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Optimal Health Daily: Diet | Nutrition | Fitness | Wellness

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Apr 6, 2018

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Episode 450: Q&A - Are There Benefits to Adding Yoga or Pilates to Your Lifting Program (Flexibility & Core Strength).

The original post is located here: http://oldpodcast.com/benefits-adding-yoga-pilates-lifting-program

Apr 5, 2018

Jillian Kubala with Healthline shares the science behind the different types of water. This is Part 2 of 2.

Episode 449: Purified vs. Distilled vs. Regular Water: What's the Difference - Part 2 by Jillian Kubala with Healthline (Reverse Osmosis).

How you feel affects every precious day of your life. Healthline understands that, which is why they’re committed to being your most trusted ally in your pursuit of health and well-being. You can depend on Healthline to provide expert content along with genuine caring--both of which will support, guide, and inspire you toward the best possible health outcomes for you and your family.

The original post is located here: https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/purified-vs-distilled-vs-regular-water

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Apr 4, 2018

Jillian Kubala with Healthline shares the science behind the different types of water. This is Part 1 of 2.

Episode 448: Purified vs. Distilled vs. Regular Water: What's the Difference - Part 1 by Jillian Kubala with Healthline (Drinking Water & Reverse Osmosis).

How you feel affects every precious day of your life. Healthline understands that, which is why they’re committed to being your most trusted ally in your pursuit of health and well-being. You can depend on Healthline to provide expert content along with genuine caring--both of which will support, guide, and inspire you toward the best possible health outcomes for you and your family.

The original post is located here: https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/purified-vs-distilled-vs-regular-water

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Apr 3, 2018

Nia Shanks takes the tough love approach to fat loss.

Episode 447: Politically Incorrect Fat Loss - How to Finally Lose Fat by Nia Shanks (Losing Weight with Exercise & Proper Nutrition).

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/politically-incorrect-fat-loss

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Apr 2, 2018

Leo Babauta of Zen Habits shares how he finally faced his weight and debt problems.

Episode 446: How I Finally Faced My Weight & Debt Problems by Leo Babauta of Zen Habits (Building Healthy Habits & Routines).

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/ohno

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Mar 30, 2018

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Episode 445: Q&A - What's the Difference Between Counting Macros and Calories (Count Your Carbs, Protein & Fat).

The original post is located here: http://oldpodcast.com/difference-between-counting-macros-calories

Mar 29, 2018

2 posts from Roger Lawson of Rog Law Fitness that will keep you motivated.

Episode 444: Are You Having Fun Yet And Redefining Normal by Roger Lawson (Motivation & Inspiration for Working Out).

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/are-you-having-fun-yet
http://roglawfitness.com/redefining-normal

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Mar 28, 2018

Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness shares his experience with some Olympic lifts.

Episode 443: Olympic Lifts - Run Faster and Jump Higher by Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness (Working Out Like an Olympian).

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/olympic-lifting-run-faster-and-jump-higher

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Mar 27, 2018

Ross Enamait shares the importance of variety in your fitness routine.

Episode 442: The Importance of Variety by Ross Enamait of Ross Training (Fitness Journey & FitFam).

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/the-importance-of-variety

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Mar 26, 2018

Craig Ballantyne with Roman Fitness Systems shares stories of Jack LaLanne and how to follow your own rules to crush life.

Episode 441: Follow Your Own Rules to Crush Life by Craig Ballantyne with Roman Fitness Systems (The Jack LaLanne Story - A Hero).

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/your-rules

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Mar 23, 2018

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Episode 440: Q&A - What Diet is Best for Boosting Brain Health (The Best Foods for Memory, Focus, Concentration, Learning & More).

The original post is located here: http://oldpodcast.com/best-diet-boosting-brain-health

Mar 22, 2018

JC Deen shares how and why to be mindful with your training and nutrition. This is Part 2 of 2.

Episode 439: Being Mindful with Your Training and Nutrition - Setting a New Standard for Yourself - Part 2 by JC Deen of JCD Fitness.

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/2013/02/being-mindful-with-your-training-and-nutrition-setting-a-new-standard-for-yourself

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Mar 21, 2018

JC Deen shares how and why to be mindful with your training and nutrition. This is Part 1 of 2.

Episode 438: Being Mindful with Your Training and Nutrition - Setting a New Standard for Yourself - Part 1 by JC Deen of JCDFitness.

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/2013/02/being-mindful-with-your-training-and-nutrition-setting-a-new-standard-for-yourself

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Mar 20, 2018

Neghar Fonooni shares 8 strategies to eat mindfully. This is Part 2 of 2.

Episode 437: Eyelashes are not Utensils (or 8 Strategies to Eat Mindfully) - Part 2 by Neghar Fonooni (Slow Eating & Happiness).

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/eyelashes

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Mar 19, 2018

Neghar Fonooni shares 8 strategies to eat mindfully. This is Part 1 of 2.

Episode 436: Eyelashes are not Utensils (or 8 Strategies to Eat Mindfully) - Part 1 by Neghar Fonooni (Yo-Yo Dieting & Happy Eating).

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/eyelashes

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Mar 16, 2018

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Episode 435: Q&A - How Helpful are Probiotics and are Probiotic Supplements Good For You (Gut & Microbiome Health).

The original post is located here: http://oldpodcast.com/probiotic-supplements-help-lose-weight

Mar 15, 2018

Jillian Kubala with Healthline shares the science behind honey lemon water. This is Part 2 of 2.

Episode 434: Honey Lemon Water: An Effective Remedy or Urban Myth - Part 2 by Jillian Kubala with Healthline (Common Cold Cure).

How you feel affects every precious day of your life. Healthline understands that, which is why they’re committed to being your most trusted ally in your pursuit of health and well-being. You can depend on Healthline to provide expert content along with genuine caring--both of which will support, guide, and inspire you toward the best possible health outcomes for you and your family.

The original post is located here: https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/honey-lemon-water

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Mar 14, 2018

Jillian Kubala with Healthline shares the science behind honey lemon water. This is Part 1 of 2.

Episode 433: Honey Lemon Water: An Effective Remedy or Urban Myth - Part 1 by Jillian Kubala with Healthline (Mythbusting).

How you feel affects every precious day of your life. Healthline understands that, which is why they’re committed to being your most trusted ally in your pursuit of health and well-being. You can depend on Healthline to provide expert content along with genuine caring--both of which will support, guide, and inspire you toward the best possible health outcomes for you and your family.

The original post is located here: https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/honey-lemon-water

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Mar 13, 2018

Nia Shanks shares what the nocebo effect is and how it can harm your fitness routine.

Episode 432: The Nocebo Effect: Are You (Unknowingly) Thinking Your Way to Failure by Nia Shanks (Opposite Placebo Effect).

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/nocebo-effect-thinking-your-way-to-failure

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Mar 12, 2018

Leo Babauta of Zen Habits shares the 8 habits of healthy living.

Episode 431: The 8 Habits of Healthly Living by Leo Babauta of Zen Habits (Quick Tips for Living a Long Life).

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/unrisky

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Mar 9, 2018

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Episode 430: Q&A - Keto: Exogenous Ketones & Being in a State of Ketosis - Does the Ketogenic Diet Lead to a More Healthy Life?.

The original post is located here: http://oldpodcast.com/truth-behind-exogenous-ketones-constant-state-ketosis

Mar 8, 2018

Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness shares some inspirational and motivational words on getting started.

Episode 429: Earn It by Steve Kamb of NerdFitness.com (First Steps Toward a Healthier Life & Earning a Healthy Body).

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/earn-it

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Mar 7, 2018

Ben Greenfield shares 5 powerful calorie control tricks to help you eat less food.

Episode 428: 5 Powerful Calorie Control Tricks to Help You Eat Less Food by Ben Greenfield (Slow Eating & Removing Distractions).

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/appetitecontrol

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Mar 6, 2018

Scott Dinsmore with Good Life Zen shares 6 hacks to make fitness goals a reality.

Episode 427: 6 Hacks to Make Fitness Goals a Reality by Scott Dinsmore with GoodLifeZen.com (Flexible Health Routine).

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: https://goodlifezen.com/6-hacks-to-make-fitness-goals-reality

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Mar 5, 2018

Sam Forget with Roman Fitness Systems shares 6 ways to stop overeating at night.

Episode 426: 6 Ways to Stop Overeating at Night by Sam Forget with RomanFitnessSystems.com (Fat Loss Success & Failure).

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/6-ways-to-stop-nighttime-overeating-time

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