My Evolved Life w/ Vu Nguyen

My Evolved Life w/ Vu Nguyen

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You’re listening to My Evolved Life, a podcast that simplifies health and fitness, and helps you maximize your life. My name is Vu Nguyen and I’m the creator of the Evolution Training System. We’re so lucky to be living in the information age, meani


#23 - Max Hall | Exercise is for Mental AND Physical Health
Oct 22 • 45 min
On this episode of My Evolved Life, I have a chat with Max Hall, a Strength and Condition Coach of 5 years. We talk about how exercise is about more than just physical health. We also talk about how personal trainers can better serve their clients.
#22 - Christine Bezzant | Be Kind to Yourself
Jul 21 • 49 min
On this episode of My Evolved Life, I talk to Christine Bezzant, a mother of 6. We talked about how she managed to prioritize her exercise, while being a very busy mom. We also discussed how her goals and mindsets around exercise changed as she…
#21 - Laura Davies | Small Changes Yield Big Results
May 8 • 54 min
On this episode of My Evolved Life, I welcome back Laura Davies, Life Coach and Nutritionist. We talked about how to create meaningful habits, routines, and mindsets to get us out of this pandemic in a good place.
#20 - Cinder Smith | The Phoenix Process
Apr 27 • 74 min
On this episode of My Evolved Life, I welcome back Cinder Smith, Registered Psychologist.We talked about how we can get through the COVID-19 pandemic more resilient, how to create meaningful routines, and why we should consume less social media and news.
#19 - Tracey Delfs | Finding Peace Through Meditation
Apr 2 • 66 min
On today’s episode, I have a conversation with Tracey Delfs, a mindfulness and meditation coach. We get into topics like the importance of being mindful, how to begin a meditation practice and why multitasking doesn’t work.—-Tracey’s passion is to…
18 - Cinder Smith | Mental Health in Unpredictable Times
Mar 28 • 65 min
On this week’s episode I welcome back Cinder Smith, Registered Psychologist. We talked about the importance of taking care of mental health through unpredictable times, how to communicate with children about Coronavirus, and how to come out of this on…
#17 - Victoria Smith | Take Control of Stress
Mar 26 • 45 min
On this week’s episode, I have a conversation with Victoria Smith, a stress reduction coach. We got into topics like “how to take control of stress and anxiety”, “how to manage stress during unpredictable times” and “the long-term implications of stress…
#16 - Sarah Stewart | Health Has No Expiration Date
Mar 12 • 56 min
On this week’s episode, I have a conversation with Sarah Stewart, a ballet instructor. We got into topics like how to overcome the fear of exercise, why it’s never too late to start and the importance of exercise on longevity.8:45 - Why is it important…
#15 - Laura Davies | Self Care Isn’t Selfish
Mar 5 • 59 min
On this week’s episode, I have a conversation with Laura Davies, a mindset coach. We got into topics like how to change our relationship with pain, how to get rid of old habits and how to build new ones.6:16 - What are the biggest mental blocks for…
Episode #14 - Karen Quinn | Your Body is One Big System
Feb 27 • 55 min
On today’s episode, I have a conversation with Karen Quinn, a Chiropractor of 14 years, about what the chiropractic practice is really about. We talked about how the body is one large interconnected system, how problems in one area of the body can…
#13 - Tara Abel | You Can’t Out Train Postpartum
Feb 20 • 59 min
On this week’s episode, I have a conversation with Tara Abel, a Postnatal Fitness Specialist, about what mothers experience during and after birth. We talked about how diastasis recti affects all mothers, the “Four Ps” of postpartum, and exercises to…
Episode #12 - Alex Gravel | The Gym Isn’t Your Only Option
Feb 13 • 48 min
On today’s episode, I have a conversation with Alex Gravel, a private studio owner, about how box (traditional) gyms are failing people. We talked about how intimidating gyms can be, how gyms build their business around you not showing up, and how to…
My Evolved Life - Episode #11 - Lorraine Clifford | Breathe and Go Slowly
Feb 7 • 41 min
On today’s episode, I have a breathtaking conversation with a Breathing Educator, Lorraine Clifford, about the importance of identifying poor breathing habits and correcting them. We talked about how poor breathing habits can have long term effects, how…
#10 - Cinder Smith | Don’t Fear Your Emotions
Jan 29 • 65 min
On today’s episode, I have an eye-opening conversation with Cinder Smith, a registered psychologist, about mental health. We got into fascinating topics like the difference between mood and emotion, how to use your emotions as data, and why we shouldn’t…
#9 - Shawna Curry | Sleep is the Foundation of Health
Jan 23 • 55 min
On today’s episode, I had Shawna Curry, Registered Nurse and Health Expert and we talked about the importance of sleep. We talked about how sleep is the foundation of sleep, how to create good sleep habits, and the importance of sleep routines.
#8 - Sheldon Smith | Comparison is the Thief of Joy
Jan 16 • 45 min
In today’s episode we had Sheldon Smith, a very accomplished marathon runner. He shared with us how he found himself when he found running. We got into topics like how mental is an everyday occurrence, how comparison is the thief of joy, and he really…
7 - Beth Davis | Finding Comfort in Discomfort
Jan 9 • 48 min
In today’s episode, I had a deep conversation with Beth Davis, a global Yoga instructor, about how the practice of Yoga changed her life. We covered topics such as the importance of connecting to your breath, finding comfort in discomfort, and the…
#6 - Tish Duffy | Success Comes One Step at a Time
Jan 2 • 59 min
In today’s episode, I had a raw and passionate conversation with Tish Duffy, an online coach, about how to create successful goals, habits, and routines. We covered topics such as extrinsic vs. intrinsic goals, how to create manageable and achievable…
My Evolved Life | Bonus Episode - 2019 Guests | What it Means to Live an Evolved Life
Dec 19, 2019 • 5 min
The question that I ask all of my podcast guests is what it means to them to live an evolved life. Here’s what my guests from 2019 had to say.
#5 - Shane Iutzi | Learn to Defend Yourself
Dec 12, 2019 • 44 min
In today’s episode, I had an deep conversation with Shane Iutzi, a local trainer, about the importance of self-defense. We covered topics such as situational awareness, the difference between responsiveness and reactiveness, and the importance of talking…
#4 - Miryah Scott | Happiness Comes From Within
Dec 5, 2019 • 41 min
In today’s episode, I had an insightful conversation with Miryah Scott, a 3x World Champion Fitness Model, about body image. We covered topics such as the relationship between happiness and your body, the importance of having a growth mindset on the…
#3 - Marin McCue | Take Control of Mental Health
Nov 28, 2019 • 49 min
In today’s episode, I had a wonderful conversation with Marin McCue, a local motivator, about mindset. We covered topics such as how to take control of your mental health, how to integrate mindfulness and meditation into your life, and the physiological…
#2 - Lauren Romeril | Get Ahead of Pain
Nov 21, 2019 • 31 min
In today’s episode, I had a great conversation with Lauren Romeril, a physiotherapist, about rehabilitation. We talked about how to get ahead of pain, how to manage pain when you have it, and how physical pain can really start to manifest itself in other…
#1 - Chelsey Love | Succeed Without Diets
Nov 14, 2019 • 38 min
In today’s episode, I had a wonderful conversation with Chelsey Love, a Registered Dietitian, about nutrition. We covered topics such as intuitive eating, how to read a label, getting screened for celiac disease, among many other topics.