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Podcast #61: Justin Crow on Antifragility in Elite Sport

Podcast #61: Justin Crow on Antifragility in Elite Sport

Justin Crow is High Performance Manager at Essendon Football Club, where he leads the performance operations for his elite team competing year in and year out overseeing a multitude of staff and over forty athletes. Justin uses unique skillsets in AFL to minimize injuries and maximize performance. In this interview we discuss how Justin has applied “Antifragile” approaches to his […]

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Podcast #55: Dr. Jeremy Sheppard on Leadership Styles, Growth Mindsets, & Surfing Across Hemispheres

Podcast #55: Dr. Jeremy Sheppard on Leadership Styles, Growth Mindsets, & Surfing Across Hemispheres

Dr. Jeremy Sheppard is Director of Performance Services at the Canadian Sports Institute, based in British Columbia. After an epic journey through the Australian Institute of Sport system and directorship at Surfing Australia, Coach Sheppard has returned home to Canada in an administrative role. What leadership styles have proven effective across both hemispheres? How does […]

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Podcast #43: Tubers, The Wheat Question and Iron Hypotheses with Richard Nikoley

Podcast #43: Tubers, The Wheat Question and Iron Hypotheses with Richard Nikoley

If part one of our interview with FreeTheAnimal.com owner Richard Nikoley was a primer on resistant starch and the modern microbiome, part two here is where we get really controversial. This celiac actually discusses whether or not it’s a good idea to eat wheat! What can we learn about Islanders tuber consumption for gut health? How does microbiome in the air and supermarket impact […]

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Podcast #34: Paleo Diets, Exercise vs Nutrition, and the Rugby World Cup with Dr. Kevin Tipton

Podcast #34: Paleo Diets, Exercise vs Nutrition, and the Rugby World Cup with Dr. Kevin Tipton

The Well Traveled Wellness Podcast continues it’s chat with Stirling University professor Dr. Kevin Tipton. The loyal Kentucky Wildcats fan takes us through a number of cutting-edge and controversial topics. What nutrition advice does Dr. Tipton have for sports teams? Which truly is more impactful, diet or exercise? Who will win the Rugby World Cup? How many elite […]

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Podcast #33: Which Part of Africa We Each Have In Us and the Curious Case of Christophe Lemaitre

Podcast #33: Which Part of Africa We Each Have In Us and the Curious Case of Christophe Lemaitre

In the second half of our interview with author of the New York Times Bestseller The Sports Gene, David Epstein, WTW delivers probably it’s most controversial episode to date The former Sports Illustrated Senior Writer takes us through a number of exciting and to-the-point topics. How much genetic diversity is there among all the world’s caucasians? What do […]

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Podcast #32: Dr. Kevin Tipton on Protein for Training Camps, Why Science is Difficult, and Whether High Fat Low Carb May Need a Rethink

Podcast #32: Dr. Kevin Tipton on Protein for Training Camps, Why Science is Difficult, and Whether High Fat Low Carb May Need a Rethink

The Well Traveled Wellness Podcast brings in world-class protein researcher, Professor at Stirling University Dr. Kevin Tipton. The loyal Kentucky Wildcats fan takes us through a number of cutting-edge and controversial topics. What’s new in protein research? How can high-protein approaches impact whether or not we get a cold during a period of intense training? What’s difficult […]

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Episode #30: What CrossFit Gets Right, Linear Expectations, and Lifting on Vacations with Eric Helms

Episode #30: What CrossFit Gets Right, Linear Expectations, and Lifting on Vacations with Eric Helms

The Well Traveled Wellness Podcast continues our chat with powerlifting & bodybuilding researcher Eric Helms. The 3D Muscle Journey co-owner explains how linear improvement should be, how to track changes and variables, and why you should never take a vacation from having fun. What should you focus on if you can’t stand stats? Which changes are meaningful and […]

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Podcast #29: How to Hack Your Attitude and Habits for Performance with Armi Legge

Podcast #29: How to Hack Your Attitude and Habits for Performance with Armi Legge

New week, new citizen-scientist on the block…in a good way! After years competing as an elite Triathlete, Armi Legge is now on a mission to find evidence for how humans can truly manage their behavior and habits to look, feel, and perform great. This conversation takes us through the most common behavioral patterns we exhibit and […]

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Podcast #28: Uniqueness of the Female Athlete and Periodization Around the Menstrual Cycle with Lyle McDonald

Podcast #28: Uniqueness of the Female Athlete and Periodization Around the Menstrual Cycle with Lyle McDonald

The Well Traveled Wellness Podcast welcomes author and physiologist Lyle McDonald of BodyRecomposition.com to talk about training female athletes. Lyle has a book about to come out about some very important and cutting-edge research on female athletes and how females should train, eat, and manage themselves differently from men. Lyle has been quite a controversial character […]

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Podcast #27: Evolutionary Imperatives, Macros vs Foods, and Lessons from Schwarzenegger with Eric Helms

The Well Traveled Wellness Podcast continues our chat with powerlifting & bodybuilding researcher Eric Helms. The 3D Muscle Journey co-owner gives his thoughts on evolutionary imperatives, how lean we’re really meant to be, and what he’s learned from the classic bodybuilders. What are our brains telling us about how to eat and train? Which matters […]

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