What if it were possible to train your brain like you train your muscles at the gym? There are numerous biohacking tips and tricks to improve brain health that are simply overlooked. On this episode of What The Fat, I sit down and discuss neurological health with Dr. Andrew Hill. Dr. Hill is a neuroscientist, entrepreneur, and biohacking advocate. He holds a PhD. in Cognitive Neuroscience from UCLA, and is b...
In this episode of What The Fat, I sit down with Christina Curp, better known as Castaway Kitchen. At 29 years old and 2 years postpartum, Cristina hit rock bottom with her health. On top of an inflammatory skin condition she had lived with for years, Hidradenitis Suppurativa, she began to experience many mystery symptoms and inflammation, Cristina took to the kitchen to find wellness.
Using her culinary prowe...
1:25 Growing Up Fast & Wanting To Be Faster
3:58 Jame’s Experience Going To College
5:16 Journey To The Olympics
7:23 Being The Underdog
9:05 Experience (Or Lack Thereof) With Sponsorships
12:03 The Accident That Changed Everything
19:05 Rehab & Getting Back To Training
20:09 Squatting Accident
22:17 Dedication To Remaining A Natural Athlete
23:45 Building Up To The First Race Back
1:32 Gerard’s Rough Start
4:19 Drug Addition & The Moment That Changed His Life
6:15 Partying, Re-hab, And Getting Help
8:50 Discovering Plant Medicine
10:15 First Psychedelic Vision
12:18 Unlocking Repressed Memories
13:55 Rythmia Coming To Fruition
16:15 Responding To Critics
18:58 The Miracle Ticker
19:52 Injuries From Plant Medicine
21:20 Ryan’s Experience Passing Out
22:05 Age Restrictions On Aya...
This is the time of year that people tend to slow down, but I believe in ramping it up. It is these last few days before the end of a decade that will separate those who will succeed and those who will fail. That being said, success without fulfillment is the ultimate failure. While I believe you should always give to those around you, no matter the time of year, this giving season does act as a healthy reminder to s...
As we near closer to the holiday season, I’d like to talk to tell you a story about regret, self-reflection, and the power of giving. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday because it is filled with family, friends, and gratitude. In fact, this whole time of year is special because it brings out the best in people. Whether you’ve had a terrible year or the best year of your life, you’ve had a year; there are people who di...
On today’s episode of What The Fat, Todd White, the founder of Dry Farm Wines, breaks down the secrets of Napa Valley, how to pick out a good bottle of wine, and his top biohacking tips. We dive deep into the topic of winemaking, how safe the FDA- approved wine additives really are, and why you should never have to spend more than $25 on a good bottle of wine. You don’t have to suffer through sobriety for the sake of y...
In this week’s episode of What The Fat, I interview Robert Sikes, founder of Keto Savage. Robert is a natural, pro ketogenic bodybuilder, creator of The Keto Brick, and author of Keto-Adapted Performance Manual. Join us as we discuss all things keto and muscle building. We dive deep into topics such as disordered eating in the bodybuilding space and how a ketogenic diet can help improve body composition and performance...
Dr. Will Cole is a leading functional-medicine expert who consults people around the world via webcam and locally in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He specializes in clinically investigating underlying factors of chronic disease and customizing health programs for thyroid issues, autoimmune conditions, hormonal dysfunctions, digestive disorders, and brain problems.
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Inflammation is at the core o...
Today I have on an amazing guest that the carnivore community will love! Amanda Radke is a fifth generation rancher from Mitchell, S.D., who has dedicated her career to serving as a voice for the nation’s beef producers. She recently received attention from the media when her article response to Ellen DeGeneres’ post “Be neat. Eat less meat.” went viral with more than 10,000 shares on Facebook. Amanda explains that tod...
In this episode of What the Fat I dive into the success story of Carson King, a college student who unexpectedly turned a Venmo request for free beer at a football game into a million-dollar charity initiative. This good deed put him in the spotlight, and with that brought criticism that threatened his credibility. In this podcast, I discuss the importance of context and maturity in relation to social media and expand t...
In this episode of What the Fat, dietician Ali Miller and I talk about empowering yourself through diet, making thoughtful choices, and finding purpose in each food you eat. We touch on how certain foods are crucial to mental agility, physical health, and emotional awareness, and how to better combat stress, low energy, imbalanced sleep, and inflammation. The relationship between dieting, women’s health, and lectin levels is discus...
In this episode of What the Fat, I chat with “Keto Coach Lauren” Lauren Berryhill. As a true keto hero, she tells her story about how her struggles with body image and weight to life stages in school, motherhood, and marriage have informed her triumph in the keto space. She speaks in-depth about her diet and how it has effected her life, specifically in relation to female reproductive health. She preaches an individual...
In this episode of What the Fat, I talk with Vanessa Spina, or better known as “Ketogenic Girl”. We discuss how she got her start with Keto and the challenges that she faced. She discusses the importance of having the right mindset and focus when starting your Keto journey and also talks about the resources she has that can help.
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Vanessa being very knowledgeable in the Keto space and share...
In today’s episode of What the Fat I discuss the future of not only the ketogenic diet but of global education. If you’ve ever traveled to a different country, you probably understand the significance of language barriers. I recently traveled to the Dominican Republic and was unable to soak in so much of the valuable knowledge because I do not speak Spanish. In a world with an ever-expanding knowledge of health, how can we reach mo...
In this episode of What the Fat, I sit down with Chef Michael and discuss his experience on MasterChef. We discuss his culinary beginnings and how he started his Keto journey. He talks about how Keto changed his life and how it changed the way he made food. With no formal culinary background Chef Michael has made a name for himself not only in the Keto community, but in the world.
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In this episode of What the Fat, I talk about how I made a $5,000 dollar bet with my brother in the hopes that I lose. On my recent trip to California I spent time with my brother and during that time I made him a offer he couldn’t refuse. Even though I monetarily bet against myself, my brothers triumph is actually my biggest gain!
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I learn that sometimes you have to go to great lengths and make big o...
In this episode of What the Fat, I talk about my time in Las Vegas and racing exotic Supercars. I take my time on the track and look at how I can apply each thing I learned from racing and put it towards my everyday life. It’s analogies like the ones I came across in racing that really push you forward in everyday situations. I give my top 5 takeaways from this experience and look at how each can help progress you forward.
In this episode of What the Fat, I talk about the upcoming documentary Game Changer. In it, actor Arnold Schwarzenegger talks about not necessarily needing meat in order to be a pro-athlete and how a plant based diet can be just as beneficial. I challenge the concept of a plant based diet being healthier and better for the environment. I take a look at more than just the surface level arguments and dig deep in order to...
In this episode of What the Fat, I talk with fellow University of Tampa alumni and good friend Dr. Jordan Joy. We dive into past studies that we did at our time at UT, as well as after. Jordan gives insight on the results he has seen throughout his studies as well as his professional career. He shares his knowledge on Keto and how he got started. He goes over all the positive results he has seen while adhering to the d...