In this episode, Marissa Vicario, health and nutrition coach, blogger, and creator of MWAH, Marissa’s Well-Being and Health, recounts her journey into health and how she reinvented her palate. She provides insight on how people can change their relationship to food. Marissa explains why she became a health coach and chose The Institute for Integrative Nutrition to study at. She offers a story of transformation of one of her clients and the three pillars of her coaching philosophy. Marissa reflects on her favorite ways to stay active and how she practices self-care on a daily basis. She explains what holistically hot means, a phrase she coined. She shares wise words from her inspiring grandmother and lastly, details on Marissa’s upcoming events and projects.
In this episode, Lindsay Cotter, creator of Cotter Crunch, gluten-free chef, nutritional specialist, fitness professional, wife to a professional triathlete, and blogger, reveals her journey into gluten-free cooking and how she has created a balanced life. She describes her relationship with athletics/running and the benefits of strength training for endurance athletes. Lindsay gives the inside scoop on what it is like to be married to a professional triathlete. She discusses the story behind her gluten-free diet and how this has affected her health. Lindsay explains what inspired her to create her signature healthy bites and other Cotter Creations. She provides insight on balancing her many roles through being present on a daily basis and making time to unplug through cooking. Lastly, she reflects on the connections she has made through social media and how her blog has helped make a difference in people’s lives.
In this episode Matt Frazier, creator of No Meat Athlete, runner, author, and coach, shares his background in running from his first marathon to qualifying for the Boston Marathon seven years later with a time that was over 100 minutes faster than his first. Matt discuses how he initially became vegetarian, the impact of a plant-based diet on his running, and his later transition to veganism. He reveals the breakthrough experience in the success of his No Meat Athlete blog. Matt discusses his inspirations from his must-reads to vegan athletes that he looks up to. Lastly, Matt gives the inside scoop on whats next in his training and for the No Meat Athlete community in the upcoming year.
In this episode Keeley and Erika, cofounders and coowners, share how Wild Friends Nut Butter was started one rainy night in their college room. They reveal their favorite Wild Friends Nut Butter flavor, including details on their new sunflower butter line. Erika and Keeley describe the biggest challenges they have faced in starting to their own company to the most memorable moments, including their appearance on the show Shark Tank. They discuss inspiring companies, people they would like to meet, one another in three words, and what is ahead for Wild Friends in 2014.
In this episode we discuss Dr. Nick Campos, chiropractic physician, spiritual teacher, and author’s early interest in the mind-body-spirit connection from the teachers that inspired him to his first chiropractic adjustment at the age of seven. Dr. Campos explains the role of dharma in his life and work in starting the West Hollywood Healing Arts Center. He shares a window into how he maintains wellness– from his daily mediation practice to the benefits of juicing. Lastly, Dr. Campos discusses his upcoming book.
John Lewis, creator of Bad Ass Vegan, fitness trainer, and health enthusiast explores his relationship with veganism from how he discovered veganism to a recent vegan cruise he traveled on. John discusses the development of Bad Ass Vegan, with his creation of the Bad Ass Power Cookie. John reveals some of his biggest personal challenges and the wisdom he has gleamed through them. Lastly, John shares his inspirations and the power of his community.