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This week Mikki sits down with Shaun Collins, one of New Zealand's ultimate endurance and adventure athletes, event director and creative designer. We talk about his love for the outdoors, what fuels his appetite for his epic challenges, and how he has learnt to train for the mental aspect of pain and suffering, which has ultmately earnt him the name - the running beast.
This week Mikki gets to chat to Dr Tommy Wood, about brain health, the problem with the food guidelines and his ancestral approach to health and wellbeing. We discuss: · His journey into Ancestral Health · Principles of ancestral health · Where the dietary guidelines get it wrong · Potential issues around liquid oils (and significance of this for infants) · Omega 3 importance for brain · The developing brain and risk of long term harm – what do we know? · Important things for the ageing and a healthy brain · Importance of protein for optimal health and ageing · Is coffee (or other plants) killing you? · Carnivore movement and glucose response · Glucose response in general · Tommy’s diet and training · Importance of typical habits v being super rigorous · Supplement recommendations
This week Mikki talks to Kathrine Switzer, the most iconic woman who literally put running for women on the map - nationally and internationally. She is possibly best known for almost being pulled off the course in the 1967 Boston Marathon, but Mikki and Kathrine spend most of the time talking about the challenges and opportunities of being an advocate for women worldwide - it starts with running but, as all runners know, it is so much more than just running.
This week Mikki talks to Fleur Cushman, co-founder of CurraNZ, the sister company to Health Currancy Ltd, which produce one of the most exciting supplements on the market today that are produced from New Zealand Blackcurrants. Mikki and Fleur have an in-depth discussion on the existing and emerging research behind the health and performance benefits of taking CurraNZ, and what the science really shows us.
This week Mikki talks to Dr Mark Cucuzzella, Professor, physician and Lt Col who advocates for healthier lives and the challenges and opportunities of preventing and treating obesity and type 2 diabetes with a low carbohydrate approach.
This week, Mikki chats to Jamie Scott, registered nutritionist (and professional mountain biker coach) about the impact of seasonality, light and dark cycles and the impact this has on our health.
In this week's episode, Mikki gets Cliff Harvey back on the show to share his knowledge for all things mushrooms. conversation around all things mushrooms. We also talk about nutrition around training, what supplements are worth taking (and why) and supplement timing.
In this show, Mikki and Sara talk in depth about the 10 principles of intuitive eating (IE), how it fits (or doesn't fit) with diet culture, and the idea of Health at Every Size (HAES).
In this episode I talk to cardiologist, Dr James O' Keefe. James is a big proponent of lifestyle interventions to imporve cardiovascular health in athletes and non-athletes alike; defining the "optimal" amount of exercise. We also discuss some dietary supplements to support a healthy heart and his own daily healthy habits.
In this episode, I talk to my friend Anna Frost; Anna recounts her early years as a professional trail runner, where she found her passion for the mountains, and how motherhood has changed her focus but not her passions in life
Mikki and Craig Emmerich talk all things ketogenic diet in this week's episode of Mikkipedia. Craig is one half of the Emmerich duo and a best-selling author who has worked with thousands of people to help them overcome their health issues and live their best lives.
This week Mikki chats to Dr Susan Kleiner about being at the forefront of performance nutrition for both elite athletes and people just wanting to optimise their lives. Dr Kleiner studied sports nutrition in body building before sports nutrition was even a field, and since then has built a successful nutrition practice and is the go-to for many top level teams.
This week Mikki sits down with Dr Stuart Gray from the University of Glasgow to talk about the impact that omega 3 fatty acids have on muscle health and function in an ageing population (and why it matters).
This week I talk with ultra runner Nicole Bitter; we hooked up just after she took 1st place at the Javelina Jundred with a time of 15hrs 17mins 47secs. The hundred mile trail race forms part of the Ultra Trail World Tour and was held last November in the Sonoran Desert, Arizona.
This week I talk to New York Times bestelling author, podcaster, health and wellness expert and former professional triathlete, Brad Kearns. We take a dive into his early professional athletic career, how this laid the foundations for his approach to becoming one of the most respected experts in the health and wellness arena.
In this weeks episode I talk to Dr Nicky Keay about RED-S, Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport. How her love of ballet and a career in medicine has provided her with the opportunity to study RED-S and the impact it can have on health and perfomance in athletes from all walks of life
Zach Bitter, 100 mile world record holder talks to Mikki about the benefits of strength training, how he builds it into his training schedule alongside 200 mile training weeks, and what it takes to fuel these missions.
In this week's episode, Mikki answers listeners questions with Dr Cliff Harvey related to health and nutrition in the second of a four part series. We talk about the benefits of liver and probiotics; and discuss ketosis, protein intake and MCT supplementation
This week Mikki discusses the political and health-related discourse of red meat in the diet with Professor Frederic Leroy, whose research includes human and animal health and wellbeing, as well as elements of tradition and innovation in food contexts.
This week I speak to Dr Eric Helms, one of the smartest guys I know in the space of diet, nutrition, fat loss and strength and conditioning. We take a deep dive into the concepts around energy adaptation, metabolism, fat loss and how he coaches athletes to a lifelong approach to diet. Enjoy!
In this week's episode, Mikki talks to Christopher Kelly, co-founder of Nourish Balance Thrive (NBT) and host of the widely popular podcast of the same name. They dive deep into the evolution of his personal approach to health, nutrition and performance and how this influenced his career path from an IT engineer to the creation of the NBT platform that helps individuals optimse their health, wellbeing and longevity.
In this week's episode, I speak to Cynthia Monteleone, World Champion 400m runner, Metabolic Analytics Practitioner, almost carnivore athlete and newly published author all about her approach to nutrition, training and health. Enjoy!
Welcome to Episode 5! In this week's show I talk to registered Dietitian, Nutritionist, Researcher and Best Selling Author, Lily Nichols about her approach to managing gestational diabetes and how her work has influenced national policies. We discussed the common deficiencies seen in pregnancy, what tests to do early on in pregnancy and nutrients to focus on.
In this week's episode, Mikki answers your questions with Dr Cliff Harvey and Bella Marinkovich related to health and nutrition in the first of a four part series. In today's episode we answer the following two questions from Tania and Debi: 1. Tania Hi Mikki, I just bought an BCAA & EAA recovery powder. I’ve been taking it before a work out, do I still need protein powder after? Does it go of your weight how much you have? 2. Debi Hi Mikki, I've never been a coffee drinker, but appreciate the benefits of a caffeine hit, esp prework out. any suggestions for getting the hit from other sources please?
In today’s podcast I talk to Dr Phil Maffetone and Paul Laursen on their academic paper The Perfect Storm: COVID Pandemic meets Overfat Pandemic. Those of you who are familiar with both the sport performance scene and the LCHF scene will be well familiar with both Paul and Phil.
This week Mikki talks to Greg Potter, PhD, expert in chronotypes, chronobiology, metabolic health and the impact of sleep on all things health and wellbeing.
Today I have a conversation with Professor Grant Schofield. Grant is a Professor of Public Health (Auckland University of Technology) and director of the university’s Human Potential Centre (HPC) located at the Millennium Campus in Auckland, New Zealand. His research and teaching interests are in wellbeing and chronic disease prevention especially reducing the risk and eventual mortality and morbidity from obesity, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.