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elimination diets & self testing: what, why, and how :)
Jul 21 • 63 min
this was recorded LIVE at a recent seminar. extremely valuable information! we talk all about WHAT an elimination diet is, why you might want to consider it, and how to do it, INCLUDING how to do self-testing protocols. all the resources and PDF’s are…
learn how to do an elimination diet and self-testing :)
Jul 16 • 8 min
have you heard of an elimination diet? elimination diets are the best way to customize your own way of eating to look, feel, and perform your best. join our newsletter https://superhumantransformation.com join our community…
make it an amazing week! 12 July 2020
Jul 12 • 18 min
a quick review of last week: new podcast with Kyle Douglass, military guy! Starting POINT Handgun Class Flexible Animal-Based Omnivore meeting and this week’s #PROTIPS! join our newsletter and join our community!
make it your best week ever! 05 July 2020
Jul 5 • 11 min
check out our main site at superhumantransformation.com and our community site at community.superhumantransformation.com
Flexible Animal-Based Omnivore
Jun 29 • 7 min
Flexible Animal-Based Omnivore. July is Flexible Animal-Based Omnivore month! all month we’ll be experimenting with a progression that moves us towards temporarily being 100% animal-based. check out our short video above for details :) why would we want…
you don’t have to get it all in, all the time!
Jun 18 • 10 min
in this episode, we discuss how it’s all about balance over time. it’s NOT about getting it all in, every single day! join our newsletter at https://superhumantransformation.com join our community at https://community.superhumantransformation.com
Kim Selvage
Jun 8 • 33 min
interview with Kim Selvage. in this episode, we talk with SHT Veteran Kim Selvage. hiking. prepping for AT. grounding. and more. newsletter https://superhumantransformation.com community https://community.superhumantransformation.com
why is chicken considered healthier?
Jun 6 • 6 min
in this episode we discuss why chicken is always recommended, and why we don’t believe it to be the best choice. subscribe to our podcast on Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play join our newsletter at…
join our new community!
Jun 5 • 8 min
join our new community! a place of education, experience, and support! visit https://community.superhumantransformation.com
skin protection seminar on sunscreens, lip balms, and repellents
Jun 4 • 5 min
in an ideal world, we wouldn’t be putting anything on our skin! but sometimes we need protection! ⁣if and when we do need protection, we want to make sure we choose the safest product possible⁣, with safest ingredients and the least toxins and products…
why sleep is important
May 20 • 10 min
why sleep is important. every physiological, biological, and psychological function depends on it! subscribe to our newsletter at https://superhumantransformation.com join our community at https://community.superhumantransformation.com
developing a sleep routine
May 14 • 8 min
developing a sleep routine. in this short post ane episode we talk about: reminder / alarm for bed. dinner and dessert. blue light blocking glasses. something calming and relaxing. supplements if applicable. resources and links are at…
how to choose a chef knife
May 11 • 15 min
how to choose a chef knife. the only 2 knives you absolutely need. typical choice is between German or Japanese, and which ones we recommend. how to choose a knife. where to go to get a knife. about cutting boards. food prep tips bonus. resources are…
is oatmeal healthy?
May 8 • 12 min
when we eat real food, we are focused on: maximizing nutrients. minimizing toxins. enhancing metabolic flexibility. in this episode we discuss: “heart healthy.” nutrients in oats. anti-nutrients and toxins in oats. metabolic efficiency of oats. our…
we are moving! our new community home :)
May 5 • 7 min
it’s similar to Facebook but 1M times better because: this is why we are moving OUT of Facebook and into this new platform. we’ve been using this new platform for a few weeks now and LOVE it. join us at https://community.superhumantransformation.com
join us for our weekly LIFE AS IS challenge :)
May 3 • 8 min
having an intention to experience LIFE AS IS can help us live a better, healthier life, and be more present with everything that life has to offer. being present. eating 100% fresh real food. minimal stimulants. minimal distractions. minimal numbing out.…
how to use mindfulness and “practice” in difficult situations
Apr 30 • 16 min
the goal of practice is NOT to be immune. it’s not to be happy all the time. the goal is to see it happening. ⁣ temporarily we are completely present.⁣ temporarily we’ve interrupted the thinking.⁣ we have the ability to come back to the present.⁣ we have…
metabolic health, insulin resistance, and what to do
Apr 29 • 9 min
metabolic health, insulin resistance, and what to do. what is metabolic health? what is insulin resistance? what can we do right now? visit https://superhumantransformation.com/metabolic-health-insulin-resistance-and-what-to-do join our community at…
what is metabolic efficiency?
Apr 24 • 5 min
what is metabolic efficiency? what is metabolic efficiency? where do we get energy from? what is the purpose of stored bodyfat? how do we create metabolic efficiency? structuring your macros. visit https://community.superhumantransformation.com
nutritional sufficiency
Apr 18 • 6 min
nutritional sufficiency. what are nutrients? roles of macro-nutrients in the body. what nutrients do we need? where should we get our nutrients from? ancestral wisdom around food. the human digestive system and what we are designed to eat. vital foods vs…
minimizing toxins for nutritional vitality
Apr 16 • 8 min
minimizing toxins. what are toxins and what do they do to us? main sources of toxins. our foods to avoid. list of ingredients for reading labels. choosing foods made with the right ingredients. https://superhumantransformation.com/minimizing-toxins/
nutritional vitality
Apr 15 • 7 min
nutritional vitality. what is nutritional vitality? what is metabolic health? what contributes to insulin resistance? how do we improve metabolic health? https://community.superhumantransformation.com/
SHT Vitality
Apr 8 • 9 min
the things to focus on… we’d say you gotta start with these 3 foundations: 1) real food, with a focus on metabolic health. 2) prioritizing and optimizing sleep. 3) quiet time and mindfulness practice. visit…
tips for the week including solitude, mindfulness, and health :)
Apr 5 • 12 min
tips for the week. in this post, video, and episode: solitary walk. meditation, mindfulness, and “practice.” noticing irritations. the desire to have everything perfect. mindfulness tip of the week. prioritizing health. and more!…
washing hands
Apr 2 • 9 min
in this post about washing hands: why. when. what to use. how to do it. custom lyrics :) resources at https://superhumantransformation.com/washing-hands/
introducing our simplicity & elegance 30-day challenge :)
Apr 1 • 6 min
we’re so excited to start this challenge up! it was a hit last year! 1. get rid of some excess stuff for 30 days. 2. keep one area of the home clean. 3. watch Minimalism the documentary. visit…
developing a health routine
Mar 28 • 33 min
had a great discussion with Colby Phillips of The CrossFit Combine! embracing uncertainty. using a routine to create certainty in uncertainty. small things add up. thinking about the kind of person you want to be. what things to consider building routines…
stress
Mar 22 • 23 min
stress. stress affects us physiologically, but sometimes it’s hard to notice. it’s helpful to understand what stress does to our bodies, how to recognize the symptoms of stress, and how to work with it once we notice it. what it is. how it impacts us…
health is best defense, eating & training, mushrooms, dried foods, potatoes, and juicing!
Mar 20 • 18 min
health is best defense, eating & training, mushrooms, dried foods, potatoes, and juicing! https://superhumantransformation.com/facebook-live-06mar2020/
join us for some virtual connection
Mar 19 • 7 min
for details visit https://superhumantransformation.com/virtual-connection/
stick to your routine :)
Mar 17 • 13 min
stick to your routine. keep to the things that make you healthy and happy. eat real food. prioritize sleep. practice presence. get sweaty most days. subscribe to our podcast on Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play
mastering real food for life
Mar 15 • 24 min
this is everything we feel like people need to understand experience, to master real food for life. - having alternatives to everything you think you have to give up. - becoming a real foodie. - experimenting with low-carb. - always going without…
masterclass reflections
Mar 15 • 14 min
this is honed! this is tried and true! this is based on 10 years of: - ancestral wisdom - science - experience - feedback in summary: - this is the culmination and cumulation of 10 years of ancestral wisdom, science, experience, and feedback. - this is 8…
using deadlines and zero hours to optimize health
Mar 15 • 8 min
using deadlines and zero hours to optimize health. this has been a game-changer for a very long time! it wasn’t until recently that I realized how big an impact it had. there are 4 main areas to use deadlines and zero hours: sleep caffeine alcohol eating…
developing a honed intuition with food (full)
Mar 6 • 6 min
we develop a honed intuition with food by always going without something, paying attention to how we feel, and reintroducing with awareness. what is a honed intuition? what does it mean to go without? how to develop a honed intuition. visit…
basic self-testing protocols
Mar 2 • 8 min
in this post and episode we discuss our main 3 basic self-testing protocols: general awareness and what to look for. intuitive testing and how to do it. pulse testing and how to do it. post https://paulctijerina.com/basic-self-testing/
elimination diets
Feb 29 • 7 min
what is an elimination diet? the foods worth testing. how long to do an elimination diet. who should consider an elimination diet. how to do an elimination diet. visit https://paulctijerina.com/elimination-diets/
about our beloved safe starches
Feb 27 • 12 min
what makes our safe starches “safe?” minimal fructose, there’s a difference between starch and sugar. cooked in traditional fats
vs toxic fats. relatively clean and pure
minimal toxins or anti-nutrients. visit https://paulctijerina.com/safe-starches/
LIFE AS IS :)
Feb 24 • 9 min
having an intention to experience LIFE AS IS can help us live a better, healthier life, and be more present with everything that life has to offer. having an intention to experience LIFE AS IS means trying to do better than we are now. being present.…
56 | experimenting with fasting
Feb 20 • 13 min
knowing that you don’t have to eat is a beautiful thing. in fact, not eating is actually extremely healthy. in this post we discuss all things fasting. this is a great introduction to fasting. what is fasting? what are some of the myths around fasting?…
55 | why you might want to try low-carb, and how to do it :)
Feb 18 • 22 min
in this post we discuss why you might want to try low-carb, and how to do it our way. metabolic syndrome and how insulin resistance is behind it. insulin resistance and what contributes to it. what insulin does in the body. how macro-nutrients affect…
54 | the important roles of macro-nutrients inside the body
Feb 13 • 15 min
the important roles of macro-nutrients inside the body. in this post we are sharing the importance of eating real food, and what all the macro-nutrients do inside the body: roles of traditional fats. roles of meats and proteins. roles of plant matter.…
53 | what are we really trying to do with real food?
Feb 11 • 10 min
in this post, our goal is to give you a quick review of what we are trying to do with real food, so that you can always come back to it: what are we really trying to do with real food? our focus with real food - nutrients and self-sufficiency. the 2…
52 | a short primer on healthful fats :)
Feb 9 • 7 min
in this episode: which fats are healthiest. which fats to cook with. which fats NOT to cook with. and more. there’s a downloadable PDF if you go to https://paulctijerina.com/a-primer-on-healthy-fats/
51 | think of yourself as a real foodie
Jan 31 • 19 min
in this episode: vitalism vs reductionism. eating for nutrients, nutrient synergy, balance, and vitality. how to assess real food. moderation guidelines. and more. visit https://paulctijerina.com/think-of-yourself-as-a-real-foodie/
50 | what supplements should you take?
Jan 28 • 12 min
recently we did a Facebook Live and talked about initial supplementation recommendations. in this episode: real food has to be a priority. nutritional sufficiency from supplements takes consistency and time. best supplements for healing and recovery. best…
49 | our world famous Yolkerole recipe :)
Jan 27 • 9 min
in this post and episode, we discuss how to make our world-famous Yolkerolle recipe. it’s foundational, and it’s BRUTALLY SIMPLE! the Yolkerole is extremely nutrient-dense and easy-to-make which means it should be a staple in homes trying to make real…
48 | using “if then” statements to make better decisions :)
Jan 22 • 12 min
this process is solid! the importance of creating intentions. using tomorrow for today. using what’s wrong to focus on what’s right. creating “if then” statements example statements. resources at https://paulctijerina.com/if-then-statements/
47 | brainstorming your vision statements
Jan 19 • 23 min
in this episode we cover: conscious mind vs non-conscious mind. the principle of least effort. focusing on what you want vs what you don’t want. wording intentions in present tense. using what’s wrong to focus on what’s right. having a healthy…
46 | colds, flu, fasting, and more | Q & A from Facebook Live
Jan 17 • 38 min
colds, flu, fasting, and more we had a great Facebook Live discussion inside of our Facebook group SuperHumans United. we cover things such as: are vegetables with deep color better? what are some other safe starches we can try? what about colds and…
45 | setting yourself up for success
Jan 15 • 13 min
as we embark on our own, personal, holistic health journies, we have to set ourselves up for success! purge the home of all the foods to avoid and things that don’t serve you. swap out healthier options for things like fats, and things you feel like you…
44 | success story with Keagan Parvaz
Jan 15 • 12 min
success story with Keagan Parvaz from 15, poor focus, feeling rundown, and being overweight, to 18, stellar student, and feeling and performing amazing!
43 | the healthiest drinks to order at Starbucks
Jan 3 • 14 min
what are the best drinks to order at Starbucks? we’d recommend just getting coffee and if you add anything, just heavy cream. black coffee. black coffee with heavy cream. flat white made with heavy cream. latte made with heavy cream. cappuccino made with…
42 | setting intentions
Dec 30, 2019 • 37 min
there are many ways to create positive statements, intentions, and affirmations. we feel this is a summary of the best of the best! - using what’s wrong to focus on what’s right :) - having a healthy relationship with goals. - determining the kind of…
41 | choosing health, limited decisions, and freedom
Dec 20, 2019 • 13 min
when committed to a healthier path, our lives get so much easier because we reduce the number of choices we have - which is a wonderful thing! having too many choices available is stressful, complicated, and overwhelming. we want to make health habits,…
40 | identifying why we train and eat real food :)
Dec 8, 2019 • 33 min
identifying why we train and eat real food. Colby and I had a great discussion! this time about identifying your why around training. typically, you’ll fall into one of these 3 categories. and when you focus on 1, the others tend to suffer: * training…
39 | 4 steps to creating the life you want :)
Dec 1, 2019 • 23 min
this is a solid, simple, 4-step process for creating the life that you want, which ultimately leads to happiness. in summary, whether on your solitary walk or just going throughout your day, we recommend this process. in this episode we discuss: -…
38 | Navigating the Holidays
Nov 24, 2019 • 15 min
we want to look, feel, and perform our best, always! at the same time, we want to enjoy ourselves while making this work in a modern lifestyle! the holidays can be challenging to stay on track. what we want is conscious participation in the…
37 | finding purpose and happiness
Nov 17, 2019 • 15 min
we get the question a lot - how do I find my purpose? my passion? what I’m supposed to do? in this episode, we talk about our humble thoughts on the process!
36 | max capacity, injuries, and real food
Nov 14, 2019 • 17 min
welcome back to another episode of Health & Performance Conversations with Paul C. Tijerina and Colby Phillips of The CrossFit Combine. in this episode: * what is max capacity? * what contributes to or takes away from max capacity? * how does…
35 | what are you made of? you really are what you eat :)
Nov 5, 2019 • 15 min
what is food? what is food doing to us? what do we even eat food for? food builds our bodies. we want to eat foods that nourish the body, and we want to eat in a way that trains the body how to use fat for fuel. in this episode we discuss all this :)
34 | perception and acceptance
Oct 28, 2019 • 17 min
if you ever find yourself upset, angry, frustrated or wishing things were different - you’re resisting the present moment, and you’re resisting what is. you’re suffering needlessly. we discuss this and more :)
33 | understanding what’s happening and why we meditate :)
Oct 16, 2019 • 18 min
this is an episode taken from our program 29 Days of Mindfulness and we think it’s solid! here we talk about: - feeling amazing being our default. - why we are not happy most of the time. - our habituation to thinking. - expectations. - what we need to do…
32 | success stories with the Prince family
Oct 11, 2019 • 60 min
we adore the Prince family! what great representatives of what real food, sleep, meditation, and CrossFit can do! all of them come from the medical community with different perspectives. all experienced tremendous transformations! both from their own…
31 | the importance of always going without something
Oct 3, 2019 • 20 min
the importance of always going without something. we always want to be tinkering, we always want to be experimenting, and we always want to be going without something. this is the best way to customize our personal way of eating. in this post and episode,…
30 | the potential problems with plants
Sep 26, 2019 • 46 min
within our definition of real food, we want to figure out what we do best on. the majority of the problems we have within the realm of real food, including allergies and sensitivities, come from plants. this isn’t knocking plants - we love and adore…
29 | success stories with Dan and Vanessa Patterson
Sep 19, 2019 • 38 min
this was such a fun and amazing interview with 2 amazing members of the SHT community. in this episode we talk about what things were like before finding health thru the SHT, what their experience was like going through our SHT Real Foodie Masterclass,…
28 | Strategic Carnivore chat
Aug 27, 2019 • 23 min
Ashley and I get down and chat about all things Strategic Carnivore BEFORE our progression kicks off!
27 | CrossFit Games 2019 recap
Aug 21, 2019 • 28 min
CrossFit Games 2019 recap we had such an amazing experience at the CrossFit Games 2019! we kept it real, and we felt amazing! - food prep - supplement prep - sun exposure - Strategic Fasting - meditation & mindfulness - keeping it real on the road -…
26 | Strategic Supplementation
Aug 9, 2019 • 36 min
supplementation can be beneficial within the context of eating 100% fresh real food according to the SHT way. we just want to make sure we are strategic with our supplementation :) in this episode: * what is Strategic Supplementation? * popular supplement…
25 | Strategic Fasting
Jul 27, 2019 • 33 min
knowing that you don’t have to eat is a beautiful thing. in fact, not eating is actually extremely healthy. this is a post and podcast with resources as well as the option to download a more detailed seminar with handouts.
24 | the importance of all our foundations
Jul 19, 2019 • 10 min
if we want to look, feel, and perform our best we must address ALL of our foundations for health. most people focus on fitness and nutrition only, placing a larger emphasis on fitness than anything else. our entire being requires all of it! you cannot…
23 | hydration
Jul 13, 2019 • 20 min
hydration. hydration is important, and there are many ideas and myths out there. in this episode we discuss: popular myths roles of water signs of dehydration mineralizing water hydration guidelines resources are in in the rest of this post. subscribe to…
22 | how to discuss CrossFit and nutrition with other humans
Jul 5, 2019 • 18 min
for those of us who do CrossFit and eat real food according to the SHT, we inevitably get into conversations about what we do. as soon as we talk about CrossFit, walls go up! people start talking about injuries, not wanting to look a certain way and other…
#21: meat snacks :)
Jun 28, 2019 • 19 min
beef jerky and dried meats are some of the best snacks available. most of us that are real foodies probably don’t’ find it necessary to snack much, if at all. but even if we don’t snack, most of us would all benefit from having some optimal choices…
#20: client conversation around sun, sleep, meditation practical benefits and how to eat clean while traveling
Jun 21, 2019 • 18 min
I had an amazing session with a client. we wanted to catch our key points on video and audio! here we talk about: * the benefits of consistent time outdoors and how it improved sleep. * the practical use of meditation in everyday life, especially where…
#19: conflict and honest communication
Jun 16, 2019 • 14 min
Sonia and I had a situation that forced us to sit and talk. practical application of meditation, mindfulness, and conscious communication.
#18: bone stock FAQ - broth, stock, and collagen
Jun 5, 2019 • 31 min
what’s the difference between broth, stock, and collagen? what are the benefits? how much of them should we be taking? should we take all of them? get the answers here!!!
#17: meditation & mindfulness
May 29, 2019 • 32 min
everyone knows that most of us would benefit from learning to meditation and learning to incorporate mindfulness into our daily lives. yet most people don’t know WHY and don’t know how. check out our post with supporting PDF and resources at…
#16: health, passion, and self talk
May 22, 2019 • 15 min
we captured some great information based on a conversation with an SHT and CrossFit Combine member. all about finding your passion, focusing on health first, and watching your self talk.
#15: consistency with fitness
May 5, 2019 • 15 min
this is a great conversation between myself and Colby Phillips about being consistent versus getting too caught up in anything else. Colby Phillips is my best friend and the owner of the place I love to workout - The CrossFit Combine.
#14: why we love cured meats
Apr 29, 2019 • 21 min
we love cured meats! especially traditionally prepared cured meats. we are NOT talking about deli chicken breast or turkey breast or roast beef. we ARE talking about cured and fermented traditional meats such as pepperoni, salami, prosciutto and others.
#13: interview with Ben Pitts of the Nutritional Therapy Association
Apr 20, 2019 • 44 min
Ben Smith, media producer and videographer from the Nutritional Therapy Association, came down and interviewed me for some course curriculum. we had such amazing and genuine conversations, we wanted to try to capture some of it on audio. in this…
#12: alternatives to dairy
Apr 12, 2019 • 13 min
we love full-fat dairy. it is concentrated nutrient density at its best. it’s full of fat-soluble nutrients, healthy fats, and other bio-available nutrients. it is healthful and ancestral. we also believe in going without dairy for some time, just like…
#11: circadian rhythms and sleep
Apr 4, 2019 • 37 min
this is a great primer on circadian rhythms and what you can do NOW to improve your sleep.
#10: success stories with Gene the Machine
Mar 21, 2019 • 32 min
Gene “the Machine” Hunt went from having all kinds of health problems and injuries to finding CrossFit and the SHT and completely turned his life and health around. listen to this inspiring story from a 65 year old inspiration.
#9: how to know if you’re doing ok with real food
Mar 7, 2019 • 22 min
in this post and podcast we discuss what transitional changes to expect as you embark on your real food journey and make changes to your diet. we also discuss the short-term and long-term beneficial changes to look for. we also discuss how to know if…
#8: coming back after falling off with real food
Feb 19, 2019 • 43 min
in this post, we’ll give you our best advice for getting back on track after falling off, whether it was one event or an extended period of time. whether it’s too much “approved” stuff made with the right ingredients, too many carbs in the evening, or…
#7: implementing real food
Feb 1, 2019 • 28 min
in this episode, we discuss how to implement real food including topics such as: ✔︎ balance and how to incorporate nutrient balance over the long-term. ✔︎ structuring daily eating for maximum energy, fat loss, and digestive strength. ✔︎ nurturing our…
#6: our definition of real food
Jan 18, 2019 • 44 min
in this episode, we discuss our definition of real food including how we determine our guidelines, the human digestive system, the role of cooking in our evolution, and so much more. visit our podcast blog post for more resources at…
#5: foods to avoid mini episode
Jan 6, 2019 • 17 min
in this episode, we further discuss our foods to avoid, briefly touching on ancestral wisdom, modern science, and our experiential knowledge. be sure to visit our full post at https://paulctijerina.com/foods-to-avoid-mini-episode/ for all the details :)
#4: foods to avoid
Dec 31, 2018 • 37 min
foods to avoid in this episode, we discuss our foods to avoid… scroll down for notes and links :) our focus when eating real food: give the body nutrients that it needs for structure, form, and function. nurture our concept…
#3: about our wisdom and how we determine our guidelines
Dec 11, 2018 • 41 min
about our wisdom and how we determine our guidelines we are seeking what’s optimal. not just what seems to work in the short term. there are plenty of ways of doing things that will get temporary results because they are better than…
#2: values of the SHT
Dec 5, 2018 • 35 min
in this episode, we talk about our all important values. some of our community values: we seek FREEDOM everywhere we can get it. from Conventional Wisdom’s view, and popular methodologies view, of what we need to do to be…
#1: Bios, Mission, and What Makes the SHT Different
Dec 1, 2018 • 37 min
Our very first episode where we cover a brief history and biography of the hosts, and how the SHT came to be! we’ll also cover our mission and what makes us different. After being misled by conventional wisdom himself, Paul completely turned his…