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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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Jun 23, 2017

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Episode 245: Q&A Edition - Leaky Gut Syndrome - All About the Leaky Gut Diet, Symptoms, Treatment, Cures, Risks, and Diagnosis.

The original post is located here: http://OLDPodcast.com/leaky-gut-syndrome-leaky-gut-diet-risks-symptoms-diagnosis-treatment-cures

 

Jun 22, 2017

Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness has a strange health & fitness analogy for you involving gnomes & underpants.

Episode 244: Are You Collecting a Pile of Underpants by Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness (Health & Fitness Morning Inspiration & Motivation).

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/underpants-gnomes

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Jun 21, 2017

Ben Greenfield shares exactly how to figure out your peak time of the day and ways to get more done during that time.

Episode 243: 4 Steps to Getting More Done During Your Peak Time of the Day by Ben Greenfield Fitness (Morning Routine Productivity).

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/2012/10/which-time-of-day-is-most-productive

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Jun 20, 2017

JC Deen shares what to do and how to know when it's time to walk away from a workout. This is Part 2 of 2.

Episode 242: Know When to Walk Away - Part 2 by JC Deen (Work Out & Exercise Inspiration Like 2 Keto Dudes by Carl Franklin).

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: http://jcdfitness.com/2012/01/know-when-to-walk-away

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Jun 19, 2017

JC Deen shares what to do and how to know when it's time to walk away from a workout. This is Part 1 of 2.

Episode 241: Know When to Walk Away - Part 1 by JC Deen of JCD Fitness (Like EMBody Radio & MoveU Unfiltered by Dr. Mike Wasilisin).

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: http://jcdfitness.com/2012/01/know-when-to-walk-away

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Jun 16, 2017

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Episode 240: Q&A Edition - Does the Beta Alanine Supplement Help With Lactic Acid Build Up (Ask a Cycling Coach - TrainerRoad Podcast).

The original post is located here: http://OLDPodcast.com/beta-alanine-help-lactic-acid-build-up

Jun 15, 2017

Failure doesn't only happen if you try. Hear Nia Shanks' take on failure.

Episode 239: Think You Can Fail Only If You Try? Think Again by Nia Shanks (Like The Other F Word: Conversations About Failure).

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/redefining-failure-2

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Optimal Health Daily is sponsored by Health IQ, an insurance company that helps health conscious people get special life insurance rates. Go to HealthIQ.com/daily to support the show and learn more.

Jun 14, 2017

2 articles from Neghar Fonooni - one on cardio, and the other with an automotive analogy.

Episode 238: 2 Articles on Cardio & Health by Neghar Fonooni (Balanced Bites: Modern paleo living with Diane Sanfilippo & Liz Wolfe.).

Neghar Fonooni s 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/donthatecardio

http://www.negharfonooni.com/check-engine

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Jun 13, 2017

Leo Babauta of Zen Habits shares 10 things he learned from his second marathon. This is Part 2 of 2.

Episode 237: 10 Things I Learned From My Second Marathon - Part 2 by Leo Babauta of Zen Habits (Like Another Mother Runner Podcast).

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/10-things-i-learned-from-my-second-marathon

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Optimal Health Daily is sponsored by Health IQ, an insurance company that helps health conscious people get special life insurance rates. Go to HealthIQ.com/daily to support the show and learn more.

Jun 12, 2017

Leo Babauta of Zen Habits shares 10 things he learned from his second marathon. This is Part 1 of 2.

Episode 236: 10 Things I Learned From My Second Marathon by Leo Babauta of Zen Habits (Like Marathon Training Academy).

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/10-things-i-learned-from-my-second-marathon

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Jun 9, 2017

Dr. Neal shares his interview on The Brian Copeland Show on Motivation Monday.

Episode 235: Dr. Neal Malik on the Brian Copeland Show - Part 3 (Motivation Monday - Choosing the Right Diet & Fitness Plan for You).

Brian Copeland is an award winning actor, comedian, author, playwright, television and radio talk show host based in the San Francisco Bay Area. He began his career in standup at the tender age of 18 performing in comedy venues in San Francisco. In 1994, The Brian Copeland Show debuted as a weekend program that spent years as the most listened to radio show in its time slot. In the mid 2000s, Copeland did a weekly commentary feature for the station called Copeland's Corner. The segment was honored with awards by the Radio Television News Directors Association and the Associated Press.

Find out more about Brian Copeland here: http://BrianCopeland.com

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Jun 8, 2017

Roger Lawson shares tips on how to get your foot into the door of the fitness industry, with or without prior experience.

Episode 234: The Fitness Industry: Getting Your Flippy Floppies in the Door by Roger Lawson (How to Become a Personal Trainer & More).

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 post is located here: http://roglawfitness.com/the-fitness-industry-getting-your-flippy-floppies-in-the-door

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Optimal Health Daily is sponsored by Health IQ, an insurance company that helps health conscious people get special life insurance rates. Go to HealthIQ.com/daily to support the show and learn more.

Jun 7, 2017

Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness shares the three real reasons why people succeed.

Episode 233: The Three Real Reasons Why People Succeed by Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness (How to be Consistent with Your Workouts).

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/3-reasons-people-succeed

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Jun 6, 2017

Ben Greenfield shares his best methods for staying fit for life. This is Part 2 of 2.

Episode 232: How to Stay Fit For Life: The Official Top 10 Countdown - Part 2 by Ben Greenfield Fitness (Like The Healthy Moms 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/2010/11/how-to-stay-fit-for-life-the-official-top-10-countdown-part-2

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Jun 5, 2017

Ben Greenfield shares his best methods for staying fit for life. This is Part 1 of 2.

Episode 231: How to Stay Fit For Life: The Official Top 10 Countdown - Pt 1 by Ben Greenfield Fitness (Lifestyle Design Habits Ideal Life).

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/2010/11/how-to-stay-fit-for-life-the-official-top-10-countdown-part-1

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Optimal Health Daily is sponsored by Health IQ, an insurance company that helps health conscious people get special life insurance rates. Go to HealthIQ.com/daily to support the show and learn more.

Jun 2, 2017

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Episode 230: Q&A Edition - Health and Fitness Advice for Your 30th Birthday (Like Healthy Living The Azure Standard Podcast).

The original post is located here: http://OLDPodcast.com/health-fitness-advice-youre-turning-30-years-old

Jun 1, 2017

JC Deen reviews a popular fitness book: The New Rules of Lifting for Women by Lou Schuler with Cassandra Forsythe.

Episode 229: To Resemble a Goddess by J.C. Deen of JCD Fitness (The Paleo Women Podcast: Health | Nutrition | Fitness | Hormones).

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: http://jcdfitness.com/2009/03/new-rules-of-lifting-for-women

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May 31, 2017

Nia Shanks shares some of the myths in health and fitness. This is Part 2 of 2.

Episode 228: The Mind-Boggling B.S. of Health & Fitness - Part 2 by Nia Shanks (And History of P90X like Team Beachbody Coach Podcast).

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/bullshit-health-fitness

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May 30, 2017

Nia Shanks shares some of the myths in health and fitness. This is Part 1 of 2.

Episode 227: The Mind-Boggling B.S. of Health & Fitness Part 1 (Primal Potential - The Anti-Diet Solution to Mastering Fat Loss Naturally).

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/bullshit-health-fitness

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May 29, 2017

Neghar Fonooni shares her struggles with judging her own appearance and how she has grown to overcome that way of thinking.

Episode 226: You Are the Sky by Neghar Fonooni (Self Esteem - Similar to the Black Girl in Om Podcast with Lauren Ash and Deun Ivory).

Neghar Fonooni s 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 post is located here: http://www.negharfonooni.com/you-are-the-sky

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May 26, 2017

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Episode 225: Q&A Edition - What are the Causes, Risks, Symptoms, Treatment & Cure of Burnout Syndrome (Like Jocko Podcast).

The original post is located here: http://OLDPodcast.com/causes-risks-symptoms-treatment-cure-burnout-syndrome

 

May 25, 2017

Leo Babauta of Zen Habits shares why a life of gratitude can make you happy and how to start.

Episode 224: Why Living a Life of Gratitude Can Make You Happy by Zen Habits (Like The Ziglar Show - Inspiring Your True Performance).

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/why-living-a-life-of-gratitude-can-make-you-happy

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May 24, 2017

Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness shares the plus side of starting all over again.

Episode 223: Why Having to Start Over Again is Great by Steve Kamb (Like Elsie's Yoga Class | Inspiration | Alignment | Connection).

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-having-to-start-over-again-is-great

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May 23, 2017

Roger Lawson responds to the criticism of one of JC Deen's posts about ending "clean eating."

Episode 222: Ring the Alarm: Off Limits - The Enemy of Success by Roger Lawson of Rog Law Fitness (Like The Recovery Warrior Show).

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 post is located here: http://roglawfitness.com/ring-the-alarm-off-limits-the-enemy-of-success

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May 22, 2017

2 articles from Steve Pavlina - learn how and why to do a presence walk, plus rebuilding momentum after setbacks.

Episode 221: Go For a Presence Walk & Rebuilding Momentum After Setbacks by Steve Pavlina (Learn to Meditate - Meditation Podcast).

Steve Pavlina is widely recognized as one of the most successful personal development bloggers on the Internet, with his work attracting more than 100 million visits to his website, StevePavlina.com. He has written more than 1300 articles and recorded many audio programs on a broad range of self-help topics, including productivity, relationships, and spirituality. Steve has been quoted as an expert by the New York Times, USA Today, U.S. News & World Report, the Los Angeles Daily News, Self Magazine, The Guardian, and countless other publications. He's also a frequent guest on popular podcasts and radio shows.

The original posts are located here:

https://www.stevepavlina.com/blog/2006/04/go-for-a-presence-walk

https://www.stevepavlina.com/blog/2005/02/rebuilding-momentum-after-setbacks

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