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Optimal Health Daily: Diet | Nutrition | Fitness | Wellness

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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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Oct 18, 2017

Leo Babauta of Zen Habits shares 14 stress-free ways to kick weight loss in the butt. This is Part 2 of 2.

Episode 328: 14 Stress-Free Ways to Kick Weight Loss in the Butt - Part 2 by Leo Babauta of Zen Habits (Like the Fed+Fit 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/14-stress-free-ways-to-kick-weight-loss-in-the-butt

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Oct 17, 2017

Leo Babauta of Zen Habits shares 14 stress-free ways to kick weight loss in the butt. This is Part 1 of 2.

Episode 327: 14 Stress-Free Ways to Kick Weight Loss in the Butt - Part 1 by Leo Babauta of Zen Habits (Losing Weight Fast - Tips & Tricks).

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/14-stress-free-ways-to-kick-weight-loss-in-the-butt

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Oct 16, 2017

2 articles from Roger Lawson - on Bruce Lee and moving more.

Episode 326: Bruce Lee Moment And Move More Die Less by Roger Lawson (Healthy Made Easy - Stay in Shape).

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/bruce-lee-moment

http://roglawfitness.com/move-more-die-less

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Oct 13, 2017

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Episode 325: How Common Are Milk Allergies and What Should I Do About It - Q&A Edition (Like Nutrition Facts with Dr. Greger).

The original post is located here: http://optimallivingdaily.com/common-milk-allergies

Oct 12, 2017

Dave Ruel with Roman Fitness Systems shares 7 rules for dietary domination.

Episode 324: 7 Rules for Dietary Domination by Dave Ruel with Roman Fitness Systems (My Dieting Life - Like Awesome with Alison).

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/7-nutrition-rule

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Oct 11, 2017

Nia Shanks shares 7 things that happen when you start strength training. This is Part 2 of 2.

Episode 323: 7 Things That Happen When You Start Strength Training (And a Word of Caution) - Part 2 by Nia Shanks (FoundMyFitness).

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: https://www.niashanks.com/7-things-happen-start-strength-training

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Oct 10, 2017

Nia Shanks shares 7 things that happen when you start strength training. This is Part 1 of 2.

Episode 322: 7 Things That Happen When You Start Strength Training (And a Word of Caution) - 1 by Nia Shanks (Brute Strength 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: https://www.niashanks.com/7-things-happen-start-strength-training

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Oct 9, 2017

JC Deen shares what he calls the best diet in the world.

Episode 321: The Best Diet in the World by J.C. Deen of JCD Fitness (The Paleo Diet vs. The South Beach Diet vs. The Ketogenic Diet).

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/2013/04/the-best-diet-in-the-world

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Oct 6, 2017

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Episode 320: How to Fix Your Gut Microbiome After Antiobiotics & More - Q&A Edition (Like The Becoming SuperHuman Podcast).

The original post is located here: http://optimallivingdaily.com/fix-gut-microbiome-antibiotics

Oct 5, 2017

Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness shares how to deal with others who might sabotage our fitness efforts. This is Part 2 of 2.

Episode 319: What If I Am the Only One - Part 2 by Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness (Like Onnit Podcast and The Brooke Burke Show).

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/what-if-im-the-only-one

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Oct 4, 2017

Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness shares how to deal with others who might sabotage our fitness efforts. This is Part 1 of 2.

Episode 318: What If I Am the Only One - Part 1 by Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness (Dealing with Family & Friends Who Might Sabotage Us).

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/what-if-im-the-only-one

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Oct 3, 2017

Ross Enamait of Ross Training shares why he frequently talks about low-tech training.

Episode 317: Low-Tech Training Origins by Ross Enamait of Ross Training (Similar to Trust and Believe with Shaun T - Work Out at Home).

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/2013/12/07/low-tech-training-origins

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Oct 2, 2017

Neghar Fonooni shares her least favorite part of her body and how she's handled it.

Episode 316: Confessions of a Quadzilla by Neghar Fonooni (Self Esteem, Body Image & Body Dysmorphia - Beating Negative Thoughts).

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 post is located here: http://www.negharfonooni.com/quadzilla

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Sep 29, 2017

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Episode 315: Are Protein Bars Good For You? What Should You Look For in Energy Bars - Q&A Show (Like Raw Talk with Sheena Mannina).

The original post is located here: http://optimallivingdaily.com/protein-bars-energy-bars-good

Sep 28, 2017

Leo Babauta of Zen Habits shares how to start the exercise habit.

Episode 314: 4 Simple Steps to Start the Exercise Habit by Leo Babauta of Zen Habits (Form Better Habits Like B.J. Fogg & Charles Duhigg).

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/4-simple-steps-to-start-the-exercise-habit

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Sep 27, 2017

2 articles from Roger Lawson with some life lessons everyone should hear.

Episode 313: The Most Important Life Lesson From Kill Bill And What Should Be vs. What Is by Roger Lawson (Self Improvement Podcast).

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/the-most-important-life-lesson-from-kill-bill

http://roglawfitness.com/what-should-be-vs-what-is

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This episode is proudly sponsored by TalkSpace! Get $30 off your first month with the coupon code: OHD, and visit: Talkspace.com/OHD

Sep 26, 2017

John Romaniello of Roman Fitness Systems shares why you need to stop overthinking your training.

Episode 312: Why You Need to Stop Overthinking Your Training by John Romaniello of Roman Fitness Systems (Like The Crossfit Podcast).

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/why-you-need-to-stop-overthinking-your-training

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Sep 25, 2017

Nia Shanks shares why responding emotionally to health and fitness slip-ups can cause more damage than objectivity.

Episode 311: Don't Respond Emotionally to Health and Fitness Slip-Ups by Nia Shanks (Staying on Track with Your Diet & Fitness Goals).

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: https://www.niashanks.com/respond-emotionally-health-fitness-slip-ups

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This episode is proudly sponsored by TalkSpace! Get $30 off your first month with the coupon code: OHD, and visit: Talkspace.com/OHD

Sep 22, 2017

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Episode 310: What are Branched Chain Amino Acids - Q&A Edition (Like Invisible Not Broken, Bulletproof Radio, & Crossroads of Health).

The original post is located here: http://optimallivingdaily.com/branched-chain-amino-acids

This episode is proudly sponsored by TalkSpace! Get $30 off your first month with the coupon code: OHD, and visit: Talkspace.com/OHD

Sep 21, 2017

JC Deen on keeping your eyes on the prize and information overload. This is Part 2 of 2.

Episode 309: Keep Your Eyes on the Prize - Part 2 by JC Deen of JCD Fitness (Like The Goals Coach Daily - Goal Setting & Achievement).

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/2010/07/keep-your-eyes-on-the-prize

 

Sep 20, 2017

JC Deen on keeping your eyes on the prize and information overload. This is Part 1 of 2.

Episode 308: Keep Your Eyes on the Prize - Part 1 by JC Deen of JCD Fitness (Like Exercise for Beginners with Mike Womer - Training).

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/2010/07/keep-your-eyes-on-the-prize

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Sep 19, 2017

Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness shares a story of screwing up and what he learned. This is Part 2 of 2.

Episode 307: What To Do When You Screw Up - Part 2 by Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness (Stuff You Should Know About Mistakes & Errors).

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/what-to-do-when-you-screw-up

Ask Dr. Neal your question about health, nutrition, diet, fitness, and more here:
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