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Optimal Health Daily: Diet | Nutrition | Fitness | Wellness

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May 4, 2017

Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness shares some great sleep hacks that you can start using today. This is Part 4 of 4.

Episode 209: Are You Making These Mistakes with your Sleep - Pt 4 by Steve Kamb (How to Get a Better Night's Sleep).

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/are-you-making-these-mistakes-with-your-sleep

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May 3, 2017

Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness shares some great sleep hacks that you can start using today. This is Part 3 of 4.

Episode 208: Are You Making These Mistakes with your Sleep - Pt 3 by Steve Kamb (Sleep With Me | The Podcast That Puts You To Sleep).

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/are-you-making-these-mistakes-with-your-sleep

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May 2, 2017

Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness shares some great sleep hacks that you can start using today. This is Part 2 of 4.

Episode 207: Are You Making These Mistakes with your Sleep - Part 2 by Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness (For Insomniacs if You Can't Sleep).

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/are-you-making-these-mistakes-with-your-sleep

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May 1, 2017

Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness shares some great sleep hacks that you can start using today. This is Part 1 of 4.

Episode 206: Are You Making These Mistakes with your Sleep - Part 1 by Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness (Similar to Sleep with Silk).

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/are-you-making-these-mistakes-with-your-sleep

The original post is located here: http://roglawfitness.com/mail-bag-question-1

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Apr 28, 2017

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Episode 205: Q&A Edition - Who Should Take a Whey Protein Supplement and Is Whey Protein Safe to Consume (Supplementation).

The original post is located here: http://OLDPodcast.com/take-whey-protein-supplement-brand-whey-protein-safe-consume

Apr 27, 2017

Roger Lawson takes a question from a reader: how do you gain weight?

Episode 204: Mail Bag - Question 1 by Roger Lawson (How Do You Gain Weight? Dishing Up Nutrition to Gain More Muscle But Lose Fat).

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/mail-bag-question-1

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Apr 26, 2017

JC Deen shares the best strategies to maintain your muscle while dieting.

Episode 203: How to Maintain Your Muscle While Dieting by JCD Fitness (Like Dietitians Unplugged Podcast & Diet Science).

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/2009/09/how-to-maintain-your-muscle-while-dieting

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Apr 25, 2017

Guest author Mark Tullius examines the risks & rewards of extreme sports & exercise.

Episode 202: Endurance Sports, MMA and Extreme Exercise - Are They Worth the Risks by Mark Tullius with Ben Greenfield Fitness.

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/2014/03/why-people-do-sports

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Apr 24, 2017

Steve Pavlina the value of confidence and what you can do to build yours up.

Episode 201: The Value of Confidence by Steve Pavlina (How to Be More Confident: Social Psychology & Social Science Like Art of Charm).

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/2004/11/the-value-of-confidence

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Apr 21, 2017

Hear Dr. Neal on the How To Do Your 20s Podcast with Travis Marziani!

Episode 200: Dr. Neal Malik on the How to Do Your 20s Podcast with Travis Marziani (Something You Should Know About Wellness).

The How to do Your 20s podcast is all about improving your life. Travis Marziani specifically focuses on things that a twenty something would be interested in: everything from travel, to fitness, to dating, to whether you should just give away all your possessions and spend the rest of your life meditating.

Find more about Travis and the podcast here: http://HowToDoYour20s.com

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Apr 20, 2017

Nia Shanks shares her take on processed foods.

Episode 199: Processed Food Confusion by Nia Shanks (Like Stronger by Livestrong.com & Fitness Confidential with Vinnie Tortorich).

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/processed-food-confusion

More info on pesticides in produce: http://EWG.org 

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Apr 19, 2017

Neghar Fonooni answers the question: does loving your body mean you can't want to change it?

Episode 198: Does Loving Your Body Mean You Can't Want to Change It by Neghar Fonooni (Body Shaming & Bullies - Self Esteem & More).

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/body-positive-change

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Apr 18, 2017

Mary Jaksch of Good Life Zen received a bad diagnosis years ago. Hear her tips to fight your way back to health.

Episode 197: How to Fight Your Way Back to Health After a Bad Diagnosis: 11 Crucial Tips - Part 2 by Mary Jaksch of GoodLifeZen.com.

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-fight-your-way-back-to-health-after-a-bad-diagnosis

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Apr 17, 2017

Mary Jaksch of Good Life Zen received a bad diagnosis years ago. Hear her tips to fight your way back to health.

Episode 196: How to Fight Your Way Back to Health After a Bad Diagnosis: 11 Crucial Tips - Part 1 by Mary Jaksch of Good Life Zen (Lupus).

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-fight-your-way-back-to-health-after-a-bad-diagnosis

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Apr 14, 2017

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Episode 195: Q&A Edition - What is Muscle Confusion, Is It Valid, & How to Change Up Our Workouts (Like Total Human Optimization).

The original post is located here: http://OLDPodcast.com/muscle-confusion-valid-change-workouts-fitt-acronym-explained

Apr 13, 2017

Leo Babauta of Zen Habits shares 17 fitness truths to get you in great shape. This is Part 2 of 2.

Episode 194: 17 Fitness Truths to Get You in Shape - Part 2 by Leo Babauta of Zen Habits (Like Emfit Radio by Emily Schromm).

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/17-fitness-truths-to-get-you-in-great-shape

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Apr 12, 2017

Leo Babauta of Zen Habits shares 17 fitness truths to get you in great shape. This is Part 1 of 2.

Episode 193: 17 Fitness Truths to Get You in Shape - Part 1 by Leo Babauta of Zen Habits (Like Power & Purpose with Mastin Kipp).

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/17-fitness-truths-to-get-you-in-great-shape

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Apr 11, 2017

Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness shares 5 ways to appear more confident. This is Part 2 of 2.

Episode 192: 5 Ways to Instantly Appear More Confident - Part 2 by Steve Kamb of NerdFitness.com (Like The Art of Charm Podcast).

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/5-ways-to-immediately-appear-more-confident

Ask Dr. Neal your question about health, nutrition, diet, fitness, and more here:
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Apr 10, 2017

Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness shares 5 ways to appear more confident. This is Part 1 of 2.

Episode 191: 5 Ways to Instantly Appear More Confident - Part 1 by Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness (Similar to Whys Advice by FatDag).

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/5-ways-to-immediately-appear-more-confident

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Apr 7, 2017

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

Episode 190: Dr. Neal Malik on the Brian Copeland Show - Part 2 (Motivation Monday New Year's Resolution Fail: How to Bounce Back).

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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Apr 6, 2017

A great lesson from Roger Lawson of RogLawFitness on the art of failing.

Episode 189: Project Sexification: The Art of Failing by Roger Lawson (Like the Balanced Blonde Podcast // Soul on Fire - Health & Fitness).

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/project-sexification-the-art-of-failing

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Apr 5, 2017

How do you keep your fitness goals in check? JC Been shares his 3 keys to success.

Episode 188: What's Your Biggest Fitness Struggle by JC Deen (The Model Health Show: Nutrition | Exercise | Fitness | Health | Lifestyle).

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/2011/11/fitness-struggle

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Apr 4, 2017

Guest author Chef Todd Mohr with Ben Greenfield Fitness shares 4 cooking tips to end your recipe guessing.

Episode 187: 4 Cooking Tips That Will End Your Recipe Guessing by Chef Todd Mohr with Ben Greenfield Fitness (Kitchen: Learn to Cook).

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/2010/04/4-cooking-tips-will-end-your-recipe-guessing

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Apr 3, 2017

Steve Pavlina shares how and why to ask the right questions, with examples.

Episode 186: Asking the Right Questions by Steve Pavlina (NLP Techniques, Depression & Negative Thoughts - Like Hope in Struggle).

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: http://www.stevepavlina.com/blog/2006/02/asking-the-right-questions

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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

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