Nature Wants You To Be Fat with Dr. Richard Johnson

Here’s a question for you – why do we get fat? As Americans we’ve gotten heavier over the past century, and disease rates have skyrocketed. There have been many theories: We’re eating too much fat. Too many carbs. An excess of sugar. Is it our lifestyle or our diet that’s to blame? Or could there…

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How Technology Can Help You Sleep Better with Dr. Amir Reuveny

Let me ask you something. How many hours of sleep did you get last night? If you’re like most people, the answer is probably not enough. And if that’s the case, don’t worry – you’re not alone. According to the National Sleep Foundation, over one-third of American adults report getting less than seven hours of…

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Coach’s Corner – How to Fix a Broken Metabolism

In this week’s episode of the Coach’s Corner, I start out by talking about your metabolism, how to tell if it’s broken and what to do about it if it is. Then I spend a few minutes talking about the root causes of knee pain when you squat and give you some advice on how…

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How to Overcome Emotional Eating with Tricia Nelson

Diets have gotten a bad rap recently. And it’s easy to see why. Research shows that the vast majority of dieters who lose weight gain it all back within 12 months, and sometimes with a little extra as an added bonus. More people than ever before are overweight, and more people than ever before are…

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The Journey to Optimal Health with Michael Martz

I must admit, I’m a sucker for a good transformation story. I never get tired of hearing how people face great challenges and overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles. There’s just something about stories of facing hardship – of real-life struggles – and coming out the other end a better person. And today’s guest is a perfect…

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Coach’s Corner – Can You Really Be Healthy At Any Size?

In this week’s episode of the Coach’s Corner, I start out by announcing my new Facebook group – the Over 50 Lean Body Blueprint – and inviting you to join.  Then I take on the delicate subject of the “healthy at any size” movement, and conclude with a brief discussion of the importance of maintaining…

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Flipping the Script with Andy Petranek

We live in society that rewards having. Having a nice house, a fancy car, an important job title, a college degree, a fit body. And there’s nothing wrong with any of those things. I have or have had all those things. But where we run into trouble is when we allow having these things to…

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How To Create Your Fittest Future Self with Kathleen Trotter

We are culturally programmed to focus on the outcome – not the journey. Afterall, we are rewarded for outcomes. But this model applies poorly to health and fitness. When we focus primarily on “losing weight” or “getting fit,” we miss a huge component of creating sustainable life-long change. And that’s the journey – as in…

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