Paleo Runner

Paleo Runner
Paleo diet, running, minimalist training, and health.

Minimalist Running – Aaron Olson
Aug 11, 2015 • 36 min
Brad Kearns of the Primal Endurance Podcast, interviews me about my new book, “Low-Mileage Running”.
Low-Mileage Running – Aaron Olson
Aug 4, 2015 • 51 min
In this episode, I share how to listen to your body to maximize your training. I also share an interview about my new book: “Low-Mileage Running: A short guide to running faster, injury free”.
Rich Roll – Plant Powered Performance
Apr 13, 2015 • 31 min
I talk with author (, podcaster, and athlete, Rich Roll about performing well on an all plant diet. Rich gave up drugs and alcohol while at the same time adopting a radical vegan eating strategy to fuel his desire to perform well in…
Paleo Performance – Stephanie Gaudreau
Mar 31, 2015 • 24 min
I talk with Stephanie Gaudrea about her book, Performance Paleo Cookbook ( We talk about how to cook paleo foods for optimal performance.
Gestational Diabetes – Lily Nichols
Mar 4, 2015 • 34 min
In this episode I talk with Lily Nichols about managing gestational diabetes using a real foods and exercise. We discuss optimal nutrition, and exercise for pregnant mothers and for those managing GD.
TOPO Athletic – Tony Post
Feb 24, 2015 • 23 min
I talk with CEO Tony Post of TOPO athletic about creating running shoes that allow the foot to function naturally. They feature a natural, wide toebox; snug midfoot and heel; lightweight materials, and minimal drop.
Healing GERD with Paleo – Gene Villeneuve
Feb 20, 2015 • 29 min
Gene Villeneuve found the paleo diet and it has radically transformed his health for the better. He went from dealing with constant GERD to being completely free of acid reflux. In addition, he’s had to have his esophagus stretched in order to swallow…
Heart Rate Variability – Simon Wegerif
Feb 19, 2015 • 23 min
I talk with Sim Wegerif of ithlete ( ithlete is the leading heart rate variability app for monitor HRV. By using the app to measure HRV an athlete can tell how much stress they are under and how well they are recovering from…
Xero Shoes – Steven Sashen
Feb 18, 2015 • 31 min
I talk with Steven Sashen of Xero Shoes, about learning proper running technique, how to get started running in minimal shoes, and how he started Xero shoes.
Perpetual Motion Running – Graeme Turner
Feb 11, 2015 • 23 min
I talk with Graeme Turner about his book Perpetual Motion Running. Graeme has developed a running technique that allows him to run pain-free even though he has no cartilage in his knee.
Journey to Paleo – David Mayfield
Jan 28, 2015 • 36 min
In this episode I talk with David Mayfield about his journey to the Paleo diet, and how his running has improved while on the diet.
Kelly Starrett – Ready to Run
Jan 23, 2015 • 33 min
I talk with Kelly Starrett about his latest book, Ready to Run. Kelly focuses on improving technique and strength to help prevent running injuries.
Russ Crandall – Paleo Made Easy
Jan 13, 2015 • 27 min
I talk with Russ Crandall, author of The Ancestral Table, about how to make a paleo style diet work when living a busy lifestyle. Russ gives some great tips on how to prepare meals efficiently, while making food taste delicious.
Tawnee Prazak – Healthy Eating for Endurance Sport
Jan 6, 2015 • 34 min
I talk with Tawnee Prazak about eating healthily for endurance sport. Tawnee shares some of the pitfalls that can come from eating too low-carb when combined with high-volume of exercise.
Paul Jaminet – How to live the Perfect Health lifestyle
Dec 31, 2014 • 38 min
In this episode I talk with Paul Jaminet about how to live the Perfect Health lifestyle. We cover circadian rhythm entrainment, general food guidelines, exercise recommendations and how to make it work even with a busy lifestyle.
Pose Running – Dr. Nicholas Romanov
Dec 16, 2014 • 53 min
I talk with Dr. Nicholas Romanov about his latest book, The Running Revolution. Dr. Romanov is the creator of Pose Running, which he says all humans must do when running; it’s just a matter of conformity to his standard. We talk about how he developed…
Minimalist Running, Crossfit Endurance – Jeffrey Ford
Dec 9, 2014 • 26 min
I talk with Jeffrey Ford about his minimalist approach to marathon training. Jeff typically runs no more than 15-20 miles per week, yet can run a 2:51 marathon. He attributes his success to using Crossfit Endurance and Pose Running Technique.
Paleo Running – Mark Lofquist:
Dec 1, 2014 • 29 min
I talk with Mark Lofquist about his transition to barefoot and minimalist footwear. Mark has an incredible story about how barefoot and minimalist shoe running allowed him to run pain free and enjoy the sport of running. We also talk about his experience…
Ready to Run & Unbreakable Runner – TJ Murphy
Nov 24, 2014 • 43 min
I talk with TJ Murphy, a 2:38 marathoner, about his books Unbreakable Runner and Ready to Run. TJ found that by using crossfit endurance he’s been able to recover from injuries and start running again. Through this approach, he’s regained his athleticism…
Crossfit Endurance – Valerie Hunt
Nov 21, 2014 • 18 min
I talk with Valerie Hunt, a Pose Running Certified Coach in Austin, TX. Valerie combines Pose Running with Crossfit Endurance to get the most out of her running. Valerie saw dramatic improvements when she started using Pose Running combined with Crossfit.…
Phil Maffetone – 1:59 Marathon
Nov 19, 2014 • 55 min
I talk with endurance coaching legend Phil Maffetone about his latest book, 1:59: The Sub-Two-Hour Marathon Is Within Reach. Phil has coached elite endurance athletes such as Mark Allen. He supports a long-term approach to training and racing, favoring a…
Brian MacKenzie – Unbreakable Runner
Nov 12, 2014 • 34 min
In this episode I talk with Brian MacKenzie. Brian is a runner, author, and entrepreneur; his latest book is Unbreakable Runner: Unleash the Power of Strength & Conditioning for a Lifetime of Running Strong. We talk about how crossfit endurance can help…
Running Technique – Bretta Riches
Oct 29, 2014 • 32 min
I talk with Bretta Riches of about proper running technique. Bretta was experiencing injuries as a heel striker, and made the transition to a more natural style of forefoot running. Since making the switch she’s had less injuries and runs…
Tim Noakes – Low-Carb Endurance Performance
May 30, 2014 • 46 min
I talk with Tim Noakes about whether a low-carb diet can improve endurance performance. Tim thinks the answer could be yes. Sponsors: - 3Fu3l: 3FOLSON - Audible Follow: - YouTube…
Running Shoes, Paleo Diet – Dr. Ray
May 22, 2014 • 30 min
I talk with Dr. Ray McClanahan about the importance of proper footwear. Dr. Ray tells about the mechanics of the foot and how important it is to allow it to function naturally. We also discuss Dr. Ray’s running and how it has improved since he started to…
Minimalist Running Shoes – Dr. Nick Campitelli
May 15, 2014 • 30 min
In this episode I talk with Dr. Nick Campitelli about a 2 year-long case study where he demonstrated an increase in arch height from running in minimalist shoes. For the past several years he has treated running injuries in patients by fixing their form…
Low-Carb Running- Zach Bitter
May 14, 2014 • 38 min
I talk with Zach Bitter about how he maintains a low-carb lifestyle while smashing American Records at 100 miles and 200k. We talk about why he went low-carb and how it helps fuel his running.
Athlete Spotlight: Katie Strohschein
May 6, 2014 • 17 min
I talk with a recent convert to paleo and Boston Marathoner, Katie Strohschein. Katie just completed her first Boston Marathon in a time of 3:11, while following a mostly paleo style diet. Listen to how she took over an hour off of her marathon time by…
Diet Cults – Matt Fitzgerald
May 5, 2014 • 41 min
I talk with certified sports nutritionist and endurance sport writer, Matt Fitzgerald. Matt’s latest book is called Diet Cults: The Surprising Fallacy at the Core of Nutrition Fads and a Guide to Healthy Eating for the Rest of Us. We talk about what Matt…
Paleo Tri – Christopher Hague
Apr 30, 2014 • 31 min
I talk with Christopher Hague. Chris is an accomplished runner and triathlete who follows a paleo style diet. Lately, Chris has been experimenting with adding more weight training, more carbs and more intensity to his training. Listen to find out some…
Athlete Spotlight: Tom Barbieri
Apr 22, 2014 • 36 min
I talk with Tom Barbieri. Tom is an endurance, fitness and wellness coach. In 2011 Tom noticed that he had gained over 50 pounds of excess weight, despite having participated in over 100 triathlons, 25 marathons, an ultra-marathon and many other endurance…
Run Less, Run Faster – Scott Murr
Apr 14, 2014 • 24 min
I talk with Scott Murr, co-author of the book Run Less, Run Faster. I talk with Scott about his unique approach to training which involves less running and more cross-training. Scott’s approach revolves around 3 quality workouts per week, augmented with…
Paleo for Athletes – Amy Kubal
Apr 6, 2014 • 20 min
I talk with registered dietitian Amy Kubal about how to use a paleo style diet when training for endurance events. Amy uses a customized approach to diet and sees the paleo diet as a template to help develop an appropriate eating strategy for various…
Run Less, Run Faster – Bill Pierce
Apr 2, 2014 • 25 min
In this episode I talk with Bill Pierce, author of Run Less, Run Faster. We talk about how Bill and his co-author, Scott Murr came up with the idea of running less to run faster. We go into the details about the exact type of training that Bill…
Athlete Spotlight: Christopher Kelly
Mar 26, 2014 • 36 min
I talk with Christopher Kelly about how he regained his health and started mountain biking at a pro level while following a ketogenic diet. Prior to adopting a paleo-style, ketogenic diet, Chris was suffering from a variety of health related issues…
Steve Magness: Science of Running
Mar 17, 2014 • 21 min
In this episode I talk with coach and author, Steve Magness. Steve blogs at and has a new book out called Science of Running. As a 4:01 miler in High School , Steve has taken his own running to a high level. He also coaches elite…
South Asian Health Solution – Dr. Ronesh Sinha
Mar 10, 2014 • 21 min
In this episode I talk with Dr. Ronesh Sinha about his new book, The South Asian Health Solution: A culturally tailored guide to lose fat, increase energy and avoid disease. We talk about why South Asia is experiencing an increase in diseases such as…
Crossfit Endurance, Paleo Diet – Brian MacKenzie
Mar 4, 2014 • 38 min
I talk with Brian Mackenzie, creator of Crossfit Endurance and author of the book Power Speed ENDURANCE: A Skill-Based Approach to Endurance Training. Brian takes an alternative approach to distance training. His approach focuses on strength, speed, and…
Russ Crandall – The Ancestral Table
Feb 24, 2014 • 22 min
I talk with Russ Crandall. After being diagnosed with a severe autoimmune disease know as Takayasu’s Arteritis, Russ turned his health around by following a Paleo style diet. Since then he has created some great recipes for his blog and…
No Meat Athlete – Matt Frazier
Feb 12, 2014 • 20 min
I talk with Matt Frazier about his journey in becoming the No Meat Athlete and cutting 100 minutes from his marathon time! We talk about why Matt decided to adopt a vegan diet, and how he took so much time off from his marathon, eventually qualifying for…
Ketogenic Marathon Training – Olaf Sorenson
Jan 29, 2014 • 26 min
I talk with Olaf Sorenson about his quest to run a 2:40 marathon on a ketogenic diet. We talk about high-fat food, minimal running shoes, and training according to Arthur Lydiard
Paul Jaminet: Supplements for Athletes
Jan 22, 2014 • 34 min
I talk with Paul Jaminet about supplementing with vitamins for optimal health and performance. We talk about the research behind Paul’s recommendations, whether studies that show harms of vitamins are accurate, and what Paul has coming up next for us.
Athlete Spotlight: John Smith
Jan 6, 2014 • 37 min
I talk with Jon Smith of the Fit Fat Fast Podcast. Jon has an incredible story of losing over 100 lbs by following a low-carb, high-fat diet. We talk about how to become metabolically efficient, by eating and training in a way that burns more fat.
The Calorie Myth – Jonathan Bailor
Dec 29, 2013 • 27 min
I talk with Jonathan Bailor, author of The Calorie Myth: How to Eat More, Exercise Less, Lose Weight, and Live Better. We talk about why counting calories doesn’t work, how to improve your quality of food choices, and how to get the most from your…
Zach Bitter: American Record Holder for 100 miles
Dec 27, 2013 • 37 min
I talk with American Record holder for 100 miles, Zach Bitter. Zach recently ran 11:47 for 100 miles setting an American Record, and a World Record for 12hrs, running 101.66 miles. We talk about Zach’s training racing and his high-fat, low-carb diet.
Athlete Spotlight: Luke Ashton on UltraRunning
Dec 22, 2013 • 40 min
I talk with Ultrarunner, Luke Ashton. Luke recently completed a 100 mile race in 18 hours while following a high-fat, low-carb approach to eating. Luke shares about his training, eating, how he got started with ultrarunning, and what brought him to the…
David Epstein – The Sports Gene
Dec 15, 2013 • 29 min
I talk with David Epstein, author of The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance. We talk about the role that genetics play in athleticism. We discuss the importance of training, genetics, and the interplay between the two.…
Ketogenic Training & Racing – Chris Hague
Dec 8, 2013 • 31 min
I talk with Chris Hague. Chris is an accomplished runner and triathlete who, after reading The Art & Science of Low Carb Performance, began following a low carb, high fat diet. We talk about Chris’s transition to a higher fat diet and how it has helped…
Paleo vs. Weston A. Price – Sally Fallon Morell
Dec 4, 2013 • 29 min
I talk with Sally Fallon Morell, President and co-founder of the Weston A. Price Foundation. We get into details about the differences between the Paleo Diet and the Weston A. Price Diet. Sally argues that Paleo is too restrictive and she is particularly…
A cure for Alzheimer’s? – Dr. Mary Newport
Dec 1, 2013 • 44 min
I talk with Dr. Mary Newport, about her book Alzheimer’s Disease: What If There Was a Cure? Dr. Newport began looking for a cure for Alzheimer’s Disease when her husband began suffering with early onset Alzheimer’s. She found information about a new…
Special Topics: Healing Your Skin – Tara Grant
Nov 25, 2013 • 34 min
I talk with Tara Grant, author of, The Hidden Plague: A Field Guide For Surviving and Overcoming Hidradenitis Suppurativa. We talk about how Tara overcame this condition by changing her diet. She follows a Paleo style diet with some custom modifications.…
Injury Prevention: Dr. Steve Gangemi
Nov 24, 2013 • 37 min
I talk with Chiropractic Physician, Steve Gangemi. We talk about how to stay injury free while participating in endurance sports. We discuss how things like diet, stretching, and overtraining, can play a role in injuries.
Is Fruitarian Paleo? DurianRider
Nov 18, 2013 • 35 min
I talk with Harley Johnstone aka Durianrider. We talk about how Harley maintains his running on a fruit based diet, and why he thinks a high-carb fruit based diet is best for endurance athletes. Harley overcame Crohn’s disease by following a fruit based…
Aligned & Well – Katy Bowman
Nov 17, 2013 • 27 min
I talk with Katy Bowman about staying injury free through proper body alignment. Katy runs the Restorative Exercise Institute, where she helps people restore movement and prevent injuries. Her latest book is called Alignment Matters.
You Primal Body – Mikki Reilly
Nov 11, 2013 • 27 min
I talk with Mikki Reilly, author of, Your Primal Body: The Paleo Way to Living Lean, Fit, and Healthy at Any Age. Mikki is a personal trainer and former body builder. She helps people regain their health and movement by following the Paleo lifestyle. We…
Metabolic Efficiency – Bob Seebohar
Nov 10, 2013 • 31 min
I talk with Bob Seebohar. Bob is author of numerous books on nutrition including, Nutrition Periodization for Athletes: Taking Traditional Sports Nutrition to the Next Level, and served as sports dietitian for the US Olympic Committee. He focuses on…
Tim Noakes – Low Carb for Endurance Athletes
Nov 6, 2013 • 53 min
In this episode, I talk with Professor Tim Noakes about the benefits of a low carb diet. Prof Noakes is a medical doctor, exercise scientist, and prolific author with a passion for running. His latest book, Challenging Beliefs takes the reader through his…
Metabolic Efficiency – Debbie Potts
Nov 5, 2013 • 23 min
Debbie Potts is a personal trainer and co-host of the Fit Fat Fast Podcast. She shares how she got interested in metabolic efficiency through overcoming stomach issues on the bike, and how you can teach your body to use fat as a fuel by emphasizing real…
Chi Running – Danny Dreyer
Nov 3, 2013 • 20 min
I talk with Danny Dreyer, author of Chi Running. We talk about the benefits of Chi Running, how it’s different from other styles of running, how it can help you stay injury free, run faster, and help connect your mind and body.
Athlete Spotlight: Tami Timmons – No Sugar No Grains
Oct 30, 2013 • 28 min
I talk with Ironman triathlete, Tami Timmons. She recently completed an Ironman while following a No Sugar No Grains approach to eating. Tami was inspired to try eating this way after dealing with stomach issues during long distance events. By cutting out…
Paul Jaminet – Running & The Perfect Health Diet
Oct 29, 2013 • 43 min
In this episode I talk with Paul Jaminet, author of The Perfect Health Diet. We talk about endurance training and The Perfect Health Diet. Some of the other topics we discuss are: Paul’s recommendations on eating safe starches for endurance athletes, why…
Ben Greenfield – Ketogenic Endurance Performance
Oct 28, 2013 • 24 min
I talk with Ben Greenfield about the benefits of a ketogenic diet for endurance athletes. Ben recently competed in Ironman Kona and Ironman Canada using a ketogenic diet. We talk about why he used a ketogenic diet and if he’d ever do it again. We also…
Dietitian Cassie – Real Foods & Running
Oct 23, 2013 • 24 min
I talk with Cassie Bjork, aka Dietitian Cassie. Cassie is a registered dietitian who takes a real foods approach to diet and nutrition. She’s completed several marathons and lives an active lifestyle. We talk about the benefits healthy fats, what it means…
The Story of the Human Body – Daniel Lieberman
Oct 21, 2013 • 32 min
I talk with professor Daniel Lieberman, chairman of the department of human evolutionary biology at Harvard University. His latest book is called, The Story of the Human Body: Evolution, Health and Disease. We talk about the prevalence of mismatch…
Smart Marathon Training – Jeff Horowitz
Oct 20, 2013 • 29 min
I talk with Jeff Horowitz, author of Smart Marathon Training: Run Your Best Without Running Yourself Ragged. Jeff is a certified running and triathlon coach and personal trainer who has run more than 170 marathons across 6 continents. Formerly an…
Vitamin D Solution: Dr. Holick
Oct 15, 2013 • 16 min
During the past 25 years, Dr. Holick has looked at how Vitamin D is made in the skin during sun exposure. He has become globally recognized as an expert on vitamin D and is author of The Vitamin D Solution. We talk about the health benefits of Vitamin D,…
Erin Cafaro: Rowing, Crossfit, Paleo Diet, 3Fuel
Oct 14, 2013 • 29 min
I talk with Olympian Erin Cafaro. Erin competed for the United States in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, and 2012 Olympics in London, where she and her teammates brought home the Gold Medals in the Women’s 8+. We talk about how she got started with…
Natural Childbirth: Sarah Buckley
Oct 13, 2013 • 27 min
I talk with author Sarah Buckley about her book Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering: A Doctor’s Guide to Natural Childbirth and Gentle Early Parenting Choices. We discuss the options for parents wanting to have a natural childbirth.
Jason Fitzgerald: Strength Running
Oct 9, 2013 • 23 min
I talk with 2:39 marathoner, Jason Fitzgerald of Jason is author of 101 Ways to Be a Better Runner. We talk about how to prevent injuries with strength training, tips for getting faster, and how to incorporate a paleo diet into long…
Antidepressants Myth: Irving Kirsch
Sep 22, 2013 • 22 min
I talk with Irving Kirsch, author of The Emperor’s New Drugs: Exploding the Antidepressant Myth. In his book, Professor Kirsch challenges the idea that antidepressant are an effective treatment for depression. By looking at the data, Professor Kirsch…
Paleofantasy: Marlene Zuk
Sep 16, 2013 • 25 min
I talk with the author of Paleofantasy, Marlene Zuk. We talk about whether or not the Paleo Diet is just a fantasy or if it can lead to better health. Marlene also talks about rapid evolution and how species evolve in surprising ways. We end the…
Paleo Manifesto: John Durant
Sep 12, 2013 • 38 min
I talk with John Durant, author of Paleo Manifesto: Ancient Wisdom for Lifelong Health. We discuss why living Paleo is more than just the food we eat. Durant says that for optimum health we need to take a closer look at the habitat we create for…
Paleo Primer: Keris Marsden and Matt Whitmore
Sep 11, 2013 • 23 min
I talk with Matt Whitmore & Keris Mardsen about their book Paleo Primer: A Jump-Start Guide to Losing Body Fat and Living Primally. We talk about some of the amazing recipes in the book, including Matt’s Scotch Egg and Keris’ incredible Paleo “cheats of…
Jimmy Moore: Cholesterol Clarity
Aug 25, 2013 • 32 min
I talk with Jimmy Moore about his new book, Cholesterol Clarity: What the HDL is Wrong With My Numbers. Jimmy dispels some myths about saturated fat, cholesterol and heart disease, and tells listeners what to look for the next time they get their…
Acne – Tracy Raftl
Aug 19, 2013 • 26 min
I talk with Tracy Raftl of We talk about how Tracy overcame severe acne through diet and nutrition. We also talk about Tracy’s unusual skincare tips, and even her cave-woman skincare regimen.
Gluten Free Running: Stephanie Rothstein
Aug 12, 2013 • 22 min
I talk with Stephanie Rothstein about celiac disease and distance running. From about 2008-2010 she woke up everyday feeling like she was hungover without the actual drinking part. She woke up with a headache and in a fog each morning, with digestion…
Happiness: Oliver Burkeman
Aug 5, 2013 • 20 min
In this episode I talk with Oliver Burkeman about his book The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking. We talk about the upsides of negativity, uncertainty, failure and imperfection.
Cholesterol, Sun Exposure, Autism, Alzheimer’s: Stephanie Seneff
Aug 2, 2013 • 38 min
In this episode I talk with Stephanie Seneff about the importance of cholesterol-sulfate. We discuss Stephanie’s view of disease, the importance of sun exposure, Vitamin D, Autism, Alzheimer’s, and nourishing foods.
Paleo for Athletes: Joe Friel
Jul 26, 2013 • 17 min
In this episode I talk with endurance coach and athlete Joe Friel, co-author of Paleo for Athletes. We talk about how Joe got into eating Paleo, how it helped him train harder, and what he has learned since he first started eating Paleo.
Healing Your Gut: Steve Wright of SCD Lifestyle
Jul 17, 2013 • 31 min
In this episode I talk with Steve Wright of SCD Lifestyle. We talk about how you can heal your gut and prevent symptoms like gas, bloating, diarrhea and even recover from diseases like Crohn’s and Colitis by following a natural nutritional approach to…
Mark Sisson – Primal Running
Jul 7, 2013 • 25 min
In this episode I talk with author Mark Sisson. Mark is a fitness author and blogger, a former distance runner, triathlete and Ironman competitor. We talk about running, training, and how to eliminate grains and other offending foods from your diet. In…
Phil Maffetone: Running, Eating, Music
Jun 30, 2013 • 43 min
In this episode I talk with Phil Maffetone about running, eating and music. Phil is author of The Big Book of Endurance Training and Racing and has coached triathlon greats, such as six time Ironman world champion, Mark Allen. We talk about what foods to…
Low Carb Performance: Jeff Volek
Jun 28, 2013 • 42 min
In this episode I talk with Jeff Volek, author of The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Performance. Learn how to access your fat stores and allow your body to utilize fat as fuel. Jeff’s research says that endurance athletes can gain a distinct…
Natural Podiatry: Dr. Ray McClanahan
Jun 27, 2013 • 31 min
In this episode I talk with Dr. Ray McClanahan about natural podiatry and natural foot movement. We talk about Dr. Ray’s views on podiatry and the importance of proper footwear in preventing running injuries. Topics we discuss are: natural foot movement,…
Dean Karnazes: Ultramarathon Man
Jun 26, 2013 • 27 min
In this episode I talk with Ultramarathon Man - Dean Karnazes. We talk about Paleo Diet, his adventures as an Ultramarathoner, individual differences in diet, barefoot running, hot weather running, and tips for getting started.
Abel James: Fat-Burning Man
Jun 20, 2013 • 27 min
In this episode I talk with Fat-Burning Man, Abel James. We talk about how Abel started running barefoot to increase his speed and distance, how to become a fat burner, and Abel tells us how getting ripped isn’t that difficult.
Wheat Belly: William Davis
Jun 19, 2013 • 35 min
In this episode I talk with Dr. William Davis about his book, Wheat Belly and how destructive wheat can be to our health. We talk about how wheat contributes to poor heart health, stomach issues, man breasts and even wrinkles! Dr. Davis has suggestions…
Ultra Running: Kristina Folcik
Jun 10, 2013 • 19 min
In this episode I talk with Ultra runner Kristina Folcik. I first heard about Kristina when she won the relentless Sawtooth 100 mile race in northern Minnesota 2012. Kristina has gone from doing no running at all, to jumping into a 50 mile race, to…
Ben Greenfield: Low Carb Endurance
Jun 4, 2013 • 29 min
In this episode I talk with Ben Greenfield about his low carb approach to endurance sports nutrition. Ben is also known for his “minimal training protocol” for Ironman Triathlon that involves 6-10 hrs a week of training. We cover the benefits of low carb,…
Evolved to Run – Daniel Lieberman
May 29, 2013 • 25 min
In this episode, I talk with Daniel Lieberman about how humans evolved as distance runners. We talk about barefoot running, early human carnivory, and evolutionary adaptations that make humans good at running long distances. His latest book is called The…
Shyness: Christopher Lane
May 22, 2013 • 42 min
In this episode I talk with Christopher Lane about his book Shyness: How Normal Behavior Became a Sickness. We discuss the history of the DSM, drug side effects, the science behind mental disorders, and tips for people dealing with shyness and anxiety.
Sub 2:30 Boston in Vibram FiveFingers: Josh Klimek
May 7, 2013 • 23 min
In this episode I talk with Josh Klimek. Josh recently ran a sub 2:30 Marathon at Boston while wearing FiveFingers. We talk about how Josh got into wearing FiveFingers, training for Boston, nutrition on the run, stomach issues and Paleo Diet. See a recent…
Paleo for Women: Stefani Ruper
May 7, 2013 • 34 min
In this episode, I talk with Stefani Ruper, an expert on the Paleo Diet for Women. We talk about PCOS, acne, and fertility.
Paleoista with Nell Stephenson
May 1, 2013 • 20 min
In this episode I talk with Paleoista, Nell Stephenson. We talk about Nell’s book Paleoista, Paleo Diet for athletes, distance running, fasted workouts, marathon, footwear, and Ironman.
Parenting: Bryan Caplan
Apr 26, 2013 • 21 min
In this special episode I talk with author Bryan Caplan about parenting and his book, Selfish Reasons Reasons to Have More Kids. Bryan claims that parenting can be more fun and less work than we are often led to believe.
Crossfit Endurance: Brian Mackenzie
Apr 23, 2013 • 27 min
In this episode I talk with Brian Mackenzie, Crossfit Endurance coach and author of Power Speed ENDURANCE: A skill based approach to endurance training . Crossfit Endurance features a lower volume, high intensity approach to training for endurance events.…
The Cool Impossible: Eric Orton
Apr 17, 2013 • 31 min
In this episode I talk with Born to Run coach Eric Orton. I first heard about Eric after reading Chris McDougall’s Born to Run. Eric taught McDougall how to run with proper technique and eventually trained him to run a 50 mile endurance race in the Copper…
Brain Training: Matt Fitzgerald
Apr 11, 2013 • 57 min
In this episode I talk with Matt Fitzgerald, prolific author and endurance enthusiast. He has authored many books on running, triathlon, fitness, nutrition, and weight loss, including Brain Training and Racing Weight. We talk about the cause of fatigue…
Bulletproof: Dave Asprey
Apr 7, 2013 • 22 min
In this episode I talk with entrepreneur and biohacker, Dave Asprey, from and Dave has spent over $250,000 to upgrade himself and make himself smarter, stronger, and healthier. Dave runs a popular blog and podcast…
The Vegetarian Myth: Lierre Kieth
Apr 3, 2013 • 48 min
In this episode I talk with Lierre Kieth, author of The Vegetarian Myth. We talk about how she overcame health problems caused by following a vegan diet. Listen to how Lierre regained her health by adding meat back into her diet. We cover ecological…
Paleo Diet for Athletes: Loren Cordain
Mar 27, 2013 • 33 min
In this episode I talk with Loren Cordain about the Paleo Diet. We talk about nuts and nut flour, Paleo for athletes, whether the Paleo diet causes cancer or kidney disease, how his views about Paleo have changed, and where Loren finds inspiration.
Tim Noakes: Paleo Diet, Hydration, Central Governor
Mar 20, 2013 • 81 min
In this episode, I talk with exercise scientist and physician Tim Noakes, MD about the Paleo diet, his latest book Challenging Beliefs, and the Central Governor Theory of fatigue. Follow Tim on Twitter @ProfTimNoakes.
Paul Jaminet: The Perfect Health Diet
Mar 2, 2013 • 45 min
I talk with Paul Jaminet about his book, The Perfect Health Diet and the evolutionary approach to health and nutrition. Topics we discuss are: saturated fat, physics, economics, circadian rhythm, confirmation bias, correlation vs causation, safe starches,…