Tag: exercise

12
Nov

Rip Esselstyn: The Plant Strong Movement, Challenging Your Beliefs, And The Magical Peak Performance State Called “The Feel”

Get ready for a very unusual podcast with my old friend and former professional triathlon circuit cohort Rip Esselstyn. After our swim, bike, and run journeys ended in the 1990s, Rip and I both continued the…

25
Oct

Avoiding Recovery Debt and Adrenaline Dominance

(Breather) On the heels of the previous breather show about the constrained model of energy expenditure, I talk about what happens when you ignore these insights and try to power through hectic modern life like a…

27
Sep

The Truth About Overtraining and the Stress Response

(Breather) We all know about the importance of working out. But what is equally important is how you exercise – otherwise, you could fall into the “overtraining” category, where you can seriously hurt yourself, and/or compromise…

24
Sep

Dr. Phil Maffetone: The Future of Athletic Peak Performance

My eye-opening conversation with this radical thinker continues, and we focus on an interesting subject, the future of athletic peak performance. Back when Phil was working on his book, 1:59, he wrote about Eluid Kipchoge, and…

17
Sep

Dr. Phil Maffetone: Avoiding The Ills Of Modern Society

Dr. Phil Maffetone is a legend in the world of endurance training, for he has been advocating for a healthy approach to peak athletic performance for decades, and finally getting his due for presenting the most…

16
Aug

The Incredible Micro-Workout And Other Time-Efficient Fitness Tips

(Breather) For the past 10 years, I have modified my fitness regimen away from narrow endurance focus (including the extremely health-destructive chronic cardio training regimen that I followed as an elite competitor for 15 years) to a…

09
Jul

Rethinking No Pain, No Gain: An Evolved Approach To Fitness With Insights From Four Experts

This show is about rethinking the basic notions of athletic training, particularly the “no pain, no gain” model that’s been widely criticized but is still embedded into DNA of many competitive athletes. This show was syndicated on…

14
Jun

A Stress-Free Approach to a Productive and Enjoyable Morning Routine

(Breather) There’s no doubt that having healthy, productive morning habits is good for you. Having the “perfect” morning routine is often touted as a great solution to so many problems, the clear, unobstructed pathway to a…

04
Jun

Debbie Potts: Healing From Burnout And Adopting A Whole-istic Approach To Health And Endurance Performance

I welcome my frequent podcast guest from the Primal Endurance show, Debbie Potts of Bellevue, WA. Debbie is a coach, podcast host, and personal trainer who operates an evolved personal training facility in her town. Debbie is a former elite-level…

14
May

Laird Hamilton: Life Rider

I caught up with one of the most extraordinary athletes on the planet, the ultimate waterman of the universe and author of a new book called Life Rider. As a longtime very casual recreational surfer (I…