#31 Fatal Conveniences™: Shoes: Free The Feet
19 min
Did you know that each foot contains 26 bones, 30 joints, and more than 100 muscles, tendons, and ligaments? So, this insanely complex anatomical structure accounts for almost 25% of the bones and joints in your entire body. Not to mention the 200,000 nerve endings on the sole of each foot alone! So why do we insist on condemning these incredible sensory powerhouses to a life of padding and cushioning? Guys, it's time we talked about shoes.Welcome to Fatal Conveniences™This is a bite-sized segment that parallels The Darin Olien Show. In these segments, we get into society's Fatal Conveniences™. I define these as the things we may be doing because the world we live in makes us believe we have to. These things save us time and trick us into thinking they're actually good for us. But it's those same things that are breaking down our health and the health of the environment around us.I've spent most of my adult life obsessively researching these "conveniences." On every show, I pick one topic, and we dive into it. My goal is to make you more aware of these traps so that you can push back on them. Remember, it starts with you and the choices you make. So, if you're willing to look at your world from a different perspective and make little tweaks that amount to big changes, then this segment is for you.Strutting Your Stuff Shoeless Is The Way To Go!Once again, it turns out that even after thousands of years of evolution, Mother Nature still makes the best footwear. But we seem to have forgotten that. When we wear shoes consistently, what we're doing is reversing this marvel of engineering. Sadly, our love of fashionable footwear has drastically desensitized our feet and changed the way we walk. Therefore, over time, they have even altered the human gait.For the last 15 years or so, I've spent about 90% of my time totally shoe-less. Now, bear with me; I haven't gone completely bananas just yet. But, by ditching the kicks, you'll be rewarded with some pretty amazing health benefits.In this Fatal Conveniences™, I break down the importance of letting your feet breathe. I also look at our feet and how getting a bit more grounded can work its magic across your whole body. I also explore why shoes change the way we walk and the things you can do to retrain your feet to be free.Other topics in this segment:Why we're getting too much cushion for comfortWhy we should build up our foot's sensitivity to the earthThe research and studies that bring more light to foot healthWeakness, stiffness, and flat feet- Oh my!How you can reconnect with your feet (and nature)The best brands for keeping your feet happyWhy bad foot care affects you from head to toeOther Great Resources To Dive Into:We are Podcast 20% off any ticket option using this promo code:DARINTIME Magazine: The Healthiest Shoes To Wear- According To ScienceStudy: Foot strength and stiffness – Shoed Vs. BarefootArticle: Flat Feet Are Associated With Knee Pain and Cartilage Damage in Older AdultsStudy: Foot posture, foot function, and low back painStudy: Footwear characteristics and foot problems in older peopleStudy: Changes in knee and ankle biomechanics using arch support Article: Why Not Wearing Shoes Does a Body GoodArticle: Why you shouldn't wear slippers while you're working from homeSteven Sashen's WebsiteXero ShoesWebsiteXero Shoes on InstagramNetflix' Down To Earth' Official TrailerDownload Darin's amazing new lifestyle app and get 3 days free at https://121tribe.com/Barukas Nuts 15% discount with code "DARIN"To register for We Are Podcast, go to WeArePodcast.com/darin. For 20% off your ticket, use the code DARIN.The Darin Olien Show is produced by the team at Must Amplify. If you're looking to give a voice to your brand, and make sure that it's heard by the right people, head to www.mustamplify.com/darin to see what Amplify can do for you.
The Optimal Body
The Optimal Body
Jen Esquer & Dom Fraboni
53 | From the Emergency Room to Weight Room, What is the True Determinant of Health with Samantha Ciaccia
Looking for a quick fix for your pain? Then listen to this interview with Sam Ciaccia – trainer by day and physician assistant by night – as she explains what she runs into at the emergency room all the time and how you can avoid it.  This podcast opens up our eyes to the reality of a "quick fix" and the importance of awareness and self care of one's body.  Tune in for some body awareness exercises that you can implement in your day to day to make sure your body can be protected from possible troubles down the road. What You Will Learn in This Interview with Sam Ciaccia: @sciaccia 02:58 – What Sam’s purpose and goal is behind what she does 05:08 – Why it is important to Sam to continue learning and teaching movement` 07:13 – What it means to “abuse the system” 09:15 – How to motivate those who are looking for a quick fix 12:02 – The importance behind educators informing patients fully to avoid addictive behaviors 13:32 – Addictions behind medications and the importance of finding alternatives and education 16:05 – Why kettlebells, movement, and breathwork is so prevalent in Sam’s life 20:13 – How to determine if you are in an inhaled or exhaled state and why it's important 25:44 – How to strengthen breathwork with movement 27:25 – Why rib cage and pelvis placement is important - How to determine a neutral state 31:42 – Why having a lack of understanding of your body can be harmful 33:15 – How to start becoming more aware of your body movement About Sam Ciaccia: Sam Ciaccia is certified with her CSCS, SFGII, MS, PA-C. Trainer by day, Physician Assistant by night. Sam lives a duo-career, treating patients in the ER while living out her passion as a Strength Coach in NYC. She’s helped a range of clients from getting out of pain to conquering feats of strength! Kettlebells are her specialty focusing on the biomechanics of movement patterns and how they are applied to Kettlebell training. She encourages everyone to live up to their full potential in her sessions and overall in life! Items mentioned in this episode include: Sam’s Website: https://www.samanthalynnciaccia.com Sam’s App: https://marketplace.trainheroic.com/workout-plan/team/kettlebell-strength To check out the full show notes, visit Doc Jen's website here: www.docjenfit.com/podcast/episode53 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/TOBpodcast/message
38 min
Plant Proof -  Evidence based nutrition
Plant Proof - Evidence based nutrition
Plant Based Nutrition & Inspirational Stories
Vegans...we need to talk with Psychologist Melanie Joy
In *Episode 112* I sit down with *Harvard-educated* *Psychologist and best selling author Melanie Joy *to discuss how we form our beliefs about food and how vegans can have healthier, more productive, conversations with non-vegans. An episode that I believe will be highly instructive regardless of the diet that you follow. *In this episode we cover:* * Melanie's personal journey to studying Psychology at Harvard and writing her award winning book* "Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows: An Introduction to Carnism" * * Why our food choices matter * The carnism ideaology * Carnistic defense systems and the three N's: 'Normal, Natural and Necessary * Effective vegan advocacy: how to communicate better as a vegan * Shame vs guilt * The idea of thinking about process vs content when communicating with someone who holds a different opinion to you * Why the debate format sets us up to fail * How you can be a part of the solution * What a 'vegan ally' is * The idea of watering the right seeds * and much more While my episodes usually focus on nutrition science I found this exchange fascinating and believe many of the learnings hold true for our communication in general, whether that be related to food choices and the exploitation of animals or not. My plan is to extend this into a 3-4 part series, with Melanie to return and another high profile vegan activist in the coming months so we can continue exploring this topic together. *Resources*: The 3 minute video on Carnism created by Melanie and her team Beyond Carnism that I referred to in this conversation Connect with Melanie on Instagram @beyondcarnism Carnism.org website Melanie's Book Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows: An Introduction to Carnism, 10th Anniversary Edition The Vegan Matrix - another book written by Melanie exploring what she believes is a serious problem with the vegan movement: unexamined privilege. Melanie's 2015 TedX Talk Toward Rational, Authentic Food Choices *My Book:* My book is coming out early 2021 published with Penguin - I cannot wait to share with you. In the lead up the launch I am going to share information about the title, cover, ways to win a copy, live event dates, free e-books etc. Register your email here so I can keep you up to date. *Want to support the show?* The single best way you can support the show is by leaving a review on Apple podcast app - it only takes a few minutes and would be much appreciated. *Simon Hill, Nutritionist, Physiotherapist * Creator of Plantproof.com and host of the Plant Proof Podcast Connect with me on Instagram and Twitter @plant_proof
1 hr 27 min
Finding Mastery
Finding Mastery
Dr. Michael Gervais
Dr. Donald Hoffman on Why Our Senses Lie to Us
This week’s conversation is with Dr. Donald Hoffman a Professor of Cognitive Sciences at the University of California, Irvine. I got introduced to Donald through the legendary Deepak Chopra so I was very excited to speak with Donald… Donald received a PhD from MIT and is an author of over 120 scientific papers and three books, including The Case Against Reality: Why Evolution Hid the Truth from Our Eyes. He received a Distinguished Scientific Award of the American Psychological Association for early career research, the Rustum Roy Award of the Chopra Foundation, and the Troland Research Award of the US National Academy of Sciences. His writing has appeared in Scientific American, New Scientist, LA Review of Books, and Edge, and his work has been featured in Wired, Quanta, The Atlantic, Ars Technica, National Public Radio, Discover Magazine, and Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman. He has a TED Talk titled “Do we see reality as it is?” and that sets the tone for this conversation… In Donald's words: “I’m deeply convinced that everything that I've been taught is probably largely wrong. Everything that I believed is probably largely wrong. One of the big, big things that I have to work on as a person is to be good with that, to be good with not knowing and to face the fundamental and profound ignorance that's part of the human condition.” ----- Please support our partners! We're able to keep growing and creating content for YOU because of their support. We believe in their mission and would appreciate you supporting them in return!! To take advantage of deals from our partners, head to http://www.findingmastery.net/partners where you'll find all discount links and codes mentioned in the podcast.
1 hr 31 min
Ordinary Vegan Podcast
Ordinary Vegan Podcast
Nancy Montuori
Ordinary Vegan Podcast #91- Turning Your Passion Into A Plant-Based Business Part 2
Is it time to turn your passion for a vegan lifestyle into a plant-based business? What was recently a radical lifestyle choice, eating plants, is now rapidly moving into the mainstream. And if there was ever a time to open a plant-based business, now is the time. According to Meticulous Research, the plant-based food market worth will be 74.2 billion by 2027. Clearly, the growth in this market is due to the nutritional benefits offered by plants and for the sake of the environment. These statistics open a significant opportunity for vegan entrepreneurs. Our podcast guest, Björn Öste, is a seasoned plant-based business owner and entrepreneur. He is co-founder and CEO of Good Idea Drinks. Good Idea is a flavored sparkling water with a blend of five amino acids and chromium that cuts the blood sugar spike after a meal. It's all-natural, un-sweetened, and contains zero calories. Prior to Good Idea, Björn co-founded Oatly. Oatly is one of the most popular non-dairy milks in the world and is sold in over 25 countries. He and his brother Rickard specialize in plant-based food products with preventative properties. In Podcast #91, we speak with plant-based business owner Björn Öste about his entrepreneur journey along with : * Why consumer research is a waste of time * Food as medicine * Working with products that make a real and meaningful difference in people's lives * The science and innovations in food * Raising capital Thanks to Osea Malibu for being today's sponsor. You can receive $10.00 off your order of $50.00 0r more here until December 21, 2020. Additionally, you can find my organic vegan CBD products made from hemp on my website. If you have any questions about how CBD may help you, don't hesitate to reach out to me at questions@ordinaryvegan.net. For recipes and inspiration, follow me on Instagram @ordinaryvegan and join our fun Facebook Group and community. Sign up here, so you don't miss any of Ordinary Vegan's podcasts or recipes. Also, if you get a chance, please write a review on Spotify or Apple Podcasts so our community can grow. I hope today's podcast inspires you to follow your bliss.
43 min
All About Fitness
All About Fitness
Pete McCall
Holiday Fit Gift Guide with Tricia Murphy Madden
Yes, the Holiday season is upon us which means two very important things: a chance to slow down from the usual frantic pace of life to spend time with loved ones and close family AND the insanity of 2020 is almost behind us. This has definitely been one of the craziest, most hectic years in anyone’s lifetime, BUT the good news is that we’re almost through, we just have to make it through the Holiday season. If you’re like me, I LOVE giving gifts to the people who are important in my life, it’s a chance to show how much I care about them. However, while I love giving gifts, I find the process of picking out gifts somewhat intimidating which is why I’ve put together the 4th Annual All About Fitness Holiday Fit Gift Guide to help you find that special something for the special someone in your life who loves to sweat.    Yes, the is the 4th annual Fit Gift Guide but it’s the first one I’ve recorded with a good friend and colleague, Tricia Murphy Madden (previous gift guides were recorded with Amanda Vogel, who was unavailable this year).    To help you find the perfect gift for that special someone I asked Tricia to come up with ideas that would be perfect for women while I offer suggestions for the men in your life. Whether it’s a colleague or distant cousin that you got in the family gift exchange or someone you snuggle with every night, hopefully you will hear a suggestion that will help you identify the right item to give this Holiday season.   In the interest of full disclosure, some of the gifts suggested are from previous guests of the All About Fitness podcast - that’s only because I have been using the products and believe in their ability to help you to enhance your quality of life.    The following gifts are all mentioned in the podcasts, some are generic ideas while others are specific; coupon codes, where available, are noted below:   EightSleep smart mattress; a mattress that automatically adjusts to your needs for an optimal night's sleep https://www.eightsleep.com use code AAF150 to save $150   Under Armour Recovery Sheets: help promote recovery from exercise while you sleep: https://www.underarmour.com/en-us/p/ua-recover/ua-recover-sheet-set---double/1325132.html   Viome - testing of your gut biome to identify the optimal nutrition and vitamins for your needs; use code AAF10 to save 10% on the purchase of any of the testing kits: https://www.viome.com   Starbucks Holiday Cup - allows recipient to get 1 free coffee or tea throughout month of January, available at Starbucks nationwide.   MasterClass annual pass - give the gift of education: https://www.masterclass.com/   HomeroomFit.com membership - if making it to live classes is a challenge, Homeroom Fit is a virtual platform that brings some of the country's best instructors directly to you. https://homeroomfit.com   Home workout gear for the Barre group fitness junkie (perfect companion for a Homeroom Fit subscription):  Bender Ball / mini-bands by Kira Stokes / Micro-bars by Bodybar / Booty Kicker - home Barre stand (weights not included) / Yoga mat   Hoodie towel from Billabong - dry off and change in cozy comfort Hoodie towel from Billabong    Rechargeable electric socks (as found on Amazon)   Fit Radio subscription - give the give of music to keep a friend moving all year long: https://www.fitradio.com   Myaderm CBD cream - helps relieve minor aches and pains, a perfect stocking stuffer for the active person: https://www.myaderm.com Available at Dick's Sporting Goods   Rad E-bikes Rad City 4 E-bikes are an environmentally friendly way to get around for short commutes or running quick errands.   Stealth Training gloves from Throwdown Industries - these workout gloves are specially designed to keep germs and nasty viruses off your hands: https://throwdown.com/products/stealth-training-gloves    Give the gift of fitness education: Smarter Workouts: The Science of Exercise Made Simple teaches readers how to design their own workout programs; include 21 different workouts. Exercise for the Fountain of Youth e-book - educates readers on the types of exercise that can slow the effects of the aging process - only $7
55 min
The Exam Room by the Physicians Committee
The Exam Room by the Physicians Committee
Physicians Committee
Top Turkey Alternatives For Vegan Thanksgiving
These are some of the best options for replacing turkey at Thanksgiving! Dietitians Lee Crosby and Maggie Neola join “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll with 10 tasty ideas that will please both longtime vegans and lifelong turkey lovers! What makes this year’s menu truly extraordinary is Lee’s plant-based Turducken recipe — Vegducken! The mouthwatering menu will get you ready to celebrate the healthiest Thanksgiving ever. Plus, Maggie has tips for scaling back Thanksgiving recipes as many of us will be celebrating at home this year due to the pandemic. Also, Dr. Neal Barnard takes a close look at a study that finds vegans and vegetarians are at a higher risk for bone fractures than people who eat meat. He explores why the research showed what it did and what is being overlooked. Dr. Barnard’s conclusions might surprise you! This episode of The Exam Room™ Podcast is sponsored by The Gregory J. Reiter Memorial Fund, which supports organizations like the Physicians Committee that carry on Greg’s passion and love for animals through rescue efforts, veganism, and wildlife conservation. — — — Gregory J. Reiter Memorial Fund https://gregoryreiterfund.org — — — Recipes Turkey Alternatives: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook PCRM Thanksgiving Guide: https://pcrm.org/thanksgiving — — — Lee Crosby Twitter: @Veggie_Quest IG: @leeatveggiequest Web: https://veggie-quest.com — — — Dr. Neal Barnard Twitter: @drnealbarnard IG: @drnealbarnard Facebook: http://bit.ly/DrBarnardFB — — — Chuck Carroll Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC — — — Physicians Committee Twitter: @PCRM IG: @PhysiciansCommittee Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook YouTube: https://bit.ly/PCRMYouTube — — — Barnard Medical Center Telemedicine Schedule Appointment https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed 202-527-7500 — — — Share the Show Please subscribe and give the show a 5-star rating on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or many other podcast providers. Don’t forget to share it with a friend for inspiration!
57 min
FoundMyFitness
FoundMyFitness
Rhonda Patrick, Ph.D.
Q&A with Dr. Jed Fahey on Sulforaphane, Moringa and Chemoprotection
In this special two-hour Q&A episode with Dr. Jed Fahey, a world-leading expert on the science of chemoprotection and, in particular, sulforaphane, we discuss many of the listener-submitted questions from the hundreds of live event participants. Get the full timeline and show notes. Listen to learn Dr. Fahey's thoughts on… * 00:07:19 - The minimum daily dose of sulforaphane that elicits beneficial health effects * 00:12:04 - Why gauging the amount of sulforaphane in foods presents challenges * 00:17:37 - Workarounds to enhance the sulforaphane in cooked foods * 00:23:38 - How often to consume broccoli sprouts and how long their effects last * 00:39:28 - The effects of sulforaphane on glutathione production in the brain * 00:43:12 - The effects of sulforaphane on cancer * 01:17:26 - Alternatives to sprouts, such as supplements (and which ones Dr. Fahey recommends) * 01:33:08 - Safety concerns regarding sulforaphane In this episode, Dr. Fahey mentions the following companies, websites, and supplements: * Brassica Protection Products * Cullman Chemoprotection Center * Crucera SGS® (Thorne) * Oncoplex® (Xymogen) * Avmacol® * Vision Defense® (Swanson) * MaxN-Fuze® * MitoCORE® (Ortho Molecular Products) Extra resources Learn how to sprout at home safely by downloading the 15-page sprouting guide developed with Dr. Fahey. Sign-up to participate in the live every-single-month Q&A series by becoming a FoundMyFitness premium member.
1 hr 56 min
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