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The Ethos Athletes Podcast is a show created for functional fitness members wanting to gain knowledge on fitness, health, and performance. Host Dr. Matthew Hernandez, from Ethos Integrative Medicine, brings in experts to delve into the questions he receives while working with CrossFit athletes.

Ethos Athletes Podcast Dr. Matthew Hernandez - Ethos Integrative Medicine

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The Ethos Athletes Podcast is a show created for functional fitness members wanting to gain knowledge on fitness, health, and performance. Host Dr. Matthew Hernandez, from Ethos Integrative Medicine, brings in experts to delve into the questions he receives while working with CrossFit athletes.

    Nutrient Absorption & Gut Health

    Nutrient Absorption & Gut Health

    This is episode 3 of our Gut Health Series.

    In this episode, Dr. Retz discusses what ins and outs of nutrient absorption and provides some helpful tips when it comes to having gallbladder issues. 

    Dr. Michelle Retz who is the faculty chair for Gastroenterology at SCNM and a physician at Ethos Integrative Medicine. 

    • 34 min
    Diving into Digestion with Dr. Michelle Retz

    Diving into Digestion with Dr. Michelle Retz

    This is Episode 2 of our Gut Health Series. 

    In this episode, Dr. Retz discusses what normal digestion looks like, what can go wrong, and how that can impact our health.

    Dr. Michelle Retz who is the faculty chair for Gastroenterology at SCNM and a physician at Ethos Integrative Medicine. 

    • 38 min
    Understanding the Basics of Gut Health with Dr. Michelle Retz

    Understanding the Basics of Gut Health with Dr. Michelle Retz

    More and more medical studies have been coming out discussing the importance of gut health and how it can drastically impact our body. 

    To help us dive further into this issue, I brought in Dr. Michelle Retz who is the faculty chair for Gastroenterology at SCNM and a physician at Ethos Integrative Medicine. 

    In this episode, Dr. Retz discusses what normal gut health looks like and gives a brief overview of its impact on the body. 

    • 24 min
    Is This The Best Test For Your Health?

    Is This The Best Test For Your Health?

    A while back I attended a medical conference and got to hear Dr. Peter Attia talk about the science behind human longevity. During his talk, he mentioned that the most important test you can do for your health is the Vo2 Max test. 

    That statement led me to interview Anna Sparks, owner of Sparks Systems where she specializes in performing the Vo2 Max test and extracting as much data as possible.

    In this episode, we discuss what the Vo2 Max test is in addition to what it tells you about your body. 

    • 32 min
    Aligning Your Training & Goals

    Aligning Your Training & Goals

    This is episode 6 of our Lifting Series.

    In this episode, August shares tips on how to make sure you are aligning your training with your goals to ensure that you get the results you want.

    August discusses how to protect yourself from losing motivation so that the training you do is sustainable and enjoyable.

    August Schmidt is owner of East Valley Strength & Conditioning, and Iron Athlete Clinics where he trains athletes to weightlift properly. 

    • 33 min
    Training for Strength with August Schmidt

    Training for Strength with August Schmidt

    This is episode 5 of our Lifting Series.

    In this episode, August shares tips on how to train for strength, the importance of variation in movements, and what exercises you can do to build your overall strength. 

    August Schmidt is the President of the Arizona Weightlifting Federation, owner of East Valley CrossFit, and Iron Athlete Clinics where he trains athletes to weightlift properly. 

    • 22 min

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