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How do you become the best version of yourself? Gain clarity and then take action! The goal of this podcast is to help you gain clarity on what the best version of yourself looks like and is capable of, and then to provide you with the tools, tips, and inspiration on how to make that person a reality!

The Best You Podcast with Nick Carrier Nick Carrier: Lifestyle Entrepreneur and Fitness Trainer

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 197 Ratings

How do you become the best version of yourself? Gain clarity and then take action! The goal of this podcast is to help you gain clarity on what the best version of yourself looks like and is capable of, and then to provide you with the tools, tips, and inspiration on how to make that person a reality!

    Dr. Luis Velasquez - Having Resilience in the Face of Hardship

    Dr. Luis Velasquez - Having Resilience in the Face of Hardship

    My guest on this week's Best You Podcast episode is Dr. Luis Velasquez. Born and raised in Guatemala Central America; Luis is a brain tumor survivor and an avid endurance athlete.  He has completed over 100 marathons and ultramarathons, some at the 100-mile range and 9 Ironman Triathlons. He is currently writing a book “Ordinary Resilience” which is a blend of autobiography, research, and how-to guide for overcoming fear, finding strength, undergoing change, finding passion, and building relationships.

    He, his wife Rujeko, and their children Alexis and Nathan live and play in Redwood City.  When not coaching or spending time with his family, you can find him trail running or facilitating one of the most iconic classes at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, Interpersonal Dynamics also known as “Touchy-feely”.  He is also a contributor for HBR Ascent, Chief Learning Officer Magazine.

    Check out the episode to learn more about his story from growing up in Guatemala during a very violent time to becoming a university professor and doctor, how he responded to a brain tumor diagnosis, his 5 pillars of resilience, the lessons that his parents taught him in Guatemala that allowed him to be successful as a business man and so much more.
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    Luis’ 3 Keys to Getting Closer to His Best Self:
    1. Leg go of the fear of being wrong
    2. Redefine his risk limit
    3. Figure out ways to reach more people
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    Follow Luis on Social Media:
    Website: http://velascoaching.com
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/velasquezluis/
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    Want to try out the 10 Week Transformation - THE premiere results oriented fitness program?
    Go to: https://www.nickcarrier.com/10wt to learn more and get signed up!
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    Start Getting Your Eating Habits On Track So You No Longer Fear the Scale, But You Have Confidence In Your Body!
    https://www.nickcarrier.com/6rules
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    Follow Nick on Instagram: @carrier_bestyou

    • 48 min
    10WT Friday - How To Curb The Late Night Sweet Tooth

    10WT Friday - How To Curb The Late Night Sweet Tooth

    Welcome back to the Best You Podcast! In this episode, I talk about one of the biggest struggles that people have when trying to lose weight; late night snacking. I discuss 5 great strategies that you can use to keep yourself from snacking after dinner, so that you don’t fall behind on your fitness goals. Following these steps will help you take another step on your journey to better health, and ultimately on your journey to your Best You.
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    Want to try out the 10 Week Transformation - THE premiere results oriented fitness program?
    Go to: https://www.nickcarrier.com/10wt to learn more and get signed up!
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    Start Getting Your Eating Habits On Track So You No Longer Fear the Scale, But You Have Confidence In Your Body!
    https://www.nickcarrier.com/6rules

    • 9 min
    Mary Crafts - Operating Out of Love Instead of Fear

    Mary Crafts - Operating Out of Love Instead of Fear

    My guest on this week's Best You Podcast episode is Mary Crafts. In 2016, Mary handed the reins of her catering empire to her three children and has devoted herself full time to helping others build their dreams. Whether those dreams are centered on business, leadership, wellness, or something uniquely personal, Mary’s unbounded energy and engaging spirit lights the way for others to choose a new path forward a path empowered by courage and personal meaning and fueled by authentic vitality.

    Check out the episode to learn more about how she went from 284lbs to hiking Mt. Kilimanjaro, how to identify and confront your fears, how to operate out of love instead of fear, why busyness should not be worn with a badge of honor, how her second marriage is 100x better than her first, and so much more.
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    Mary’s 3 Keys to Getting Closer to Her Best Self:
    1. Stay consistent with her fitness routine so that she can experience more out of life
    2. Take more time for meditation
    3. Continue to invest in family everyday
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    Follow Mary on Social Media:
    Website: http://www.marycraftsinc.com/
    Instagram: @marycrafts
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marycrafts/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mary.crafts4
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    Want to try out the 10 Week Transformation - THE premiere results oriented fitness program?
    Go to: https://www.nickcarrier.com/10wt to learn more and get signed up!
    ____________________________
    Start Getting Your Eating Habits On Track So You No Longer Fear the Scale, But You Have Confidence In Your Body!
    https://www.nickcarrier.com/6rules
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    Follow Nick on Instagram: @carrier_bestyou

    • 50 min
    10WT Friday - How To Prevent Knee And Ankle Injuries

    10WT Friday - How To Prevent Knee And Ankle Injuries

    Welcome back to the Best You Podcast! In this episode, I talk about how you can prevent injuries to your knees and ankles. I discuss the specific muscles you should train to avoid injury and the different exercises you can be doing regularly to strengthen those muscles. Following these steps will help you take another step on your journey to better health, and ultimately on your journey to your Best You.
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    Want to try out the 10 Week Transformation - THE premiere results oriented fitness program?
    Go to: https://www.nickcarrier.com/10wt to learn more and get signed up!
    ____________________________
    Start Getting Your Eating Habits On Track So You No Longer Fear the Scale, But You Have Confidence In Your Body!
    https://www.nickcarrier.com/6rules

    • 12 min
    Candy Valentino - The First Steps To Building Wealth

    Candy Valentino - The First Steps To Building Wealth

    My guest on this week's Best You Podcast episode is Candy Valentino. Candy Valentino started her business at 19 years old with no degree, no corporate background, no money (and no internet). She successfully started, scaled, and successfully sold businesses in service, retail, e-commerce, and product manufacturing in addition to creating a vast real estate portfolio as a flipper and investor.

    At the age of 26, Candy founded a non-profit charity. Through her success in business, she bought and donated a building to the organization. Since then they have saved thousands of lives and Candy has been actively involved, personally raising millions for the charity.

    During her two and a half decades as an entrepreneur she has been named to Top Business Leaders 40 Under 40, Top 50 Women In Business, 10 People Making a Difference, Top 10 Business Consultants by Yahoo Finance, and was the youngest female to receive the Governor’s Award in Entrepreneurship in Pennsylvania. Candy was recently selected by Success Magazine as one of just 6 ‘Women of Influence’ and additionally listed to ‘Leaders Who Get Results’ with names like Will Smith, Gary Vee and Brene Brown.

    Check out the episode to learn more about the first step to building wealth, how much money you should keep in savings, the first type of retirement account you should max out, how to buy your first piece of real estate, why you should never spend your earned money, why you should think twice before spending money on things and experiences, and so much more.
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    Candy’s 3 Keys to Getting Closer to Her Best Self:
    1. Constantly set new goals
    2. Do the next chapter of her life with a little more ease
    3. Constantly look at how to give more back and serve more people
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    Follow Candy on Social Media:

    TikTok: @candyvalentino
    Instagram: @candyvalentino
    Book: https://wealthhabitsbook.com
    Website: https://foundersorganization.com
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    Want to try out the 10 Week Transformation - THE premiere results oriented fitness program?
    Go to: https://www.nickcarrier.com/10wt to learn more and get signed up!
    ____________________________
    Start Getting Your Eating Habits On Track So You No Longer Fear the Scale, But You Have Confidence In Your Body!
    https://www.nickcarrier.com/6rules
    ____________________________
    Follow Nick on Instagram: @carrier_bestyou

    • 47 min
    10WT Friday - How to Finish 2022 Strong Amidst the Holidays

    10WT Friday - How to Finish 2022 Strong Amidst the Holidays

    Welcome back to the Best You Podcast! In this episode, I talk about how you can keep up with your fitness goals amidst the many parties and gatherings of the holiday season. I discuss strategies for keeping yourself motivated so that you don’t end up delaying your fitness goals until the new year. Following these steps will help you take another step on your journey to better health, and ultimately on your journey to your Best You.
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    Want to try out the 10 Week Transformation - THE premiere results oriented fitness program?
    Go to: https://www.nickcarrier.com/10wt to learn more and get signed up!
    ____________________________
    Start Getting Your Eating Habits On Track So You No Longer Fear the Scale, But You Have Confidence In Your Body!
    https://www.nickcarrier.com/6rules

    • 9 min

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