Episode 68: Nicolette Hahn Niman

pb_podcast_banner_E68Description: Mike DiLandro hosts today’s episode and talks to Nicolette Hahn Niman, the brilliant author behind Defending Beef. Nicolette works on a cattle ranch in Northern California, has two young sons, and has gained national notoriety for writing and speaking about sustainable farming. Besides running a cattle ranch, Nicolette has had a long career as an environmental lawyer in the field of pollution related to the poultry and livestock industry. On today’s show, she helps cut through the misinformation about livestock sustainability and offers solutions to the environmental impacts we face in creating a healthier, more sustainable, and environmentally conscious system for meat production.

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Episode 67: Dr. Al Danenberg

pb_podcast_banner_E67Description: Today’s episode, hosted by Elle Russ, features seasoned periodontist Dr. Alvin Danenberg (Dr. Dan). After experiencing a health crisis several years ago, he explored alternative ways to get himself off medications and back on track. After doing his due diligence, he came across the Primal/Paleo path, recovered his health, and never looked back. He credits the lifestyle for his recovery and continues to research and advocate for the importance of a Primal lifestyle for his patients. As a means to learn more about the nutrition, lifestyle, and behavior modifications necessary to achieve success, he eventually became a Primal Blueprint Certified Expert. You can check out his current insights, research, and anecdotes at his blog, drdanenberg.com/blog.

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Episode 66: Annie Botticelli

pb_podcast_banner_E66Description: Elle Russ hosts today’s podcast and talks to Annie Botticelli, a paleo life coach with a spiritual edge. Annie talks about her journey from suffering with chronic health problems, ranging from cystic acne to digestive issues, to enjoying optimal physical and emotional well-being. She specializes in the nutritional guidelines of a Primal diet, but also integrates her own spiritual and emotional counseling services to provide a holistic approach to wellness. On today’s show, she touches upon the ideas of guilt, forgiveness, the morality of meat eating, and even the fundamental nature of the universe that informs her perspectives on life. Tune in to get a great schooling on the big picture perspective of Primal living.

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Episode 65: Dean Dwyer

pb_podcast_banner_E65Description: Brock Armstrong interviews Dean Dwyer from the Toronto studio. Dean is well known both as a speaker at Paleo f(x) and for his books, Make Shift Happen and The Willpower SolutionOn today’s show, he talks about the essential emotional, psychological and behavioral tips that help maintain long-term weight loss. Learning how to reach your health goals is only half the battle: sustaining your gains is the other. If you’ve succumb to yo-yo dieting or thwarted weight loss, then you won’t want to miss this episode. And, as a bonus, stay tuned until the end of the show for a special offer for Primal Blueprint Podcast listeners.

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Episode 64: Elle Russ & Eli Rohde

pb_podcast_banner_E64Description: Two young dynamic Paleo women, Elle Russ and Eli Rhode, present an information packed podcast about their own personal experiences with the Primal/Paleo lifestyle. They discuss the misconceptions, excuses, and objections that prevent people from taking the plunge, and offer their own wisdom and encouragement in response. They cover topics spanning saturated fat, the U.S. food pyramid, vegetarianism, going Primal on a budget, and CrossFit. Each offers their own personal coaching service, which you can learn more about at Paleoagent.com and PaleoPrimalcoach.com.

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Episode 63: Robin Mazumder

pb_podcast_banner_E63Description: In this colorful episode, Brock Armstrong interviews Robin Mazumder, who sheds some light on his life as a community builder dedicated to making his city a fun, vibrant, and socially inclusive place to live. His passion and expertise lies in using city building and urban design to encourage wellness for entire communities, particularly in the realm of mental health. He discusses the prevalence of Seasonal Affective Disorder, and how some creative engineering can brighten up a city, even in the darkest parts of the year. Robin also discusses the many ways each of us can take to the streets, right now, to create a happier, healthier community. You can learn more about his thoughts and projects at robinmazumder.com.

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Episode 62: Listener Questions & Answers with Mark Sisson

pb_podcast_banner_E62Description: On today’s show, host Brad Kearns sits down with Mark Sisson to catch up on all the latest news at Primal Blueprint headquarters. They discuss the launch and overwhelming success of the Primal Blueprint Expert Certification program, the launch of the new Primal Kitchen line of foods (including the astounding success of Primal Mayo), and the upcoming titles from Primal Blueprint Publishing.

Mark also takes on listener submitted questions ranging from what to do when your weight loss has stalled, to the dangers of constant snacking. As always, he shares his own personal experiences, experimentations, and science-backed advice to help listeners lead a more Primal-aligned lifestyle. Today’s episode is chock full of essential information, so you won’t want to miss it!

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Episode 61: Abel James

pb_podcast_banner_E61Description: You won’t want to miss today’s special episode, hosted by Mark Sisson himself. He has a lively discussion with his good friend and guest, Abel James, a bestselling author, musician, speaker, and entrepreneur. As the number one rated health podcast in more than eight countries, Abel’s award-winning web series, Fat-Burning Man, has helped millions reclaim their health with outdoor adventures, cutting-edge science, and ridiculously good food. When his debut cooking app, Caveman Feast, bested The Food Network, Nickelodeon, and even Angry Birds with more than 1,000 5-star reviews in 24 hours, Abel became the first indie publisher ever to hold Apple’s #1 Food App and #1 Health Podcast at the same time. Among his accomplishments, Abel has presented keynotes for the federal government, lectured at Ivy League universities, and advised Fortune 500 companies including Microsoft, Shell, and Lockheed Martin. Now, he’s here on The Primal Blueprint Podcast to talk about his upcoming book, The Wild Diet, which you can pre-order on Amazon before its release on April 7th.

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Episode 59: Dr. Kelly Starrett

pb_podcast_banner_E59Description: Host Brad Kearns talks to Dr. Kelly Starrett, the larger-than-life Cross Fit/Mobility/Physical Therapy industry leader who started the viral MobilityWOD.com (Mobility Workout of the Day).

Starrett wrote the bestseller Becoming a Supple Leopard: The Ultimate Guide to Resolving Pain, Preventing Injury, and Optimizing Athletic Performanceand Ready to Run (where he applies his revolutionary movement and mobility philosophy to the injury-plagued world of running). He has a lot to say on the subject of how general fitness enthusiasts and competitive athletes can benefit from strength training and other complementary movement practices. This is especially so for endurance athletes, who often adopt that narrowly-focused, mileage obsessed approach.

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