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A master-class in personal and professional development, ultra-athlete, wellness evangelist and bestselling author Rich Roll delves deep with the world's brightest and most thought provoking thought leaders to educate, i
Latest Episode5/16/2022

Dr. Will Bulsiewicz On All Things Microbiome: Heal Your Gut, Sidestep Disease & Thrive

Ep. 680
One of the most popular guests in the history of this podcast,Dr. Will Bulsiewicz ‘Dr. B' joined me back on episode #538 for a deep dive on the gut and honing our immune systems. Today we dive even deeper with a comprehensive investigation of the microbiome, why it’s important, and how we can tend to it to sidestep disease and live our healthiest.Specific topics include:What COVID has taught us about the benefits of a plant-predominant dietThe relationship between the microbiome, metabolic health, and weight managementHow the microbiome affects cognition, brain health, and mental healthThe adaptability of the microbiomeWhat a carnivorous diet does to the microbiomeHow to train the gut to overcome food intolerancesThe rise of personalized nutritionAnd many other fascinating topicsToday’s episode is also viewable on YouTube:bit.ly/Drbulsiewicz680More about today’s episode and review the show notes, visit:https://bit.ly/richroll678Today’s Sponsors:Athletic Greens:75 whole food sourced ingredients designed to optimize 5 key areas of health. Go to:athleticgreens.com/richrollto get aFREE year supply of Vitamin D​AND5 free travel packs​of AG1with your first purchase.Olipop:A healthier and more delicious version of the soda with the added benefit of microbiome and digestive health support. get 20% off+FREEShipping on your order atdrinkolipop.com/richroll.Outerknown:When you’re ready to amp up your wardrobe with awesome sustainable duds, go toouterknown.com and enter codeROLLat checkout to get25% offyour full-price order.Squarespace:The easiest way to create a beautiful website, blog, or online store. VisitSquarespace.com/RichRoll for aFREE trial, and when you’re ready to launch, use codeRichRollto save10% offyour first purchase of a website or domain.The Cold Plunge:Easier and cleaner than an ice bath or chest freezer, the Plunge is the most affordable self-cleaning unit on the market. Go toTheColdPlunge.comto check out all their devices and use promo codeRich Rollat check out to get$150 dollars offyour order.Levels:Learn more about your metabolic health with personalized insights & biometric data atlevels.link/RICHROLLFinal Note:As a compendium to this conversation, Dr. B created an impressively thorough document detailing all scientific references for this episode and many other helpful, additional resources. Download this free documentHERE.Peace + Plants,Rich
5/16/2022

Dr. Will Bulsiewicz On All Things Microbiome: Heal Your Gut, Sidestep Disease & Thrive

Ep. 680
One of the most popular guests in the history of this podcast,Dr. Will Bulsiewicz ‘Dr. B' joined me back on episode #538 for a deep dive on the gut and honing our immune systems. Today we dive even deeper with a comprehensive investigation of the microbiome, why it’s important, and how we can tend to it to sidestep disease and live our healthiest.Specific topics include:What COVID has taught us about the benefits of a plant-predominant dietThe relationship between the microbiome, metabolic health, and weight managementHow the microbiome affects cognition, brain health, and mental healthThe adaptability of the microbiomeWhat a carnivorous diet does to the microbiomeHow to train the gut to overcome food intolerancesThe rise of personalized nutritionAnd many other fascinating topicsToday’s episode is also viewable on YouTube:bit.ly/Drbulsiewicz680More about today’s episode and review the show notes, visit:https://bit.ly/richroll678Today’s Sponsors:Athletic Greens:75 whole food sourced ingredients designed to optimize 5 key areas of health. Go to:athleticgreens.com/richrollto get aFREE year supply of Vitamin D​AND5 free travel packs​of AG1with your first purchase.Olipop:A healthier and more delicious version of the soda with the added benefit of microbiome and digestive health support. get 20% off+FREEShipping on your order atdrinkolipop.com/richroll.Outerknown:When you’re ready to amp up your wardrobe with awesome sustainable duds, go toouterknown.com and enter codeROLLat checkout to get25% offyour full-price order.Squarespace:The easiest way to create a beautiful website, blog, or online store. VisitSquarespace.com/RichRoll for aFREE trial, and when you’re ready to launch, use codeRichRollto save10% offyour first purchase of a website or domain.The Cold Plunge:Easier and cleaner than an ice bath or chest freezer, the Plunge is the most affordable self-cleaning unit on the market. Go toTheColdPlunge.comto check out all their devices and use promo codeRich Rollat check out to get$150 dollars offyour order.Levels:Learn more about your metabolic health with personalized insights & biometric data atlevels.link/RICHROLLFinal Note:As a compendium to this conversation, Dr. B created an impressively thorough document detailing all scientific references for this episode and many other helpful, additional resources. Download this free documentHERE.Peace + Plants,Rich
5/12/2022

Roll On: Kristian Blummenfelt, The Ministry of Truth, & Sustainable Self-Growth

Ep. 679
Welcome to another edition of ‘Roll On’, wherein Rich Roll and journalist & author Adam Skolnick riff on matters of interest across sports, culture, entertainment, and self-betterment.Specific topics discussed in today’s episode include:Adam's latest NYT piece A Free Diver’s Training Partners: SharksOutstanding performances from the Ironman World ChampionshipsA brief conversation with IMWC Kristian Blummenfelt & his coach Olav Aleksander BuShould a 6 year old be permitted to run a marathon?Endurance wins: Jackie Hunt-Broersma & William Goodgethe implications of overturning Roe v. Wadewhy Joe Biden's 'Ministry of Truth' is problematicthoughts on how to create sustainable growth; andcheck-in with coach Chris HauthThank you to Tristan from Utah for today’s listener question. If you want your query discussed, drop it on ourFacebook Group Pageor, better yet, leave a voicemail at(424) 235-4626.Note:We will be recording a sleep specific AMA episode with Dr. Matthew Walker (RRP 600) in the near future. Please submit your seep questions for consideration by sending an e-mail torrpstudio@richroll.comor leaving a voicemail at(424) 235-4626.Reminder that you can watch today’s podcast onYouTube. And as always, the podcast streams wild and free onApple PodcastsandSpotify.Enjoy!Today’s Sponsors:Whoop:The world’s most powerful fitness tracker is now waterproof. Get theWHOOP 4.OatWHOOP.comand use the codeRichrollat checkout to get15% offa membership.Athletic Greens:75 whole food sourced ingredients designed to optimize 5 key areas of health. Go to:athleticgreens.com/richrollto get aFREE year supply of Vitamin D​AND​5 free travel packs​of AG1with your first purchase.LMNT:A science-backed electrolyte drink mix with everything you need and nothing you don’t. For a limited time receive aFREE LMNT sample packjust cover 5$ for shipping. Try it out atdrinkLMNT.com/RICHROLLROKA:Cutting-edge eyewear & apparel built for top performance. Visitroka.comand enter codeRichRollfor20% off.Seed: Seed’s DS-01TM Daily Synbiotic combines 24 clinically verified and naturally-occurring, probiotic strains with plant-based prebiotics. Visitseed.com/RICHROLLto learn more.Peace + Plants,Rich
5/9/2022

Gemma Newman, MD On Optimizing Hormone Health

Ep. 678
Today’s episode explores nutrition, lifestyleand overall well-being with a particular focus on hormone health – particularly (but not exclusively) women’s hormone health, aging, and reproductive care – with Gemma Newman., MD.A Senior Partner at a family medicine practice in the U.K. and author of ‘The Plant Power Doctor’, Gemma is a graduate of the University of Wales College of Medicine with expertise in a variety of specialities, including elder care, endocrinology, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, psychiatry, general surgery, and urology.Today’s episode is also viewable on YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5S3UzS5YhcATo read more about today’s episode and review the show notes, visit:https://bit.ly/richroll678To pick up Rich’s latest book Voicing Change: Vol. II, visit:https://www.richroll.com/voicing-change-ii/Today’s Sponsors:Native:visitwww.nativedeo.com/rrpor use promo code rrp at checkout, and get 20% off your first order of Native’s natural deodorant and skin care productsBetter Help:The world’s largest therapy service, 100% online. Listeners get 10% off their first month by visitingBetterHelp.com/richrollExpressVPN:Keep your personal information more private and secure with the #1 trusted leader in VPN. Visitexpressvpn.com/RICHROLLforan extra three months FREE.Masterworks:Democratizing the multimillion-dollar art market, Masterworks offers you the opportunity to start building a diversified art portfolio atmasterworks.ART/richrollMatcha: For the highest-quality matcha available, visitMatcha.comand use code RICHROLL for 20% off your entire first order.Final Note:As a compendium to this conversation, Gemma created an impressively thorough document detailing all scientific references for this episode and many other helpful, additional resources. I strongly encourage you to download this free documentHERE.Peace + Plants,Rich
5/2/2022

Brad Stulberg: Ditch The Hedonic Treadmill For Sustainable Success

Ep. 677
Ambition is laudable. But hustle culture extracts a cost. True, sustainable success demands groundedness.Here today to elaborate isBrad Stulberg—a writer and coach specializing in human performance and well-being. Returning for his third appearance (you can check out episodes#293ƭ).Brad is the author of three books:Peak Performance,The Passion Paradox, and his latest, the subject of today’s exchange,The Practice of Groundedness. His work has appeared in the NYT, WSJ, Sports Illustrated, Wired, Forbes, GQ, TIME, & Outside. He is the co-founder ofThe Growth Equationnewsletter & podcast alongside elite track & field coach Steve Magness.This is a conversation about striving–not out of compulsion–but from a place of wholeness and love. It’s a state of mind and action Brad callsgroundedness. In addition, we discuss in great detail the principles upon which to build sustainable success and a life grounded in meaning and fulfillment.Trigger Warning:We discuss a few intense mental health topics including suicidal ideation—in fairly graphic detail. So sensitive viewers please be advised.This conversation is overflowing with evidence-and-experience-based, practical, and actionable life counsel.You can also watch the magic transpire onYouTube.As always, the podcast streams free onApple Podcasts& Spotify.Pick up Rich’s lates book VOICING CHANGE Vol. IIHERE.For full show notes and to read more about Terry, goHERE.Today’s Sponsors:Athletic Greens:75 whole food sourced ingredients designed to optimize 5 key areas of health. Go to:athleticgreens.com/richrollto get aFREE year supply of Vitamin D​AND​5 free travel packs​of AG1with your first purchase.Calm:Ease stress and get the best sleep of your life with guided meditations, sleep stories, & more Get aspecial limited-time promotion of 40% off a Calm Premium subscriptionatcalm.com/richroll.Daily Harvest:Daily Harvest makes it easy to eat more fruits & vegetables with thoughtfully sourced, chef-crafted foods that are ready in 5 minutes or less. Go todailyharvest.com/RICHROLLto get up to$40 offyour first box.Liquid Death:Murder your thirst with water made by nature, not in a lab. Get free shipping on all water and merch atLiquidDeath.com/RICHROLL.Whoop:Get theWHOOP 4.OatWHOOP.comand use the codeRichrollat checkout to get15% offa membership.Enjoy the show!Peace + Plants,Rich
4/25/2022

Terry Crews On Healthy Masculinity, Strength Through Vulnerability & True Power

Ep. 676
In today’s episode, we explore masculinity—both toxic and healthy. Overcoming obstacles. How to confront your past, own your path, and ultimately step into your truest power and most self-actualized self.Our guide for this journey is star of screens big and small,Terry Crews.You may know him from films likeIdiocracyandThe Expendables. Or from his starring turn in television shows likeBrooklyn Nine-Nine, Everyone Hates Chris, America’s Got Talentor one of his many other projects.Terry’s latest book, and the focus of today’s conversation, is entitledTough: My Journey To Power:a memoir that chronicles the trauma, challenges and unhealthy social programming he faced—factors that led to anger, addiction, selfishness, entitlement, and the many problems those dispositions invite.Today Terry shares his journey—warts and all.The visually inclined can watch the magic transpire onYouTube.As always, the podcast streams wild and free onApple PodcastsandSpotify.Pick up Rich’s lates book VOICING CHANGE Vol. IIHERE.For full show notes and to read more about Terry, goHERE.Today’s Sponsors:GoMacro: GoMacro bars are organic, vegan, gluten-free, and wildly delicious. Get your hands on some atgomacro.comand use the promo codeRichRollfor30% OFFplusfree shippingon all orders over $50.Levels:Making continuous glucose monitoring mainstream for the first time ever. Learn more atlevels.link/RICHROLLTen Thousand:The world’s most durable training shorts + kits, built for your needs and designed for performance. Save 20% OFF your first purchaseattenthousand.cc/richrollUCAN:From energy powders & bars, to granola and almond butter, check out my favorites atucan.co/richrollandsave 30%on your entire order with codeRICHROLL.Athletic Greens:75 whole food sourced ingredients designed to optimize 5 key areas of health. Go to:athleticgreens.com/richrollto get aFREE year supply of Vitamin D​AND​5 free travel packs​of AG1with your first purchase.BetterHelp:The world’s largest therapy service, 100% online. Listeners get10% offtheir first month by visitingBetterHelp.com/richroll.Enjoy the show!Peace + Plants,Rich
4/21/2022

Roll On: How Social Media Erodes The Mind, Finding Meaning in Grief & Fitness After Covid (+ Endurance Wins & Rollie Victors!)

Ep. 675
Welcome to another edition of ‘Roll On’, wherein Rich Roll and journalist & author Adam Skolnick riff on matters of interest across sports, culture, entertainment, and self-betterment.Topics discussed in today’s episode include:Rich’s recent adventures in Miami (and getting COVID)Oz Pearlman’s Central Park FKTRobbie Balenger on ‘outlasting a Tesla’Memorable performances from the Boston MarathonWhy the Past 10 Years of American Life Have Been Uniquely StupidWinners of the 2021 ‘Rollies’Coaching check-in with Chris Hauth; andWe field a listener question on how to make sense of catastrophic and heartbreaking lossesIf you want your query discussed in a future ‘Roll On’, leave it on our voicemail at(424) 235-4626.Note:We will be recording a sleep specific AMA episode with Dr. Matthew Walker (RRP 600) in the near future. Please submit your seep questions for consideration by sending an e-mail torrpstudio@richroll.comor leaving a voicemail at(424) 235-4626.Reminder that you can watch today’s podcast onYouTube. And as always, the podcast streams wild and free onApple PodcastsandSpotify.Enjoy!Today’s SponsorsLMNT: For a limited time receive aFREE LMNT sample packjust cover 5$ for shipping. Try it out atdrinkLMNT.com/RICHROLLOuterknown: High quality, sustainably produced men’s and women’s clothing. Go toouterknown.comand enter codeROLLat checkout to get25% offyour full-price order.ROKA: Cutting-edge eyewear built for top performance. Visitroka.comand enter codeRichRollfor20% off.Seed: To learn more and order Seed’s DS-01TM Daily Synbiotic visitseed.com/RICHROLLWhoop: The world’s most powerful, waterproof fitness trackerWHOOP 4.0. Visit: WHOOP.comand use the codeRichrollat checkout to get15% offa membership.Athletic Greens: 75 whole food sourced ingredients. Go to:athleticgreens.com/richrollto get aFREE year supply of Vitamin DAND5 free travel packsof AG1with your first purchase.Peace + Plants,Rich
4/18/2022

Maya Shankar: The Power Of Slight Changes (And Why We Do What We Do)

Ep. 674
In today’s episode, cognitive neuroscientist & former Senior Advisor in the Obama White House, Dr. Maya Shankar joins Rich to talk about the science behind growth & transformation.This is a conversation about navigating change, igniting professional growth, and managing grief through the behavioral science lens of Maya’s personal experience and expertise.Maya shares the therapeutic benefits and empowerment from sharing hardships, grief and shame with those around you, and how to make meaning out of hardships and struggles.The visually inclined can watch the magic transpire onYouTube.As always, the podcast streams wild and free onApple PodcastsandSpotify.Pick up Rich’s lates book VOICING CHANGE Vol. IIHERE.For full show notes and to read more about Maya, goHERE.Today’s Sponsors:Squarespace: Visit Squarespace.com/RichRollfor aFREE trial, and when you’re ready to launch, use the offer codeRichRollto save10% offyour first purchase of a website or domain.BetterHelp:Listeners get10% offtheir first month by visitingBetterHelp.com/richroll.Indeed: Listeners can get aFREE SEVENTY-FIVE DOLLAR CREDITto upgrade your job post atindeed.com/RICHROLL.Terms and conditions apply.Navitas Organics:For a limited time you can get30% off your entire orderby using the codeRICHROLLatnavitasorganics.com/richroll.Athletic Greens: Go to:athleticgreens.com/richrollto get aFREE year supply of Vitamin D​AND​5 free travel packs​of AG1with your first purchase.Whoop: Get theWHOOP 4.OatWHOOP.comand use the codeRichrollat checkout to get15% offa membership.Enjoy the show!Peace + Plants,Rich