115: History & Health Optimization: Lessons on Optimal Health, Performance, and Longevity From Ulysses S. Grant

History & Health Optimization: Lessons on Optimal Health, Performance, and Longevity From Ulysses S. Grant

Welcome to episode 115 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

Civil War general and the 18th president of the United States, Ulysses S. Grant’s roller-coaster journey was thrilling and filled with unexpected turns. In the latest installment of History & Health Optimization, I’m connecting Grant’s ascension to your ascension of optimal health.


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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • How Grant’s improbably journey can help your health optimization journey
  • How Grant was able to mitigate his biggest weakness and how you can apply this to your life
  • Why indecision should be treated like poison
  • How principles of war can be applied to principles of longevity and high performance
  • And much more

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114: Olympic Bronze Medalist Tasha Danvers on Being a 2-Time Olympian and Overcoming Hurdles

Olympic Bronze Medalist Tasha Danvers on Being a 2-Time Olympian and Overcoming Hurdles

Welcome to episode 114 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

We have 2x Olympian and Olympic Bronze Medalist Tasha Danvers stopping by for a fascinating discussion on becoming an Olympian and overcoming hurdles. Tasha won a bronze medal at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing in the 400-meter hurdles. Her journey to achieving this is incredible, and throughout this conversation, there are many parallels between training to become an Olympian and optimizing our health and careers. Lastly, Tasha’s an international speaker and elite performance coach who inspires and helps many operate in a high-performance state.


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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • Tasha’s origin story
  • An interesting conversation around punctuality (you would believe what happened to some athletes around this)
  • The game-changing moment during Tasha’s childhood that propelled her
  • Why everything starts with your mindset
  • The power of acting as if
  • Her story of becoming pregnant during the middle of her athletic peak
  • How the outside world reacted to her pregnancy
  • How she inspired herself to push forward despite the hurdles
  • The crazy year leading up to the Beijing games
  • The power of coaching
  • Why we all need accountability
  • The training platform that Tasha is apart of
  • Common pitfalls that cause people to fall short with their goals
  • And much more

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113: Increase Your Resiliency: 6 Keys to a Bulletproof Immune System

Increase Your Resiliency: 6 Keys to a Bulletproof Immune System

Welcome to episode 113 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

We hear about our immune systems all the time. But what exactly is your immune system, how does it operate, and can you actually strengthen it? These are a few things that I address in this episode, plus much more.


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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • The rarely spoken about importance of having optimal health
  • What’s the function of your immune system
  • The 2 big components of your immune system
  • Why white blood cells are critical to your immunity and resiliency
  • What’s the purpose of your innate defense system
  • What’s the purpose of your adaptive (or acquired) defense system
  • How your body handles incoming pathogens
  • What cytokine storms are
  • 6 ingredients to a bulletproof immune system
  • Vitamin D’s connection to an optimal immune system
  • Sleep and its connection to your immune system
  • Exercise and its connection to your immune system
  • How an optimistic mindset is connected to your antibodies
  • And much more

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