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Cold water immersion with Dr Heather Massey

This week I’m diving into the science of cold water swimming with Dr Heather Massey

Nutrition for the ageing brain with Stephen Cunnane PhD

This week on the podcast Mikki speaks to Dr Stephen Cunnane all about his research on optimal fuel sources for the brain

Dan Plews returns with his views on sodium intake and his experience on animal based nutrition

This week on the podcast Mikki speaks to returning guest Dr Dan Plews about his recent foray into an animal-based nutrition approach and the importance of sodium for performance

Understanding Iron Deficiency - Beth Maclean

This week on the podcast Mikki speaks to Beth Maclean, a PhD candidate at the University of Western Australia all about iron metabolism.

Lean Mass Hyper-Responders - Keto and cholesterol with Nick Norwitz PhD

This week on the podcast Mikki speaks to Nick Norwitz about ketogenic diets, cholesterol numbers and why we see differences into the cholesterol response between people who are overweight and have metabolic disorder, compared to otherwise healthy, lean individuals.

Sarah Tanner - Switching from a vegan diet

This week on the podcast I speak to entrepreneur, recipe developer, Sarah Tanner who describes herself as an organic and holistic home cooking kiwi.

Circadian physiology with Prof Karyn Esser

This week on the podcast I speak to physiologist Professor Karyn Esser all about circadian biology and the importance of it for health.

Hormone savvy Doc, Carrie Jones, talks Stress, Hormones and Testing

This week on the podcast Mikki speaks to Naturopathic Doctor Carrie Jones all about hormones. Dr Carrie is an absolute wealth of information when it comes to hormones, and Mikki and Carrie talk about why our hormonal health isn’t a focus for us growing up in health/sex education, the best way to test cortisol and sex hormones, the importance of testosterone for women, some misinformation regarding women’s cortisol levels compared to men, and how stress impacts our hormone levels and what to do about it.

Exercise and the gut microbiome with Sara Campbell

Mikki speaks to Dr Sara Campbell about exercise, the gut and our gut microbiome

Stephan Guyenet, Phd - The Hungry Brain

This week on the podcast Mikki speaks to Dr Stephan Guyenet, obesity researcher and neuroscience expert about energy balance, weight maintenance and the brain.

Rick Johnson MD - Why nature wants us to be fat

This week on the podcast Mikki speaks to Dr Richard Johnson, a physician who specialises in kidney health, metabolic disease and the impact of fructose.

Why you need omega 3 in your diet, with Bill Harris

This week on the podcast Mikki speaks to Dr Bill Harris, one of the world’s leading experts in the field of omega-3 fatty acid research.

Dom Harvey - For the love of running

This week on the podcast Mikki talks to Dom Harvey, podcaster, former radio DJ, avid runner about how running has transformed his life through some of his more challenging times.

Prof Mike Murphy - Creator of Coenzyme q10 supplement, MitoQ

This week on the podcast Mikki speaks to Mike Murphy, Professor of Mitochondrial Redox Biology and co-creator of Mito Q, a coQ10 supplement that is specifically designed to target the mitochondria and offset free radical damage created through oxidative stress and improve health-related outcomes related to mitochondrial dysfunction.

Fitness over 40 with Darren Ellis

This week on the podcast I speak to Darren Ellis, former owner of Cross Fit NZ, the first Cross Fit gym in New Zealand, all about considerations as we age for men over 40 years.

Functional health, gut testing and probiotics with Dr Joe Mather

This week on the podcast Mikki speaks to functional medicine doctor Joe Mather, about how he uses diet and lifestyle to help improve overall health of his clients, the functional medicine tests that we should explore and the ones that we shouldn’t waste our money on.

Time restricted eating, metabolic health and cancer risk with Professor Dorothy Sears

This week on the podcast Mikki speaks to Professor Dorothy Sears about her research into time restricted eating, metabolic health, prolonged sitting and breast cancer risk.

Macros and metabolic adaptation with Eric Helms and Cliff Harvey

This week Mikki is joined by fan-favourites Dr Cliff Harvey and Dr Eric Helms to chew the fat over physique fitness strategies, metabolic adaptation, macros, fat loss and reverse dieting. Lots of great tips from two of the industry's most experienced clinicians. Enjoy!

Optimising bone health with Dr Eimear Doolan

This week on the podcast Mikki speaks to Dr Eimear Dolan about her work in bone metabolism and looking at low energy availability through the evolutionary lens.

Mindset Matters with Michelle Matangi

This week on the podcast Mikki speaks to Michelle Matangi, health and lifestyle coach and health coach in Taranaki, about her transformation of mind, body and attitude and how she uses what she has learned over the last 15 years to help other people

Keto explained with Dom D’Agostino

This week on the podcast Mikki speaks to Dominic D’Agostino, Associate Professor at the University of South Florida, about ketogenic diets, the utility of ketone supplements for health and performance, and the disconnect between the known and emerging science and the public perception of the ketogenic diet.

Body transformation with Melanie Wales

This week Mikki speaks to Melanie Wales, a yoga teacher, fitness coach and massage therapist about her transformation over the last 6 years that has resulted in a weight loss of 145 lb

Exploring the benefits of creatine with Professor Darren Candow

This week Mikki speaks to Dr Darren Candow, one of the world’s experts in creatine. They discuss the role of creatine in health and performance, what the research shows with regards to creatine as an ergogenic aid, and the emerging research that illustrates its role in brain and bone health.

Lola Berry - Fearlessly Failing

This week Mikki talks again to Lola Berry, the host of the Fearlessly Failing podcast – leading Aussie nutritionist and bestselling author, about her new book of the same name.

Robb Wolf - Ancestral health and paleo pioneer

In this weeks episode, Mikki talks to best selling author and one of the leading proponents in the paleo movement Robb Wolf

Tom Williams (Marathon Talk, Park Run COO) on building community and connections through running

This week on the podcast Mikki sits down and talks to Tom Williams, COO of Parkrun and former Marathon Talk co-host, about building community and connection through running.

Prof. Grant Schofield reflects on the vaccine mandates

This week on the podcast, Professor Grant Schofield, our very first guest, comes back on to share his thoughts on vaccine mandates and the cognitive dissonance seen at policy level that he feels is dividing New Zealanders.

Better body composition, better health - Dr Bill Campbell Ph.D.

Mikki talks to Dr Bill Campbell about diet breaks, intermittent fasting and protein for better health, fat loss and body composition

Achieve better ageing with Dr Charles Brenner Ph.D.

This week Mikki speaks to Dr. Charles Brenner, a research pioneer in the area of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+). NAD+ is fundamental to the creation of energy in every cell of your body. NAD+ regulates pivotal cellular processes that are key to looking and feeling our best.

Reaching your potential with Olympian, Sarah Cowley Ross

This week Mikki talks to Olympian Sarah Cowley Ross on reaching her potential both in her sport and life after her professional career. We talk about what it took to get there and how she uses her skills now in sport media as a journalist and presenter to advocate for health, wellbeing and women participating and excelling in sport.