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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Episode 58: Eli Rohde

ep 58 bannerDescription: Primal Blueprint Certified Expert Elle Russ guest hosts today’s podcast where she interviews her good friend (and fellow Certified Expert) Eli Rohde. Eli, an aesthetician, yoga instructor, and Primal coach, talks to Elle about how, after spending years as a vegetarian, she suffered from an assortment of health problems before discovering Primal-style eating, which changed her life forever. Eli details her previous maladies, such as joint pain and chronic inflammation, which she correlated with grain consumption after a 21-day cleanse and food reintroduction. Five years into primal living, Eli describes having more energy, absence of joint pain or inflammation symptoms, and even improved skin health. The latter is a topic of particular interest to Eli in her practice as an esthetician. She has convinced many clients to consider the link between diet and skin health with great success. You can learn more about Elle at paleoprimalcoach.com and about Eli at paleoagent.com. These two ladies are passionate, energetic ambassadors of Primal living—with deep expert knowledge to boot!

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Episode 57: Camille Macres, Paleogasm Author

pb_podcast_banner_E57Description: Today’s podcast features Camille Macres, an elite personal chef, author, cooking show host, and full-time foodie. She talks with guest host Elle Russ about her time as a private chef in the days before people paid extra attention to food intolerances. After years of fighting extreme exhaustion, she was diagnosed with an underactive thyroid and adrenal fatigue. Originally trained in using the whole pantry to make a meal (grains and all), Camille talks about how, based on advice from top Paleo authorities, she reclaimed her health through revamping her cooking style. Eventually, after some diligent labor and research, Camille went full speed ahead and created her first cookbook, Paleogasm. Now, she’s starting her own cooking show, the first episode of which aired March 3rd, which you can catch on paleokitchen.tv.

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Episode 56: Andrew Steele of DNAFit

pb_podcast_banner_E56Description: Brad Kearns talks to British Olympic 400 meter runner Andrew Steele of DNAFit.com. DNAFit offers cutting edge genetic testing to identify your athletic and dietary attributes, enabling you to develop a strategy honoring your genetic particulars.

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Episode 54: Dr. Amy Myers, Author of The Autoimmune Solution

pb_podcast_banner_E54Description: Brock Armstrong is the host interviewing Dr. Amy Myers whose recent book “The Autoimmune Solution” was just released. Dr. Myers tells of her in depth studies of autoimmune diseases as she has struggled with them in her own life. Even through medical school she had periods of illness that prevented her from doing the work she wanted. She is a graduate cum laude from the Honors College at the University of South Carolina. She earned her medical degree at Louisiana State University Health Science Center. After completing her residency in emergency medicine at the University of Maryland, she founded the Functional Medicine Center Austin Ultra Health where she currently serves as the medical director.

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