Monthly Archives: December 2014

Episode #48: World Speedgolf Champion Rob Hogan


Description: Host Brad Kearns speaks with the fastest golfer in the world, Rob Hogan, who’s from Galway, Ireland. Rob is the 2013 Speedgolf World Champion and 2014 runner-up. He covers a championship caliber course in under 40 minutes while shooting in the 70s! Rob is a professional athlete dedicated full-time to Speedgolf and running at an elite level. (01:00)

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Episode 47: Interview with Dr. Alessandra Wall—Clinical Psychologist, Life Coach, & CrossFit Certified Trainer


Description: Brock Armstrong interviews Dr. Alessandra Wall, who has been presenting at PrimalCons about topics in psychology. This podcast talks about how we can get what we want out of life. Her website is:

Alessandra gives an outline of the work she does based in San Diego. She is a nutrition consultant and her field of interest is the psychology of eating. That field has now evolved in to dealing with anxiety and stress. She became involved in the primal/paleo field and uses that in her work, too. (01:40)

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Episode 46: Interview with Ronda Collier: How Heart Rate Variability Can Help You Manage Stress


Description: Host Brad Kearns talks with Brock Armstrong (the voice of the MDA blog podcasts and a Sweetbeat ambassador/product tester) and Ronda Collier, CEO of Sweetwater Health, makers of the Sweetbeat Life iOS application. Sweetbeat Life allows for convenient Heart Rate Variability (HRV) measuring and information storage. This discussion will acquaint listeners with the basics of HRV, and proceed quickly to discuss some of the finer points of HRV’s effectiveness in monitoring stress and recovery. Heart Rate Variability is a measurement of the variation in intervals between heartbeats. More variation indicates better cardiovascular fitness and stress management, and is represented in a higher HRV number on a 1-100 scale.

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Episode 45: Interview with Rich Wilson, Vendée Globe Skipper


Description: Host Brad Kearns talks with Rich Wilson, a Massachusetts-based sailor who completed the incredible Vendée Globe—a 28,000 mile solo round-the-world yacht race—in 2009. Rich was the oldest of 11 finishers at age 58.

Inspired by his cousin and serious Primal enthusiast, Rick Simpson, Rich is embracing many of the Primal Blueprint laws as he prepares for his second attempt at the race, since his physical condition is paramount to surviving the Vendée Globe.

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