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Hosted by Dr. Kelly Starrett and Juliet Starrett

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Hosted by Dr. Kelly Starrett and Juliet Starrett

    S5EP1: Gabby Reece

    S5EP1: Gabby Reece

    We are so excited to kick off this season with Gabby Reece who is a legend on and off the court. Not only is she a Pro Beach Volleyball World Champion, but she is also a New York Times best selling author, model, actress, Nike’s first female spokeswoman, TV host, and leader in the world of health and wellness. Gabby is an avid proponent of empowering people to take responsibility for their own health and together with her husband, surfing legend, Laird Hamilton, she founded XPT – Extreme Performance Training. Gabby has become a role model to women worldwide in achieving peak fitness, good health, and overall well-being for themselves and their entire family.
    For more info on Gabby, check out XPT (https://www.xptlife.com/) or follow her on Instagram.
    People, Studies, and Junk Food mentioned in the episode:
    04:50 Gabby’s background in volleyball07:36 Gabby still has standing records at Florida State (https://seminoles.com/seminole-legend-gabrielle-reece-returns-to-tallahassee/)09:18 Gabby talks about what she would do differently if she could go back10:46 Getting people to care about mechanics and mobility before they are injured13:29 Red Vines (http://www.redvines.com/red-vines/red/original-red-twists-5-ounce-tray,-pack-of-12-detail) have protein so they are healthy, right?14:40 Is there a critical point at which we need to start training in order to be healthy in our 60s and beyond?18:05 Gabby talks about how her training has changed as she has aged22:18 Gabby’s current nutrition routine; why is carbo-loading still a thing??24:14 Paul Chek (https://chekinstitute.com/paul-chek/)25:17 The role of alcohol29:28 Sleep begets sleep31:27 chiliPAD (https://www.chilitechnology.com/trs)32:47 Don’t be precious33:48 XPT: Move, Breathe, and Recover36:41 Wim Hof, Rick Rubin (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rick_Rubin)38:00 XPT App (https://www.xptlife.com/xpt-exercise-app/)39:03 Carl Rogers (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Rogers)39:05 Game Changers (https://gamechangersmovie.com/)40:56 Ice and Heat; Rhonda Patrick; Challenging your comfort zone41:44 Gabby talks about key ways to use heat42:12 Gabby mentions some stats on sauna use and disease44:55 The importance of family/community/tribe46:22 The Harvard Study (https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2017/04/over-nearly-80-years-harvard-study-has-been-showing-how-to-live-a-healthy-and-happy-life/)50:25 Gabby’s Socials

    • 52 min
    S4EP1: Jason Khalipa

    S4EP1: Jason Khalipa

    We are kicking off this season with one of the best and most beloved CrossFit Games athletes of all time. Jason Khalipa has competed in the CrossFit Games on 8 separate occasions - as an individual for 7 consecutive years, and wrapping up an 8th year as a team competitor. Throughout his CrossFit Games career, Jason has only placed outside the Top 10 once, has won every Regional competition he has participated in, and he won the Spirit of the Games award in 2009. Not only has Jason held all podium positions at the world championships, but he was also named to Team USA 3 times. Jason opened his gym in 2008 after winning 1st place in his first CrossFit Games appearance and 11 years later has expanded to over 20 locations. Jason and his wife Ashley live in Los Gatos with their 2 children Kaden and Ava. Ava’s 2016 leukemia diagnosis has led them into a life of philanthropy with the intention of supporting other families faced with the same adversity.
    For more info on Jason, check out his website and podcast here (https://www.jasonkhalipa.com/), follow him on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/jasonkhalipa), and definitely learn more about the Khalipa’s non-profit, Ava’s Kitchen (https://avaskitchen.org).
    Books, People, and Organizations mentioned in the episode:As Many Reps As Possible, by Jason KhalipaNCFIT App (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/ncfit/id1271052673)3:30 Mike Burgener (https://www.instagram.com/mikeburgener), Josh Everett (https://www.instagram.com/joshuapeverett)4:44 Jason’s CrossFit origin story5:28 Austin Begiebing (https://www.crossfitmilpitas.com/meet-the-ownerdup)5:58 CrossFit Games (https://games.crossfit.com/sanctionals)7:00 OPT/James FitzGerald (https://www.instagram.com/jfitzopex)7:12 Every Second Counts (https://youtu.be/MqKwqc9_wBM)8:04 Rebuilding Jason Khalipa (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6JWVKNVdPE)9:19 Jason opens a CrossFit affiliate10:19 Rogue Fitness (https://www.roguefitness.com/)11:45 Jason expands into corporate wellness12:51 The art of pivoting14:10 LucasFilm (https://www.lucasfilm.com/)15:37 2009 CrossFit Games, The Run (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IF1hkrHl0Eo)16:28 Rogue Invitational (https://www.roguefitness.com/invitational#/about)19:25 As Many Reps As Possible, by Jason Khalipa20:20 Ava’s Diagnosis (https://www.jasonkhalipa.com/about#philanthropy1)21:26 NEGU (https://negu.org/)22:21 Kelly and Jason in Germany (https://www.ft-summit.de/)24:23 Ava’s Kitchen (https://avaskitchen.org/)33:01 Diane Fu (http://fubarbell.com/)35:20 NCFIT App (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ncfit/id1271052673?mt=8)35:38 NCFIT Collective (https://www.ncfitcollective.fit/welcome#about)36:28 Ava’s Kitchen (https://avaskitchen.org/), NEGU (https://negu.org/)

    • 39 min
    S3EP1: Mark Verstegen

    S3EP1: Mark Verstegen

    Mark Verstegen is the founder and president of EXOS and one of the world's foremost experts on human performance. Mark has coached some of the most elite athletes on the planet and has also worked extensively with the NFL, corporations, and the military. EXOS is built around four pillars of performance - mindset, nutrition, movement, and recovery - and Mark takes us through it all. He has trained a ton of kids and gives everyone from parents to coaches a lot of great takeaways. We were so excited to have Mark in-house to talk about his philosophy and experience training youth athletes.
    For more information on Mark and EXOS, check out the EXOS website (https://www.teamexos.com/), or follow them on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/TeamEXOS/), Twitter (https://twitter.com/teamexos), and Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/team_exos/).
    Books, people, and studies mentioned in the episode:Plyometric Exercises with the Medicine Ball (https://www.amazon.com/Plyometric-Exercises-Medicine-Ball-2nd/dp/0931255090), by Donald Chu (5:55)E.O. Wilson (https://eowilsonfoundation.org/e-o-wilson/) 16:37Anna Kournikova (http://www.wtatennis.com/players/player/110375/title/anna-kournikova) and Maria Sharapova (http://www.mariasharapova.com/filter/hentry) (17:30)Article (https://publichealth.gwu.edu/content/being-good-sport-ranks-top-%E2%80%9Cfun%E2%80%9D-factor-study-youth-sports) about Amanda Visek's "Fun Integration Theory" (24:00)Mindset, by Carol Dweck  (29:52)Nutrition for kids (30:35)Mark Benden (https://www.tamhsc.edu/experts/benden.html) (44:45)Every Day is Game Day, by Mark Verstegen and Pete WilliamsCore Performance, by Mark Verstegen and Pete Williams

    • 58 min
    S2EP1: Georges St-Pierre

    S2EP1: Georges St-Pierre

    To dive right into the subject of pain, we knew we had to talk to the one and only Georges St-Pierre, UFC's 2017 Middleweight Champion of the World, and formerly 2x Welterweight Champion of the World. You can't talk about UFC without considering the role that pain plays in both training and competing. GSP talks frankly about how he experiences and deals with pain, both physical and mental, at the highest level of competitive sport. Georges joined us via Skype from Montreal, CA.

    • 49 min
    S1EP1: Dr. Richard Lee

    S1EP1: Dr. Richard Lee

    Dr. Lee is a pioneer in using cutting-edge technology to provide preventative healthcare. In this conversation we cover the science of genetics, the current state of research, where it's helpful, where it's not helpful, what we all need to know, and what we all need to watch out for. Juliet and Kelly have both had their DNA analyzed and seen Dr. Lee as patients, so we are able to get into specific examples of what can be learned and acted on, and whether they found it useful.

    • 51 min
    S5EP2: Mark Sisson

    S5EP2: Mark Sisson

    Mark Sisson is the founder of the popular health blog, Mark’s Daily Apple, godfather to the Primal food and lifestyle movement, and the New York Times Bestselling author of The Keto Reset Diet. Mark is the author of numerous other books a...

    • 1 hr 4 min

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