Detox is more than just a diet trend; it's a critical element of athletic performance. Whether plagued by playoff cramps like LeBron or just exhausted all day at the office, detox done properly can lead to massive physical improvement. Top physician Dr. Jeffrey Morrison specializes in detoxification and joins Erin Sharoni on this episode.
The U.S. Air Force Research Lab is a place where science fiction meets real technology. Some incredible performance-enhancing military tools are in development, and they're as applicable to Special Forces as they are to professional athletes and soccer moms. Lead scientist Dr. Josh Hagen joins Erin Sharoni in this episode to discuss skin biosensors, the science of sweat, and more.
What goes on in an athlete's head when standing at a free throw line in front of 20,000 screaming fans? The mind is just as important as the body when it comes to winning. Denise Shull, a performance consultant and leader in the field of risk psychology, joins Erin Sharoni for Sport Psych 101.
They don't dunk but they do come through in the clutch, and their training puts even the most grueling preseason camps to shame. The Pararescue Jumpers of the US Air Force special forces are in a league of their own, functioning as part of a "Human-Based Weapon System." In this special episode, four Pararescuemen join Erin Sharoni & Michael Hurcomb to discuss what it takes to train for and serve as part of an elite special ops team.
Rejoice: The days of "no pain, no gain" are over. Fitness guru Ben Greenfield asserts that it is possible to achieve amazing feats of physical and mental performance without destroying the body, mind and life. Ben joins Erin Sharoni in this episode to explain how to biohack your brain, tweak your diet, and why you should discard your deodorant.
What do lemurs, whales and toads have in common with humans? They all move their bodies in asymmetrical patterns, which increases the risk of injury. Add professional sports to the mix, and it becomes a recipe for ankle sprains and groin strains galore! Pro athlete strength coach Matthew Uohara joins Erin Sharoni and Michael Hurcomb to discuss NBA and NHL injury prevention in this special Playoffs Edition episode.
There's plenty of Paleo talk around locker rooms, on courts, and at office water coolers. Some call it Primal. Some call it Caveman. Names aside, the lifestyle associated with the "Paleo" concept is one worth exploring. Many athletes, trainers and coaches already know the health benefits it offers. In this episode, Gary Collins, founder of The Primal Power Method, joins Erin Sharoni and Michael Hurcomb for a Paleo 101 crash course.
Concussions are a hot button issue in sports for good reason, and the discussion shows no signs of slowing down. As more light is shed on the matter, more information surfaces from doctors, scientists, and athletes alike. Neurologist Dr. Harry Kerasidis, aka "The Brain Doc", has treated thousands of concussions for over 25 years, with a protocol which rivals the NFL's. He joins Erin Sharoni for The Concussion Discussion.
Is it possible to build muscle, lose fat and perform at peak levels on a vegan diet? Comedian Mark Malkoff defied convention and underwent a total body transformation in 28 days as a vegan, under the guidance of celebrity trainer Robert Brace. In this episode, Robert and Mark join Erin Sharoni and Michael Hurcomb to share Mark's unbelievable and hilarious path to morphing into The Incredible Hulk, while consuming a plant-based diet.
How do some athletes achieve the physically impossible? Erin Sharoni speaks with special guest Samantha Gash, the youngest human being and first female to race 620 miles across the four most extreme deserts on Earth, about how to push past your limits and be "beyond human."