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mare island, 94592, USA
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Thu Jun 13 2013 at 10:00 pm EDT
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Sunday Apr 8, 2012
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Brendan Brazier
Health & Wellness > Nutrition
Recorded: Jun 13, 2013 at 10:00 pm EDT
The many benefits of clean, plant-based nutrition are obvious when applied to general health and wellness. However, the ability to support and enhance athletic performance leaves no clearer testament to power of plant-based foods. Learn how to properly fuel your workouts with strategically timed nutrition. I will cover the essentials as a leading sport nutrition expert who provides advice to elite and professional athletes throughout North America. This Learn It Live session will walk through the essentials of clean sport nutrition and provide support for users of Thrive Forward's recent Sport Edition. Thrive Forward, my latest project, is a free, online guide to plant-based nutrition. The added lessons of the Sport Edition take the Thrive Forward program a step further by providing in-depth information about sport nutrition, showing subscribers how to prepare, sustain, and recover from almost every form of training. The Sport Edition is packed with video lessons, sport nutrition tutorials, plant-based recipes, shopping lists and more. Topics of the Clean Sport Nutrition 101 Learn it Live session will include: 1. The guiding principles of sport nutrition - components of vitality, key differences between strength and endurance training and fitness capital 2. Protein for athletes - how to source the best quality protein and time it right 3. Smart vs. hard training - tips to work smarter, not harder 4. The importance of recovery - understand the 6 key elements of recovery to elevate your game Know. Eat. Feel. Perform. BETTER.
Brendan Brazier
Health & Wellness > Nutrition
Recorded: Jan 24, 2013 at 09:45 pm EDT
Learn how to enhance your overall wellbeing through clean eating. Those who choose to eat cleanly benefit from sustainable energy, high quality sleep, physical strength and mental sharpness. Clean eating has a significant impact on wellbeing, so much so that I've made it the foundation of my recently-launched web series, called Thrive Forward: www.thriveforward.com. Topics will include: 1- Add vs. Subtract: How to make changes to your diet without shocking your system. 2- Listen to Your Body: How to recognize cleansing symptoms. 3- How to consume enough nutrients to support your activity level. 4- The truth about processed foods, and why you should avoid them. 5- How to gain energy through nourishment, not stimulation. 6- High-net gain foods: what are they and how you can benefit from them.
You've seen Dr. Mike as the host of TLC's Freaky Eaters, TLC's My 600-pound Life reunion, and seen his book Diet Rehab featured on Dr. Oz, Rachael Ray, Anderson, Good Morning America, and Nightline. Now you can work personally with Dr. Mike as he leads a free, interactive class on using the power of food neurochemistry to improve your mood and change your life! Learn the power of serotonin and dopamine booster foods. Dr. Mike will guide you in a meditation that boosts serotonin and promotes wellness. And harness the secrets of the 7 booster attributes that can improve your daily life.
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Dr. Mike Dow is the cohost of VH1's Couples Therapy (Season 1: 2012), host of TLC's My 600 Pound Life Special (Season 1: 2012), host of TLC's Freaky Eaters (Seasons 1-2 : 2010-2011), and author of Diet Rehab. Dr. Mike makes regular appearances on Dr. Oz, Anderson, Rachael Ray, Nancy Grace, Nightline, and the Today show. Currently, Dr. Mike is the clinical director of therapeutic & behavioral services at The Body Well integrative medical center in Los Angeles. Dr. Mike's book "Diet Rehab: 28 Days to Stop Craving the Foods That Make You Fat" is now available internationally and will be published in three languages. As a respected expert in the fields of relationships, food, and behavior, Dr. Mike has also been featured on Good Morning America, The Early Show, Extra, The Joy Behar Show, The Father Albert Show, Access Hollywood, Entertainment Tonight, Inside Edition, Fox News, ABC News, and CBS News. He is a contributor for the The Huffington Post and has been featured in LA Times, NY Post, US Weekly, People, and Emmy Magazine. Dr. Mike is a member of the California Psychological Association and its neuropsychology & clinical psychopharmacology divisions, the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals, and The Society of the Advancement for Sexual Health. Dr. Mike is a graduate of California State University, Northridge, Southern California University for Professional Studies, and USC where he was a Presidential Scholar. Currently, Dr. Mike is pursuing his second doctorate at the American Academy of Clinical Sexologists and is a Ph.D. candidate in clinical sexology. He has received post-doctoral education at the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, completed training in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), and completed the Betty Ford Center professionals in residence program. Dr. Mike has worked for the Los Angeles Department of Mental Health, Vista Del Mar Child & Family Services in its outpatient services division, and in several Los Angeles public schools. He holds a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in counseling, marriage and family therapy and a Doctorate (Psy.D.) in psychology and is registered with the California Board of Psychology and the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and maintains a full-time license to practice psychotherapy. He is very involved in charitable causes and volunteers for the Camp Comfort Zone, the nation's largest bereavement camp, and resides in Los Angeles.
Brendan is a former professional Ironman triathlete, a two-time Canadian 50km Ultra Marathon Champion, the creator of the award-winning line of whole food nutritional products called VEGA, and the bestselling author of the Thrive book series. He is also the founder of a national, organic, plant-based, whole food delivery service called Thrive Foods Direct. Recognized as one of the world's foremost authorities on plant- based nutrition, Brendan is a guest lecturer at Cornell University and presents an eCornell module entitled "The Plant-Based Diet and Elite Athleticism."
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