300 episodes

The Plant Trainers Podcast helps you improve your quality of life through plant-based nutrition and fitness.

Adam Chaim & Shoshana Chaim interview top experts in nutrition & fitness, healthy lifestyle, compassion, as well as individuals with their own transformational stories. They are the parents of two kids who share their expertise and personal transformations to a plant-based compassionate lifestyle and beyond. You’ll find motivation, inspiration and actionable tips to help you to get closer to achieving your own goals.



Adam & Shoshana are Wellness Experts, public speakers, authors and nutrition & fitness coaches with over 35 years experience. They help build nutrition and fitness plans for all types of athletes and beginners as well as help individuals alleviate stress in life caused by diet, lifestyle and chronic illness.



Show notes, recipes and more at www.planttrainers.com

The Plant Trainers Podcast Adam Chaim & Shoshana Chaim

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The Plant Trainers Podcast helps you improve your quality of life through plant-based nutrition and fitness.

Adam Chaim & Shoshana Chaim interview top experts in nutrition & fitness, healthy lifestyle, compassion, as well as individuals with their own transformational stories. They are the parents of two kids who share their expertise and personal transformations to a plant-based compassionate lifestyle and beyond. You’ll find motivation, inspiration and actionable tips to help you to get closer to achieving your own goals.



Adam & Shoshana are Wellness Experts, public speakers, authors and nutrition & fitness coaches with over 35 years experience. They help build nutrition and fitness plans for all types of athletes and beginners as well as help individuals alleviate stress in life caused by diet, lifestyle and chronic illness.



Show notes, recipes and more at www.planttrainers.com

    Thrive Bites and Elevating Your Life with Dr. Colin Zhu - PTP340

    Thrive Bites and Elevating Your Life with Dr. Colin Zhu - PTP340

    In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Dr. Colin Zhu. Dr. Colin Zhu is a primary care Board-Certified family physician and from one of the first class of physicians in the world to be board-certified in Lifestyle Medicine. Passionate about the intersection of medicine, food, and nutrition, Dr. Colin Zhu is trained as a chef and a health coach from the Natural Gourmet Institute for Health & Culinary Arts and the Institute for Integrative Nutrition following completion of his medical degree. We talk about health and cuisine including how various cultures have it right, but are being influenced in the wrong direction. We discuss the article he helped publish and the research behind that as well as how to overall elevate your life.  In the medical practice known as locum tenens, Dr. Colin Zhu has spent four years in a series of contract physician roles that include time in Nevada, where he worked with a Native American population at a tribal-run outpatient clinic, a Veterans Affairs system in Louisiana and a county medicine department in Santa Cruz, California that runs its own homeless shelter. A fourth position found him at a community health clinic in Seattle with a diverse refugee population. Currently, he works in Los Angeles.  His traveling work has been featured in a few publications such as The DO, MedPage Today, and Stat News. To share his unique blend of medical knowledge with a wider audience, Dr. Zhu launched TheChefDoc website, an online wellness and lifestyle education platform which has been featured in Jarry Magazine, OWaves, and Brit + Co. He is also the author of "Thrive Medicine: How To Cultivate Your Desires and Elevate Your Life“  and he is also the podcast host of Thrive Bites.  In this episode we discuss:  Becoming plant-based Chinese cuisine  Going to culinary school  Published article with John Hopkins  Family medicine practice  The tapering system  How his own health and training changed when becoming plant-based Thrive Medicine Elevating your life  

    • 37 min
    Colitis and Your Gut Microbiome with Dr. Angie Sadeghi - PTP339

    Colitis and Your Gut Microbiome with Dr. Angie Sadeghi - PTP339

    In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Dr. Angie Sadeghi all about the gut microbiome, more specifically Colitis, which is a perfect example of you never know where an episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast will take you as we were planning on talking about parasites...but somehow, we took a different route. We love Dr. Angie because she is so knowledgeable in all areas of health and has a really great way of explaining complicated ideas in simple ways so everyone can understand. If you know someone with IBS issues, especially if they say they cannot eat fibrous foods, then you are going to want to share this episode with them. When it comes to the human wellness experience, Dr. Angie says, “My passion is to provide healing through an integrative approach to keep patients healthy and youthful.” Dr. Angie understands that no single approach is right for every individual and so she offers a complete range of services to help individuals with gut problems, obesity, anti-aging, diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, chronic fatigue, chronic pain, and overall disease prevention. Combining evidence-based medicine, her expertise in the digestive system, and her passion for physical fitness and plant-based nutrition, Dr. Angie has developed a comprehensive approach to helping patients recover from illness and live a healthy life. Additionally, she is part of a new movement called “The Plantrician Project” and is empowering individuals with the knowledge and benefits of whole food plant-based nutrition. Dr. Angie Sadeghi is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and a diplomate of the American Board of Gastroenterology. She has extensive training from the prestigious University of Southern California (USC) and demonstrates exceptional commitment to excellence in treating diseases of the digestive tract. Dr. Angie is featured in three documentaries as a leader in the field of plant-based fitness for health and weight loss. Other upcoming projects include a book, Trifecta of Rejuvenation and Health. She was recently published on the cover of Vegan Health and Fitness Magazine, where she shared a health-related article on making nutrition and fitness fun! In this episode we discuss: Plant-based leaders Her vegan and plant-based journey How Dr. Angie’s health changed Lactose intolerance Gut microbiome Can people with colitis eat plants? Types of fibre When to restrict plants in the diet Digestive enzymes Pancreatic insufficiency Probiotics Steps for better gut and better health Links to things we mentioned: Thank you to our sponsor, - get $10 off your first order with the promo code Planttrainers10 at checkout Dr. Angie Sadeghi - , , , February 16, 2020 Probiotics & Fermentation with the HappyGutMD, Dr. Will Bulsiewicz – Whole Food Plant-Based with Dr T Colin Campbell – Busting Myths About Protein Powders with Andrew Brindle -

    • 52 min
    Revolutionizing The Modeling Industry with Jules Horn - PTP338

    Revolutionizing The Modeling Industry with Jules Horn - PTP338

    In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Jules Horn who was born in Germany to a butchering family and is now one of New York City’s top hot models who’s now 100% plant-based. Jules shares with us how he went from the typical model diet to plant-based and how it improved his health and his physique. He talks about the flawed system and knowledge of nutrition in the modeling world and how eating more food with fewer calories can get you underwear modeling gigs...IF that is something you want!  Essentially, Jules learned that less can be more and he started training smarter and decreased the number of hours he put in at the gym. He started to focus more on mindfulness and began feeling much better. And of course, some model secrecy’s are revealed.  If you know anyone in the modeling or fashion world, this would be a great episode to share with them. And join the conversation on Instagram @planttrainers.  In this episode we discuss:  Growing up as a butcher’s son  Before plant-based Inflammation  The emotions of the animals  The pressures in the modeling industry  The calorie counting discrepancy  Nutrient density Helping other models and agents  Actionable steps for starting  Secrets and filters 

    • 36 min
    Starting The New Year With Your One Word - PTP337

    Starting The New Year With Your One Word - PTP337

    In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk about the growing popularity of a yearly one word. This is a practice we have been taking part in for a few years now. Choosing one word to kinda live by, or motivate you or help you grow is a great way to stay focused on a big goal for the year. We share our words from last year, give you many practical ways to choose your word for 2020 and share what we have chosen for 2020 as well and why. This is a short podcast as we know you’ll have a holiday and family time ahead. So have a listen and head to @planttrainers on Instagram or Plant Trainers Podcast on Facebook and share with us what your word for 2020 will be.  And don’t miss out on our exclusive complimentary getting to know you offer at the end of this show.  In this episode we discuss:  What is One Word What it can do Our words for 2019 Jon Gordon How to choose your one word What can this help do for you?  Making it visible Special COMPLIMENTARY offer

    • 20 min
    Reframe How You Think, Speak and Eat with Rebecca Clements - PTP336

    Reframe How You Think, Speak and Eat with Rebecca Clements - PTP336

    In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Rebecca Clements, a plant-based coach who is helping her clients reframe the way they think, speak and act. Most of our actions begin with our thoughts. If we can change our thinking process to reflect our values, wants and needs, then we can have more success with our health and our life in general. We loved the way Rebecca explains how limiting beliefs are all around us and how we can begin to break free from them...wait...did I just have a limiting belief there...I think so. You’ll get tons of actionable steps to train your subconscious mind to be on your side instead of against you.  Rebecca is a plant-based transition coach who specializes in helping athletes adopt a sustainable plant-based diet and lifestyle. Born into a very meat-based culture in a small mid-west town, she learned from an early age how to navigate uncomfortable and non-veg friendly situations with confidence. Rebecca has been animal-free for almost 2 decades and has dedicated her life to helping others do the same. One of her life missions is to show the world how strong plant-based muscle can be. From dance, soccer, track & field, to CrossFit, Olympic Weightlifting, and Bodybuilding… there’s no movement modality a vegan athlete can’t touch. Rebecca’s goal is to “Educate, Empower, & EAT!”  We can’t wait for you to hear this episode. Please take a look at the @PlantTrainers Instagram or Facebook and let us know what your biggest take away was from this episode.  In this episode we discuss:  Growing up in hunting and butchering culture  NLP what is it  Finding your why How to communicate why you’re going PB Humanizing others  Limiting beliefs  The power of language  Tools to thrive and build confidence  Reframing situations and humanizing  Subconscious  Will power  Mantras and middle grounds  Tips to reframe  Easy meal ideas 

    • 42 min
    Mindful Based Stress Reduction Techniques with Asha Gala - PTP335

    Mindful Based Stress Reduction Techniques with Asha Gala - PTP335

    In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Asha Gala, the Lifestyle Clinical Director at Ethos Primary Care all about MBSR - Mindful Based Stress Reduction Techniques. MBSR is not only a system Asha helps people use for sustaining a plant-based lifestyle, but for overall physical and mental health. It was really interesting to hear how her personal plant-based journey began to find a natural way to help her daughter despite her husband being a mainstream pharmacist. That ultimately led her to find MBSR. You'll find out more about what that is and get some actionable tips for using it in your own life, including guided eating! So cool. Asha Gala is the Lifestyle Clinical Director at Ethos Primary Care, a farm-based medical practice specializing in the connections between diet, lifestyle and the prevention and reversal of diseases. At Ethos, Asha works directly with patients, helping them make long-lasting lifestyle changes through lifestyle, nutrition and health coaching. Asha is a certified holistic nutrition coach and holistic health coach in New Jersey, through the Nutrition Education Institute. In addition to health coaching, Asha is currently working on becoming a Mindful Based Stress Reduction teacher and is a major advocate of incorporating mindfulness and meditation for a more fulfilling and healthy life. Outside of Ethos, Asha enjoys dancing, meditation, music, hiking, and planning family trips. In this episode we discuss: Finding plant-based Eczema Microbiome Pharmacists Mechanics vs Mindset MBSR - mindful based stress reduction Building your awareness muscle Doing nothing Mental and physical health benefits Making better choices for your overall health Guided eating Steps to becoming more aware Watching your children for lessons

    • 40 min

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