Dr. McDougall and the Healthiest Diet on the Planet

Today we chat with Dr. John McDougall, one of the biggest advocates for the plant-based diet, on his new book The Healthiest Diet on the Planet.

But of course we don’t stop with his book.

Dr. McDougall’s shares his take on why we might be getting too many micro-nutrients, how to adapt his diet as an athlete, and even why the paleo diet may be sexist.

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What to Do When You Can’t Stay Motivated

We’ve talked a lot about motivation over the past 163 episodes … how to find it, how to keep it, and what to do when you have it.

But what do you do when you just can’t stay motivated? When even after all the tricks and accountability, you simply don’t have the motivation to run, eat healthy, or do whatever habit you’re trying to maintain?

That’s what we discuss in today’s episode.

And a quick SPOILER: We might not land on what you’re expecting.

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Robert Cheeke on Staying Motivated, Changing Course, and Embracing Imperfection

There are only a few people we invite back on No Meat Athlete Radio a second time, so to ask vegan bodybuilder Robert Cheeke back on for a third episode, you know it has to be for a good reason.

In this episode we talk to Robert about how his views on nutrition and lifestyle have changed over the years, how he’s embracing his imperfections, and his new book.

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What We Wish We Knew In College (About Food, Exercise, and Life)

For students, early September means one thing: The end of summer and the beginning of a new school year.

I have fond memories of the first day back to school, especially in college. Nerves were high, but so was the excitement of new classes, roommates, experiences, and friends.

And I think I speak for both Matt and I when I say that we had a lot of fun during our college days … and that we made many stupid mistakes.

In today’s episode we think back to those mistakes, and share the fitness, nutrition and life lessons or advice we wish we’d known in college.

Here’s what we talk about in this episode:

  • Brown rice … not fried rice
  • Why a terrible marathon was Matt’s best decision ever
  • The books we wish we’d read in college
  • Looking outside the box
  • The life lessons we wish someone told us

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Summer Running Camp, Part 4: Advanced Marathon Training and Racing with Coach Jason Fitzgerald

Most of the information and advice we’ve shared during the first three weeks of running camp has been geared towards beginners. This week, that changes.

We’ve invited Jason Fitzgerald, running coach and founder of StrengthRunning.com, to discuss advanced marathon training, marathon specific workouts, and how to take your racing to a new level.

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