Listen to learn all about the gut-brain connection, how trauma can impact your gut, the link between soil health and gut health, and more! We sat down with Emeran Mayer, a distinguished research professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Founding Director of the UCLA Brain Gut Microbiome Center, to talk about all things gut health.
Emeran has climbed some very impressive mountains, including Denali, Aconcagua, Chimborazo, and Mont Blanc, and he studies how cultures around the world impact gut health and people’s relationship with food. Listen to hear some impactful stories about Emeran’s travels and real-world testimonials from people he has helped along the way.
TIMES TAMPS 2:20 Why Emeran didn’t take over the family confectionary business 7:33 How Emeran’s world hikes helped shaped his view of the gut connection 14:00 The gut impacts the whole body, especially the brain 20:42 How trauma impacts brain & gut health 26:11 Chronic stress in men vs. women 32:42 Mind-based therapies that work to help with trauma 36:00 Link between soil health to gut/brain health 48:56 Prebiotic and probiotic recommendations 53:30 Emeran’s tip for living life organically
On today’s episode, we sit down with Jessy Beckett, the Chief Program Officer at California Certified Organic Farmers, which is highly recognized by its acronym, CCOF. We talk about what organic means, where the CCOF certification started, and why it matters.
We also dive into the harmful nature of synthetic pesticides and herbicides, the difference organic has on the body and planet, and easy ways to start eating organic even on a small budget. Over 16% of all produce in America is certified organic, and we’re not stopping here.
TIME STAMPS 5:00 What “organic” means 6:17 How organic certification got started 10:45 The difference between local and organic 13:38 All about Glyphosate 16:55 Soil – why you should care & why it matters 24:45 Jessy’s experience converting the family farm to organic in the 90s 30:47 Top products to purchase organically, if you can’t do it all
We sat down with Kimberly Snyder, a 3-time New York Times bestselling author, spiritual and meditation teacher, nutritionist and wellness expert, and owner of Solluna, to talk about all things meditation and holistic wellness. In this episode, we dive into food as more than just numbers, mediation and religion, Ayurvedic practices, and more.
Listen to learn about the four cornerstones of holistic living: food, body, emotional well being & spiritual growth. Walk away with easy and actionable tips for starting your morning with a holistic wellness focus. Hear about Kimberly’s experience backpacking around the world on a spiritual journey, her time learning from meditation gurus, and more.
TIME STAMPS 5:06 Kimberly’s food philosophy & food vibrations 9:20 Two of the highest vibration foods in the planet 12:40 There are roots & blocks when it comes to weight loss 16:41 First steps for people new to holistic living 21:16 Ayurvedic practices for your lifestyle & the three doshas 26:18 Meditation & Kimberly’s around-the-world spiritual experience 35:27 Differentiating meditation & prayer 38:37 Intuition 42:00 Guided meditation
Do you love working out from home? Have you been thinking about building a home gym? This episode is for you! We sat down with Jay Benoit, a Clean Juice and freecoat Franchise Partner, and Founder and CEO of Renegadecore and Exponent Edge, to talk about all things home gyms and fitness.
We dive into a better alternative for squats, Romanian deadlifts, and Bulgarian split squats- especially if you’re looking to avoid injury. Listen to learn essential home gym workout equipment, innovative workout tips for glute-ham development, and more.
TIME STAMPS 2:02 Jay’s journey towards owning a Clean Juice & Freecoat Nails 8:40 Changing the market for home gyms 14:50 Building your own home gym is hard 19:05 About Exponent Edge wall-mounted and rack-mounted glute-ham developer (GHD) 26:50 Product expansion into the home fitness space 31:08 100 exercises for your chest, free ebooks, and more
Join us as we sit down with Dr. Patrick Flynn to talk about all things hormones. Dr. Patrick’s wife struggled with endometriosis and fertility, and her healing led Dr. Patrick’s journey and passion for helping women heal from hormone issues. Listen to learn about the #1 contributors to hormone imbalances in men and women, birth control, the pharmaceutical industry, testing, superfoods, and much more.
Dr. Patrick Flynn, DC is the founder of The Wellness Way clinics. Dr. Flynn is the bestselling author of the book, I Disagree. His wildly popular public seminar, The Hormone Connection, has been viewed by hundreds of thousands of people. He has trained thousands of doctors and his network now comprises over 80 clinics around the world.
TIME STAMPS 2:22 Diving into women’s hormone imbalances 5:02 Estrogen is not a specific hormone – it’s a group of hormones 6:50 Hormone individuality for women 9:27 The number one thing that throws off women’s hormones 11:16 Birth control and the effects on women & teenagers 12:33 Pharmaceutical industry and the impact of marketing to consumers 14:16 Dr. Patrick’s wife’s experience with fertility and endometriosis 17:25 Taking control of your own health 20:47 Don’t wait for symptoms to occur – test! 25:29 Tests to look for: calcium over cholesterol, etc. 31:00 The number one thing that throws off men’s hormones 36:27 Dr. Patrick’s thoughts for TRT 38:44 The one superfood that’s in every culture 43:14 Psychological connections that testosterone and estrogen have 46:45 If hormone imbalance is the root of all illness 50:50 How men & women handle stress 56:17 Few biggest offenders to the body’s natural hormone levels
It’s no secret that we’re sitting more than ever. Whether it’s at a desk all-day or binging the latest season on Netflix, we’re all not moving as much as we should be. It makes sense, but your hips are at the center of everything and the core of your body. When you sit, your hips are tight and can lead to weakness in some muscles and tightness in others.
We sat down with Austin Martinez to talk about unlocking your hips, stretching, and all things in between so that you can live a more flexible and healthy you! Austin joined the StretchLab Corporate team in January 2019 as the Director of Education. He is a Certified Athletic Trainer with both his Bachelors and Masters Degree in Athletic Training, and he has a ton of certifications under his belt that might just make him the stretching master.
TIME STAMPS 2:34 What made Austin pursue his Bachelors & Masters in athletic training 4:32 What unlocking your hips mean 6:59 Power and endurance comes from the hips 7:40 How to counterbalance hip locking if you can’t avoid sitting 11:00 Breathwork & alkaline breathing 13:17 Stretching as a business 16:45 Landon’s experience with stretching 18:11 The MAPS score 22:33 Goals for stretching – is it working? 25:44 Quick stretches for people who can’t go to StretchLab