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Optimal Health Daily: Diet | Nutrition | Fitness | Wellness

Why bother searching for the best blogs about health & fitness when it can be found and read for you? Think of Optimal Health Daily as an audioblog or blogcast. Optimal Health Daily is a podcast created for those looking to improve their lives one step at a time. We bring you the best content from blogs and other resources and read it to you, so that you don't have to waste your time finding and reading blogs yourself--listen during your commute, workout, regular routines, or during your down time 5 days a week and improve your life one step at a time. Each episode brings you a reading from a popular blog post or resource--practical and actionable information that has been proven to be worthy of large audiences. Current sites and authors include: ZenHabits.net - Leo Babauta StevePavlina.com - Steve Pavlina Sivers.org - Derek Sivers BenGreenfieldFitness.com - Ben Greenfield JCDFitness.com - JC Deen NiaShanks.com - Nia Shanks NegharFonooni.com - Neghar Fonooni GoodLifeZen.com - Mary Jaksch and more being added! Subscribe now--your optimal life awaits! *Optimal Health Daily has received permission from the original authors to read content on this show.
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Nov 22, 2017

Leo Babauta of Zen Habits shares how to change your eating patterns. This is Part 2 of 2.

Episode 353: How to Change Your Eating Patterns - Part 2 by Leo Babauta of Zen Habits (Similar to 20 Minute Fitness from Shape).

Leo Babauta created Zen Habits, which is about finding simplicity and mindfulness in the daily chaos of our lives. It’s about clearing the clutter so we can focus on what’s important, create something amazing, find happiness.

The original post is located here: https://zenhabits.net/eating

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Nov 21, 2017

Leo Babauta of Zen Habits shares how to change your eating patterns. This is Part 1 of 2.

Episode 352: How to Change Your Eating Patterns - Part 1 by Leo Babauta of Zen Habits (Similar to Trust and Believe with Shaun T).

Leo Babauta created Zen Habits, which is about finding simplicity and mindfulness in the daily chaos of our lives. It’s about clearing the clutter so we can focus on what’s important, create something amazing, find happiness.

The original post is located here: https://zenhabits.net/eating

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Nov 20, 2017

2 posts from Neghar Fonooni - on accepting and complimenting.

Episode 351: On Cellulite (And Why It Doesn't Bother Me) and Hey I Like Your Hat by Neghar Fonooni (Self Improvement - Be Happier).

Neghar Fonooni is a coach, speaker, and writer, giving women all over the world tools to create a lifestyle that thrills them, free of shame and unworthiness. She helps them give themselves permission to be vulnerable, authentic, and fully alive. She has worked as a personal trainer and fitness coach for over 15 years, served as an Arabic linguist in the United States Air Force, has been writing since she was eight years old, and birthed a witty and hilarious baby boy ten years ago. Her central focus is to help empower women through strength and bring wild and warm energy wherever she goes.

The original posts are located here:

http://www.negharfonooni.com/on-cellulite

http://www.negharfonooni.com/compliments

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Nov 17, 2017

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Episode 350: The Whole 30 Diet Q&A (Like Clean Green Talk Show | Green Living | Clean Living | Organic | All-Natural Food | Organizing).

The original post is located here: http://OLDPodcast.com/problems-with-the-whole-30-diet

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Nov 16, 2017

Taylor Share with Nerd Fitness shares why your workout plan is failing you. This is Part 2 of 2.

Episode 349: Why Your Workout Plan is Failing You - Part 2 by Taylor Share with Nerd Fitness (Like Life Amplified with Dan Mason).

Steve Kamb started exercising back in high school without really knowing what he was doing. Through high school and college, he made every training mistake known to man and got zero results. It wasn’t until he graduated college and learned the right way to train that he started to see positive changes.
He's a nerd, but likes fitness… so why not combine the two and turn life into one giant video game?
And thus, in the fall of 2009, NerdFitness.com was born!

The original post is located here: https://www.nerdfitness.com/blog/why-your-workout-plan-is-failing-you

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Nov 15, 2017

Taylor Share with Nerd Fitness shares why your workout plan is failing you. This is Part 1 of 2.

Episode 348: Why Your Workout Plan is Failing You by Taylor Share & Nerd Fitness (Harder to Kill Radio – Forging Unbreakable Humans).

Steve Kamb started exercising back in high school without really knowing what he was doing. Through high school and college, he made every training mistake known to man and got zero results. It wasn’t until he graduated college and learned the right way to train that he started to see positive changes.
He's a nerd, but likes fitness… so why not combine the two and turn life into one giant video game?
And thus, in the fall of 2009, NerdFitness.com was born!

The original post is located here: https://www.nerdfitness.com/blog/why-your-workout-plan-is-failing-you

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Nov 14, 2017

Ryan Raman with Authority Nutrition shares whether or not it's bad to lose weight too quickly. This is Part 2 of 2.

Episode 347: Is It Bad to Lose Weight Too Quickly - Part 2 by Ryan Raman - Authority Nutrition (I'm Too Busy for Nutrition with Karl Pilz).

Authority Nutrition provides daily articles about nutrition, weight loss, and health. Everything they say is based on scientific evidence and written by experts. They are an unbiased and 100% independent website and are not sponsored by any industry or company. They write in plain English to make articles easy to understand for professionals and laypeople alike. Every effort is made to be objective, unbiased, honest and to present both sides of the argument.

The original post is located here: https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/losing-weight-too-fast

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Nov 13, 2017

Ryan Raman with Authority Nutrition shares whether or not it's bad to lose weight too quickly.

Episode 346: Is It Bad to Lose Weight Too Quickly - Part 1 by Ryan Raman with Authority Nutrition.

Authority Nutrition provides daily articles about nutrition, weight loss, and health. Everything they say is based on scientific evidence and written by experts. They are an unbiased and 100% independent website and are not sponsored by any industry or company. They write in plain English to make articles easy to understand for professionals and laypeople alike. Every effort is made to be objective, unbiased, honest and to present both sides of the argument.

The original post is located here: https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/losing-weight-too-fast

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Nov 10, 2017

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Episode 345: How Do You Make Progress with Your Diet While Traveling or on Vacation - Q&A Edition (Like Travel with Rick Steves).

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Nov 9, 2017

Chad Howse with Roman Fitness Systems shares how you can train for both muscle and function.

Episode 344: Muscle and Function: How You Can Train for Both by Chad Howse with Roman Fitness Systems (Chasing Excellence).

RFS originally began as a personal training company servicing the NYC Metro area back in 2003. Through that company, Roman coached everyone from professional athletes to actors to regular folks. In 2009, John Romaniello started the site to more conveniently merge his love of fitness and writing. While it was “just a blog” at first, it quickly became much, much more. Slowly but surely, writing articles, blog posts and books became the priority. Today, RFS continues to be one of the most respected sites for high quality fitness and lifestyle information around.

The original post is located here: http://romanfitnesssystems.com/articles/guest-post-a-multifaceted-approach-for-a-multipurpose-body

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Nov 8, 2017

Leo Babauta of Zen Habits shares how daily practice leads to incredible progress.

Episode 343: The Incredible Progress of Daily Practice by Leo Babauta of Zen Habits (Building Habits - Personal Development Strategies).

Leo Babauta created Zen Habits, which is about finding simplicity and mindfulness in the daily chaos of our lives. It’s about clearing the clutter so we can focus on what’s important, create something amazing, find happiness.

The original post is located here: https://zenhabits.net/progress

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Nov 7, 2017

Ben Greenfield has a vision for a health revolution that encompasses all areas of life.

Episode 342: What's Going To Be Written On Your Gravestone by Ben Greenfield Fitness (A Well Run Life - Your Highest Self Podcast).

Author of the New York Times Bestseller, Beyond Training, Ben Greenfield’s balanced approach to fitness, nutrition and health comes from his extensive experience in the fitness and wellness industry as one of the country’s leading personal trainers and wellness consultants. In 2008, Ben was nominated by the NSCA as America’s top personal trainer, and in 2013 and 2014, Ben was voted as one of the top 100 most influential individuals in health and fitness.
A frequent contributor to health and wellness publications and a highly sought after speaker, Ben’s understanding of functional exercise, nutrition, and the delicate balance between performance and health has helped thousands of people around the world achieve their goals and improve their quality of life.

The original post is located here: https://bengreenfieldfitness.com/article/lifestyle-articles/whats-going-written-gravestone

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Nov 6, 2017

2 articles from Roger Lawson - on dieting advice and challenges & uncertainty.

Episode 341: Fog Horn Alert Volume 1 and On Challenges, Uncertainty and Becoming a Supreme Bad--- by Roger Lawson (Diet Advice).

Roger Lawson's goal is simple: To make 100,000 people feel good and look great without turning it into a full-time job, all while having a lot of fun along the way. Roger focuses on Diet, Exercise, and Lifestyle principles to help you achieve your fitness goals.

The original posts are located here:

http://roglawfitness.com/fog-horn-alert-volume-1

http://roglawfitness.com/on-challenges-uncertainty-and-becoming-a-supreme-badass

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Nov 3, 2017

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Episode 340: How to Work Out with People Who are at a Different Fitness Level Than You - Q&A Edition (Like EmBody Radio).

The original post is located here: http://optimallivingdaily.com/work-people-different-fitness-level

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Nov 2, 2017

Nia Shanks shares what to do if you don't want to, or can't, lift heavy.

Episode 339: What If I Don't Want To Or Can't Lift Heavy by Nia Shanks (Similar to Onnit Podcast and Mind Pump: Raw Fitness Truth).

Nia Shanks is a writer and coach, and leader of the Lift Like a Girl revolution. She helps women discover and reach their potential through an empowering approach to health, fitness, and life.
Nia also hosts The Nia Shanks Show--the podcast dedicated to helping you reach your health and fitness goals and become the most awesome version of yourself.

The original post is located here: http://www.niashanks.com/what-if-i-dont-want-to-lift-heavy

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Nov 1, 2017

JC Deen shares the truth about weight loss shakes. This is Part 2 of 2.

Episode 338: Are Weight Loss Shakes the Key to Lasting Weight Loss - Part 2 by JC Deen of JCD Fitness (Losing Weight the Right Way).

JC Deen is the owner and creator of JCD Fitness. He whips people into shape and helps them learn how to make fitness complement their lives, as opposed to ruling it. While he talks quite the talk, he also walks the walk. The tagline of JCD Fitness is A No-BS Approach To Looking Great Naked.

The original post is located here: https://jcdfitness.com/2017/10/weight-loss-shakes

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Oct 31, 2017

JC Deen shares the truth about weight loss shakes. This is Part 1 of 2.

Episode 337: Are Weight Loss Shakes the Key to Lasting Weight Loss by JC Deen of JCD Fitness (Similar to Bulletproof Radio).

JC Deen is the owner and creator of JCD Fitness. He whips people into shape and helps them learn how to make fitness complement their lives, as opposed to ruling it. While he talks quite the talk, he also walks the walk. The tagline of JCD Fitness is A No-BS Approach To Looking Great Naked.

The original post is located here: https://jcdfitness.com/2017/10/weight-loss-shakes

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Oct 30, 2017

Ross Enamait of Ross Training shares the key to confidence.

Episode 336: The Key to Confidence by Ross Enamait of Ross Training (Inspirational Living: Life Lessons for Success - Self Improvement).

Founded by Ross Enamait, RossTraining.com is dedicated to excellence and innovations in high performance conditioning, strength, and athletic development. His goal with the site is to provide a content-rich resource to assist with your development. As a long time trainer and boxing coach, Ross has dedicated his life to the development and improvement of athletes. He has been in business for over 15 years and has helped numerous athletes succeed at the world class level. It is his career and obsession.

The original post is located here: http://rosstraining.com/blog/2014/08/08/the-key-to-confidence

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Oct 27, 2017

Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness shares the 10 things perpetually healthy nerds do. This is Part 5 of 5.

Episode 335: The 10 Things Perpetually Healthy Nerds Do That Unhealthy People Don't - Part 5 by Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness.

Steve Kamb started exercising back in high school without really knowing what he was doing. Through high school and college, he made every training mistake known to man and got zero results. It wasn’t until he graduated college and learned the right way to train that he started to see positive changes.
He's a nerd, but likes fitness… so why not combine the two and turn life into one giant video game?
And thus, in the fall of 2009, NerdFitness.com was born!

The original post is located here: https://www.nerdfitness.com/blog/the-10-things-perpetually-healthy-nerds-do-that-unhealthy-people-dont

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Oct 26, 2017

Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness shares the 10 things perpetually healthy nerds do. This is Part 4 of 5.

Episode 334: The 10 Things Perpetually Healthy Nerds Do That Unhealthy People Don't - Part 4 by Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness.

Steve Kamb started exercising back in high school without really knowing what he was doing. Through high school and college, he made every training mistake known to man and got zero results. It wasn’t until he graduated college and learned the right way to train that he started to see positive changes.
He's a nerd, but likes fitness… so why not combine the two and turn life into one giant video game?
And thus, in the fall of 2009, NerdFitness.com was born!

The original post is located here: https://www.nerdfitness.com/blog/the-10-things-perpetually-healthy-nerds-do-that-unhealthy-people-dont

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Oct 25, 2017

Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness shares the 10 things perpetually healthy nerds do. This is Part 3 of 5.

Episode 333: The 10 Things Perpetually Healthy Nerds Do That Unhealthy People Don't - Part 3 by Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness (Discover).

Steve Kamb started exercising back in high school without really knowing what he was doing. Through high school and college, he made every training mistake known to man and got zero results. It wasn’t until he graduated college and learned the right way to train that he started to see positive changes.
He's a nerd, but likes fitness… so why not combine the two and turn life into one giant video game?
And thus, in the fall of 2009, NerdFitness.com was born!

The original post is located here: https://www.nerdfitness.com/blog/the-10-things-perpetually-healthy-nerds-do-that-unhealthy-people-dont

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Oct 24, 2017

Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness shares the 10 things perpetually healthy nerds do. This is Part 2 of 5.

Episode 332: The 10 Things Perpetually Healthy Nerds Do That Unhealthy People Don't - Part 2 by Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness.

Steve Kamb started exercising back in high school without really knowing what he was doing. Through high school and college, he made every training mistake known to man and got zero results. It wasn’t until he graduated college and learned the right way to train that he started to see positive changes.
He's a nerd, but likes fitness… so why not combine the two and turn life into one giant video game?
And thus, in the fall of 2009, NerdFitness.com was born!

The original post is located here: https://www.nerdfitness.com/blog/the-10-things-perpetually-healthy-nerds-do-that-unhealthy-people-dont

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Oct 23, 2017

Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness shares the 10 things perpetually healthy nerds do. This is Part 1 of 5.

Episode 331: The 10 Things Perpetually Healthy Nerds Do That Unhealthy People Don't - Part 1 by Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness (Habits).

Steve Kamb started exercising back in high school without really knowing what he was doing. Through high school and college, he made every training mistake known to man and got zero results. It wasn’t until he graduated college and learned the right way to train that he started to see positive changes.
He's a nerd, but likes fitness… so why not combine the two and turn life into one giant video game?
And thus, in the fall of 2009, NerdFitness.com was born!

The original post is located here: https://www.nerdfitness.com/blog/the-10-things-perpetually-healthy-nerds-do-that-unhealthy-people-dont

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Oct 20, 2017

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Episode 330: The Debate of White Rice vs. Brown Rice, Arsenic & Chakras - Q&A Edition (Like the Obesity Code Podcast by Carl Franklin).

The original post is located here: http://optimallivingdaily.com/white-rice-vs-brown-rice-nutrition

Oct 19, 2017

2 posts from Neghar Fonooni - on breaking open and progress.

Episode 329: Breaking Open (Or How to Grow Through Heartbreak) and Progress: It's Not Just About the Numbers by Neghar Fonooni.

Neghar Fonooni is a coach, speaker, and writer, giving women all over the world tools to create a lifestyle that thrills them, free of shame and unworthiness. She helps them give themselves permission to be vulnerable, authentic, and fully alive. She has worked as a personal trainer and fitness coach for over 15 years, served as an Arabic linguist in the United States Air Force, has been writing since she was eight years old, and birthed a witty and hilarious baby boy ten years ago. Her central focus is to help empower women through strength and bring wild and warm energy wherever she goes.

The original posts are located here:

http://www.negharfonooni.com/breaking-open

http://www.negharfonooni.com/progress-its-not-just-about-the-numbers

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