Health Interrupted

Health Interrupted

Welcome to the Health Interrupted Podcast. Life is full of interruptions. Sometimes a health issue can stop you in your tracks. The road to optimal health is a bumpy one – complete with children, partners, work, life. Even if you have the best intentions to take back your health, something inevitably gets in the way. You’ve decided, this is it! You’re getting your health plan back on track. You meal prepped, you downloaded your meditation app and you set your alarm an hour earlier to workout. The reality of it is, there’s no food in the fridge, you overslept and there’s no time to workout. Sound familiar? Every week, join Celebrity Fitness Trainer Gina Lombardi and Former Miss America Laura Kaeppeler, as they talk to real people who achieved wellness despite health setbacks big and small as well as experts who reveal their secrets to optimal health. If you’re struggling to get your health back on track or already have a solid health plan but are looking for tips and biohacks, this podcast is for you. Health Interrupted is a community where we support, encourage and inspire all of our listeners to live their healthiest life. We get down to the grit of the matter and share usable information in all areas of wellness - nutrition, fitness, workouts, mental and spiritual health and of course, products we love that add value to your life! Visit us at www.healthinterruptedpodcast.com

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July 27, 2022 53 min

Roger Smith was kicked out of high school multiple times, he was homeless, he was a drug addict, he was arrested as a kid multiple times, he stole, his best friend was shot next to him while pulling a robbery and yet this same man is an American Author and former CEO of American Income Life Insurance, National Income Life Insurance and Liberty National Life Insurance companies. His journey through life is one that truly embodies th...

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Eden Dranger is a Los Angeles based comedian and writer. She wrote this bio and thinks its a bit weird that she’s referring to herself in third person, but she figures she can say flattering things about herself this way without sounding pretentious. She started her career acting when she was 13 and ended up in culinary school after college. She decided she liked eating food more than preparing it for people so she’s shared her cre...

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Gina Lombardi is a celebrated personal trainer, media personality, inspirational speaker, author, TV show host and podcaster. With over 60,000 hours of one-on-one, personal coaching, including many high-profile celebrities and entertainment executives, and nearly 30 years of media coverage, Gina is one of the most sought-after wellness experts around the globe. She is known for her integrity, heart and unique ability to present the...

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Laura Kaeppeler is a former Miss America and nationally known performer, inspirational speaker, proud Midwesterner and tireless advocate for at-risk youth.

In 2012, Laura became the 86th woman to be named Miss America and the second from the state of Wisconsin. In this role, Laura proudly traveled the nation as the Goodwill Ambassador for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, and worked with The United States Military and the USO.

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June 16, 2022 58 min

Travis was raised in Nashville, Tennessee, Kelly was raised in Fairfax, Virginia, and our family currently resides in Kensington, Maryland. College sweethearts who met in Abilene, Texas, our life together has taken us to Dallas, Raleigh, Fairfax, D.C., Nashville, and the Maryland suburbs of D.C.

We have been married over twenty years and have three children – Bennett (age 14), Jackson (age 11), and Reagan (age 9). Bennett has quadr...

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It was in 1996 that the police burst into Bruce's home while he was sleeping and arrested and handcuffed him—all while his 10-year-old son was watching wide-eyed in terror.

Now, 25 years later, there are so many emotions tied to this fateful day. He still remembers the surprise, the fear, the anxiety, and the rage at being hauled off to jail for a crime he did not commit. He's thankfully now at peace with the tragedy of bei...

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Tanya Newbould is an expert in resilience from being adopted in the U.K., growing up with an alcoholic parent, surviving Postpartum Depression to go on to co-produce the award winning “When the Bough Breaks-a documentary about Postpartum Depression”.  Cumulatively, Tanya’s life experience of trauma to success has created her passion to help others and let you know “you are not alone”.

A working actor at the time, Tanya was 30 when ...

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Jennifer Davidson, RN, IBCLC, is a pediatric nurse and lactation consultant at the progressive pediatric practice of Dr. Jay Gordon MD in Santa Monica, CA. After years of working with mothers and babies Jennifer recognized a consistent need to provide her clients with essential tools to enable them to trust their bodies, trust their babies, and trust themselves, especially during the early days of new motherhood.

 

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It's safe to say that Bill Rasmussen changed the face of sports and the face of television. His brainstorm for a 24-hour cable sports television station, born out of adversity, has become the WORLDWIDE leader in sports. Originally called the Entertainment and Sports Programming Network. He founded ESPN in the summer of 1978, and had his innovative brainstorm for an all-sports cable TV network within days of being fired by the N...

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In the middle of his residency training, pediatrician Jay Gordon took an unusual step. Deciding that he needed greater knowledge about nutrition, vitamins, and alternative medicine in order to practice medicine the way he wanted to, Dr. Gordon took a Senior Fellowship in Pediatric Nutrition at Sloan-Kettering Institute in New York City. After his residency at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, Dr. Gordon joined the teaching attend...

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Kris Verburgh is a medical doctor specialized in aging and longevity. He is a researcher at the University of Brussels and faculty member at Singularity University Benelux where he teaches about the future of medicine and longevity. He is a partner at a $100 million investment fund that invests in new technologies to address aging. He wrote his first science book when he was 16 years old, and by age 28 he had written four science b...

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   A new American independent crime thriller is set to explode on VOD beginning with filmmaker Patrick Lazzara's debut feature BURN, set for release across North America beginning April 1st on major platforms including iTunes, VUDU Amazon and more. Bare bones and brutal, BURN is an emotionally intense feature film about a hit man who finds out his younger brother killed the mob boss's trophy wife. He has two days to fin...

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Deena is the Director of Goodman Physical Therapy, Inc in West Los Angeles. She is a licensed Physical Therapist with over 30 years of experience specializing in mind-body integration exercises, orthopedics, urology, gynecology, and sexual health. Goodman is one of the first physical therapists to become a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Women’s Health and was recognized in 2009 by the American Board of Physical Therapy Spec...

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Dr. Harjani is the director of the Medical Focus Program at Providence High School. He has 35 years’ experience as an instructor for health care careers and life-sciences. He teaches Introduction to Health Care, Genetics & Biotechnology, Ethics in Health Care, AP Biology, and Anatomy-Physiology, and is the moderator for the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), Los Angeles Brain Bee, and Providence Pioneers AIDS Walk Los An...

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Patrick had a big awakening when he went from a lifelong athlete (a former competitive tennis player) to almost entirely sedentary when he started his desk job. Patrick Samy was building consumer products for Microsoft when he noticed that his 10-hours-a-day desk job was taking a toll. While he could monitor his health with various wearables, he struggled to analyze the metrics and implement them in a meaningful way — and he knew h...
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Tana Amen, RN is a New York Times bestselling-author, health and fitness expert, Vice-President of Amen Clinics—the world’s leader in brain health, mentor, motivational speaker, and former neurosurgical ICU trauma nurse. By providing science-based guidance along with her authentic, no-holds-barred approach, Tana has won the hearts of millions with her simple, yet effective, strategies to help people win the fight for a strong mind,...

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At age 38, Amberly Lago’s life was turned upside down. Hit by a SUV while riding her motorcycle, 34 surgeries to save her leg from amputation an diagnosed with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome dubbed “the suicide disease,” she knows about how to strengthen resilience because she has lived it. She is a leading expert in the transformation and health and wellness and has been a certified personal trainer, NSCA-CPT and health coach for ...

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As a serial entrepreneur, brain tumor survivor, and the youngest winner of NYU Stern’s business plan competition, Chris Mirabile is known for beating the odds. Early success (and failure) shaped his business principles but also taught him the value of living well. Determined to crack the code to longevity, Chris became a self-proclaimed “citizen scientist,” experimenting with supplements, diet, and exercise - research that led hi...

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Paul Cardall: Living With A Stranger’s Heart It’s a miracle the GMA Dove Award winning artist Paul Cardall is alive. His story is a testament to the human spirit, one full of determination and humility. 

After being born with a profound disability, Paul underwent critical surgeries, just hours after his birth. Throughout childhood and early adulthood, he lived with just ONE WORKING VENTRICAL, so basically half of his heart. This ma...

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Welcome to Health Interrupted hosted by Celebrity Fitness Trainer, Gina Lombardi and Former Miss America, Laura Kaeppeler.  Today we have a special episode for you! To celebrate our 50th episode, we compiled each guest's call to action from season 1 and season 2. 

We are excited about this episode as a way to remind ourselves to take action every day to improve our health, even if it’s the simplest thing. Each of our guests gav...

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