The Ancestral Elements Podcast looks at human nutrition, health, and the body through elements of nature. I'm your host Travis Krick, I have a passion for exploring what it means to lead a lifestyle that connects us back into the basic elements of nature. The past decade, I've been a bodyworker and taught advanced bodyworking and massage classes to massage therapists. I Went on to receive a B.S. degree in nutrition, from CWU, and its lead me to help thousands of people reconnect to not only themselves, but with the natural world around them. Ancestral Elements- Ancestral Health for a Modern World.
Protein: A Macronutrient For Recovery Ep.31
Episode 31 of the Ancestral Elements Podcast looks at the essential macronutrient of protein. Learn what your body uses protein for, how much you need, and the type you need to stay in balance and healthy.
Show Notes: https://ancestralelements.com/show-notes-episode-31/
Environmental Hormesis: Setting Yourself up For Nutrition Ep. 30
Episode 30 of the Ancestral Elements Podcast connects two concepts together, environmental hormesis and nutritional genomics. This prepares your body to receive adequate nutrition. Learn how these two concepts integrate your nutrition and genes with the environment and other species genes.
Show Notes: https://ancestralelements.com/show-notes-episode-30/
The Skeleton: More Than A Structure Ep. 29
Episode 29 of the Ancestral Elements Podcast covers the skeleton. Learn how the skeleton is way more than just the system that provides structure to your body. It is an endocrine organ, and provides your immunity.
Episode Show Notes: https://ancestralelements.com/show-notes-episode-29/
Sports Nutrition: Fascia The System You Didn't Know You Had Ep.28
Episode 28 of the Ancestral Elements Podcast discusses the fascial system. This system of the body must be contended with at every level of movement. discover new insights and myth busting truths about what this system really is and what it does.
Show Notes: https://ancestralelements.com/show-notes-episode-28/
Supplements: The Good The Bad and The FDA Ep. 27
Episode 27 of the Ancestral Elements Podcast takes a look at the supplement industry. Is there a difference in supplements? Do you need to take them?
What does the FDA have to do with it?
Show Notes: https://ancestralelements.com/show-notes-episode-27/
Food Cravings: When it's good to indulge Ep.26
Episode 26 of the Ancestral Elements Podcast covers topics on craving and indulgence surrounding food and nutrition. Learn why food cravings arise and when its ok to indulge those cravings. Yes it is ok (sometimes).
Show notes: https://ancestralelements.com/show-notes-episode-26/
A wealth of information on how to live a healthy, well balanced lifestyle in line with the natural elements. So inspiring! I highly recommend for anyone wanting to get back in touch with nature, balance their body, and live in full body health. I have learned to much that I’ve been able to apply to my daily life! Thanks Travis!
Helps you to love being in nature even more!
These podcasts are easy to listen to and are full of interesting info. to help us keep our bodies healthy naturally. In the wood episode he talks about trees that give off healthy essential oils that we breathe in while hiking or walking through the forest. Great motivation to get outdoors! Thanks!
Travis, thank you for sharing your wisdom in a way that’s really easy to understand. This was a real pleasure to listen to and opened up conversations with the people around me. I would be really interested to see a forum or place for listeners to submit questions! I came up with about 3 per episode that I would love to hear you share your thoughts on!