Inspiring Lives

Inspiring Lives Podcast

The Inspiring Lives Podcast looks inside the minds of some of the world’s foremost thought leaders. We interview top health experts, nutritionists, entrepreneurs, athletes and professionals who are pushing their personal boundaries and living truly inspired lives. Learn how their struggles, successes and failures have helped to shaped their own views and discover key insights that can help you live a happier, healthier and more fulfilling life today.

David Putrino: Leveraging Technology and Embracing Possibility To Improve Lives & Performance
In this episode David tells a series of stories and innovations that have lead to some incredible technology created to solve complex medical problems.  We learn how David and his team at Putrino Lab are able to leverage a “yes” attitude and curiosity to drive innovation and explore the Not Impossible.In this episode we cover:Helping patients be the best version of themselves [0:02:09]Facing roadblocks and embracing failure [0:5:06]Using mission and meaning to drive systems, exploration and success [0:10:22...

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John Romaniello: Finding beauty in Adversity
In this episode we cover:John of all trades [0:01:52]Moving into fitness: distance gives you objectivity [0:03:02]The internal impact of bodybuilding [0:06:09]Shame: reflecting on an a traumatic childhood [0:09:34]Objectivity: confronting himself to protect from being hurt by the past [0:13:28]“Roman:” leveraging an alter ego and internal work to push through adversity [0:20:08]Does having a target or a goal equate to self-worth... [0:26:43]Three things I hate and still do [0:30:02]On writing: lower the sta...

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Karl Egloff: Planning for Everest, Comfort Zones & Risk
Karl Egloff is a Swiss-Ecuadorian athlete, Mountaineer, cyclist and mountain guide who is best known for his speed ascents of the highest mountains in the world, including the Seven Summits. In this episode, we're venturing into the world of FKTs, Fastest Known Times for mountain ascents. Karl is gradually breaking the FTK records originally held by legend, Kilian Jornet. In this episode we learn about how Karl got stared in climbing and speed running, his success and humility and the fine line between comf...

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Karl Egloff: Planning for Everest, Comfort Zones & Risk
Karl Egloff is a Swiss-Ecuadorian athlete, Mountaineer, cyclist and mountain guide who is best known for his speed ascents of the highest mountains in the world, including the Seven Summits. In this episode, we're venturing into the world of FKTs, Fastest Known Times for mountain ascents. Karl is gradually breaking the FTK records originally held by legend, Kilian Jornet. In this episode we learn about how Karl got stared in climbing and speed running, his success and humility and the fine line between comf...

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Eric Cressey: Driving Performance in Coaching, Athletes and Business
Eric Cressey (@ericcressey)is a highly sought-after coach for athletes at all levels and perhaps best known for his extensive work with baseball players, with more than one hundred professional players and coaches traveling to train in his facilities.We chat to Eric about his approach to coaching, starting his business and what it takes to deliver results as a coach, athlete and entrepreneur.In this episode we cover:The inception of Eric Cressey Performance [0:02:18]Prioritizing and making working out part ...

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Erica Liu Williams: Being Bold and Doing Something Different
Erica Liu Williams has a unique story. One that took her from the Olympic pool, to Silicon Valley and now a kitchen where she’s the head chef and founder of Gr8nola. Erica recently sat down with us and talked about being bold, doing something different and dealing with imposter syndrome.   Additionally, Erica talks about starting her business, what makes her granola “clean”, and how in the end hard work always pays off.In this episode we coverThe importance of the farmers market [01:47]The turning point: Co...

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Almost 30: Vulnerability, Community, and Self-Awareness
Krista Williams and Lindsey Simcik are host of the top-rated lifestyle podcast, brand, and community Almost 30. On the latest episode we chat with them about wellness, entrepreneurship, spirituality, self-development, and so much more. Krista and Lindsey also discuss dealing with imposter syndrome and how to slow down in a culture that is moving extremely fast.In this episode we coverWhat is Almost 30 and how did it come about?  [02:01]Being vulnerable, yet confident [04:30]Doing vs being and finding purpos...

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Almost 30: Vulnerability, Community, and Self-Awareness
Krista Williams and Lindsey Simcik are host of the top-rated lifestyle podcast, brand, and community Almost 30. On the latest episode we chat with them about wellness, entrepreneurship, spirituality, self-development, and so much more. Krista and Lindsey also discuss dealing with imposter syndrome and how to slow down in a culture that is moving extremely fast.In this episode we coverWhat is Almost 30 and how did it come about?  [02:01]Being vulnerable, yet confident [04:30]Doing vs being and finding purpos...

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Jordan Harbinger: Hard Work - The Ultimate Competitive Advantage
Jordan Harbinger has interviewed some of the worlds top thought leaders and talents. On the latest episode of Inspiring Lives, Jordan shares what he’s learned through those conversations and how he’s built one of the top rated podcasts on the internet. We also talk about the impact of hard work, managing emotions, and how we can always be improving.In this episode we coverWhat does Jordan Harbinger do? [02:15]Podcast preparation [03:09]Curiosity and questions [05:47]Performance, perceived barriers, and batt...

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Kevin Carroll: The Importance of Play, Curiosity, and Joy
Play isn’t a childish game to Kevin Carroll, it’s a part of who we are. On the latest episode of Inspiring Lives Kevin talks with us about the importance of play and how humility, curiosity and wonder can lead to both personal and professional growth. Kevin also speaks with us about being consistent, how to apply what we learn, and when to “look up”. In this episode we cover Catalyst with a K [02:27] A Playground Peace Offering + Opportunity [6:52] Miss Lane, Genuine Connection, and Commitment [08:51] Hum...

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Kevin Carroll: The Importance of Play, Curiosity, and Joy
Play isn’t a childish game to Kevin Carroll, it’s a part of who we are. On the latest episode of Inspiring Lives Kevin talks with us about the importance of play and how humility, curiosity and wonder can lead to both personal and professional growth. Kevin also speaks with us about being consistent, how to apply what we learn, and when to “look up”. In this episode we cover Catalyst with a K [02:27] A Playground Peace Offering + Opportunity [6:52] Miss Lane, Genuine Connection, and Commitment [08:51] Hum...

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Alex Silver-Fagan: Authentic Strength
Alex Silver-Fagan is a NIKE Master Trainer and focused on redefining what strength looks like. On the latest episode of Inspiring Lives we sit down with Alex to discuss overcoming difficult days, being grateful, and how to listen to your body. Alex also gives us advice on curating life lessons, “authentic strength”, and owning your identity. In this episode we cover What does strong mean to Alex Silver-Fagan? [02:05] Becoming confident in and outside of the gym [05:52] Overcoming your “difficult” days and...

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Alex Silver-Fagan: Authentic Strength
Alex Silver-Fagan is a NIKE Master Trainer and focused on redefining what strength looks like. On the latest episode of Inspiring Lives we sit down with Alex to discuss overcoming difficult days, being grateful, and how to listen to your body. Alex also gives us advice on curating life lessons, “authentic strength”, and owning your identity. In this episode we cover What does strong mean to Alex Silver-Fagan? [02:05] Becoming confident in and outside of the gym [05:52] Overcoming your “difficult” days and...

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Preethaji - Living in a Beautiful State: Consciousness, Connection, Purpose and Greatness
Preethaji has influenced hundreds of thousands of people around the world. She joins us on the latest episode of Inspiring Lives and talks with us about discovering our purpose, the importance of connection and how to live in a beautiful state.  Additionally we talk with Preethaji about activating our all parts of our brain, qualifying greatness, her new book “The Four Sacred Secrets” and more. In this episode we cover When someone asks what you do, how you like to reply? [02:20] Seeking fulfillment and f...

Emily Abbate - Personal Hurdles + Running Your Own Race
Emily is a New York City-based freelance editor and writer, certified personal trainer, and UESCA Run Coach. A passionate journalist, Emily has been writing for over a decade and her her work has been published in SELF, Cosmopolitan, Runner’s World, Glamour, Wall Street Journal, GQ, and Well+Good, and many others. When she’s not writing you can find her running marathons and interviewing top CEOs and entrepreneurs for her podcast, Hurdle. Make sure to give it a listen after checking out the latest episode o...


Dan Churchill - Bridging the Gap Between Performance and Food
Dan Churhill is the Executive Chef at Charley St. Cafe in New York City, the personal chef of Under Armour athletes, best-selling author, and host of the Epic Table podcast. He is also a regular on Good Morning America and Food Network. Very active himself, Dan knows the importance of food, fitness, and a healthy lifestyle.  In this episode we cover Who is Dan Churchill? [01:53] What makes you stand out as a chef? [03:34] Overcoming obstacles and tough situations [08:58] Control the Controllable [13:31] ...

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Chip Conley - The Power of Curiosity
Rebel hospitality entrepreneur and New York Times bestselling author, Chip Conley, is the leading authority at the intersection of psychology and business.  At the age of 26, Chip founded and grew Joie de Vivre into the second largest boutique hotel brand in America.Twenty-four years in, he sold the company. Soon after, he was approached by the founders of Airbnb to help transform the company into the world’s leading hospitality brand. Chip served as Airbnb’s Head of Global Hospitality and Strategy for four...

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Jason Ferruggia - Defining Health and Wellness through Happiness, Community, and Strength
Jason Ferruggia has been helping people become the strongest version of themselves since the early 90s. Jason strives to help people create a life with more health, wealth, happiness, less stress and regrets. His work has been featured in Men’s Health, Muscle & Fitness, Maximum Fitness, Men’s Fitness, Fast Company, Huffington Post, LiveStrong, Muscle & Fitness Hers, Shape, Entrepreneur, Details or on ESPN or CBS. Jason has helped thousands of people make physical and mental transformations throughout his ca...

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Todd Herman - The Power of the Alter Ego and Creating an Identity to Be Successful
Todd Hermann is the author of The Alter Ego Effect. Creator of 90 Day Year and dad of three. Todd has dedicated twenty plus years working with world class athletes and business executives at the highest levels. This episode features amazing advice on channeling your inner Alter Ego and finding success even during difficult times. In this episode we cover [00:02:03] - Who is Todd Hermann? [00:02:52] - The Power of the Alter Ego [00:09:16] - Is the Alter Ego the Same as Identity? [00:11:53] - Can You Have Mul...

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Craig Ballantyne - Finding Purpose, the 12 Rules Mindset and Controlling Your Day
Craig Ballantyne is an author, business coach, and video producer. Hes written five books, including “The Perfect Day Formula: How to Own the Day and Control Your Life,” which has sold over 25,000 copies. His videos have been watched over 7 million times on YouTube. Craig’s life story is a perfect example of how the Perfect Day Formula works. Once a victim of crippling anxiety, Craig used his 5 Pillars of Success to create clearly defined goals and action plans leading him to overcome his obstacles and buil...

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Jayson Gaignard - Building Community, Dealing with Pressure, and Investing in the Right Relationships
Jayson Gaignard is a Canadian entrepreneur, networking specialist, and author who founded Mastermind Talks, an invitation-only conference for entrepreneurs, in 2013. Jayson dropped out of high school at the age of 17 and began working as an auto mechanic. In 2004, Jayson founded VIP Services Inc., a Toronto-based full-service concierge company. The company evolved into an online ticket seller and changed its name to Tickets Canada, which generated $5 million in annual sales. On this Episode of Inspiring Liv...

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Robb Wolf - Nutrition, Community and Lifestyle
Robb Wolf, a former research biochemist and 2X New York Times/WSJ Best Selling author of The Paleo Solution and Wired To Eat. He has transformed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people around the world via his top ranked iTunes podcast, books and seminars. In this episode, Robb dives into and offers insight on topics ranging from evolution, economics and thermodynamics, to living a life that matters and how your gut can influence your overall happiness. Robb debunks the notion that one size fits all an...

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Tucker Max - Cultivating Self-Awareness through Humility, Vulnerability and Accountability
Tucker Max (@TuckerMax) famously fired himself as CEO and has never looked back as Scribe Media (previously Boom in a Book) has gone on to publish 1,000 books over the last 4 years and is living up to their mission of unlocking the world's wisdom. He’s the author of three #1 NY Times Bestsellers with one of them turning into a feature film. In this episode we discuss what it means to hold yourself accountable, finding success through humility and facing the truth with vulnerability in order to develop self-...

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Michael Gervais - Finding Mastery: How to Prepare, Find Purpose and Succeed
Dr. Michael Gervais (@MichaelGervais) is a High Performance Psychologist with more than 20 years of experience working in the trenches with some of the best in the world, training the mindset skills and practices essential to pursuing and revealing one’s potential. His work has been featured by NBC, ABC, FOX, CNN, ESPN, NFL Network, Red Bull TV, The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, WIRED and others. He’s the Performance Psychologist for the Seattle Seahawks and he co-founded Compete To Create, a high p...

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Identity-based Habit Creation, Removing Friction and Mastering the Art of Showing Up
James Clear (@JamesClear) is an expert on creating habits and committed to researching science-based ideas on, “How can we live better.” He is an author, entrepreneur, a photographer and the guy behind JamesClear.com, where he shares his findings on human potential to 480,000 subscribers each week. We chat to James about a unique method in creating and fueling sustainable habits. He shares real stories and practical steps to help anyone remove friction in their life and build positive habits that can lead y...

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Ryan Holiday - Mastering Ego, Modern Stoicism and Leveraging Mentors
"To accept it without arrogance and to let it go with indifference." - Marcus Aurelius Ryan Holiday (@RyanHoliday) is the bestselling author of Trust Me, I’m Lying, Conspiracy, Ego is the Enemy & The Obstacle Is The Way and the creator of @DailyStoic. His work has been translated into over 30 languages and has appeared everywhere from the New York Times to Fast Company. His company Brass Check, has advised companies such as Google, Quest Nutrition and Complex, as well as multi-platinum musicians and some of...

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Chris "Kiwi" Ashenden - From Health Issues and Depression, to Simple Steps to Health and Happiness
Chris “The Kiwi” Ashenden (@christhekiwi) is an entrepreneur, a world class relationship builder, health expert and Founder and Chairman of [Athletic Greens](athleticgreens.com?utm_source=ep-1&utm_medium=show notes&utm_campaign=inspiring-lives), a company whose mission is to inspire fulfilling lives starting with a focus on health. We dive into Chris’ health issues and struggles with depression, and how with the help of his sisters and integrating practical steps to health and happiness, Chris was able to c...

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Welcome To The Inspiring Lives Podcast
The Inspiring Lives podcast, hosted by Gary Bertwistle, interviews top health experts, nutritionists, entrepreneurs, athletes and professionals who are pushing their personal boundaries and living truly inspired lives. Featuring: Robb Wolf Michael Gervais Dagmara Wozniak Ryan Holiday James Clear ...and many more. Links: Lean more about Athletic Greens Subscribe To Newsletter Don't forget to subscribe on the Apple Podcasts App or your favorite podcast platform....

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