049: Kyle Kingsbury - Life Lessons from Fighting UFC and MMA, Experimenting with Nutrition, and the Importance of Self-Reflection
To improve as an MMA fighter, Kyle Kingsbury turned to meditation and self-reflection, which helped to calm his mind and keep it quiet during fights. But he quickly realized that these tools were also helping him become a better person. Fast forward 10 years later and Kyle has moved on from being a professional athlete and works as the Director of Human Optimization at a popular supplement company. In this podcast episode, we chat about how Kyle still uses those tools to figure out what his next move in life is, why he experiments with nutrition -- including trying the carnivore diet for 17 days and taking part in an elimination challenge, his seasonal approach to carbs, and why he challenges things instead of just accepting them at face value. Kyle also dives into the life lessons that fighting taught him and why he doesn’t follow some of the traditional dieting advice. Check out the episode now to learn more!
048: Brandon Carter - How to Build Muscle on Keto, Protein-Sparing Modified Fasts, and The Positive Side Effects that Come with a Low-Carb High-Fat Diet
Is it possible to build muscle on keto? Or do you need carbs to do this? And if it’s not carbs, then what is it? Should you just increase your fat intake? Or protein? Or both? Instead of being overwhelmed by what to do, tune into this podcast episode with the self-proclaimed Keto King, Brandon Carter, who has made it his mission to help people pack on muscle while following a low-carb high fat-diet, to find out the exact strategy you need to do this. We’ll show you how to adjust your macros and maintain a lean physique without having to add carbs into the mix. Brandon also shares his experience with cyclical keto and protein-sparing modified fasts. Check out the podcast episode now to learn more about building muscle on keto.
047: David Goggins - Overcoming Obstacles, Changing Your Mindset, and How to Break Free From Your Comfort Zone
On the surface, you see a chiseled Navy SEAL that’s clearly in shape and has his life together. But that wasn’t always the case thanks to his hard upbringing. At one point David Goggins had just 3 months to lose over 100 pounds in order to try out to become a Navy SEAL, which would help him escape his abusive, alcoholic father and help to support his mom who worked 3 jobs. Determined to prove he could, David changed his mindset and put in the hard work necessary to achieve that goal and so many more. And he continues to implement these same strategies -- which he shares in his latest book and this podcast episode -- to consistently improve his situation. Join David and Dr. Anthony Gustin as they discuss David’s top tools for changing your mindset, overcoming a bad mentality, and finally making progress in your life. Tune into the episode now to learn more!
046: Diane Sanfilippo - Keto & Paleo, Why Ketosis Isn’t About Fat Loss, and How a SAVVY Nutritional Approach Can Help
You may have heard of Diane Sanfilippo from one of her best selling books, Practical Paleo or The 21-Day Sugar Detox, but did you know she’s been using ketosis as a tool the entire time? Does that mean she’s switched from her paleo roots to full-time keto? As you’ll learn in this podcast episode, Diane’s approach is different. For one, it removes diet labels and encourages flexibility and finding the right diet to support your lifestyle at this stage in your life, even if this changes over time. She also uses a SAVVY way of eating and tracks her food in another more effective format instead of subtracting from an arbitrary budget of 1,200 calories per day. Diane shares her knowledge on these topics in an easy-to-digest format in this episode, where we also discuss why ketosis is not about fat loss and what else people get wrong about a keto diet. Check out the episode now to learn more about Diane’s concise approach and simple framework.
045: Jonathan Bailor - Why Calorie Counting is Bogus & What to Do Instead
If you’ve ever tried the calories in versus calories out approach to losing weight, then you probably know firsthand how this doesn’t work. But is that a universal truth or is it just not the right approach for your body? In this episode with guest Jonathan Bailer, a New York Times Bestselling Author of The Calorie Myth and other notable books such as The Smarter Science of Slim and The Set Point Diet, Dr. Anthony Gustin explores what’s really going on with calorie counting, including what Harvard Medical research supports. We’ll also dive into why calories have become such a fixation, the best nutrient-dense foods to reach for, and the exact step-by-step strategy to implement today to improve both your overall health and weight (hint: you won’t have to ever count a single calorie again). So if you’re tired of logging every bite and killing yourself at the gym, and you’re still not seeing results, the good news is there’s a better approach and we’ll share it in this podcast episode. Tune in now to learn more!