

[19:34] Advanced fasting protocols.

[21:40] Debunking the myths about intermittent fasting.

 

Sponsors: 

Organifi - Use the code ‘Fit2fat2fit’ for 20% your entire order

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Intermittent Fasting Jumpstart

The Complete Guide to Fasting by Jimmy Moore

Unbreakable by Thom Shea

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook 

Fit2Fat2Fit Book 

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com 

 

EP104: How Do you Measure for Ketosis?

Sep 12, 2017 48:38

Description:

Drew welcomes Dr. Joe Anderson to the podcast to have an in-depth conversation about testing, measuring and tracking ketones. Dr. Armstrong leads the Clinical Science division at LEVL.and is the owner of Anderson Bioscience, a biotechnology consulting firm in Seattle. His expertise in pulmonary physiology and breath research make him uniquely qualified to create the levels of acetone in breath. During the conversation, Drew and Dr. Anderson discuss the different options for measuring and tracking acetone and beta-hydroxybutyrate levels, when it’s best to test and the future of ketosis as therapy for medical ailments. 

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Key Takeaways:

[04:21] How Dr. Anderson ended up in the business of ketosis. 

[09:19] The 3 different types of ketones in the human body. 

[13:48] The LEVL product is registered with the Food and Drug Administration to measure acetone.

[17:49] How the LEVL device works, what it measures and what it can tell you. 

[27:55] When is the best time to test breath acetone levels to get the best data? 

[38:26] The future of ketosis is more than weight loss. 

 

Sponsors: 

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Mentioned in This Episode:

LEVL Now 

Transform with Drew’s Fit2Fat2Fit 6-month Program 

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook 

Fit2Fat2Fit Book 

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com 

 

EP103: How Keto Can Take Your Body to a Whole New Level of Fitness

Sep 5, 2017 49:56

Description:

Logan Delgado aka Goody Beats reached out to Drew to share the amazing transformation he went through by eating a keto diet while getting himself back into shape. Over a year ago, Logan found himself looking into a fitting room mirror in disbelief while trying on a pair of pants. He decided he needed to get his body back and to help keep himself accountable he posted it all on Youtube. He now has 56K followers to his Goody Beats Youtube channel and it’s still growing. Logan shares the immense responsibility a Youtube channel is and about how he still holds an 8-5 job to support his growing family. 

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Key Takeaways:

[03:49] Logan tells the story of when he let himself go. 

[07:29] The keto diet took my body to a whole different level.  

[16:01] Logan explains the name Goody Beats and how he got started on Youtube. 

[20:21] Tips to make the most out of Youtube.

[27:27] People should dive into the keto diet to see if it fits into their lifestyle. 

[32:45] Why Magnesium, Sodium, and Potassium are important to a keto diet. 

[34:18] How a keto lifestyle would need to be modified to do a physique show. 

[36:53] Logan is motivated by being a good role model to his children. 

 

Sponsors: 

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Goody Beats on Youtube

@GoodyBeats on Instagram

@GoodyBeats on Twitter

The 50th Law by 50 Cent and Robert Greene

Daring Greatly by Brene Brown

Rising Strong by Brene Brown 

Transform with Drew’s Fit2Fat2Fit 6-month Program 

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook 

Fit2Fat2Fit Book 

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com 

 

EP102: Keto Science

Aug 30, 2017 48:19

Description:

Drew welcomes Dr. Eric Westman to the podcast to discuss the science behind the keto diet. Dr. Westman reveals the politics behind the American Heart Association’s publications, how the movement to reduce fat in the American diet was not based on scientific research and how the keto diet can help people to manage their health based on what they consume. 

Dr. Eric Westman received his MD from the University of Wisconsin and his Master’s degree in Clinical Research from Duke. He has over 100 peer-reviewed publications and is the Founder and Director of Duke’s Lifestyle Medicine Clinic. Dr. Westman has co-authored several science-based healthy lifestyle books including, The New Atkins for a New You and Keto Clarity. 

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Key Takeaways:

[05:23] Low-fat diets were not based on science, it was all politics. 

[10:37] Doctors are seeing the benefits of a keto diet. 

[12:16] The American Heart Association isn't a scientific organization. 

[14:13] Dr. Westman breaks down the fat and protein scientific elements of a keto diet. 

[25:57] 'Adapt Your Life' offers fat shots and other convenient keto foods. 

[33:26] Cholesterol management is different for every person. 

[41:46] Creating an army of educated doctors and coaches. 

[43:31] Dr. Westman's daily food intake. 

 

Sponsors: 

Organifi - Use the code ‘Fit2fat2fit’ for 20% your entire order

Four Sigmatic - 10% off your order with this link 

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Adapt Your Life 

HEAL Clinics

Keto Clarity by Jimmy Moore and Eric Westman

The New Atkins for a New You by Jeff Volek, Stephen Phinney, and Eric Westman

Transform with Drew’s Fit2Fat2Fit 6-month Program 

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook 

Fit2Fat2Fit Book 

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP101: 10 Tips to Help You Heal After a Major Life Change

Aug 22, 2017 41:41

Description:

Lynn Manning hosts this week’s podcast to share how she felt and dealt with Drew’s indiscretions. In this raw and honest podcast, Lynn describes her attempts at keeping it all together and putting on a happy face during an experience that could have broken her. But instead of drowning in her story, Lynn was able to lift her mind, body and spirit out of the darkness and into the light through the use of books and counseling.

 

If you like this podcast subscribe & review it on iTunes | Stitcher.

 

Key Takeaways:

 

[00:14] Why Lynn Manning is hosting this podcast.

[04:04] Putting on a happy face while in the midst of heartbreak. 

[08:34] When Lynn knew it was finally time to split from Drew. 

[11:48] Lynn shares 10 tips that helped her heal. 

[27:27] People are doing the best they can.

[36:39] There is no perfect road map for healing.

[38:32] Lynn shares a personal post about getting through the darkness.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

 

Recommended Books: 

 

Loving What Is by Byron on Katie

Daring Greatly by Brené Brown

The Little Soul and the Sun by Neale Donald Walsch 

 

2 Fit at Home

Love Yourself to Greater Health 

@2fitathome

Grounded Mind

Transform with Drew’s Fit2Fat2Fit 6-month Program 

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook 

Fit2Fat2Fit Book 

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com 

 

EP100: Life After Porn, Affairs and Lies

Aug 16, 2017 47:57

Description:

In this very personal centennial episode, Drew shares intimate details of his religious upbringing, the guilt and shame associated with participating in things the church deemed sinful and why he and Lynn divorced. Drew is publicly sharing his life’s story as part of his personal growth journey. He hopes other men who may be struggling in silence can find solace in their quests to become better versions of themselves. Drew’s inspirational story shows that through coaching and vulnerability you can love yourself and create your own happiness.  

In the next episode, Lynn shares how this story impacted her life.

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Key Takeaways:

[03:50] Drew grew up in the strict, conservative Mormon church where pornography was deemed sinful. 

[08:46] The unhealthy habit of guilt and shame. 

[09:41] The defining moments that caused Drew to hide his struggles. 

[15:11] In 2009, Lynn discovered Drew had cheated on her. 

[22:15] A life coach taught Drew how to love himself and to live in his own business.

[26:15] So, why did Drew cheat on a wife he truly loved?

[33:03] Overcoming his addiction to pornography has made Drew more authentic. 

[42:14] Be grateful for everything that happens to you.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

 

Recommended Books:

Daring Greatly & Rising Strong by Brene Brown 

The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz

You're a Badass by Jen Sincero

The Love Warrior by Glennon Doyle 

Loving What Is by Byron Katie

 

Clarity Coaching

Transform with Drew’s Fit2Fat2Fit 6-month Program 

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook 

Fit2Fat2Fit Book 

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP099: How ‘Going Against the Grain’ Can Make You Happier

Aug 8, 2017 55:24

Description:

Drew welcomes the talented Anna Vocino to the podcast. Anna is a voice over talent and stand-up comedian, she is the co-host of the Fitness Confidential podcast and the author of the cookbook, Eat Happy. Anna discovered she had Celiac disease and had to abruptly change her diet. After going gluten-free, she started to gain weight. She had to ‘go against the grain’ of traditional diet advice and find a solution to work with her specific condition. Anna shares her story and her favorite recipes which are designed to help you get healthier and happier. 

If you like this podcast subscribe & review it on iTunes | Stitcher.

 

Key Takeaways:

[04:27] Anna describes how she discovered she had Celiac's and how her body reacted to the change in her diet.

[14:35] Eating gluten-free doesn't mean the food is healthy and you can gain weight.

[18:32] How Anna deprogrammed herself from believing traditional diet advice.

[23:55] The Fitness Confidential Podcast is about being a fitness trainer for 30-years. 

[31:53] Anna's cookbook is a mixture of tried and true, hearty meals which lean towards a keto diet.

[39:07] What common sauces contain gluten? 

[47:41] Anna shares her favorite voices and acting substitution parts. 

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Anna Vocino 

Eat Happy Cookbook

@AnnaVocino on Instagram

Fitness Confidential Podcast

Transform with Drew’s Fit2Fat2Fit 6-month Program 

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook 

Fit2Fat2Fit Book 

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com 

 

EP098: How to Get Healthy When Food is Making You Sick

Aug 1, 2017 54:53

Description:

Drew welcomes The Paleo Chef, Mary Shenouda to the podcast. Mary is also the creator of famously delicious Phat Fudge. Mary was riddled with physical ailments when she was a child. It wasn’t until she took her health into her own hands and made important dietary changes, that her wellness started. Her paleo cooking was noticed by major athletes and celebrities who enlisted her to be their private chef. Mary shares her story of transitioning from a  corporate employee to becoming the self-funded, successful entrepreneur she is today.  

Drew is a dedicated fitness professional but also an accomplished public speaker. If you would like to have Drew share his intimate experience with empathy at your next corporate event or outing send an email to info@fit2fat2fit.com and if you like this podcast subscribe & review it on iTunes | Stitcher.

 

Key Takeaways:

[08:27] After spending much of her life in pain Mary realized removing certain foods from her diet alleviated her ailments.

[16:54] People ask for a one-solution-fits-all diet program but it should be based on the individual.

[22:42] Mary was able to get hired for positions a normal high school dropout couldn't.

[31:06] Mary is surprised at how little marketing she needed to do to get clients for her business.

[33:14] How Mary accidentally created Phat Fudge and a growing business.

[44:41] New products on the way from Phat Fudge

 

Sponsors:

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Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Paleo Chef

Phat Fudge

The Paleo Chef on Facebook

Shoe Dog by Phil Knight

Transform with Drew’s Fit2Fat2Fit 6-month Program

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP097: Food Freedom Forever

Jul 26, 2017 55:31

Description:

Drew welcomes Melissa Hartwig back to the podcast to talk about her new book, Food Freedom Forever. This new book goes beyond Melissa’s Whole 30 Diet and delves into the mental and emotional challenges related to making a true lifestyle change. Melissa offers up ways to overcome a food addiction such as the ‘one bite’ rule and how to change the language you use to describe your relationship with food. 

Both Melissa and Drew have first-hand experience with the struggles of transforming their minds and bodies, of looking inward for happiness, and that it doesn’t matter what other people think. 

Drew is a dedicated fitness professional but also an accomplished public speaker. If you would like to have Drew share his intimate experience with empathy at your next corporate event or outing send an email to info@fit2fat2fit.com and if you like this podcast subscribe & review it on iTunes | Stitcher.

 

Key Takeaways:

[08:21] Melissa tours the US in support of her three books plus she has two more books on the way.

[16:40] Food Freedom Forever addresses the mental and emotional aspects of making a true lifestyle change. 

[24:00] The infamous One Bite rule allows you to taste a food and then decide if it is worth it to eat the whole thing. 

[28:14] Melissa describes her experiences with over-consuming and then hating herself for it. 

[30:59] Changing your language about how you engage with food is key to a true transformation. 

[34:11] If your message is true for you others will understand and relate. 

[38:43] Happiness comes from the inside.

[48:20] Discipline equals freedom

 

Sponsors: 

Organifi - Use the code ‘Fit2fat2fit’ for 20% your entire order

Four Sigmatic - 10% off your order with this link 

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Mentioned in This Episode:

The Whole 30

The Whole 30 Fit2Fat2Fit Podcast with Melissa Hartwig

Transform with Drew’s Fit2Fat2Fit 6-month Program 

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook 

Fit2Fat2Fit Book 

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com 

 

EP096: Why High Stress Packs on the Pounds

Jul 18, 2017 01:01:06

Description:

This week, Drew welcomes the Co-Founder of the Metabolic Effect, Dr. Jade Teta. Dr. Teta took the traditional route to medicine, first studying Biochemistry and then on to medical school. But, he found the curriculum lacking in nutrition and exercise. He knew lifestyle medicine was the best route to treating patients so he attended a university which specializes in Naturopathy. 

Dr. Teta shares how he has helped over 10k clients to make their metabolism work for them, how weight loss is a biochemical and psychological experience and how to use buffer foods to keep your body from elevated stress levels. 

Drew is a dedicated fitness professional but also an accomplished public speaker. If you would like to have Drew share his intimate experience with empathy at your next corporate event or outing send an email to info@fit2fat2fit.com and if you like this podcast subscribe & review it on iTunes | Stitcher.

 

Key Takeaways:

[08:29] J Teta's found traditional medical school curriculum lacking in health and wellness information. 

[16:05] The metabolism is a giant stress barometer. 

[20:52] If your SHMEC in check your metabolism is in balance.

[25:07] A healthy approach to a lifestyle change is to eat less, exercise less or to eat more, exercise more. 

[30:58] The are 4 different cyclical metabolic seasons.  

[45:27] Estrogen can slow fat loss from certain parts of the body. 

[49:44] What happens to the metabolism during menopause, peri and post? 

[53:37] Easy ways to deal with stressors include orgasms, naps, walking and hot baths. 

 

Sponsors: 

Organifi - Use the code ‘Fit2fat2fit’ for 20% your entire order

Four Sigmatic - 10% off your order with this link 

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Metabolic Effect 

@JadeTeta on Twitter

@JTeta on Instagram 

Metabolic Effect on Facebook

Bastyr University

Transform with Drew’s Fit2Fat2Fit 6-month Program 

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook 

Fit2Fat2Fit Book 

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com 

 

EP095: Get Fit for Life with Organifi’s, Drew Canole

Jul 12, 2017 41:54

Description:

This week, Drew welcomes Organifi’s Founder and CEO, Drew Canole. Drew Canole shares the story of how he transformed his life into a healthy one and then built his business from his experience. He talks about what makes Organifi’s products stand out from other juice products and the incredible amount of research that goes into making greens taste so good. If you have a business and want to know how to keep your products at the top of the market and your employees happily engaged this episode is for you. 

Check out Drew's simple, 60-day Jump Start to Keto program it includes meal plans, workouts and more. If you like this podcast subscribe & review it on iTunes | Stitcher.

 

Key Takeaways:

[06:18] Drew Canole experienced a total life transformation from drinking green juice.

[12:03] Changing your identity requires a behavioral, belief and mentality shift. 

[14:13] The Alpha Reset is a 5-day cleanse boosts weight loss and sets good habits. 

[16:12] 11 Plant-based superfoods are inside Organifi’s Green Juice AND it tastes good. 

[23:33] There is no replacement for whole food blending.

[28:57] Organifi generates a healthy and fun environment as part of their corporate culture.

 

Sponsors: 

Organifi - Use the code ‘Fit2fat2fit’ for 20% your entire order

Four Sigmatic - 10% off your order with this link 

Dollar Workout Club 

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Organifi

@organifi on Instagram

Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead

Alpha Reset 

The Game of Life and How to Play It by Florence Shinn

Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill 

The Kybalion by Three Initiates

Transform with Drew’s Fit2Fat2Fit 6-month Program 

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook 

Fit2Fat2Fit Book 

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP094: The Real Science Behind a Ketogenic Diet and Lifestyle

Jul 5, 2017 55:32

Description:

This week, Drew chats with Ryan Lowery, the President and Co-Founder of the Applied Science and Performance Institute and co-author of the new book, The Ketogenic Bible. Ryan is rapidly becoming one of the premiere sports scientists in the nation. He and Jacob Wilson aka the Muscle Ph.D., perform clinical studies on human performance.

Today’s conversation focuses on all things keto including keto and Crossfit, keto as a lifestyle, keto for muscle gain and the use of exogenous ketones for physical and cognitive boosts.   

Check out Drew's simple, 60-day Jump Start to Keto program it includes meal plans, workouts and more. If you like this podcast subscribe & review it on iTunes | Stitcher.

 

Key Takeaways:

[05:51] Ryan's origin story includes an early passion for athletics which led to disseminating science and research to the masses.

[08:32] When Ryan was introduced to keto there were no meal plans or guidelines. 

[13:31] What applications make the ketogenic diet and lifestyle unique?

[21:05] Ketones not only preserve muscle mass they reduce fat at the same time. 

[26:49] Keto, keto adaptation, and Crossfit.

[32:21] Studying a keto traditional, cyclical and targeted lifestyle change. 

[38:00] Ryan describes exogenous ketones and endogenous ketones and their uses. 

[46:49] Protein intake on a ketogenic diet should be based on the individual. 

 

Sponsors: 

Four Sigmatic - 10% off your order with this link 

Dollar Workout Club 

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Applied Science and Performance Institute 

The Ketogenic Bible by Ryan Lowery and Jacob Wilson

Ketogains 

Transform with Drew’s Fit2Fat2Fit 6-month Program 

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook 

Fit2Fat2Fit Book 

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com 

 

EP093: Acoustic Wave Therapy for Erectile Dysfunction

Jun 28, 2017 53:07

Description:

On this week’s episode, Drew welcomes Dr. Gains, Chief Medical Officer of HealthGains to describe how Acoustic Wave technology works, what it can do for the body and how it can be used synergistically with other treatments as part of an overall wellness plan. 

Drew shares the details of his trip to Miami to experience the GainsWave Therapy aka Acoustic Wave or Shock Wave Therapy for himself. He experienced positive results from the treatment and he shares all the details. 

Check out Drew's 60-day Jump Start to Keto program it includes meal plans, workouts and more. If you like this podcast subscribe & review it on iTunes | Stitcher.

 

Key Takeaways:

[07:12] Dr. Gains intended to attend veterinary school but then changed his focus toward humans. 

[13:25] Acoustic (Shock) Wave Therapy does work for erectile dysfunction. 

[16:30] What is an 'o' shot and a 'p' shot? 

[21:08] How does Acoustic Wave Therapy work?

[26:49] Big Pharma makes $5 Billion annually on Viagra and Cialis and they are not curing the issue.

[31:21] Drew's personal testimonial of the procedure.

[40:04] How to find out more about GainsWave Therapy. 

[47:01] Bio-identical hormones versus synthetic injections. 

[48:25] Drew noticed a positive, noticeable difference. 

 

Sponsors: 

Four Sigmatic - 10% off your order with this link 

Dollar Workout Club 

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

HealthGains

GAINSwave 

Ben Greenfield Podcast

Transform with Drew’s Fit2Fat2Fit 6-month Program 

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook 

Fit2Fat2Fit Book 

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com 

 

EP092: Salt: The Controversial Nutrient

Jun 21, 2017 47:49

Description:

Drew welcomes the author of The Salt Fix Dr. James DiNicolantonio to the podcast. Dr. James is a respected cardiovascular research scientist, Doctor of Pharmacy, the Associate Editor of the cardiology journal, Open Heart and has co-authored hundreds of medical research papers. His insights have been featured in the New York Times, Forbes and Men's Health and more. 

Dr. James shares the truth about the amount of salt the human body needs and how it supports a healthy lifestyle. 

Check out Drew's new 60-day Jump Start to Keto program and Subscribe & Review this podcast on iTunes | Stitcher.

Key Takeaways:

[07:43] Where did the idea of 'salt is bad for you' come from?

[10:34] What happens to the body when we eat salt and when we don't get enough salt? 

[14:25] What is the best kind of salt for the body?

[18:17] Salt intake lowers your heart rate and help you to stay cooler during workouts. 

[27:38] In a normal American diet, 80% of the salt intake is from processed foods. 

[31:12] In his book The Salt Fix, Dr. James details the 100-year history of the salt wars. 

[33:09] How does salt affect sleep, sexual performance, and fertility? 

[39:02] Does salt cause water retention? 

 

Sponsors: 

Organifi Green Juice - 20% off with this link 

Four Sigmatic - 10% off your order with this link 

Dollar Workout Club 

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

The Salt Fix 

@DrJamesDinic on Twitter 

Dr. James Dinic on Facebook

Transform with Drew’s Fit2Fat2Fit 6-month Program 

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook 

Fit2Fat2Fit Book 

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com 

 

EP091: How to Make Your Food Indulgent with Spices

Jun 14, 2017 01:04:00

Description:

Need small, actionable, easy steps to help you attain your fitness goals? Sprinkling spices on your food is super easy and it can help you lose weight. Drew welcomes Masala Body creator, Nagina Abdullah to the podcast. Nagina transformed her life and lost 40 pounds all while making the food she ate taste better. She shares the 4 must have spices you need to start your transformation and spices kids love too! 

We all know you just can’t sprinkle some cinnamon on ice cream and expect results but during this episode, you learn what does work and where to find delicious spice filled recipes even busy moms can make. 

Check out Drew's new 60-day Jump Start to Keto program and Subscribe & Review this podcast on iTunes | Stitcher.

 

Key Takeaways:

[10:36] Nagina always struggled to have the body she always wanted until she attained her magical weight. 

[18:02] Spices have been revered for thousands of years plus, they help you lose weight. 

[20:28] Cinnamon lowers blood sugar and curbs sugar cravings. 

[25:33] Turmeric is anti-inflammatory and it lowers your fat storage. 

[31:28] Cumin helps you burn fat 3x's faster than if you are not using it. 

[36:08] Cayenne pepper increases your metabolism and curbs your appetite. 

[43:46] Nagina started her blog, Masala to share recipes and tips in bite-sized pieces.

[45:50] Spice Yourself Skinny includes a detox week and a debloating phase.  

[48:39] Women commonly elevate others and put themselves last. 

[55:20] The Lightning Round 

 

Sponsors: 

Organifi Green Juice - 20% off with this link 

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Masala Body - Special for Fit2Fat2Fit Listeners

Spice Yourself Skinny 

Masala Body on Facebook

Women, Food and Desire by Alex Jamieson 

Transform with Drew’s Fit2Fat2Fit 6-month Program 

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook 

Fit2Fat2Fit Book 

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP090: Nutritional Ketogenics 101

May 23, 2017 36:41

Description:

In this solo episode, Drew breaks down ketogenics in easy to swallow, bite-sized pieces. These basic facts and details will eliminate the intimidation many people feel when trying to understand the science behind a keto diet. Drew shares his personal experience of fasting, the benefits of keeping your body in ketosis, three common mistakes people make when attempting keto for the first time, and best-practice testing methods.

Check out Drew's new 60-day Jump Start to Keto program and Subscribe & Review this podcast on iTunes | Stitcher.

 

Key Takeaways:

[07:25] The science of nutritional ketosis.

[11:05] Drew's recommended macronutrient ratio is 70% fat. 25% protein and 5% carbs.

[12:05] To get into ketosis you can fast, eat a keto diet or take exogenous ketones.

[15:09] The 3 mistakes people make when attempting ketosis.

[18:01] The keto flu.

[20:22] How do I know if I am in ketosis?

[27:48] The benefits of a keto diet.

[32:54] Don't get too wrapped up in the numbers when tracking.

 

Sponsors:

Dry Farm Wines - Get a bottle of wine for $.01 using this code.

Organifi Green Juice - 20% off if you use this link

Quest Keto

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Keto Clarity by Jimmy Moore

Precision Xtra

Keto OS

Transform with Drew’s Fit2Fat2Fit 6-month Program

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP089: Monitor Glucose Levels for Optimum Nutrition

May 17, 2017 01:06:34

Description:

Robb Wolf joins Drew on this educational podcast about the importance of understanding your unique nutritional needs. Robb grew up in a family who didn’t stress the importance of a healthy lifestyle or nutrition. During his college years, Robb experimented with his diet and basically stressed out his body. He ended up with ulcerative colitis and, instead of removing half of his intestinal tract, he decided to change his nutritional life. Robb’s new book, Wired to Eat, looks at the science associated with a body’s glucose levels.

Drew and Robb discuss medical technologies, why one diet doesn’t fit all and parenting during the nutritional crisis in the U.S. 

Check out Drew's new 60-day Jump Start to Keto program and Subscribe & Review this podcast on iTunes | Stitcher.

 

Key Takeaways:

[05:33] At 26, Robb had worn his body down due to unhealthy eating and sleeping habits.

[16:22] Robb had to rethink his program after clients found early success but then became exhausted.

[22:59] For Robb, every meal is a simple equation.

[29:43] Humans should be metabolically flexible. 

[31:32] Wired to Eat was inspired by a detailed study on blood glucose levels.

[41:03] Always apply medical technologies in a manner consistent with a healthy lifestyle. 

[46:53] We are genetically wired to eat more and move less.

[54:24] Robb's children understand the concept of healthy eating.

[1:02:52] The Lightning Round.

 

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Robb Wolf

@dasrobbwolf on Instagram

The Zone by Barry Sears

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Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

 

EP088: Transforming Your Inner Critic Into an Inner Coach

May 10, 2017 58:21

Description:

Drew has many podcasts about the physical side of transformation but he knows it takes more than meal plans and planks to truly transform. So, he asked Master Life Coach, Christine Hassler to join him on the show to talk about the mental and emotional side of transformation. Christine shares the story of how she had to hit rock bottom before she could look at her problems in a different way. This enlightening conversation touches on weight release, parenting and how to make your inner critic an ally instead of an enemy.   

In addition to her work as a life coach, Christine is the author of three books and host of the Over and On With It podcast. She also leads seminars and workshops for men and women.

Check out Drew's new 60-day Jump Start to Keto program and Subscribe & Review this podcast on iTunes | Stitcher.

 

Key Takeaways:

[10:12] As a child, Christine felt as though she didn't belong so she became an overachiever to compensate.

[12:55] After leaving her 'successful' life behind, Christine hit rock bottom.

[16:28] People kept saying "You should be a coach" so Christine became a coach.

[20:14] Expectation Hangover includes emotional, mental, spiritual and behavioral tools to deal with disappointment.

[24:23] Excess weight can be emotional baggage or a form of emotional protection.

[34:54] Drew asks Christine about finding a balanced approach to parenting.

[40:55] How to break through a cycle of self-sabotage and negative self-talk.

[50:10] How Christine maintains a healthy mind and body.

[52:57] The Lightning Round.

 

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Christine Hassler

The Over On With It Podcast

Christine Hassler Books and Courses

@christinehassler on Instagram

Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

Transform with Drew’s Fit2Fat2Fit 6-month Program

Fit2Fat2Fit

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Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

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Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP087: Introducing the Transform App

May 3, 2017 01:05:20

Description:

Drew welcomes back Chris and Heidi Powell to the podcast. They introduce us to their new Transform app and describe the extreme amount of effort they built into every program, every nutrition plan and every meal guide. They are even guest customer service reps when you need help! They also talk about their retirement from the TV show, Extreme Weight Loss, switching from Crossfit to Physique and how they balance their family life, their work life, their married life and their fitness goals.

Check out Drew's new 60-day Jump Start to Keto program and Subscribe & Review this podcast on iTunes | Stitcher.

 

Key Takeaways:

[07:00] After seeing 'Extreme Weight Loss' more than 400,000 people wrote to Chris and Heidi asking for help.

[15:25] Finding a balance in having a family and a popular tv show is easier for Chris than Heidi.

[20:30] Chris and Heidi don't hold grudges, they fight like brothers and sisters.

[23:39] What keeps them grounded as a married couple?

[29:25] The Transform App has fitness programs built by the best in the business.

[38:53] Chris and Heidi discuss switching from Crossfit to competing in a Physique Competition.

[50:20] Weekly life lessons come as part of the Transform App addresses the mental and emotional aspects of transformation.

 

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Mentioned in This Episode:

The Transform App or search Transform app on Google Play or the Apple store

Chris Powell

Chris on Facebook

Heidi Powell

Heidi on Facebook

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Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP086: Embrace the Fat!

Apr 26, 2017 58:09

Description:

Drew provides more great keto information on today’s podcast with guest, Jason Wittrock. Jason is a fitness model, a bodybuiling.com spokesperson, a father and a true believer in a keto lifestyle. He shares his keto experience through videos on his Youtube channel which has more than 60K subscribers. During his experiment of eating 4000 calories a day for 21 days, he lost 2 pounds. He says a positive attitude and patience are required to stick with the program but the strategy is solid.

Check out Drew's new 60-day Jump Start to Keto program and Subscribe & Review this podcast on iTunes | Stitcher.

 

Key Takeaways:

[10:22] Jason was introduced to keto during a volunteer experience treating mentally disabled kids.

[13:54] Jason had to learn how to eat a healthy diet even after being a wrestler and bodybuilder.

[18:59] Not all carbs are created equal, transitioning into keto.

[27:54] A typical day in Jason's 21-day, 4000 calorie experiment.

[41:02] Measuring your keto levels; It's not a competition.

[45:47] Be a realistic and have a carb day or a cheat meal every so often.

[47:15] Big mistakes people make when starting a keto diet.

[54:21] How to find out more about Jason Wittrock.

 

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Jason Wittrock on YouTube

Bodybuilding.com

Why We Get Fat by Gary Taubes

EAS

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Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP085: The Mental & Emotional Aspects of Food Cravings

Apr 19, 2017 52:18

Description:

Your food cravings are emotional responses to your need to soothe yourself says Drew’s guest expert, Stephanie Dodier. Stephanie is an eating coach and a graduate of the Institute of Holistic Nutrition. She has studied the mental and emotional side of transformation through alternative therapies. She shares her story of losing 100 pounds and still being unhappy because she had no mind-body connection. Stephanie believes women have a harder time overcoming food cravings, a breathing technique can help stave off cravings and most people need to re-work their relationship with food.

Check out Drew's new 60-day Jump Start to Keto program and Subscribe & Review this podcast on iTunes | Stitcher.

 

Key Takeaways:

[07:35] After a physical breakdown, Stephanie knew a prescription wasn't the solution to her health problems.

[10:50] Stephanie's doctor recommended adding food to her diet to help her lose 100 pounds.

[14:09] What do you do when you are 100 pounds lighter but still not happy?

[18:07] Nutrition and fitness are important but they don't represent the whole picture of good health.

[20:55] Food cravings may be harder for women to overcome than for men.

[26:02] Step #1 is to be your own person before you are your title or function.

[32:56] Re-work your relationship to food by cleaning up your diet and quieting your mind.

[39:19] Finding another way to soothe yourself without using food.

[44:54] The Keto Connector is about the mind-body connection to the low-carb keto approach.

[47:21] Constant Craving by Doreen Virtue is about the non-scientific aspect of food cravings.

 

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Stephanie Dodier

Beyond the Food Podcast

The Keto Connector

Constant Craving by Doreen Virtue

Transform with Drew’s Fit2Fat2Fit 6-month Program

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP084: Artificial Estrogen, Infertility and Unwanted Weight Gain

Apr 11, 2017 58:41

Description:

Most traditional diet plans consists of what foods to eat and which to avoid. Drew’s guest Dr. Anthony Jay tells us why we need to go deeper than just the food we put in our mouths. Dr. Jay’s book, Estrogeneration: How Estrogenics Are Making You Fat, Sick, and Infertile tackles the overlooked topic of estrogens in our environment. This eye-opening episode will make you more aware of the common products in your kitchen and bathroom that may be keeping you from the healthy lifestyle you deserve.

Check out Drew's new 60-day Jump Start to Keto program. It includes everything you need including a food list, exercise help and instructions on how to do the diet. Plus, you can do the workouts at home with no equipment.

 

Key Takeaways:

[13:28] Dr. Jay found by changing his diet he was changing his life.

[17:04] Estrogeneration and the top 10 chemicals making us sick.

[28:10] Why estrogen bad for you. 

[32:12] Parents can pass infertility on to future generations through artificial estrogen exposure.

[34:17] Preventive measures you can take to lower your artificial estrogen exposure.

[41:00] Red #40 food dye is so many products that we use every day.

[42:34] Testosterone levels in American's are half of what they were in 1940.

[47:09] Self-care products without artificial estrogens that work for Dr. Jay.

[52:06] Common everyday products to stay away from.

 

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Estrogeneration Book

Chagrin & Tonic YouTube Channel

AJ Consulting Company

@ajcco_com on Twitter

International Medicinal Research Collaborative

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Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

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Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP083: Customized Nutritious Meals Delivered to Your Door

Apr 5, 2017 59:08

Description:

Angela Martindale is a nutritionist who created the Meals that Transform program. In Utah, the program focuses on bringing customized organic meals to client’s doorsteps. In other parts of the world, Angela sells protein products and offers online coaching. Her Ultimate Lifestyle web series is available for free on her website. She joins Drew today to discuss the power of positive self-talk, how eating tv dinners as a child helped to change her life and how she overcame excessive bullying as a child due to her very visible port-wine stain.

 

Key Takeaways:

[9:53] A port-wine stain on her face was nature’s way of making Angela unique.

[15:48] There is so much more to being a woman than what you look like. 

[18:31] When Angela removed gluten and dairy from her diet she got healthy.

[24:57] The Ultimate Transformation components include mind, body, spirit and self-talk.

[32:43] Angela has free videos to help people transform their lives on her website.

[40:02] Nutrition is the most controversial subject you will ever explore.

[43:45] Fresh, organic meals delivered directly to your door.

[53:04] The Lightning Round.

 

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Meals That Transform

@mealsthattransform on Facebook

You Are a Badass by Jen Sincero

Transform with Drew’s Fit2Fat2Fit 6-month Program

Fit2Fat2Fit

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Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP082: Overeating is an Uncomfortable Comfort

Mar 29, 2017 01:17:07

Description:

Drew welcomes George Bryant, aka the Civilized Caveman. George candidly shares his life journey which includes a rocky upbringing, battles with low self-esteem and bulimia, almost losing his legs, PTSD and being hit by a car during a triathlon in Hawaii. But don’t be fooled, this is not a sad story. During a tour of duty in Afghanistan, George came upon a book that changed his life forever. Inspired by that book George wrote, The Paleo Kitchen, which is a New York Times bestseller. He now inspires people through his Hugs and Bacon membership community and provides paleo recipes on his website.

 

Key Takeaways:

[11:48] George describes his early relationship with food as ‘eating his emotions’.

[18:11] George became obsessed with bodybuilding while in the Marine Corps, which led to a bad case of Compartment Syndrome.

[27:05] After almost losing his legs and 9-months of physical therapy, George completed a triathlon.

[28:40] From 2004-2008, George just can’t seem to catch a break.

[32:57] How finding paleo changed George’s life.

[37:34] People use food as a form of escapism and is a reflection of how they feel about themselves.

[43:49] The 5 “A’s” to overcome any adversity.

[54:49] How you view food is how you view your life. 

[1:00:29] Hugs and Bacon Tribe.

[1:09:24] The Lightning Round

 

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Civilized Caveman Cooking

Hugs and Bacon Membership Community - Free 14 day trial

The Paleo Kitchen

@CivilizedCaveman on Twitter

Transform with Drew’s Fit2Fat2Fit 6-month Program

Fit2Fat2Fit

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Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

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Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP081: Supplements: The Truth is in the Testing

Mar 22, 2017 01:04:41

Description:

Drew’s guest, Dr. Shawn Wells is known as ‘The World’s Greatest Formulator’. He uses his unique blend of knowledge to create balanced and nutritional supplements for well-known manufacturers, including BioTRUST. Shawn is super smart and has more letters behind his name than are in the alphabet. During the show, he details the story of how a stranger changed his life by telling him to follow his passions. He shares common supplement industry scams such as dry lab, misleading labels and low-quality ingredients. His advice to consumers is to buy only high-quality supplements from reputable companies. If it’s HOT and NEW, it’s not for you.

Join the Fit2Fat2Fit private Facebook Community and ‘like’ Drew’s Facebook page for giveaways and group chats.

 

Key Takeaways:

[10:28] Shawn was exposed to the benefits of supplements from his mom’s side hustle.

[12:06] A complete stranger advised Shawn to follow his passion and forget about the money.

[16:57] If you want to be a Sports Nutritionist you’d better study nutrition. 

[19:14] Shawn became a well-known formulator by putting in the hours. 

[27:03] Flavoring plays a major part in making a successful supplement.

[30:03] You won’t believe these supplement scams!

[47:12] What led Shawn down the keto path?

[51:02] Even nutritionist let their health slip every once in awhile.

[55:20] What should people expect from the supplement industry in the next 5-10 years?

 

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Zonehalo

@zonehalo on Twitter

BioTRUST

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Fit2Fat2Fit

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Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

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Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

 

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

 

EP080: Real, On-The-Go Nutrition

Mar 15, 2017 56:42

Description:

Drew welcomes the owner and founder of DNX bars, John Rooney. John started DNX Bars to provide a nutritious option for people who are on the go. John spent 20 years running his own business and not paying attention to his wellness. At age 50, when he sold his company, he decided he was going to turn his lifestyle on its head and start being good to himself. John found getting into the ‘Meat Snack’ industry was fairly simple but making real food to nourish people was a bit more challenging. It was a challenge he was willing to accept. When John realized government nutrition labels were a farce, he was determined to get people and food manufacturers involved in DNX’s Declaration of Transparency to educate people of a product's true ingredients, without being deceived by jargon and workarounds.

Join the Fit2Fat2Fit private Facebook Community and ‘like’ the Facebook page for giveaways and group chats.

 

Key Takeaways:

[10:42] At the age of 50, John decided it was time to make a change in his health.

[14:48] Fat and a Paleo lifestyle helped John meet his fitness goals.

[18:45] The American Sugar Association paid Ph.D.’s to purposely mislead the American public.

[22:27] John was approached by several meat snack companies before creating DNX Bars.

[28:44] It cost much more to use 100% grass-fed, pasture raised meat but it is something John believes everybody should be doing. 

[31:52] Some healthy, unusual foods included in DNX Bars.

[35:27] The Declaration of Transparency is DNX’s request to other food manufacturers’ to stop deceiving people about nutrition.

[49:42] DNX Bars can be found on Amazon and at 250 retail locations.

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

DNX Bars

DNX Bars on Facebook

Barefoot Provisions

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Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

 

EP079: Medicinal Mushrooms Enhance Physical and Mental Performance

Mar 8, 2017 58:19

Description:

Drew welcomes Four Sigmatic Founder and natural health expert, Tero Isokauppila. Tero tells his story of being a 13th generation farmer from Finland who, as a child, foraged for mushrooms and wild plants. Tero’s educational background in chemistry and plant-based nutrition augment his inherent curiosity to discover all the benefits the natural world has to offer. During the podcast, he shares information on why Four Sigmatic uses the dual extraction process, the difference between culinary and medicinal mushrooms and his recommendation on which mushrooms you can easily add into your daily routine.

 

Key Takeaways:

[10:52] How Tero accidentally discovered a Matsutake mushroom.

[14:48] Tero noticed immediately how mushrooms affected his physical performance.

[19:38] The Four Sigmatic dual extraction process offers the complimentary benefits of Cordyceps.

[23:10]  The difference between culinary mushrooms and medicinal mushrooms.

[30:51] Why the name Four Sigmatic?

[31:54] The Tim Ferriss Effect.

[36:50] Tero’s advice for inserting medicinal mushrooms into your daily routine.

[40:58] The Mushroom Academy E-Learning Course and Find My Shroom

[42:00] Tero adjusts his diet based on seasons and lifestyle.

[52:46] Tero answers Drew’s rapid fire questions. 

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Four Sigmatic

@foursigmatic on Twitter

@iamtero on Instagram

IHerb

Mushroom Science

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Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP078: Heal Your Skin from Within

Mar 1, 2017 58:25

Description:

Dr. Trevor Cates aka The Spa Dr. joins Drew to discuss the importance of properly caring for the human body’s largest organ, the skin. Dr. Cates is a licensed naturopathic practitioner who is a wealth of information regarding overall health and wellness. Her Skin Quiz website and her The Spa Dr. podcast are informative and free resources designed to help people educate themselves on how to maintain healthy skin. During this conversation, you will learn which foods are beneficial and detrimental to the health of your skin, which ingredients to watch out for in your personal care products and how to get a free copy of Dr. Cates’ book.

Dr. Trevor Cates is giving away FREE copies of her new book, Clean Skin From Within, Get your FREE copy now!

Key Takeaways:

[10:30] Your skin is a magic mirror into your overall health.

[11:34] Health problems in her youth led Dr. Cates to look at health in a holistic way.

[16:00] Changes in the skin can be warning signs or an effective tool to prompt dietary changes.

[20:41] Dr. Cates’ Skin Quiz website reveals your skin type and a plan of action to repair issues.

[23:46] Foods that cause skin problems.

[28:29] Foods to eat to nourish skin.

[34:53] Which ingredients should be avoided when choosing skin care products?

[42:11] Why PH balance and natural actives are important for skin care.

[44:26] The effects of coconut oil and alcohol consumption on the skin.

[49:32] DIY skin care recipes are included in Dr. Cates, Clean Skin from Within, book.

[51:09] The Lightning Round.

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

The Spa Dr.

The Spa Dr. Podcast

Clean Skin from Within - Get the book Free!

The Skin Quiz

Transform with Drew’s Fit2Fat2Fit 6-month Program

Fit2Fat2Fit

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Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP077: Focus On Quality Not Calories

Feb 21, 2017 01:08:17

Description:

Independent Beachbody Coaches, Danielle and Darren Natoni join Drew for a personal conversation about how they met, their food and fitness habits and how they blended their lives together with children involved. Darren and Danielle had very different lives before meeting each other during an Insanity infomercial. Danielle was doing whatever it took to get the life she wanted for herself and her children and Darren was trying on jobs to see what fit him best. After becoming friends at work, they fell in love and are now a fitness industry power couple.

Interested in a complete 6-month physical, mental and emotional Transformation?

 

Key Takeaways:

[6:56] Darren and Daniel fell into friendship and it all started with the Insanity infomercial.

[11:46] Darren has had everybody’s dream job including Snowboard Terrain Park Ranger, DJ and DEA agent.

[17:26] Danielle is a self-described workhorse, hustler.

[23:01] How Danielle and Darren got involved with Insanity. 

[31:46] As independent Beachbody Coaches you are your own CEO.

[35:49] The couple does what makes them feel optimum every day.

[44:47] Health should be the #1 fitness goal, not looks.

[48:25] How Darren and Danielle integrated their lives and families.

[1:00:29] The Lightning Round.

 

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Fit and Funky

Darren Natoni

@fitandfunky on Twitter

Team Fit and Funky on Facebook

Insanity

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Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

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Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP076: Flexible Dieting Sheds the Shame

Feb 15, 2017 01:00:21

Description:

Drew welcomes Dr. Layne Norton to the podcast. Dr. Norton believes a flexible dieting system is the path to achieving long-term fitness goals. He is a bodybuilding and physique coach, an armchair Youtuber and he has earned a little thing called a Ph.D., in nutritional sciences. Dr. Norton weighs in on ketogenesis in relation to diseases such as Alzheimer's, cancer and epilepsy and his new Avatar software which offers up scientifically-based guidance for those looking to be held accountable without hiring a fitness coach.    

 

Key Takeaways:

[7:19] Dr. Layne Norton was picked on as a kid but that wasn’t the only reason he started lifting.

[11:35] Make time for priorities in life.

[20:02] The flexible diet system allows for all foods but you must budget your intake.

[30:25] Dr. Norton shares his thoughts on popular diets. 

[34:47] Acknowledging trade-offs is the key to reaching nutritional goals.

[38:53] Dieting should be based on individual needs and not a definite right or wrong.

[45:53] A ketogenic diet is a viable treatment for sufferers of epilepsy, cancer and Alzheimer's.

[52:15] Avatar Nutrition software is for people who want science-based guidance and accountability.

[54:36] Carbon Biolayne supplements and individual coaching are how Dr. Norton offers something for everyone.

 

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Avatar Nutrition

Biolayne

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Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

 

EP075: Discover Your Competitive Edge by Strengthening Pelvic Floor Muscles

Feb 8, 2017 56:55

Description:

Drew welcomes Dr. Monique Middlekauff to the show. Monique is a Clinical Exercise Physiologist, a researcher of pelvic floor function, a Certified Higher Education Teaching Specialist and a woman who knows about incontinence. She joins Drew to discuss her findings of who is most at risk for pelvic floor dysfunction, which exercises for pelvic floor muscles can help strengthen and repair them and how using her new program can help athletes find their competitive edge.

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Key Takeaways:

[9:25] Monique was drawn to speak with people in a way that connected with them.

[14:35] Muscular endurance can help gauge a person’s level of fitness.

[18:14] Monique has completed a marathon and competed in a figure competition.

[23:34] Monique describes her dissertation which focused on pelvic floor strength and support.

[32:57] Ways to improve your pelvic floor strength.

[36:16] The benefit of using biofeedback tools for quantitative results.

[40:16] Finding your edge and what sets you apart by working on your pelvic floor.

[41:16] Monique defends her findings on pelvic floor strength.

[44:31] Women should address pelvic floor dysfunction issues immediately.

[45:47] Mothers should take the time to repair and recover after vaginal childbirth.

[48:14] Monique and Natalie Hodson are forming a program for women.

[50:18] The Lightning Round.

 

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Monique Middlekauff

Exercise and Movement Science on Facebook

Exercise and Sports Science on Instagram

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Fit2Fat2Fit

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Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

 

EP074: Find Your Tribe at PALEO F(X) 2017

Feb 1, 2017 55:51

Description:

Find your tribe in Austin at the upcoming PALEO F(X) Conference in May. Drew talks with Michelle Norris, co-founder of the event and CEO of Paleo f(x). Michelle shares her history of the early days in the Paleo movement, her personal nutritional struggles before paleo and what inspired her and Ken to create the conference. She provides the lowdown on what to expect from the speakers (Drew included) at the conference and which interactive presentation are sure to educate and entertain. And, if you are an entrepreneur in a health related field be sure to listen to the information Michelle provides about the EE f(x) or the Evolved Entrepreneur f(x).

Do you want to transform your life? Drew is prepared to help you do it with his new 6-month Fat2Fit program.

 

Key Takeaways:

[7:42] Michelle Norris describes the Paleo f(x) origin story.

[11:26] How paleo changed Michelle and Ken Morris’s lives.

[23:26] People don’t consider the chemicals and antibiotics they ingest when they eat food raised on industrial farms.

[25:16] The 6th annual PALEO F(X) conference is about a holistic lifestyle.

[31:13] Vetting true paleo lifestyle providers versus companies only making money off the word paleo.

[35:06] Whole foods are the key to good health.

[39:34] PALEO F(X) in May will feature world-class speakers and interactive workshops.

[42:08] PFX FITscore competition information.

[50:06] Contact information for Evolved Entrepreneur f(x) or EE f(x).

 

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Mentioned in This Episode:

PALEO F(X) Conference

Paleo f(x)

@PaleoFX on Twitter

EE f(x)

Transform with Drew’s Fit2Fat2Fit 6-month Program

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

 

EP073: Your Fitness Journey Has to Be About More Than Looking Good

Jan 25, 2017 01:02:49

Description:

Drew’s guest is fitness legend, Tony Horton. Tony is best known for the P90X brand but his fitness philosophy expands to much more than that. During today’s episode, Tony shares his holistic approach to well-being, which includes nutrition, workouts, yoga, recovery and self-care. As a trainer and fitness coach, Tony says it is important to be aware that the fitness journeys of others will not mirror your own. However, if you possess the right communication skills you can help anyone live a healthier life.  

Do you want to Transform your life? Drew is prepared to help you do it with his new 6-month Fit2Fat2Fit program.

 

Key Takeaways:

[8:39] How Tony Horton transitioned his acting career to become a fitness legend.

[12:43] Gaining credibility in the fitness industry back in the day.

[18:19] Communication is the foundation to building a business.

[20:55] Tony on being conscious of the fitness journeys of others.

[27:42] What is your fitness philosophy?

[36:09] There is a certain amount of genetics at play but everyone can be healthy.

[40:53] Yoga is about being well-rounded physically, emotionally and spiritually.

[44:30] Tony is ever-evolving and he now has personal care products made from natural ingredients.

[47:44] The Big Picture and getting back to fitness basics with a new course.

[51:30] Recovering from injuries is easy with yoga.

[57:40] The Lightning Round.

 

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Tony Horton Life

@tonyhortonfit

The Big Picture:11 Laws That Will Change Your Life

Living Large Fitness Course

TH Care Products

Transform with Drew’s Fit2Fat2Fit 6-month Program

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP072: SEXYFIT is Healthy Fit

Jan 18, 2017 01:04:30

Description:

Drew’s guest today, Zlata Sushchik, moved to the US at the age of 16. As a teenager, Zlata really wanted to fit in. When a dance teacher sneered at her because of her gut, she reached out to another teenager who would lead her into the world of high school bodybuilding. Zlata shares her intimate reasons for stepping out of the bodybuilding industry, how she broke through the traditional fitness programs to design a program with nutrition as its foundation and how she created the SEXYFIT Method, Podcast and Brand.   

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Key Takeaways:

[8:04] Zlata moved to the U.S. when she was just 16 and spoke very little English. 

[13:44] Zlata’s fitness journey started after a dance teacher scolded her for having a gut.

[22:37] The bodybuilding industry is black and white but nutrition isn’t black and white.

[28:23] Zlata felt she could control the way she looked even when her life felt out of control.

[31:21] SEXYFIT’s origin story.

[38:18] The SEXYFIT method is a step-by-step guide to complete food freedom, loving our body and reclaiming our life.

[41:12] The Food Freedom step.

[44:40] The Simple Fitness step.

[46:43] The Layer of Accountability step. 

[48:50] The Power of Community step.

[53:58] The Lightning Round.

 

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Mentioned in This Episode:

SEXYFIT

THE SEXYFIT METHOD Book

@iamsexyfit on Twitter

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP071: Astaxanthin and Spirulina Naturally

Jan 11, 2017 53:23

Description:

Direct from Drew’s old stomping ground in Kona on the big island of Hawaii, Dr. Gerry, Alika Ho’omana and Agnes are on the podcast today to discuss all things Astaxanthin and Spirulina. Dr. Gerry is the founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Nutrex, the company behind BioAstin. He has been researching the benefits of microalgae for decades. He shares information gathered from clinical studies on the effects of Nutrex products on the human body as well as why Nutrex products are the cleanest in the industry. Alika and Agnes speak about their real life results and how they integrate BioAstin in their daily routines.

 

Key Takeaways:

[5:50] Origin stories from Agnes, Alika and Dr. Gerry. 

[14:04] Low-quality Spirulina from Mexico was dirty with heavy metals and bacteria.

[17:39] Astaxanthin is the world’s most powerful, natural antioxidant.

[20:33] The extraction process for Nutrex products is solvent free.

[21:11] The noticeable effects of Spirulina and Astaxanthin in the human body.

[23:06] Alika started taking BioAstin to assist with sunburns he got while playing tennis.

[27:00] The difference between synthetic (nature identical) and natural Astaxanthin.

[30:25] Human clinical studies show Astaxanthin is beneficial to many areas of the body.

[37:00] Dogs benefit from BioAstin.

[40:09] Processed foods take their toll on the Polynesian people of Hawaii.

[43:43] Alika almost took a Fit2Fat2Fit journey. 

[45:35] The group answers Drew’s rapid fire questions.

 

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Mentioned in This Episode:

BioAstin - Get 40% off any product by using the code Fit2Fat2Fit

I Take BioAstin

BioAstin in Facebook

Ho’omana Strength and Conditioning

Cyanotech

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP070: You Don’t Have to Suffer Through Sobriety

Jan 4, 2017 58:32

Description:

Drinking alcohol helps to reduce mind-chatter and in proper dosages, wine can help to enhance creative development and expression. Wine even brings more love into the world says Drew’s guest, Todd White.

Todd is a biohacker and creator Dry Farm Wines. All Dry Farm Wines are collected from artisans who produce non-irrigated, ketogenic, natural wines. Todd shares information about the government conspiracies to keep ingredient labels off of wine packaging, why alcohol content percentages can’t be trusted and why irrigation is used by tank farms solely for the purpose of producing quantity, not quality wines. Todd also details his morning ritual which includes breath fitness techniques and meditation. Plus, all Fit2Fat2Fit listeners get a bottle of Dry Farm Wines for only a penny!

 

Key Takeaways:

[6:19] The reason why there are no nutrition labels on alcohol.

[10:07] Todd’s pursuit of better health and ketosis led him to make natural wines.

[16:57] Alcohol, in the right dose, enhances creative development and expression.

[20:16] How drinking works.

[24:31] The amount of alcohol listed on the bottle doesn’t need to be correct.

[25:58] Alcohol is a domino drug which means the faster you drink the more you want to drink.

[27:11] The Glorious Exception; We all fall down.

[35:01] Dry Farms only accept 30% of the artisan wine they taste and test.

[37:02] In the U.S. 52% of all wines are made by three giant companies in tank farms.

[43:43] Wemhoff breath fitness and meditation are the greatest biohacks of all time.

[47:50] Cold thermogenesis and cold training require mental focus.

[52:02] Todd answers Drew’s rapid fire questions.

 

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Dry Farm Wines

@dryfarmwines

todd@dryfarmwines.com

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

 

EP069: Looking at Digestion in a Feng Shui Kind of Way

Dec 28, 2016 59:46

Description:

Listen up ladies and men with important ladies in their lives! Today’s episode has important nutritional information you are interested in. Drew’s guest Melissa Ramos describes how cleaning out your digestive tract and make you healthy and happy. She shares the cause of sore boobs, anxiety, and cramps you experience during your period. She offers up the dirty details on what your poop reveals about your mental health and steps you can take to enjoy sex again!

Melissa Ramos is a nutritionist who focuses on Chinese medicinal therapy. She is the owner of Sexy Food Therapy, a brand that focuses on digestion and hormone imbalances. Melissa is a guest expert on CTV’s The Social, she gives Ted Talks and is one of Canada’s rising health and wellness stars as cited by FLARE Magazine.

 

Key Takeaways:

[8:43] Melissa worked for the devil before studying nutrition and Chinese medicine.

[12:58] Women get the progesterone blues when their stress hormones compete with their sex hormones.

[18:00] Many women don’t understand what is really going on in their bodies.

[21:49] How Melissa became the “Poop Whisperer.”

[24:45] Understanding bowel movements, digestive health and vaginal health.

[32:21] Depression comes from the gut.

[33:34] Sore boobs, anxiety and cramps? Common period symptoms that are not normal.

[40:50] You can suffer through it or get on the path to getting better.

[43:06] The Sexy Lady Balls Group promotes mental and physical well-being.

[46:20] Sex is crucial for your health and crucial for your relationship.

[52:43] Melissa answers Drew’s rapid fire questions.

 

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Sexy Food Therapy

Sexy Food Therapy on Facebook

For more on Melissa's live hormone weight loss coaching program click here: http://bit.ly/hormone-weight-loss

For more on Sexy Lady Balls, Melissa's hormone membership program, visit: http://bit.ly/slb-dw

@sexyfoodtherapy on Instagram

Natren for Probiotics

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP068: Studying the Boundaries of Human Performance

Dec 21, 2016 57:07

Description:

Drew welcomes guest expert, Dr. Jacob Wilson. Dr. Wilson is also known as The Muscle Ph.D. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, the CEO of the Applied Science Performance Institute in Tampa and has authored over 150 peer review papers. You will really enjoy listening to Dr. Wilson because he is a scientist who speaks like a normal person. This podcast includes discussions about many of his studies including Does eating frequently increase fat loss? Do you need carbs to grow muscle? What is cheating clean? Can you trick your body into thinking it’s full? And much more.

Be the first to get new ways to keep yourself healthy and fit in your inbox by signing up for Drew’s newsletter on Fit2Fat2Fit.com.

 

Key Takeaways:

[6:30] Dr. Jake Wilson studies the boundaries of human performance and body composition 24/7.

[8:40] Professional hockey player, boxer or scientist? Dr. Wilson’s origin story.

[13:50] How has the science behind body composition changed over the years?

[17:35] Using scientific studies to dispel common myths previously believed by the fitness community.

[32:19] You can look great on the outside but be unhealthy on the inside.

[34:23] Can you trick your body to think it’s full?

[39:14] Can cheating clean help a person to avoid binge eating unhealthy foods?

[43:40] Do higher ketone levels equal higher fat loss?

[47:19] Dr. Wilson answers Drew’s rapid fire questions including how curiosity cured the cat. 

[51:52] Who does Dr. Wilson go to for inspiration?

 

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Mentioned in This Episode:

The Muscle PhD on Facebook

Applied Science Performance Institute

@themusclephd on Instagram

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP067: If Knowledge Is Power, Learning Is Your Superpower!

Dec 14, 2016 58:40

Description:

Drew’s guest today is Jim Kwik aka the personal trainer for the brain. Jim’s story is awe inspiring. When he was young he had learning issues due to a brain injury. He watched movies and read comic books to teach himself to read when traditional schooling left him behind. Jim’s desire to make his family proud and to become a positive role model for his younger siblings led him to find his superpowers. His story of overcoming obstacles, having unexpected help and his ability to name drop makes this episode pure joy.

Jim offers Fit2Fat2Fit podcast listeners a free video course to help you work out your brain and increase the power of your memory. Be the first to get new ways to keep yourself healthy and fit in your inbox by signing up for Drew’s newsletter on Fit2Fat2Fit.com.

 

Key Takeaways:

[7:52] Drew has officially started his 7-day fast today.

[8:34] Jim Quick’s origin story; how he became a personal trainer for the brain.

[18:15] Jim studied everything he could get his hands on about how to be a fitter, faster and smarter learner. 

[22:19] Post-traumatic growth led Jim to discover his 3G (growth, grit and giving) superpower.

[24:37] How to create new brain cells through nutrients and novelty.

[26:01] A superhero is someone who is able to push past the pain period.

[27:55] Inspire people around you through your grit and grace.

[30:24] Do you have early on-set Digital Dementia? 

[31:34] Jim says the age of your mindset and your heart determine how fast you learn.

[33:29] Jim shares his unexpected Comic Con and X-Men surprise.   

[42:10] Your perspective, your story and your beliefs shape your memory. 

[45:39] Tactical tips to help you remember - Motivation, Observation, Mechanics.

 

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Kwik Learning

Jim Kwik - Free Memory Training Videos   

@jimkwik on Twitter

MUSE Device

Headspace

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP066: The Common Myths and Real Benefits of Fasting

Dec 7, 2016 58:47

Description:

Drew wants to gain the mental clarity that fasting offers and he wants to make certain he doesn’t cause any damage to his physical health in the process. In order to prepare for his first fast, he speaks with guest fasting expert, Jimmy Moore. You may know Jimmy as an international best-selling author or from his podcast, Livin’ la Vida Low-Carb, which is one of the longest running health and fitness podcasts in the industry. Jimmy’s new book, The Complete Guide to Fasting, includes the human history of fasting, the science behind the fast and real life health benefits he has experienced through fasting.

Be the first to find out about best practices to keep yourself healthy and fit by signing up for Drew’s newsletter on Fit2Fat2Fit.com.

 

Key Takeaways:

[7:22] Jimmy Moore says you must work yourself up to a 21-day fast.

[9:15] Insulin resistant people will lose more body fat during fasting.  

[10:40] The real signs of healing Jimmy Moore experienced from fasting.

[13:38] Jimmy’s Practical Progression of Fasting.

[18:41] Lowering the insulin load in your body and increased mental clarity are both benefits of fasting.

[24:21] What is the difference between a smart fast and starvation?

[27:10] How did Jimmy Moore maintain proper nutrition levels during his 21-day fast?

[32:25] After a fast, the body needs to be primed with a small meal before the first full meal.

[35:17] Dispelling common myths of fasting.   

[37:46] A DEXA scan showed Jimmy gained muscles in his arms and legs during his fast.

[43:15] What kind of things could derail Drew during his first 7-day fast?

[46:21] Jimmy Moore has 3 new books coming out in 2017.

[46:56] Should Drew take Exogenous Ketones during the first day of his fast?

[51:11] Get your information from a medical or verified source, not the internet.

 

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Livin’ la Vida Low-Carb

@Livinlowcarbman on Twitter

@Livinlowcarbman on Periscope

Cholesterol Clarity

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

2FitatHome

Lynn on Social Media: @2fitathome

@LynnnManning on Snapchat

EP065: Have You Fallen for the Marketing Tricks Developed by the Food Industry?

Nov 30, 2016 01:05:45

Description:

What do you do if you want to find out if a food is healthy? If you are like most Americans, you read the label or do a google search to see what the ingredients are. Drew’s guest, Jeff Scot Philips, a former maker of “health food” tells us why neither of those go-to sources can be trusted. This mind blowing podcast comes on the heels of the release of Jeff’s new book, The Big Fat Food Fraud: Confessions of a Health-Food Hustler. In it, he shares an insider's account of the lies and deceptions which exist in the food industry, from bribes to local health inspectors, manipulated food labels, fitness industry influencers who are targeted and even having the VP of Monsanto running the FDA. Knowledge is power. Listening to this episode can help you to take your power back and take control of your health without manipulation.

Be the first to find out about best practices to keep yourself healthy and fit by signing up for Drew’s newsletter on Fit2Fat2Fit.com.

 

Key Takeaways:

[7:20] Jeff’s backstory includes personal training, an accidental business and producing food for health food companies. 

[11:18] It didn’t feel right but it was easier to pass Health Inspections when there was a bribe involved.

[14:49] EDUtising is advertising disguised as education to promote foods that aren’t healthy.

[18:06] The Gluten-Free fad was developed by the food industry.

[22:21] How does the food industry disguise unhealthy food as healthy foods?

[26:00] Monsanto basically bought their way into controlling the FDA.

[30:06] Jeff’s turning point happened when his family and friends regained prior illnesses after eating food he helped produce.

[31:35] Industry influencers and investors control what consumers see, hear and eat.

[37:15] Food labels are misleading and grossly exaggerated so don’t fall for them.

[39:52] The food industry is allowed a certain amount of discreet ingredients, like msg, without putting it on the label.

[42:51] What about Whole Foods and other “Natural” grocery stores, are they in on it too?

[44:31] How food companies use technology and search engines to target certain types of individuals.

[46:56] What are current fads which are being manipulated by the food industry?

[53:53] People can become physically, emotionally and mentally dependent on processed foods.

[57:15] What does Jeff Scot Philips eat on a daily basis?

 

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Big Fat Food Fraud

@JeffScotPhilips on Twitter

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

EP064: The Science Behind Your Stalled Weight Loss and Shrinking Penis

Nov 23, 2016 59:53

Description:

For years you’ve been told ‘it’s what’s on the inside that counts,’ and  today’s guest Dr. Andra Campitelli confirms just how true the saying is by sharing the importance of having properly balanced hormones. Dr. Andi, as she is known, is a North American Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine with a practice in Toronto, Canada. If you are someone who can’t seem to talk about your non-existent libido or sexual dysfunctions, Drew takes one for the team and opens up about the sexual problems he experienced during his Fit2Fat2Fit journey. If Drew can do it you can too. Find out how having your hormones tested can help you to start living the healthiest life possible.

Be the first to find out about best practices to keep yourself healthy and fit by signing up for Drew’s newsletter on Fit2Fat2Fit.com.

 

Key Takeaways:

[8:11] Dr. Andi has always had a passion for health and fitness.

[11:46] Hormones were the underlying factor for most of Dr. Andi’s patients so she made it the primary focus of her practice.

[16:25] What are the steps and tests everyone can take to get their hormones in a balanced state?

[20:30] It’s more than just a blood test, salivary and urinary tests indicate how a body metabolizes hormones.

[24:10] Chronic stress caused unhealthy, elevated Cortisol levels.

[25:43] Low carb, healthy fat diets are a better choice for most people.

[27:39] Dairy can cause inflammation and is always a point of contention with people.

[30:19] Libido and sexual dysfunction have a hormonal component as well as mental and emotional elements.

[35:32] It’s true, your penis DOES shrink when you gain weight!

[40:04] The difference between synthetic and bioidentical hormones.

[44:35] Dr. Andi is a fan of the ketogenic diet as long as people do it correctly.

[53:59] Get more info on hormone therapy by visiting Dr. Andi’s website.

[54:22] The Lightning Round

 

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Campitelli Health

@drandind on Twitter

Dr. Andi ND on Facebook

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

2FitatHome

Lynn on Social Media: @2fitathome

@LynnnManning on Snapchat

EP063: You Are What You Eat; So Eat Lard!

Nov 16, 2016 53:06

Description:

Kristi Acuña has a Bachelor of Science in Holistic Nutrition and has run her wellness center in Newport Beach, California for 11 years. Kristi is uniquely qualified to design diet programs to heal her clients ills based on her experience in healing herself of psoriasis. Kristi uses nutrition and heart rate tests to determine what a client may need to add to their diet as well as what they may need to eliminate. She says many of her clients are so wired and tired they are desperate to find a solution but don’t know where to turn.

Be the first to find out best practices to keep yourself healthy and fit by signing up for Drew’s newsletter on Fit2Fat2Fit.com.

 

Key Takeaways:

[7:11] Kristi was going to be an actress but her chronic psoriasis left her with little confidence.

[11:37] Most people have no idea the food they eat is causing their health problems.

[14:27] Kristi started with a cleanse, protein shakes, vegetables, water and then added chicken and fish.

[17:20] Kristi educates her clients and kids about beneficial fats and toxic oils.

[20:32] Foods to eat to prevent and deal with bloating.

[25:01] Sunblocks should be paraben, chemical and dye free.

[27:09] Medicines, antibiotics and probiotics for children’s health. 

[30:23] Kristi’s Newport Beach Holistic Nutrition Center offers nutritional exams, nutrition response testing and heart rate variability testing.

[34:49] Kristi customizes a different diet program each client based on their needs.

[36:08] Caffeine is a no-no when it comes to the wired but tired.

[38:11] Alcohol provides the body with too much sugar and too much acidity.

[45:45] Find out more about Kristi.

[46:20] The Lightning Round

 

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Holistically Kristi

Holistically Kristi on Facebook

Holistic Nutrition Center

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

2FitatHome

Lynn on Social Media: @2fitathome

@LynnnManning on Snapchat

EP062: Your Journey of Transformation Should Begin with Kinstretch

Nov 9, 2016 01:00:56

Description:

Utah native, Dr. Chad Adams is a physician who assists professional sports players and average Joe’s to maximize their range of motion. He uses the Kinstretch system which also maximizes client’s overall health. He is a Level l Certified Kinstretch Instructor and an Exercise Specialist certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine. His ChiroFusion practice focuses on Sports Rehabilitation, Muscle Tissue Treatment, Injury Therapy and Corporate Wellness programs. He joins Drew today to expound upon the Kinstretch system and to discuss the finer points of how the program can help all people achieve universal health.

 

Key Takeaways:

[7:43] Dr. Adams shares his moving story of his journey to become a physician.

[13:00] The many forms and variations of chiropractic care.

[14:23] Dr. Adams practices martial arts from several different cultural backgrounds, including Capoeira from Brazil.

[20:00] Kinstretch is a science-based activity designed to reclaim usable ranges of motion.

[24:30] The difference between flexibility, mobility and mobilization.

[27:50] Injury occurs when the load exceeds the capacity of the tissue.

[33:13] Who is Kinstretch designed to help?

[36:16] It takes time and consistency to repair injury and reinstate range of motion.

[42:12] A key principle of the Kinstretch system is Controlled Articulated Rotations (CARS).

[48:31] How to qualify to become a mobility specialist and obtain Functional Range Conditioning (FRC) Certification.

[51:33] Personal trainers should check out Functional Anatomy Seminars to best serve their clients.

[54:44] How to get in contact with Dr. Adams and ChiroFusionUtah.

 

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Functional Anatomy Seminars

ChiroFusion Utah

Kinstretch.com is coming soon

@chirofusionutah on Twitter

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

2FitatHome

Lynn on Social Media: @2fitathome

@LynnnManning on Snapchat

EP061: Tips to Help You Gain a Work-Life Balance

Nov 2, 2016 59:30

Description:

Take a nice long and deep breath before listening to today’s episode. No, really. Do it! There...isn’t that better? Guest, Dr. Pedram Shojai says that simple breathing exercises can change your entire state of being. Dr. Shojai’s goal is to assist frazzled, stressed out people in finding peace and balance in their lives. He is a New York Times bestselling author of two books, he produced the lifestyle documentaries Vitality and Origins, he is responsible for the educational Well.org website, and he hosts The Health Bridge podcast and The Urban Monk podcast to accompany his new book of the same name.

Dr. Shojai joins Drew and Lynn to discuss why investing time in your family is a safe bet, the difference between meditation and religion and why intercepting diseases before they happen is the best healthcare plan of them all.

 

Key Takeaways:

[7:40] The heartwarming story of how Dr. Shojai balances his work and family life.

[13:32] The Wandering Taoist fell off a shelf and landed in front of Dr. Shojai just as he was asking for guidance. 

[15:23] The Vitality and Origins documentaries were born out of Dr. Shojai’s disdain for the modern healthcare system.

[18:37] Easy to follow tips to modulate your entire state of being.

[21:25] Americans are exploding from stress and in our quick-fix culture, industries are making as much money as possible from it.

[30:37] What is the difference between meditation and prayer?

[38:34] Dr. Shojai starts with Qigong in the morning and then balances out his energy throughout the day.

[42:07] Micro-commitments are exhausting us. Saying ‘no’ is really saying ‘yes’ to important things in our lives.

[44:32] Tips that can help children to expand, rather than restrict, their lives.

[48:30] Dr. Shojai’s current health and fitness regime is more a lifestyle than a routine.

[53:02] The Lightning Round.

 

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Mentioned in This Episode:

The Urban Monk

Well.org

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

2FitatHome

Lynn on Social Media: @2fitathome

@LynnnManning on Snapchat

EP060: Don’t Drink the Kool-Aid

Oct 26, 2016 57:29

Description:

The modern day Indiana Jones and forensic geologist, Scott Wolter joins Drew and Lynn on this episode. Scott is known for exposing false histories and unearthing untold stories in documentaries and television shows such as America Unearthed on A&E, and H2 on the History Channel. He is also the author of several books in which he analyzes the hard science behind many of today’s unsolved mysteries. Scott encourages readers to find their own truths with formerly unpublished facts and technical insights.

He shares his thoughts on the role the roman catholic church has played in amending history, why cures for diseases aren’t available to the general public and what may have caused the demise of humans from ancient civilizations.

 

Key Takeaways:

[7:26] Scott Wolter has hosted multiple documentaries and television shows about human beings’ untold history. 

[10:27] Chichén Itzá has a rich, sophisticated history but it probably doesn’t involve aliens.

[12:02] Scott agrees it’s possible a meteorite hit an ice sheet and that may have been what caused the demise of ancient civilizations.

[16:48] Scott feels he has the freedom to discuss his research and opinions even though other parties try to discredit him on the internet.

[18:31] To understand history, you must consider the context and what was happening during the time period.

[21:53] Uncovering the secrets of the Talpiot Tomb, Jesus of Nazareth and Mary Magdalene.

[32:59] At 57, Scott is able to explore remote places due to his physically fit physique.

[40:15] Scott hopes he will be remembered for being a diligent researcher and for his commitment to the 9/11 project.

[43:39] The amount of money drug companies make off of treating diabetes may be the reason a cure has not been introduced.

[46:16] Scott agreed to do an episode on the Bigfoot but was left with little proof of its existence.

[49:11] To engage Scott Wolter and discuss his books and research, visit his website in the links below.

 

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Scott Wolter Answers

Hooked X

@RealScottWolter on Twitter

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

Drew on Social Media: @fit2fat2fit

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

2FitatHome

Lynn on Social Media: @2fitathome

@LynnnManning on Snapchat

EP059: Why Do Some People Fail at Their Physical Goals? And, The 10 Step Goal Achievement Blueprint

Oct 19, 2016 55:30

Description:

Dr. Jeff Spencer was blessed to be born with the self-starting gene. He has enjoyed physical activity from a very young age and completed a 25-mile bike ride at the tender age of 10. He achieved his goal of becoming an Olympic American cyclist in the 1972 Olympics and now after 50 years of experience, he trains high-profile athletes and many celebrities who need to add structure to their physical objectives. His 10-Step Goal Achievement Blueprint coaxes the best performance out of the people he trains.

Reach out to Drew to have him inspire your audience with one of his motivational speeches!

 

Key Takeaways:

[8:06] Dr. Spencer has always had the self-starting gene. He enjoyed being physical.

[10:01] At age 10, Dr. Spencer completed a 25-mile bike ride and hardly broke a sweat. He knew  he wanted to become an Olympic cyclist.

[11:47] A divorce and his father’s death led Dr. Spencer to the understanding that you can have all the talent in the world but it is the will and determination that helps you achieve success.

[17:54] Dr. Spencer describes his intense commitment towards outcomes which were relevant to him.

[20:21] Why do some people have difficulty finding success while pursuing physical goals?

[22:18] I became a Jiffy Lube one-stop-shop for crafting a structure and path for people to get to where they are to where they want to go.

[26:10] The 10-Step Road Map

 

The 5 Steps of Preparation (1-5) and the 5 Steps of Performance (6-10)

1. Confirm the Goal - Make sure your goal is really a goal.

2. Motive - Why am I doing this? 

3. Impact - Assess the impact of achieving your goal.

4. Mindset - Courage will be gained here.

5. Resources - Do you have the right resources available? 

6. Implementation.

7. Honeymoon - The Reality Check.

8. The Daily Grind.

9. Upgrade.

10. Evolve.

 

[38:48] The 6-level process are rungs on the Black Belt Goal Manifestor.

[42:38] People at the top have the same problems as people just starting out.

[45:57] Dr. Spencer’s nutritional habits. 

[51:49] The human body will always adapt to what it is exposed to.

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Dr Jeff Spencer

Dr. Jeff Spencer on Facebook

@JeffSpencer on Twitter

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

@fit2fat2fit - Drew on Social Media

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

2FitatHome

Lynn on Social Media: @2fitathome

@LynnnManning on Snapchat

EP058: You Have to Be Willing to Put in the Work

Oct 12, 2016 57:20

Description:

This podcast will motivate you to be the best you can be at whatever it is you dream of being. Drew’s guest is Tom Bilyeu, Co-Founder and President of Quest Nutrition and the host of the inspirational Inside Quest Podcast. Tom’s zeal to do the right thing even in the midst of potentially losing big profits is the catalyst which keeps Quest at the forefront of the supplement industry. Tom delves into his fitness journey and describes how he spent many years as a miserable protein junkie, and then to his current lifestyle where he uses the science of ketosis to keep himself fit and his mood elevated. This episode is filled with so many inspiring nuggets after listening to it you will feel full, almost as if you have eaten a passion flavored Quest Bar.

 

Key Takeaways:

[6:44] Tom’s passion from a very young age was filmmaking. He was convinced he needed to become rich to control his destiny. 

[8:44] How Tom’s journey changed from making movies to making protein bars. 

[15:15] The early days of Quest Nutrition meant constant learning, distribution and how to keep the protein bars from rotting.

[22:06] What matters is who you want to become and the price you are willing to pay to get there.

[26:17] Deciding to do everything right or to not do it at all is how Quest stays at the forefront of the supplement industry.

[34:25] The science behind a ketogenic diet.

[44:23] The NFL and the US Military are all looking at the effects of a ketogenic diet.

[48:10] Guests on Tom’s Inside Quest Podcast all confirm that success is all about perseverance.

[52:00] Tom’s family reminds him of the accomplishments and the future goals of Quest Nutrition.

 

Sponsors:

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Quest Nutrition

Quest Keto

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Inside Quest Podcast

@TomBilyeu on Twitter

Bacchanal Buffet at Caesars Palace

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit - Drew on Social Media

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

2FitatHome

Lynn on Social Media: @2fitathome

@LynnnManning on Snapchat

EP057: How Do You Stay Motivated After You Achieve Your Ideal Physique?

Oct 5, 2016 57:32

Description:

Drew’s guest is the self-proclaimed desk jockey and fitness hacker, Jay Kim, who lives in Hong Kong with his wife and family. Jay struggled most of his life with getting the physique he wanted. He went to the gym and did all of the workouts in the fitness magazines but never reached his fitness holy grail. One day, an offhand comment from his genetically blessed wife led Jay to delve deeper into what being healthy really meant. He tossed the supplements and magazine articles and started experimenting on his own body focusing more on his diet, through nutrients and intermittent fasting. Jay shares his fitness journey and describes the different ways he helps clients sculpt and maintain the body they want.

 

Key Takeaways:

[6:58] Jay describes the fitness and supplement industry in Hong Kong.

[10:43] Jay Kim didn’t focus on fitness during his college years or during his time on Wall Street.

[12:37] Jay didn’t know much about diet and nutrition. His brother told him the workouts in Men’s Fitness wasn’t enough.

[16:44] After getting serious about his overall health, Jay cut 15% of his body fat but still didn’t look like a fitness model. 

[18:42] How a hurtful, but truthful, comment from Jay’s wife inspired him to hack his fitness through macronutrients. 

[27:17] Jay says, you have to be real about what you want. 

[30:55] How do you stay motivated when you achieve your ideal physique?

[35:04] How intermittent fasting fits Jay’s life style.

[40:55] The fitness industry is a huge monster that will do anything to make money.

[43:14] How helping female clients to reach their health and fitness goals differs from male clients.

[49:08] Download Jay’s 13-page free guide, Hack Your Fitness, in the links below.

[50:01] The Lightning Round.

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Jay’s Free Guide: HackYour.Fitness

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit - Drew on Social Media

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

2FitatHome

@2fitathome - Lynn on Social Media

@LynnnManning on Snapchat

EP056: Dollar Workout Club 60 Day Challenge Winners

Sep 29, 2016 42:55

Description:

We sit down with the winners of the 60 Day Challenge and talk about their transformations and how they were able to fully embrace this lifestyle change. 

EP055: Making Better Choices Based on the Mind-Body Connection

Sep 21, 2016 01:02:18

Description:

Mike Bledsoe is a mind, body and health fitness professional who assists individuals and fitness entrepreneurs to reach their full potential no matter what their goal is. His weekly podcast, Barbell Shrugged, is ranked a #1 fitness podcast and features industry leaders who share their connection to their bodies, their minds and their consciousness. In this episode, Mike shares his $15 morning smoothie ingredient list, his fitness philosophies and the scientific research that led him to expand his consciousness.

 

Key Takeaways:

[8:07] Mike shares his obsession with working out since he was a teenager and how everything in his life has been focused around health and fitness.

[12:14] How Mike’s fitness philosophy made a 180 turn from a strict punishing workout to movement based programs.

[16:09] Discover the $15 morning smoothie ingredient list.

[23:00] How the Qualia supplement by Neurohacker Collective is a nootropic designed to optimize your subjective experience.

[32:12] Analyzing how your body feels after taking supplements or eating certain foods is your best gauge on whether something is working.

[42:30] Fitness professionals have done everything they can physically and want to improve another area of their lives.

[46:25] How a series of humbling experiences led Mike to where he is now.

[52:23] Find out about an app to help with self-analysis.   

[54:20] The Lightning Round — The Dolphin.

[59:18] How to best connect with Mike Bledsoe on social media.

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit - Drew on Social Media

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

2FitatHome

@2fitathome - Lynn on Social Media

@LynnnManning on Snapchat

Barbell Shrugged Podcast

Barbell Business

@Mike_Bledsoe on Instagram

Mike Bledsoe on Facebook

EP054: Don’t Put Yourself On Hold, Take Action!

Sep 14, 2016 01:01:52

Description:

Lynn and Drew talk with the most accessible, most quotable man alive, Steve Maraboli. Steve is the author of three quote books, a sought-after keynote speaker and currently starring in a documentary about his life. During the conversation, Steve shares many of his quotes, which he says are internal conversations with himself. He says humans are walking bags of chemical impulses and the brain is designed for efficiency. If you want to change your habits you need to change your story. When you change your story everything in your life changes. This insightful conversation promotes taking the necessary actions to step up and take a hold of your future. “When you want to...you do!”

 

Key Takeaways:

[10:18] Steve Maraboli enjoys rolling around in life and owning his stuff.

[15:54] Keeping a healthy state of mind.

[17:51] Why quote books are awesome, including all of Steve Maraboli’s quote books.

[20:28] Transcending the idea from existing into living. Pop-life is making everyday count.   

[27:29] Don’t put yourself on hold.

[40:11] Steve’s quotes are internal conversations he has with himself.

[41:32] Steve’s fitness journey was basically just math and science.

[45:08] The ego-centric paradigm and the persistence of self.

[47:58] We are walking bags of chemical impulses.

[54:25] Use intent to lead you to the actionable steps. Demand your desires through your actions.

 

Sponsors:

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Quest Nutrition

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit - Drew on Social Media

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

2FitatHome

@2fitathome - Lynn on Social Media

@LynnnManning on Snapchat

Steve Maraboli Website

@authorstevemaraboli on Facebook

EP053: Nutritional Supplements Help Connect the Mind, Body, and Soul

Sep 7, 2016 49:42

Description:

Lynn and Drew welcome Aubrey Marcus, Founder and CEO of ONNIT, to the show. Lynn almost didn’t join this interview because she is wary of the supplement industry and the horror stories of low-quality supplements with additives. But thank goodness she did, because Aubrey introduced her to a supplement company that focuses on Total Human Optimization. Aubrey shares his beliefs on how the power of the mind and the power of love are not concepts to be ignored. ONNIT’s open and honest relationship with its customers is what enables them to remain the premier supplement provider to anyone who wants to optimize their life. 

 

Key Takeaways:

[9:35] Aubrey was familiar with how supplements affected his body but was looking to simplify the process.

[12:48] What makes ONNIT the premier supplement provider in the industry?

[16:23] Aubrey wants an open, transparent and honest relationship with ONNIT customers.

[19:28] Psychedelics have helped Aubrey to see things in the clearest way possible.

[23:09] Don’t underestimate the power of your mind. Your mind controls everything.

[27:55] Alpha Brain was originally formulated for Aubrey and Joe Rogan to enjoy.

[31:03] Aubrey believes ONNIT will flow with the truth and continue to provide assistance to those who want to improve their lives.

[34:18] ONNIT tries to keep it real all the way through, even in its advertising efforts.

[37:10] Binaural beats help to get Aubrey into beta brain waves.

[40:07] The Lightning Round - Aubrey has had a lot of influential women in his life.    

 

Sponsors:

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Quest Nutrition

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Fat2Fit Spartan/Tough Mudder 8-week Training Program

@fit2fat2fit - Drew on Social Media

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

2FitatHome

@2fitathome - Lynn on Social Media

@LynnnManning on Snapchat

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

ONNIT

Aubrey Marcus

@aubreymarcus on Instagram

You Are the Placebo by Dr. Joe Dispenza

The Mastery of Love by Don Miguel Ruiz

EP052: Why It’s Best to Use a Diet as a Food Philosophy and not a Strict Religion

Aug 30, 2016 56:02

Description:

Drew and Lynn welcome Tiffany from Whole Fork, a former Chemist with a passion for eating. Tiffany started her career working for the Department of Defense analyzing and measuring chemical components of various substances. Her scientific way of looking at things has enticed her to buy products from the EU instead of the U.S., follow her own version of the Paleo diet, and spread the belief that people can make companies change by voicing their opinions about additives in products. In this episode, she shares the misnomer behind the “all natural” labels in the U.S. and which ingredient essential oils and gasoline have in common.

 

Key Takeaways:

[6:23] Whole Fork started as a community on Instagram, then bloomed into a blog and recipe website.

[9:02] Tiffany detected chemicals for the Department of Defense by creating a mass spectrometry  device which analyzed various types of samples.

[16:04] The purpose of essential oils in plants and common additives, including hexane, found in commercial brands.

[26:53] Let’s talk about the Paleo Diet.

[32:48] The emotional problem associated with following a diet religiously.

[37:00] Myths and trends paint a false picture of the Paleo Diet.

[42:43] Intuitive eating is paying attention to how your body responds to certain foods and food combinations.

[47:48] The Lightning Round - Motorcycle Mama. 

 

Sponsors:

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Quest Nutrition

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Fit2Fat2Fit

FIT2FAT2FIT Spartan/Tough Mudder 8-week Training Program

@fit2fat2fit - Drew on Social Media

Email Drew: Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

2FitatHome

@2fitathome - Lynn on Social Media

@LynnnManning on Snapchat

Fit2Fat2Fit on A&E

Whole Fork

@Wholefork on Instagram

Email Tiffany: Tiffany@wholefork.com

EP051: If You REALLY Want to Be Healthy, Get Tested

Aug 24, 2016 01:04:40

Description:

Dr. Murdoc Khaleghi, MD is the author of five health and wellness books and the Chief Medical Officer at EverlyWell, a convenient at-home health testing company. Dr. Khaleghi’s lifelong interest in bioengineering and a desire to provide people with preventative alternatives to traditional medical processes led him to at-home testing options. He joins Drew on this episode to describe some of the tests his organization offers and to review Drew’s personal test results.

 

Key Takeaways:

[2:19] EverlyWell is an at-home health test service, providing comprehensive, easy to understand results.

[9:46] Find out how Dr. Murdoc Khaleghi became interested in preventative medicine.

[15:01] Dr. Khaleghi thought that running and his low-fat diet were healthy until he started testing his biomarkers.

[22:53] Many people find the current process of health testing tedious and time-consuming.

[25:20] Dr. Khaleghi reviews and explains Drew’s EverlyWell test results.

[37:45] Inflammation is a chemical response from the body in response to trauma.

[48:16] If a person’s first results show abnormal biomarkers, they should test more often. 

[51:28] Even after 4 years of medical school and 3 years of training, Dr. Khaleghi received only a small amount of useful nutrition and physical fitness education.

[53:15] Dr. Khaleghi has modified his previous fitness regime since he began biomarker testing himself.

[58:43] How to best contact Dr. Murdoc Khaleghi.

 

Sponsors:

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Quest Nutrition

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Mass

@fit2fat2fit - Drew on Social Media

Fit 2 Fat 2 Fit Book

Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

2FitatHome

@2fitathome - Lynn on Social Media

@LynnnManning on Snapchat

Drew and Lynn Answer Your Questions in This 50th Special Episode

Aug 17, 2016 43:09

Description:

Wow, 50 episodes down and Drew and Lynn are just getting started. The Fit2Fat2Fit podcast has over 500,000 downloads by dedicated fitness and healthy living subscribers. Drew and Lynn are decided to using this milestone as a special opportunity to answer the questions you send to them via social media. Chalked full of information, the questions range from advice on how to tackle a baby belly to tips for getting the physique you want.

Thanks to everyone who takes the time to download, listen and provide feedback. Here’s to 50 more episodes!

 

Key Takeaways:

[1:04] Want to consume more of Drew and Lynn? You have options!

[7:25] I had a baby and now have 30 extra pounds, how should I start exercising again?

[11:34] I can’t seem to lose the weight that I added when I was put on steroids for my asthma.

[14:52] Staying in the healthy mindset in order to get off the roller coaster is possible by adding healthy habits to your life.

[18:14] Drew and Lynn what did you learn about yourself in Hawaii?

[21:01] Lynn and Drew appreciate each other’s parenting.

[23:11] What would Drew and Lynn tell their younger selves?

[25:28] What advice do you have for adults who came from households without love?

[28:16] Drew, how long does it take you to build muscles in your arms and legs and how often are you in the gym?

[30:46] What should a person do if they aspire to have a physique like Drew's?

[32:23] If you are going through menopause you may want to visit a specialist for natural supplements which can balance your hormones.

[35:36] How should I develop a relationship with a new fitness client?

[38:28] How should I choose the best macros for different types of goals?

 

Sponsors:

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Quest Nutrition

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Fit2Fat2Fit

Fit2Mass

@fit2fat2fit - Drew on Social Media

Fit 2 Fat 2 Fit Book

Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

2FitatHome

@2fitathome - Lynn on Social Media

@LynnnManning on Snapchat

EP050: Can the Dietbet Game Technology Make Losing Weight Fun?

Aug 10, 2016 42:43

Description:

Today Drew talks with Matt Daniel, the CFO and VP of Business Development of Way Better Corporation. Way Better is the new name for the company behind Dietbet, Stepbet and the new Maintainer game. Games start with a host, like the extremely popular Drew Manning, and players ante up money into a pot betting on their ability to lose, maintain or gain their desired amount of weight. When people have money on the line and a supportive group of people all going after the same goal Dietbet becomes an inspirational, motivational tool.

Drew will be starting a new Stepbet game on August 15th. Be sure to click on the link below to join the challenge and play along!

 

Key Takeaways:

[6:09] Matt works with big name celebrities in the fitness industry as well as being the acting CFO for WayBetter. 

[8:32] A Dietbet is a game for players to invest in their well-being and have other players support them towards a weight loss goal.

[11:03] How did Founder Jamie Rosen come up with the idea for Dietbet and is it working?

[19:00] Matt describes the different games available and how they work, including the Transformer and Stepbet.

[26:13] There is a new game called the Maintainer, for those who are comfortable with the weight they have achieved.

[28:00] What about a game for people who want to gain weight through muscle mass or options for the Crossfit community?

[36:55] August 15th is the start date for Drew’s new 6-week Stepbet game.

 

Sponsors:

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Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit - Drew on Social Media

Fit 2 Fat 2 Fit Book

Drew on Youtube

Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

2FitatHome

@2fitathome - Lynn on Social Media

@LynnnManning on Snapchat

Way Better Company

support@waybetter.com

EP049: Double Down on Your Most Important Habits When Times Get Tough

Aug 3, 2016 01:02:37

Description:

Olaniyi (Niyi) Sobomehin has been an All-American collegiate athlete and a former New Orleans Saint in the NFL. He shares his beliefs on the power of building a proper mindset, how hard work pays off when you stay true to your course and how to dominate in your chosen field. Niyi made the decision to retire from his job as a firefighter, in Oregon, to invest all of his time and efforts in mentoring athletes and entrepreneurs to build unlimited self-confidence. His blueprint gives clients a guide to keep them on track, to keep them accountable and to track their success.

 

Key Takeaways:

[6:42] Niyi shares his life up to this point, including his time playing in the NFL.

[10:06] Niyi’s father was an educator who allowed his children to figure things out for themselves.

[14:09] It’s about having a “life is short so don’t waste it doing something you don’t want to do” type of mindset.

[19:51] Athletes should decide on where they want to go and then figure out the right path.

[25:46] Following your passion and taking some risks.

[34:38] What are the top 2 or 3 things Niyi learned from his recent experiences?

[40:54] Accountability is critical. Find a way to keep yourself accountable.

[43:26] Niyi creates a blueprint for his clients so they have an everyday guide to growing their mental capacity. 

[51:35] Seeing the impact on my athlete and entrepreneur clients is the best part of my job.

[57:39] Niyi no longer eats meat and his energy level has increased.

 

Sponsors:

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit - Drew on Social Media

Fit 2 Fat 2 Fit Book

Drew on Youtube

Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

2FitatHome

@2fitathome - Lynn on Social Media

@LynnnManning on Snapchat

I’m Not You

I’m Not You - Fit2Fat2Fit Listener Gift

@niyisobo on Twitter

EP048: 10 Tips to Get Your Kids to Eat Healthy

Jul 27, 2016 37:08

Description:

Drew and Lynn share tried and true, proven tips to help you get your kids to eat a healthy diet. Studies show, it may take 10-12 attempts before a child will eat new foods, and that the type and amount of vegetables a child will eat increases when they have characters or role models to follow. So, if the kids or characters in the shows and books your kids are interested in have healthy habits, chances are your kids will too. If you have any terrific tips you have tried with your kids, reach out to us and share them.

Check out drew's 60 Day Intro To Keto Program here: https://keto.fit2fat2fit.com

Key Takeaways:

[7:36] Tip #1 - Be the example.

[10:52] Tip #2 - Take your kids to the grocery store with you.

[12:29] Tip #3 - Make the same meal for everyone.

[16:31] Tip #4 - Let your kids cook with you.

[18:06] Tip #5 - Be patient.

[19:30] Tip #6 - Make it more fun.

[22:15] Tip #7 - Don’t go overboard.

[23:02] Tip #8 - SodaPop Sundays.

[27:21] Tip #9 - Be active with your kids.

[29:09] Tip #10 - Don’t make it about losing weight. Make it about healthy habits.

 

Sponsors:

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Quest Nutrition

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit - Drew on Social Media

Fit 2 Fat 2 Fit Book

Drew@fit2fat2fit.com

2FitatHome

@2fitathome - Lynn on Social Media

@LynnnManning on Snapchat

EP047: The “Icon Athlete” on the Importance of Strength and Movement

Jul 20, 2016 41:00

Description:

Chris Spealler is a professional CrossFit athlete, an Affiliate Owner, and trainer for CrossFit headquarters in Park City, Utah. He has competed in 7 CrossFit games and currently builds programs and trains athletes looking to participate in the games through his Icon Athlete program. He says the core movements of the classic CrossFit program will enhance any workout but athletes need a program which increases the intensity and loads. He shares his thoughts on nutrition, supplements and why a healthy lifestyle is so important to him.

 

Key Takeaways:

[5:52] Chris helped teach a CrossFit competitors course to help athletes and coaches in South Korea.

[7:38] Chris missed the competition aspect of working out. CrossFit gave him the competition plus a community.

[9:58] CrossFit has changed so much over the years, especially on the competitive side.

[14:44] It’s clear CrossFit is here to stay but how will affiliates continue to keep the community a good place.

[19:56] Classic CrossFit movements are universally beneficial for everyone.

[25:30] Advice for people who are having difficulty mastering certain Crossfit positions.

[27:23] Chris’s baseline nutritional plan includes macronutrients and very few supplements.

 

Sponsors:

Kegenix - Use this link for 15% off your entire purchase

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit - Drew on Social Media

2FitatHome

@2fitathome - Lynn on Social Media

Chris Spealler

CrossFit

Icon Athlete

@cspealler on Instagram

EP046: Lynn's Daily Routine

Jul 13, 2016 37:06

Description:

This week’s episode focuses on Lynn’s daily routine. It’s not female specific information and in many ways, Lynn’s routine matches pretty closely with Drew’s routine, which he shared last week. Lynn realizes there is so much more to health care than just a number on a scale. While she gets her blood tests done to ensure she’s feeding her body in the way it needs to be fed, she uses her intuition to tell her which foods and exercise she needs daily. And to keep stress from bringing her down, she meditates, reads, journals and laughs each and every day. 

 

Key Takeaways:

[5:32] Habit stacking helps to form Lynn’s daily routine.

[7:50] Lynn reviews her gratitude list and repeats positive affirmations before she gets out of bed every morning. 

[13:17] Laughter is medicine and it changed Lynn’s life.

[14:30] Meditation helps Lynn to focus inward, where true change starts.

[20:14] What do intuitive eating and intuitive exercise mean?

[23:03] Complex carbohydrates like potatoes digest slower than simple carbs like doughnuts.

[26:14] You don’t have to have a structured workout to have a healthy body.

[27:57] Lynn uses reading and journaling as her self-care practice before bed every night.

[31:56] Which supplements does Lynn consume every day?

 

Sponsors:

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Mentioned in This Episode:

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit - Drew on Social Media

2FitatHome

@2fitathome - Lynn on Social Media

Drew’s Dr. Oz ketosis clip

The Water Molecule Experiment

The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle

Grounded Mind 

Dr. Esme at the Athena Women’s Clinic in Utah

EP045: In A Perfect World This Would Be Drew’s Daily Routine

Jul 6, 2016 36:48

Description:

Today’s episode focuses on Drew’s daily meal plan, his ketogenic lifestyle and the natural supplements he uses to remain in optimum health. He consumes water throughout the day to ensure he is properly hydrated but also adds salt to his foods. He says meditation and daily positive affirmations are the two most important things he does for himself every day, but that he really enjoys his supercharged coffee too. 

 

Key Takeaways:

[5:38] First thing in the morning it’s important to flush your body and meditate.

[11:13] Drew’s supercharged coffee recipe.

[16:20] Half-way through his emails, Drew takes a full serving of Kegenix. 

[18:19] Drew’s workout is basically a 20 min high-intensity interval training like the ones included in the Dollar Workout Club workouts.

[22:24] Does Drew’s typical lunch include supplements?

[29:13] Coconut milk, chicken sausage, and a bacon cheeseburger? Is this guy really in the fitness industry?

[32:53] Integrate these two things into your daily routine to enhance your life.

[33:42] Drew lives a keto lifestyle but if that’s not for you, try adding these 4 things to your diet.

 

Sponsors:

Kegenix - Use this link for 15% off your entire purchase

Quest Nutrition

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit - Drew on Social Media

2FitatHome

@2fitathome - Lynn on Social Media

Drew’s Dr. Oz ketosis clip

Four Sigmatic - Medicinal Mushrooms

EP044: Can Men Learn to Be Vulnerable and Own Their Own Story?

Jun 28, 2016 40:48

Description:

Who is Drew A. Manning? Is he deserving of love? In today’s podcast, Lynn turns the tables on Drew in this emotionally charged episode about the man, the father, and the manscaping. Drew’s past was shaped by his being the seventh child in a family of eleven children. His future, however, he is carving out for himself. He shares his ongoing journey to find love, to be the best dad he can be and to focus on growing his daily awareness of things he is grateful for.

Listeners, please note: This entire episode is Brené Brown’s fault. She should probably come on this podcast to explain herself.

 

Key Takeaways:

[7:12] How does it feel to be the 7th kid out of 11 siblings?

[9:43] What inspired Drew to get into fitness and the fitness industry?

[13:35] Everyone is deserving of love, even Drew.

[20:09] Being the best father he can be is Drew’s mission in life.

[28:20] Will Drew be 100% open and transparent about being a single dad in a new book?

[29:38] The Lightning Round - Manscaping everywhere but his head.

[36:01] What are Drew’s daily positive affirmations? 

 

Sponsors:

Keygenix - Use this link for 15% off your entire purchase

Quest Nutrition

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit - Drew on Social Media

2FitatHome

@2fitathome - Lynn on Social Media

Drew’s Dr. Oz ketosis clip

Clarity Coaching

Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters by Meg Meeker

The Parenting Manifesto

EP043: Love, Compassion and Service Can Bring About a Good Happy-Cry

Jun 22, 2016 56:55

Description:

If you had the opportunity to interview your ex-spouse, would you? Drew takes on the challenge of asking Lynn Manning poignant questions to expose her history, her present life and what lies ahead for her in the future. She cautiously responds to questions about dating, her most embarrassing moment and the copious amounts of doughnuts she ingests. Her vulnerability is refreshing and her truth inspiring. Listen in as Drew and Lynn teeter on the fine line of an after marriage friendship.

 

Key Takeaways:

[5:24] Lynn talks about her childhood adventures.

[9:25] Dealing with debilitating depression.

[13:29] Why did Lynn marry Drew?

[19:00] Self-love and self-care helped Lynn make it through the divorce.

[27:31] If Lynn could go back and give her 20-year-old self some advice, what would it be?

[30:58] What motivated Lynn to become a fitness trainer?

[42:48] Lynn has learned to never trust a fart.

[48:12] Lynn answers Lightning Round questions.

 

Sponsors:

Keygenix - Use this link for 15% off your entire purchase

Quest Nutrition

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit - Drew on Social Media

2FitatHome

@2fitathome - Lynn on Social Media

Drew’s Dr. Oz ketosis clip

Impact Trainings

The Manning Divorce Podcast

That Single Mom Life on Facebook

@thatsinglemomlife

EP042: 3 Ways Drew and Lynn Maintained a Long-term Relationship After Their Divorce.

Jun 14, 2016 48:45

Description:

Drew and Lynn are sharing the story of their lives, their relationship and their divorce in today’s episode. Their wish is that the information helps others make it through the hard decisions they may be facing based on what they have learned along the journey of their marriage. This very open and vulnerable exchange focuses on three important points of encouragement. One is having a long-term vision for your life. Two is to not bring up past events and three is to focus on yourself. A response to a situation will almost always bring about better results than a reaction.

 

Key Takeaways:

[6:07] Life is better if you can learn to not take yourself so seriously.

[8:20] Hanging on to a marriage for reasons of pride is just prolonging an unhappy situation.

[11:14] “The decision wasn’t made lightly. We were in hardcore counseling for five years before our divorce.”

[16:06] Finding a way to love yourself can help you and your relationship heal.

[24:56] The 3 things that helped Drew & Lynn maintain a long-term relationship after a divorce.

[42:59] Being married is hard and being divorced is hard. You have to choose which hard you want.

 

Sponsors:

Keygenix - Use this link for 15% off your entire purchase

Quest Nutrition

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit - Drew on Social Media

2FitatHome

@2fitathome - Lynn on Social Media

Clarity Coaching

Daring Greatly by Brené Brown

Rising Strong by Brené Brown

Loving What Is by Byron Katie

EP041: The Mental and Emotional Side of Losing 230 Pounds with Determination and Ketosis

Jun 8, 2016 01:04:53

Description:

Today, the inspiration who is Tyler Cartwright introduces us to all kinds of keto. He also talks about nutrition, physical and mental wellness and how his relationships changed when he began his fitness journey. He has been married to his wife for 14 year and has a 5 year-old. Nine years ago, he weighed in at 505 pounds and little by little he lost 230 pounds and shed a couple of medical conditions as well. He believes in pushing the boundaries of what is possible, embracing the journey, and challenging others to do the same through his coaching, his writing and his thought leadership on ketogains.com. If you are interested in learning more about the Ketogenic diet and how it can help you, this episode is chock full of keto, keto, and keto!

 

Key Takeaways:

[8:33] Tyler shares his personal fitness journey and the lies he told himself when he was obese.

[15:22] As a couple, Tyler and his wife enabled each other but it was done with good intentions.

[17:40] What chain of events led Tyler to transition to a healthy lifestyle and were there repercussions? 

[26:50] Stress sometimes makes you do stupid things. Maybe you need an after-action report?

[29:44] What were the actual first steps Tyler took to get started and how did his wife react to his lifestyle change?

[36:45] Ketogains started with Tyler’s research into his unique situation.

[42:35] What are Targeted Ketogenic Diets, Standard Ketogenic Diets and what does it mean to become Keto Adapted?

[51:36] Contact Tyler on Ketogains.com and use the ketogenic calculator to help you decide where to start in your ketogenic journey.

[56:16] The Lightning Round - Necessary Endings.

 

Sponsors:

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Quest Nutrition

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit - Drew on Social Media

2FitatHome

@2fitathome - Lynn on Social Media

Ketogains

Ketogains on Facebook

Everything About Keto on Reddit

@ty_cartwright on Twitter

@darthluiggi on Instagram

EP040: Creating Your Environment of Excellence with a Four Step Blueprint for Success

Jun 1, 2016 53:45

Description:

Once a wrestler always a wrestler. Jim Harshaw Jr. is a professional speaker, consultant, and a former Division 1 All-American wrestler. He helps pro athletes, CEOs and coaches to focus on the actions they need to be taking every day in order to reach their goals. He shares with them the power of the process and the power of failure. He has received accolades about his TEDx talk, Why I Teach my Children to Fail and has created a framework everyone can follow to find their own success. He and Drew share their beliefs on which mindset shifts need to occur while striving to be the best and how wrestling is an ideal physical workout.

 

Key Takeaways:

[7:56] In wrestling, you get comfortable being uncomfortable and not just in the singlet.

[13:13] Jim felt hopeless and felt he didn’t have what it takes.

[16:46] Shift your focus on living a healthier lifestyle, not on an outcome, because some things are out of your control. 

[20:37] The Naval Academy offered me the second highest paying wrestling assistant coach job in the country but, I wanted to sow my oats first.

[22:54] Jim’s 4-step blueprint for success allowed him to push through anything and obtain balance in his life. 

[39:01] Jim’s diet is based on his “why”. Why does he need energy today? Why does he want to stay healthy?

[43:54] The Lightning Round.

 

Sponsors:

Kegenix - Use this link for 15% off your entire purchase (Use code: fit2fat2fit)

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit - Drew on Instagram

2FitatHome

@2fitathome - Lynn on Instagram

Why I Teach My Children to Fail - TEDx Charlottesville

Jim Harshaw Jr.

@Wrestlesuccess on Twitter

Wrestling with Success Podcast

EP039: Brain-Focused Smart Drugs, Ketosis, and Old School Style Bodybuilding

May 24, 2016 01:03:22

Description:

Craig Preisendorf trains MMA fighters and other high-level athletes. He has been dubbed the Superhero Maker, a title he readily accepts and embraces. From a very young age, he was captivated by the pictures in fitness magazines of pronounced veins and great physiques. While training for competitions he encountered a series of bad coaches who cared little for nutrition or body wellness. His last bad training experience landed him in a hospital where he had a near death experience. After being fed up with all the bad information and harmful supplements moving through the fitness industry, he decided to bring internal nutrition and brain food to the forefront of his training programs.

 

Key Takeaways:

[7:05] At 12, Craig just had to have forearm veins and later didn’t want to date until he got buff.

[12:17] Finding a true connection with your body through classic, old school style bodybuilding.

[16:01] Modifying athletes’ nutrition for the body AND the brain had the biggest impact on their fitness abilities.

[21:05] Bad coaching and a near death experience led Craig to ketosis.

[30:24] How does ketosis affect females and how do they maintain good fat, protein and carb levels?

[36:49] The keto flu is actually just a dietary mistake. 

[40:21] Understanding the difference between keto adapted and producing ketones.

[43:20] The science behind Smart Drugs.   

[51:17] What can the average person expect to experience when taking a nootropic, like Lucid?

[53:57] The future of supplements will be based on real foods and ketosis.

[56:53] The Lightning Round #BOOM

[1:00:13] Contact information for The Superhero Make.r

 

Sponsors:

Keygenix - Use this link for 15% off your entire purchase

Quest Nutrition

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit - Drew on Instagram

2FitatHome

@2fitathome - Lynn on Instagram

FitCon

The Superhero Maker on Facebook

@superheromakr

Engaged Per4mance

My Fitness Pal App

EP038: It’s Not About the Crunches

May 17, 2016 55:44

Description:

Jason MacKenzie has overcome a hardship that most of us would think impossible to overcome. His human reaction to a devastating event left him lost in a haze of guilt, shame and alcoholism. He used physical fitness as a type of retribution for his dirty deeds and his wife’s suicide as the rationale for letting himself fall apart. It wasn’t until he embraced his vulnerable side that he was able to break free of his addiction and start his spiritual journey. His upcoming world-changing book is for Dads who need to cultivate vulnerability in their lives.

 

Key Takeaways:

[7:19] Jason dealt with the inconsolable mental anguish which was his late wife’s bipolar disorder.

[14:50] Sharing stories about bipolar disorder encourages other people to share their stories, helping to lift their burden.

[18:45] Imagine telling two little girls their mommy went to heaven after their Mommy committed suicide.

[24:39] People will rationalize their drinking problem to themselves and those who love them until the breaking point occurs.

[31:55] Two views of a disorder - How the spouse of an affected person copes and how a person who is struggling copes.

[37:19] Physical fitness was Jason’s anchor during tumultuous times and mental fitness is what got him ripped.

[42:13] It’s not about crunches. It’s about being worthy of being better.

[47:18] Contact information and what to expect from Jason’s book.

[49:10] The Lightening Round - Getting mileage out of crapping your pants.

 

Sponsors:

Keygenix

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit - Drew on Instagram

2FitatHome

@2fitathome - Lynn on Instagram

The Book of Open

@LeMonkdeFunk

@jasonscottmackenzie

EP037: Build Physical and Mental Resilience Through A Balanced Approach

May 11, 2016 49:52

Description:

As an Assistant Professor of Health Promotion at Charleston Southern University, Dr. Kate Hendricks Thomas educates with a holistic approach. She believes mental fitness to be just as important as physical fitness for living a healthy life. Her 6-years of active duty service as a Captain in the Marine Corps gave her the desire to spend time helping veterans to transition from active duty to civilian life in the healthiest way possible. Her book Brave, Strong & True: The Modern Warrior’s Battle for Balance is a strategic guide for people who want to lead a purposeful life.

 

Key Takeaways:

[5:09] How Kate Hendricks Thomas spends her days and how she helps veterans transition from active duty to civilian life.

[9:55] The high-end fitness industry made Kate feel out of balance and wonder about her purpose.

[14:15] Mindful movement is a self-care practice.

[18:11] There are 3 concepts to build resilience to assist anyone dealing with mental fitness and stressors.

[23:20] Integrating meditation practices into your fitness program early can produce real, validated results.

[30:02] Kate believes she would have been a better marine officer had she allowed herself to be vulnerable.

[33:05] We should be consciously cultivating empathy like Drew does in his Fit2Fat2Fit movement.

[36:26] Circuit weight training, yoga and holistic nutrition are critical parts of Kate’s current fitness practice.

[41:55] The Lightning Round - Breaking Wind.

[47:00] Contact information for Dr. Kate Hendricks Thomas.

 

Sponsors:

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit - Drew on Instagram

2FitatHome

@2fitathome - Lynn on Instagram

Kate Hendricks Thomas

Brave, Strong, True

@precisionwell Kate on Twitter

EP036: The Spaniard Turns the Page and Goes From Rage in the Cage to the Stage

May 4, 2016 59:00

Description:

Charlie Brenneman, aka The Spaniard, is a family man who has had a successful career as a teacher, an MMA fighter, a professional speaker, a mentor and an author. He is living proof of humans’ ability to adapt and transition to whatever they desire to be in life. He shares the details of his journey from being a high school wrestler all the way through to having his life-altering stroke. He also talks on his understanding of how nutrition can help the body perform at a higher level and which type of workouts keep him in top shape.

 

Key Takeaways:

[4:07] How did Charlie get the nickname “The Spaniard”?

[9:05] Binging on food after a weigh in is definitely a thing of the past. It’s now about understanding how nutrition can help the body to perform at a higher level. 

[14:42] This is what happened when Charlie transitioned from a wrestler to a UFC fighter.

[20:56] Screw your weaknesses and focus on what you are best at.

[22:51] Charlie has had 2 major events which made him believe he would never fight again.

[33:54] To fill the void of not being a fighter, Charlie set out to help others.

[36:09] There’s not enough money in the world to make me sacrifice my family time.

[39:18] What are some daily habits the Spaniard never fails to do?

[41:58] A couple of key things Charlie includes in his workout.

[44:45] Drew’s famous spinach shake breakfast.

[47:14] The Lightning Round - Google “Adlan UFC”.

[55:53] Contact information for Charlie.

 

Sponsors:

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit - Drew on Instagram

2FitatHome

@2fitathome - Lynn on Instagram

Charlie Brenneman

Driven - My Unlikely Journey from Classroom to Cage

@spaniardmma on Twitter

@mmaspaniard on Instagram

EP035: A Positive Body Image Allows Your Inner Beauty to Shine Through

Apr 26, 2016 01:00:07

Description:

Maddy Moon is a 24-year-old female with strong convictions about sharing her message with the world. As a high school student, Maddy was introduced to food documentaries which changed her way of eating. She adopted vegetarianism and rapidly dropped weight. And even though she didn’t need to lose the weight, people started praising her for her new look. She became obsessed with the attention she was getting and decided to work with a trainer to prepare her for a physique competition. She has since realized her value is more than how she looks and she wants to make sure women have the tools to become body positive. She has written two books and her website has become a resource for those who would like to learn from her experiences.

 

Key Takeaways:

[7:54] Maddy shares the beginning of her body obsession and how her eating habits were getting her noticed.

[13:55] Labels are more powerful than we think they are. They can make us a prisoner.

[17:55] If kids see the people love and admire most putting themselves down, it won’t matter what you say to them, they will pick up on the behavior.

[21:48] Maddy lost herself and her health while preparing for her first physique competition.   

[31:46] There are people in the fitness industry who make women believe their only value is how they look.

[37:59] Purging her social media, reducing triggers, changing relationships and increasing her “body positivity” exposure led Maddy through her healing process.

[48:25] Contact information for Maddy and how to get her amazing books, Confessions of a Fitness Model and The Perfection Myth. 

[50:28] The Lightning Round - The amazing middle toe lift.

 

Sponsors:

Quest Nutrition

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit - Drew on Instagram

2FitatHome

@2fitathome - Lynn on Instagram

Mind Body Musings Podcast

Maddy Moon

@madelinemoon on Instagram

MaddyMoon on Facebook

Earthling Documentary

EP034: How to Use Posturology and Natural Foods to Train High-Level Athletes

Apr 20, 2016 53:38

Description:

As a former professional ice hockey player and wrestler, Paul Gagné has always had an interest in using the body’s natural systems to obtain peak performance. He currently trains high-level athletes using Posturology, Sports Physiology, and Strength Conditioning along with a Japanese style nutrition and diet regiment. He advises to only take supplements that activate the body’s natural systems, but only if you really need to.

 

Key Takeaways:

[5:24] What exactly is Posturology and what does it have to do with our feet?

[14:39] Eye muscles are an important part of posture. Hand, eye coordination can be stunted by the white light from screens and the proximity of electronic devices.

[20:18] How has Paul’s nutritional philosophy changed over the years due to changes in scientific information?

[28:44] What is the difference in the proper diet of a high-end athlete vs. the average Joe?

[35:08] We should wait for our bodies to tell us when we need food before eating. Most people eat before their bodies have finished processing food.

[38:09] A good supplement activates our body's natural energy system.

[40:59] Bone broth is made from organic bones and it is eaten to reduce inflammation.

[43:53] Protein powders and supplements are overused, wasteful products.

[50:59] Contact information for Paul Gagné.

 

Sponsors:

Kegenix - get 15% off of any purchase with this Fit2Fat2Fit link

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit - Drew on Instagram

2FitatHome

@2fitathome - Lynn on Instagram

Fit2Fat2Fit Podcast with Dr. Dominic D'Agostino

Postural Sports Performance

Postural Sports Performance on Facebook

EP033: Thriving as a Whole Person by Embracing Physical and Mental Challenges

Apr 12, 2016 01:07:14

Description:

Aside from having amazingly cool stories, Mark Divine is a NY Times bestselling author, has a MBA in finance, created two of the most sought after workout routines and did yoga in Saddam Hussein's palace. His SEALFIT and Kokoro yoga workouts are designed for a gamut of fitness levels and encourage mental capacity as well as physical focus. He talks with Drew and Lynn about how he uses the 3 pillar rule to keep his clients’ body and mind in top shape. Look for his new book “Unbeatable Fuel” which will be out soon. 

 

Key Takeaways:

[7:44] Mark was privileged to learn martial arts from an enlightened master who was a 10th degree black belt before he discovered yoga.

[17:27] Mark’s personal yoga practice includes box breathing, standing poses and high intensity exercises or fighting moves; then he finishes up with seated poses and visualizations.

[20:26] Mark’s personal mission is to dispel the idea of ‘yoga is a group sport’.

[23:56] SEALFIT started when Mark was training Navy SEALs, non-stop for 30-days. He wanted to develop their mental focus so he integrated yoga into the program. 

[28:52] What is the difference between SEALFIT and Kokoro yoga?

[36:05] Mark recommends these programs for people of varying levels of fitness. 

[37:50] A crucible is a significant challenge which gets you out of your comfort zone.

[52:54] The 3 pillars (breathing, hydration, and nutrition) are fueling rest, recovery (sleep) and integrated training. 

[58:04] The Lightning Round.

[1:02:53] Contact information for Mark and how to find his book.

 

Sponsors:

Kegenix - get 15% off of any purchase with this Fit2Fat2Fit link

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit - Drew on Instagram

2FitatHome

@2fitathome - Lynn on Instagram

SEALFIT

8 Weeks to SEALFIT

Unbeatable Mind

Kokoro Yoga

Navy SEALFIT on Facebook

@MarkDivine on Twitter

EP032: Working Towards Getting Stronger as a Fitness Goal

Apr 5, 2016 47:13

Description:

Natalie Jill is considered one of the 30 most influential people in the health and fitness industry. She is a social media sensation with over 1.5 million Facebook fans. People relate easily to her because her story is a story of inspiration. She was able to reinvent herself after hitting rock bottom, all the while going through a divorce and a radical weight gain following her pregnancy. The drastic change eventually led to her platinum fitness brand and her new book, Unprocess Your Diet. She shares with us how she uses her vision board to get what she wants and how she finds solutions for her followers.

 

Key Takeaways:

[5:16] Natalie took helping people to the next level by creating fitness solutions for those who came to her for help.

[10:46] How did Natalie Jill change her life and start the 7-day Jump Start fitness program?

[17:59] Why did Natalie pick a 7-day fitness program?

[22:09] What is the difference between a gluten-free diet and an unprocessed gluten-free diet?

[28:07] Feeling confident and living without pain is the main goal of Natalie’s life and fitness routine.

[31:13] Work towards getting stronger does not mean work towards masculinity.

[32:11] Supplements are popular in the fitness industry. Which supplements does Natalie take?

[36:27] Pre-order Natalie’s modified ebook, which is now in print. It includes seven 7-minute workouts.

[38:48] Contact information for Natalie Jill. 

[39:46] The Lightning Round.

 

Sponsors:

Kegenix - get 15% off of any purchase with this Fit2Fat2Fit link

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit - Drew on Instagram

2FitatHome

@2fitathome - Lynn on Instagram

Dr. Dom D’Agostino on Fit2Fat2Fit Podcast

Natalie Jill Fitness

@NatalieJillFit on Twitter

Natalie Jill Fitness on Youtube

EP031: Will Adapting to a Ketogenic Diet Help Athletes Workout More Efficiently? With Dr. Dom D'Agostino

Mar 29, 2016 01:39:23

Description:

Dr. Dominic “Dom” D'Agostino is a Professor in the Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology at the University of South Florida. He joins Drew to discuss how athletes can obtain peak performance and resilience through nutrition and a ketogenic diet. As a Senior Research Scientist at the Florida Institute for Human & Machine Cognition, Dr. D'Agostino focuses on developing and testing metabolic therapies using a ketogenic diet and supplements. He enjoys working out and bodybuilding, so he knows first-hand how effective this therapy can be.

 

Key Takeaways:

[6:02] Dr. D'Agostino has always been interested in nutrition, but it was neuroscience that led him to ketosis.

[12:11] What is nutritional ketosis? How do you reach it? What are the benefits of being in a ketogenic state?

[20:56] A ketogenic diet can have very different results on men and women’s bodies.

[22:46] What are some industry myths about ketosis or other considerations Fit2Fat2Fit listeners should know about?

[29:14] Most people can benefit from a ketogenic diet, even if they do it intermittently to gain lean muscle mass.

[36:44] The field of nutrigenomics will have the capacity to predict deficiencies by analyzing a drop of blood.

[40:03] Dr. D'Agostino shares tips for a 3-week trial ketosis diet.

[42:57] What about a ketogenic diet for endurance athletes, CrossFit athletes and football players?

[58:10] Exogenous ketones - Why is everyone talking about them and how do they work?

[1:05:20] Your body could go into a state of stress when first starting a ketogenic diet.

[1:09:20] Our brains and cells are already hardwired to use ketones as an energy source.

[1:15:54] If a person does eat a ‘treat’ food, what can they do to minimize the impacts of glucose?

[1:21:20] Why aren’t you studying the microbiome?

[1:25:14] Dr. D’Agostino answers questions from Facebook.

[1:30:28] The Lightning Round!

 

Sponsors:

Kegenix - Use F2F2F for a free FitBit Flex with the purchase of a 30 day supply or 15% off of any purchase with this Fit2Fat2Fit link

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentions:

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit

2FitatHome

@2fitathome

KetoNutrition

Metabolic Optimization

Ketogenic Diet Resource

IHMC

@DominicDAgosti2 on Twitter

Dominic D’Agostino on Facebook

EP030: Understanding the Mental and Physical Troubles an Overweight Person Goes Through with Tramell, Jason, Johnny and Monica

Mar 23, 2016 01:07:05

Description:

The trainer and clients of the 10th episode of A&E’s Fit to Fat to Fit TV show join Drew to discuss the most difficult parts of their journeys. Jason and Johnny said, if Tramell was willing to gain the weight just so he could better understand what they were dealing with, then they were going to see the experiment through, no matter how hard it was. Tramell has been the only trainer of the entire season to show a moment of weakness, by giving into the addiction and cravings when he ate a Pop-Tart during one of his “back to fit” days. 

 

Key Takeaways:

[7:00] Monica is familiar with the health risks of gaining weight.

[9:49] Jason had a personal trainer and weight loss surgery in the past.

[11:25] We knew it was for real when Tramell gained the weight to better understand us.

[15:13] Being an overweight trainer at a new gym.

[18:33] We had to change everything in our kitchen from canned to fresh.

[24:13] Real life happened but the filming never stopped.

[30:26] The first workout after 4 months was horrible.

[36:26] The pressure of the Pop-Tart!

[42:18] Is Tramell disgusted by fat people, as the interview shot made it to seem like?

[47:20] Being more physically active than any other time in my life.

[50:37] The “per serving” trick of food labels. 

[51:54] One ingredient food items and carbs after workouts.

[55:46] The Lightning Round.

[1:01:33] Social media contact information.

 

Sponsors:

Dollar Workout Club

Hylete Athletic Apparel

 

Mentions:

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Johnny Collins ReverbNation

EP029a: The Ultimate Supplement is Vitamin “S”, Shawn Stevenson Wrote the Sleep Bible

Mar 18, 2016 01:25:08

Description:

The smartest guy (with the best voice) in fitness makes his second appearance on our show. Shawn Stevenson takes us on a journey through his new book “Sleep Smarter”, by highlighting important chapters and educating us on the way we sleep in general. He explains how meditation and breathing can calm our inner chatter allowing us to experience more efficient sleep, how exercising earlier in the day will make us feel more rested and how hormone supplements can ruin our natural sleep cycles. We encourage you to go out and get a copy of his well-researched and extremely well-written book.

 

Key Takeaways:

[5:10] Writing the book was the easy part

[9:05] How do you influence a teenager to follow the program?

[12:27] Sleep is more powerful than food and exercise

[17:36] The different categories of REM and non-REM sleep

[20:03] Exercise in the early part of the day for better sleep

[24:49] Fat loss is about your hormone function

[25:54] How supplements affect your body’s natural cycle

[32:04] Meditation is essential in today’s world and this is why it works

[45:33] The cause of and cure for Drew’s sleeping issue

[51:36] Overweight individuals can have a 50% increase in cortisol levels after eating

[58:46] Lifestyle factors that allow you to sleep well at night including a new mattress

[1:03:24] SIDS and illness in children based on mattresses treated with chemicals

[1:11:31] Becoming the best version of yourself through sleep

[1:14:21] The Lightning Round - Bieber Fever!

[1:22:02] Contact Shawn and GET HIS BOOK!

 

Show Sponsor:

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentions:

The Model Health Show

Sleep Smarter

The Hormone Cure

The Hormone Reset Diet

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit

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The Urban Monk

EP029: The Fit to Fat to Fit Experiment Has Changed our Lives Forever with Seth & Dave

Mar 16, 2016 55:58

Description:

One of the most intriguing parts of the Fit to Fat to Fit show on A&E is watching the relationship between the trainer and the client unfold. The friendship, which spawned out of Seth Kaufmann and Dave O’Keefe’s episode, was profound and inspirational. They were able to motivate each other when it was difficult to make it through the initial workouts and held each other accountable for maintaining healthy lifestyles. The pair has made plans for the future and will be launching a workout program, which includes yoga and meditation techniques in addition to nutritious juicing.

 

Key Takeaways:

[3:56] Seth knew he could deal with gaining the weight but he wasn’t sure about not exercising.

[11:47] You can’t go outside, you’re fat!

[13:38] Dave had someone to work out with who had a glimpse of what he was going through.

[15:41] Seth didn’t feel authentic while he was gaining weight.

[21:43] The exercise was the easiest part of the journey for Dave.

[24:34] Juice ‘reboots’ were the most efficient way for us to get our nutrients.

[31:55] Dave has been able to maintain his weight but would like to lose more.

[36:14] My entire family eats healthier and is more active now.

[41:25] Having a yoga date every Wednesday helped me to re-align my body and mind.

[44:42] Contact information for Seth and Dave.

[46:46] The Lightning Round!

 

Sponsors:

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentions:

Fit to Fat to Fit on A&E

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@fit2fat2fit

2FitatHome

@2fitathome

IronLIFE Fitness

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@rebel.lion

Your Computer Guy Inc.

@daveokeefe18

EP028: You Have to Love Yourself No Matter What Size You Are with Fallon Mercedes

Mar 9, 2016 44:17

Description:

Even though the extra weight gave Trainer Fallon beautiful curves, the unhealthy eating left her hormone levels a mess. The producers made her wear a sports bra and tight shorts throughout the episode, which she says was uncomfortable in front of the cameras. The relationship between her and her client, JD, started out as fun and adventurous but after overhearing JD complain to the show’s producers about her training style she started to notice other cracks in their working relationship. Fallon says JD would say he couldn’t make the workouts and then would post pictures of burgers and beers. She felt let down since she was only there to help him. This is the first episode of the Fit to Fat to Fit show where the client left before the end of the experiment, will it be the last?

 

Key Takeaways:

[5:47] The reporter in me challenged me to gain the weight

[8:22] You are the only trainer unable to gain the weight on a consistent basis

[11:19] Weight gain can mess with your hormone levels and fertility

[15:14] You have to love yourself no matter what size you are

[16:52] Live a healthy life so you can enjoy the best things in life

[19:12] Fallon overheard JD bad mouthing her and noticed beer in his social media pictures

[23:16] Fallon felt like there was nothing more she could do for JD

[27:14] Did JD not respect Fallon because she wasn’t a male trainer?

[30:52] JD hasn’t contacted Fallon at all after the filming ended

[33:14] A food journal can be a powerful tool for losing weight

[36:15] High-intensity cardio and strength training got Fallon back in shape

[37:13] Gaining empathy and changing perceptions

[40:01] The Lightning Round

 

Sponsors:

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentions:

Fit to Fat to Fit on A&E

Fat2Fit Casting

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit

2FitatHome

@2fitathome

Fit with Fallon

@fitwithfallon

EP027: Working Out is Fun – If You Do it at the Playground! With Carrie & Kenlee

Mar 2, 2016 57:26

Description:

Simple movement can make all the difference. It feels good, it’s good for us and it gives us a chance to take a big breath of the fresh air outside. This week, trainers Carrie and Kenlee talk with Drew and Lynn about the side benefits of their Fit to Fat to Fit experiment. Kenlee now spends a longer time at the playground with her kids as part of her fitness routine. She says the non-structured workouts keep her motivated and she enjoys the extra family time. Carrie felt she was already empathetic towards the clients she trained at her fitness center, but after this experience she feels she has changed. She had not realized about the mental and emotional toll the unhealthy diet would have on her well-being. She also didn’t anticipate the slow transition back to her normal/healthy diet. Listen in as the ladies share their Fit to Fat to Fit stories.

 

Key Takeaways:

[4:55] Carrie thought she had empathy for her clients before her Fit2Fat2Fi journey

[8:37] Kenlee and Carrie bonded over a glance while working out on the mountain

[14:58] My new diet made me a different person, and I didn’t like it

[17:58] My entire family is eating healthier

[20:28] Carrie’s transition back to healthy food took longer than she thought it would

[24:50] A workout doesn’t have to be at the gym, playing is working out!

[30:20] MMA Fighters and Stay-at-home moms use the same strength training tools

[31:38] Eating healthy is about bringing nutrition into your body not what you take out of your diet

[35:07] My treat meals no longer feel good once they hit my stomach

[41:18] I needed my safety net of women to help keep me accountable

[44:26] The Lightning Round – The devil in spandex

[52:49] Where to find Carrie and Kenlee

 

Sponsor:

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentions:

Fit to Fat to Fit TV

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit

2Fitathome

@2fitathome

Stroops - Python Striker

@coxyphotos

SLC Fit Collective

@kenleeaa

EP026: It’s Called ‘Working Out’, It’s Supposed to Be Tough with Katie & Mateo

Feb 24, 2016 01:20:57

Description:

While Mateo was transitioning from carnivore to “mostly” vegetarian in 0 to 60, Katie loathed herself every time she shoved a French fry into her mouth. This may be the first episode of A&E’s Fit to Fat to Fit reality TV show in which the fitness trainer had a more difficult time with the experiment than the client had with the weight loss program. Katie opens up to Drew about how much she hated every minute and every morsel. She says she doesn’t regret taking in the challenge but she will never, ever do it again. Mateo had his own set of challenges when his body broke down shortly after starting the program, because he hadn’t worked out in years. He also found his soda cravings unbearable. They both agree finding someone who understands what you are going through is the best motivation in the world.

 

Key Takeaways:

[6:30] When Mack and Mateo first met

[10:04] Perceptions of working with a personal trainer and a chef

[13:28] Katie hated the amount of food she had to eat for her Fit to Fat to Fit experiment

[21:51] Overeating took an emotional and physical toll on Katie

[31:58] Stress caused slowdowns in metabolism and weight loss 

[41:31] Changing attitudes is what the experiment is really about

[45:10] Walking was the first step towards getting out of the gym

[46:54] You must create the time to get healthy

[51:55] Obese people endure a quiet suffering but keep doing what they have to do

[55:56] All diets don’t work for everyone, everyone is built differently

[1:00:51] The 50/50 diet regimen, low carbs and lots of protein

[1:06:27] The Lightning Round - Mateo’s cooking is the best in the world

 

Sponsors:

Dollar Workout Club

Hylete Performance Apparel

 

Mentions:

Fit to Fat to Fit TV

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit

2Fitathome

@2fitathome

@mackersnyc

Quest Bar

Pata Negra

chez@chefmateo

EP025: Being Fit & Sculpting Your Body is Different from Starting with a Blank Canvas

Feb 17, 2016 46:02

Description:

Changing your diet requires more than willpower. We all have emotional connections with certain foods, which drive us to eat when we are not hungry or bored. Breaking the cycle was the toughest part for Raela. She felt angry and emotional as she was eliminating soda and other sugars from her life. She had not realized the addictive spell she was under. This week’s trainer, Corey Taylor, was struggling with the Fit to Fat to Fit experience until Drew visited to help him through the physical and emotional hits his body was taking. Corey feels it helped to have someone who understood what he was going through and after his Fit to Fat to Fit experience, he was able to be there mentally for Raela.

 

Key Takeaways:

[2:33] Adding 50-60 pounds over 4 months is scary

[5:37] Changing eating habits was one of the hardest things

[7:14] Raela’s friends were there for her as a support system

[8:37] Fat Corey was more social than Fit Corey is

[10:55] The pressure of a new lifestyle was overwhelming

[14:48] Having someone who knows what you are going through can change your perspective

[19:36] Eating real food and not eating junk was the biggest change for Raela

[20:53] Being fit and sculpting your body is different from starting with a blank canvas

[23:31] Use the earth as a tool to gain better health

[25:24] Raela got angry and emotional when she changed her diet

[29:09] Corey’s new workout programs based on his Fit to Fat to Fit experience

[31:47] How Raela embraced and maintains her fitness lifestyle

[33:41] Losing weight is a bi-product of a healthy, happy lifestyle

[36:59] The Lightning Round - A chubby trainer

 

Sponsor:

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentions:

Fit to Fat to Fit TV

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit

2Fitathome

@2fitathome

@iamcoreytaylor

Fitness as a Lifestyle

The Cage Atlanta

EP024: Bloodwork is a Roadmap to Your Body’s Nutritional Demands

Feb 10, 2016 01:00:11

Description:

Alex and Geoff from last Tuesday’s Fit to Fat to Fit episode are our guests on today’s show. Bloodwork was an integral part of the episode and Geoff says his levels scared him into wanting to clean up his body. Both Alex and Geoff, felt the challenges on a physical as well as an emotion level. Their transformations were captured for us to share and learn from. Geoff has since kept the weight off for 5 months, which is exceptional. The beach scene is where it all started and has left a scar on both trainer and client.

Catch the next Fit to Fat to Fit on A&E next Tuesday at 10 pm.

 

Key Takeaways:

[3:47] Your body is just a small percentage of who you are

[6:55] The first workout together was an emotional experience for Geoff

[8:25] The beach scene provided an eye-opening experience on the importance of nutrition

[10:53] There was value in having Alex do the Fit to Fat to Fit journey also

[13:35] The blood test scared me into cleaning up my body

[18:42] Healthy living is not about having a 6-pack and being slim

[20:16] Depression set in as Alex gained weight

[27:22] Keeping the weight off for 5 months was more impressive than the weight loss iteself

[30:00] It’s still hard to look in the mirror

[34:25] Preparing yourself mentally for losing weight is important

[41:40] How to get around in our processed food world by using a flexible diet 

[45:28] Training is not about calories in and calories out

[48:00] A great trainer gets their client to a point where the trainer is not needed anymore

[48:42] The Lightning Round

[56:11] Contact Alex and Geoff on social media

 

Sponsors:

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentions:

Fit to Fat to Fit on A&E

Pro Diet Solutions

@dieticianking

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@dankasaurusgeoff

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Quest Nutrition

EP023: Being a Trainer Can Save Someone’s Life with Adonis & Alissa

Feb 3, 2016 48:56

Description:

This episode features Adonis and Alissa, trainer and client who appeared on the latest Fit to Fat to Fit TV show from A&E. Their partner workouts focused not only on weight loss but on muscle building and strength training. Adonis says “building muscle means more than a number on the scale.” They became fast friends and will be starting a YouTube channel which will highlight his workouts and her delicious recipes. Listen in to hear how you can follow Adonis’s “Walk Across America” to combat obesity. And, tune in every Tuesday on A&E for another inspiring episode of Fit to Fat to Fit.

If you like our podcast, please subscribe & leave us a review in iTunes. We really appreciate it!

 

Key Takeaways:

[5:08] Adonis was 310 pounds before fitness changed his life

[9:09] Gaining the weight showed Alissa I was on the journey with her

[11:14] I watched him at rock bottom

[13:35] We became friends as well as workout partners

[16:13] It’s a big responsibility to save someone’s life

[21:22] Our partner workouts focused on weight, as well as shape

[25:15] Alissa & Adonis’s nutritional intake and diet changes

[30:34] Alissa is able to talk about her weight loss activities since the show

[35:07] Adonis is happy to report he is maintaining and building his muscles

[37:15] Fit to Fat to Fit is only 4 months old, most of the other shows last a year

[37:50] How to follow Adonis’s “Walk Across America” for obesity

[41:53] The Lightning Round

 

Sponsors:

Dollar Workout Club

Hylete - Special Fit2Fat2Fit offers

 

Mentions:

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit

2Fitathome

@2fitathome

@bodybyadonis

Adonis Hill

@alissakane

EP022a: You Can Change Your Life by Eating Real Food with Abel James

Jan 29, 2016 41:53

Description:

You almost have to have a detective license these days to get “real” food at the grocery store. Labeling is intentionally misleading to consumers who believe “all-natural” actually means the product is truly all natural. The best place to get food that contains beneficial nutrients is the farmer’s market or the local butcher. Drew’s guest, The Fat Burning Man – Abel James, shares his Wild Diet, which he describes as somewhere in between the paleo and primal eating plans. Drew and Abel take us behind the scenes of their reality TV shows, where we learn how someone can wear a full-size bacon costume and still look at themselves in the mirror every morning.

 

Key Takeaways:

[4:54] What exactly is the Wild Diet and what makes it different than Paleo?

[8:22] Watch out for these buzz words

[12:30] Being part of the food culture will help you stay healthy

[13:55] The Wild Diet is a mix of Primal and Paleo

[17:21] There are so many benefits to fasting, plus your muscles don’t fall off

[20:19] Eat around the same time as your daily workout

[21:45] Kids should be eating nutritious foods when they are hungry

[24:51] Being a part of the reality series My Diet is Better than Yours

[30:53] Reality TV shows are created from months of footage packed into 45 minutes

[32:40] The Wild Diet book, Swamp Thing and Abel’s other new projects

[34:00] The Lightning Round - The Wood Brothers

[39:09] Small Things from Swamp Thing

 

Sponsors:

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentions:

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit

2Fitathome     

@2fitathome

The Wild Diet

Caveman Feast

Fat Burning Man

My Diet is Better than Yours

Eat to Live

EP022: Being Self-Righteous and Judgmental Without Realizing It, with Steve, Bonnie and Tasha

Jan 27, 2016 54:56

Description:

Focusing on clients’ needs is something that has always been important to the trainer, Steve Pfiester. Even during his early days of training, he recognized it was necessary to understand all aspects of physical therapy in order to be the best trainer he could be. His recent Fit to Fat to Fit experience is another example of how he gives of himself to benefit his clients, both physically and mentally. After gaining 45 pounds for the show, Steve found himself struggling to perform his own Boot Camp workout. He realized he may have been judgmental before this journey because he could see people’s potential but never understood why they didn’t want to get in shape. Drew and Lynn are joined by Steve’s wife, Bonnie and Tasha Reiss-Cruzz, the client from the Fit to Fat to Fit TV show.

Watch Fit to Fat to Fit on A&E next Tuesday at 10 pm. Please, leave us a review and subscribe in iTunes.

 

Key Takeaways:

[4:30] Steve grew up as a chubby kid, but he had a natural affinity towards fitness

[6:30] Bonnie worked out with her Dad as a kid

[8:41] Steve thought he had fallen out of love with Bonnie 

[14:44] Should marriage make you happy all the time?

[17:27] It all starts with obedience

[20:31] Being a selfless mom wasn’t enough for Tasha 

[24:16] Why did Steve get involved in the Fit to Fat to Fit project?

[28:34] Being self-righteous and judgmental without realizing it

[31:41] Wrestling with knowing someone’s potential

[35:15] Tasha felt like Steve better understood what she was going through

[38:06] Being overweight helped us to change our own boot camp program

[40:10] Steve’s first workout after gaining the weight was brutal

[44:20] Contact Bonnie, Steve and Tasha

[46:24] The Lightning Round

 

Sponsors:

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentions:

Fit to Fat to Fit on A&E

Fit2Fat2Fit

@Fit2Fat2Fit

2Fitathome

@2fitathome

Pfitblog

BCx Boot Camp

@stevepfiester

@bonniepfiester

@tashacruzz

EP021a: Nothing Trumps Experience with Rich “Ace” Franklin

Jan 22, 2016 47:46

Description:

Ongoing training and proper nutrition are key factors in keeping your body in top shape. Even if you don’t desire the life of a cage fighter, you can learn important life and fitness lessons from our guest Rich Franklin. He shares both his training regimen and nutritional goals with us. In preparation for an MMA or UFC fight, he physically works his body for 22 grueling hours a week; and he uses Armor Gel exclusively to keep his body protected from dangerous infections while working out. Rich believes that “Anything worth accomplishing in life is going to be a difficult task” and he shares his positive and encouraging message with people all over the world.

Subscribe to this podcast on iTunes and watch The Fit to Fat to Fit Show Tuesdays on A&E

 

Key Takeaways:

[3:53] Dishin’ some dirt on Dallas

[6:03] Transitioning from teaching to becoming a full-time fighter

[11:41] Anything worth accomplishing in life is going to be a difficult task

[14:20] How to Be a Loser – TEDxUChicago

[16:30] How does Rich train and eat during retirement?

[20:47] Prepping for a Fight

[23:30] Nothing trumps experience

[26:17] Looking at things from a cellular level – It’s all about nutrition

[30:35] Weight cutting can be as stressful as the fight

[35:02] Death related to weight cutting is causing changes in the UFC

[38:22] Armor Gel uses silver, which inhibits the growth of microorganisms

[42:48] The Lightning Round – The droopy

 

Sponsors:

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentions:

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit

2FitatHome

@2fitathome

Whole 30

Rich Franklin

How to Be a Loser TEDxU - Rich Franklin

Armor Gel

MMA

UFC

Mike Dolce

EP021: A&E’s Fit to Fat to Fit Show – JJ & Ray from Episode 1 Tell All

Jan 20, 2016 53:11

Description:

The first episode of A&E’s Fit to Fat to Fit show was truly an amazing story that brought Drew’s experiment to life. JJ Peterson is the trainer who needed to gain 60 pounds in order to participate. He has been a fitness buff since he was 10 years old. He was obsessed with how the human body functioned and had never been overweight in his life. Ray Stewart is the client who found himself pushing the 400lb mark on the scale. He always felt judged when entering a gym; and felt as though he was on a different planet when he previously participated in a fitness show. The two are now planning their next Spartan race together. Get the behind the scenes juice from today’s podcast.

 

Key Takeaways:

[3:45] A kidney disease led JJ to love the human body and how it works

[8:34] In hindsight, my previous judgment was misplaced

[12:15] Ray felt judged when he went to a fitness conference or to the gym

[14:32] It’s inspiring to see people doing the best they can

[15:44] JJ’s Fit2Fat2Fit journey was more difficult mentally than it was physically

[18:46] My trainer gaining the weight made a huge impact on my weight loss experience

[23:41] The biggest thing I learned from the Fit2Fat2Fit journey

[25:30] Adding love to my training program since I am more focused on the individual as a whole

[28:28] JJ struggled with his first workout after 120 days without physical exercise

[31:11] It was powerful to see how bad JJ wanted it

[34:09] Ray makes a decision every day to stay on the program

[37:57] Paying it forward

[39:40] We don’t bring crap food into the house

[42:44] Contact information for JJ & Ray

[44:07] The Lightening Round

 

Sponsors:

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentions:

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit

2FitatHome

@2fitathome

@doitanywayray

@hiittrainer

@hiittrainer33

Clean Simple Eats

EP020: It’s Not About Vanity for the Trainers - It’s a Life Mission

Jan 12, 2016 45:03

Description:

Dan Partland, Executive Producer of the upcoming Fit to Fat to Fit TV docu-series joins Drew and Lynn to discuss the making of the show. Dan mentions he was surprised to discover the unconscious biases towards super fit people as well as the biases people have about obese people. He also shares how the show may seem gimmicky to those who don’t watch it, but when they see it they will realize the emotional and mental aspects of weight loss from two completely different fitness groups. The show will be as profound as the Fit2Fat2Fit book.

 

Key Takeaways:

[4:47] Dan’s background in television and documentaries

[9:50] Fiction films are fun to watch but not a lot of fun to make

[11:53] ‘Is the Fit2Fat2Fit show going to be safe?’, was my first thought

[14:51] Finding the right style and tone was important with this show

[19:09] Showing the mental and emotional side of the journey

[19:52] People might think the show is gimmicky if they don’t watch it

[24:20] Everybody involved with making the show was impacted 

[30:53] Participants had their own reasons for being part of the show

[32:18] Drew’s book is deeply profound

[35:56] The trainers and the clients were almost like different species

[37:35] The Lightning Round - Dan wouldn’t do a Fit2Fat2Fit experience

 

Sponsor:

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentions:

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit

Fit2Fat2Fit Book

2Fitathome

@2fitathome

A&E

Fit to Fat to Fit TV

Intervention

 

EP019: Jimmy Moore and Drew Talk About Ketosis and the Fit2Fat2Fit Docu-Series

Jan 5, 2016 46:21

Description:

Our first simulcast combines a podcasting veteran, Jimmy Moore of Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb and a podcast newbie, but soon to be a legend, Drew Manning in a tete-a-tete. The guys discuss ketosis, what it means, how to get there and whether or not it should be used to compete against the Biggest Loser. Then, Jimmy questions Drew about his Fit2fat2fit TV show starting on January 19th on the A&E network; including, why he decided on a TV show and what we can expect to experience by watching it. Lynn and the lightning round will be back next week.

 

Key Takeaways:

[4:52] Gaining empathy by gaining weight 

[7:18] Convenience foods can cause moments of weakness

[10:38] Not all doctors are on board but they should be

[13:02] The correct process to reach ketosis

[18:41] Foods to eat to reach ketosis

[21:12] Does Jimmy splurge on junk food?

[24:03] Is Keto okay for children?

[28:25] Drew’s new show is an emotional docu-series

[35:19] January 19th is the Fit2Fat2Fit show debut on A&E

[36:45] Find the diet that works for you, it’s not a religion

[38:28] Top tips to get started with your plan to reach ketosis

[42:10] If Drew had truly reached ketosis, he would have remembered “Office Space”

 

Sponsor:

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentions:

LivinLa Vida Low-Carb

@livinlowcarbman

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit

Keto Clarity

The Ketogenic Cookbook

A&E

 

EP018: The Critical Role of a Father with Larry Hagner

Dec 29, 2015 01:11:11

Description:

Our kids pick up on everything we do. They notice how we treat ourselves, how we treat each other and how we treat them. If you take care of yourself physically and mentally, they are more than likely to mimic you and understand the importance of self-care. If they observe you being a good spouse, they will appreciate how they should be treated when it’s their turn to be a spouse. So, put away your phone, sit down with your children and ask them well thought-out open-ended questions they can answer with spirit.

This week’s guest, Larry Hagner of the Good Dad Project, guides us through his journey and shares the important lessons he has learned by trying to be the father his kids deserve.

 

Key Takeaways:

[4:33] Unbeatable Mind – It’s all about perception

[9:43] Are you going to be my Dad?

[15:58] Confronting the past can lead to a beneficial future

[21:00] Practicing personal growth tactics to become a better father

[23:30] Analyzing the statistics

[26:09] The cool thing about fathering a daughter

[27:27] The Dad’s Edge is written specifically for men

[28:28] Lessons children can teach us about unplugging

[34:03] Health and nutrition are paramount

[39:23] Learn something new every day to help you be a better parent

[45:54] The Dad’s Edge is written for individuals

[48:11] The quality of your life depends on the quality of your questions

[49:52] Learning nutrition from Shawn Stevenson

[55:45] The Lightning Round!

[59:15] Wait, is Shawn on this podcast too?

[1:03:37] Larry would not do a Fit2Fat2Fit experience

[1:05:28] The new Fit2Fat2Fit TV show will air in January 19, 2016

[1:08:05] Contact Larry Hagner

 

Sponsors:

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentions:

The Dads Edge

The Good Dad Project

@GoodDadProject

Mark Divine

The Model Health Show

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit

2FitatHome

@2fitathome

 

EP017: Having a Silly Side can Help Us Cope as Survivors with Sarah Plummer

Dec 22, 2015 53:46

Description:

Do you ever wonder how some people can take blow after blow and still have the strength to be positive? Our guest, Sarah Plummer, tells us exactly how she does it. As a female marine, she felt the drive to excel physically and fell victim to physical abuse. She made headlines with the part she played in the Military Justice Improvement Act, and her book, Just Roll with it, recently got to bookstore shelves. She promotes healthy living through yoga retreats and draws from her experiences to help clients attain desired fitness levels. 

 

Key Takeaways:

[3:01] Drew’s big announcement!

[4:52] Sarah was a student athlete in a military family

[8:06] The full injury report

[12:02] Finding the strength to overcome

[14:53] Having a silly side can help you cope

[17:14] A systemic failure in the military

[20:27] The Military Improvement to the Justice Act

[24:20] Does movement promotes epiphanies?

[30:41] Make your breath your own, through yoga

[37:10] Taking a client-centered approach is what differentiates Sarah’s program

[40:29] Grab Sarah’s book, Just Roll with it

[43:09] Contact Sarah

[44:15] The Lightning Round - Krispy Kreme

[49:29] Sarah would do a Fit2Fat2Fit journey

 

Sponsors:

Quest Nutrition

 

Mentions:

Fit 2 Fat 2 Fit TV on A&E - January 12, 2016

Just Roll with it

@semper_sarah

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@fit2fat2fit

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EP015: Simple Scientific Steps to Allow Your Body to Heal Itself

Dec 8, 2015 01:12:39

Description:

The human body is a machine designed to heal itself. It is capable of producing exactly what your cells need if given the right fuel (aka the proper nutrients). But before you put any food in your mouth, you need to feed your head. Positive thoughts and confidence can simplify your new lifestyle change. Allow your body to tell you what it wants and needs. There is a movement afoot to prevent chronic illnesses by way of proper nutrition. But until that takes hold, you need to look after yourself and your loved ones with activities that bring you joy, and with foods that empower your cells. .

 

Key Takeaways:

[4:51] Increasing hormones through song and dance

[6:59] We are hardwired to learn through our auditory senses

[10:00] Improving your nutrient profile improves your health

[12:25] Shawn felt like he should be a doctor, but not in the traditional sense

[13:54] At 15, Shawn was given drugs for a broken hip instead of nutritional information

[15:29] The nocebo effect is scientifically proven

[18:06] It’s all in your mind

[18:47] Shawn “Fluffy” Combs made a decision to get well

[20:55] Nutrition and hydration

[23:13] Raw materials allow the body to rebuild itself

[25:08] Calcium supplements increase risk of heart attack and stroke

[27:29] Find strategic ways to sneak green, leafy vegetables into your diet

[29:51] Reversing chronic illnesses by changing your lifestyle

[33:08] People noticed the transformation after 9 months

[36:58] Classically trained doctors go through medical training, but not nutritional training

[38:10] Health care professionals may live 10 years less than their patients

[41:22] Nutrigenomics - The power of food

[43:58] Listen to your own body

[46:13] Humans have tried to eat everything

[48:32] Eating raw foods only, is like being on an extended cleanse

[50:00] Be true to yourself, whatever you choose to do

[54:12] Lynn is a much evolved human being

[55:10] Be the example you want your kids to see and mimic

[1:01:32] Contact Shawn and listen to his podcast, The Model Health Show

[1:03:30] The Lightning Round

[1:08:56] Creating Shawn’s most embarrassing moment

 

Sponsors:

MRM USA

Dollar Workout Club

 

Mentions:

The Model Health Show

The Model Health Show Website

@shawnmodel

The Shawn Model on FB

Mind Over Medicine

Dr. Oz

The Hormone Cure - Sara Gottfried

Man vs Wild

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit

2FitatHome

@2fitatHome

 

EP014: It Doesn’t Matter Where You’ve Been, it Only Matters Where You are Going with Shaun T

Dec 1, 2015 57:02

Description:

In this refreshingly open and honest conversation with Shaun T, we explore the beauty of believing in ourselves. Shaun experienced mental and physical abuse from an authority figure when he was young. He knew this type of environment is toxic, so he decided to head to LA to become a dancer. He now encourages people to be the best they can be by enhancing their lives with workout programs designed to uplift the body and the soul. He makes his decisions based on love and leads by example. “We only have one life to live,” he says and he intends to make the most of it.

 

Key Takeaways:

[3:57] How did Drew and Shaun T meet?

[6:45] Shaun closed himself up to the world until the age of 14

[9:47] Gaining 50 pounds led to Shaun’s fitness journey

[12:02] Driving across the country to become a professional dancer

[15:11] Shaun met his husband in New York but eventually moved to Arizona

[16:33] Ten years with Beachbody allowed Shaun to enhance people’s lives

[20:21] Developing a new workout is draining, both physically and emotionally

[24:46] Staying positive and spontaneous starts with answering “what is it that you want?”

[27:12] Accepting your body type and all of its changes

[30:20] Don’t forget about the overweight person - it’s the person who started your journey

[33:21] Dealing with prejudice about homosexuality was easier for me than my husband

[37:22] Sexuality is more about who you love and not about sex

[40:03] We only have one life

[41:18] My Diet is Better than Yours, premier airs on January 7th on ABC

[44:52] The Lightning Round - Using your assets

[49:43] Shaun and Lynn are moving to a nudist colony

[52:31] Six months of apple crisp isn’t enough to motivate Shaun to do a Fit2Fat2Fit journey

 

Visit our Sponsors:

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Mentions:

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Fit2Fat2Fit

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EP013: Words have Power, so Talk Nicely to Yourself with Simply Sadie Jane

Nov 24, 2015 51:27

Description:

Many people think of getting fit or weight-loss as a purely physical thing, but Drew reminds us of the mental and emotional challenges, which can be the toughest part of the journey. Our guest, Simply Sadie Jane shares with us the best fitness advice she ever received, a daily affirmation that helped her attain her goal. She also opens up about her experiences of being a heavier person for most of her life and how she was able to overcome her previous habits to become the satisfied, fit person she is today.

 

Key Takeaways:

[5:06] Sadie started the blog because she was inspired by the women she was helping

[8:45] I wanted to be healthy for my kids so I changed my nutrition

[12:33] Doctors and nurses can be really unhealthy

[15:06] I realized there was no balance and that you need to let stuff go if you can’t get it done

[18:22] I used Crossfit to get the most out of my body, now we have one in our garage

[21:09] Craigslist is a great place to find used exercise equipment

[25:37] Start improving your Crossfit forms at home, which will make it easier when you get to the gym

[27:22] We work out at home and at the gym

[30:41] Stop saying you are going to start over and just take it one day at a time

[33:13] The best advice Sadie ever received was a mantra

[37:00] Positive affirmations are NOT just for women

[39:06] The Lightning Round! Channing Tat-YUM

[47:48] Being the heavy cheerleader was tough, so I wouldn’t want to go back

[49:17] Contact information for Simply Sadie Jane

 

Mentions:

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Simply Sadie Jane

@simplysadiejane

Fit2Fat2Fit

@fit2fat2fit

2Fitathome

@2fitathome

 

 

EP012: Using Exercise to Clear Your Mind with Tim Ballard of Operation Underground Railroad

Nov 17, 2015 44:56

Description:

Drew and Tim Ballard met at their mutual workout club in Utah. When Drew found out what Tim did for a living, he and Heidi started contributing to Operation Underground Railroad. The organization rescues children who have been enslaved into the sex trade industry. They are involved in missions all over the world, including inside U.S. borders. Tim says his exercise program allows him to keep himself strong in mind and body. Be warned, there are parts of this episode that you might find disturbing due to the subject matter. Please turn that disturbance into a donation to Operation Underground Railroad.

 

Key Takeaways:

[1:43] Background information about Tim & Operation Underground Railroad 

[6:15] Tim worked for the CIA & Homeland Security but didn’t want to work in child crime

[8:32] The hardest part was seeing the kids who couldn’t be rescued because of their jurisdiction

[10:59] But sex slavery doesn’t happen in the United States, right? *sensitive content*

[14:07] The government doesn’t offer any rehabilitation, private organizations are needed to help

[17:36] Tim uses his faith and CrossFit to emotionally enjoy his time with his family after work

[19:38] CrossFit reached out to us and became our corporate sponsor

[24:30] Big celebrity names help us promote what we are doing

[27:24] Our goal is to show the kids who they really are and what potential they have

[29:20] Operations are varied and we are building technology tools

[35:05] Is there a danger in being a volunteer or a part of this organization?

[38:56] The more resources we get the more kids we can save

[40:41] Visit CrossFit box in Draper, Utah and see the Abolitionist movie to support the cause

 

Mentions:

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2FitatHome

 

EP011: Don’t Sacrifice Your Love of Food, Use Spices to Jazzy Things Up with Jasmine Schmalhaus

Nov 10, 2015 01:00:53

Description:

If you think eating healthy means you need to spend hours in the kitchen doing meal prep, you need to listen to this episode. We have insider secrets on how to make basic or staple foods in advance and simply add spices when you are ready to heat and eat your meals. “Getting recipes from someone whose favorite meal is pancakes works for me” says Lynn. Jasmine shares with us how a Groupon changed her free ice cream everyday life into a healthy life which includes 6 healthy recipe cookbooks and powerlifting workouts.

 

Key Takeaways:

[5:23] What exactly does Jasmine do?

[6:12] Social media is a big shift in sharing common interests

[7:58] Jasmine got free ice cream every day at her HR position at Nestle

[11:56] Someone suggested writing an e-cookbook

[14:24] Jasmine had support but everyone said she was crazy to quit her job in 2013

[18:37] You can make your favorite food into a healthy, affordable meal

[21:32] Jasmine’s Instagram account is filled with creative, delicious recipes

[23:09] Meal prep can be simple, don’t underestimate seasoning

[26:24] Jazzy’s top 5 seasonings

[29:22] Daily habits can help you to keep your health and fitness goals

[32:40] Jazzy’s daily routine starts with your favorite breakfast

[37:43] Reading is very important because it gives you time to re-focus

[40:26] Powerlifting for strength not for mass is Jasmine’s workout routine

[45:51] Try something new in your fitness routine to keep things exciting

[47:57] The Lightning Round! - Rock-ing the fanny pack jokes, down under

[55:19] Jazzy WOULD do Fit2Fat2Fit on purpose

[58:14] Contact information for Jasmine

 

Mentions:

Jazzy Things

@jazzythings

@itsjazzythings

Quest Nutrition

Dollar Workout Club

@Fit2Fat2Fit

@2Fitathome

 

EP010: Knowing Your Why Behind Your Fitness Goals with Bruce Pitcher of Extreme Weight Loss

Nov 3, 2015 51:09

Description:

What a burst of energy this guy is. Bruce Pitcher and Drew met on Season 3 of Extreme Weight Loss (EWL). Bruce’s story is so touching, so potent and so raw it impacts everyone who hears it. After years of hiding a secret about his father, Bruce gradually gained weight until he reached 410 lbs. Becoming a participant on EWL changed Bruce’s life forever. He found unbridled support from the fitness coaches which helped him to turn his health around. He now works on fitness boot camps, speaks motivationally and encourages people with his voracious energy to take continue on their journey to better health.

 

Key Takeaways:

[4:15] Bruce and Drew met on a mind-blowing episode of Extreme Weight Loss

[6:08] Bruce’s memories of his father’s arrest and his suicide attempt

[13:03] Weight started piling on quickly and I weighed as much as 410 pounds

[14:47] Feeling the love from people on the show gave me the confidence to confront my dad

[17:57] Chris made me realize I didn’t keep the promises I made to myself

[20:28] Tommy is a Crossfit freak and everybody should be lifting weights

[26:25] Knowing your “why” behind your fitness goals

[31:34] Bruce’s energy is contagious

[32:43] The naked squat in front of the mirror and 3 random positive comments before 10 am

[33:58] Meal prep is a daily habit which can push you in the right directions

[36:51] What supplements does Bruce take

[39:24] Bruce’s goal for next year 

[40:10] Lynn doesn’t enjoy Crossfit, just keep your Crossfit talk to yourself

[42:54] The Lightning Round

[44:34] Chris & Heidi Powell impressions

[46:47] Some random fitness talk which includes frams

[48:34] Contact info for Bruce

 

Mentions:

Quest Nutrition

Dollar Workout Club

Destination Boot Camp

Bodpod

@brucepitcher

Bruce Pitcher on FB

Fit2Fat2Fit

2Fitathome

@2fitathome

@fit2fat2fit

 

EP009: The Power of Food with the Green Smoothie Girl, Robyn Openshaw

Oct 27, 2015 47:58

Description:

Little changes can make all the difference in your family's health. Our bodies need the nutrients fresh food contains. Processed foods may seem easier at the time but the toll it takes on our bodies is enormous. If you want to feel better, lose weight and increase your energy levels try a green smoothie. It’s as simple as dumping vegetables and fruits in a blender. It’s nature’s pharmacy in a glass.

 

Key Takeaways:

[4:18] So are you Robyn or Green Smoothie Girl

[5:15] Robyn’s very real journey of health problems

[9::25] And one day she unintentionally made her first green smoothie

[10:32] Little changes made her kids healthier

[15:34] Tips for kids - Get sugar out of your house!

[16:11] We stopped getting sick when we stopped eating the processed food

[16:22] Wife Swap started a rush of hits on Greensmoothiegirl.com

[17:47] She pays her son to make the smoothies and to do the dishes

[18:25] What exactly is Robyn’s green smoothie

[20:30] The difference between juicing and whole food blending

[27:31] Robyn’s everyday exercise routine

[31:00] A cheat food is chai tea, iced coffee, wine and chocolate

[34:41] We are what we eat

[37:28] Balance is overrated just do the best you can

[40:12] The Lightning Round

[43:13] Compassion for people who are overweight

[44:35] Be the Change Tour is coming up

 

GreenSmoothieGirl's PINK Breakfast Smoothie!

1 1/2 cups coconut juice

1/4 cup raw cashews

2-4 large dates, pitted

1 large chunk of a raw beet, peeled

1 large carrot, in chunks

12 large frozen strawberries (or a 10 oz. bag)

 

Blend all but strawberries in a turbo blender until smooth. Add strawberries and blend 90 seconds until smooth. Enjoy immediately!

Note: I like to ferment my coconut juice using water kefir grains, for probiotics for gut health! I keep it on my counter every day, to drain off into my blender, and "start" some new "coconut juice kefir."

 

Mentions:

Quest Nutrition

Dollar Workout Club

GSG Life

Blendtec

Be the Change Tour

@gsglife

@greensmoothiegirl

2FitatHome

Fit2Fat2Fit

 

EP008: The Whole30 - Resetting Your Emotional Relationship with Food with Melissa Hartwig

Oct 20, 2015 55:19

Description:

Wait, what? It’s true, Melissa is a New York Times bestselling co-author, a mother, she’s super smart and has great hair. You may be thinking it isn’t fair, but Melissa pushed reset on her old eating habits and makes deliberate decisions about what she puts in her body. Her Whole30 program, which she designed with her husband Dallas, provides tools and resources which put people on the path of better health and overall wellness. She explains why it’s not the best idea to integrate a vegan diet or intermittent fasting into the program and how the program will change your life in just 30 days.

 

Key Takeaways:

[:52] Quest Nutrition

[1:31] Dollar Workout Club is an amazing program

[4:48] The whole30 is a program which pushes the reset button

[6:29] Focus on the positives of the 30-day program

[9:56] Drew’s experience with the Whole30

[13:05] The absence of trigger foods is a compromise at 30 days

[14:30] : (

[14:52] It’s about changing habits, chewing gum is a stress response

[16:44] The Whole30 & intermittent fasting don’t combine well

[20:44] Vegans can implement pieces of the program

[23:54] Feeding your child for better health

[29:23] Articles on how to get your family on board with the program

[31:00] This is designed to be a short-term dietary reset

[34:08] I’ve learned to make conscious, deliberate decisions about what I eat

[36:23] Leak alert - Happy, healthy pregnancies project

[39:27] Setting expectations with family, friends and colleagues

[44:47] The Lightning Round

[45:25] Paleo in the media

[51:23] Emotional relationship with food

 

Mentions:

@melissa_hartwig

The Whole9

The Whole30

It Starts with Food

Fit2Fat2Fit - @fit2fat2fit

2Fitathome - @2fitathome

Quest Nutrition

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EP007: Discussing Fitness Goals with your Spouse when They are not On Board with Natalie Hodson

Oct 13, 2015 56:42

Description:

Getting your fitness groove on is difficult at first. Fear of being judged at the gym can cause you to skip your workout. But what do you do when you really want to lose the baby weight, tone your muscles and make yourself healthier and happier? Try focusing on only the things you are able to change and make small, attainable goals for yourself. Lynn’s soul sister and stunt double, Natalie, shares with us how her honesty led her to a new career, a healthier life and gained her millions of followers. Plus, 3 grocery store hacks you can use to buy nutritious, tasty food for less money.

 

Key Takeaways:

[:59] Pumpkin Pie Quest Bar - Yes please and follow it up with a Dollar Workout Club Video

[3:28] Natalie never thought she would be in the health and fitness industry

[5:01] Without 12-week trainer my fitness journey may not have happened

[6:10] Finding ways to make eating healthy taste good

[8:30] We were swimming in student loan debt, so I needed to work

[14:32] I used exercise as self-care when I reached mommy burnout

[17:35] Getting women on the same page

[19:30] Frustration about my body changes and no one talked about it

[21:20] Natalie’s #ownit campaign - Focus on things you can change

[27:00] Helping with the Perfectly Imperfect campaign

[28:47] There have been mean comments

[29:36] Men have insecurities and inadequacies too

[31:47] Dave Ramsey Podcast

[33:05] Natalie’s grocery store hacks

[39:10] Dealing with a spouse who is not on board

[43:07] Lynn survives being thrown under the bus by Drew, again

[44:10] It’s a difficult situation discussing your fitness goals with your spouse

[47:30] A 3rd child?

[48:20] Natalie would do a fit2fat2fit journey

[50:30] The Lightning Round - Accidents happen

 

Mentions:

Quest Nutrition

Natalie Hodson

@nataliehodson1

Dollar Workout Club

LiveFit Trainer

Bodybuilding.com

Scentsy

#ownit

Smart Money, Smart Kids

Fit2Fat2Fit

2FitatHome

 

EP006: Extreme Weight Loss - Creating the Show with Executive Producer Matt Assmus

Oct 6, 2015 53:58

Description:

Matt shares with us the responsibilities of an executive producer for a weight loss, reality show. Extreme Weight Loss works with clients, who have over 200 pounds to shed, for over a year. It starts with setting proper expectations and creating weight loss goals for each individual and ends with skin reduction surgery for the clients who meet their goals. The shows’ producers and hosts become friends, confidants and cheerleaders with the clients as they feel the pressure to succeed. And, when the show is finished filming you move on to next season’s clients.

 

Key Takeaways:

[:39] Quest nutrition uses high-quality ingredients

[2:44] Who is Matt Assmus and what does he do

[7:55] Extreme Weight Loss, creating the show

[11:17] Setting proper expectations for weight loss

[12:46] Skin surgery after losing 50% body weight

[14:38] Chris & Heidi develop individualized plans for each person

[15:57] Casting looks for people who are at their last resort

[19:10] We naturally brought in Heidi

[21:44] Chris believes everybody’s story

[23:44] Putting pressure on the clients to reach their goals

[27:21] Clients support each other and are given local trainers

[30:11] How many people gain the weight back after the show

[31:19] Staying in the public eye helps people keep the weight off

[33:57] It’s hard for clients to be invisible after being on the show

[34:50] There is no transition program after the show

[36:21] If you’ve lost 200 lbs. you are an inspiration to many

[37:51] A viewing party let me see the effects our show is having

[42:00] Weight loss shows bring obesity to the forefront

[46:22] We wanted to show the effects of the weight loss other than the weight loss

[47:32] The Lightning Round

 

Mentions:

Quest Nutrition

Extreme Weight Loss

3 Ball Productions

Extreme Weight Loss FB page

 

EP005: A Wake Up Call from his Doctor Led Kevin Curry to his New Fit Life

Sep 29, 2015 52:57

Description:

For years Kevin says he just couldn’t master the whole diet thing until his doctor gave him a wake up call. His original blog was intended to hold himself accountable for his food choices and lifestyle but his message resonated to both English and Spanish speaking communities. He now has the number one food app and says the real key to good health is nutrition. 

 

Key Takeaways:

[:18] Low net carbs & high quality protein in Quest bars

[3:24] Who is Kevin Curry?

[4:16] I couldn’t master the whole diet thing, then I had a wake up call

[6:26] I started my blog to help myself but then other people needed help too

[9:04] Understanding the addiction of food

[12:23] Building the physique of your dreams

[15:12] I wanted to delay the real world so I taught hip hop dance

[19:20] I caught a lot of flack for reaching out so much

[20:53] Kevin’s typical day is better in the summer

[24:44] A pre-workout meal and a post-workout meal

[28:24] Don’t buy processed stuff from the store

[29:51] $60 bucks a week for food is all I had so I had to make it work

[34:04] It’s deliberate that there is no diet related to my recipes

[34:51] Vegan recipes are so creative

[36:30] I naturally appeal to women but I have 60% male audience and 40% female

[37:27] I do a traditional body building routine 4 times a week

[40:08] The Lightning Round

[46:01] Just drink water

[46:48] It would be hard for me to a fit2fat2fit experience

[48:58] How to contact Kevin on social media - Get the app

 

Mentions:

Quest Nutrition

Fit Men Cook

No Cheats Needed

Fit2Fat2Fit

2Fitathome

Tough Mudder

@Fitmencook

 

EP004: Finding Joy in Working Out with Cassey Ho, One of the Top 25 Fitness Influencers in the World

Sep 22, 2015 57:45

Description:

Cassey worked hard to be the best at everything while growing up and her parents assumed she would be a doctor or a lawyer. When she told them she was pursuing other goals of the entrepreneurial nature they withheld their support for almost 2 years. Although it was difficult to be without them Cassey used the time to learn design and pilates. She now runs her successful OGorgeous accessory business, has 2.5 million followers, is preparing her workout program for a major fitness gym and helps people become who they want to be with authentic videos and blogs.

 

Key Takeaways:

[1:20] Quest Nutrition is a great snack to have on hand

[3:05] Who is Cassey and what is OGorgeous

[4:38] Cassey learned designing through the trial and error method

[5:17] Owning the title of one of the top 25 fitness influencers in the world

[7:30] Cassey is down to earth and body positive

[8:28] Drew helped me through a body plateau

[10:44] I had a candy biz when I was younger and sold Cassey’s Crack Cookies

[15:01] As an entrepreneur I can work harder to become more successful

[17:19] My parents have come around and are now willing to help me with my business

[18:49] Social media comments started to get under my skin so I made the video

[22:56] You can’t judge a book by its cover

[25:34] Most of the mean comments come from women - they must be hurting so much

[28:17] Cassey’s Fitness Tip - Find the joy in working out

[31:25] I work out all the time and my muscles still spasm after a hard workout

[32:56] A typical breakfast includes eggs

[35:00] Sam is the strategist behind the business plus he knows how to make me look good

[39:42] Google Sam & Cassey Ho

[40:40] Fit2Fat2Fit Journey - Growing up chubby was hard I was extremely body conscious

[49:07] The Lightning Round

[52:16] The epic meal portion food challenge

[55:18] My pilates will be the official pilates of 24 Hour Fitness

 

Mentions:

Bloglities

Quest Nutrition

OGorgeous

ThePerfectBody - Youtube video

@blogilates

Fit2Fat2Fit

2Fitathome

 

EP003: Heidi Powell - A Down to Earth Super-friend You Want As Your Trainer

Sep 15, 2015 51:41

Description:

You may know her as the meaner of the two trainers on Extreme Weight Loss but as Heidi sees it she is being a true friend to her trainee’s. She uses her own past of binging and purging to help people address the emotional aspect of a bad body image. She wants to be the person she wishes had when she went through dark times. Heidi knows that leading by example is the best way to help her children stay healthy in body and mind and just like the rest of us works hard to create the proper balance of work and family life. 

 

Key Takeaways:

[:15] When we travel it’s so convenient to have a Quest protein bar

[2:05] Heidi opens up about her eating disorder and teaching her kids healthy eating habits

[4:28] It’s hard to find people with good intentions, so when you find them hold on to them

[5:40] I was so happy to find like minded people who understand

[6:12] Perfectly Imperfect - removing shame and finding a balance with who we are

[9:05] Your body type is your body type and it’s beautiful

[11:02] Heidi wishes she had someone to talk to during the dark times

[13:12] Body image issues as young as age 10, growing up in a fit family

[15:52] Never force exercise on a kid, lead by example

[17:10] The destructive binging and purging behaviors didn’t cease until I was pregnant

[20:26] Placing emphasis on strength and not the number on the scale

[22:21] My training changes when preparing for a show

[23:02] My husband Chris just listened to me when I talked about my shame

[24:53] Drew throws Lynn under the bus

[25:37] Heidi throws Chris under the bus, public image wise

[29:31] Is Heidi meaner than Chris? Somebody needs to have a firmer hand and be a real friend

[32:13] What will happen to Chris & Heidi after the tv show ends

[34:10] Balance is a moving target especially family/work balance

[37:09] I MAKE time for fitness because I want it in my life

[39:45] Do people make themselves a victim

[40:44] Tabata 4 minute fitness program

[41:34] What inspired the fitness competition and being coached

[44:17] No thanks, I don’t want to risk my health with a fit2fat2fit experience

[47:10] The Lightning Round

 

Mentions:

QuestNutrition

ExtremeWeightLoss

2fitathome

Fit2Fat2Fit

HeidiPowell

@realheidipowell

Photo Credit: KaceyLuviPhotography/@kaceyluvi

Quest Nutrition

 

 

EP002: The Courage It Takes to Truly Transform - The Chris Powell Interview

Sep 15, 2015 47:04

Description:

Knowing what you are good at and not good at can save you lots of money, just ask Chris Powell. He figured out (by trial and error) he was a much better trainer than a businessman. He openly admits to his hard times and shares how living in a bitter place transformed him to become the friend, husband, father and trainer he is today. He believes being vulnerable can open a person up to growth and change your life forever. Losing weight might be the end goal but the way to get there is through your heart and mind.

 

Key Takeaways:

[3:07] Chris is a father of 4 and the host of Extreme Weight Loss

[4:10] Drew and Chris’ first meeting

[6:16] Somebody always wants to take a picture when eating normal food 

[7:55] I indulge in my cravings but I balance it out with additional measures

[9:51] Is it possible to cheat the system

[11:12] Chris didn’t think he was going to be a trainer, he was going to be a pilot

[15:27] Training has always been a passion

[16:07] Producers are always looking for new idea’s

[17:49] Super obese people want help we just don’t know about them

[18:19] An e-mail changed two lives dramatically

[21:07] I lost all of my money on bad investments

[22:39] A seedy pick up line worked on my wife

[23:45] Months after we pitched the show idea ABC bought it

[26:48] Losing everything caused me to be bitter but I had to go through hard times

[29:23] Accepting your vulnerabilities can open you up to growth and change your life forever

[33:47] Power struggles are behind many of my arguments

[35:13] Ego is a powerful tool in transformations

[37:15] When the cameras go away and the scale stays the same what happens

[40:12] Chris would never do a fit2fat2fit experience

[42:26] Breakfast cereal, straight cream, fried chicken and milkshakes

[44:13] The lightning round 

 

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EP001: Lynn and Drew Manning Introduce Us to the New Fit2Fat2Fit Podcast

Sep 11, 2015 23:00

Description:

Lynn and Drew welcome us to listen to their new podcast. They answer the most common questions they receive, Drew about his Fit2Fat2Fit experience and Lynn about why she only works with women. Drew is not just another trainer with a 6 pack. His experience has given him a unique perspective on the mental and emotional draw of today’s common food options. He wrote a book to share his experience with the world. Lynn feels women are more harshly judged by their physical aspects and knows it is harder for women to lose weight. She believes learning to love oneself is an important first step. Subscribe in iTunes for their next episode! 

 

Key Takeaways:

[:15] Why we like Quest Nutrition 

[1:31] Drew who? and Lynn the Foodie 

[4:33] Why Drew do the Fit2Fat experience?

[5:07] I wanted people to embrace a healthier lifestyle change

[6:11] The journey was mental and emotional 

[7:53] I was pregnant so I was happy to have good food in the house

[9:31] He was obsessed with his health and fitness to the point of disliking carrots

[11:02] What training methods have changed since your experiment?

[11:52] I really do focus more on the mental and emotional side of weight loss

[13:39] I don’t pretend to know exactly what it’s like

[14:31] Why do you only work with women, Lynn?

[14:57] I had some underlying bitterness towards the physical differences in weight loss 

[16:33] I learned why it is harder to lose weight but if you love yourself it’s easier

[17:35] Our goal is for overall better medical health 

[18:46] This podcast will have interviews with people in the health industry

[19:42] All feedback is welcome 

[20:00] Drew will have a part in an A&E show in the future

[20:45] We are working with Natalie Hodson on Dollar Workout Club 

[22:14] Leave your comments and subscribe to us on iTunes

 

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