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Health coach turned podcaster, Chase interviews industry leaders in fitness nutrition and mindset. Messages to help you live a life EVER FORWARD.

Chase Chewning, MS, ACE CHC

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Natascha Bessez is an international recording artist, model, spokesperson, and former beauty queen. While her career has taken her to L.A., Natascha was born and raised in New York, where she was crowned Miss New York Teen USA at 18. She has since performed around the world with some of the biggest names in the music industry, bringing her two Billboard Top 30 dance hits along the way.

Her global ambitions paved the way for the opportunity to headline Madrid’s World Pride, place runner-up for Denmark’s Eurovision Song Festival, compete in The Voice in Holland, and, most recently, star in The Bachelor Presents: Listen To Your Heart.

Asked how she knew the career she wanted to build for herself, Natascha replies, “I think it’s not something that you know. It’s something that you do.” With music as just one of her many passions, the last thing she wants is to be boxed in and labeled, identified only by what she happens to be most known for.

“Performance is what I love the most,” says Natscha. Growing up with a Chilean mother and a father of French descent exposed her to different types of music from the day she was born. That developed her love of opera as a kid. She recalls dressing up, belting out, and dancing her heart out on most of those early days. “I enjoyed being watched. I enjoyed expressing.”

This love for performance and expression, along with her natural sanguine personality, led Natascha to all the different creative opportunities that have come her way so far. Through it all, she strives to keep her feet planted firmly on the ground, stay true to herself, and leave a legacy to young girls looking to chart a path on their own terms.

"Why would I want to do something that’s not authentic to who I am? In time, you realize what you’re not in order to find out what you are."

 

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Key Highlights

  • One of the most obvious threads that runs through Natascha’s career is her desire to serve as a role model to girls. She shares the legacy she wants to leave and how she was inspired to do what she does.

  • Natascha explains how she taps into her creative flow.

  • Has Natascha been able to carve her own path in an industry dictated by trends?

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Mar 3, 2021

EFR 447: Leading Amid Crisis and the Endless Endeavor with Greg Anderson

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Greg Anderson is a former Law Enforcement Officer and Special Forces veteran. He caught the public eye with a viral Instagram video he posted on May 6, 2020, in which he, in full uniform, challenged the constitutionality of enforcing strict stay-at-home orders. Greg was promptly terminated. His video went on to garner millions of views and counting.

Asked how the video was received, Greg says that “95% of people were supportive. Tons of police officers, too.” He even got a message from a sergeant who told him that he played the video during roll call. “It’s crazy,” continues Greg, “how eight minutes changed the entire trajectory of my life—defined my life, really.”

A year following the incident, Greg says that the experience freed him from a career that, while he was thankful for, never really felt passionate about. He felt law enforcement was “a kind of natural progression” after his time in the military, and he ended up giving the profession a good eight-year run. “But it was never me. So, this forced me to step outside of that and focus on some things that I’m passionate about.”

Today, Greg dedicates most of his time to his Jiu-Jitsu academy and CrossFit gym, Electric North Jiu Jitsu, which he founded back in 2015. With Chase’s help, through Operation Podcast, Greg also recently launched his own podcast, Endless Endeavor.

 

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Key Highlights

  • Greg reflects on the past year following the release of his viral video message.

  • The power of vulnerability is key to addressing a variety of issues, from military trauma to homelessness.

  • Chase and Greg speak on the proven use of psychedelics to overcome emotional trauma.

  • What is leadership, and why does Greg think that leadership is sorely lacking in America today?

 

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Today, Chase interviews David Wood, a High-Performance Coach and the Founder of Focus.ceo, a company that aims at helping business owners double their revenue by focusing on less. Listen in as David offers strategies and tips on getting super-focused with your work and life. Also, learn how you can overcome the shiny object syndrome and actually get twice as much done of what you care about!

David opens up about the severe life challenges he had in life and how he is still working on overcoming them. It all dates back to when he was seven years old. He lost his younger sister in a traffic accident, watched it happen. It wasn't until he was 23 that he actually began to realize how the incident had traumatized him in unknowing ways. That was when he sought the help of a psychologist. 

Recollecting the whole experience of healing, he says, "I went through a whole series of learning how to cry, learning how to communicate, learning how to speak. And I think as I got back in touch with my emotions, I think that one has me so lit up and excited to help other people go into emotional vulnerability. Some of the leadership qualities like revealing and taking emotional risks."

David shares the silent symptoms of depression he had realized he was showing all the while. He says, "My body clenches up and gets really tight, probably because of emotional stuff that still isn't handled." Two compelling avenues that you can try are stillness and movement. It worked for him and would probably do so for you too!

Going ahead, David shares his love for helping people reinvent and change their lives for the better. That's where the whole idea of focus.ceo and coaching, came from for him. David has talked about his nine-point-plan for the samurai program, which he uses to help double people's income and time off over 12 months.

 

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Key Highlights

  • Whenever you see someone who seems successful, you generally assume they’ve had everything in their favor. But it doesn’t work that way. They have seen hard days before the success hit them.

  • The shiny object syndrome is real. Learn how you can work that out.

  • Learn how to get to a million dollars career in the fastest possible time.

  • Embrace the power of yoga and meditation. Know how David could make his life better with it.

  • David finds his success to only be an example and not the ultimate destination. Learn why. 


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Feb 25, 2021

EFR 445: Live Through Love with Ruben Rojas

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In this episode, Chase speaks with Ruben Rojas, a Los Angeles-born artist and muralist, about his clothing line and print collection, Live Through Love, his art, and all things love. His mission is to ignite creativity and inspire others to see the world through the lens of love. Ruben is also the author of the book of the same name- Live Through Love.

In this conversation today, Ruben walks us through his journey in life so far, talks about the switches he made in his career, and how he finally decided to start with his current business. He shares that art had always been a significant part of his life- he enjoyed doodling and painting back during his school days. While at college, one of his friends suggested he try real estate investment, and he went on for it. But the business took him to the extent of bankruptcy, and he put an end to it. 

Later, he tried his hands on investment and retirement services. That, too, did not go as expected. It took years of testing and switching careers to finally get him to start with what he has always been passionate about- art and the idea of love.

In his own words, "I would say it wasn't that clear. It was like, the I never is running through quicksand. So at first, it was really, can I do this? What does this look like? Can I sustain myself? Can I build a life off of this?"

The benefit Ruben says he's had in everything is he has always been self-employed. So whether it was as a personal trainer or as someone making sales commissions or in real estate, everything was still on him. He has never had a salary and never had to worry about just being comfortable in that space.

Ruben's decision to take on mural gigs and mural projects happened because he wanted to know if he could make money out of that. He wanted to know if that could help him create a business and sustain something while he continued to build.

A valuable takeaway is Ruben's advice on treating yourself with kindness, whether or not your choice in career gives you the anticipated success. "Maybe that wasn't your thing at the moment. And it's just another step to that next thing that actually gets you to where you need to go." 

Follow Ruben @rubenrojas

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Key Highlights

  • Ruben shares his backstory with us- trying and pursuing different professions before venturing into his dream business.

  • Holding on to something that keeps you from greatness, opportunity, and believing in yourself is worthless.

  • When you're on a service, the return is the validation and the acknowledgment you get from them.

  • Living a life ever forward, to Ruben, means taking responsibility for your decisions and actions. If we take responsibility for our actions, no one can let us down. 

  • Knowing without doing is the same thing as not knowing.

  • Ruben shares his thoughts on what love is and what it is not. Love is free of judgment. 

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Ruben is the founder and owner of Live Through Love, a clothing line and print collection, and has also authored a book of the same name. He works with companies to give businesses back, enhance workspaces, and raise awareness on important issues. He is also the co-founder of Beautify Earth, a non-profit organization dedicated to putting an end to blighted walls and fixtures all over the world by empowering artists, encouraging social responsibility, and instilling community pride.


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Katelyn Dowling, Ph.D., is the Founder and CEO of Sustainable Self, Inc., which offers coaching and consulting services broadly within the sustainability space. She is also a sought-after speaker who covers a variety of topics from imagination and creativity to the secret superpower of your heart’s electromagnetic field.

Chase and Dr. Dowling discuss his personal experience undergoing The Quantum Clinic, a service offered at Sustainable Self which uses the experimental scalar energy device, the RASHA, to soften the veil between one’s conscious and unconscious world. The goal of the session is to usher a person into a state of oneness, gather unique insights about themselves, and heal—all in ways that can only be achieved upon surrendering to their body’s innate wisdom.

"Consciousness just is. Your brain is basically a receiver and your heart is the tuning dial tuning to the frequency of your consciousness—or what you experience as your consciousness."

On a macro level, Dr. Dowling calls for humanity to “return to indiginous ways of knowing, being, and relating to oneself and one’s environment.” With the planet collapsing ecologically, she believes that if more people were capable of tapping into those other centers of wisdom within their subconscious, they become more aware and, therefore, more capable of addressing urgent issues around sustainability.

In fact, it was only as recently as last year, in the wake of the pandemic, when Dr. Dowling realized how serious the state of our planet truly is. She was compelled to widen the scope of her profession to encourage the “massive consciousness revolution” that is already taking place around the world.

“My personal mission,” says Dr. Dowling, “and the reason I started Sustainable Self, is to create greater harmony with human, natural, and technological systems. [...] How do we use things like artificial intelligence and data analytics to actually make real changes in the world—not just to develop insights, but to bring about healing?”

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Key Highlights

  • Dr. Dowling describes her service offering at Sustainable Self, The Quantum Clinic, and its experimental scalar energy device, the RASHA, which allows its users to access a deep state of regeneration and self-healing.

  • As a species, we urgently need to make the switch from an ego-centric way of life to one that’s more eco-centric. Dr. Dowling explains how her work ultimately aims to make more people responsible stewards of the environment.

  • Dr. Dowling shares her goal of amplifying the “massive consciousness revolution” that is currently underway.

  • How do we embrace this mindset of energetic consciousness and apply it to self-healing and self-improvement?

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Helping global leaders solve the worlds most pressing ecological and social problems threatening human civilization on Planet Earth.

Dr. Dowling helps noble leaders like you solve personal, professional, organizational, and global problems through imagination, intelligent energy management, and updating your operating system.

She uses evidenced-based tools to help you identify and build the foundation of your most Sustainable Self. Allowing you to show up and step up for the monumental work facing human civilization with integrity and courage. She will be your sustainable coach help you reclaim the untapped parts of your goal.

At Sustainable Self, they view the world through the prism of intersectionality and invite you to do the same. Dr. Dowling's education and background blend an array of modalities and schools of thought, including human behavior, organizational psychology, circular economic models, and the future of work.

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He studied ethnomycology at the University of Washington in the late 1960s and went to work for Ostrom Mushroom Farms in Olympia, Washington in 1973. Over the next ten years, Jeff worked his way up to Grower and ultimately Production Manager.

In 1983, Jeff co-authored the highly-acclaimed book on small-scale mushroom cultivation, The Mushroom Cultivator. Throughout the 1980s, he operated a mushroom spawn business in British Columbia.

Finally, Jeff founded Nammex in 1989. Contributing to the reputation of the company as a leader in the mushroom industry were Jeff’s numerous trips to China. During his visits, he built valuable relationships while attending conferences and visiting research facilities and mushroom farms around the country.

Aside from his work at Nammex, Jeff, along with his son Skye, offer a product line of high-grade mushroom supplements at Real Mushrooms.

To Jeff, mushrooms are a forgotten food, or what he calls “the missing dietary link” for many in the West. He encourages everyone to include mushrooms in their diet, in whole or supplement form, to experience their often-overlooked holistic health benefits.

Key Highlights

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  • Jeff explains why more species of mushroom in a single product does not make it better than a product with fewer species.

  • Chase and Jeff discuss the benefits of the four mushrooms that Chase consumes on a daily basis

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Dr. Kleiner is the owner of High Performance Nutrition®, LLC, a consulting firm in Mercer Island, Washington. She is the Director of Science & Communication for Vitargo, Inc., and the High Performance Nutritionist for Seattle Storm. Dr. Kleiner is the author of eight books, including THE NEW POWER EATING®, The Good Mood Diet®, and POWERFOOD Nutrition.

She has a PhD in Nutrition and Human Performance and is a registered dietician, certified nutrition specialist, Co-Founder and Fellow of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, and a Fellow at the American College of Nutrition, where she received a Young Investigator Award for her research. She has been a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association and the American College of Sports Medicine for decades. 

“What I do is help people achieve peak performance from the locker room to the boardroom to the bedroom.”

Dr. Kleiner’s world is nutrition and human performance and believes that appearance or body composition should be an athlete’s secondary priority. In fact, she focuses on body composition insofar as it contributes to performance. 

“Translating the science of nutrition into food is the particular skill of a good dietician,” says Dr. Kleiner. To this end, she has always taught her clients about food from the get-go so that they think about their daily food intake in terms of the food itself rather than simply counting macros and calories. She is an advocate of what she calls “power eating”, or eating more instead of restricting yourself in order to gain greater energy, train harder, and, if part of your goal, lose fat. 

Whether you are an elite athlete or someone who just wants to increase performance in mind and body, listen in as Dr. Kleiner shares her philosophies and ideas around nutrition that can help you reach your fitness goals without having to worry about your diet.

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Key Highlights

  • What is performance nutrition for performance training?

  • What are some of the biggest mistakes athletes make when training for performance that they are making in their nutrition?

  • When it comes to training for performance, should the focus be on maximizing carbohydrate intake or caloric intake? And how does nutrient timing factor into nutrition for performance training?

  • How do you go through a cut or weight/fat loss regime while maintaining your mood?

  • How can we navigate a world obsessed with body image and generally misinformed when it comes to healthy eating?

 

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Hollan Hawaii is a cordon bleu trained chef, health advocate, former restaurant owner, and mom of three. A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Hollan studied at Le Cordon Bleu before settling in Kauai, Hawaii where she ran the vegan restaurant Caffe Coco until the end of 2017. Today, Hollan writes on all things health and wellness. She recently published the vegan cookbook Good Food Gratitude.

The journey toward the vegan lifestyle and stellar health overall wasn’t an easy trek for Hollan. Over a decade ago, just shy of her 30th birthday, she was diagnosed with gestational diabetes and was warned that she had a 60% chance of developing type 2 diabetes within the next several years. Holland was also overweight and struggled with endometriosis and kidney stones. Determined to reclaim agency over her young life, Hollan changed her diet, lasting a whole day as a vegetarian before committing wholeheartedly to veganism. The results were immediate.

"What I started to realize really quickly was that you can control your health—or at least your body’s health—through food. I literally felt like I could turn disease on and off with what I was eating."

One of Hollan’s biggest revelations is that you can “turn disease on and off” depending on what you eat. After going vegan and discovering that her body functions best by adapting to different “seasons of nutrition”, Hollan felt liberated knowing that she was in control of both her physical and mental wellbeing.

While she is an advocate for the transformational benefits of the vegan lifestyle, Holland encourages everyone to find the nutrition protocol that works for them. Our bodies don’t need a lot. We just need to give it a little change so our brain can catch up and have some of those ah-hahs.

Follow Hollan @hollanhawaii

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Key Highlights

  • After going vegan, Hollan realized that she could “turn disease on and off” through her food choices. She explains exactly how she made these choices and how they affected both her physical and mental health.

  • Hollan explains the benefits of listening to your body and adapting to its different “seasons of nutrition”.

  • A support community and mentorship are foundational to staying on a healthy path.

  • Watch for these telltale signs that the body is responding well—or not—to plant-based foods.

  • Hollan explains her 5-day or 22-day reset protocols.

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Nick Shaw is the Founder and CEO of Renaissance Periodization, former competitive powerlifter and bodybuilder, and coach to world-class athletes such as CrossFit Games Champions, Olympians, UFC fighters, and Navy SEALs. Nick, along with his wife Lori, co-host the RP Strength Podcast.

To many an athlete, or even just the avid gym-goer, the lockdowns presented a ton of challenges to staying in shape. However, both Chase and Nick view these “limitations” from a different perspective. They discuss how having no choice but to be creative with their workouts has forced their bodies to deload. “We always think that more is better,” says Nick, referring to his fellow athletes. “It’s short-term thinking.”

A deload allows the body to “catch up” after a build-up of fatigue throughout an intense period of training. Coupled with periodization—well-rounded, systematized training to maximize productivity—more experienced athletes with specific fitness goals will be able to avoid burnout, let their body rest and recover, and maintain their motivation to hit the gym.

"Eat enough, sleep enough. Do those two things and your recovery is probably going to be pretty good."

Listen in as Chase and Nick go on to discuss best practices for growing as an athlete, with particular emphasis on the often-underestimated factors of nutrition, rest, and, most especially, doing the small monotonous things every day. In Nick’s own words: “Little, gradual improvements over time is the success secret of consistently successful people.”

Follow Nick @nick.shaw.rp

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Key Highlights

  • Nick talks about how he adapted his workouts to the limitations (i.e. lack of access to a gym) imposed by the pandemic.

  • Most people aren’t aware of the physiological benefits of a deload - Nick explains why

    more isn’t necessarily better

  • Nick defines periodization and explains its importance in a proper training protocol.

  • A training program should obviously be tailored to your particular goals and level of fitness and be ever-evolving as you progress. Nick shares the elements of an effective routine and how to break through plateaus.

  • Recovery is underrated. Learn the two things you need to do to ensure your body is repairing adequately after every workout.

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"We’re energetic beings, and if you are not paying attention to your energetic body, and just paying attention to your physical body, there will be illness."

Today Chase speaks with Dr. Saman Faramarzi, a naturopathic doctor and Founder of SAFA Life and Wellness. The name of her concierge business doubles as both a portmanteau of her own name, as well as depicting the Farsi word safa, meaning “joy”. Joy, says Dr. Sam, is key to her role as a practitioner of self-healing.

“My responsibility is to meet my patients where they’re at,” says Dr. Sam. “So, my job is to open the door—create that space to go deeper.” Within the first 15 minutes of a consultation, she asks her patients to share their goals (interestingly, most of her patients wish to “feel lighter”). Many are ready to express themselves openly from the get-go, while others need a little more encouragement to open up. Regardless, for each and every patient, continues Dr. Sam, “we start with the deeper human being questions before we get into the physical symptoms. Then we start the healing.”

A human being is an energetic being. Chase and Dr. Sam go on to share their respective personal experiences dealing with the repression of trauma, and how they have suffered emotionally in the past as a result. One may look physically perfect on the outside, but be deteriorating on the “inside” to the point of experiencing actual outward symptoms. In Chase’s case, those symptoms included panic attacks and, in some cases, blackouts. Dr. Sam describes her process for helping patients unveil the source of grief and begin the process of healing by tapping into their chakra—the energetic level of being.

"For me, the biggest thing in healing is incorporating joy into it; so any time I talk to any patients about lifestyle changes or diet changes, the first question I ask them is: “What brings you joy?” I truly believe if there isn’t joy in life, healing won’t really happen."

Dr. Sam encourages all of her patients to commit to the process of healing—of growth—just as she is committed to their journeys. Commitment, she says, makes you immune to obstacles of all sizes and opens your eyes to every opportunity that brings you a step closer to achieving your goals.

“All the power is in the patient,” says Dr. Sam. “I’m only here to give you this information, help you, and work through the obstacles; but it’s your commitment to you.”

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Key Highlights

  • Dr. Sam shares what drew her to naturopathic medicine and self-healing as a preventive health measure.

  • What do you need to know if you’re thinking of pursuing an M.D. in Naturopathy and what can you expect at naturopathic medical school?

  • A large part of naturopathy is uncovering deep-rooted issues behind surface-level symptoms. Dr. Sam explains how she helps her patients discover those issues.

  • Dr. Sam describes, medically, how to tap into your chakra. She also explains how

    grief affects a person from a biochemical and physiological perspective.

  • Knowing your why and commitment to yourself are the two biggest steps to eliminating chronic illness in the long-term.

  • Dr. Sam takes us on a tour of her place of work, the social wellness club Remedy Place.

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More about Dr. Sam:

Sam is a Naturopathic Doctor and the Director of Natural Medicine at Remedy Place, the co-founder of The Swell Score, and specializes in gut health, mind/body, IV drips, and overall wellness.


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Do you know how to be yourself? Have you taken the time to sit with yourself, learn who you are, and what you want out of life? Often times we delay our potential and our ability to step into our greatness because we are fighting our most natural identity, or even continue living in a confused state. Jessica Zweig is here to help us understand how we can create a conscious life, one that allows us to simply be ourselves. She teaches three main concepts on the path to significant growth; how to deal, how to heal, and how to thrive. Also, she explains why we all naturally crave a sense of belonging at our deepest core and how we can peel back the the blanket of loneliness that 2020 laid over many of us during the global pandemic.

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More about Jessica:

Jessica is an international award-winning entrepreneur and was named a “Personal Branding Expert” by Forbes and a Top Digital Marketer To Watch by INC. In 2018 and 2019, she was honored with the Gold and Silver Stevie® Award for “Female Entrepreneur of the Year." Jessica facilitates sold-out workshops and masterminds around the world, and speaks on the power of personal branding to corporations including Blackstone, Nike, Heineken, EQ Office, Mars, Mindvalley, and Bank of America, among others.

Her work has been featured in Business Insider, MarketWatch, The Washington Post and Thrive Global. Jessica will publish her book: "Be. - A No B.S. Guide to Increasing Your Self Worth and Net Worth by Simply Being Yourself" in February 2021 with Sounds True Publishing, a Macmillan imprint.


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A very special collar-cast with my wife May from her show, May's Anatomy. This episode is one that has been up and coming since the origin of her podcast as she finally sits down to discuss her research and personal beliefs on the use of body mass index in the primary care setting. May and I talk about our personal and professional experiences using BMI to determine fat-defined obesity and obesity related risks such as diabetes, hypertension, and dyslipidemia. She also provides a breakdown of research conducted while in Nurse Practitioner school of an integrative systematic review aimed at determining the most accurate anthropometric measurement for fat-defined obesity in the primary care setting. 

 

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