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Align Podcast

365 EpisodesProduced by Aaron AlexanderWebsite

Welcome to the Align Podcast, hosted by me, Aaron Alexander. This is a place where we focus on optimizing your mind, body, and movement through exploring unconventional approaches and unique view points on all things health, wellness, and life. I'm joined by top wellness experts and world renowned t… read more

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Shawn Stevenson: Vaccine Mandates, Zombie Wasps and Psychoneuroimmunology

November 24th, 2021


Today’s science & technology allows us to cross planets and modify genes, yet chronic diseases still shoot us down. If our systems are so …

Dr. Dominik Nischwitz: How Your Mouth Affects Your Overall Health

November 18th, 2021


All health starts in your mouth because it’s the gateway to your entire body. How can you guard it better?

In this episode of the Align Podcast, …

Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati: Finding God Outside of Religion

November 11th, 2021


Are you in search of the Divine? Do you struggle to lead a spiritual life in our secular world? If yes, this episode is for you!

"People who live …

James Clear: Building Small Good Habits to Produce Big Results

November 4th, 2021


Forget about New Year's Resolutions! Let's talk about the small habits we do every single day that define our entire year...or even our whole life!

Jonathan Fields: How to Beat Burn Out and Perform at Your Best

November 1st, 2021


20-50% of people quit their jobs without knowing what to do next. Are you one of them? 

In a world of uncertainties, finding the thing that lights us …

Dr. Amishi Jha: Keeping Your Focus and Experiencing Life Moment by Moment

October 21st, 2021


Struggling to keep your focus and be present in the here and now? You're not alone! There are simple, little changes you can do to tap into the power …

East Forest & Jon Hopkins: The Impact of Music on the Human Experience

October 14th, 2021


In this episode of the Align Podcast, I'm joined by two phenomenal musicians, East Forest and Jon Hopkins. I was first turned on to East …

Dr. Mahmoud Ghannoum:The Gut Microbiome and Its Connection To Our Health

October 7th, 2021


Is there a connection between your gut and your overall health? 

In this week’s episode of the Align Podcast, Dr. Mahmoud Ghannoum joins in to discuss all things gut microbiome and its effect on our physical and mental …

Dr. Zach Bush: Healing the Body, Mind, and Spirit

September 30th, 2021


In this week’s episode of Align Podcast, Dr. Zach Bush joins in to discuss the science behind healing the body physically, mentally, and spiritually even in the face of today’s health crisis and sometimes toxic …

Dr. Amy Killen: Anti-aging, Sexual Longevity, and Sexual Optimization

September 23rd, 2021


Why are sexual pleasure and aging both forbidden topics of discussion?  Why are people so hesitant to discuss these pertinent topics when it brings about so much enjoyment and gratification in life?

In this week’s …

Luke Storey: EMF Exposure & How It’s Altering Your Health

September 17th, 2021


Luke Storey is a writer, meditation and metaphysics teacher, lifestyle design expert who shares transformative principles of health, addiction recovery, and spirituality, and the host of the top-rated The Life Stylist …

Dr. John Jaquish: Tapping Into the Power of Variable Resistance Training, Inefficiencies in Standard Human Fitness, and Growing from the Inside-Out

September 10th, 2021


Have you been going to the gym for years, working out with trainers or taking gym classes, but not seeing the results you want?

This week,  Dr.John …

Wim Hof: Inner Fire, Reversing Disease, and Breathing Deep

September 3rd, 2021


Almost two hours in a cylinder filled with 700 kilograms of ice cubes seems like an impossible feat. To climb the highest and coldest mountains in …

Dr. Wendy Suzuki: Good and Bad Anxiety, Stress Responses, and the Importance of Mindset

August 26th, 2021


Have you ever thought there was "good" anxiety?

This week, Dr. Wendy Suzuki and I talk all about the good, the bad, and the ugly parts of anxiety. …

Zach Bitter: Running 100 Miles, What Keeps You Motivated, and Always Learning

August 19th, 2021


Have you ever thought about running 100 miles?

Zach Bitter has, multiple times. In this weeks episode of ‘Align Podcast’, I interview running …

Robert Slovak: Censorship, Evolution, Sea Water, Radiation, & Deuterium Depleted Water

August 12th, 2021


Have you ever thought about the intricacies of the water you drink?


This week’s episode of ‘Align Podcast’ we discuss everything water. We get into all of the intricacies of water filtration devices, the origins and …

Satsang: Meaning of Childhoods, Creative Process, and Only Doing What You Have To

August 5th, 2021


What do you HAVE to do, really? “I have to go get groceries.” But… do you?

In this episode of Align, I interview Satsang’s Drew McManus. Drew is such a special and creative friend, and has touched so many with his music …

Dr. Perry Nickelston: Understanding the Relationship between Your Brain and Pain

July 30th, 2021


Have you ever wondered exactly how your thoughts effect your body?

Everything that happens in your mind; thoughts, feelings, expectations, hopes, fears, desires, guilts, are all tied to the manner in which you occupy …

Paul Saladino: Creating a More Natural Lifestyle, Cultural Directions, & Ancestral Diets

July 22nd, 2021


When did humans become so far from nature?

I talk with Paul Saladino, the ‘Carnivore MD’ to discuss all things natural living. Society has become so …

Daniele Bolelli: The History of Human Sexuality

July 15th, 2021


Where in history did ideas of human sexuality change? What was sexually normal in ancient times that is not normal now?

Danielli Bolelli is one of …

Dakota of Earth : Exploring the Taboos and Nature of Human Expression

July 9th, 2021


Dakota considers himself a religious traveler who explores the taboo and nature of human expression. He essentially is a documentary filmmaker who travels around the world to the strangest possible nooks and crannies on …

Tony Riddle: A Conversation on the Benefits of Play and Imagination, Giving Our Freedom Away, and Running Barefoot

July 2nd, 2021


At what point in time between childhood and adulthood did we stop playing? Have we abandoned the child within us? What do we give our freedom to?   …

Dr. Chris Ryan: Antifragile, Wealth Paradox, Civilized to Death

June 25th, 2021


Dr. Chris Ryan is the writer of the best-selling book 'Sex at Dawn' and the soon to be best-seller 'Civilized to Death'. He is one of my absolute …

Dr. Kien Vuu: The Importance of Energetics and The Future of Psychedelics in Modern Medicine

June 16th, 2021


Can psychedelics really be the future of medicine? What is ketamine-assisted therapy? What are energetics? What can you start doing today to properly energize your body? 

In this episode of the Align Podcast, Dr. Kien …

Sah D’Simone : The Process of Healing, Surrendering, and Accepting The Wild Ride of Life

June 11th, 2021


When is it “acceptable” to surrender? How much impact does the vocabulary you use to have on the situation? How does trauma pass down through our …

Light Watkins: How Fear Can Help Us Become Resilient to Change

June 2nd, 2021


What is fear? Why do we hold on to it? What does the process of letting go of fear look like? What do we actually have control over? Are we pushing …

Steven Pressfield: Why We Embrace Failure But Fear Success

May 28th, 2021


Why are we so comfortable with the idea of failure, but fear the idea of success? Why do we self-sabotage ourselves when we are at the brink of reaching new levels of success? What part does your ego play in this?   …

Dr. Stephen Cabral: The Relationship Between Your Mind and Your Health

May 19th, 2021


Just how strong is the relationship between your mind and your health? Did you know that inflammation is not actually the REASON for your pain, but a symptom?   In this episode of the Align Podcast, Dr. Stephen Cabral …

Lauren Zander: How to Stop the Bullshit and Give Yourself Permission to Live Your Truth

May 12th, 2021


Are you bullshiting yourself? Did you give yourself permission to want what you REALLY want, or do you want what society says you should? How can you …

Miki Agrawal: Creating Your Own Destiny, Being Disruptive, and Thriving in Business

May 6th, 2021


What does it take to thrive in business? How can you start thinking like a disruptor? Can you take control over your destiny or is that something you …

Chris Duffin: Getting Comfortable With Feeling Uncomfortable, Muscle Growth, and Blood Flow Restriction

April 29th, 2021


What did you learn from the challenges you surpassed? Do you think that self-confidence is key to “winning” or thriving in life?  

In this episode of the Align Podcast, Chris Duffin and I chat about the challenging and …

Dr. Daniel Amen: How to Think Your Way to the Life You Deserve

April 22nd, 2021


In this episode of the Align Podcast, Dr. Amen and I discuss the stigma towards mental illness and how it makes those who are suffering feel ashamed, which can worsen their symptoms and conditions. While most doctors …

Kyle Kingsbury: A Conversation About Unearned Knowledge, Psychedelics, and Depression

April 15th, 2021


What is embodied cognition? How do our senses help us process our reality? How can psychedelics help us let go and surrender?

In this episode of the Align Podcast, Kyle and I discuss psychedelics. Kyle narrates his …

Dr. Will Cole: Eating and Living Intuitively for Better Health

April 8th, 2021


How important is blood sugar stability to your overall health? What happens if we don’t have that? How should we be eating for optimal energy, brain …

Dr. Michael Ruscio: The Epidemic of Undiagnosed Health Issues

April 1st, 2021


Are you sleeping enough, eating enough, hydrating enough, or socializing enough? What happens if the answer is “no”? At what point will efficiency …

Dr. Steven Quay: The Science Behind the Past, Present, and Future of COVID

March 25th, 2021


Where did COVID come from? What can you do right now to make sure you can fight the virus, if you are ever infected? Should you get vaccinated?


In …

Stefanos Sifandos: Rewriting Your Own History With What You Learned Through Pain

March 16th, 2021


What is the cure to pain? What are we supposed to do with the learnings we gain from going through painful experiences? What does holding space …

Drew Ramsey: How to Use Nutritional Psychiatry to Boost Your Mental Health

March 11th, 2021


Can the dietary choices we make right now affect how we feel later in the day? What’s the difference between “doing” health and creating health?

In this episode of the Align Podcast, Drew and I discuss how the food that …

Christine Hassler: Learning to Say No & Why You Should Stay Single

March 4th, 2021


For some of us, we tend to say yes to any opportunity that comes our way. For others, we just aren't able to say no to favors that are being asked of us. But why is that? Why do we say YES when we want to scream NO?

In …

Dr. Caroline Leaf: Neuroplasticity and How Your Thoughts Can Influence Your DNA

February 24th, 2021


What is a thought? Where are our thoughts located? What weight do our thoughts have? 

In this episode of the Align Podcast, Dr. Caroline Leaf and I …

Ashley Stahl: Being Held Hostage by Your Experience

February 18th, 2021


We often feel that the career choice we made years ago is permanent, that we are hostages of a degree we earned or a couple of decades of experience …

Justin Wren: Learning to Love Yourself, Practicing Kindness, and Surviving Depression and Addiction

February 9th, 2021


How many of you experienced bullying in your childhood? How did that experience shape the person that you are today? Is self-love all that you need …

Steven Kotler: How to Use Human Biology to Your Advantage

February 2nd, 2021


Are you honest with yourself? Do you have realistic expectations of how your body can perform? What thoughts are you using to fuel your body and optimize its performance? 

In this episode of the Align podcast, Steven …

Pedram Shojai: Cultivating Your Own Identity and How to Live Presently

January 26th, 2021


If time is relative, how can we dilate it to live presently? How can you improve your focus to bring more time, energy, and money into flow? What does a monk think of money and what financial advice does he give? 

In …

Alan Christianson: The Simplest Way To Reverse Thyroid Disease

January 19th, 2021


What is thyroid disease, exactly? What causes it? Can we even reverse thyroid disease? If so, how can we do that?

In this episode of the Align Podcast,  I have a conversation with Alan Christianson, where we discuss how …

Doug Evans: Tapping into the Power of the Planet's Most Nutritious Food

January 13th, 2021


What's the planet's most nutritious food? SPROUTS! And in this episode of the Align Podcast, the author of the Sprout Book, Doug Evans, tells us why.

Among the mind-blowing nutritional qualities of sprouts:
― they have …

Tracy Duhs: Understanding and Optimizing Hydration

January 7th, 2021


Over 70% of our body is composed of water, which means that staying hydrated is extremely important. But is simply drinking water enough to keep us hydrated? 

In this episode of the Align Podcast, our guest Tracy Duhs …

Emily Fletcher: Feeling at Home within Ourselves Through Meditation

December 30th, 2020


In this episode of the Align Podcast, I have a wonderful conversation with Emily Fletcher where we dive into the semantics of meditation and how it's …

Jim Kwik: What Makes You Come Alive?

December 23rd, 2020


What’s keeping you from claiming your true powers? Are you even aware of the powers you hold within you and how you can tap into them?

Today’s …

Kyle Kingsbury: Returning to Our Roots Through Nature, Psychedelics, Living Presently and Slowing Down

December 18th, 2020


How can we cultivate an environment in our homes and lives that brings us closer to Nature? How do psychedelics help us see our lives from a …

Jonny Bowden: The Great Cholesterol Myth and How to Avoid Insulin Resistance

December 11th, 2020

What is cholesterol? Is it beneficial or is it harmful to our body? How is it related to insulin resistance (and what the heck is insulin …

Exploring the Most Important Life Lessons with Bobby Klein

December 1st, 2020


Do you know how to love? And more importantly, do you know how to let love in?

In this conversation, I sat down with the legendary Bobby Klein at his …

Aubrey and Vylana Marcus: How to Navigate Separation and Heartbreak

November 23rd, 2020


What can we learn about ourselves when we go through a separation from another? It’s easy to feel strong when things are working, but what about when things aren't?

There is valuable opportunity given to us that only …

Shawn Stevenson: Exploring the Depths of Human Connection

November 19th, 2020


Our ability to connect and relate to each other is dependent upon how we feel. Which means, the food we eat has a strong influence on how we connect to each other. But one of the issues lies in the fact that the …

A Life-Defining Conversation With My Mother

November 10th, 2020


How often do we extend the effort to connect with our parents as the humans they truly are? Do we really know who they were before their parent roles …

Paul Saladino: Why Are Our Brains Shrinking? + Problems with Our Current Way of Living

November 3rd, 2020


What impact did the dietary changes in humanity have on our bodies? Going back as far as our pre-historical ancestors hypothesize very interesting correlations. What does the wide research say about eating animal …

Colin Guinn and Christie Woods: Secrets for Building a Relationship That Lasts

October 28th, 2020


This month there has been a general trend of discussing relationships. I think relationships are the most important things we could ever invest our …

Whitney Miller: Having Great Sex & How to Map Your Vulva

October 21st, 2020


Do you wonder how your sex life can improve our relationships– with others and with yourself–either in a monogamous, a polyamory, or an open …

Miki Agrawal + Andrew Horn: Effective Communication, Dealing with Resentment and How to Actively Listen

October 14th, 2020


Relationships are complicated, no matter what kind of relationship you are in–whether it's with your partner, your family, your friends, or your co-workers. The biggest issues that arise within relationships stem from …

Dr. Louis Ignarro: The Importance of Nitric Oxide for Optimal Functioning

October 7th, 2020


Did you know nitric oxide plays a fundamental role in the optimal functioning of your body? Nitric oxide not only has an anti-microbial effect (it …

Ceara Lynch: Humiliatrix, Sexual Fetishes and Being Human

September 28th, 2020


Have you ever heard the term ‘humiliatrix’?

It might ring a bell and you can probably guess in which industry this profession belongs to. But the contours of it might surprise you!

In this episode, guest Ceara Lynch …

Dr. Perry Nickelston: Using the Under-Looked Lymphatic System for Optimal Healing

September 19th, 2020


Is the lymphatic system the missing link in your healing? In this episode of the Align Podcast, Dr. Perry Nickleston guides us through the vital role …

Dr. Kelly Starrett: Breaking Yourself Against Your Fears

September 14th, 2020


Are you ready for anything life throws your way?

In this episode of the Align Podcast, guest Kelly Starrett discusses how putting ourselves in …

Ryan Glatt: How to Boost Brain Health Through Exercise

September 7th, 2020


Most of us are nutrition and supplement obsessed when it comes to increasing cognitive health, although exercise is at the top of the list for preventing cognitive decline, yet it's the least utilized. In this episode, …

Mind Pump Podcast: How We Are Making Ourselves Sick (Part 2)

August 31st, 2020


Do you predominately move and live in a supplemented, linear way?   I personally believe the large majority of us aren’t actually living life. We …

Mind Pump Podcast: How We Are Making Ourselves Sick (Part 1)

August 27th, 2020


Do you predominately move and live in a supplemented, linear way?   I personally believe the large majority of us aren’t actually living life. We …

Eben Britton: The History of Cannabis and Using It To Reach Your "Highest" Self

August 17th, 2020


Should cannabis be illegal? Is cannabis simply an escape? Does smoking it frequently makes us a “dud”? Should there be guilt and shame around using …

Dr. Belisa Vranich: Biohacking Your Breath

August 10th, 2020


People are less in touch with their bodies―and especially their breathing―than ever before. And ironically, people who take pride in taking care of their bodies actually put themselves at greater risk. Why? Because …

Paul Saladino: The Effect of Nutrition on Human Evolution

August 5th, 2020


Disclaimer: This isn’t your typical Paul Saladino podcast episode on the Carnivore Diet.


I’ve had him on the podcast before where I challenged him …

Mindful Mindset Pivots + Are You Down with J.C.?

July 30th, 2020


Most of us run on an endless string of vague goals and should-haves, with true, empowering change always just out of reach. Many of us feel stuck in …

Bruce Lipton: Why Your Consciousness Creates your Biology

July 23rd, 2020


Why are you the way that you are? Were you born this way or have you conditioned yourself to be this way? Bruce H. Lipton, Ph.D is here to answer …

Restorative Farming: How the Conventional Food You Eat is Destroying Our Earth with Anya Fernald

July 16th, 2020


Our food is getting cheaper and cheaper, but at what cost? Not only are our current farming and food processing practices and systems deteriorating our health, but it's causing even more harm to our ecosystem.

The …

Jamie Kilstein: A Fuckup's Guide to Self-Help and Political Social Media

July 8th, 2020


In this episode of the Align Podcast, I chat with Jamie Kilstein who is the host of the Fuckups Guide to Self-Help, as well as a well-known stand-up comic and Jai Jitsu fighter.

Jamie shares the root of his humor, why …

Michael Trainer: Preserving Humanity Through Ancient Practices

July 2nd, 2020


We are a species that–whether we want to face it or not–is on it’s way to becoming extinct and this earth will carry on with or without us. So the great question Michael and I explore in this conversation is how can we …

Harry Grammer: Racial Injustice & How to Stop “Othering” Each Other

June 25th, 2020


In this episode of the Align Podcast, I am joined by Harry Grammer, who is by far one of the most important figures I have had on the podcast and one of the most important conversations I have ever shared.

Harry …

Max Lugavere: A Deeper Look into The Genius Life

June 18th, 2020


If you think you’ve heard everything Max Lugavere has to say about the Genius Life, I’m guessing you haven’t heard this. We go deeper than his brand-new book and take a look into how Max lives his personal Genius Life. …

An Honest Conversation on Racism with Robert Fergusson

June 10th, 2020


Let's talk about Black Lives Matter.

Some people believe protesting and posting on social media is the most effective way to bring about change in our country, although I believe the most effective way is to become …

Nimai Delgado: Hinduism, Veganism, and Living Beyond the Norm

June 3rd, 2020


In this episode of the Align Podcast, I chat with fitness influencer, Nimai Delgado, who shares his interesting journey through life from being an American raised in a Hindu community to becoming one of the most …

Lindsey Simcik of Almost 30: Practices for Connecting with Your Higher Self and Being Authentic

May 26th, 2020


In this conversation with Lindsey Simcik, we dive into the simple practices Lindsey incorporates into her life for connecting deeper with her …

Mike Wasilisin of MoveU: Embracing Pain to Build the Life You Want for Yourself

May 19th, 2020


In this episode of the Align podcast, special guest Mike Wasilisin talks about the power of embracing pain. We chat about how everyone has the ability within them to achieve whatever it is they want to achieve and how …

A Conversation on Covid-19 with Dr. Christian Gonzalez, MD

May 11th, 2020


In this episode of the Align podcast, I chat with returning guest Dr. Christian Gonzalez on the happenings in the world right now. We discuss:

  • Are …

Luke Storey: Karma, Spiritual Evolution, Addiction and Trauma

May 4th, 2020


In this episode, I am joined by a good friend, Luke Storey, who shares his wisdom cultivated through overcoming his personal addiction and trauma and …

Jim Kwik: Developing Your Senses

April 27th, 2020


In this episode of the Align podcast, Jim Kwik and I have a conversation on the three senses: sound, touch, and sight. We discuss how you are born …

Byron Katie: Living in a Timeless State of Mind

April 23rd, 2020


In this episode of the Align Podcast, I chat with my dear friend, Byron Katie, who shares invaluable insight into living in the present moment. Through this conversation, you will have a deeper understanding of how our …

A Conversation on Success, Enemies, Empathy, and Creating Change with Kyle Thiermann

April 13th, 2020


How often do you think about why you do what you do, why you see the world a certain way, and why you’re unable to create change within yourself? In this episode of the Align podcast, Kyle Thiermann and I have a …

Dr. Nicholas Romanov on Natural Movement and Realigning with Gravity

April 6th, 2020


Did you know up until the age of five, the interaction between our movement and gravity is subconscious? After the age of five, we begin to "learn" how to use our muscles, which is an incredible disruption to our …

How to Inquire Within with In-Q

March 30th, 2020


In this episode of the Align podcast, world-renown poet, In-Q, shares his deepest thoughts on universal issues of love, loss, forgiveness, transformation, and belief, based on his new book Inquire Within. Through our …

Seane Corn: Understanding Your Highest Self through Yoga Philosophy

March 23rd, 2020


“Yoga has never been about the stretch, it’s always been about your reaction to the stretch.” In this episode of the Align podcast, guest Seane Corn, celebrated yoga teacher and activist , shares a deep, gut-level …

Shining a New Light on COVID 19

March 19th, 2020


This is a fascinating time we are living in. We can’t control what’s happening in the world around us, but we can control the perspective in which we …

How Your Diet Impacts Your Relationships, Happiness, and Longevity with Dr. Terry Wahls

March 15th, 2020


The foods you choose to consume and the lifestyle practices you live out daily determine the quality of your relationships, the happiness you …

Benefits of Cold Exposure Therapy & How to Create Your Own Cold Plunge

March 12th, 2020


Cold showers and cold plunges are widely spoken about in the world of wellness, but are they really worth the pain and discomfort theyput you …

Abel James: Toxic Masculinity, Burnout, Validation, and Poetry

March 9th, 2020


In this episode of the Align podcast, Abel James and I have a deep conversation on a wide array of topics that all drive back to letting go your ego …

7-Minute Guided Breathwork and Meditation

March 5th, 2020


In this episode of the Align podcast, I talk you through a seven-minute breathwork and meditation practice that is perfect for helping you tune your nervous system and give yourself the rest you need. At the beginning …

Dr. Paul Saladino: Returning to Our Ancestral Diet with The Carnivore Code

March 2nd, 2020


“Animal foods are clearly superior to plant foods in every way, shape, and form.” Do you agree with this statement? My guess is no. But if we all …

The Parallels Between Dog and Human Psychology with Celebrity Dog Behaviorist Tamar Geller

February 25th, 2020


Celebrity dog trainer and guest of this episode of the Align podcast, Tamar Gellar, discusses the wisdom and knowledge she has cultivated through dog …

The Power of Hanging and Decompressing Your Spine

February 21st, 2020


Hanging? That’s right, hanging! Allow yourself to hang from a pull-up bar, tree branch, playground, or anything that will support your weight, for …

Aubrey Marcus: Overcoming Sexual Shame and Stigma to Enhance Your Experience

February 17th, 2020


In this episode of the Align Podcast, I chat with Aubrey Marcus on all the shame and stigma that surrounds sex. Why do we feel shame? Why do we think we are doing something wrong? Why do we allow it to change the way we …

3 Meditation Mistakes You're Probably Making

February 13th, 2020


To live your most optimized life, prioritizing meditation for at least ten minutes a day is essential.  Countless people come to me …

The Mindset of an Olympian with Tony Jeffries

February 10th, 2020


In this episode of the Align podcast, I chat with world-renowned boxer, Tony Jeffries. Tony was the 2008 Olympic bronze medalist, 7 time national champion, and an undefeated professional boxer. Today, Tony remains …

Reducing and Managing Stress Holistically

February 6th, 2020


Apparently there is a perception that I don’t have a ton of stress in my life. And to be honest, that is ridiculous! I experience stress almost every …

Eliminating Your Ego, Returning to Your Center, and Acting with Purpose with Michael Trainer

February 3rd, 2020


We’ve gotten so far from what is central to us being human, making it essential for us to find our center again. Much of this has to do with letting go of our ego, discovering the practices that bring us silence within, …

My Strategy for Having Better Conversation and the Podcast Equipment I Use

January 30th, 2020


In this episode of the Align podcast, I give you a step-by-step guide on how I prepare for every single one of my podcast interviews. Plus, I give …

Plant-Based vs. Animal-Based Diets with Dr. Joel Kahn

January 27th, 2020


In this episode of the Align podcast, I have a not so conventional conversation with Dr. Joel Kahn on plant-based nutrition. At his core, Dr. Joel …

My Diet and Outlook on Nutrition

January 23rd, 2020


In this episode of the Align podcast, I break down what my daily diet looks like, the beliefs I hold around nutrition, and my best advice for …

Rituals for Connecting Deeper with Yourself and Your Partner with Natalie MacNeil

January 20th, 2020

In this episode of the Align podcast, Natalie MacNeil and I have a real, raw, and completely uncensored conversation based on her newest book, The Rituals.   Having visited over 100 countries and exposed to countless …

Benefits of Sitting on the Floor and How to Do It Properly

January 16th, 2020


If you’re someone who is striving to be proactive with their health, tune into this episode of the Align Podcast to learn more about floor sitting – one of the simplest things you can do to increase your vitality and …

Dr. Perlmutter: Detoxing Your Mind for Better Decision Making, Lasting Happiness and Weight Loss

January 13th, 2020

In this episode of the Align Podcast, I’m joined by Dr. Perlmutter, world-renowned, board-certified neurologist and four-time New York Times

Reduce Driving and Travel Stress with Therapeutic Movement

January 9th, 2020


Do you become a crockpot of stress when stuck when driving or traveling? I’m guessing your answer is yes, and that’s why in this episode of the …

JP Sears: Drastically Change the Way You Live through Breath, Posture and Playfulness

January 6th, 2020


We live our lives in boxes–going from our box house, to our box car, to our box office, just to go back to our box house. The boxes our society and …

Dr. Ann Louise Gittleman: Mastering Metabolism, Parasites & Immunity | 257

December 30th, 2019


Continually breaking new ground in integrative and functional medicine, Ann Louise Gittleman is a top nutritionist who was years before current trends like Paleo and Keto. She is internationally recognized as a pioneer …

Ben Greenfield: Boosting Libido, Breathing Better, Power of Love | Ep. 256

December 23rd, 2019


Ben Greenfield is a biohacker, human body and brain performance coach, ex-bodybuilder, Ironman triathlete, professional Spartan athlete, anti-aging …

Dr. Ghannoum: Psychology of Fungus, Mycobiome, Gut Health | Ep. 255

December 18th, 2019


Dr. Mahmoud Ghannoum is one of the world's leading microbiome researchers and the scientist who named the mycobiome, our body's fungal community. He lectures at many institutions globally, including the National …

Dr. Andrew Hill: Neuroplasticity, Ritualistic Drumming, Neurofeedback | Ep. 254

December 4th, 2019


Dr. Hill is one of the top peak performance coaches in the country. He holds a Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuroscience from UCLA’s Department of Psychology …

Chuck Liddell: Mindset Tips, Becoming a Champion, Surgery Recovery | Ep. 253

November 25th, 2019


Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell burst onto the MMA scene in 1998 during his UFC debut fight win against Noe Hernandez in UFC 17.  His rise to UFC champion includes most notable TKO wins against Randy Couture (UFC 52 & …

Whitney Miller: Sex Magic, Power of Touch, Polyamory | Ep. 252

November 12th, 2019


Whitney Miller is a relationship coach and co-host of the True Sex & Wild Love podcast. Whitney was also awarded the title of Miss Texas United States 2012, and subsequently Miss United States 2012, and also happens …

Dr. Will Cole: Fasting, Ketosis, Psychology of Eating | Ep. 251

November 4th, 2019


Dr. Will Cole, leading functional-medicine expert, consults people around the world via webcam and locally in Pittsburgh. He specializes in …

Brian Hoyer: Sleep Hygiene, EMF Protection, Dirty Electricity | Ep. 250

November 1st, 2019


Brian Hoyer is a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and is a certified Geobiologist trained by a pioneering naturopathic and environmental medicine …

Marianne Williamson: Politics Of Love, Decriminalizing Drugs, Ending Slavery | Ep. 249

October 21st, 2019


Marianne Williamson is an internationally acclaimed lecturer, activist and author of four #1 New York times bestselling books. She has been one of America’s most well known public voices for more than three decades and …

Alex Banayan: Art of Story Telling, Controlling Your State, Public Speaking | Ep. 248

October 14th, 2019


Fortune Magazine reported that Alex Banayan is the world's youngest venture capitalist and he was ranked on Forbe's 30 Under 30 List. Alex is the author of the best selling book, The Third Door and is the youngest …

Emily Morse: Prostate Massage, Female Ejaculation, Clitoral Anatomy| Ep. 247

October 7th, 2019


Emily Morse is a sex therapist, media personality and author. She is the host of the long-running podcast, Sex with Emily and host of Sex with Emily Live on Sirius XM’s Stars 109 weekdays from 5-7PM PST. She also hosted …

Jim Kwik: Memory Hacks, Optimizing Brain Function, Relieving Anxiety | Ep. 246

September 30th, 2019


This was recorded live at Worldz Summit in Long Beach, CA. Jim Kwik (his real name) is a dear friend and the founder of Kwik Learning and a widely recognized world expert in speed-reading, memory improvement, brain …

Patrick Mckeown: Nose Breathing, Tongue Strength, Over-Breathing | Ep. 245

September 23rd, 2019


“My mission is to empower people to take control of their own health, well-being and fitness using simple breathing exercises proven to improve body …

Emily Schromm: Ayahuasca, Adrenal Fatigue, Visualization | Ep. 243

September 9th, 2019


Emily Schromm is a personal trainer, Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, and serial entrepreneur helping others empower themselves by way of food and movement. This conversation goes deep into thought patterns, …

Dr. Christian Gonzalez: Gut Biome, Meaning of Cancer, Fecal Transplants | Ep. 242

September 2nd, 2019


Dr. Christian Gonzalez is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor specializing in Oncology and Environmental Medicine. He is passionate about education, …

Peter Crone: Mind Architecture, Ayurveda, Science of Life| Ep. 241

August 26th, 2019


Peter Crone is a thought leader in human potential and performance. He devotes his life to sharing insights and strategies to live an inspired life and thrive by awakening new levels of awareness. Peter helps redesign …

Cavin Balaster: Traumatic Brain Injuries, Psychedelics, Neurological Health | Ep. 240

August 19th, 2019


In 2011, Cavin sustained a severe traumatic brain injury, was comatose for 12 days. and given less than a 10% chance of recovery beyond a persistent vegetative state. After relearning to eat, walk, and talk, he began a …

Amy Baldwin: Anal Stimulation, Sex Work, Flirting | Ep. 239

August 12th, 2019


Amy Baldwin is a Sex and Relationship Coach (trained in the Somatica® Method), Certified Sex Educator, lead educator for Uberlube, as well as co-owner of a mother-daughter owned pleasure boutique called Pure Pleasure …

Shaman Durek: Spiritual Body, Shamanism, Shaping Your Environment | Ep. 238

August 5th, 2019


Shaman Durek is a Los Angeles-based spiritual guide and gifted healer. As a Shaman, He acts as a mediator or “bridge” between the spiritual and physical planes, applies ancient spiritual wisdom, coupled with decades of …

Mimi & Alex Ikonn: Building a Brand, Healthy Relationships, Vipassana Meditation | Ep. 237

August 2nd, 2019


Mimi and Alex Ikonn are two of most authentic, kind and successful couple of people I've had the opportunity to come across individually. It's an …

Paul Chek: Origins of Christianity, God, Chakra System | Ep. 236

July 22nd, 2019


Paul Chek is a world-renowned expert in the fields of corrective and high-performance exercise kinesiology, stress management and holistic wellness. …

Katie Wells: Psychobiology, Systems for Success, Dental Health | Ep. 235

July 16th, 2019


Katie Wells, CTNC, MCHC, a mom of six with a background in journalism, she took health into her own hands and started researching to find answers to her own health struggles. Her research turned into a blog and podcast …

Lori Harder: War of Art, Inner Voice, How to Relate | Ep. 234

July 8th, 2019


Lori Harder is a leading expert in the field of fitness, transformational work, mindfulness, and self-love. She has grown two multi-million dollar …

John Romaniello: Finding Your Voice, Overcoming Depression, Power of Writing | Ep. 233

July 1st, 2019


John Romaniello, one of the most highly regarded experts in the fitness industry, has written for several publications, from Men's Health to Fast Company, and has been featured on programs such as Good Morning …

Sue Hitzmann: Mental Warfare, Developmental Patterns, Fascia | Ep. 232

June 23rd, 2019


Sue is the creator of the MELT Method®, a simple self-treatment technique that helps people get out and stay out of chronic pain. A nationally …

Kyle Kingsbury: Psychedelic Research, Healing Brain Trauma, Finding Focus | Ep. 231

June 16th, 2019


Kyle Kingsbury is a retired UFC fighter, Director of Human Optimization at Onnit, profound psychonaut and one of my best friends. This conversation digs into all things psychedelic research, childhood development and …

Max Lugavere: Balancing Hormones, Stages of Grief, Meaning of Genius | Ep. 230

June 10th, 2019


Max Lugavere is a filmmaker, health and science journalist and the author of the New York Times best-selling book Genius Foods: Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive While Protecting Your Brain for Life. He is …

Dr. Stuart McGill: Spinal Hygiene, Healthy Adaptation, Anthropometry | Ep. 229

June 3rd, 2019


Dr. Stuart McGill has played a large influence in developing my perspectives on spinal mechanics and self-care over the last decade. He is a professor emeritus, University of Waterloo, where he was a professor for 30 …

Dr. John Demartini: Human Behavior, Neuroplasticity, Mind-Control | Ep. 228

May 27th, 2019


Dr. John Demartini is a world renowned specialist in human behavior, a researcher, author and global educator. He has developed a series of solutions …

Lauren Roxburgh: Psychosomatic Medicine, Relieving Stress in the Mind-Body | Ep. 227

May 23rd, 2019


Lauren Roxburgh is a best selling author, internationally renowned wellness educator and speaker, frequently dubbed “The Body Whisperer.” Roxburgh is the go-to writer and expert on all things fascia, alignment, the …

Gabby Reece: Meaning of Success, Stress Hacks, Lessons of Motherhood | Ep. 226

May 13th, 2019


Gabby Reece is considered one of the greatest women's beach volleyball players of all-time. As though that wasn't enough, she's also a successful …

Emily Fletcher: Meditation for Better Sex & Productivity | Ep. 225

May 7th, 2019


Emily Fletcher is the founder of Ziva, the creator of The Ziva Technique and regarded as the leading expert in meditation for high performance. The New York Times, The Today Show, Vogue and ABC News have all featured …

Dr. Chris Ryan: Antifragile, Wealth Paradox, Civilized to Death | Ep. 224

April 30th, 2019


Dr. Chris Ryan is the writer of the best-selling book 'Sex at Dawn' and the soon to be best-seller 'Civilized to Death'. He is one of my absolute …

Daniele Bolelli: Power of History, Meaning of Freedom, Play | Ep. 223

April 21st, 2019


Daniele Bolelli is an Italian-American writer, university professor, martial artist, and podcaster based in Southern California. He is the author of …

Kelli Tennant: Radical Honesty, Autoimmune Disease, Ayahuasca | Ep. 222

April 15th, 2019


Kelli Tennant has had a fascinating journey through elite athletics and superficial validation on national tv to being bed-ridden with what was a mysterious illness. She's been through countless doctors and diets and …

JP Sears: Emotional Intelligence, DMT, Body Language | Ep. 221

April 8th, 2019


JP Sears is a best-selling author, podcast host and YouTube celebrity for his hilarious Ultra-Spiritual parody videos. I truly value JP's …

Dr. Jack Kruse Round Table II: Bioelectricity of Movement, Re-Balancing Your Neurochemistry | Ep. 220

April 2nd, 2019

I have a treat to share with you today: four of the world’s foremost biohacking experts getting vulnerable at the end of a long day and asking each …

Dr. Mercola: Sun Myths, Infrared Light, Cold Plunges | Ep. 219

March 26th, 2019


Dr. Joseph Mercola a multiple time New York Times best-selling author and one of the most important disruptors in the health-care space. He has been …

Dr. Laura Berman: Laws of Attraction, Sexual Energy, Tao of Sex | Ep. 218

March 21st, 2019


Dr Berman is the world’s leading expert in sex, love and relationships. She earned two Masters and a PhD degree from New York University and has spent the last several decades helping individuals and couples around the …

Ben Greenfield: Power of Silence, Sight & Sound Effects on Physiology | Ep. 217

March 14th, 2019


Ben Greenfield is a biohacker, human body and brain performance coach, ex-bodybuilder, Ironman triathlete, professional Spartan athlete, anti-aging …

Erwan Le Corre: Human Zoo, Hallucinogens, Optimizing Rest | Ep. 216

March 7th, 2019


This conversation was recorded after a Movnat and Align Band workshop at Movnat Denver in front of a live audience of movers. 

Erwan Le Corre is the founder of “MovNat”, a synthesis of his long-term passion for …

Kaj Larsen: Psychological Surgery, SEAL Stories, Adaptability | Ep. 215

February 28th, 2019


Kaj was an award winning correspondent and producer for CNN. His on-camera career began in 2005 when he covered the war in Afghanistan for Current TV. At Current TV Kaj helped develop the Emmy Award winning Vanguard …

Gil Hedley: Fascia, Pain Exploration, Foreskin Restoration | Ep. 214

February 21st, 2019


Gil Hedley, PhD, is the founder of Somanautics Workshops, Inc., providing professional continuing education to both physicians and allied health professionals for the past 16 years and is one of the most world's …

Dr. Alan Christianson: Liver Health, Adrenal Reset, Metabolism Reset | Ep. 213

February 14th, 2019


Alan Christianson is a New York Times Bestselling Author and a Phoenix, Arizona-based Naturopathic Medical Doctor (NMD) who specializes in natural …

Carl Paoli: Mental Control, Masks of Fitness, Why We Move | Ep. 212

February 6th, 2019


Carl Paoli is the author of the best-selling book, Free-Style, which breaks down the fundamentals of what it means to move well. Carl is an …

Amy Baldwin: Multiple Orgasms, Somatic Sex, Ejaculatory Control | Ep. 211

January 30th, 2019


Amy Baldwin is a Somatic Sex and Relationship Coach (trained in the Somatica® Method), Certified Sex Educator, sales trainer and educator for Uberlube, as well as co-owner of a mother-daughter owned pleasure boutique …

Brian Mackenzie: Nose Breathing, Pattern Recognition, Cold Exposure | Ep. 210

January 23rd, 2019


Brian Mackenzie is a world-renowned breath coach, professional tinkerer, writer and founder of Power Speed Endurance. I'm grateful to call him a …

Katy Bowman: Psychology of Movement, Pelvic Floor Strength, Movement Architecture | Ep. 209

January 16th, 2019


A biomechanist by training and a problem-solver at heart, Katy Bowman, M.S. is one of my favorite thinkers in the world of 'movement ecology'. She …

Dr. Pompa: Intermittent Fasting, Dental Fillings, Healthy Oils | Ep. 208

January 8th, 2019


Dr. Pompa is a walking testimony of the body’s amazing aptitude for healing itself. Following the debilitating effects of a three-year battle against …

Jill Miller: Vagus Nerve, Empathy Neurons, HRV | Ep. 207

December 31st, 2018


Jill Miller is a pioneer in the world of self-care and physical embodiment. She's the writer of the best-selling book, The Roll Model, and co-founder …

Tony Blauer: Psychology of Fear, Violence, Self-Defense | Ep. 206

December 25th, 2018


Tony Blauer is a pioneer in the world of self-defense and combat. He's been educating and studying the topic for over 40 years and has worked with …

Dr. David Perlmutter: Healing Brain Inflammation, Enhancing Memory | Ep. 205

December 17th, 2018


Dr. Perlmutter is a Board-Certified Neurologist and four-time New York Times bestselling author. He serves on the Board of Directors and is a Fellow …

Wim Hof: Revolution, Neurochemistry, Telepathy | Ep. 204

December 10th, 2018


This conversation was recorded at Wim's Air BnB in Venice, CA. It was one of the more special conversations I've had with any podcast guest, excited to share it with you!

Wim will be featured in the upcoming Align …

Dr. Robin Berzin: Longevity, Clairvoyant Meditation, Power of Writing | Ep. 203

December 3rd, 2018


Dr. Robin Berzin, MD is the founder and CEO of Parsley Health. A Summa Cum Laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Robin completed medical …

Bryan Kest: Power Yoga, Managing Your Mind, Meditation | Ep. 202

November 25th, 2018


This conversation was recorded in Bryan's studio in Santa Monica, CA.

Bryan Kest is an American yoga teacher. Recognized as a creator of Power Yoga, he is the founder of Santa Monica Power Yoga, based in Santa Monica, …

Ari Meisel: Productivity, Placebo Effect, Owning Your Time | Ep. 201

November 19th, 2018


Ari is the best-selling author of "The Art of Less Doing", and "The Replaceable Founder." He is a self-described Overwhelmologist whose insights into …

Emily Rosen: Psychology of Eating, Tantra, Breath-Work | Ep. 200

November 12th, 2018


Emily is the CEO of the internationally acclaimed Institute for the Psychology of Eating – the ideal outlet for her passion for helping others heal …

Neil Strauss: Unlearning, Healing Your Childhood, Mental Health | Ep. 199

November 5th, 2018


Neil Strauss is a seven-time New York Times best-selling author. His books, The Game and Rules Of The Game, for which he went undercover in a secret …

James Clear: Change Your Habits, How to Focus | Ep. 198

October 30th, 2018


James Clear is the writer of New York Times best selling book, Atomic Habits and is as far as I'm concerned, the world's leading expert on all things …

Sahara Rose: Ayurvedic Hacks, Tongue Health, Improve Digestion | Ep. 197

October 22nd, 2018


Sahara Rose is the best-selling author of Eat Feel Fresh: A Plant-Based Ayurvedic Cookbook and Idiot's Guide to Ayurveda. She has been called “a leading voice for the millennial generation into the new paradigm shift” …

Aubrey Marcus, Tait Fletcher, Kyle Kingsbury | Masks We Wear | Ep. 196

October 16th, 2018


This conversation was recorded live in Sedona, AZ after a long weekend 'Men's Retreat' with some of the most inspiring group of guys I've had the honor of spending a weekend with. We get into the various masks we wear, …

Dr. Kelly Starrett: Power of Play, Belief Systems, Waterman 2.0 | Ep. 195

October 7th, 2018


Dr. Kelly Starrett is a coach, physical therapist, author, speaker, and creator of Mobility WOD, which has revolutionized how athletes think about …

Drew Manning: Fit2Fat2Fit, Weight Loss Secrets, Mormonism | Ep. 194

October 3rd, 2018


Drew Manning is a friend and incredibly inspiring man. This conversation is fun and insightful. Enjoy!


Who is Drew Manning? 

Host of A&E Hit TV …

Jaiya Part III: Vagina Power, Sex Fitness, Anal Massage | Ep. 193

September 24th, 2018


Jaiya is a world-renowned expert on all things sexuality. We get into a wide variety sexological worm holes and recorded live from her bed (office) …

Mike Catherwood: Morning Rituals, Personality Tips, Recovery | Ep. 192

September 16th, 2018


Mike Catherwood is a legendary radio and TV personality. He's co-hosted Kevin and Bean, Loveline and presently Swoll Patrol with Dr. Drew. This …

Steven Kotler: Robot Psychology, Thought Control, Layers of Grit | Ep. 191

September 11th, 2018


Steven Kotler is a New York Times bestselling author, an award-winning journalist and the cofounder and director of research of the Flow Genome Project. He is one of the world’s leading experts on high performance. …

Jeremy Black: Building Sambazon, Super Foods, Soul of Money | Ep. 190

September 3rd, 2018


Jeremy Black along with his brother and a friend built the company Sambazon from the ground up after taking a surf trip to Brazil and discovering acai bowls. This conversation goes into a variety of interesting …

Dr. Dan Engle: Plant Consciousness, Brain Health, Exorcism | Ep. 189

August 27th, 2018


Dr. Dan Engle is Board Certified in Psychiatry and Neurology, with a clinical practice that combines functional medicine, integrative psychiatry, …

Kino MacGregor: Yoga Philosophy, Bhagavad Gita, Meditation | Ep. 188

August 21st, 2018


Kino MacGregor, known on Instagram as @Kinoyoga, was one of the youngest certified instructors of Ashtanga style yoga and has had a tremendous journey since then. She has become a pioneer in the yoga community and I was …

Craig Ballantyne: Get Shit Done, Rules for Life, Productivity | Ep. 187

August 13th, 2018


Craig Ballantyne coaches high-performing entrepreneurs and executives to get more done, have massive impact, grow their influence, and finally have a personal life again. He's helped his clients grow $100 million …

Jamie Wheal: Stealing Fire, Vagus Nerve, Flow States | Ep. 186

August 7th, 2018


Jamie Wheal, Executive Director of Flow Genome Project, is a leading expert on the neuro-physiology of human performance. His work ranges from …

Neuroscience of Meditation: Vipassana | My Experience | Ep. 185

August 3rd, 2018


Vipassana is a 10-day silent meditation. This is an in depth, slightly nerdy conversation about my recent experience with vipassana with my good friend and neuroscience/brain health guru, Ryan Glatt. He handles the …

Dr. John Demartini: Grow Your Brain, Escaping Death, Forgiveness | Ep. 184

July 29th, 2018


 Dr Demartini is considered one of the world's leading authorities on human behavior and personal development. He is the founder of the Demartini Institute, a private research and education organization with a …

Sean Croxton: Mirror Neurons, Pattern Breaking, How to Grow | Ep. 183

July 23rd, 2018


Sean Croxton has been a leading authority in the wellness world since the beginning of Youtube with his Under Ground Wellness channel. This conversation goes deep into our values, goals, beliefs and the science of the …

Suze Yalof Schwartz: Meditation, Sound Healing, Dreams | Ep. 182

July 16th, 2018


Suze Yalof Schwartz is the CEO and Founder of Unplug Meditation, the author of Unplug: A Simple Guide To Meditation for Busy Skeptics and Modern Soul …

Jim Kwik: Read Faster, Think Clearly, Boost Memory | Ep. 181

July 9th, 2018


Jim is a friend and legend in the world of cognitive development. He coaches the world's thought leaders and celebrities of all sorts to enhance …

Jen Esquer: Save Your Spine, Mobility 101, Nocebo | Ep. 180

July 2nd, 2018


Jen Esquer, aka @docjenfit, is a doctor of physical therapy, founder of the Mobility Method and world-renowned movement badass. I greatly value her perspectives and am so excited to share, enjoy!

Matt Vincent: Becoming World Champion, Highland Philosophy, Getting Stronger | 179

June 24th, 2018


Two-time Highland Games World Champion Matt Vincent (@ihviiimattvincent) shares how he combined training, diet and mental strength to make it to the top of his sport.  Matt is a world-class athlete and thought leader in …

Sue Hitzmann: Fascia, Melting Your Stress, Cellulite | Ep. 178

June 18th, 2018

Sue Hitzmann, MS, CST, NMT

Sue is the creator of the MELT Method®, a simple self-treatment technique that helps people get out and stay out of chronic pain. A nationally recognized educator, manual therapist, exercise …

Dr. David Perlmutter: Neurogenesis, Brain Health, Epigenetics | Ep. 177

June 10th, 2018


Dr. Perlmutter is a Board-Certified Neurologist and four-time New York Times bestselling author. He serves on the Board of Directors and is a Fellow …

BOOK HIGHLIGHTS: Way of The Superior Man | Ep. 176

June 7th, 2018


What is your true purpose in life? What do women really want? What makes a good lover? If you’re a man reading this, you’ve undoubtedly asked yourself these questions—but you may not have had much luck answering them. …

Paul Ekman: Detecting Lies, Facial Expressions, Body Language | Ep. 175

June 3rd, 2018


Dr. Ekman is best known for his work studying facial expressions and emotion. In 2009, Dr. Ekman was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by TIME Magazine. In 2014, Dr. Ekman ranked fifteenth among …

Nadine Artemis: Skin-Biome, Mouth Health, Human Permaculture | Ep. 174

May 28th, 2018


Living Libations was created by Nadine Artemis, beauty philosopher, aromacologist, and botanical muse, shaping plant-intelligence into palpable …

BOOK HIGHLIGHTS: Tribe | Ep. 173

May 26th, 2018


Sebastian Junger is the #1 New York Times Bestselling author of THE PERFECT STORMFIREA DEATH IN BELMONTWAR and TRIBE.   As an award-winning journalist, a contributing editor to Vanity Fair and a special …

Jonny Bowden: Fats, Drugs & Psychotherapy | Ep. 172

May 21st, 2018


Dr. Jonny Bowden, also known as The Nutrition Myth Buster, is a nationally known expert on weight loss and health, and has been seen on Dr. Oz, the Doctors, and every major television network. He is the best-selling …

Paul Chek II: Morphic Fields, Muscle-Organ Connection, Personal Myth| Ep. 171

May 14th, 2018


Paul Chek is an internationally-renowned expert in the fields of corrective and high-performance exercise kinesiology.

He's the founder of the …

BOOK HIGHLIGHTS: Bhagavad Gita | Ep. 170

May 10th, 2018



3 simple points I personally gathered from reading and listening to this translation of the Bhagavad Gita.

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Dr. Mark Cheng: Martial Arts, Hydration Tricks, Finding Balance | Ep. 169

May 7th, 2018


Dr. Cheng earned his Masters and Doctorate (Ph.D.) degrees in Chinese medicine and acupuncture, as well as his California State acupuncture license (L.Ac.), allowing him to practice professionally. He also taught Tui-Na …

BOOK HIGHLIGHTS: Whatever You Think, Think The Opposite (Experimental Ep. 168)

May 4th, 2018


Experimental episode digging into the highlights I've gathered from Paul Arden's book, 'Whatever You Think, Think The Opposite'

We go into 4 KEY …

Kyle Kingsbury: Aging Hacks, Psychedelic Guidance, Trauma Release | Ep. 167

April 30th, 2018


Kyle Kingsbury is a retired American UFC fighter. He's now the chief biohacking guinea pig at Onnit and is an absolute wealth of knowledge and humor.

Kyle Thiermann: Testicle Breathing, Breath Hacks, BIG Waves | Ep. 166

April 24th, 2018


As creator and host of the YouTube series, Surfing for Change, Kyle combines surfing imagery and current global issues to highlight the power of individuals in creating a better world through everyday decisions. Kyle …

Byron Katie: The Work, Enlightenment, Power of Thought | Ep. 165

April 22nd, 2018


Byron Katie, founder of The Work, has one job: to teach people how to end their own suffering. As she guides people through the …

Bedros Keuilian: Relieving Anxiety, Building Rapport, Why We Self-Punish | Ep. 164

April 16th, 2018


Bedros Keuilian is a best-selling author, speaker and business consultant. He’s the founder and CEO of Fit Body Boot Camp, one of the nation’s …

Dr. Dan Engle: Morphic Resonance, Self-Exploration, Child's Mind | Ep. 163

April 9th, 2018


This is one of my favorite conversations to date and is a perfect follow up to the last episode with Aubrey, we go deep into a variety of worm holes …

Aubrey Marcus: Sexual Attraction, Psychedelics, Daily Rituals | Ep. 162

April 5th, 2018


Aubrey Marcus is a friend and ally in helping the world wake the f*** up. 

He's also the founder and CEO of Onnit,  a lifestyle brand based on a …

Max Lugavere II: Genius Foods, Power Language, Nutritional Psychiatry | Ep. 161

April 2nd, 2018


Max Lugavere is a personal friend and someone I've grown to admire in this world.

He's a filmmaker, TV personality, health and science journalist and brain food expert. He is also the director of the upcoming film Bread …

Dr. Anthony Gustin: Ketosis, Gut Health, Mental Clarity Hacks | Ep. 160

March 26th, 2018


Dr. Anthony Gustin is almost certainly a genius and could be considered a revolutionary in the health and wellness industry.

He grew one location of …

Human Garage: Resolving Pain, Fascia, Gravity | Ep. 159

March 19th, 2018


It was an absolute pleasure spending the evening, deep diving with Gary on topics ranging from cultural uses of alcohol to the meaning of pain. I …

Kimberly Snyder: Global Medicines, Ayurvedic Hacks, Charging Elephants | Ep. 158

March 12th, 2018


Kimberly Snyder, C.N. is the nutritionist and multi-time New York Times and #1 Amazon best-selling author of The Beauty Detox SolutionThe Beauty …

Frank Forencich: Anthropology, Neuroscience, Sound Effects Movement | Ep. 157

March 5th, 2018


Frank Forencich received a BA from Stanford University and his human biology and neuroscience teaching credentials from Humboldt State University. He …

Dr. Mercola II: Fat for Fuel, Magnesium 101, Electricity Hacks | Ep. 156

February 26th, 2018


Dr. Mercola has become someone I greatly value and respect over the years. His site,, is one the most popular health related sites on the …

Dr. Stuart McGill: Fixing a 'Bad Back', Resolving Pain, Postural Awareness| Ep. 155

February 19th, 2018


Dr. Stuart M. McGill is a professor emeritus, University of Waterloo, where he was a professor for 32 years. His laboratory and experimental research clinic investigated issues related to the causal mechanisms of back …

Dr. Nicole Prause: Science of Orgasm, Sex & Masturbation | Ep. 154

February 12th, 2018


Nicole Prause, Ph.D is an American neuroscientist researching human sexual behaviour, addiction, and the physiology of sexual response. She is also …

Evan Brand: Parasitic Hypnosis, Healing Hormones, Holistic Wisdom | Ep. 153

February 5th, 2018


Evan Brand is an Author, Podcast Host and a Louisville, Kentucky-based Board-Certified Holistic Nutritionist, Certified Functional Medicine …

Dr. Steven Gundry: Plant Paradox, Reverse Aging, Fecal Transplants | Ep. 152

January 29th, 2018


During Dr. Gundry's 40-year medical career he performed over 10,000 heart surgeries and developed patented, life-saving medical technology. After …

Michele Paradise: Supreme Communication, Body Language, NLP | Ep. 151

January 22nd, 2018


Michele is an international speaker and coach and am now working with Deepak Chopra as a Wellness Expert on his new digital platform   I have 15 years experience working with people from all walks of life who …

'Sketchy' Andy Lewis: Base Jumping, Free Solo Highlining, World Records | Ep. 150

January 15th, 2018


Andy Lewis, is a professional performer, stunt coordinator, and internationally recognized extreme sports athlete. He is most famous for his efforts as a slackliner. Lewis has completed numerous accomplishments as a 

Jerzy Gregorek: Lion of Olympic Lifting, Happy Body, Avoiding Torture | Ep. 149

January 9th, 2018


Jerzy is a kind and brilliant man. He happens to also be an absolute legend in the Olympic lifting world with one of the most interesting stories …

Ben Greenfield: Scorpion Remedies, Optimizing Water, Goal Setting | Ep. 148

January 2nd, 2018


Ben is a return guest, friend and legend in the fitness industry.

Little bit about Ben; he was accepted into six medical schools, but opted to …

Danieli Bolelli: Cannibalism, Cultural Influences, Sexual Objectification | Ep. 147

December 25th, 2017


Daniele Bolelli is a writer, martial artist, university professor, and podcaster. He was born in Italy and currently lives in Los Angeles.

Dr. Mercola: Home Biology, Improved Cognition, Structured Water | Ep. 146

December 18th, 2017


Hopefully you know Dr. Mercola by now.

First and foremost he is an osteopathic physician, also known as a DO. DOs are licensed physicians who, …

Joe DeSena: Spartan Culture, Stoicism, Death Race | Ep. 145

December 11th, 2017


Joe De Sena
Founder and CEO, Spartan Race

Joe De Sena - the founder and CEO of Spartan Race, the world’s leading obstacle racing company – has demonstrated his entrepreneurial drive since his pre-teens. From selling …

Dr. Jack Kruse: Longevity Secrets, Cell Phone Effects, Obesity Paradox | Ep. 144

December 4th, 2017

About Dr. Jack Kruse

Dr. Jack Kruse is a respected neurosurgeon and CEO of Optimized Life, a health and wellness company dedicated to helping patients avoid the healthcare burdens we typically encounter as we age. He …

Christine Hassler: Art of Listening, Optimizing Communication, Pivoting | Ep. 143

November 27th, 2017


In 2006 Christine began speaking professionally to colleges. After writing books and spending so much time with 20-Something’s, she became a 

Chris Bell: Bigger, Stronger, Faster, Kratom | Ep. 142

November 20th, 2017


Chris Bell is an American director best known for his critically acclaimed documentaries “Bigger, Faster, Stronger” and “Trophy Kids.” Chris stopped by Lance’s to talk: making documentaries, the prescription drug …

Nora Gedgaudas: Brain Evolution, Stoned Ape Theory, Primal Fat Burner | Ep. 141

November 13th, 2017


Nora Gedgaudas is a widely recognized expert on what is popularly referred to as the “Paleo diet”. She is the author of the international …

Dr. Andy Galpin: Debunking Muscle Myths, Rules of Strength, Hazards of Quantified-Self | Ep. 140

November 6th, 2017


Andy is a tenured Professor in the Center for Sport Performance at CSU Fullerton. He was born and raised in beautiful Rochester, WA and is a die-hard …

Esther Gokhale II: Body Reading, Tribal Butt Cheeks, Heal Your Back | Ep. 139

October 30th, 2017


Esther Gokhale (Go-clay) has been involved in integrative therapies all her life. As a young girl growing up in India, she helped her mother, a …

Jay Ferruggia: Body Transformation, 80:20 Principle, Relationship Building | Ep. 138

October 23rd, 2017


I’m Jay Ferruggia, and I’ve been helping guys become the strongest version of themselves since 1994.

You may have seen my work in Men’s Health, Muscle & Fitness, Maximum Fitness, Men’s Fitness, Fast Company, …

Anodea Judith: Eastern Body, Western Mind, Chakra System | Ep. 137

October 17th, 2017


Anodea Judith Ph.D. has been called a “prophet for our time.” A globally recognized teacher, speaker, healer, and writer on the intersection of …

Hunter Maats: Effective Thinking, Perception, Unlearning | Ep. 136

October 9th, 2017


Hunter Maats is a friend and sincerely one of the most intelligent people I've come across. This conversation spans a variety of topics from how to think more effectively, where our perceptions come from in the first …

Jason Khalipa: Mind-Set Tips, Supplementation, Redefining Values | Ep. 135

October 3rd, 2017


Being an athlete doesn’t stop when you exit the arena, field, or court. Being a competitor is a lifestyle, a lifestyle that Jason Khalipa knows well. As Jason struggled to balance training for the CrossFit Games, …

Bryan Callen: Assume the Position, Benefits of Tragedy, Body Language | Ep. 134

September 25th, 2017


Born in the Phillipines, Callen spent the first fourteen years of his life overseas in countries like India, Pakistan, Lebanon, Greece and Saudi …

MIND PUMP II: Bonobo Love, Phantom Pain, Hacking Nervous Systems| Ep. 133

September 18th, 2017

What Is MindPump?

What exactly IS MindPump? MindPump is an online radio show/podcast that has been described as Howard Stern meets fitness. It is sometimes raw, sometimes shocking and is always entertaining and …

Porangui: Capoeira, Resolving Trauma, Sound Healing | Ep. 132

September 11th, 2017


“My art is that of holding sacred space. The degree to which I can hold space musically or in silence, on a stage or with a client on the …

Carl Paoli II: Butterfly Effect, Freestyle Movement, Fitness of Empathy | Ep. 131

September 5th, 2017

About Carl Paoli

Born in the U.S. to Swedish parents and growing up in Spain, Carl Paoli learned from an early age how to connect to and be conscious …

WIM HOF: Inner Fire, Reversing Disease, Breathing Deep | Ep. 130

August 28th, 2017

Exceptional performance with practicing

Almost two hours in a cylinder filled with 700 kilograms of ice cubes seems like an impossible feat. To climb …

Christopher Kelly II: Hormetic Stressors, Psychogeography, Belly Fat | Ep. 129

August 17th, 2017

My Story

Two years ago I had an awful lot going on. Some of the symptoms listed here I only recognise with hindsight, and many are so common that …

JP Sears II: Ultra-Spiritual, You're Safe Bro, Truly Living | Ep. 127

August 9th, 2017


I’m an emotional healing coach, international teacher, world traveler, and curious student of life. My work is intended to empower people to empower …

Travis 'Ninja' Brewer: Ninja Warrior Philosophy, Joint Recovery, Life Success | Ep. 126

August 1st, 2017


Travis Brewer is a fitness ninja and entrepreneur on a mission to spread positive energy through movement. His dedication to movement has led him to become a finalist on the hit TV Show American Ninja Warrior on NBC, …

Max Lugavere: Optimal Brain Function, Natural Nootropics, Alzheimer's | Ep. 125

July 25th, 2017


One of Max's appearances on The Dr. Oz Show, 2016

Max Lugavere is the director of an upcoming documentary titled BREAD HEAD, the first-ever film to explore the impact of diet and lifestyle on …

Rolf Potts: Cultural Body Language, Vagabonding, Minimalism | Ep.124

July 17th, 2017


Rolf Potts (born October 13, 1970) is an American travel writer, essayist, and author. He has written two books, Vagabonding(Random House, 2003) and 

Dr. Jack Kruse III: Science of Surfing, Disease of Darkness, Alien Light | Ep. 123

July 10th, 2017


Dr. Jack Kruse is a respected neurosurgeon and CEO of Optimized Life, a health and wellness company dedicated to helping patients avoid the healthcare burdens we typically encounter as we age. He is currently in private …

Logan Gelbrich: CrossFit Controversies, Black Swans, Deliberate Practice | Ep. 122

July 3rd, 2017


Born in Santa Monica, Logan feels right at home coaching at DEUCE Gym. With a background in collegiate (University of San Diego) and …

Dr. Stanley Krippner: Why We Dream, Parapsychology, Meaning Of Pain | Ep. 121

June 29th, 2017


Stanley Krippner, Ph.D., professor of psychology at SaybrookUniversity, is a Fellow in four APA divisions, and past-president of two divisions (30 …

MIND PUMP Crew: Personal Stories, Posture & Personality, Psychology of Movement | Ep. 120

June 23rd, 2017

What Is MindPump?

What exactly IS MindPump? MindPump is an online radio show/podcast that has been described as Howard Stern meets fitness. It is sometimes raw, sometimes shocking and is always entertaining and …

Jill Miller II: Breathing Secrets, Self-Organization, Voice Training | Ep. 119

June 19th, 2017


Jill Miller is the co-founder of Tune Up Fitness Worldwide, creator of the corrective exercise format Yoga Tune Up® and The Roll Model® Method. …

Art Devany: Secrets of Fat, Aging Hacks, Elder Wisdom | Ep. 118

June 12th, 2017


Arthur De Vany was born in Davenport, Iowa in 1937. He graduated from Montebello High School in 1955 and signed to play professional baseball for the …

Jason Nemer: Acro Yoga, Tutelage of Masters, Handstands | Ep. 117

June 5th, 2017


Jason Nemer is the co-founder of AcroYoga. He has been blessed to have many great teachers on his path. His family was always very supportive of his many passions. His younger brother brought him into gymnastics and …

Dr. Mark Cheng: Chinese Medicine, Spaciousness, Art of Communication | Ep. 116

May 29th, 2017


Dr. Mark Cheng has his Masters and Doctorate (Ph.D.) degrees in Chinese medicine and acupuncture, as well as his California State acupuncture license (L.Ac.), allowing him to practice professionally. He also taught …

Steven Kotler II: Science of Ecstatic States, Tribal Mind, Flow | Ep. 115

May 23rd, 2017


Steven Kotler is a New York Times bestselling author, an award-winning journalist and the co-founder/director of research for the Flow Genome …

Luke Storey: Kundalini, Drugs, Fashion & Physiology| Ep. 114

May 16th, 2017

ABOUT Luke Storey

Luke Storey, a former Hollywood Celebrity Stylist, has spent the past 20 years developing and refining a robust way of life based …

Melissa Hartwig: Self Analysis, Psychology of Addiction, Stength in Solitude | Ep. 113

May 8th, 2017


The Whole30 program was officially launched in 2009 when co-founder Melissa Hartwig shared the details of a 30-day dietary experiment she and her …

Dr. Andy Galpin: Science & Philosophy of Strength, Fat Burning and Movement | Ep. 112

May 1st, 2017



Dr. Andy Galpin

Director of Education: Andy is a tenured Professor in the Center for Sport Performance at CSU Fullerton. 

Andy took his limited …

Alex Hutchinson: Psychobiology, Breath Hacks, Mammalian Dive Reflex | Ep.111

April 24th, 2017


I'm a former physicist, a lifelong runner, and (most of all, these days) a science journalist. In the pages of Runner's World, …

Dr. Terry Wahls II: Evolution of Mitochondria, Stem Cells, Reversing Inflammation | Ep. 110

April 17th, 2017


Dr. Terry Wahls is a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa where she conducts clinical trials. She is also a patient with …

Dr. Stuart McGill II: Butt Winking, Power of Bracing, Stacking Our Bones | Ep. 109

April 10th, 2017


Dr. Stuart M. McGill is a professor of spine biomechanics at the University of Waterloo (Waterloo, ON, Canada). His advice is often sought by governments, corporations, legal experts and elite athletes and teams from …

Tero Isokauppila: Performance Mushrooms, Reindeer Piss, Over-Reading | Ep. 108

April 3rd, 2017


Tero Isokauppila, is the founder of Four Sigmatic Foods, and he's on a mission to make mushrooms more accessible to everyone. Tero founded Four …

Mike Bledsoe: Language & Movement, Perspectives on Sexuality, Trauma Effects Posture | Ep. 107

March 27th, 2017

Mike Bledsoe


Mike Bledsoe is one of the founders and owners of Faction Strength & Conditioning Home of CrossFit Memphis. He's a co-host on the top ranked Barbell Shrugged Podcast and Host of the Bledsoe Show. 

Max Shank: Redefining Normal, Movement Perceptions, Floor-Play | Ep. 106

March 20th, 2017

  Hi, I'm Max Shank.


I've written 3 books and taught over a hundred courses in countries around the world. These experiences have allowed me to help 10's of Thousands of people across the globe improve their lives …

Dr. Terry Wahls: Repairing Nervous System, Shrinking Brains, Sulfor | Ep. 105

March 13th, 2017

About Dr. Terry Wahls   I am a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine in Iowa City, Iowa, U.S.A., where …

Ryan Munsey: Lucid Dreaming, Nootropics, Cheat Days | Ep. 104

March 6th, 2017


About Ryan Munsey  

You can do anything. You’re capable of more. Unleash your potential. Maximize your potential

For most people in the world today, its like we’re living in this shadow life where we are are afraid …

Jack Kruse II: Hacking Stiff Joints, Fat & Entrainment | Ep 103

February 27th, 2017

About Dr. Jack Kruse

Dr. Jack Kruse is a respected neurosurgeon and CEO of Optimized Life, a health and wellness company dedicated to helping patients avoid the healthcare burdens we typically encounter as we age. He …

Ben Greenfield II: Gorilla Strength, Neuroplasticity, Alternative Therapies | Ep. 102

February 20th, 2017

About Ben Greenfield 1

Author of the New York Times Bestseller “Beyond Training“, Ben Greenfield's balanced approach to fitness, nutrition and health comes from his extensive experience in the fitness and …

Jaiya II: Awakening the Anus, Vaginal Strength, Bandhas | Ep. 101

February 13th, 2017


Jaiya is one of the most progressive and well educated sexual wellness experts. She works with couples and singles to help them overcome intimacy issues, deepening connection and communication, leading to the …

Vinnie Tortorich II: Fitness Confidential, Supplement Deception, Magnesium | Ep. 100

February 7th, 2017



My name is Vinnie Tortorich, Celebrity Fitness Trainer, speaker, podcaster and best-selling author of Fitness Confidential: Adventures in the Weight-Loss Game.

Some call me “America’s ANGRIEST …

Dan John II: Stength Philosophies, Wisdom of Turkish Get-Up | Ep. 99

January 30th, 2017



An Introduction to Dan John

Dan John has spent his life with one foot in the world of lifting and throwing, and the other foot in academia. An All-American discus thrower, Dan has also competed at the …

Daniele Bolelli: Martial Arts, History on Fire, Psilocybin | Ep. 98

January 23rd, 2017


Daniele Bolelli is a writer, martial artist, university professor, and podcaster. He was born in Italy and currently lives in Los Angeles.

Dr. Jack Kruse: Magnetism, Light, Water & Neurosurgery | Ep. 97

January 17th, 2017

About Dr. Jack Kruse

Dr. Jack Kruse is a respected neurosurgeon and CEO of Optimized Life, a health and wellness company dedicated to helping patients avoid the healthcare burdens we typically encounter as we age. He …

Mark Sisson: Primal Blueprint, DMT, Building an Empire | Ep. 96

January 9th, 2017


So, tell us about the guy behind Mark’s Daily Apple!

I’m a former elite endurance athlete who has made health and fitness my life’s work. In my …

Nadine Artemis: Skin-Biome, Tooth-Care, Losing Everything | Ep. 95

January 2nd, 2017


Living Libations was created by Nadine Artemis, beauty philosopher, aromacologist, and botanical muse, shaping plant-intelligence into palpable …

Kyle Kingsbury: Ayahuasca, Fighting, Transformation | Ep. 94

December 26th, 2016


Kyle Loren Kingsbury is a retired American professional mixed martial artist. A professional competitor from 2006-2014, Kingsbury also formerly competed for King of the Cage and was a cast member of Spike TV's The …

Sean Croxton: Reversing Scarcity, Hacking Belief Systems | Ep. 93

December 19th, 2016


Soon thereafter in 2008, he launched his first podcast Underground Wellness Radio, on which he interviewed authors and experts in the alternative health space. The program ran for 7 years with over 10 million downloads …

Mark Bell: Bigger, Stronger, Faster, Psychology of Strongmen | Ep. 92

December 12th, 2016


I used to be known as JackAss from my days at, or Smelly from the feature film documentary "Bigger, Stronger, Faster." I am now the strongest strength coach in the world (maybe someone can …

Hannah Crum (Kombucha Momma): Fermentation, SCOBY Facials, Feeding Our Flora | Ep. 91

December 5th, 2016

Hello Kombucha aficionados!

Welcome to Kombucha Kamp –
your home for Kombucha brewing tips, advice, recipes and more!

Kombucha Kamp’s mission is to “change the world, one gut at a time” by educating and …

Dr. Gabor Mate: Psychoneuroendocrinology, Healing Childhood Trauma | Ep. 90

November 29th, 2016

A renowned speaker, and bestselling author, Dr. Gabor Maté is highly sought after for his expertise on a range of topics including addiction, stress and childhood development.

Rather than offering quick-fix …

Dr. Grace Liu: Fecal Transplants, Movement & Our Microbiome | Ep. 89

November 21st, 2016


While my expertise is in the pharmaceutical world, I explore the various scientific, nutritional, and pharmacological ins and outs of optimal health. …

Todd Hargrove: Neutral Joints, Feldenkrais, Awakening Nervous System | Ep. 88

November 14th, 2016


I'm an author, blogger, Feldenkrais Practitioner and Rolfer. I used to be an attorney.

I write and speak about emerging …

Nora Gedgaudas: Gut-Brain Integration, Neurofeedback, Wolves | Ep. 87

November 7th, 2016


Nora Gedgaudas is a widely recognized expert on what is popularly referred to as the “Paleo diet”. She is the author of the international …

Shawn Stevenson: Growing into Ourselves, Spacious Movement | Ep. 86

November 1st, 2016


Shawn Stevenson is a nutritionist, best-selling author and hosts a #1 ranked podcast called the Model Health Show and has an inspiring story of moving himself out of dis-ease and into health. Diagnosed with degenerative …

Elle Russ: Optimizing Your Master Gland, Medical Empowerment | Ep. 84

October 24th, 2016


Elle Russ is a writer, actor, and life coach. She is a popular host of The Primal Blueprint Podcast, a top-20 ranked show in the Health category on …

Steve Maxwell II: Minimum Effective Dose, Art of Aging, Power of Choice | Ep. 84

October 17th, 2016


"There's nothing new under the sun, it's how you put it together," says Steve Maxwell.

Recognized as one of today's most creative strength and conditioning coaches, his talent for constructing fresh, well rounded, and …

Christopher Kelly: Sleep Support, Libido, Blood Testing | Ep 83

October 11th, 2016

I'm Christopher Kelly, and I figured out the solution the hard way so you don't have to...

I love cycling – training, competing, the whole thing. I …

Tom Myers II: Physical Adaptation, Mimicking Patterns | Ep. 82

October 3rd, 2016


Tom studied directly with Drs. Ida Rolf, Moshe Feldenkrais, and Buckminster Fuller. He has also studied with movement teachers Judith Aston, Emilie …

Dr. Sarah Ballantyne: Autoimmunity & Thoughts, Reversing Depression | Ep. 81

September 27th, 2016


Sarah Ballantyne, Ph.D. (a.k.a. The Paleo Mom) is the blogger behind the award-winning blog, cohost of the top-rated and syndicated  The Paleo View podcast, and New York Times Bestselling author of …

Tony Gentilcore: Stability vs. Mobility, Crystallizing Thought | Ep. 80

September 19th, 2016


Tony Gentilcore is one of the co-founders of Cressey Sports Performance, which really should have been called "Cressilcore Sports Performance" …

David Epstein: Tribal Athleticism, Movement Generalism, Creativity | Ep. 79

September 12th, 2016


David Epstein writes about the developing science around sport -- from performance-enhancing drugs to the lucky genetics that separate a professional athlete from a duffer. A science writer and longtime contributor to …

Dr. Ellen Langer: Reversing Mental Aging, Mind-Body Unity | Ep. 78

September 5th, 2016


Dr. Ellen Langer, Ph.D., is a social psychologist and the first female professor to gain tenure in the Psychology Department at Harvard University. …

Mike Boyle: Movement Controversies, Icing & Static Stretching | Ep. 77

August 29th, 2016


Mike Boyle is known internationally for his pioneering work in the field of Strength & Conditioning and is regarded as one of the top experts in the area for Sports Performance Training. He has made his mark on the …

Chris Guillebeau: Non-Conformity, Travel, Integration | Ep. 76

August 22nd, 2016


Chris Guillebeau is a best-selling author, traveler and general badass. His Philosophy borrow from his website will give a you a sense of the our …

Paul Chek: Psychic-Death, Integrated Humans, Meta-Muscles | Ep. 75

August 15th, 2016


The C.H.E.K Institute’s approach to functional exercise and optimal health was developed by the founder, Paul Chek and is based on his 30 years of …

Susan Roane: Work a Room, Overcome Shyness, Socializing | Ep. 74

August 8th, 2016


When there is a need to be comfortable, confident, and effective in every room;  Susan RoAne provides the tools and techniques that create the …

Dan John: Strength Secrets, Investing in Movement | Ep 73

August 1st, 2016


Dan John has been teaching and coaching for well over thirty years. He is the former Strength Coach and Head Track and Field Coach at Juan Diego …

Jaiya: Sexual Healing, Erotic Blueprint, Releasing Shame | Ep. 72

July 25th, 2016


Jaiya is an internationally recognized, award-winning sexologist, author of Red Hot Touch, and the founder of New World Sex Education; a company …

Timothy Olsen: Ultra-Racing, Addiction into Success, 100 Mile Philosophies | Ep. 71

July 18th, 2016


Timothy Olson is the two-time winner and record holder of Western States 100 Mile race, with numerous other ultra-running wins. He is the star of the …

Dr. Tim Noakes: What is Fatigue, Over-Hydration, Health Paradoxes | Ep. 70

July 11th, 2016


Timothy David Noakes (born 1949) is a South African scientist, and an emeritus professor in the Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine at the University of Cape Town. He is also a member of the National …

Dr. Eric Goodman: Foundational Movement, Tuning Body, Lifestyle Alternatives | Ep. 69

July 4th, 2016


Eric and I discuss his alternative lifestyle and practical approaches to tuning our movement practice!

As the creator of Foundation Training, Eric combined his experience as a strength coach, personal trainer and …

John Lee Dumas: FOCUS, Imposter Syndrome, Dreams into Reality | Ep. 68

June 27th, 2016


John Lee Dumas was one of my first inspirations in expanding my boundaries as a business owner. (Feels foreign calling what I do a business but my …

Dr. Stuart McGill: Spinal Power, Back Mechanic, Explosive Strength | Ep. 67

June 20th, 2016


Dr. Stuart M. McGill is a professor of spine biomechanics at the University of Waterloo (Waterloo, ON, Canada) as well as a renowned writer. His advice is often sought by governments, corporations, legal experts and …

Matt Frazier: No Meat Athlete, Amino Acids, Veganism | Ep. 66

June 13th, 2016


No Meat Athlete was founded in 2009 by Matt Frazier, at about the same time he went vegetarian. Six months later, Matt qualified for the Boston Marathon with a time of 3:09:59 at the Wineglass Marathon, over 100 minutes …

Brad Pilon: Fasting, Nutritional Myths, Excess Consumption | Ep. 65

June 6th, 2016


Brad Pilon is the author of Eat Stop Eat, and one of the top experts on the science of fasting, including the widely misunderstood protocol of …

Daniel Vitalis: Resolving Childhood Trauma, Rewilding, Psychosomatic Self | Ep. 64

May 30th, 2016


Daniel Vitalis is a pioneer in the Rewilding movement, writer, entrepreneur and kindred spirit with the Align community. We go deep into the effect of childhood development and how to move trauma through our …

Dr. Kirk Parsley: Brainwashing, Sleep & Torture | Ep. 63

May 23rd, 2016


Dr. Kirk Parsley is a medical doctor, Navy SEAL, leading sleep expert and world-class educator. We discuss the effects of sleep deprivation, …

Dr. Wallace Nichols: Death, Life, Blue Mind | Ep. 62

May 16th, 2016


Dr. Wallace "J." Nichols, called “Keeper of the Sea" by GQ Magazine and “a visionary" by Outside Magazine is an innovative, silo-busting, …

Erik Dalton: Somatic Psychology, Beating Fear with Movement | Ep. 61

May 9th, 2016


Erik Dalton is the founder of Myoskeletal Therapy and the Freedom from Pain Institute. He is one of the original students of Ida Rolf and is a legend …

Steve Kamb: Level-Up Your Life, Antifragile, Stoic Perception | Ep. 60

May 2nd, 2016


Steve Kamb is a badass entrepreneur that took control of his life and he breaks down for us how we can do the same. After years of letting life pass …

Esther Gokhale: Change Shape of Your Spine, World Movement | Ep. 59

April 25th, 2016


Esther Gokhale is a world-renowned movement therapist and founder of the Gokhale Method. She wrote the best-selling book 8 Steps to a Pain-Free Back …

Brett McKay: Art of Manliness, Habit Breaking, Roman Values | Ep. 58

April 18th, 2016


Brett McKay from the Art of Manliness is one of my first insprirations in the podcast world. Starting of studying law, he changed trajectories and created his world around educating people on the lost art of manliness. …

Dr. Kelly Starrett Returns: Human Foundations, Movement Placebos, Recover Function | Ep. 57

April 11th, 2016


Dr. Kelly Starrett is an absolute legend in the realm of physical therapy and gernal human optimization. We dive into various abstract perpspectives …

Dr. Neal Pearson: Practicing Pain-Relief, Yoga Therapy, Plant Medicine | Ep. 56

April 4th, 2016


Dr. Neal Pearson is a physical therapist, Yoga Therapist and innovative thinker in the field of pain science. We deep dive into the topic of pain and …

Sue Hitzmann: Release Body/Mind Tension, Melt Away Stress | Ep. 55

March 28th, 2016


Sue Hitzmann is a world renowned exercise physiologist, New York Times Best Selling author of the Melt Method and she truly walks her talk. She …

Jonathan Bailor: Calorie Myth, Hormone Balance, Mechanistic Man | Ep. 54

March 21st, 2016


Jonathan Bailor is the New York Times best-selling author of the Calorie Myth and we break down why we can ditch calorie counting, reformulate our …

Rafe Kelley: Joint Articulation, Healthy Calluses, Natural Movement | Ep. 53

March 14th, 2016


Rafe Kelley is the founder of Evolve, Move, Play and is pioneering the introduction of 'rough housing', play and movement in trees as a dynamic means …

Jimmy Moore: Ketosis, Friendly Fats, 400lbs | Ep. 52

March 7th, 2016


Jimmy Moore is a world renowned writer, podcaster, speaker and sweet human being. He has wriiten several books in relation to low-carb/high fat dietary approach and lost hundreds of pounds in the process. What we need …

Mary Bond: Heal Your Posture, Somatic Tips, Introspection | Ep. 51

February 29th, 2016


Mary Bond is a world-renowned movement teacher, an original student of Ida Rolf, accomplished dancer and brings 73 years of wisdom to the discussion …

Keith Jardine: UFC Champ Exposed, Beating Anxiety, Overcoming Fear of Potential | Ep.50

February 22nd, 2016


Keith Jardine, Former UFC Light-Heavy Weight Champion of the world, may be the sweetest, kind hearted guy you will ever meet inside the body of a Viking warrior and he shows his truely human side with us in this …

Ari Meisel: Do Less to Achieve More, Cure the Incurable | Ep. 49

February 15th, 2016


Ari Meisel was diagnosed with Crohn's disease and was not able to invest more than an hour of time to work in a day before complete exhaustion. From this, he learned how to be incredibly effective with the hour he had …

Steve Maxwell: Mind Control, Minimalism & Legendary Jiu-Jitsu | Ep. 48

February 8th, 2016


Steve Maxwell is a world-renowned fitness coach, jiu-jitsu black belt under Relson Gracie and first instructor in the USA of kettlebells. HIs resume is impressive to say the least and we get into how he went from living …

Ryan Hurst: Gymnastic Foundations, Strengthen Taint, Gold Medal Bodies | Ep. 47

February 2nd, 2016


Ryan Hurst is the founder of Gold Medal Bodies (GMB), high-level gymnist, martial artist and world class movement teacher. Radical conversation …

Pedram Shojai: Detox, Tao and Pharmaceuticals | Ep. 45

January 18th, 2016


Pedram Shojai is a Chinese medical doctor, Taoist priest, documentary film-maker and overall bad ass. It was a sincere pleasure breaking down the pharmaceutical industry, detox, Chinese medicine and how to get your body …

Ryan Ford: Parkour, Imperfection Training, Injury Prevention | Ep. 44

January 10th, 2016


Ryan Ford is the the founder of APEX Movement, several amazing parkour gyms located throughout Colorado and California. He is a top authority in the …

James Lambert: Bare Knuckle Fighting, Depression Resolution | Ep. 43

January 4th, 2016


James Lambert is an ex undefeated bare knuckle figher from England turned motivational life coach and writer. We get into how he guided himself through extreme depression to 'Mr. Happy'.

Dr. Andreo Spina: Spinal Organization, Mutated Humans | Ep. 42

December 28th, 2015


Dr. Andreo Spina is a the founder of Functional Movement Seminars, world class movement educator and accomplished chiropractor. I had a great time breaking down what exactly is neutral spine and when is it important, …

Cliff Hodges: Survival Expert Nat Geo, Build Fire, Catch Critters | Ep. 41

December 21st, 2015


Cliff Hodges is an amazing combination of intellect and grit. He is an MIT grad, business owner, world explorer and outdoor survival expert. To say the least he has a ton to offer the Align community.

Dan Pardi: Sleep 101, Rave Tales, Hacking Traveling | Ep 40

December 14th, 2015


Dan Pardi was truly a pleasure to have on the show and we will surely have him back in 2016! We got into the ins and outs of sleeping, raving and …

Dr. Justin Marchegiani: Adrenal Fatigue, Gut & Thyroid Repair, Parasites | Ep. 39

December 7th, 2015


Dr. Justin Marchegiani is a functional medicine doctor and D.C. with a lifetime of experience. In this conversation, we deep dive into several subjects on how to repair our bodies and defend against potential intruders. …

Hal Elrod: Dead & Broken to Better Than Ever, Stoic Choices | Ep. 38

November 30th, 2015


Hal Elrod is literally a walking miracle and a true inspiration to have on the show! In this episode, we got into his story from clinical death to exuberant life and how he chose to heal instead of listen to his broken …

Thomas Myers: Anatomy Trains, Pain, Philosophy | Ep. 37

November 23rd, 2015


Thomas Myers is one of the most important people in the realm of fascial research and shifting our perspectives on the connections within our bodies. This was one of my favorite discussions and I look forward to having …

Darryl Edwards: Fitness Explorer, Racism, Passion into Career | Ep. 36

November 16th, 2015


Darryl Edwards is the writer of multiple books on ancestral movement and paleo lifestyle. He is a movement educator and an inspiration to be around. …

Jay Papasan: MONEY, Entrepreneurship, The One Thing | Ep. 35

November 9th, 2015


Jay Papasan is a New York Times Best Selling author and inspiring individual to chat with. In this conversation we get into how he and his wife …

Carl Paoli: How to Move Sexy, Metaphysics and Free-Style Gymnastics | Ep. 33

October 26th, 2015


Carl Paoli is a world renowned gymnast and coach with a lifetime of experience in movement. He also happens to be a great thinker with a ton of great …

James Earls: Born to Walk, Philosophy of Gait | Ep. 32

October 19th, 2015


James Earls is the writer of an important book by the name of 'Born to Walk' which gets into the nitty gritty of what it means to ambulate well! This …

Mark Bowden: Hacking Reptile Brain with Body Language | Ep. 31

October 12th, 2015


Mark Bowden is a world renowned body language expert and writer of several popular books on the topic. In this conversation, we get into actionable …

Wim Hof: ICE MAN, Cold Water Cure, World Records | Ep. 30

October 5th, 2015


Wim Hof has about a dozen world records in relation to exposing the body to cold temperatures. He has climbed Mt. Everest in a pair of shorts and …

Dr. Rick Doblin (MAPS): Psychedelic Psychotherapy, Time Perception, MDMA, Cannabis | Ep. 29

September 28th, 2015


Rick Doblin is a pioneer in the use of psychedelics as therapeutic supplements. In the conversation we chat about the use of MDMA in the treatment …

Stanton Peele: Rethinking Addiction, Recovery and Psychology | Ep. 28

September 21st, 2015


Stanton Peele is a world renowned best selling author of a dozen books on addiction and recovery. We get into actionable tips on how to recover from addiction, develop self-empowerment and redefine what addiction …

Gil Hedley: Human Dissection, Rolfing®, Fascia, How We Move | Ep. 27

September 14th, 2015


Gil Hedley is a world renowned dissector of human cadavers and teacher. He has been a virtual mentor of mine for years and I am honored to have him on the show! He teaches physical therapists, massage therapists, …

Robb Wolf: Taboos, Caffeine, Nicotine, Gut Biome | Ep. 26

September 8th, 2015


Robb Wolf! This guy is one of my favorites in the health care sphere and I am honored to have him on. We get into auto-immune disease in relation to …

Katy Bowman: Circulation, Saggy Tits, Nutritious Movement | Ep. 25

August 31st, 2015


Katy Bowman of Aligned and Well is a highly accomplished biomechanist and the writer of one of my favorite books, Move Your DNA! We chatted about how to move in a more complete way, the 'casts' we may be wearing and not …

Daniel Kish: BATMAN, Seeing with Blindness, Echolocation | Ep. 24

August 24th, 2015


Daniel Kish is an inspiration to anyone he contacts. He has been completely blind since he was a baby and since then has evolved to 'see' using sound …

Til Luchau: Psychology of Stress, Headaches, Psychosomatic Pain | Ep. 23

August 17th, 2015


Till Luchau is a lead instructor and the Director of With a diverse background that includes experience and contributions in …

JP Sears: ULTRA Spiritual, Narcissism, Hilarity | Ep. 22

August 10th, 2015


JP Sears is the creator of Awaken with JP, the uber popular and hilarious YouTube channel. He is also a successful life coach of sorts with a …

Tucker Max: Science of Attraction, Reptile Dating Brain | Ep. 21

August 3rd, 2015


New York Times best-selling author, Tucker Max, has a very interesting back story from rags to riches and we get into it.  We chat about the science of physical attraction and how to leverage the best version of …

Dr. Christopher Ryan: Sex at Dawn, Language, Travels | Ep. 20

July 27th, 2015


Dr. Christopher Ryan is the co-writer of the New York Times best selling book, Sex At Dawn. He is the host of the very thought provoking podcast 'Tangentially Speaking'. Chris has clearly spent his life investigating …

Erwan Le Corre: MovNat, Generalist vs. Specialist, How to Move Naturally | Ep. 19

July 20th, 2015


Erwan Le Corre is the founder of the uber popular system of movement practice called Mov Nat. His perspectives are super valuable to our evolution as …

Abel James: Frog Poison, Fat Burning Man, Wild Diet | Ep. 18

July 13th, 2015


Abel James is known as the 'Fat Burning Man'. He has an impressive story of weight loss and health found. We chat about Kambo, a medicinal ceremony …

Sheri Winston: Sex Tips, Women's Anatomy of Arousal | Ep. 17

July 6th, 2015


Sheri Winston is renowned sex expert. She is the writer of two best selling books, "Women's Anatomy of Arousal" and "Succulent Sex Craft". We get …

Peter Ragnar: Longevity Tips, Aging Gracefully | Ep. 16

June 22nd, 2015


Peter Ragnar is a known as the 'Longevity Sage' for good reason. He specializes in developing health and longevity all the way through your life. He has been an authority in the subject for many decades and is an …

Keith Norris: Modern Lifestyle Meets Ancestral health | Ep. 15

June 15th, 2015


Keith Norris is the founder of Paleo f(x), a movement coach and modern day business man with ancestral values. We chat about how to balance a corporate working model with health and wellness. We get into the how to be a …

Jill Miller: Beating Eating Disorders, Yoga Tune-Up | Ep. 14

June 12th, 2015


Jill Miller is the founder of Yoga Tune-Up, writer and a fascia queen. We had a great chat about beating bulimia, tips to keep tissue hydrated and …

Brian Mackenzie: Psychoactives in Athletics, Death by Jogging | Ep. 13

June 8th, 2015


Brian Mackenzie is a world renowned movement coach. We discuss the value of functional running and whether jogging is healthy or not. We also discuss …

Joel Salatin: Food Inc., Sustainable Farming | Ep. 12

June 5th, 2015


Powerful episode! Must listen if you eat food. Joel Salatin is touted to be the world's most famous farmer. He is highly articulate and a pioneer in …

Dr. Cobb: What is Pain, Brain Fitness | Ep. 11

June 1st, 2015


Dr. Cobb is the founder of Z-Health and pioneer in healing pain. We discuss what exactly is pain, how to heal chronic pain from a neural muscular …

Nick Morgan: Body Language, Power Cues | Ep. 10

May 30th, 2015


Nick Morgan is a world renowned expert in body language. We chat about body language, how to shake hands, diffuse arguments, make people like us and more!

Danny Dreyer: Chi Running, Relieve Stressed Joints, Relax with power | Ep. 09

May 25th, 2015


Danny Dryer is the founder of Chi Running and long time ultra marathon athlete. In this discussion we get into how to run pain free, generate Chi in …

Kelly Starrett: Tissue Health, Relieving Chronic Pain and Looking Great Naked | Ep. 08

May 22nd, 2015


Kelly Starrett, founder of Mobility WOD is a world renowned physical therapist and coach. We chat about easy tips to maintain optimal tissue health, functional movement practice, simple steps to feel strong, pain free …

Evan Brand: Stress Solutions, Probiotics, Adaptagons | Ep. 07

May 18th, 2015


Evan Brand is a phenomenal nutritionist that focuses on natural healthy lifestyle to cure what ails us. We chat about natural sources of probiotics, natural anti stress/anxiety remedies, simple "bio-hacks" and more!

Frank Forencich: Exuberant Animal, Movement Evolution | Ep. 06

May 15th, 2015


Frank Forencich is a best selling Author, speaker and mover and we get into the evolution of movement, impact of stress and actionable tips to move …

Jill Coleman - Body Dysmorphia, Success, Body Building | Ep. 05

May 11th, 2015


Jill Coleman is a fitness expert and TV personality. We chat about body dysmorphia, keys to success, self actualization and the impact of body …

Ben Greenfield: Ultra Endurance, Raising Family, Get Strong | Ep. 04

May 8th, 2015


Ben Greenfield is a world renowned trainer and nutrition consultant. In the discussion we chatted about how to prepare for an ultra-marathon, raise a …

Steven Kotler: Hacking Flow, Mental Performance, Psychedelics | Ep. 03

May 4th, 2015


Steven Kotler is the writer of "The Rise of Superman" and New York Times best seller "Abundance". We chat about how to hack flow and become more attuned to every moment. We chat on Kotler's perspectives on psychoactive …

Shawn Stevenson- Sleep Better, Heal Spinal Disease | Ep. 001

April 22nd, 2015


Shawn Stevenson from the Model Health Show chats with Aaron Alexander about the value of sleep and tools to sleep better, movement to heal tissue and …

Vinnie Tortorich- Beating Cancer, Hollywood Tales | Ep. 002

April 22nd, 2015


Vinnie Torturich is a celebrity fitness trainer and writer of Fitness Confidential. We got into his battle with cancer, ketosis diet, fitness, …

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