Description: Host Brad Kearns welcomes Dude Spellings back to the show. Dude is a high performing endurance athlete and extreme health enthusiat who has an interesting and progressive take on many aspects of endurance training, peak performance, biohacking, and living a healthy, happy balanced life. In part 1, Dude and Brad discuss one of their favorite subjects: cold therapy. Learn the comprehensive benefits for both a physical/hormonal boost as well as how cold exposure builds focus and psychological resiliency. Jumping into cold water (or cold shower) every day transcends the fickle attribute of motivation and becomes an automatic patterned behavior – a healthy habit.Keep reading
Description: Host Brad Kearns fields some unusual questions, including two people who complain about losing too much weight on keto. Other topics include a heart warming military success story (with a reminder about the difficulties active duty and veterans have with mental and physical health and access to quality medical and preventive wellness care). We also hear about the benefits of a HIRT style (High Intensity Repeat Training) workout or MSP (Maximum Sustained Power) instead of the typical template of an exhaustive workout marked by cumiulative fatigue and cellular depletion.
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Elle Russ chats with Bela Gandhi – a dating/relationship expert, founder of Smart Dating Academy and a weekly media correspondent. She is a dating expert on the Steve Harvey Show, Relationship Insider for Match.com, a regular contributor to the TODAY Show and Good Morning America, and appearsfrequently on ABC, NBC, Fox, CNN, and more.
After she graduated, Gandhi worked in mergers and acquisitions for Arthur Andersen in Chicago for a year before joining her family’s chemical and manufacturing company – where she divided her time between Chicago and Europe helping to expand the business. When the Gandhi family sold its business to Akzo Nobel, she was asked to remain its leader, and becameAkzo Nobel Non-Stick Coating’s Global Vice President of Housewares. But even as she quickly climbed the corporate ladder, Gandhi had a feeling that her career would one day be taking a sharp turn in a different direction – because she discovered her love of matchmaking and providing dating advice.
She launched her Smart Dating Academy in 2009. Smart Dating Academy has quickly become one of the nation’s top date coaching firms – and teaches busy, successful professionals to jump start their dating lives successfully. Smart Dating Academy is like going to Harvard Business School, but for dating and relationships – they have helped hundreds of thousands of people find love! They become personal trainers for their clients’ love lives. The SDA coaching program is results-oriented and fun – which helps you to clarify who is right for you, stop old dating patterns, and use technology the RIGHT way. Youbecome positive and enthusiastic about dating / relationships again! Its clients receive personalized dating plans, and essential training in how to meet high caliber singles, personal style, conversation, and online success.Keep reading
Elle Russ chats with author Robert A. Glover Ph.D. about his new book Dating Essentials For Men. Whether you want to create a loving long-term relationship (LTR), get married and have kids, or just hook-up… Dating Essentials for Men will teach you how. This in-depth guide helps men identify their goals for dating and how to achieve them – along with helping men face fears and soothe anxiety, talk to women with confidence, create powerful sexual polarity, break up with integrity, and much more.
On a previous podcast episode (#322), Dr. Glover spoke about the “Nice Guy Syndrome” and his related book No More Mr. Nice Guy: A Proven Plan for Getting What You Want in Love, Sex and Life. He is a frequent guest on radio talk shows and has been featured in numerous local and national publications. Through his books, online classes, workshops, podcasts, blogs, consultation, and therapy groups, Dr. Glover has helped change the lives of countless men and women around the world.
Dr. Glover lives in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and you can learn more about him and his work at www.DrGlover.comKeep reading
Description: Host Brad Kearns fields an assortment of interesting questions, including SIBO, functional medicine, afternoon blues, optimizing electrolytes and minerals with keto, why tracking blood ketones is less important than you might think, acid reflux challenges, how not to get carried away with eating fat on keto. A question about cornivore and Brad elaborates on the rationale and intended benefits of nose-to-tail style carnivore eating.
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Elle Russ chats with Paul Robinson about his latest book The Thyroid Patient’s Manual. Paul is a thyroid patient who became ill with hypothyroidism in his late 20s. He was eventually able to recover using T3-only replacement therapy. He has written 2 other books: Recovering with T3 and The CT3M Handbook.
At first, Paul, was put on the most common thyroid treatment – Levothyroxine (also known as Synthroid or T4-only). However, the majority of his symptoms remained, much like they do for many on T4-therapy. Over time he became even more ill, with both low cortisol and low thyroid symptoms.
Paul saw many endocrinologists and doctors as he got more desperate and worried. During this time, he was told, “You will have to live with it”, “You have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome”, “You cannot have a thyroid issue, as your thyroid results are within range”. Even though these statements were nonsense, Paul was written-off by the medical profession.
Eventually, he realized that he had to figure out what was wrong himself. Natural dessicated thyroid (NDT) did not help him. T4/T3 combinations did not help him. The struggle over many years cost him his career and damaged his relationships. He had lost all of his thirties and some of his forties on this struggle.
Paul got well by using T3 on its own – with no T4 at all. He calls this T3-Only treatment. He developed a safe and effective protocol for using T3 (Liothyronine) and developed a way of raising cortisol levels if needed. Paul has now been taking T3-Only (T3-monotherapy) for over 20 years and has worked with thousands of hypoththyroid and low cortisol patients.
He knows that every individual thyroid patient needs a solution that suits him or her.
With good clinical judgment, and all the available thyroid treatments, there is no reason for anyone to stay unwell for a long time on poor thyroid treatment. When this happens it can seriously affect someones’s life.
Paul wrote his third book The Thyroid Patient’s Manual to help any patient, whether they merely suspect thyroid disease, or are already under treatment that may not be going well. It covers all types of thyroid medications (not just T3). It is also consistent with recent research findings, regarding thyroid diagnosis and treatment and will help patients and doctors alike. The new book has been described by Thyroid UK as ‘essential reading’ for all hypothyroid patients and it has been awarded 5 star reviews by most readers on Amazon. Its main goal is to provide enough information to enable a thyroid patient to get well as fast as possible.Keep reading
Description: Host Brad Kearns follows up the high impact headline with some interesting commentary about the rationale and benefits of a carnivore style eating pattern, the concept of hormetic stressors and how they benefit our health, and what do to if you were suddenly diagnosed with cancer–featuring insights from cancer survivor Alison Gannette (alisongannette.com) and Dr. Cate Shanahan (DrCate.com).Keep reading
Elle Russ chats with KETOGAINS co-founders Luis Villesenor and Tyler Cartwright.
Luis has always been passionate about fitness due to a personal interest in improving his own physique. Always curious in learning the “whys and how’s” of how it all works, he has been studying and researching nutrition and strength training since he was 17.Upon discovering ketogenic diets in 2001, Luis has been on a low carb regime ever since, which he has used to favorably recomposition his body and improve his health.
Luis decided to develop KETOGAINS to share his experiences and knowledge and help people attain their health and fitness goals. Luis is regarded as one of the most experienced and knowledgeable persons on Low-Carb / Ketogenic dieting, and is the “go to guy” when applying a Low-Carb diet for Bodybuilding and Strength Training by well-known and respected insiders, leaders, influencers of the low carb/paleo and general fitness community.
Tyler Cartwright has a fascination with learning, reading, and self-improvement. A decade ago, with his weight at a hulking 505 lbs, his doctor told him, “All-in-all you’re as healthy as a horse, but you’re also as big as one. I’m not going to test your blood for what I know we will find, because I think you can fix this with diet and exercise.” After pressing the issue, he tested his blood at a private lab and found his HbA1c to be over 13 (Type 2 Diabetes). Upon hearing that, he embarked on a journey to leverage that knowledge along with some passing experience and knowledge of a ketogenic diet to improve what was sure to be a food-shortened life. Along the way, in addition to resolving Type 2 diabetes, he shed 295 lbs without the aid of surgery or medication. His wife has lost over 125 lbs.
Ketogains can assist you with your fitness and health goals through the knowledge, experience, and passion of their multidisciplinary team of professionals with varied and complimentary experiences, qualifications, and skills that have helped define and refine their protocols: Nutritionists, Fitness Trainers, Health Coaches, MDs, Dentists, Plastic Surgeons and Scientists and Researchers are part of our Coaching and Advisory Team.
Description: Host Brad Kearns welcomes favored recurring podcast guest Andre Obradovic from Australia. Andre is a life coach, endurance coach and elite amateur triathlete with a fresh perspective on peak performance and goal setting, including the important lifestyle admonition: “Don’t be a muppet, mate.” A muppet is someone who follows along in the pack, content to be mediocre. In this wide-ranging show, Andre asks Brad and the listener some tough coaching questions, “What’s important to you?” and why aren’t you making it happen. The pair talk about the value of putting structure, discipline and patterned systems in place that help you succeed. Brad talks about the relevance to fat reduction goals and shares his recent journey from fat muppet boy back to fit. Indeed, when we allow for too much freedom and flexibility in the context of comfortable and decadent modern life, we can set ourselves up for failure.
This show will give you a general framework from which to operate as a peak performer, then you can apply the principles and insights into increased work productivity, making better training decision. You’ll learn the importance of nurturing a supportive social circle, aka “reference group,” for the people you hang out with most have a profound impact on who you are and what you do. Enjoy a wild ride with some hard hitting insights, straight talk, and vulnerable self-accountability from Andre and Brad.