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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111: First Impressions Matter: How Your Weight Correlates to the Vitality of Your Business and Career Potential

First Impressions Matter: How Your Weight Correlates to the Vitality of Your Business and Career Potential

Welcome to episode 111 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

You and your business have seven seconds to make a positive impression. Within the first seven seconds, people will have formed an impression of who you are. Of course, no one wants to believe this nor even wants to admit this, but how you look entails a large portion of this first impression. I’m sharing how your weight and overall health correlate to your business and career potential in this episode.


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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • How overweight and underweight people are similarly judged
  • How your image correlates to your leadership capabilities (at least initially)
  • How money and weight are connected (with research supported)
  • 2 practical reasons why weight management is essential for optimal leadership
  • The forgotten benefit of exercise
  • 2 solutions to implement to improve your weight and health while maintaining high levels of confidence
  • The big negative with the body positivity movement
  • And much more

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