Calm the Beast

Calm the Beast
The tools you need to help you bust through your fears, doubts, and anxiety so you can unleash your best self.

20: Dr. Belisa Vranich | Breathing for Better Performance, Life, & Sex
Dec 10 • 65 min
Dr Belisa Vranich, is a leading expert in mental health and fitness, and the author of Breathe: The Simple, Revolutionary 14-Day Program to Improve your Mental and Physical Health. She is a regular guest on Good Morning America, The Today Show, CNN, and…
19: Misty Diaz | Adaptive Athlete, Influencer, Role Model.
Dec 3 • 54 min
Misty Diaz has completed more than 200 obstacle and endurance races – but when she was born, doctors never thought she’d walk. Diaz has a severe form of spina bifida, a birth defect that kept her spine from developing properly. By her mid-20s, 28…
18: Bobby Castro | From Busboy to $300 Million
Nov 26 • 41 min
Bobby Castro’s story is the epitome of American dream. With only a 9th grade education he incredibly wound up building and selling his company worth $1 billion. Tune into this episode to hear how he made it all happen.
17: Mo Gawdat | Chief Business Officer, Google X / How to Engineer Your Happiness
Nov 19 • 68 min
Mo Gawdat is the former Chief Business Officer for Google [X], the division of Google responsible for moonshots like the self-driving car and worldwide WiFi delivered by balloons. After the unexpected death of his son, Ali, Mo went on a journey on how to…
16: Arianne Zucker | The Art of Keeping Your Dignity in a Crisis
Nov 12 • 68 min
Three-time Emmy-nominated Days of Our Lives star Arianne Zucker, who also happens to be the actress featured in the leaked Trump/Billy Bush video, joins Dan to talk about what a crisis can teach us about resilience and creating hope from chaos. Show notes…
15: Sarah Hiner | How the Healthcare System Doesn’t Want You Healthy
Nov 5 • 60 min
Dan interviews Sarah Hiner, a health and wellness expert and CEO of Bottom Line Inc., about how to navigate a healthcare system that doesn’t want you healthy. In this wide-ranging conversation, they dive into parenting tips, whether anger and rage lead to…
14: Ben Angel | Bestselling Author - Bio-hacker
Oct 29 • 59 min
Ben Angel is the bestselling author of the groundbreaking new book, “Unstoppable” how to hack your brain to success. In 2017 Ben became severely depressed, experienced crippling brain fog and fatigue, then went on a mission to biohack his way back to…
13: Dr Patti Johnson | Therapist & Anxiety Expert
Oct 22 • 66 min
Dr. Patti Johnson is marriage and family therapist who specializes in anxiety relief. She is also the creator of EmMa, the emotional manager for anxiety app. In this episode, tips and tools to manage anxiety, how to stay grounded in an increasingly…
12: Hunter McIntyre | 6x Obstacle Course Racing World Champion - Wildcard Crossfit Games Athlete - Sport’s Illustrated Top 50 Fittest Athletes
Oct 15 • 69 min
Hunter McIntyre is a 6x Obstacle Course Racing World Champion, a Crossfit Games Competitor, and one of Sport’s Illustrated Top 50 fittest Athletes. In this episode the journey from troubled, incarcerated teen to pro athlete, the difference between…
11: Zap and Ice | American Gladiators - Fitness Icons
Oct 8 • 63 min
Raye Hollit (ZAP) and Lori Fetrick (ICE) are former American Gladiators/Fitness Icons. In this candid episode Zap and Ice pull the curtain back and share their favorite/worst moments on the show, the brutality of being a female Gladiator, the joy of fame…
10: Anthony Trucks | Former NFL Player - Bestselling Author & Keynote Speaker
Oct 1 • 57 min
Anthony Trucks is a former NFL player, bestselling author, and keynote speaker. Anthony shares his traumatic experience growing up as a foster child, dealing with racial identity struggles, to triumphantly making it to the NFL. He then recounts the heart…
09: Mind Pump | Exposing the RAW TRUTH about Health, Fitness and Nutrition
Sep 24 • 64 min
Join the Mind Pump Podcast hosts, Sal Di Stefano, Adam Schafer and Justin Andrews as they share the best practices, tips and mistakes they’ve made as personal trainers, gym owners, and competitors over the last 20 years. They discuss which diet and…
08: Jen Widerstrom | NBC’s Biggest Loser Coach - Bestselling Author - American Gladiator
Sep 17 • 60 min
Jen Widerstrom is a trainer, bestselling author and TV star, known for her big-hearted training on NBC’s The Biggest Loser. In this episode Jen shares the secret sauce behind personal transformation and why some people succeed and others struggle. Jen has…
07: Jordan Harbinger | The Larry King of Podcasting - Communication & Social Dynamics Expert
Sep 10 • 65 min
Jordan Harbinger is a former Wall Street lawyer turned interview talk show host who deconstructs the playbooks of the most successful people on earth and shares their strategies, perspectives and practical insights with the rest of us. In this episode,…
06: Bill Wooditch | 100 Million Dollar Man - WSJ Bestselling Author - Speaker
Sep 4 • 47 min
Bill Wooditch is the 100 million dollar man who’s learned to use failure as his teacher. In this episode Bill shares his journey from punching holes in wood for $3.25 an hour after high school to owning a company that does $100 million dollars in sales…
05: Cayla Craft | Self Made Millionaire - Mother of 3 - Lifestyle Entrepreneur
Aug 27 • 47 min
Cayla Craft is a mom of 3, self-made millionaire and lifestyle entrepreneur who helps women pursue their passion of owning a business. She is a bestselling author, has appeared on FOX, NBC, and hosts a Top 100 Podcast “Mommy Millionaire.” In this episode…
04: Dr. Ish Major | Relationship Expert - Board Certified Psychiatrist
Aug 20 • 48 min
Dr. Ish Major / is relationship guru featured on WE tv’s Marriage Bootcamp who helps men and women navigate their way through the dating jungle. He’s also a board-certified psychiatrist and addiction expert that is a frequent guest on the Today Show. In…
03: Cheryl Brost | 8x CrossFit Games Athlete, Mother of 2, and Successful Entrepreneur
Aug 13 • 44 min
Today I sit down with Cheryl Brost, a 48-year-old, 2x CrossFit Games Champion, 10x CrossFit Games qualifier, mother of two who is also a successful entrepreneur, business owner, wife and coach. We dive into how she gets it all done. Cheryl also shares…
02: Matt Beals | Air Force Fighter Pilot and 4x Crossfit Games Athlete
Aug 6 • 44 min
Matt Beals is a former Air Force fighter pilot and the youngest fighter pilot in Desert Storm. He taught and trained fighter pilots for over 25 years and was also a solo stunt pilot for the famous Air Force Thunderbird demonstration team and performed at…
01: Nick Stern | The Power of Making the Mission First
Jul 30 • 38 min
Nick Stern is a serial entrepreneur, longevity expert, and co-founder of the popular superfood brand SUNWARRIOR. Nick shares the devastation from losing everything in the real estate crash in 2008 and how he turned his fortunes around. He also reveals the…
Welcome to Calm the Beast
Jul 15 • 13 min
In this episode you learn all about Dan “Nitro” Clark’s origin story from Japan to California to Vietnam where his older brother died in his arms when Dan was 10, which started a long decline into substance abuse before finding fame in Hollywood.