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Optimal Health Daily: Diet | Nutrition | Fitness | Wellness

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Now displaying: March, 2017
Mar 31, 2017

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Episode 185: Q&A Edition - Crossfit Opinion (Barbell Shrugged - Talking Training w/ CrossFit Games Athletes, Strength Coaches & More).

The original post is located here: http://OLDPodcast.com/crossfit-review-opinion-personal-trainer-exercise-physiologist

Mar 30, 2017

Nia Shanks shares what to do and more importantly, what not to do, when you over indulge.

Episode 184: Damage Control - What To Do When You Over Indulge by Nia Shanks (Getting Back on Track Like The Marie Forleo 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/damage-control-when-you-over-indulge

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Mar 29, 2017

Neghar Fonooni shares a simple strategy for conquering your fears.

Episode 183: If I Go With You, Will You Be Less Scared by Neghar Fonooni (Exposure Therapy & Accountability for Conquering Your Fears).

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/thebuffer

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Mar 28, 2017

Leo Babauta of Zen Habits shares some practical tips to change your habits.

Episode 182: The Biggest Reasons You Haven't Changed Your Habits by Leo Babauta of Zen Habits (Like 10% Happier with Dan Harris).

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/fixes

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Mar 27, 2017

David Pierce teams up with Good Life Zen to share why we should fail whenever possible, with examples.

Episode 181: Why We Should Fail Whenever Possible by David Pierce with Good Life Zen (Like Chasing Excellence with Ben Bergeron).

Mary Jaksch is an authorized Zen master (Diamond Sangha lineage), psychotherapist, and author. She has two nationalities,--English and German--and lives in New Zealand. She's the mother of a grown-up son and lives happily ever after with her partner David. She's been awarded an MA in Religious Studies, holds a 4th Dan Blackbelt in karate, started professional life as a flautist and loves dancing Argentine tango in skimpy dresses.

The original post is located here: http://goodlifezen.com/why-we-should-fail-whenever-possible

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Mar 24, 2017

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Episode 180: Q&A Edition - What You Need to Know About Water - Filtration, Reverse Osmosis, Bottled, Carbonated, How Much to Drink.

The original post is located here: http://OLDPodcast.com/best-sources-water-filtered-water-vs-tap-water-vs-bottled-water-vs-alkaline-ionized-water

Mar 23, 2017

Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness relates popular movies and genres to life: how to write your own epic destiny. This is Part 2 of 2.

Episode 179: How to Write Your Own Epic Destiny - Part 2 by Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness (Like The Rich Roll Podcast & The Daily Boost).

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/how-to-write-your-own-epic-destiny

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Mar 22, 2017

Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness relates popular movies and genres to life: how to write your own epic destiny. This is Part 1 of 2.

Episode 178: How to Write Your Own Epic Destiny - Part 1 by Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness (A Lord of the Rings Reference for Self Help).

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/how-to-write-your-own-epic-destiny

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Mar 21, 2017

Roger Lawson shares how important it is to take ownership and control of your life.

Episode 177: It's Always Your Fault by Roger Lawson (Something You Should Know About Taking Ownership & Control of Your Life).

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/its-your-fault

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Mar 20, 2017

JC Deen shares what it really means to eat to live, as opposed to live to eat.

Episode 176: Eat to Live, Don't Live to Eat by JC Deen of JCD Fitness (Like Trust and Believe with Shaun T & Black Iron Gym Iron Cast).

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/2009/04/eat-to-live-dont-live-to-eat

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Mar 17, 2017

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Episode 175: Q&A Edition - How Does the Order of Exercises Affect Strength & Appearance (Like Mind Pump: Raw Fitness Truth).

The original post is located here: http://OLDPodcast.com/order-exercises-many-sets-reps

Mar 16, 2017

Ben Greenfield shares 5 crucial steps to looking good in a t-shirt.

Episode 174: 5 Crucial Steps to Looking Good in a T-Shirt by Ben Greenfield Fitness (How to Look Your Best Like Mark Bell's PowerCast).

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/2011/12/look-good-in-a-t-shirt

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Mar 15, 2017

Steve Pavlina shares how to get up right away when your alarm goes off. This is Part 2 of 2.

Episode 173: How to Get Up Right Away When Your Alarm Goes Off - Part 2 by Steve Pavlina (Like Science Vs. & Hidden Brain Podcasts).

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 post is located here: https://www.stevepavlina.com/blog/2006/04/how-to-get-up-right-away-when-your-alarm-goes-off

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Mar 14, 2017

Steve Pavlina shares how to get up right away when your alarm goes off. This is Part 1 of 2.

Episode 172: How to Get Up Right Away When Your Alarm Goes Off - Part 1 by Steve Pavlina (This American Life - Not Waking Up on Time).

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 post is located here: https://www.stevepavlina.com/blog/2006/04/how-to-get-up-right-away-when-your-alarm-goes-off

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Mar 13, 2017

An excerpt from the book "Sexyfit Method" by Zlata Sushchik.

Episode 171: SexyFit Method: Step by Step Guide to Complete Food Freedom, Loving Your Body & Reclaiming Your Life by Zlata Sushchik.

Zlata Sushchik is a lifestyle coach, sports nutritionist and founder of an online fitness coaching company called Sexyfit. She grew up in Moscow, Russia and moved to the US when she was 16. Throughout her career as a fitness competitor ,she was awarded top 5 placements at 26 shows, including top 3 national titles. Her work has been featured in Muscular Development, Flex Magazine, Rx fitness and countless other publications.

You can find the book and more about Zlata here: http://sexyfit.com

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Mar 10, 2017

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Episode 170: Q&A - Is the Essential Oil Revolution Justified? Essential Oil Educator (Questions & Answers with Dr. Neal Malik).

The original post is located here: http://OLDPodcast.com/essential-oil-revolution-health-benefits-essential-oils-side-effects

Mar 9, 2017

Nia Shanks shares how to apply minimalism and simplicity to health & fitness.

Episode 169: 4 Reasons to Simplify Your Nutrition & Workout Habits by Nia Shanks (Minimalism with Exercise and Health & Fitness).

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/simplify-nutrition-workout-habits

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Mar 8, 2017

Neghar Fonooni shares 9 unique reasons why yoga is good for you.

Episode 168: 9 Reasons Why Yoga is Good for Gym Junkies by Neghar Fonooni (Talk Health Today - An All Ages Healthy Lifestyle Show).

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/9-reasons-why-yoga-is-good-for-gym-junkies

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Mar 7, 2017

Leo Babauta of Zen Habits shares 7 ways you can have a more calm & peaceful life.

Episode 167: The 7 Habits of Calmness by Leo Babauta of Zen Habits (Similar to The Psych Central Show & Hay House Meditations).

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/calm

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Mar 6, 2017

Mary Jaksch shares simple steps to find ease in the turmoil of life.

Episode 166: How to Find Ease in the Turmoil of Life by Mary Jaksch of Good Life Zen (A Meditation Oasis - Daily Meditation Practice).

Mary Jaksch is an authorized Zen master (Diamond Sangha lineage), psychotherapist, and author. She has two nationalities,--English and German--and lives in New Zealand. She's the mother of a grown-up son and lives happily ever after with her partner David. She's been awarded an MA in Religious Studies, holds a 4th Dan Blackbelt in karate, started professional life as a flautist and loves dancing Argentine tango in skimpy dresses.

The original post is located here: http://goodlifezen.com/how-to-find-ease-in-the-turmoil-of-life

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Mar 3, 2017

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Episode 165: Q&A - Anti-Inflammatory Diet and Alternative Therapies for Autoimmune Diseases (Autoimmune Wellness Adventures).

The original post is located here: http://OLDPodcast.com/best-anti-inflammatory-diet-alternative-therapies-autoimmune-diseases

Mar 2, 2017

Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness shares how to set a new personal record every day. This is Part 2 of 2.

Episode 164: How to Set a New Personal Record Every Day - Part 2 by Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness (Training Goals to Level Up Your Game).

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/how-to-set-a-new-personal-record-every-day

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Mar 1, 2017

Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness shares how to set a new personal record every day. This is Part 1 of 2.

Episode 163: How to Set a New Personal Record Every Day - Part 1 by Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness (Inspiration & Motivation for Success).

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/how-to-set-a-new-personal-record-every-day

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