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#134 | Testosterone Envy & Longevity | Rick Cohen MD

let’s talk to Dr Rick Cohen about discovering your own path to boosting testosterone to feel better and stronger as a man and an athlete…

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#133 | Higher VO2Max via Postbiotic Metabolites | Ross Pelton, R.PH, Ph.D., CCN

A healthy gut produces post biotic metabolites such as SCFA (short chain fatty acids) that the body relies upon. These postbiotics are available in supplement form for those wise athletes who are still working on optimizing their gut. Improved vo2max and higher lactate thresholds may await you.

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#132 | Measuring Metabolism | Hari Mix PhD of Calorify

Everybody knows exercise is good for us but why? And why doesn’t my food tracker work even when I weigh my food and use a power meter and heart rate monitor to track energy usage? Do I really have to step on a scale everyday to know if I am eating too much? And how can I tell if I’m eating too little to build muscle and to avoid bone and immune function issues down the road?

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#131 | Winning with Supplements | Jeff Gladd, MD

Today on episode 131 I am interviewing Dr Jeff Gladd who is a medical doctor with his own clinic and the chief medical officer of Fullscript, a nutritional supplement fulfillment service serving over 6 million patients through over 100,000 healthcare providers. 

Jeff knows the ins and outs of the nutritional supplement business, and he shares his tips for how to find brands and to source product that provides the best chance of having the purity and potency you and I seek.  
After this interview, I am no longer buying from Amazon as I have done for years. It’s time for me to make sure I am getting the purity and potency I need.

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#130 | Protecting Lung Health | MeiLan K. Han MD

Today I am joined by MeiLan K. Han, MD, a pulmonologist and the Chief of Pulmonary and Critical Care at the University of Michigan, and a national spokesperson for the American Lung Association. Dr Han is also the author of Breathing Lessons … a rallying cry for lung health.

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#129 | Optimal Human & Bone Health | Dr Doug Lucas DO

Today I am joined by Dr Doug Lucas, a double board certified physician specializing in optimizing healthspan and bone health…with success in reversing chronic diseases like osteoporosis and diabetes while improving energy, performance and vitality

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#128 | Mitochondrial Power-up w/Methylene Blue | Scott Sherr MD

Mitochondria are the powerhouse of the cell, as we learned in high school biology. What’s emerging from science more recently is how unhealthy mitochondria are at the heart of many diseases, and even shows up in our daily lives as feeling chronically fatigued or having brain fog.

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#125 | Make Your Kidneys Last a Lifetime | Dr Rick Johnson

Declining kidney function is a normal feature of aging…perhaps it is a driver of aging. Do you know how to take care of your kidneys? Do your blood tests show a shrinking eGFR over time? Is your blood pressure going up as you get older? Do you ever get dehydrated? Do you ever take NSAIDS (ibuprofen, etc.)? This episode is for you.

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#124 | Pain and Performance | Ryan Whited & Matt Fitzgerald

Ryan Whited and Matt Fitzgerald, co-authors of Pain and Performance, to hear the origin story behind “Training as Treatment” and the 3-step process that we all can use to get on the path to better performance and less downtime and less hassle with pain solutions that don’t work. While pain IS communication, it does not mean “injury” or “imbalance” or “wear and tear”…and we can be more self sufficient in managing pain.

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#123 | Inspiring Stories of Older Athletes | Lauren Hurst

In North of Forty, senior fitness expert Lauren Hurst and photographer Nick Cinea tell the stories of senior athletes ages 54 to 103, marathoners to martial artists to mountaineers, ordinary and extraordinary people.

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