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The Model Health Show is a fun, entertaining, and enlightening look at health and fitness. No subject is off limits here! World-renown author and nutritionist Shawn Stevenson breaks down complex health issues and makes them easy to understand and overcome. Whether it's weight loss, chronic fatigue, heart disease, diet, exercise, sex, hormones, sleep problems, or countless other health topics, the insights you get here will help you transform your health and live your best life ever.

The Model Health Show Shawn Stevenson

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.8 • 6.7K Ratings

The Model Health Show is a fun, entertaining, and enlightening look at health and fitness. No subject is off limits here! World-renown author and nutritionist Shawn Stevenson breaks down complex health issues and makes them easy to understand and overcome. Whether it's weight loss, chronic fatigue, heart disease, diet, exercise, sex, hormones, sleep problems, or countless other health topics, the insights you get here will help you transform your health and live your best life ever.

    Do These 5 Things to Reverse Your Age! - With JJ Virgin

    Do These 5 Things to Reverse Your Age! - With JJ Virgin

    Our society perpetuates the idea that as you age, you’re destined to get weaker and slower. But what if you could actually build your strongest body ever at an advanced age? Today’s guest has the knowledge and personal experience – and she’s going to show you how! 
    On this episode of The Model Health Show, Fitness icon JJ Virgin is back. JJ is a triple-board certified nutrition expert, NY Times Bestselling Author, and Fitness Hall of Famer. Today she’s sharing her top five secrets to aging well. 
    JJ Virgin has an incredible knowledge base in this area, but also lived experience. She’s sharing her story of getting stronger and fitter in her 60s, and the exact strategies that helped her achieve her healthiest and strongest body yet. No matter how old you are, this episode is full of actionable tools and strategies you can use to build a strong, fit, and functional body. Enjoy! 
    In this episode you’ll discover:
    Why we need to change the paradigm around aging.  The importance of maintaining strength and power as we age. How to do a jump test.  The power of challenging your body with new tasks. Which exercise translates most into the real world.  How walking with a load can improve your health.  The #1 question you should ask yourself to determine how much to lift. Why functional multi-joint compound exercises are the most powerful.  How often to train your major muscle groups.  The connection between bone density and muscle tone.  How to utilize the concept of exercise snacks.  The importance of mindset when it comes to aging.  Why you should eat protein first.  How anabolic resistance works. The biggest way to influence your basal metabolic rate. How many steps per day you should aim for.  Items mentioned in this episode include: 
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    • 1 hr 2 min
    How Other People Impact Your Biochemistry and Health

    How Other People Impact Your Biochemistry and Health

    Statistics about our population’s health outcomes can sometimes feel overwhelming and disheartening. So many folks around the world are plagued by chronic diseases, obesity, and are caught in the marketing trap of ultra-processed foods that are destroying their health. Unfortunately, we can’t control what other people do – but what we do have influence over is our own health and our families’ lifestyle. 
    On this episode of The Model Health Show, you’re going to hear my interview with Jim Kwik on the Kwik Brain Podcast. We discussed important principles from The Eat Smarter Family Cookbook, like the important connection between culture and eating habits, the science behind shared family meals, and so much more. 
    You’re going to learn real world tips for taking an active role in impacting your family’s culture. This episode contains tips and strategies you can implement today, including how to get your children excited about family dinners, how to discourage screentime at the dinner table, and tips for helping your family develop a culture of health and wellness that will be your legacy for years to come. Enjoy!
    In this episode you’ll discover:
    How our environment shapes our habits and behaviors. Why cravings are cultural.  The health benefits of a shared family meal.  How the dinner table can act as a unifier.  Why being with your loved ones is good for your nervous system.  The importance of creating a healthy microculture in our chronically diseased world. What the tube taurus is.  How to tap into your family members’ unique motivations.  What percentage of physician visits are for stress-related illnesses.  Why scheduling family meals can be so impactful.  Strategies for building more connection at the dinner table. The power of practicing gratitude.  What culture is.  The percentage of American families that eat together on a regular basis.  How enjoyment of food factors into our cultural norms.  The importance of omega 3s, and how to incorporate them into your diet. Items mentioned in this episode include: 
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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Strengthen Your Mental & Emotional Fitness Through the Power of Creativity - With IN-Q

    Strengthen Your Mental & Emotional Fitness Through the Power of Creativity - With IN-Q

    Our emotional health is an important piece of our overall health. If you’re not able to address your emotions, it can affect the way you interact with others, diminish your mental health, and even manifest physically. On this episode, you’re going to learn about how to tap into your creativity, improve your emotional fitness, and bring more value to your relationships. 
    Today’s guest is an award-winning poet, multi-platinum songwriter, and speaker: IN=Q. He’s back on The Model Health Show to share inspiring ideas and poetry from his new album, The Never Ending Now. We’re going to discuss topics like the process of moving through sadness or grief, how to find your personal range of happiness, the healing power of creativity, and so much more.
    We’re having important conversations on the transformative power of vulnerability, tactics for processing emotions, and how to find the magic in everyday experiences. I know something in this episode will resonate with you; so click play and enjoy the show! 
    In this episode you’ll discover:
    How making sadness part of our identity keeps us stuck.  Why suffering is easier than braving the unknown.  What it means to find the magic in every moment.  How IN-Q uses poetry to process emotions.  The way emotions can become stored in the body.  Ideas for moving energy out of your body and mind.  Why creativity can be healing.  The power of vulnerability.  What the range of happiness is.  How our culture trains us to keep chasing achievements.  What it means to practice happiness.  Why IN-Q hesitated to release his poetry album.  How sharing our embarrassing or difficult experiences can help others.  Items mentioned in this episode include: 
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    • 1 hr 15 min
    Boost Fat Loss, Improve Mental Health, & Extend Your Lifespan With Thermogenesis

    Boost Fat Loss, Improve Mental Health, & Extend Your Lifespan With Thermogenesis

    Did you know that something as simple as a change in temperature can drastically improve your health? Today you’re going to learn how to harness the power of thermogenesis in order to burn fat, promote longevity, build resilience to stress, and so much more. 
    On this episode of The Model Health Show, we’re diving into the science of utilizing cold exposure therapy to uplevel your health. You’re going to hear the latest data on how cold exposure impacts your biology, can reduce inflammation, and support immune function. This episode also contains insights from one of the leading experts on the topic of cold and heat therapy, Dr. Susanna Søberg.
    You’re also going to learn specific details on how to incorporate this practice into your lifestyle. I’m sharing tips, practical advice, the ideal temperature range to reap the benefits of cold exposure, and the minimum effective dose. If you’ve ever been curious about how to implement the power of thermogenesis, just click play! 
    In this episode you’ll discover:
    The importance of having healthy and abundant mitochondria. How brown adipose tissue functions, and its role in metabolism. The connection between cold exposure and the activation of brown fat. Why cold exposure can increase insulin sensitivity. What adiponectin is.  The connection between drinking coffee and brown adipose tissue levels. How cold exposure can make you more resilient to stress.  Why hormetic stress is so good for our bodies.  The link between cold therapy and inflammation levels. What temperature range is the most effective for metabolic changes. How many minutes per week you should utilize cold exposure.  One of the most overlooked benefits of cold exposure therapy.  Why cold temperatures can support the function of the immune system.   When to avoid cold exposure.  Items mentioned in this episode include: 
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    • 43 min
    Eat Like This To Boost Your Energy, Prevent Disease, & Live Longer! - With Dr. Casey Means

    Eat Like This To Boost Your Energy, Prevent Disease, & Live Longer! - With Dr. Casey Means

    Have you ever considered what actually creates energy in your body? We often chalk our daily energy up to how we slept the night before, but there are so many more components that allow us to feel good and reach optimal health. On today’s show, you’re going to learn about how factors like your relationship to the sun, your time outdoors, and the health of your microbiome can impact your energy levels. 
    Dr. Casey Means is back on this episode of The Model Health Show to share more powerful insights from her new book, Good Energy. She’s here to unpack some of the major causative agents of our chronic illness epidemics and simple, practical solutions we can all implement for better metabolic health, mitochondrial function, and energy levels.
    You’re going to learn about the link between circadian rhythm and whole-body health, how to eat in a way that supports your cellular health, and how metabolic dysfunction underlies every health crisis our citizens are facing today. This interview is full of empowering stories, cutting-edge science, and tangible lessons you can use to optimally power your body. So click play and enjoy this interview with the brilliant Dr. Casey Means! 
    In this episode you’ll discover:
    Why humankind is experiencing an energy crisis. What percentage of American adults are metabolically healthy.  The importance of respecting your circadian rhythm.  How to heal your relationship with light and the sun.  Three specific ways to retrain your clock genes.  How much time the average American spends outdoors.  The surprising science behind spending time outdoors and BMI.  Why we must recognize our place in nature to find true health. The connection between food, structure, and function. Why consistency in your eating patterns matters.  How your cellular activity influences your overall health.  Why freezing food is beneficial from a nutrient standpoint.  The critical role of the microbiome. What it means to match your cellular needs with oral inputs. Five things to incorporate in every meal.  What you can learn from your cravings.  The power of eating whole, unprocessed food.  How to find awe in our food.  What insulin resistance really is.  How to eat for good energy.  Items mentioned in this episode include: 
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    • 1 hr 28 min
    Unlock Your Peak Performance Mindset!

    Unlock Your Peak Performance Mindset!

    Your thoughts are an incredible predictor of the outcomes you’re able to produce in your life. So if you want to change your life or improve your skills in any area, the best place to start is by transforming your mindset. Today, you’re going to learn exactly how to fine tune your mindset in order to create results. 
    On this compilation episode of The Model Health Show, you’re going to hear from three incredible thought leaders on how to create a powerful, unstoppable mindset that will allow you to reach your goals. You’re going to hear from the great minds of Greg Harden, Tim Grover, and Eric Thomas. 
    No matter what goal you want to achieve, the insights in this episode will help you realize your potential and your ability to create change. If you’re ready to unlock your peak performance mindset, all you have to do is hit play. Enjoy! 
    In this episode you’ll discover:
    Why being humble can help you reach your goals. How to take responsibility for your mindset.  Why growing through obstacles in your life is crucial.  The importance of always giving 100%.  A crucial distinction between reacting and deciding how to respond. What it means to be relentless.  How paying attention to details can help you perfect your skills. Why there are no secrets to success. How to harness the power of your mind to become better.  The importance of understanding your unique skills and goals. Why your mind is limitless.  Where happiness actually comes from.  The power of tapping into your instincts.  How taking care of yourself can improve every aspect of your life.  Three steps for becoming phenomenal.  How to tap into your natural skills and talents.  Why your mind is the most powerful tool.  Items mentioned in this episode include: 
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    • 1 hr 5 min

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