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The Longevity Lifestyle Podcast with David Rachford

The Longevity Lifestyle Podcast provides inspiration & information to improve health & fitness, relationships, giving back, and creating a legacy. Longevity isn't just about living longer, it's about adding life to your years via practical, actionable advice from noted experts in sports, medicine, relationships, sexuality, yoga, nutrition, and peak performance.
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Apr 5, 2021

David Reaboi is an author and  expert in National security & political warfare matters, and a jazz afficianado, but for the Longevitiy Lifestyle, we talk about fitness.

David is an amateur bodybuilder and fitness buff, and I asked him on the podcast because I wanted to talk about his health and fitness transformation.  What it really takes to make dramatic changes in your physique, and learn some of the tricks, supplements, and well, pharmaceutical options that can help improve your health. We have a fun conversation, and I learned a lot… and it was a fun departure to have someone on to talk about their “healthy hobby” of bodybuilding.

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Mar 1, 2021

Udo Erasumus  is a pioneer in the health and wellness industry. He has sold over 250,000 copies of books, including Fats That Heal Fats That Kill, and sold and distributed 25,000,000 bottles from his Udo's Choice product line in 50+ countries

After being poisoned by pesticides in 1980, Udo turned his passion and attention to health. He obsessively studied literature, created a method for making good oils with health in mind, developed the first ever flax seed oil, authored several books on the effects of oils on health: Fats and OilsFats That Heal Fats That KillChoosing the Right FatsOmega 3 Cuisine; and enthusiastically educated the public in about 40 countries on the effects of oils on health and disease.

In 1992, Udo developed healthy whole foods supplements for dogs, cats, and horses. In 1994, he developed an oil blend that is both better balanced and more effective than flax oil. He followed this with probiotics blends and digestive enzyme blends in 1997, and a year later developed prebiotic fiber and green blends.


 

Feb 22, 2021

Create the Health, Relationships & Life You Want. 

Overcome Fear. Go Beyond Suffering. Breakthrough Now.

International Bestselling Author
Mental-Emotional-Physical Health Expert
Practical No BS Self-Love, Life Purpose & Meditation

“All suffering — including depression, insecurity, anxiety and physical disease — is a result of us never learning how to love, value and be true to ourselves on a daily basis. Our struggles and negative thinking are caused by us rejecting our true self, making our feelings wrong, and constantly trying to please others in exchange for love, acceptance, attention, approval and security. This daily self-destruction, which is passed down from generation to generation,  breaks our heart, creates toxic stress, weakens our immune system and leads us into unhealthy personal and professional situations. We each can overcome the hurt, anger, fear and guilt within us by learning how to care for our body, heart and mind now. Understanding how to be accepting, honest and kind with ourselves is the most direct path to feeling well, fulfilling our purpose, enjoying our lives and loving fully before we die. It's up to each of us to break the cycle of self-harm and suffering for ourselves and future generations.”

https://www.unconditional-selflove.com/

Feb 15, 2021

The Never Binge Again Story

Glenn Livingston, Ph.D. is a veteran psychologist and was the long time CEO of a multi-million dollar consulting firm which has serviced several Fortune 500 clients in the food industry. You may have seen his (or his company's) previous work, theories, and research in major periodicals.

Disillusioned by what traditional psychology had to offer overweight and/or food obsessed individuals, Dr. Livingston spent several decades researching the nature of bingeing and overeating via work with his own patients AND a self-funded research program with more than 40,000 participants. Most important, however, was his own personal journey out of obesity and food prison to a normal, healthy weight and a much more lighthearted relationship with food.

Feb 4, 2021

Tyler Todt, the Energetic Enigma, shares how choices changed his life; his choice to increase energy, embrace fun, celebrate each moment and have so many blessings, that it become necessary to pour into others.  

Jan 25, 2021

Many people start fitness programs in the new year. This episode, I talk with fitness coach Jason Helmes, an online coach and trainer who has trained thousands in his online community.  Tune in to learn what works and what doesn't.

The good news is, sammiches are allowed and encouraged.  So grab your healthy sammy, and dig into this episode.

Sep 7, 2016

Joshua Spodek earned such praise as “Best and Brightest” (Esquire Magazine’s Genius Issue), “Astrophysicist turned new media whiz” (NBC), and “Rocket Scientist” (Forbes Magazine and ABC News) with success in such diverse fields as science, invention, entrepreneurship, art, leadership, coaching, and education.

A Professor at NYU and columnist for Inc., he holds five Ivy-League degrees, including a PhD in Astrophysics and an MBA, both from Columbia University, where he studied under a Nobel Laureate. He helped build an X-ray observational satellite orbiting the Earth as part of a multi-billion-dollar decade-plus mission led by the European Space Agency with NASA. He left academia to co-found a venture, Submedia, to bring to market his invention—a technology to show motion-pictures to subway riders moving between stations—starting the field of commercial in-tunnel motion-pictures. Submedia has grown worldwide to install dozens of displays in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Australia. He holds six patents. He co-founded and helped lead several education ventures, including partnering with New York City Public Schools. He has taught art at Parsons the New School for Design and NYU-Tisch’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP).

He finished six marathons and counting (3:51 best), competed at the World and National level of Ultimate Frisbee (with teams ranked #5 at College Nationals, #8 at Club Nationals, and #11 at Worlds), including captaining his college team as well as playing at the first Ultimate Tournament in Pyongyang, North Korea. He swam across the Hudson River, did over 70,000 burpees, wrote over 2,100 blog posts, took over 100 cold showers, coined the term sidcha, and has jumped out of two airplanes. He has visited 26 countries on six continents, including years in Paris, Ahmedabad (India), and Shanghai. He lives in New York City’s Greenwich Village and blogs daily at www.joshuaspodek.com.

Aug 9, 2016

Self-Imposed Daily Healthy Activity - Establishing a practice for growth and personal development.  How to select a practice, and hold yourself accountable.  Join the Better Human Challenge Facebook Group at BetterHumanChallenge.com

Aug 2, 2016

Start your week strong with a short motivational challenge.  These short episodes are the action steps and the companion to the in-depth weekly shows we feature. Today David Rachford discusses the importance of nutrition and why keeping a food journal can be a powerful exercise.

Jul 7, 2016
Erica Spiegelman is an addiction and wellness specialist, motivational speaker, and author who works with individuals, couples, and families on personal growth and overall wellness. Erica provides a holistic approach to helping people overcome their struggles with addictions and dependency and gives them the tools they need to create healthy lives for themselves.

In April 2015, Erica's book was published, Rewired: A Bold New Approach to Addiction & Recovery, which offers a completely new treatment modality focused on how individuals can rewire their brains, change their behavior, and bring about positive change in their lives. Praised by experts in the field, Rewired debuted as Amazon’s number one new release among drug and alcohol addiction books. 
 
In addition to her work as an author and counselor, Erica works with several treatment centers in California, including Living Rebos Treatment Center, Klean Treatment Center, Beit T’Shuvah and Passages Malibu. She is a regular contributor to online health outlets, TV news shows, often co-hosts a weekly radio show Klean Radio on Sirius XM, writes for Maria Shriver, and hosts “Rewired Radio” every Friday on RadioMD.
 
Erica holds a bachelor’s degree in literature from the University of Arizona and is a California State Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor (CADAC)-II from UCLA.

Through her work, writing, and media appearances, Erica is dedicated to touching and changing as many lives as possible.
 
Online: www.ericaspiegelman.com
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Jun 30, 2016
In this episode, we talk sex with Dr. Celeste Holbrook.  Often times, men and women seem to have mis-matched libidos, and we discuss the causes and remedys.  We talk about what's normal, and of course, how to spice things up in the bedroom or beyond. Sex is an important part of our lives, it's a basic human need at an instinctual level. Food, shelter, and sex are considered essential to human life; and connecting in a meaningful and more present way during sex, can make you a better human.

Dr. Celeste Holbrook is a sexologist, author and speaker who helps women, men and couples achieve their best sex life through intentional behavior changes.  She takes a holistic total body, total mindset approach to your sex life and transforms the way you interact with yourself and your partner.  Hundreds of couples have dramatically changed their relationships by following Dr. Holbrook's sexual and spiritual strategies and she loves providing a safe space for people to have real conversations about sex.  She lives in Fort Worth Texas with her husband,  4-year old twin girls.
 

 

Jun 24, 2016

Michael Russer is a national speaker on intimacy and sex, with an unique point of view.  As a prostate cancer survivor his treatment has left him impotent in the traditional sense; but that has not impacted his ability to enjoy strong intimacy with his partner. In this candid talk, we chat with Michael and his partner Jacky, and we discuss what it means to upgrade our sexual operating system, enjoy deep intimacy, and explore new parts of our beings, beyond sex.

Jun 16, 2016

Sean Lucan is a practicing family physician in the Bronx, NY, and a former Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar.As an Associate Professor, Department of Family and Social Medicine Montefiore Medical Center | Albert Einstein College of Medicine, his research focuses on how different aspects of urban food environments may influence what people eat, and what the implications are for obesity and chronic diseases, particularly in low-income and minority communities.

His recent work has focused on measuring, modeling, and mapping under-studied aspects of urban food environments. Another focus of his work is critically examining various beliefs in the field of Nutrition.

Jun 9, 2016

The world will try to label you. "Ex-Con" is one of the toughest labels in our society to shake.  Mike Pisciotta spent 10 years incarcerated for a crime he admits, but didn't remember.

While in prison, he was saved by faith, and kept positive by becoming a student. "They took 10 years of my time, but they couldn't take my life." He learned to read and write several languages, and studied personal development and marketing.  He met his wife Robin, and together they began to support each other in growth and entrepreneurship.

We all have our own "prisions" of our own making. Today's episode is about using those walls to our advantage, creating motivation to break free.

Jun 2, 2016

Nick Dinardo helps driven people and teams achieve their performance goals.

Although the journey towards your goals is riddled with obstacles, barriers, and roadblocks. I'll show you how to use those obstacles to your advantage, while: Building a growth mindset, developing habits to identify moments of adversity, understand the journey is more important than the outcome.

 

Nick shows us how to focus on what we can control, remove the noise.  How to lean into discomfort, embrace vulnerability to tighten team chemistry and improve productivity.  Learn more about Nick and his coaching at nickdinardo.com

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May 27, 2016

Dan Miller, President of 48 Days LLC, specializes in creative thinking for increased personal and business success. He believes that meaningful work blends our natural skills and abilities, our unique personality traits and our dreams and passions. Dan is active in helping individuals redirect careers, evaluate new income sources, and achieve balanced living. He believes that a clear sense of direction can help us become all that God designed us to be.

 

Dan is the author of the widely acclaimed 48 Days To The Work You Love and No More Mondays.  He has been a guest on CBS’ ‘The Early Show,’ MSNBC’s ‘Hardball with Chris Mathews,’ and Fox Business News with Dave Ramsey Show…to hit some highlights.  He hosts a weekly podcast that is consistently ranked #1 under Careers on iTunes.  Dan is also a frequent speaker at conferences including Social Media Marketing World, Podcast Movement, New Media Europe, Launch and Coaching with Excellence.  He also has an online community with over 15,000 active “eaglepreneurs”!

May 19, 2016

Jim Harshaw shares stories and strategies on how failure is essential to eventually becoming successful.


On March 20, 1998, Jim Harshaw ended his sixteenth year of wrestling ended in a locker room with blood on his face and tears in his eyes. He had just lost the match to become an NCAA Division I All American.

He had one more season at the University of Virginia. One more chance. And exactly one year later, in front of over 14,000 fans at the NCAA Championships, He did it. He earned a place on the podium as one of just eight wrestlers in the country with the status of Division I All American.

Jim followed a blueprint for success to get there. The same blueprint got him invited to the Olympic Training Center and took him overseas to compete on a US National Team.

Unfortunately, no one taught him how to apply this blueprint to life outside of athletics.

Fast forward 15 years, and He was working below his potential and feeling stuck. But then he started noticing patterns in my life. Patterns of failure and success. He noticed them in business, in personal relationships, in his health and well-being, and in his level of happiness. These patterns reminded Jim of how I’d failed as a wrestler. And how He'd been successful.

Jim began to see how those lessons could be replicated throughout my life. When he looked at other former athletes who had been able to achieve success, the same patterns were there.

That’s when he knew he'd found a framework for creating a path to elite success in the real world.

May 17, 2016

Mark Divine left behind the suit and a comfortable, predictable life to pursue his inner vision to become a Navy SEAL officer. He was 26 when he graduated as honor-man (#1 ranked trainee) of his SEAL BUD/s class 171. Mark was fortunate to serve with many great men and women on active duty for nine year and in the reserves for eleven...retiring at the rank of Commander in 2011.

After leaving active duty in 1997, Mark started his second business career as an entrepreneur. He co-founded the successful Coronado Brewing Company and launched NavySEALs.com in the year he left the active duty Navy. NavySEALs.com is the leading web site for gear and information about the SEALs. US Tactical was next, gaining contracts with Naval Special Warfare Group ONE for training support, and the Navy Recruiting Command for a nationwide mentoring program for SEAL, SWCC, EOD and Diver candidates.

Mark's business career was interrupted by a stint as an Adjunct Professor of Leadership at the University of San Diego, where he was pursuing his Doctorate in Leadership, then by a one year recall to active duty in 2004. The recall took him to Baghdad with SEAL Team One to conduct a special project for Naval Special Warfare Command surrounding the role of the USMC in Special Operations.
In 2007 he launched his CrossFit affiliate and the now internationally known SEALFIT program to provide transformational personal and team training experiences. The training utilizes an integrated warrior development model he developed, called Unbeatable Mind, which draws from his 20 years as a SEAL and business leader, 25 years as a martial artist and 15 years as yoga practitioner.

SEALFIT and Unbeatable Mind are uniquely effective at elevating clients to a higher level of operating, thinking and leading - encompassing the full spectrum of human experience - Body, Mind and Spirit in Self, Team and Organization.

May 5, 2016

Eric Davis served our country as a U.S. Navy SEAL and decorated veteran of the Global War on Terror. Eric has been recognized as one of the premier sniper instructors in the U.S. military and has served as a Master Training Specialist at the SEAL sniper school in Coronado, CA.

He is an expert of technical and physical surveillance and was part of an elite group hand-selected to perform intelligence collection in denied areas around the world.

Eric has spent years developing, writing and executing curriculum for the SEAL Teams. By leveraging his expertise in the development of systems, structures, processes and practices Eric was instrumental in significantly reducing the failure rate, of Naval Special Warfare’s internationally recognized Sniper course. 

Since departing from the SEAL teams, Eric has worked in corporate performance, sales and leadership training bringing an unprecedented amount of innovation, efficiency and structure to the domain of business and personal performance.

Eric is the author of "Raising Men: Lessons Navy SEALs learned from their training and taught to their sons".

Apr 28, 2016
How are you showing up in your life?

In this episode of the Better Human Show, we talk with Len Wright on how you cam authentically let it fly, live freely and in the flow, and share your purpose bold and strong.

What kind of life are you choosing for yourself, are you creating freedom or regrets right now?

Put it this way… If this was the last day of your life, could you say that you lived to your Highest possible Potential, being 100% authentic and giving it your all, soaking up all that this life offered you?

Would you look back on this life of yours and be at peace with what you’ve been able to achieve, the legacy you’ve left behind?

If not what are you waiting for, and why are you waiting? What’s holding you back from claiming what you fully deserve?

We only have a certain amount of time here, yet we live and act like we have forever.

This is not a practice run, this IS YOUR life! So the question begs to be asked… what’s holding you back from being all you can be?

The good news is that all problems are subjective, which means if you are still breathing, willing and eager, everything can be shifted!

You can create Zest and Zen in all parts of your life. It just takes a powerful and experienced sherpa to guide & direct you through the fog and into your light!

If you are seriously interested in Tapping into Your True Potential – Leveling UP – and Lifting your life to a completely new level, I invite you to explore working with me one on one.

Why waste yet another day, when you could be living that day in complete bliss, achieving bigger goals faster, and with greater ease.

As with all of life, the choice is yours.

Apr 20, 2016

#28 Running, Love, Exercise as Therapy, and Poop - Author Jen A Miller "Running: A Love Story"

Jen A. Miller is an award winning freelance writer and author. She’s a regular contributor to the New York Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, Runner’s World, American Way, and New Jersey Monthly. Her work has appeared in Allure, Salon.com, Wired, Bicycling, Washingtonian, bankrate.com and in publications for the Rutgers University, Drexel University, the University of Tampa and Holy Family University.

Jen is author of The Jersey Shore: Atlantic City to Cape May, which is now in its second edition, and the memoir Running: A Love Story to be published by Seal Press in early 2016.

Apr 13, 2016

Satyen Raja, the founder of the WarriorSage Group of Companies – Satyen and his wife Suzanne Raja have made it their mission to put a dent in the divorce rate by helping couples ignite their passion, for real, through live interactive entertaining experiences.

Accelerated Evolution Academy is the premiere Coaching training utilizing the latest breakthrough innovative processes ,for those who want to make the deepest and fastest positive life transformations with their clients and themselves,while building a 6 figure plus income.

The Find Your Self Journey are Elite Epic Adventure Tours of a lifetime,to exotic lands for persons of influence, desiring their next level of  fulfillment, accomplishment and self discovery…. in Indiana Jones style!

The Unforgettable Challenge is a one day mental, emotional, physical and spiritual challenge that eliminates the grip of fear and unleashes one`s true invincible power. A challenge shrouded in mystery and world famous in reputation with over 10,000 successful grads,whom many claim has saved their lives for real. 

To connect with Satyen visit http://warriorsage.com/

Apr 6, 2016

With natural health and spirituality as the foundation of GuruNischan's upbringing, she helps you create the powerful, luminous, and deeply spiritual life that feels perfect for you!

She believes being spiritual doesn’t mean you have to park on a yoga mat and meditate for 8 hours, take a trip to India, or be a vegetarian, (although, she has done all of that!)  It does mean learning to integrate simple spiritual practices, that have real, tangible results, into your every-day, multi-faceted, divinely-complex life.

In our chat, GuruNischan describes "breath of fire," and how it gives a powerful, quick reset to the nervous system.

Shownotes available at DavidRachford.com

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