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The Ideal Nutrition And How To Use Supplements
"Hi chris welcome to twenty minutes it s. Thank you so much for having me. Yeah can you start off by telling us a little bit more about your background. And what aesthetic. Greens is about sure muslims. Chris i'm originally from new zealand. Which left me with the monica north. America of chris deke end. I am the proud founder and ceo of a company called athletic greens. This company was originally formed out of a search for a solution to my own problem. Which was that. I wasn't absorbing neutrons properly. And i ended up basically going on a journey to sort of addressing health problems that led to a clinic in phoenix spending a ton of money doing every blood stool saliva test. You can possibly imagine to have a group very smart people. Tell me that look You just don't appear to be absorbing nutrients properly which was a shock to me. Because up until that time. I thought i'd been doing pretty much everything right as it related to. How approach health nutrition and how it approach supplementation and sort of led me to the drawing board to think through an rethink through everything. I thought i knew about nutrition and health and everything else so long story short. I'm customer number. One of what has become a very popular way of removing the fiction from covering nutritional basis every day without cornerstone product grains which. I'm excited to be a part of and we've of lawrence two thousand nine two thousand ten. The proper film launch early two thousand eleven and since then have gone through fifty directions to continually. Look at how can we deliver what. Wait what we consider to be. Sort of that premium. Bist centralist approach to cover nutritional basis every day. Love it so. Tell me more about why. Your body couldn't absorb nutrients well enough. We'll so i have a background. In health and exercise. I studied sport science degree at open university. Which i dropped out of with two classes to go to stop my first business. I'm an entrepreneur through through and have just kicked this lifelong passion around health and fitness. And i was falling. What's considered the nineteen ten approach which was basically. Look if you do everything right. Non-extendible time the other ten percent meta too much and i'd had a few significant number of sort of respiratory tract fictions over the years and the committed to grow infrequency took that i was taking antibiotics for something three to four times a week. And i think. I had a couple of different Forces all collide at once. But at the end of the day i had very few good. Bacteria had a really torn up gi system. And i was eating very significant levels of both protein in a variety of vegetables and supplementing. With what i thought at the time was a great multivitamin and i ended up finding that i was in the eighth to twelfth percentile on a lot of the central bottoms as minerals and even mino- essence. And so when these guys came back from that testing and said hey digital's none of them. Why this right. We have some of these minerals in the twelfth percentile I was really shocked. And just turn out have all sorts of problems traditionally with the gut and the solution from these guys was to say. Look west put you on a basic limitation diet and they gave me at the time one hundred dollars a day customized my blood bike in st nutrition regime. And like i said. I saw two vessels taking fifty horse stalls a day and i just realized it must be a better way so this way back then led me on this journey to seek out experts on. I never claimed to be the sort of exit decide. Look at what good nutrition really was and start to understand things like what got health what is by ability y generally do you wanna get nutrition nutrients as much as possible from food. What food quality is some of these other dynamics at the lead me on a journey that led to us creding athletic rim. Yeah i mean you believe that you can achieve your best self. without nurturing. Your body with writing attrition right so in your opinion then after you've talked to all those experts what the right nutrition look like for me. I think for every human. There's a couple of different pieces. And i think we all want to cover off most basic nutrient basis an never put out any Around sort of supplementation being anything other than a path towards optimization i think food is i and you should always focus on food but in terms of what is great nutrition. My general framework is pretty simple. I think you want to eat to maintain your blood sugar levels and a healthy range. I think you want to eat a diet that for you does not lead to any sort of dynamic where you're very inflammatory environment. And i think you want to eat a sort of respite of metros in total calories that match your lifestyle and where that in line you wanna make sure. You're focused on food quality. Health quality pieces Seems to be of looked so often. And his principal or nutrient density and then the other variables around william micronutrients are coming from and the quality of and sort of how much cobb some extra protein. How much fat. That's a lot of those are gonna come down to individual preference potentially and then also just how do you live your life that attrition demands of someone who's on a bike aggressively training for two to france. They're going to be very different from someone. Likes to go for walks every day. And maybe it's the german two or three days a week for
Relationship to Food
"Debbie first question. We're talking about relationships with food. But what does it mean to have a relationship to food. We aren't asking people to go out and marry a stock of celery or something. Right certainly not respond that way. It might drew. If you don't keep it in water you know. I would actually say that. We have varying relationships plural with food so when we attach a motion to eating certain items when we use food as a tool to punish or reward ourselves instead of when we eat for neuro survival and also win we assign strong positive or negative outcomes to eating food. All those things are not normally present. If you look at animals that there they eat. they're hungry the very simple right right so Is it something we're like. How does that begin. Is it something where we should start thinking more about how and why we instead of what we're eating. Oh you are so right it certainly takes both how why and what we eat to make helpful choices especially if you're considering the energy balanced manner but for many of us we need to take a moment and consider why we chose food no before you put it in your mouth and by by thinking. Why did i reach for that. You might be led to change even that choice or how much of it to consume so that leads us to the next question in terms of how do you stop that sort of negative talk. You have going on your head or the guilt that leads to from maybe eating that type of food i. I don't think that are self talk regarding eating or food lives in isolation all right if you look at your entire body environment life everything and we're being very holistic here. It's not an isolation. So i'll reference psychology today. They mentioned an organization that indicated eighty percent of one's thoughts on a daily basis are negative. So your thought about a meeting your thought about. Are you gonna make it home on time. Whatever were negative and then. I talked to a colleague kate bruno. She's a dietitian specializing in eating disorders. Out of charlottesville. Virginia and she said the way we treat ourselves is often an expression of underlying pain emotion. Self esteem self worth. And that's not just about eating the way you treat yourself in how you dress in the people relationships you choose so i think one has to really talk. Readjust the conversation that you have with yourself. In general about how productive you are how your projects are size about your appearance. There are many suggestions offered by psychology professionals and therapists and counselors to improve this dialogue. That we have with ourselves so one way is by rephrasing statements. You make about yourself. These internal conversations you have so for example instead of saying. I didn't eat well this week. You need to point out the successes. Well i managed to get in several good balanced meals instead of condemning yourself. While i just blew it with that night out you could say. I'm glad i was able to relax for a while and avoid those restrictions so debbie. I was wondering if you could touch on something i was thinking about. What are some of the negative signs that you would look for in somebody. That is really struggling with their diet. In this way. that's great One is certainly. If you're you know overhearing verbal comments out loud all these internal thoughts that are supposed to be internal right. That are actually out loud. A lot of times someone will be saying not to you directly but in your vicinity like. I shouldn't eat this this brownies. Bad for me. You know kind of language. But what i look for which oftentimes family members our loved. Ones won't know about so this would be more about you than than someone else but a red flag that we tend to look for if someone is eating in private or secret or or sneaking food than you know. There's a lot of shame and blame and That kind of negativity associated with it if they can't be honest with themselves to have it at the table and i think maybe maybe looking for some therapy or addressing that is is worth doing. I think sometimes dealing with issues especially for people who are on the younger side. It's very emotional and embarrassing topic to discuss especially among friends and family. I think what would be your best advice in terms of going forward with some uc's uc struggling with that. What would be your best way of finding them helper seeking out help for them. I i would definitely i know the term eating disorders sounds strong to anyone that oil. That's only anorexia and bulimia that's all clinically diagnosed blah blah blah. But it's not. I worked with a college athlete. That had gone away to another state and her coach basically put on temporary leave from the team because she was so overly this restrictive this. It's was on how helpful the foods were and so she wouldn't eat anything no didn't fit in her her paradigm. It didn't have necessarily to do with the calories or her weight. It was just oh i can't eat anything. That has an advocate. I can't eat anything that has colored. I can't eat anything and it. Just so her narrow became so small
The Secret to Getting Motivated For Your Workout
"How do you motivate yourself to work out but first of all. I just want to quickly address the new year new. You mentor that. Banded about every flipping january. I hate it. I loathe it. It's lazy. it's unhelpful and unnecessary. And somebody's magazines. They would always be the new year new you concept or you'd get their release it sort of end of november and tips for new year new nonsense absolute nonsense. Do you think the rock thinks. I need to twenty pounds of pure muscle for my next role but damage thursday afternoon. So it's not the right time. I'll have to come back with us on monday morning. Of course he doesn't so this idea that an e program has to start on a monday or on the first or in january is in my opinion a complete and utter nonsense so let's disregard this idea of new year new you right because really if you're looking for motivation for anything goal oriented whether that's fitness health or otherwise then it's about a shift that happens in your mind in my opinion not about push up oppress iran squat a burpee or one single workout. And if i'm being very very honest. I've sort of circled around this podcast for a few weeks now knowing that i wanted to do it but also i just have to be really honest. I find it a very difficult topic to talk about. Because for years. I've looked motivated from the outside and indeed i've done a lot of things that are motivated person would do. But i was rarely achieving the rather nebulous goal. I had set myself which was of losing weight because i was attempting to achieve something by only using one approach which is exercise. And i also know that this subject she went about body image is such an emotional one and it doesn't matter how good ones intention is to put out something that might be helpful even me and the reason why i hate new year new year's because i used to find it so triggering because i was looking at it through the emotional filter a feeling not good enough all of my garbage and junk emotional detritus that was affecting me. I was looking all of those things and therefore found it quite negative experience because of my own baggage and even if somebody said something with good intention i might have seen it through a filter. I found it triggering so i do find a little bit difficult to talk about and i just hope that you know. This isn't meant to be. Triggering is really honestly meant to be helpful. And the only reason i'm focusing on fitness is because that's thing that i'm asked about the most and so it feels like It feels like it's worth addressing. But also all of the tips that i'm going to mention hey can be applied to any goal whether it's one that takes place in the gym or when you're working out or whether it's to deal with work or to do anything that you want to achieve to be honest and so this is my point when it comes to motivation and to know what your goal is and i can use my many many years of failure to failure to achieve my goal to understand why this is such a vital part so let's use my particular experience of weight loss in the sense of i would come at it thinking to wait. I must use exercise to do. But actually where i've been able to achieve success if you will in weight loss is took a step back from. It really looked at it and to all of the things that contributed to me being heavier than i wanted to be. And that was the only time that i was able to make any significant progress that has lost it and i know i'm using the example of weight loss of lothair. I do apologize. But it's the one. I have the most experience with an i can perhaps for the most insight into but this doesn't exclusively apply to weightless as i said so. My goal was to lose weight. And i used exercise as a blunt instrument with which to beat myself and the objective. But as i've discussed lengthier on the poco my issues with weight or a variety of things including emotional eating many many things mental blocks whatever and a thirty minute session. Can't sort out your emotions or anything like that. But i was able to take step back. Look at the bigger picture and make tweaks and a lotta varies of my life. In order to achieve my goal of not being at of being at a weight that made me unhappy at uncomfortable potentially unhealthy the long term. That really worries me. This look different for everyone. But there is an opportunity to sit down and create something whether it's writing down a mind map or just listing the things that might be standing between you and your goals and then work from there to try and put something in place. It will be helpful to you to try and achieve it in another thing. I wanted to say about goals here while we're talking about setting them. If you find that anything you're describing a goal is preceded by the words should then definitely look at it. I don't like to talk in definitive absolutes team much but this is one more. I feel confident in saint joe's to have a just take another look at that. Just come back to it and take a look at again. Because i've come to find the word should give because actually there's a hint actually should to me has a hint of not wanting to do something about it if it's a should i have to explore a little bit more thinking about it. Think about all the things so you might use the word. Should i should clean the bathroom. I should take the bins. I should do that admin. I should go and apologize these things that you might not necessarily want to do. I know finding your y common expression in the landscape of self improvement. But i do think it pays to ask why you want to achieve that goal and often. When it's should it's it's not always your goal. I remember for a long time that the fact is that. I want to lose weight. I want to lose weight is because a lot of people who weren't me. We're telling me i should lose what you should lose weight and it was a negative so as i really i should. I should lose weight earn. It wasn't my goal. My goal looks like how it sounded. I had to take a look back and really see what my goal was. And if you if you take a step back from it and you've asked whether it's your goal while you want it. Then we i guess the next thing to ask yourself is if you're prepared to do more than you're already doing to achieve it
Turning the Page with Peloton Instructor Jess Sims
"Today. I am sitting down with jess sims. She is a peleton instructor and extraordinary. Human just how you doing always better when it gets talk to you emily. Oh gosh i watched. Just this makes my day. I've been looking forward to this conversation all day here on here at all. I am catching up with some of my all time. Favorite guests from the last couple of years away to round out the year and so naturally one of the most listened to episodes of hurdle in two thousand twenty a yes. Stop it star jazz. You're making me blush things that you can't see on a podcast so i'm bringing just sims into the mix adjust how are loaded question to start off. How are you doing. i love me. Loaded question on a right now. Do well thank you for asking. It is my day off and not by getting to be adults things that i like to push aside on my busy workdays in just enjoy. It's snowing actually for the first time in new york city today. See technically speaking. It's been snowing for a few hours. So i will take the like sundance with like for the first time with a grain of salt. I've definitely seen snow this year. But this is like a new. No yes i mean. Nobody teaching and inspiring all. You're socio. I mean okay fine but yes fair. I looked out the window. And all i see is white. So it's a. It's officially a good snow day. I'm into it. I'm into it so i mean we're talking about snow now but we've been talking about for. The last year is the fact that this year is unlike any other. So give the hurdlers. Catch me up a little bit. Talk to me about how your twenty twenty has been. Oh man Twenty twenty what a year it has been it blows my mind that it's december. Let me start off by saying that. I feel like the last before before. Twenty twenty bt. I'm gonna. I'm gonna coin that officially here the last like memory i have before. Pre pre pandemic was black history. Month that peleton and so it's wild because we're revving up for black history month. Twenty twenty one and so am i wait a minute. I just feel like i. It's a time travel but it's been a year full of a lot of stuff a lot of alone time a lot of reflection a lot of community a lot of realization that i'm really excited to dive into with you today and i wouldn't have traded and of course this year has been brutal for so many reasons for so many people but i wouldn't trade this year because it's done so much for me personally. It's also gotta be really interesting. I mean especially with what you do. So many people around the country around the world are looking toward peleton this year for inspiration and motivation and like sanity and you are the person that is providing that sanity to so many people so i would imagine that although what a beautiful opportunity to connect with these people like pressures on me. That's how i would see it from my point of view like i would imagine that for you. Maybe more than ever being really honest about what you need and where you're at is so important to show up for your community totally and i think that that's one of the things that i pride myself on. Always being very real so I was just talking a couple of weeks ago. you might have heard it in class By the way. Thank you for taking classes. That i love the phrase. Amplify the positive. Because it's not you don't wanna be overly optimistic to the point where you're annoying. It's the point where you're like okay. But you're you're undermining the pain and the suffering that so many people are going through but you can always find the positive and by using the word amplify it's acknowledging that life is not all roses but there are some beautiful things much. Choose to put those up higher. Focus on motives and for me personally. It's the secret as saying this whole thing. Secret thing that i was thinking in my head was yes. Wow i am doing so much for other people you know. We're almost four million members of our world wide with at the time and i don't take role lightly whatsoever and but the secret is that y'all have done more for me than you could ever imagine because there was a point in time where i was not working out unless i was teaching. I couldn't get myself to be motivated enough to get up and teaching. Because i didn't want to do it for myself. I was like oh it's easy to just you know. Hang in today's easy today to just you know. Forget about those goals. And forget about the things i said i wanted to do. But because it's my job. Because i need to show up i find my strength in the stories of our members. And so when you get a dm or a comment or your tagged in a post though someone saying jess the i'm your the only bright spot. Peleton is the only bright spot in my twenty twenty. I'm a essential worker My mom is sick. am a single parent. I have three kids under three like. There's the story's never cease to amaze me and on my toughest arcus day I'm like these people need me in able to transcend myself and realize that it's bigger than me and i'm able to get up there and perform and i it it it helps me. I hope just as much as it helps others.
Nutrition for Gravel Cycling with Kristen Arnold
"This week on podcast. We've got sports nutritionists and professional cyclists. Kristen arnold kirsten has a masters degree in science and human nutrition from ohio. State university is a usa level to cycling coach with source endurance. End racist professionally with the butcher box racing team. I've always got a million questions about nutrition and it certainly a topic. That's coming up in the new ridership for them. Kirsten helps us break down. What to think about eating the week before an event during an event and after an event i thought it'd be useful to think about it in that context just because a lot of us these big events. One hundred miler. That's a big unusual ride for us. We're not doing that every month in are cycling career. We're just kind of peaking for something. That is really extreme in terms of what our body is used to. So it's important to kind of think about that not only in your physical preparation but also nutrition and hydration. Christine does a great job of breaking down the things you should be thinking about before the event during the event to give yourself the best chance for success. She's got some fantastic takeaways for us. All and a few little tricks that i hadn't thought about so. I hope you enjoyed this episode. Let's jump right in kristen. Welcome to the show. Thanks for having me craig. I'm excited to get into the topic of nutrition with you. But i always like to set the stage for the listener to get a little bit more of an understanding about your background. Since you've got a background both professionally. Nutritionist but also as a professional cyclist once you give us a little bit of both okay So i kind of make my living in three different ways right now and I went to school for nutrition. So i have an undergraduate degree and dietetic and then got my registered dietitian or credential Ended up getting my masters of science and human nutrition then became a certified specialist sports dietetic. So i was in school for eight years Nutrition and So open my private practice. Sports died headaches. Company in twenty fourteen and then started coaching Cycling in sixteen hour with source endurance. And i've been reading on the professional road circuit and twenty sixteen and now rethink for butcher. Box pro cycling. Wow that keeps you busy. Yeah we've had a couple episodes recently where we've touched on things that i would fall in the realm of nutrition and i was excited when we connected just to bring you on board and talk from the athlete's perspective about how my listeners might improve their overall nutrition nutrition and such because such a massive field and something that everybody needs to spend time thinking about and integrating into their lives. I thought we would just think about it from the perspective of an athlete. Who may be only doing a handful of events a year so not a professional cyclist by any means but someone who's peaking for an event that may be way out of the ordinary for them so think about like a two hundred mile gravel race an sp t gravel or amid south gravel event. So let's try to break down the conversation by starting. You know if you have one of those big peaks senior year. How should you be approaching it. Nutritionally in the week leading up. And then how should you be approaching your nutrition during the event. Okay all right so we're gonna talk about the week before and the day of a big event There is some research to show that what people call carb loading is effective. And what this means is that you are eating High proportion of your calories up to seven to ten grams per kilogram body weight of carbohydrates per day. and what's that doing. it is super saturating or glycogen stores so for endurance athletes especially cyclists with these long gravel event Even though a lot of the time you'll be below threshold the majority of the type of effort. You're going to be doing it. Relies on glycogen and so the main goal with Going into the event to make sure that those lijun thursday or as full as possible if not fuller than they normally are And then that also goes for hydration so ulta making sure that we have adequate hydration stores and meeting knows with fluid and electrolyte so short version of that is to Continuously e carbohydrate rich foods throughout the day for up to a week before the event and then also making sure to hydrate well with electrolytes every day consistently throughout the day.
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Ben Got COVID (& What He Did About It), How To Fix Issues With Your Brain, The "God Cap" For Neurofeedback, Do Home Neurofeedback Devices Work & More With Dr. Andrew Hill.
"The here's what's funny. Maybe not funny but interesting. I recorded the introduction to this podcast for you. And then i went back. I'm actually going back right now as you're listening to me and recording even more because what you'll hear in a moment is being basically all my sponsors and my discounts and stuff for you guys before the episode and my son was recording with me and i was jamming back and forth with my son about the fact that i thought his mother and i had cove it because i was congested and she was like having trouble smelling her coffee tasting her coffee which were super annoying for her so we both went out and got tested and we both tested positive for covid. Then i got some people who came back and said well that test has an alarmingly high false positive rate but then like six other people that we had been with that week also tested positive for covid and also were symptomatic in kind of the same way we were like just. Didn't feel well. And had the sniffles and like a little bit of a sore throat in an so. I got cove. yeah. I got covid and It was remar- realizes in the same for everybody. There are there are people who are metaphorically compromise people with a high level of inflammation people who are beasts which is basically the definition of having a high level of inflammation older people with a higher free radical load. You know people who might be vitamin d deficient cetera. And so i realized isn't the case for everybody but For me and my wife it was. It was kind of a joke. We actually turned to each other at one point while we were falling asleep. In bad we're like. Why did the economy gets shut down for this. And i realize it's very controversial. And there's a lot of other considerations here and i'm not saying that kobe was not a big deal met. It didn't severely affect the lives of a lot of healthcare practitioners and a lot of people who got it and Some people even died of it. I think more accurately died with it But anyways i got ed and my wife got covid and then when i tweeted that out a bunch of people ask me what we did about it because i e essentially. I felt fine the whole time. It was about two days worth of symptoms. And i did not skip a beat but people ask me about my approach so very quickly. I'll just tell you what i did as soon as i had the symptoms of covid. And then what i continue to do for about four days after getting it because i didn't want any long-haul symptoms and several physicians particularly dr matt cook. Who helped me out quite a bit. When i when i pinged him about this. They said that by treating even the asymmetric or mildly symptomatic cases. They had noted that it resulted in pretty much folks not getting long-haul kovin symptoms like some of the some of the back end stuff that happens with long-term inflammation. So what did i do. I do when i get covid is exactly my wife did and again. We were fine The whole time and also completely symptom. Free after two days of sniffles a little bit of like a nagging sore throat so and then again my wife. I didn't but my wife kind of lost her sense of smell and taste for about a day. So here's what we did first of all the loss of smell and taste. This is really interesting. What i did for my wife and she regained it super quickly was i had her doing as mary and peppermint essential oil and this spray that i get from this guy named dr john. Ross sarasota florida. Florida called gouda stat. Which is like a glutathione nasal spray that also has a bunch of essential oils in it. So she was essentially doing like aromatherapy litter like sniffing essential oils up her upper nose or putting them into her hands and then sniffing her hands so she was basically keeping her factory. Nerves kind of like trained to keep trying to smell and the other thing that we did and this was just based on a personal hypothesis of mine. Was we have these these v. light devices it spelled v. i. e. light and this is a as a light therapy for activating the contra in neural tissue and i actually had her using that be light every day for about three consecutive days you turn it on automatically turns off after about twenty five minutes and so i had her doing that and then smelling essential oils and using this glued assads spray and the other thing about the stat spray and also the peppermint arguably is there some some antiviral activity to glutathione and to the to the peppermint and so that. That's what i had her doing for her sense of smell and i also did it just because i want to lose my sense of taste and smell love. I would've but that's what we did for. The tastes. smelting was was the v. light and then sniffing essential oils. And we did that. For about three consecutive days and just kind of sniff these oils and over we kind of felt like it and then use that good if i o nasal spray three or four sprays per nostril for about three days a few times a day another another thing that we really focused on was quelling the inflammation because i think most of the symptoms that you get from covid are related to inflammation and the saudi king storm. So what do we do for that First of all both took zinc and vitamin c. I'm not gonna give you any product names here. Unless it's it's completely necessary like that glued a stat spray can get it so i'll tell you that's where we got the glue to stop. I don't want. I don't want this telecomm- make money off of what we used to manage. Kovic so i'm not going to give you guys any links or codes or i just don't want this to be about it sounds i'm trying to profit off of co ed or something like me getting covid but anyways we did. We did vitamin c. Just like a whole foods form of vitamin c and did about right around two thousand and two three thousand milligrams so high dose vitamin c booted that three times a day with vitamin c. We combine it with zinc. And the deal is it appears that for what's called a zinc ion four activity. That you that you want for covid that zinc needs to be combined with some kind of a plant polyphenol so we did zinc but we can bind the zinc in the vitamin c with care. Sedan and cares attended a plant polyphenol that a lot of functional medicine. Docs are using four cova. But you combine it with zinc okay. So we did the vitamin c. the zinc and the charissa ten the other one that we did was vitamin d. And if you listen to podcasts. With dr mccullough. There's a lot of evidence that low vitamin d may increase your susceptibility to having more covert symptoms or long-haul covid. So we both did about four thousand international units of vitamin d daily. Okay so those were abidance vitamin c. vitamin d zinc and carson. Now we also were doing that Glutathione nasal spray okay but in addition to doing nasal spray. We have a nebulizer that we use. If there's ever a cold or supply going nebulizers just like this. Countertop thing that is like a mass. They put her face. And then it's got a little container that you can nebulous fluids in and based off a really interesting discussion that i had with dr joseph mccullough who swears that in addition to maintaining vitamin d status nebulizers hydrogen peroxide like a very low concentrate food.
Announcing The Ridership, a free community and resource for the gravel cyclist
"Random to the show Yeah it's good to be back with you. I'm not really a guest at this point craig. I think i think. I'm i think i'm a regular buddy in co hosts at this stage so you don't have to commute to the show video. Thank you thank you good to you. Good to speak. I guess always is always as an i love that. We're on video. And because i'm in southern california. I'm in shorts and a tee shirt and you're in northern california in the morning wearing a ski hat. Yeah some definitely must say. I can't complain My family's back in boston. I'm not sure what the weather is right. Now but There's a reason why i'm not there for the winters and this is definitely a good place to be so i'll take the cold. Yeah absolutely. I feel like i'm really turning a corner down here into panga with the help of the community i've mapped out several real key important ridge lines and canyons between here and santa monica. And now i'm i'm really Experiencing asunto euphoria. Because i'm starting to kind of make connections between the two and i got lost on a rotten single-track that lead nowhere yesterday but also found. Just this rad single-track connector that i just. It's a point of discovery of new areas. That i really love when you've got the basics down and you can start digging into some of the lesser known trails. Yeah i'm starting to get that similar. Sense of familiarity with my surroundings have been here only for a couple of weeks. And i had done some writing here before but not much information's on it in the Again you know in the santa cruz mountains. Just north of skaggs point and so. I'm doing a lot of writing kinda to the west of there towards the coast backup. Then yesterday. i wrote king's ridge up in Outside of grenville. Unbelievably gorgeous out there. the grasshopper what is it the super sweetwater and the old caz racists go through their train is unreal and we were on the road the whole time so that i know there's a lot of good dirt but The vistas just unbelievable. Yeah and frankly cinema. County roads are often worse than the trails in my ex. Well i was writing six fifty. So i was. I was in good shape but one of our one of the two people i was with we were riding in a socially distant way. Everyone into we'll be talking about that in a moment One of the people we were with only have thirty. Two's and was definitely feeling the extra you impact and so on. So i was glad to be on fat rubber. Yeah exactly and you reference the grasshopper series. I had miguel crawford the founder of that series. He's been doing it for twenty years Which is kind of crazy Twenty one years. Now i guess and you can imagine what the equipment was like back in the day and in our interview he kinda often joked about. You know you just as soon see a mountain bike on the start line as you would proper road bike and everything in between over the years. In fact one of the people i was with at their brakes. Were starting to fail because it's so steep and fast and so on that just The the compounds in their breaks was seemingly anomalous classifying. Or something where they're just losing breaking power at the extremes kind of sketch. I didn't have those problems. Fortunately and i won't name names in terms of who's brake pads. They were either but well. This is great. I mean i feel like these conversations and the discovery process. We're going through in. Our new locations is on point with what i wanted to talk about today. Yep yep Before we jump into that because it will be a jumping off point. Do also want to talk about a listener email and dialogue. I've been having with the member of the community named silas. He brought up something that i've been grappling with someone. New to an area without local friends is just kovic safe riding and obviously did an interview with dave from unpaved about the event they did and all the changes they made to make covid safe but for for all of us on the day to day we've got to think about how to ride as covid safe individuals and is it safe to ride with others and what techniques can we do and what i recommended to silas is since neither you nor i are experts on this is let's let's put in the community forum and let's have a discussion and see how we can provide information to one another and have a dialogue about how individuals are comfortable in terms of writing with others. Today yeah and it's certainly not something that we are qualified to discuss ourselves You know we're not epidemiologists. We are not medical professionals and so on norway claiming that you know we have actually if we have anyone in the community Who has that sort of expertise can point to articles and so on This would be the channel To contribute to the conversation. Because ultimately i think for all of us including the experts that there is a this is like an an ongoing iterative optimization function. We're trying to find the right balance between you know. Mental health comes through social connection and that we are safe from A disease a pandemic that know is i mean. It's not like ebola so it doesn't have that extreme seriousness but it is serious enough especially potentially to other people that we might transmit to where we wanna take precautions. Striking that balances is something. We're all trying to figure out.
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Q&A 423: Does Weed Make You Stupid & Does Cannabis Affect Testosterone?, What's The Best Pre-Workout Formula?, Should Teens Fast? & Much More.
"Slash. Four twenty. three. Because i usually start this episode with witty banter with my sidekick and since my sidekick is not here i'm not even gonna worry about the weedy better i'm just going to jump straight into today's hot newsflashes for you guys this just end as we'd make you stupid. I know that there's been lots of controversy about this in the past because it has been shown that for example heavy use of. Thc might affect the gray matter in the brain particularly in young individuals. Which is why. I don't think anyone. Prior to the age of eighteen should using much marijuana for example Just because there might be some effect on overall anatomical structuring of neural tissue hover. This most recent study that just came out looked at the effects of cannabis use on cognitive function in healthy aging adults particularly older adults who were over fifty years old which is like the fastest growing population of people who use cannabis. They say. it's for pain. I think it's because there's a lotta grandparents out there sitting around watching family guy on the couch chuckling. A little bit more heavily due to their doses of thc anyways though that what this study looked at was A bunch of different articles and studies that had dug into whether or not. Thc affects particularly cognition. what was called cognitive function. And what they found lo and was that the systematic review observed extremely low doses of thc improved cognition in older individuals both humans and rodents higher chronic doses also And this is going to be a bit of a surprise. You also seem to improve cognition a little bit as well and so. I thought this was pretty interesting. So i thought i'd dig into it a little bit more because you know when you when you read the headlines of these studies. Sometimes it's a little different than what What's actually going on behind the scenes. So yeah this was. A systematic review looked at the effects of cannabis use on cognitive function in the context of healthy aging took a bunch of studies in both adults and mice and they looked particularly older adults in mice because they wanted to see what it does to older people who use cannabis and The background of this was that like i mentioned. A lot of research suggests cannabis might alter cognition might alter brain morphology or the growth of gray matter in the brain particularly or the or the shrinkage of it more specifically so what they found was that again the the thc treated older models performed better on cognitive tasks. And so then. I dug into some of the other research that has influenced some of the mutterings out there about whether or not the use of we'd might make you stupid and you can indeed find another research study. That came out just this past month on the use of thc and impairment of short term memory and Working performance and so whereas overall cognitive function in older adults doesn't seem to be affected The actual use of thc on a chronic basis especially You know an and i'm talking about tse not cbd. It does appear to impact working memory and so if memory word recall etc is important to you on any given day or in life in general you makes you want to be a little bit careful with cannabis now. Here's the interesting thing. There is yet another recent review that looked at the effects of cannabis use on cognition. And what this found was that when. Thc is co administered with cbd right. So if you were going to use marijuana or cannabis but use a higher. Cbd blend or supplements said compound with cbd. You actually see section in the impact on memory and reduction in the impact on cognitive performance in the specifically the deleterious impact on cognitive performance. So what this is is looking like is a if you're older you know. And you're using cannabis for let's say pain management or something like that. You don't have to worry too much about it. Shrinking your brain or impairing cognitive function. However there is some evidence that it might affect your short term memory whether young or old with that being said if you take some cbd at the same time that you take thc and we're talking like a microsoft cbd like you know ten milligrams twenty milligrams right around that range. You can stave off some of these effects on cognition and working memory if you are concerned about that. And then. Furthermore you know again. The evidence that i've seen over and over again does show that if you're younger and you're concerned about anatomical formation of your central nervous system a gray matter in the brain etc it might be a good idea to avoid marijuana altogether until your central nervous system is fully formed so that is the latest on on thc when it comes to nation however there were also some interesting studies that came out this month that looked at the effects of cannabis use on sexual function so This was kind of interesting A look at both erectile dysfunction as well as testosterone levels so the first thing is that cannabis users were found to be twice as likely to experience erectile dysfunction. a the overall prevalence of erectile dysfunction in cannabis users was about seventy percent and in control groups. It was only about thirty five percent. And so i'm not quite sure what's going on here. You know if it is more of a a relaxation a decrease in blood flow whether it might also be something that could be code ministered with the cannabis for example. We know a lot of people who Who who smoke weed would also be people who also smoke cigarettes and we know that nicotine is of azo constrictive as and in some people can impair erectile function like like. I know some people who you will use like nicotine lozenges or nicotine gum or some other form of nicotine cigarette and they'll have that happen and so if you're one of those people who uses nicotine and struggles with getting it up fellas. You may want to be careful with that. And you may also really wanna be careful with cannabis if it doubles your risk of erectile dysfunction. That could actually be an issue and you know the these are people who are pretty frequent cannabis users. I don't think that That smoking a joint. Every now and again is going to significantly impact sexual function although might acutely as i think many men no impair sexual performance acutely and some people actually liked us. Thc for sex In in there are ways around this like beet root or viagra or anything else that might improve blood flow to the genitalia. While at the same time using something that might be you know. Increase the risk of erectile dysfunction. You can only stack certain things to offset the effects of other things but ultimately turns out that if you have issues with erectile dysfunction and your marijuana user you may want to consider a thinking twice about the use of marijuana and what's actually interesting. Is that the erectile. Dysfunction does not appear to be related to say like a drop in testosterone because another study and. This is the final one. I wanted to tell you about when it comes to. Thc for anybody who's just not interested in pot whatsoever. Don't worry we're almost done with this part regular define these as people use. The at least one time per month. Which i wouldn't classify a regular. Thc user but anyway somebody who uses at least one time per month every month for at least a year. These people had higher testosterone. Okay they actually saw an increase in drone in regular users of thc and again. There are so many confounding. Variables here like you know. I don't know are more daring alpha males more likely use marijuana. I don't know Would they be the same type of people who might be having sex frequently which would also indirectly increase testosterone. Maybe but ultimately. It looks like you don't have to worry too much about the impact on testosterone frequent and if by frequent we meet once a month Thc user now.
Interview With Body Surfer Nick Betts
"Welcome back to the Costa Athlete Program I'm your host chef. Today, we are joined by one of the men who has helped shape one of the biggest brains and body surfing and skin diving or free diving depending on what you choose to identify as we have on the man, the myth, the legend one of the is behind the camera, the Great Nick Nick so good to have you on the show. Absolutely Beerman so I have to ask right off the top. How. Did you get hooked up with because you and Matlin Gio did I pronounce his last name correctly Lingo. Lingo. Thank you. Everybody listened to the show Torius mispronouncing of names between the two of you. You guys are responsible for the majority of public images released by Ert. How'd you get hooked up hooked up with them in the first place? Actually, not really think about it might be a kind of a blurry stories. So there's a thousand, acre, ranch out east in San. Diego that. I am kind of Co.. Owners of I don't own the ranch, but Munich Jake we. Have kind of put together. What is called earlier twenty ranch and Jake's families owned this thousand Acre property since nineteen twelve and as fifty five. Acre Lake on. A. Cabin. In all kinds of different terrain and stuff like that. So years ago through the rest of a group that started, which is rescued watches also on by rob. Smith We met through him in new that was formerly snipers. So they asked me to come out in check out the ranch in need do some schouten. Stuff. So I went out there and I saw we we're able to shoot to like twenty, six hundred meters and I j like you have no idea what you have here. In will only get some boys out here jigs former military he was air. Force. So. Through my connections, I knew mad at the time and we brought matt out there and just shooting various guns and kind of started doing some photo shoots. No quick just because I want to. I want to date for the audience. 'CAUSE as everybody knows like five years ago gun content could help you when the algorithm whereas now you don't necessarily see the same level of push. So at what point was this this forming up happening? This is probably in twenty seventeen. And So maddie and out in and. That's how I got introduced again and then started doing. Random shoots through MAC. and. Become really close with with union the rest of his family. Really, really big into the brand and and what it stood for. In. The logos and designs in the Surf Culture that was speculating waiting so I ended up getting connected with them through that we do some dies up support any way that I could. has now kind of worked for clandestine media. which the huge military media company does a lot of shoots for a lot of the major manufacturers and kind of had to take a step away because he's been on the road for weeks and weeks and weeks at a time and so ian reach out to the announcement. Step into fill Matt's shoes which are big shoes to fill in. More than happy to do so.
145. Nick Stone, CEO & Founder of Bluestone Lane
"My mission is simple to inspire you to be your best self move with intention and have some fun along the way for today's episode. I am so excited to be chatting with nick stone. He is the founder and ceo of blue stone lane and australian inspired chain of cafes well known for their unbelievable coffee but they also serve. Oh my god so much. Delicious stuff everything from avocado. Toast and apple crumble. Porridge to warm chicken and breen's bowls chicken and big clubs. Sandwiches screen baked eggs and the list goes on. This stuff is so good and so so fresh. Today we chat about a lot of things. We cover a lot of bases. Nick tells me about his backstory at one point being an australian football league player before transitioning to banking and finance than ultimately into the hospitality. Business we talk about where his head was at. When opening his first cafe conveniently located next to his full time. Job at the time in midtown. Manhattan we also shot about hannah. How this year has been for bluestone. Lena in the wake of the pandemic at one point the pandemic eliminating ninety percent of a company's revenue and having to let go hundreds of workers. Nick talks to me about how they navigated that how he truly believes that no matter how hard it gets. There is a place for positivity and optimism and he fills me in on his guiding principles as a founder as a leader and how he stays true values and his purpose even in the hardest of times. I myself huge fan of the brand so it was really fun for me to have this conversation. There's one conveniently located like maybe five bucks from where i live on the upper east side. It is a staple in my routine with about a mile left on my morning rind. Open the bluestone lane app order myself of copy with almond milk and grabbing it and walking that last little stretch home and just taking some me time so things to nick and the team at stone for bringing me some joy on the regular and i know so many others get that same joy when they come to see as well before the end of the swing of things today. I do want to take a moment to thank my sponsor at at politic. Greens recently opened up on social media. About how. I have been struggling a little bit. I feel as though the stress is definitely getting to me. It's making me feel a little wonky in my own body. But i know that one thing that helps me get back on track. Every single day is shaking up my bottle of athletic greens athletic. Greens is a green powder. That's got seventy five pool food source ingredients as well as prebiotics probiotics adapted agents and superfoods for me athletic. Greens that sweet sip. First thing in the morning right before you get to work on my desk. It's not only my nutritional insurance. It's my immunity support and by incorporating it into my routine regularly. This is me giving back to me starting off on the right foot and just taking care of my body over to play green dot com slash bill and with your first purchase. You'll get some greet freebies. I'm talking five. Free travel passes well as a year's supply of vitamin d with your first purchase again. That's athletic greens dot com slash hurdle. Get five free. Travel packs a year's supply of vitamin d with your first purchase. Today no code necessary as always as you're listening today at makes you the tag. The show over on social media as admiral podcast. I'm over at emily a
Im A Choose-a-tarian Ft. Shay Mitchell
"How welcome back to start tomorrow on. Sammy i mean lean and we are really fun episode for you all today. We just rewarded. I wanna make them guests. But they can't. There's no audience participation august so just scream at us pause and just ream who you think it is. If you're walking on the street pause scream out loud and you'll find out that they let's give in. Maybe let's give like puzzle clues. Okay okay okay. Number one her first big thing that she did or that made her famous was a show that we batches used to recap all right and personally. I loved those recaps. They were self fund to do. That's hint one okay. Hint to from those recaps elaine's name in my phone is still a letter based around the show. Okay hint three. We're coming up with these on the fly hint. I have another one to hint three. She is very pretty hint four. She's actually great on tiktok and like just generally. Her content is prime hilarious. Yeah yeah premium content from her. What are we up to five. Last one hint five she would fit really well on benches. Mom's okay she has really. that's it. we're done. This is a pretty big deal for us because we're so excited to have her. Based on hint one. We were huge fans and she was just fun and easy to talk to. Which is you know when you when you talk to someone. She we say who it is or should we let them find out when we start. I think when we start we start. Okay when you have someone who is like that level of fame you know it could really be hit or miss like the vibe that you have on zoom especially or even like. When they're in person she was like incredibly chill easy down to earth real person. I agree i agree. Well let's dive right into the episode and introduce who we have so without further ado today. We are joined by guests. Who honestly needs no introduction actress and entrepreneur. Shay mitchell shea. Welcome to the show. Where i'm so excited to be speaking with you. We've been fans for years honestly layers years. Yeah since we started batches. We've been you know we were loving pretty little liars obviously back in the day but i like watching you evolve in your career has been really enjoyable honestly on cue thank you and also we just wanna call out. Make sure everybody knows that on this call and the zoom your zoom name is shawn say. So that's my gosh. i love it. We'll give you to in quarantine i mean. Just tell us just like what life is like your new mother has. Is that different. What's that lane. I don't know anything else other than being a new mom in a pandemic keno well. We had october so she had a couple months of z. No before exactly. But you know. I have to say. It's been the best distraction you know. Being able to spend time with her and being house all the time with her It it's definitely been a beautiful distraction. Shoes things that have been going on outside But yeah i mean it's been different. You know we have play dates by a zoom. I think she's very familiar now with facetime. She just turned on my laptop for the first time the other day and i was like. I don't know if you're supposed to be doing that at this age. But anyways so she's definitely very familiar technology. Let's just leave it there. Wow that is pretty crazy right. It's not. I mean that's how they're having play dates now seen other kids and being able to like talk to my parents who are in canada. It's via facetime and zoom. So it's plates or like what do they do. It's just seen other babies. And like i'll dress sometimes even set up the screen and then had my friends. Kids like also set up their screen. So they're just like watching each other play sometimes. She pays the tension sometimes. She doesn't you know we're not a tv level yet. But she seems to like it. And i'm like look another kid like you. I don't know right it's like there's no guidebook for how to be doing it right now so right well. That sounds really cute. Yeah yes today talk through. Do they talk through. Facetime or definitely notice is now you know not trying to do too much screen time. You know first child niemand on like second child. I'll be like here. You go watch it. They're all four hour movie but you know he sees the kids now and she's like getting more familiar with my cousins. So that's kinda cute. That's awesome tell us like what do you think is the most challenging part of being a mom. There are new challenges every day but then at the same time. It's like. I always take my hat off for like you know single parents out there. That are doing it right now. Under these circumstances being able to work being able to find time to raise their kids. I i'm like all the respect. My respect level has gone up so high for some for parents in general And everybody in general to be quite honest with these circumstances but yeah definitely having kids. You have to be a lot more creative unless three things every woman should know about having kids before she gets pregnant because we have a lot of listeners who are thinking about starting families here before they get pregnant. I would say enjoy this time right now where you are not worrying about anybody else other than yourself of course in your family but i mean basically from the day that you find out you're pregnant so the rest of your life you will always be you know thinking about your child and that was then i was like oh man like there's nowhere just going on vacation and be like wow turn my phone off like no i'm always constantly like cool is that was cool. She's good welsh. Have for lunch. You know you're like really worrying about them so that always that will change The other thing is sleep. You know. I really did take advantage of it though. I took full advantage up. At prior to having a child i slept and quite a bit. Like i really did make up for the lack of sleep. I'm having now so take advantage of that if you're not And then i would say you know late hours like i'm now going to bed so late because i put her to bed and finally unlike like my time. Let's watch all the seasons of the show. I've been dying to watch. And then you know. I go to bed super late and have to wake up early morning so i mean take advantage of that time to you know just being able to binge shows until like five. Am because yeah what you've been doing What am i been gene right now. I washed the doing and then right now. I'm the biggest fan of your honor. I don't think it's talked about enough. I think i wish i could scream it from the top of every mountain it's so l. Dies the writing back. Good off the bosnian. He he obviously really likes it. I watched like the first two episodes. It just feels like breaking bad. No i think maybe because you're like oh it's bryan cranston. Bad right yes yes. But it's just i don't know i just like it just gets me one. I feel like. I feel so anxious watching. I'm like oh this is good.
5-MINUTE FRIDAY: What's Your Craziest Life Goal?
"I'm only about another installment of five minute friday from hurdle. I'm so excited to be here with you. I'm so excited that this beautiful week was such a beautiful week. I a lot of us were a little bit on edge. It going into the inauguration but the day was just filled with hope and promise. I loved what the president said about unifying our country and wanting to show up for everyone regardless of whether or not they voted for him even more so what i adored was seeing comma harris and every single woman that came up on that stage whether it was lady gaga or jennifer lopez the way that they looked at her with such admiration in such all. I think that women all over the country You know they feel that way. They look at her because comma is a hard worker and the first female in the white house properly as vice president of the united states. like it. just it's insane. What i want to talk about today like it's so much of the internet is talking about today is amanda gorman. Unless you've been living under a rock you and no offense. Maybe you've had a busy week. Amana gorman is the poet that spoke and read at the inauguration. She was the two thousand seventeen national youth. Poet laureates She graduated from harvard. She's a twin from los angeles. She has been very successful leading up to the opportunity to speak at the inauguration. I was reading about her. She has written for the new york times. She's had a ton of amazing brand partnerships ranging from nike to product. This young woman is a show stopper and the moment that she got up on the stage. She had poisoned a presence at a confidence about her. That i thought was really beautiful. And then her words like god as someone who uses words a lot and says a lot of them on a weekly basis with the opportunity to you know impact people. I was at a loss for words listening to hers after listening to her and reading more about her. I feel so inspired by her. It brings me to this concept of wanting to lift each other up and that There doesn't need to be like one person that can win in life like people can be going on their own path and along their own journey and good kind. People want to lift other good kind successful people up and i wanna be here cheerleader. And i believe that there is room for everyone successes just seeing her success. It literally gave me the chills and it me excited and it inspired me. Add inspired me to think about what. It is the really big things that i wanted you. What are my loftiest career goals. Because i'm sure for her. Like speaking at in inauguration was probably one of them and she check that off at twenty two. i spent A part of my morning yesterday and opening my gray barren fig notebook and sitting on my couch and writing down literally my wildest dreams that i don't think i think about enough. I think we're so focused on the here and the now and you know just staying afloat and getting the things done that we need to get done so that we can proceed and it exciting and i
324. Ask Ali!
"Hi ali shelby. I am a student athlete from arkansas. And my question for you is if there was apocalypse right now an object to your last directly was the only thing that could save you. What is it and do you think you would live or die. 'cause like shelby. I love this question. And i would love to be like. Oh i have a sword next to me or even a cell phone but no the item directly to my left is my to do list. It is overwhelming. It is stressing me out. I've not checked off very many things today. So if there were zombie apocalypse and all i had to save myself with my to-do list game over or would zombie see my list and be like let's leave her alone. She seems really stress in high maintenance. Let's go the other way. Hard to say. But i can't live without my to do list. I can't function without it. So i guess that says something about me. I know i'm not alone. I know i know for a fact several of you listening. Also have your to do list here left. Don't make me feel alone here. Come into this ambi- apocalypse with me Yeah don't know if i'm gonna live or die. But i'll my list hi. Allie mining is eliza. I am a fitness instructor. As well as a general manager of a studio where. I live in maryland I was calling. Because i also newly pregnant. I'm on the tail. End of my first trimester and i'm so excited and looking forward to journey but i wanted to see if you had any advice on not falling victim to the comparison game in the first trimester has been pretty difficult for me and i feel like i find myself comparing my journey to others around me and i just can't seem to get unstuck from that. I also remember you talking of out the and how miserable that can get when you're pregnant And i really a girl. I i just wanted to be if you had any favorite sports bras or anything that need that a little bit more bearable on the run while Thanks so much for all you do. I love the podcast. And i look forward to hearing. Hi elissa this question. You totally caught me off guard. Because you said i'm pregnant too. And i was like wait. I'm not pregnant. But i think you meant your you said your career and then that you're also pregnant so just clarifying that both for myself and for anyone listening i am not pregnant. Elissa is pregnant. And congratulations that's very exciting. And i let me answer the easy part. The boobs yeah. Failure girlfriend like literally and out the lululemon and light bra. It is an investment. it is not cheap but it saved me during pregnancy and postpartum. It is a big reason. I was able to keep running through both. Because it's supportive and soft. And i was a huge fan so lululemon and light bra and all include a link to that in the show notes for anyone who's interested. It's my all time favorite. I have worn it in sizes from b to see to d- to double d t. So i own a lot of them and i can vouch for them. Lululemon ripe lululemon and light bra. What help you out. As for the comparison game. I totally get that to have obviously been there myself in various stages of life as i'm sure many people who are hearing these words have as well and i would say i i would ask you to whom are you comparing yourself. Is it your friends or is it people on instagram. Because fun little fact about instagram. It is not everything. It is a highlight reel. It is what people choose to share. I know it often feels like we think we know people we think we know everything about their lives and who they are and what they do and how they feel but we don't so if you're comparing yourself to people you don't actually know girl stops scrolling on follow. It doesn't mean those people are bad people it just me inside. It is not suiting. You right now to consume that stuff and i think that taking responsibility for what you're consuming if that's the case is really important. Also every pregnancy is so different and this period in your life does not define you. As a person it can be defining. You're gonna learn a lot about yourself throughout these nine and a half months and that's a good thing but what happens to you during this time and i mean that like surface level stuff right that if you're comparing to like oh i thought i'd be running throughout my entire pregnancy and you're feeling like a failure because you're not you're not a failure not everyone runs through their pregnancy. Some people run even though it doesn't feel good but they feel like they should like. We all have our own reasons motivations whatever and so i would say to look at what's going well for you right now and i know that that sounds a little bit fluffy but but truly if you're feeling frustrated by certain aspects of what you're feeling experiencing right now. I am a big proponent of trying to focus on the good and that is a blanket statement obviously. If what's going wrong feels pretty serious is bringing you down. My answer is always going to be especially during pregnancy and postpartum. Seek a trained and qualified professional to talk to. I say this as someone who has always been like therapy do therapy but only just a couple of weeks ago. Did i set up a weekly standing appointments for myself and my therapist and it is the greatest forty five minutes of my week. Where i it's just about me. And i talk with no filter if you're not doing that already. And if you feel like you need that outlet. I would really recommend it. And everything's over zoom now so you don't even have to go anywhere. It's great but i think that can help you. Especially in preparing for the postpartum period. It's really nice to have someone to talk to to have a totally self indulgent our where you can just get your thoughts run and you can talk about the comparison trap and you can talk about whatever's on your mind good stuff and challenging stuff so lewellen in summary lululemon and light bra. You're doing great congratulations. Stop scrolling close with the people close to you that you can confide in and trust and just vent to unfiltered and if you feel so inclined. Seek out someone to talk to because that can be super helpful. It doesn't mean anything is wrong with. You doesn't mean you're broken. It just means that sometimes it feels really good to talk to someone whose job is literally to listen and indulge you in that way. Congratulations super happy for you elissa alley. This is so exciting My nina seven and i live in delaware guest our. I know it sounds like anyway. My question is about podcasting. I would love to hear about. What made you decide to do podcasting. And how did you get into it. And where do you get all of your questions from and just everything practicing would love to hear about that. so yeah. I hope things are great. And they've they've really requestion happy Okay thanks allie. And i will Keep on listening on the run by deb from delaware. I laughed when you were delaware. That's funny my mom went to the university of delaware delaware. While i was going to be like delaware comes up all the time in this house but that's not accurate. My mom is not running around being
Eating for Balance: An Introduction to Ayurveda with Clare Michalik
"This is my first podcast offer awesome. Well congrats a ton of instagram stories and live events and things like that. So and you've been working with with our team at eighteen hundred and of course for through your boyfriend. Michael who's also athletes team or athlete comments team. But this'll be the first time we really getting to talk one on one about nutrition about all the work that you do with aggravated and i'm excited to have this conversation. Thanks for joining us. Yeah me too. i'm superstock. Thanks for having me. Yeah so today. we're talking about and i'll go ahead and preface it by saying that i know a little bit but not very much so this is going to be just as much a learning experience for me as i think it probably will be for a lot of our listeners but before we kind of go into the details of what is and how people can apply it to their life. Why don't you tell us a little about yourself and your background. You know kind of how you got into this yeah Thank you so yummy. Names clare and i. I entered into ir beta about three years ago. I have very much been living. A holistic healthy lifestyle. I would say for the majority of my life but i didn't really make a lot of connections until three years ago when i found out your data Because many of the things that i thought were healthy like eating lies exercising wise. We're actually damaging my body a little bit too. Because were only aggravating me more and pushing me more out of balance As your vega has shown me. So i i got into yoga. Maybe about five years ago and that was really like the gateway into this more. Your lifestyle That's when i first heard about it. And it was all about you know holistic living. I was super into that eating clean But it was very individualized which i loved So i really jumped into that. And then three years ago. I believe i had a friend who Who on social media somewhere. And i immediately like jumped on her. I was like let's get coffee. I need to know more Where where do you study. And it was just like fascinated. I was reading about the elements. The dough shas. I'm like oh we're also unique. I love this like of course we're all different and so Immediately after i got coffee with my friends she told me all about it and she told me the school that she goes to and love learning. And you know adding to my tool belt as i like to call it So i'm immediately enrolled pretty much and the school that i Actually just finish as a california college of ira vida and they are based in nevada city. Right outside tahoe and northern california there and they offered a distant learning program. So i was able to go to school online. Basically and meet up with my master teacher Once a month or every other week and stay in touch with school. While i was able to continue working and traveling and kind of maintaining a alternative lifestyle that i do So it was really great. And yes i've been in school. They're just finished My clinical studies. So i'm finished with all my academics. I read a counselor and clinical specialist Since super stoked about that and now. I'm just excited to share it with others. Awesome congrats what i do know about ira vita is and what i like about. It is balanced like you talked about how you know i think. A lot of us think about nutritionist. Kind of this. You know you're plant based or your paleo or whatever And it's not really. It's kind of a one-size-fits-all when you fall into these like certain camps but we're all unique and you know as athletes trained differently each of training plans or different like In kind of our morning routines are different. We're all unique people and so why. Why not have our our nutrition and the rest of our lifestyle kind of fit. That fit our uniqueness kinda put us into balance. So i guess i guess we should start by just saying like what is your data. I know that there's the diet element. There's a lifestyle element. There's kind of all this stuff so you go into the very basics for someone who's never heard of it before yeah and you almost kind of touched on it. Essentially what i. Your beta is is a holistic healing science From ancient india that uses diet lifestyle practices and will remedies to align the body and so It's really it targets. The root cause of disease rather than the symptom however ir beta also treats the person and not so much the disease meaning that two people with the same symptoms or same conditions may have a totally different treatment based on their unique makeup within higher beta. Okay and so give some examples of like So there's the data element but what else. What else is there would be used so A lot of lifestyle and seasonal practices. So as you is we kind of get into your veda Besides the diet like the type of exercises you can be doing. It can be aggravating or balancing so like for for me for example like i have a lot of air elements in some very light kind of mobile Persons so doing high intensity activity is can may push me even further out of balance. So what are your to do is kind of show you more balancing elements do kind of counter act my high active air intensity and bring it down with more of like a slow heavy weightlifting. That's more grounding To kind of help counter balance it too and the way we use Like a daily lifestyle
Are Progress Pics The Enemy Of Progress?
"And welcome to diet starts tomorrow. I'm sammy i'm ilene and we're back today with a deer d. s. t. an win. Yes so we didn't get to do our nonce going last week and actually have a good one. Okay sammy you go i. I already texted you the win. I know you know it okay. Last night i had my first experience or yesterday the whole day. I had my first experience in years where i did not eat dessert and i did not eat anything sweet and it wasn't because i told myself i couldn't it was because i actually had no desire for it at any point during the day or at night after dinner and i didn't even realize that i didn't do it until i woke up this morning. I was like. I didn't need anything sweet yesterday. And that is like you all. Listen to this podcast. You know how big of an accomplishment that is. and i'll just end it there. It's more of an accomplishment. Not that you didn't have the desert that you didn't realize they didn't have it like it was it was it was more so like i think about it. I wasn't like craven like you weren't emotionally attached. To the fact that you must have dessert right for my day to be complete. Wasn't that i like accomplish the restriction of it. I didn't want it. And therefore i didn't have it just out of like yeah exactly and that i don't know i just feel like that is a new. That is like a sign of life for me but don't celebrate it too much because you're going to start on that before and you're like wow look at this new me. I don't need carbs. Mac and cheese eleven. Am don't worry. I just just texted rusty. How do we have chips. No i'm not giving up carbs or it was like that hap- that's i said that in a previous episode is that if i must incorporate carbs and everything in my meals because if i don't i start to go down that path of like oh look it's me like a bird lady yesterday. Yeah exactly my win guys. This is like the lowest bar of to celebrate. My wayne is that. I got a good night sleep last night. That's not. That's not like a low bar like i feel like people struggle with sleep and this has been a really hard week and like the fact that you've got a good night's sleep is incredibly restorative. I feel like I rusty his parents came to cr are apartment because they hadn't and they were like they were like asking me how i feel. Whatever they're like. Why don't you just come come back year. We could come here. And i was like to back to their home in long island and i was like okay. I'm rusty was kidnapped. you basically and so is rusty. Not there to well. He decided to come because he was. He got jealous. That i was here like without him but he just came verde but no yet. Because i can i. It's quiet in the suburbs. And it's it's so funny 'cause you're ranting about how much you love your new apartment you tell i fucking love williamsburg. I love my permit. But there's really nothing better than the quiet of the suburbs and then
#HURDLEMOMENT: 6 Workout Motivation Tips To Make Exercise a Regular Habit
"Y is going on her at layers. Emily embody year bringing you another installment of hurdle moment from her all we have heard this stat so many times studies have shown that approximately eighty percent of new year's resolutions fail and it's no secret that many of us have perhaps set some goals resolutions that have to do with fitness. I have a ton of messages in my inbox. Right now asking me. How do i find the motivation to work out. A lot of us. Were in the sweet spot right now. A few weeks into the new year where we are reevaluating. A lot of these goals that we set ourselves and me for example. I swore it myself. That i would be better with not eating so many sweets then. I bought goods to bring to a friend's new apartment. She canceled on me. I have four different levin. Put us in my freezer. And i'm sitting here with a half of one on by desk. I record this. Hey that's neither here nor there we're not here to talk about sugar consumption today. Although i definitely chat with an expert about that if that's something that you're into let me know in a message or an email over at elliott hurdle dot. Us i digress. I'm here to offer you tips and tricks when it comes to work out motivation today like i said get tons of messages. How do you stay motivated to work out regularly. do you ever take a day off. Here's the thing. The yes. I take days off and also they are definitely days that i struggle with motivation. I'm actually currently on my third day in a row of not working out and it feels delightful but when it comes to a standard week of i am one hundred percent definitely off before the sun most days to sweat and that is because i continually go back to as just sins referred to in our turning the page episode. I highly highly encourage you to listen to that for some motivation. Jess referenced having a bag of wise and knowing exactly why you like working out on the days where your motivation is waiting for me. My why. I know that we're as a huge part of my life because it makes me feel better both in my mood and about my body it makes me feel more comfortable in my own skin. It helps me. Wake up if i do it in the morning. It puts me in a better mood to show up for work in the people that i care about and my friends and my family and i also i love a challenge and i love pushing myself. I mean i've so many. Whys for why i work out. There's a lot of things so i tip. I guess isn't a bone step knowing your wise help. You're gonna find that essential motivation and then today in the episode. I'm gonna give you six more tips to help you get moving to help you. Hone in on your motivation to make moving your body a regular part of your routine before we get into it today. I do want to the moment. Thank my sponsor at gooder. Who does it love keeps on the answer. Everyone loves cute sunglasses period and gooder. Has you covered. They make no bounce. No scratched polarized styles. Starting at just twenty five dollars. It does not get better than this. They look great and they literally have af end style for every person. Maybe you want something really sleek a like a black aviator i'm a huge fan of their blackout. Mock jeez they've also got you know a flirty and fun options. They recently released some styles that have pizzas and tacos and ice cream cones on them. Like i said something for every taste. They have an awesome deal for her to listeners. Head on over to dinner dot com slash hurdle that's g. o. d. r. dot com slash and. Get ten dollars off your purchase using a fertile. Today good her dot com slash hurdle us hurdle at checkout for ten dollars off your purchase today as always tag the show as you're listening to akron podcast. I'm over at emily a body with that. Let's get to hurtling.
Is It Ethical To Suggest Weight Loss? Ft. Jessica Jones, MS, RD
"Science in nutrition as well as zuma instructor so you keep busy while jess. Thanks for coming on. Sorry i think my. I think my is my computer going slow like because i'm not hearing like i think on july. No might mike just cut me off for a second but you just go. No you are yeah ever. Yeah i think i. There's something i think. My sound is going filled with everyone. Know your your mouth is moving slower than the then the sound. So that's why i got confused. So did i mean what were you. Now you're fine now. You're fine okay. You were gonna say something. After i said welcome. I was just going to jump into the questions. Okay all right. So welcome to our podcast. Were excited to have you. And why don't we just jump right in. Can you share your background. How did you and your partner. Wendy star your podcast inspired you. Yeah that's a great question. Thanks for having me again. I'm super excited to be here at love. Your guys podcast. All your episodes are very creative. And i work with clients on intuitive eating and so the topics that you have a things that come up in session all the time so love it and in terms of how we kinda got started so my background was in journalism and i decided that i wanted to go back to school to become a registered dietitian which took forever and while i was getting my masters in nutrition i ended up working at farmers markets in underserved marginalized communities in brooklyn harlem and the bronx. Because i used to live in new york and wendy we were friends kind of before and then she ended up getting a job with me and we did these. Different nutrition education workshops and cooking demos and these communities and we found that we had really good chemistry and we liked working together and we also were loving the feedback that we were getting from the community because we would use local ingredients. They were actually available and accessible like whether it be Stuff that they could find in the day or produce that was locally grown and they were able to make really delicious recipes so that was exciting for us. And i did. I think like three years and then once it ended me and wendy decided. Hey we should continue the conversation and put all of this like maybe online or do something else so we ended up doing actually a show on brooklyn public access television. That was i think we called it like the healthy kitchen food. Having made easy with wendy really. Long name catchy. We weren't thinking about like yeah. We weren't thinking about it all the time. Like how that would work for an llc title but we. We ended up doing that and transferred onto like youtube and doing that for a couple of years. And then i decided. I wanted to move back to california where i'm from and that's where the podcast started in two thousand fifteen because we just couldn't shoot videos together anymore so basically. Yeah we've been doing it for a while we love. It actually prefer the podcast over doing videos. Because it's more indepth you also can just kinda show up. You don't have to like make them like. I'm in sweats right now. So it's just it's much more much better. I think so in the process of transforming to the podcast for our listeners who who might not be listeners but could be future listeners. What you focus on on the food heaven podcast. That's a great question as well. So we focused on the intersection and we kind of always playing around with a what. Our tagline is not that we have a official tagline But now so. Our tagline now is inclusive inaccessible wellness But were thinking like we may have to flush that out further because that's kind of I could see that as being a little vague. So like in fleshing out further we. We found that we really like to focus on the intersections of like health wellness race culture Intuitive eating and body image and so we find that you know we have guests from all different backgrounds a wide diversity of two guest and they are all coming on to talk about different topics so whether it is you know financial freedom or food freedom like there's such a range even We've even had somebody come on and talk about astronomy so we just honestly have people come on to talk about topics that we find interesting and you're not like particularly stuck on food. Yeah now. Because i think we would get a little bit bored just talking about food and so for us. I think it's also to kind of like. Yeah like i said what makes what makes it interesting to us as well. And then i think that if we find it interesting then typically our listeners. Find it interesting. Also but i think the majority of it is talking about boot and intuitive eating and like like i said food freedom in body image stuff like that kinda similar. Tomorrow we make sense. I also think that some of the topics that you are you know that you address are very clearly even if they're not necessarily like directly related like the culture and and that phobe on those things although that is obviously very food related I think that sort of you know we eat all the time every day. So it's sort of like gets taken as a given rather that examined like why we eat what we eat or the way we eat and it's really just an interesting area to explore. I'm wondering just in the past year. It really feels like anti culture has taken off so much more than it ever has. In the past these social justice movements that has definitely had an impact on the wellness industry for the better in my opinion. So i'm wondering if you could speak to like what this past year has been like for you As sort of like these really important social conversations have come up and how it changed the podcast. Even yeah i think the interesting thing. So i've obviously like so many us. I've had a lot of mixed emotions over. The last year is has been a lot and when it comes to like all the social justice stuff that happened in around june we. We actually put a podcast episode out. There was it was our most popular and it was titled why were over it and and also like subtitle how to support black businesses on and off line and i think for us i mean we didn't we always i think being black dieticians like there's always that intersection of like social justice like from day. One that was nothing new But we definitely started leaning into that more on our podcast. I think within the last like three or four years and so i think part of us felt like a little bit like i said hurt. Maybe because they were there have been so many people out there doing this work and having these conversations and so to have it be something where it's like all the stuff in everyone's i mean it's good to have everyone pay attention but just like everyone demanding like right now like we had so many request like come on our podcast tomorrow and and it just like what we have. We're human beings we have lives. We've always been talking with this. This will always be relevant. You know what i mean. It's not like because it's newsworthy. Now that that means that We drop everything. No so i that's was part of it and then we had mixed emotions because we definitely got some new followers during that time whether it's like podcast social media which we are super grateful for and it's exciting to have new followers but then my other again the part of the part of me that felt hurt was like the.
5-MINUTE FRIDAY: Focusing On Life Offline
"In the west village when i stumbled upon their super adorable shop on bleeker inside the shop you can do way more than just read. The magazine throughout january. Actually athletic is popping up inside. You can eat plant based ice cream for free. I think you can shop. Some of their favorite picks from local businesses and of course caffeine fiends. You can snag a nitro coffee from a cool brand called sale away so definitely. Check that out if you are local a reading. Pick charlotte Gentry for this recommendation. If you missed our chat on the podcast from earlier this week definitely check it out. Beck's recommended read green lights by matthew. Mikan hey i just got my copy in the mail. I'm looking forward to diving. In maybe ouster. I read brady as beck's explained on the shell on monday. Basically become his outlook People love green lights in life right like we like to be just smooth sailing but we don't necessarily love red and yellow lights because they often indicate hardships in the book the he talks about how lice yellow and red lights ultimately turned to green. If you shift your perspective there's a lot more in there. But i really liked that mentality and i like that take away. I've got to watch for you love life on. Hbo max the other night. I was asking for recommendations for my next binge-watch show. I've gone through bridgeton and industry and the undoing And so this was one of the ones that came into the mix from all of you. basically it follows anna kendrick as she hunts for love in her twenties and thirties. Living in new york city obviously feels pretty applicable to me in my life. It's pretty mindless but it's entertaining and never looking for an easy watch. This is a good one to add to your list. Listen bruni brown with tim. Ferriss and dax shepard on podcasting daily practices in the long and winding path to healing. This is on brenes podcast. I have talked about how much. I love tim. Ferriss doc shepherd on the show before the three of them together are really funny. I laughed a lot listening to this. And i really I also appreciate their perspective on the idea of having a flexible identity and how sometimes it can be really really difficult for us to be honest with ourselves. Maybe sometimes more so than being honest with other people so give a lesson. And i think that's it as always if there is something you are hunting for a link you are looking for a recommendations you seek. I'm here to please. I'm here to offer so if there's something that you want to hear about on five minute friday or if throughout your week you consume some content or show a book a podcast and article that you think the hurdlers love. I am always all ears. Feel free to send me your recommendations over to emily at hurdle dot us at hurdle podcast and at emily body on social media with that another hurdle concord. Catch you guys next time.
9 Habits for Happiness and Longevity
"Don't think actually seen you since the new year on your birthday or big the big four. Oh that's right here. We are happier. you know. I i have a clear memory of my fathers fortieth birthday. Yep and like making a big deal out of that. do i remember that too from remember. Your father is a big deal for me but yes remember that much about it but i just remember it being a big event. Yeah yeah did. Did you guys celebrate it any differently. They don't think that your kids will remember it as something special. I think so. We got from my because aaron forty as well this year and it was also in this strange quarantine year so i think they will remember it for that reason like we got like balloons forty forty balloons not but the number forty in balloons. It put that out just more hoopla around it We went away for a little while and thought about some new year's things. And you know. I don't know i just did you ever. Did you ever arrive. In new year's goals we talked about it sort of a vague sense. We didn't either said. Here's what i'm doing more than you know. The ones the intentions that i sat the well. The one goal which was to do five push ups. I don't know if i said three or five. Atlanta and five what. I actually did yesterday. Remember whether you said three or five. Yeah i when. I first came up with it. I think i was lean towards three. But i've landed on five now and i've been working on it and yeah you to you now in just one but don't try and pull up from the bottom and not use momentum and not do whatever else you can do to cheat. It's hard yeah. It's really hard. I know that one is a struggle but the five pull ups and then and then just routine which have also been focused on as well. I haven't like fallen into anything. Any specifics yet but but really like we've been going to bed earlier but we can't blue earlier been making sure i'm not eating after certain time. I tried to follow him to a little bit of a routine. How about you similar. I was away for the first four days of the year and so that was different from no new year's to me because usually i'm all about like the cutoff got everything set before thirty. I even though it's not like it switch flips or anything when the clock strikes twelve. It's just like the habit set by then something like this is the beginning of a new year of a new thing. I'm doing and i didn't do that this year. Because i knew i'd be away for the first four days of it so i kind of really relaxed i four days and the each day i spent half an hour or an hour doing some kind of writing or something and writing on ideas and i came up this long list of like goal things that i wanna do. But they're all pretty far in the future and also had all these other things that were like habits that i wished i could do on a daily or nearly basis and i just couldn't really get anywhere like what am i gonna say like. Here's here's what i'm committing to Ended up doing was actually. I think i've made. I think this was a good that i went through that period of not knowing what i was just feeling sort of under how to do it but i started realizing that like these goals in these habits all kind of fell into about five areas of my life so instead of having started. Say i'll take these five areas. I think a lot about like what is my vision for myself in each of areas. And you know. I have some tasks task with ideas under there for things that i could do to sort of further development in these areas. But anything. that's really like this. Is what will be accomplished by the end of the year by the end of the quarter or anything and i want to add a few little things like that. But i'm pretty happy with how it has just how it's a little bit different from mutual. Just kind of more about being aware of of the gap between like where i am in these areas where i wanna be and it's worked up whilst i'm quite happy with it. Yeah i think that's pretty powerful. If you can set like a vision for the year you know. These are the things that i'm going to work on. It's kind of i know. Recently i've been motivated by that type of of of goal setting where you know. It's just. I know that. I want to eat cleaner or whatever you know and so i will set of every time cooking. I'm like oh you don't do. I need the sauce. Do i need to put this oil in there. Need to add this process. You know you can meet or something like that You're kind of just making those little micro decisions and sometimes you do it and sometimes you don't but only sits like in the back of your mind that we've been for the last four years. We have every like the weekend. After new years we get together with some friends and And do like reflections on the past year and and intentions for the next year. You get a fire don't you. Yeah yeah the first couple of years ago this year. We didn't throw it in fire but we were around the fire but yeah that's one of the one of the things we see. It's four categories. Peace out peace out. twenty twenty. Thinks you're ready to get rid of Reflections on twenty twenty resolutions for twenty twenty one and then predictions that can be like personal predictions or just like worldly predictions and that like practice every year. It just feels more and more important to to me and And anyway and this year. I kind of found myself doing less of like i'm going to read this many books and instead i'm going to read more books you know i'm going to be more mindful of reading and things like that. So that's the opposite of the traditional goals at eight eight. Oh yes totally absolutely nichols so. It's not to say that either one is better. But i think i think both of us have been through that period where we did all that stuff out. Sort of different approaches is nicer nam. Trick though i think first of all i love. I love the the idea that if you're not all about goal setting just using the year as your reminder that like this is a good time to check in and reflect about what you did this year. What the for the past four years. Now i've written down just a list on the day before new year's just write a less things that i'm sort of happy about that happened this year or giving the things that i'm not happy about but like just list of thirty or forty things that got got done and it just couldn't go back and read that just of gives you some check ins and makes the time not all seem to blend together. Yeah i think it's really. I think it's powerful the important to us a long time and about everything that happened last year. I mean you know not just in the world but all of our lives have changed and we've all had to adjust to do things like some big things have happened in the last year for every single person and so to the kind of like look back at those and look at what you've accomplished and look at we've gone through and survived and i don't think it's good i. I think that. I think that's really what new year's kind of should be about checking in and marketing the events of the year and thinking about the next but more than like setting a big goal as much as i think it's fun so anyway one thing about new year's we don't get hung up on because i do think it's important to have if you're gonna have this vague and this is what i'm dealing with now figure out how to do it if you're going to have this more vague approaches says. Here's my vision. Here's where i wanna be. I'm not having specific things that says you have to do this every single day or do this by the end of the first month or whatever. 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#HURDLEMOMENT: What's Next for Hurdle & Answering Your Questions
"Hey everyone emily about here bringing you another installments of hurdle moment from hurdle and i feel the need to do two things one reintroduce this segment and also maybe give a few Top highlights about me this woman that you are listening to first things first hurdle moment. I started this. Because i knew that there were a lot of topics that i wanted to cover on the show. That weren't naturally always going to come up in the interviews that i typically launch. At the beginning of the week. I wanted to focus the original format on the show. This interview format dedicating that space in that time to the guests and their back stories and they're turtles and and what they've learned along the way. So that is when i had this idea to launch also on wednesdays. Now if you're a big follower of the show you know that now the show is three times weekly. You want is typically monday wednesdays and fridays with the five minute friday series and i really have come to enjoy all three four their individual awesomeness. It's kind of like having a three different children and so again. The purpose of hurdle momentum is to talk through a what might be a more evergreen topics episodes that you can go back to from time to time depending on what's going on in your life and game knowledge to help you move through your life. I'm just trying to you know. Continue to help you along. In your journey topics that have come up on hurdle moment in the past literally range from how to find your power alone sue how to be more productive to tips for navigating cooled whether workouts some really popular episodes my marathon recaps so obviously i mean. I just covered a wide span of topics. There's a lot that happens here in the on wednesdays as you are listening today as you were listening always if you ever have suggestions for a moment topics something that you want to learn more about. I am all years as this franchise. As part of the show has evolved over the last few months. I have been bringing in more and more experts. Said dive into popular topics like adapt digits and got held and mindfulness and so much more. So i love doing those interviews. I love bring you the stuff that want. And i am always all ears a little on me really quickly. I'm talking about myself here all the time. But i guess that is what happens. When it's your show again means emily. I am a freelance journalist. Up podcast her. A wellness coach currently on the upper east side of manhattan. I have been here for almost ten years. Come april been wild. Ride especially over the last year in cove. Ed by one that i wouldn't trade for anything. New york is my home. I'm still so happy here to stay When i mentioned you're freelance journalist i write and edit content everywhere from a g. q. shoe men's health women's health welling good so many different outlets. They have a wellness or a health or fitness vertical. It is pretty likely. I probably pitch them an idea in the past other. Highlights about me as you may or may not know. I am a big athletes Now these days. Although i believe if you have a body you are an athlete but back in college. I weighed seventy pounds. More than i do now. And a big part of that weight loss journey was developing a relationship with the sport of running and and really learning to love running so reported episodes on so many of these different aspects of me and my life and i will link to everything. Career weight loss And running in the show notes for you to give listen on today's episode. It's so funny. I mean i've been launching a ton of great content over the past few weeks with so many awesome guests but i haven't taken the time to check in myself a solo episode in some wile. Which is it's funny. Because i for so long with so hesitant on the solo episode format but in the hurdle listener feedback survey. Y'all seem to really enjoy When i just sit down with the mike. So i'm here to hopefully continue this year and give you what you want. And and make the most of your time you are giving me and return anyway started rambling a little bit. Today's episode. i'm gonna be talking through goals for the show going forward and offering up some of my biggest takeaways from the podcast over the last year and beijing off some listener questions. I got recently. Thank you so much for Stay in the loop with me for keeping up with me really going into this new year. It means so so much after three years of hurdle. I'm staring at a silver mylar balloon right now as i record this. I didn't really even know where i was going When i started and now i can't imagine my life without the show without this community. So thank you for empowering each show up here day. In and day out. I am looking forward to. What's the next twelve. Months will bring and excited to to catch up a little bit today. So at emily body hurdle podcast and with that. Let's get to hurdling
TMHS 453: The Microbiome-Body Fat Connection
"Welcomes tomorrow host show. This is fitness nutrition. Expert shawn stevenson. And i'm so grateful retuning today on this episode we're gonna be diving into the microbiome body fat connection and as we've been discussing this is one of the fbi caloric controllers. These are the things that control calories do and our bodies today. dive into the world of the microbiome now. This information is coming from our brand new book. Each smarter which i've just been blown away just came out last week in its skyrocketed to the number one new release in america. The number one new release book of all books in the united states. I could not have envisioned this happening in this way so quickly and this just shows that we are demanding change. The book reached in the top twenty. All book sold. This is up there next to. Us president celebrities but this is about health. This is about the health of our families. The health of our communities were showing that this matters to us that this is important and book like this cannot be created without so many different people in so many different inputs. I feel like this is so much bigger than me. It just the universe wanted this to be delivered right now at this time when we so desperately needed and i'm just so grateful to be a part of it all. I'm grateful that you are part of it all and so on this episode. We're going to dive into one of the most important facets any smarter and also dive into some solutions because once you understand how truly integral your microbiome is the health of your microbiome in regulating metabolism. This is going to be something that you're proactively passionately. Going to be. Looked to optimize here in. Twenty twenty one. And well beyond not a recap. There are seven clinically proven factors. That control would calories do in our bodies in conventional training about calories and how this all works in what i was taught in my nutritional science classes in college was that calories are the major regulating force of our body composition and our mandate is to manage calories so that we can manage our body composition. We can manage our health by managing calories but these seven factors will we talked about in recent episode are epi caloric controllers. They control their above caloric control and control the calories. Do our bodies and one of the most important as we're going to talk about today is your microbiome which is highlighted in a study published in a peer reviewed journal cell where researchers discovered that. There's a specific. Bacteria bound in mice that literally blocked their intestines from absorbing many calories from the food that they consumed are the bacteria. The microbiome makeup in these little critters blocked their intestines from absorbing many calories from their food. Now do the lens of allopathic medicine. We hear something like that or the researchers find something like that and they try to make a drug a drug out of this bacteria that we found. So we can block people's intestines from absorbing as many calories. Data be the solution to our obesity epidemic. And that's the problem with allopathic thinking and conventional medicine. It doesn't look at health as a real integrated phenomenon in looks at it in parts we're separated in the parts all right and so by targeting this particular strain of bacteria maybe this strain of bacteria and coming in with this pharmaceutical intervention is going to prevent you from producing as many scaffolds short. Chain fatty acids to protect your gut lining. Maybe it's going to interrupt the creation of b twelve by bacteria. The list goes on and on and on on the quote side effects. That happen when we try to. Target one thing through the lens of allopathic thinking all right we operate as a whole everything about us interconnected if we have something that's good for our is is going to affect our joints if we have something as good for our hearts is going to affect our kidneys if there's something that is detrimental to your to your is is going to be hurtful to the join your toes if you have something detrimental this to your brain is going to affect your libido right everything is connected everything is connected so life does not operate in a vacuum so we wanna be aware that we want to include things and cultivate health. That is
321. Sara Hall, Winner of the Marathon Project
"Let's have some fun. Please join me in welcoming sarah hall back to the alley on the run shelf are i could not be more excited to be sitting down on january first. Twenty twenty one. Be very first recording of the alley on the run show in the new year with the one and only sarah hall. Sarah thank you so much for being here. I'm so excited to be starting the new year with you. Yes thanks for having me. I'm honored to be the first guest of the air. All right so for anyone. Who somehow does not know who sarah hall is. can you. warm them up. Ease them into this episode. Can you tell everyone listening who you are where you're from and what you do sheriff. Well i'm thirty. Seven year old living in flagstaff. Arizona professional marathon runner for a six and Let's see what what were the other question. Sir you got who you are where you're from and what you do. I love that you lead with your age. I feel like that's good one. I don't know if anyone's ever done that on this show but it it's cool because you are thirty seven and i would say and tell me if you agree with us running better than ever. Yeah upping thirty seven and Definitely have it really felt my age affect my running yet so so yeah. I hope that That encourages people just to do not put limits on yourself for timelines on your on your goals and dreams for your life that you never know like. I definitely didn't expect to be feeling this good at this age but but yeah it's great and you know it's only in things like running in certain sports in like dance where we talk about women's ages and were end men's to and we're like thirty seven. It's a thing like nowhere else like you don't see it's going to work in being like i'm thirty seven. You know it's crazy. I'm still doing this so well but you obviously are. And as a fellow woman in her mid thirties who is also a mom. I love seeing what you're doing. And i know i speak for so many of us in the running community when i say thank you for doing what you're doing because it's super inspiring. Thank you that means a lot. Yeah it's it's really an expected to be doing this career fifteen and a half years in now You know. I really only thought i'd be doing it. Maybe you're to wasn't really what i dreamed up for my life but i'm just enjoying it more and more each year and This was definitely a really challenging near but but ended up you know having the best performances of my maroun career at the end. So so yeah. It's fun of excited i wanted. Just keep improving this next year and keep enjoying it while yeah and it is a new year which is exciting diedhiou in the family. Did you stay up until midnight last night. Yeah it's funny. We made it to like eleven forty five. So i'm not sure what that says about my my ability to like finish strong but We were actually like moving towards the bad light around fifteen in just like ten more minutes but yeah we celebrated a new york working in chicago time in route. Perfect perfect yeah. I'm like. I celebrated in sydney australia like i rung it in. That counts right. Are you a new year's resolution person. do you. And i'm curious about ryan as well as make new year's resolutions. I used to i would say now I try to live pretty intentionally in general so right now we're talking better on the run today like if there's anything kind of new year's resolution need that we were focusing on but it was. It's going to step. We'd already been talking about this week of things. Even i do better about For me one of those things is like. I wanna just do better creating family traditions I've just been thinking about like how those are really like how you create a family identity and what makes your kids really want to come home when they're adults and You know like it's not really like the epic disneyworld trips that they really remember. It's more like the little things in the little traditions. You have like a talk. Tuesday or friday night or you know just just little things that You do on an ongoing basis. So so yeah. I've been thinking about that. And i want to start with them more about what are some traditions. They see us doing as a family. That's such a good resolution. What were sorry. I ran a mile race this morning. And i'm having. I'm sure you know it. Well like the track of now. 'cause i ran a mile fast on me. I should say it was good. Is my fastest mile ever so it was a good start to twenty twenty one. I'm feeling good about it was the the mile is like the silly so hard it like. I was gasping for air within the first eight seconds and i was like what am i doing here but No super fun. It's fun you know when you normally run longer distances. It's fun to push yourself at something different. But i forgot what it does to my lungs and so i you know i probably yeah so i'm going to be drinking a lot of water today. What were some of your favorite traditions with your family when you were growing up. Yeah i mean. Definitely a lot of christmas traditions minimums. Mom's families swedish. So we do like this whole swedish like all these really obscure foods and things And besides that name. I definitely like going to church like We would take like family mountain bike rides when we're younger before like all the sports took over We'd always do like summer vacations like camping. yeah loser some of them that i think we could have done more even and it's funny too. I don't know if this is true for you but like growing up. I was like these are just the things we do. And now as a grownup with yeah with my own family. I look back. And i'm like those things are so meaningful and so important and like you said. I'm like i have to create these for my family like i have to do it now. I have to come up with traditions. Because i think over time you really realize how special the little things are in the little moments. That are just moments totally. Yeah and like arc mainly you know. I adopted my four kids in like we're still creating are like family density you know like it wasn't just kind of Automatic that we became a family. Like it's more like those kind of special things you share in the memories. you make that kind of It it helps you draw closer together so so yeah
What Do I Do When My Friends Talk About Dieting?
"Alright. SO WE DO A. As promised. A we showed. Okay. I will read it. Man. Hey, Sammy any lean first off like every other email you read I, want to say how much I love your podcast and I. Thank you for sharing. Your intuitive eating. Journey is really opened my eyes and helped me a lot. I was deep engraved in Dia, culture for a very long time. Last November I competed in my first bodybuilding Bikini show and struggled so much post show with binge eating I continued to. Stick with the coach for almost a year after my competition trying to follow a strict workout, a meal plan and kept finding myself struggling so much with my relationship with food binging and body image. So I dropped the coach and I've recently been my own intuitive eating journey for a couple of months now, and I really couldn't be happier. However, what I am struggling with is the triggering language that a few of. My friends and family members use when it comes to their body slash eating habits. A few of my very close family friends are actually signed up with my previous coach and in deep quote diets, they're constantly justifying their food explanations to me or making comments about how they feel or look fat, etc. This is very triggering for me and makes me question my own food choices and body they know I am on. An into they know I'm on an intuitive eating journey and I post a lot about it on social media. So there's no surprise to them. However, I'm not sure how to handle these comments in person when they're made I, try my best to brush them off in reply with neutral responses but I'm finding very hard and it makes me question myself. How would you guys handle this thing so much your fellow intuitive eater. Yeah I mean, this is this is like this. This is the Pitta me of the challenge of of sort of going your own way with intuitive eating. I I think. It's like with anything like even even diets even eating anything you do is easy in a vacuum but. Released into the wild everything becomes more challenging because there's so many variables. Well, I'll just say that's Why I brought up the like ten thousand steps thing from this weekend like I found that that whole conversation to be dark triggering because like not because there's anything wrong with that. But because when I was dieting ten, thousand steps was like thing I had in my head as like. That's a method of losing weight not a method of like getting my body moving. So the intensity of like we need to move, we need to take as many steps like I was not like. It gave being Zaidi and let people were taking it too far. We're like I need to go walk around but yeah. Yeah. Right, it's like that and there's nothing like I'm not like again it's not about like the family or the friends who are doing this like like you know what I mean. It's all their fault. It's just more like. Necessarily bad and no, it's not. It's not like inherently bad at all and like it's it's not you can't blame them even but the like. You have your own feelings about it, and that's understandable and that's okay because of where you are on your journey and the whole thing I guess becomes about like. How do you internalize those messages without letting them? Without. And take them in sort of without. Letting them, derail you or examining them like non-judgmental Lee. About how they make you feel. and. It's OK that a certain message or a certain situation might make you feel certain in a certain time. It doesn't mean forever. It doesn't mean those things are inherently bad. It just means right now you're experiencing a certain emotion. So what like? I'll give my own example at the ten thousand steps like I felt like, okay I'm experiencing this. Let me observe it. Why is it making me feel this way like what? It triggering. Hate using that word but like what is it bringing up for me? What brought up for me was like a wet a certain old way of thinking and certain environments might bring that up for you or certain people might turn talking to certain people might bring that up for you and it's not those people's fall. It's it's. It's just something for you to grapple with and like like Ailey like you said like if it is easy in a vacuum when you don't have those like things coming up but when you do figuring out how to like. SORT. Of handle them internally is the process and that's okay that sometimes you will feel bad feeling bad is like feeling bad internally is not necessarily. A bad thing. It's just an emotion toe sorta bride I think just to add also on that there's two things you can like practically do and what I do. Is. Have on hand like a list of reasons why doing intuitive eating put make in a notes in your phone write it down some writing things is more I know just feels different than typing it because typing could be deleted but writing it feels more therapeutic and more natural. I don't know what it is just love handwritten note. Writing like why you're doing this, what your goals are with this? Like how do you want to feel and then anytime you feel like somebody says some comment that you're not necessarily feel strong enough for just go back to that list. And read it to yourself sort of like an affirmation. But also we get a reminder of why you're doing what you're doing. It doesn't make you weak at all to have to go back. And my other thing is just maybe take perspective of like. What the the comments that they make is from a different mindset. It's an old mindset that you don't want to assume it's something it's something you're trying to get rid of, and that doesn't make you better than anybody. It just makes you in a different place and just remind yourself like, oh, they're just in a different place than I am And I'm a new place and just kind of. Again like like you're saying, don't engage handle it neutrally like you're saying but it definitely very difficult. So what you can do the things that you can control so I think I would try to take those tools with you. Into these situations.