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Although the world is becoming mostly sedentary, our bodies still require a wide variety of daily movements in order to work well. Many of us struggle to get regular exercise, but even that can fall short of nourishing the body from head to toe. How can we move more—a lot more—when we have sore, stiff parts and overly busy lifestyles? Join Katy Bowman M.S., biomechanist, author, and movement educator as she combines big-picture lessons on biomechanics, kinesiology, physiology, and natural hu ...
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Join Brad Kearns, New York Times bestselling author and champion triathlete, Speedgolfer, and masters high jumper, in pursuing peak performance with passion throughout life. Enjoy memorable insights from leading experts on diet, fitness, peak performance, personal growth, relationships, happiness, and longevity. Brad’s “Breather” shows provide step-by-step tips you can implement right away to improve your life. Let’s explore beyond shortcuts, hacks, and crushing competition to laugh, have fu ...
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I am so pleased to present this awesome show with my good friend Cynthia Thurlow, health personality, Everyday Wellness podcast host, and best-selling author! Cynthia is extremely open, honest, and vulnerable in this episode as she opens up about her life, her background, and her quest for health and happiness. She talks about overcoming flawed beh…
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There is so much to say about the centerpiece of all health aspirations and endeavors, sleep—everything flows downstream from getting an awesome night of sleep on a consistent basis. In this breather show, I share some of my favorite tips and tricks for ensuring that you get a full night of deep sleep. If you have problems falling asleep or would l…
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Dr. Grayson Wickham is here to help us learn how to stretch better, fix pain, and improve flexibility & mobility with the Movement Vault app. The topic of “mobility” is continually gaining more popularity, since having good or optimal joint mobility is key to preventing pain and injury, as well as improving performance in the gym, and in our daily …
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More relationship talk and tips in this show as I focus on the viral article, “My Wife Divorced Me Because I Left Dishes By The Sink” and how the day-to-day conflicts that exist in relationships (the conflicts one person usually thinks of as trivial) are destructive and harmful to relationships. As you will learn in this episode, when you are in a …
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Enjoy some thought-provoking questions and great success stories too. This edition of B.rad Q&A highlights my recent fascination with striving for optimal cellular energy status instead of fasting or carb restriction. Listeners weigh in as follows: distinction between processed carbs and nutritious carbs; benefits of increasing fruit intake; adding…
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In this breather show, I refer to a great article by Anthony Moore titled: “Why Most People Will Never Have Great Relationships” and the piece of advice he and his partner received from a counselor that ended up changing both their lives, which was to “always make the first move.” If there is anything you can do to help your relationship, do it—don…
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In this episode, Dr. Phil joins me to talk about his book, B Sharp, Your Personal Journey To Expand The Mind, Enhance The Brain, And Age Well, which discusses how music influences our minds and bodies, particularly with exercise, such as our movement/gait, heart rate, the autonomic nervous system, faster recovery, and reduced cardiac stress. I also…
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Inspired by some wonderful writing from Kris Gage on Medium, this episode focuses on why emotional self-stability is the #1 relationship attribute, and why without it, nothing else matters. If you ask people what “the key to making a relationship last” is, some of the most common answers you’ll get are: “communication”, “trust”, “respect”, but the …
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I’m so pleased to welcome Mark Allen back to the show! Mark, aka “The Grip,” is also the greatest triathlete of all time, and he’s here today to share many of his unique insights and spiritual approach to grueling endurance sports. Mark, a contemporary of mine from the triathlon circuit, is now one of the most prominent coaches in the triathlon sce…
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In part two of this two-part series on carbs, we continue to examine carbohydrates from a bigger picture perspective, such as why and how low-carb and keto became popular, including why benefits occur with these restriction diets. We talk about why ANY diet is essentially a gimmick and why things like primal/ paleo/ keto work, but why their success…
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We’re digging into the mail bag this week and answering some listener questions today—thanks to all of you who keep sending in such thoughtful comments and inquiries. We start with a great question from longtime listener Jay, who wants to know if I’ve noticed any changes in my blood work since adding more carbs back into my diet (I have!), and then…
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Biomechanist Katy Bowman and her occasional co-host, Dani Alexander (an occupational therapist), explore the importance of grip strength for people of all ages. They discuss therapeutic interventions, such as weighted pencils and play-dough, to improve hand strength and sensory input. They also touch on the impact of weak grip strength on daily tas…
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While carbs have been demonized (and rightfully so) by the ancestral health movement since humans, in general, eat too much processed food and grain-based snacks and meals, it’s time to look at the bigger picture when it comes to nutrition and talk about the role natural, nutritious carbs play in a healthy diet. As you will hear in this episode, ca…
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I welcome my old friend Tara Garrison to the show to have an inspiring discussion about her incredible weight loss and health journey, her unique and challenging experience growing up (she struggled with her weight, her parents struggled financially, and she grew up in a dysfunctional family that was also in a cult), and the health retreats she lea…
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A year and a half ago, I began an experiment and decided to make a deliberate attempt to do away with the restrictive dietary practices that I had adhered to (or dabbled in) in the past, such as keto and fasting. Instead, I started striving for maximum cellular energy status by increasing my intake of nutritious foods, and switching out my morning …
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I’m bringing you a lively conversation with Brian Keane today, host of the Brian Keane Podcast, author of two best-selling books, The Fitness Mindset and Rewire Your Mindset, and a former teacher turned one of the top online fitness coaches in Ireland and the UK, who has transformed thousands of lives and physiques in the process. In this show, we …
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Biomechanist, Katy Bowman and her husband Michael discuss foot injuries as a natural part of life. Sharing their own experiences, they emphasize the need for adjustments in movement patterns and highlight the importance of staying active as we age. They also address the psychological aspects of injury and provide strategies for avoiding future inju…
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If you have been rethinking restrictive dietary strategies (such as restricting the time you eat with intermittent fasting, restricting calories, and restricting macronutrients like with carbohydrates or ketogenic diets) or wondering why I have been rethinking restrictive diets in recent times, this is the episode for you. As you’ll hear, in 2022 I…
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Get ready for one of the most unique, high-energy, and straight-talking guests we’ve ever had—Susan Bratton, an expert on all aspects of sexual wellness, sexual intimacy, and sexual regeneration! We’re going deep into a variety of topics at a fast pace, so fasten your seat belts and open your mind to this very refreshing guest. Susan brings the hea…
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This breather show is on one of my favorite subjects, tips for happy love relationships, and is dedicated to the idea that you can never hear this stuff too much, which is why constant reminders can be so helpful for relationship health—especially as we try to navigate hectic, high stress modern life. Unfortunately, sometimes those closest to us ar…
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In this episode, I speak with Mark England of the “Enlifted Method”—a coaching system that will help you shed any victim stories you have through the very careful and thoughtful process that Mark has been teaching to people for many years (you can learn more about it on his website, enlifted.me). The show starts with Mark sharing his own story as h…
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You have heard me talk about micro workouts frequently—I have called them the greatest breakthrough in the fitness industry in decades—so I am very excited about the acceptance of demystifying and decomplexifying the act of performing a workout and making it accessible and convenient for anyone, at any time, to engage in brief bouts of physical eff…
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Welcome to another Q&A show! In today’s episode, we hear from a listener who wants to know if they can get enough protein to build muscle when eating only two meals a day, talk about fiber and constipation, healing plantar fasciitis, and the ideal effort to rest ratio when sprinting. I also answer questions about my morning exercise routine, timing…
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I want to talk about an 85 year long study about what makes for a long, happy, and successful life. Researchers at Harvard University began this study in 1938 and focused on 724 participants around the world, who they checked in with every two years to ask detailed questions about their lives. What they discovered was that the key to human happines…
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Get ready for a fantastically entertaining and informative show with Dr. Judd Brandeis of the Brandeis MD Male Rejuvenation Center in San Ramon, California. One very important point you will hear Dr. Judd make is how easy it is for us to go to the doctor when we have an issue with any other body part and identify exactly what’s going on, but when i…
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