UX3 Restoration Radio was born of a 35 year plus, single-minded crusade to restore John's own body, mind and spirit using every expert and technology available. Nutritionists, physiologists, olympians, professional athletes, celebrities, anti-aging doctors, cardiologists, top business people, personal development experts and the list goes on. John has tirelessly interviewed thousands of the brightest thinkers in all these areas and now he is doing this on UX3 Restoration Radio so you can listen in.
Welcome to restoring your own life! Most of us are born with healthy bodies, minds and spirits. Poor choices, environment and tragedy can throw us off track. You can now take control of your body, mind and spirit and have them work in unison, like they were designed to do. You can perform far beyond what you’d expect, without burning out, getting sick or living in constant turmoil and stress. It used to take a lifetime to dramatically change your body, mind and spirt this way. Technology, science and modeling the success of others has changed the game. Follow along as John Rowley and guests provide you with everything you need to upgrade your body, mind, spirit and life!
Interview With Dave Asprey
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Interview With Jennifer Nicole Lee
UX3 Restoration Radio talks to Jennifer Nicole Lee about the power that exercise and nutrition plays in our life and what to do about it.
Interview With Mike Ryan
UX3 Restoration Radio is proud to have on celebrity trainer Mike Ryan. Mikes rise to the top in the fitness industry was not without obstacles. He has over come challenge after challenge and this gave him a view point that allows him to whip top celebrities like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson into shape for upcoming movie rolls. Listen in...
Interview with JJ Virgin
UX3 Restoration Radio talks to JJ Virgin today about overcoming a devastating obstacle in her life, the power that exercise and nutrition plays in our life and what to do about it.
Interview with Tom Terwilliger
UX3 Restoration Radio drills down with Tom Terwilliger on how he went from outlaw biker to Mr Universe to host of a top TV show for 17 years and is not a top personal development and fitness coach.
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John Rowley: Hi, this is John Rowley, welcome to UX3 Restoration Radio. Today I’ve got a great guest, old friend, we’ve known each other for a long time, we’ve reconnected in recent years through social media. He’s been kind enough to meet me here, we’re in the gym at the 4 seasons, which I think is appropriate for this interview. His name is Tom Terwilliger. How are you?
Tom Terwilliger: I’m good, I’m going to call you Johnny Boy, because is that what they used to call you in the neighborhood?
John Rowley: I’m Johnny Boy, I’m about.
Tom Terwilliger: Good to be here man, I appreciate it.
John Rowley: I appreciate it. Give them the low down on you, times on the gym, blah blah blah, give them your bachelor.
Tom Terwilliger: Geez man, I go … Certainly in terms of the fitness business, I go back many years. I opened my first athletic club in New York in Long Island back in 1987, after winning the National Bodybuilding championships, the Mr America title, which I strived for for countless years. Took me 3 to win it, 3rd place, 2nd place, and ultimately, let me tell you something, you talk about restoration and tenacity, not to blow my own horn in that respect, but it was a lesson, it was such a powerful lesson. Coming back that 3rd year, because the 3rd year was certainly the most challenging for me in terms of winning that national championship, I ran into the greatest emotional, psychological obstacles, much more than I did the first or second year or so, because it was about validation. It was just like “I’ve got a shot to really be this champion, not just compete for this championship, but actually be it, you know?” All this negative resistance came up. “You’re not that guy, you’re not a champion, you can’t be Mr America.” I started wrestling with all that, man. After winning the National Championships, the natural progression was, like a lot of athletes do in this field, open your own gym, right? I had no clue what I was doing, I had no clue.
John Rowley: That’s a blessing, you wouldn’t have tried.
Tom Terwilliger: If I had known what I was getting into, I never would have done it. It’s like “Hey, raise some money, open a gym.” Literally, we really struggled for the first year or 2, then finally figured it out, because I was willing to be flexible in many respects, willing to learn, not just pretend “I can still do this,” until we go under. There were some things to be learned, right? My partner was also a fairly good business person, so he helped along the way in that respect. We opened up a second one, and moved here to Denver, Colorado, and opened up a few personal training studios with my wife, Dawn, who’s my business partner today. Along the way too, some really fun experiences happened. Again, a lot of that stems from that love of bodybuilding, love of the sport was … I’m doing a television show called Muscle Sport USA, did Muscle Sports USA on Fox Sports for about 16 years or so.
John Rowley: Great show too.
Tom Terwilliger: Oh yeah, it was fun, man. It was during that heyday of the bodybuilding and just the inception of the fitness and the figure competitions and stuff, we were right at the beginning of that. It was fun, man. Today, my wife and I, we’ve gotten out of the bricks and mortar gym business, we’ve gotten into the digital world, we’ve got some successful books out there, and a bestselling book called the 7 Rules of Achievement, that sort of opened the door into the coaching,
Interview with Clark Bartram
UX3 Restoration Radio is proud to have Clark Bartram on. Clark is a top fitness professional, best selling author and an all around good guy. Listen in while we discuss the role forgiveness plays in your life.
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John Rowley: Hi, this is John Rowley. Welcome to UX3 Restoration Radio. I’m here with a very good friend of mine. He’s been a mentor of mine for years, we’ve been friends for a long time. My buddy, Clark Bartram. How you been doing, man?
Clark Bartram: I’m amazing, and he’s on an incline. I’m really not that short. It’s the hill, just so you know.
John Rowley: There’s no hill. The whole theory, the whole [inaudible 00:00:30] concept behind this podcast, behind this radio show is restoration. Taking your life … Some people take their lives and everybody talks about transformation, I want restoration because most of us were born healthy. Most of us were born mentally sound and then over a period of time through challenges or whatever else, maybe gain weight, maybe have mental challenges, spiritual challenges, things like that. Have you ever had anything like that in your life, where you’ve had to overcome something in order to get to where you are today?
Clark Bartram: Absolutely. I think it’s a great title for what you’re doing and it’s a great subject because we all need restoration. We’re guys, right? Let’s look at a car. Matter of fact, we were driving to the gym and I saw that nice Chevelle up on the thing and the first thing I did was I looked at it and I thought, “How great would that car look restored?” That’s what people do. They go into the restoration business and they bring cars like that back and they take so much pride and joy in them. Let’s think about life for a minute. We put all that emphasis in something that really does nothing. It’s a car. It’s an inanimate piece of metal. It might look good, it might mean something to us, but we overlook our life oftentimes and we don’t restore the thing that really matters.
It’s my opinion that if we take a real hard look at ourself, we all can find something that needs restoration. Yes, I’ve had certain things and I work on myself daily, on every single area of my life. It could be spiritual, it could be mental, it could be physical, it could be in my relationship, and those are all areas that we need restoration in. I applaud you for what you’re doing and I think it’s really great. I really want to encourage everyone watching to take a real hard look at your life because I think as guys we get so much pride and we get so much arrogance built up, we’re like, “I’ve got it all figured out,” when the truth is you don’t. You don’t have anything figured out, I’m going to tell you right now, you don’t. That’s just the truth.
John Rowley: What have you had to overcome?
Clark Bartram: Everyone … What do you want to talk about?
John Rowley: I know you had military experience, business experience, did you have something devastating in your life that you really had to work on overcoming?
Clark Bartram: Let’s talk about forgiveness. I think that’s one of the biggest things that people have. You mentioned business. The first thing I thought was a good friend of mine stole a lot of money from me. I won’t say how much, but it was a lot. He did it to myself and another friend of ours, so collectively this guy got a whole lot of money. Matter of fact, he’s in prison now because of it, but I had to learn on restoring my thoughts toward this person because what could happen instantly? Someone steals from you, you want to kill them, you want to do all of these things that are not conducive to a pro...