We are heading into the cold and flu season and there are time tested strategies to help avoid getting sick. No guarantees here obviously but I have 7 helpful strategies to focus on over the next few months to combat flu season but first, I want to explain why sickness is more prevalent during the fall and winter months. Topics include:
- 7 Things To Do To Combat Flu Season
- Why Sickness is More Prevalent in Fall/Winter
- Exercise and Recovery
- Micronutrient Considerations
As this episode releases, I am surrounded by coaches who have sought out more knowledge, support, and systems and joined my program FNMS. I am hosting a weekend coaching summit exclusively for these coaches and my team and I couldn't be more excited. Listen in as a few of them share their experience and thoughts about the program along with their advice for anyone thinking about joining FNMS. Topics and coaches include:
- Sharing Some FNMS Student Wins and Experiences
- Lisa’s Experience...
As we're approaching the one year anniversary of my book Metabolism Made Simple, I wanted to reflect on some of the most important concepts from my book and some important frameworks you may not be familiar with yet if you are new to my content. We'll discuss 5 key lessons, the seasons of nutrition, the 5 M's of metabolism, and more! Topics include:
- Approaching 1 Year Anniversary
- 5 Keys Lessons From My Book
- Seasons of Nutrition Approach
- The 5 M’s of Metabolism
- My P3 Model
While I've discussed the topic of seed oils in past episodes, I wanted to highlight it more in today's episode and give you a real evidence based and real world reaction when it comes to seed oils. I want us to think logically about this topic and not think of it solely through trying to get social media engagement or spark some controversy. Topics include:
- Debate Around Seed Oils
- Previous Episode on Seed Oils
- The Naturalist Fallacy
- Background On This Topic
Within a client transformation, we have to look at the entire frame. We know a lot of individuals set goals and resolutions around the time this releases in February and some might not be seeing the scale change and potentially quit. There are 7 nonscale aspects and victories I want to share with you so we can track progress with more than just the number on the scale. Topics include:
- Time of Year Consideration When This is Released
- Nonscale Physical Progress
Many individuals start the journey towards their transformation to achieve a specific aesthetic goal. Hair is a very large component to that and a good amount are struggling with hair loss in some fashion. Today's episode will cover the 3 specific types of hair loss, potential treatments and solutions, and more! Topics include:
- Chasing Aesthetics and The Importance of Hair
- 3 Specific Types of Hair Loss
- The Truth about Hair Growth
- Androgenetic Alopecia
- Potential Treatments...
I recently joined Chris Tutela on his show the Iron Life Podcast to discuss the state of diet culture in our world and how we as coaches can push for positive change in this industry by simplifying nutrition. We also discuss metabolic issues when it comes to chronic caloric restriction, stress's impact on metabolism, the rise of obesity, and more! Topics include:
- Diet Culture’s Negative Impact
- How Chronic Calorie Restriction Can Negatively Impact Fat Loss
- The Rise of Obesity and...
One of the primary reasons clients come to us is to build their confidence through training. If you're wanting to be better coach and solve more problems for folks, understanding today's issue and topic could be huge. Acne is a massive source of insecurity for some and there are tactical ways to decrease and even eliminate acne in certain situations and we'll cover all of them in this deep dive. This is a featured replay that I thought you could really value from right now. Topics include:
An advanced understanding of nutrition, metabolism, gut health, and hormones should not make clients feel “more broken” or further away from their goals.
In today's episode, I want to explain the impact of our influence as coaches and why being as client-centric as possible will benefit this industry the most.
When a good portion of the health coaching space is making people feel broken, defeated, and that they need more than a miracle worker to achieve their goals. Topics include:
If you or your clients are suffering with gut health issues and labs are looking okay, there are reasons beyond initial SHREDS and lab work we need to consider. I want to share 5 hidden culprits when it comes to digestive dysfunction and how they could be impacting you or your clients. Topics and culprits include:
- Beyond The Food Log and Gut Health
- Not Chewing Your Food/Rushed Eating
- Environment When Eating
- Chronic Stress and Past Trauma
- Training and Exercise
- Poor Sleep
Don't get me wrong: I want you to find your own recipe when it comes to your health and fitness journey and what works for you. In today's episode, I want to provide some tried and true ingredients that have helped me and many other clients while having some data and research to back them up. Topics and suggestions include:
- What I Believe Everyone Should Try in Their Health and Fitness Journey
- Please Share, Rate, and Review
- One Week of Single Ingredient Whole Foods
- 24 Hour...
Continuing our Biohack or Bust series, I wanted to talk about blue light blocking glasses, which lens the research shows perform better, and have an overall discussion around content consumption throughout the day and at night. While the data and research is brand new, there's some interesting implications for this biohacking modality. Topics include:
- Previous Editions of Biohack or Bust
- Claims Around Blue Light Blockers
- Transparency Around the Research
- Positive Data...
While I love the growth of the functional medicine space increased content around the topic, and it's approach, there are some drawbacks that I want to talk about in today's episode. There's 3 distinct issues within the functional medicine space that I want to cover today including content creation, supplementation, and how the client is viewed through the coaching process and relationship. Topics include:
- The Blanket Calorie Deficit Statement
- Content Creation Around Functional...
While I love a spirited debate when it comes to health and nutrition, I think we sometimes lose the point of why we create content in the first place and do more harm than good with tearing other's down in the comments. I want to share my reactions to reaction videos, nutrition arguments, and what you should think about when creating content. Topics include:
- Talking McDonald’s Beef Patties
- Who Am I Helping? Who Am I Hurting?
- What Most People Want in Their Health and Fitness
As more research and data comes out around stress and the role it plays within our health and fitness, the more we need to educate our clients on it's impact and provide them with tools and strategies around stress management. In today's episode, I want to dive into the impact that chronic stress has on both our physiology and psychology, perceived stress, supplementation considerations, and more. Topics include:
- The Process of Chronic Stress
- Please Share, Rate, and Review
While we've been told about the potential dangers of the sun when it comes to melanoma and early aging, the research tells a different story. In today's episode, I want to share 6 clear benefits of sun exposure including Vitamin D but also share, if we approach our sun exposure intelligently, why we might not need as much sunscreen as we've been told and what the research shows in multiple studies. Topics include:
- 6 Clear Benefits of Sunlight and Sun Exposure
- Please Share, Rate, and...
I recently joined Vernon Foster and the folks over at Online Business Owner to discuss two important components that have led to a lot of my success and one is really meta. Talking about podcasting on a podcast is as close to a digital turducken as you can get but we also discuss the value of workshops. If you've been to one of my workshops, you'll learn the strategy behind them along with this show and much more that we dive into. Topics include:
- My Background
- My Success with...
Finishing our Essentials of Electrolytes series, we're going to focus on Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin K-2, Phosphorus, and Bicarbonate. Make sure you go back if you haven't listened to Part 1 if you haven't already and at the end of this episode, I have a special offer you can take advantage of if you'd like! Topics include:
- What We’ll Cover in Part 2
- Please Share, Rate, and Review
- What We Covered In Part 1
- Function of Magnesium
- Deficiency Risks of Low Magnesium
You've probably seen more and more come out about the importance of electrolytes and how they help with many functions in the body but if you want to go a level deeper, you're in the right place. Today is Part 1 of a 2 part essentials of electrolytes episode where we dive deeper into their function and how they affect the body. Topics include:
- Understanding Electrolytes
- What We’ll Cover in Part 1
- Related Content
- Triage Theory
- Please Share, Rate, and Review
After a decade plus in this industry and coaching hundreds of coaches to this point, there's a correlation between coaching and sales that can't be denied. I want to share with you 5 ways that your coaching and the belief and conviction you have in yourself affect your sales and client acquisition. Topics include:
- Coaching and Sales
- Selling Yourself
- Beliefs in Your Offer/Product/Service
- Conviction Isn’t a Light Switch
- Reliance on Scripts Early On
- The Way You Talk About...
As a follow up to my most recent episode around the 7 reasons lab markers can help get results for your clients in the real world, I wanted to share some of the common misconceptions I see with coaches when it comes to blood chemistry. These range anywhere from overemphasizing one metric, understanding what's normal vs optimal, and even around glucose and insulin sensitivity. Topics include:
- Misconceptions Coaches Have About Labs
- 7 Reasons Episode
- Basing Interventions Off of One...
I've recently been taking my youngest pup through dog training and it reminded me a lot about the ways we interact and coach our clients. While we aren't using blunt verbal commands to get our clients to adhere to their protocol, understand that different stimuluses and different environments directly correlate to coaching clients like it does with training dogs. Listen as I explain more! Topics include:
- Surprising Dog Training and Coaching Correlation
- Multiple Angles on Stimulus
I want to give you a different angle and perspective on how to approach your career and craft as a health and fitness professional or more importantly how NOT TO approach it. Hearing these considerations from a different angle hopefully will impact and motivate you to address which to start focusing on if you find yourself not doing a few of these. I have a bonus consideration for you at the end you won't want to miss. Topics include:
- Growth and Overwhelm as a Coach
- Distinct Offer...
Many coaches operate under some false assumptions when it comes to lab work and are not using this valuable data to their full advantage. I want to address in this episode 7 different ways you can use lab results to enhance your clients results and transformation. Topics include:
- 7 Ways Lab Results Can Enhance Client Results
- How Coaches Typically Look at Labs
- Our FNMS Program
- Nutritional Status
- Metabolic and Hormonal Adaptation
- Pulse on the Immune System
One of if not the coolest part of my job is seeing coaches thrive within our FNMS program and chase their vision for what they want as a coach. I want to share a short mashup episode today with a few of my FNMS students and alumni to showcase the wide array of coaches we help at Metabolism School. You've heard me talk a lot about the FNMS program but I wanted to give you 8 coaches perspectives on the program and I'm confident at least one you'll resonate with.