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Welcome to the The Epic Table, a podcast where Dan Churchill cooks for the some of the world's most remarkable thought leaders, experts, and A-list celebrities — follow along and learn from these exceptional people as they share their lives and experiences over unique, home-cooked meals created by the Healthy Chef himself! You can watch full episodes of the podcast on Dan's YouTube!

Latest Episodes

How Sleep can affect your Performance With Dr. Steven Lockley!

Hey friends! We are continuing our popular topic of sleep and circadian rhythm, bringing Steve Lockley back on to discuss how sleep affects our performance. Steve is the expert in the field of circadian rhythm and I wanted him back on to outline the role it plays in how we can execute our daily activities. With our circadian rhythm having a direct impact on our sleep, in this episode we dive into how to keep your rhythm on track or adjust to suit another time zone. If you want to learn more about Dr. Lockley you can check out his app TimeShifter which ultimately tells you how to beat jet lag ( https://www.timeshifter.com/the-science-of-jet-lag ) or Instagram ( @TimeShifter https://www.instagram.com/timeshifter/ ). Specifically in this episode we cover: -How does sleep or circadian rhythm affect performance? -Does our body’s core temp affect our performance? -How to biohack our Circadian rhythm to improve our performance. -How affects of traveling on our circadian rhythm. Resources ...

61 min1 d ago
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How Sleep can affect your Performance With Dr. Steven Lockley!

Does circadian rhythm affect our sleep? A recap with Dan Churchill

Hey my Epic Table Community! With the success of the podcast last week with Dr. Steven Lockley on, I noted a number of common questions coming through on my Instagram. This week I am compiling a list of the relevant studies and supporting articles that we discussed. In this episode I summarize last week and then provide you with an action plan. Studies I Discuss Melatonin Natural Health Products and Supplements - Erland, Lauren A.E., et al. “Melatonin Natural Health Products and Supplements: Presence of Serotonin and Significant Variability of Melatonin Content.” Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 15 Feb. 2017, jcsm.aasm.org/doi/10.5664/jcsm.6462. Delaying Middle School and high school start times promotes student health and performance - Watson, Nathaniel F., et al. “Delaying Middle School and High School Start Times Promotes Student Health and Performance: An American Academy of Sleep Medicine Position Statement.” Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 15 Apr. 2017, jcsm.aasm.org/doi/10.5664/jcsm.6558. Binge Viewing, Sleep, and the Role of Pre-Sleep Arousal - Exelmans, Liese, et al. “Binge Viewing, Sleep, and the Role of Pre-Sleep Arousal.” Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 15 Aug. 2017, jcsm.aasm.org/doi/10.5664/jcsm.6704.

33 min3 d ago
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Does circadian rhythm affect our sleep? A recap with Dan Churchill

What is Circadian Rhythm? - Sleep Foundation Dr. Steven Lockley

Welcome back to another installment of The Epic Table Podcast! Today we are joined by Dr. Steven Lockley, Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Neuroscientist in the Division of Sleep Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital. We talk all about the Circadian Rhythm, a natural internal process that regulates our sleep and wake cycle, and what variables affect it (00;04;48;29). Dr. Lockley touches on how disrupted circadian rhythms in shift workers can be greatly detrimental for long term health (00;10;48;18). Dr. Lockley challenges those with the "sleep when you're dead" mentality (00;21;33;06). We learn how to reset the circadian rhythm (00;29;36;11). Did you know deep sleep triggers the production of growth hormones especially during adolescence? Dr. Lockley gives us all the information we need on how to beat jet lag and what's new in the world of sleep science! If you want to learn more about Dr. Lockley you can check out his app TimeShifter which ultimately...

63 min2 w ago
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What is Circadian Rhythm? - Sleep Foundation Dr. Steven Lockley

How to Train Formula 1 Drivers with Michael Italiano

Hey Team, Welcome back to another episode of The Epic Table podcast! Today we have Michael Italiano, Formula 1 Driving Fitness coach, fellow Aussie and around legend. In this episode, Michael delves into his past, starting off his early career as an architect and civil engineer, and how he diverted to fitness and performance ( 00;04;12;09 ). We then talk about the intricacies of how Formula 1 drivers perform, the three biological challenges they face and how Michael trains Daniel Ricciardo (00;26;18;14). Michael then schools us on how much G force a Formula 1 car can exert. Did you know Formula 1 drivers can endure up to 6 Gs of force when breaking? That's a lot of force! ( 00;37;10;09 ). If you want to learn more about Michael you can check out his website ( https://www.michaelitaliano.com/about-michael/ ), Instagram ( @MichaelItaliano https://www.instagram.com/michaelitaliano/ ) or Facebook ( https://www.facebook.com/michaelitalianocoach/ ). Talking Points How do Formula 1 drivers...

68 min3 w ago
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How to Train Formula 1 Drivers with Michael Italiano

What is biohacking from one of the smartest physicians in the world- Ted Achacoso

Team! On today's episode of The Epic Table podcast, we have the legendary Dr. Ted Achacoso! Dr. Achacoso is the founding pioneer of the clinical practice of Health Optimization Medicine, which is the detection and correction of imbalances in the metabolome. Today we discuss metabolites and how they function as markers for things we're deficient in ( 00:21:24:19 ). We also talk about the ecosystem of our cellular makeup, which includes aerobic and anaerobic cells, special organisms and microorganisms. Dr. Achacoso schools us on how to bio hack poor sleep by refining your habits before sleep (00:47:21:01). If you want to learn more about Dr. Achacoso and health optimization, you can check out ( HomeHope.org ) or ( BioBalanceinstitute.com ). If you're curious about Dr. Achacoso's Nootropics you can search ( https://shop.troscriptions.com/ ). Talking Points What is biohacking your body? How to maintain your health? How to biohack sleep; what are the symptoms of high cortisol levels? Wha...

78 minAUG 26
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What is biohacking from one of the smartest physicians in the world- Ted Achacoso

How food and breathing can improve our brain health with Dr. Andrew Huberman

We are back with another episode of The Epic Table podcast today, team. Dr. Andrew Huberman is back on the podcast schooling us on the brain and nervous system! We look at how the respiratory system affects the body and mind - with a focus on breathing. We also discuss physiological techniques that induce feelings of calm or stress. ( 00;09;28;19 ) Dr. Huberman also touches on how to utilize breathing techniques while conducting physical activities. ( 00;34;38;15 ) We chat about nutrition as it relates to neuromodulators, and how these can promote a happier and healthier life, and we talk more about what tyrosine is and how it plays a key role in dopamine production. ( 00;40;53;13 ) Did you know that positive anticipation can stimulate the production of dopamine? (00;54;33;03). Dr. Huberman also teaches us about acetylcholine which helps with things like neuroplasticity and focus. Lastly, we talk about gut health and the foods Dr. Huberman and his team believe best support it. ( 01;...

72 minAUG 19
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How food and breathing can improve our brain health with Dr. Andrew Huberman

Why our genes may not matter as much as we thought - with Tim Spector

Hey Team, we are back with another exciting episode of The Epic Table podcast! Today we have Tim Spector, Professor of Genetic Epidemiology and founder of the Twins UK registry with over 13,000 twins at kings College, London. Tim is also the author of the book"Identically different: The Real Science Behind What We Eat,""The Diet Myth: Why You Can Change Your Genes,"and his newest title,"Spoon-Fed."Today's we talk about how we can strengthen our immune system against various pathogens. Spector touches on his research and we learn that while twins may share the same genes, their microbes say otherwise. Spector is doing outstanding research through his app "COVID Symptom Study" which helped Spector and his team come to the conclusion that poor treatment of an individual's microbiome may be the catalyst for contracting the disease. If you want to learn more about Tim Spector and the research he and his team are doing you can check out the COVID Symptom Study Website (https://covid.joinzoe.com/us), the PREDICT app (http://www.tim-spector.co.uk/predict/), you can also find him on Instagram (@Tim.Spectorhttps://www.instagram.com/tim.spector/). Talking Points Are identical twins 100% the same? How can we test that? 00;08;56;11 What are the differences between genes and microbes? 00;15;47;02 What are the symptoms of an unhealthy gut? The benefits of having a healthy gut. 00;32;21;28 How does a virus evolve? 00;35;03;24 Are parasites good for the body? 00;39;21;04 You heard it from Dr. Will Bulsiewicz and now from Professor Tim Spector, take care of your gut legends! Identically different: The Real Science Behind What We Eat -http://www.tim-spector.co.uk/identically-different/ The Diet Myth: Why You Can Change Your Genes -http://www.tim-spector.co.uk/the-diet-myth/ Spoon-Fed: Why almost everything we've been told about food is wrong-https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/1787332292?_encoding=UTF8&tag=prhau08-22

47 minAUG 13
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Why our genes may not matter as much as we thought - with Tim Spector

Battling Cancer cells with Broccoli Sprouts: Doug Evans

Team, we are back with another episode of The Epic Table podcast. Today, Doug Evans enlightens us all on the many benefits of sprouts! Did you know broccoli sprouts in particular contain the enzyme myrosinase and glucoraphanin which create the chemical compound called sulforaphane? Studies show that sulforaphane contains anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties great for your health! Doug then schools us on different methods you can use to create your own sprouting farms. If you want to learn more about the legendary powers of sprouts and what they can do for you, check out Doug's Instagram ( @DougEvans https://www.instagram.com/dougevans/ ). You can also learn more from his book, The Sprout Book ( https://www.thesproutbook.com/ ). Talking Points What are sprouts? (6:40:00) What are the health benefits of sulforaphane? ( 15:49:18) Are broccoli sprouts the same as broccoli? ( 18:08:00) The best way to sprout broccoli seeds (39:20:00) Thanks Legends!

49 minAUG 5
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Battling Cancer cells with Broccoli Sprouts: Doug Evans

How plant based athletes get their protein

Hey Team, we are back with another episode of The Epic Table Podcast! Today we continue with James Newbury schools us on the benefits of Heat-shock proteins, we touch on James' eating habits and how he approaches the plant based diet. James also talks about his recovery techniques, and how they benefit the mind and body. If you want know more about James and Soul365 you can find him on Instagram ( @JamesNewbury https://www.instagram.com/jamesnewbury/ ) or his website ( https://soul365.com.au/ ). Talking Points What are the benefits of a plant-based diet? Can plant-based diets benefit gut health? 00;07;35;02 How does James maintain his weight with the plant-based diet? Can you get all amino acids from plants?, and how 00;15;39;15 We chat about the functions of Heat-shock proteins and how they aid in muscle recovery 00;32;47;00 What are eccentric and concentric movements? 00;48;42;04 Thanks Legends!!

64 minJUL 29
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How plant based athletes get their protein

How this plant based athlete became the 5th fittest on earth! - James Newbury: Part One

Hey Team, welcome back to another episode of The Epic Table podcast! Today, James Newbury schools us on the fundamentals of CrossFit! James is one of Australia's top tier athletes, finishing the Iron Man with a time of 10 hours 14 Minutes, 4x winner of Australia's fittest man, and an all-around legend of a fitness coach. We talk about how CrossFit athletes train, James's eating habits, and how he approaches a plant-based diet. James also talks about his recovery techniques and how they benefit mental and physical health. If you want to know more about James and Soul365 you can find him on Instagram ( @JamesNewbury https://www.instagram.com/jamesnewbury/ ) or his website ( https://soul365.com.au/ ). Talking Points James talks about his past in the world of athletics, and the crucial fundamental skills needed to compete in the games. 11;57;24 How does a cross fit athlete train for competition? How does mental health play a role in performance? Doing what makes you happy. - 28;56;13 Wh...

42 minJUL 22
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How this plant based athlete became the 5th fittest on earth! - James Newbury: Part One

Latest Episodes

How Sleep can affect your Performance With Dr. Steven Lockley!

Hey friends! We are continuing our popular topic of sleep and circadian rhythm, bringing Steve Lockley back on to discuss how sleep affects our performance. Steve is the expert in the field of circadian rhythm and I wanted him back on to outline the role it plays in how we can execute our daily activities. With our circadian rhythm having a direct impact on our sleep, in this episode we dive into how to keep your rhythm on track or adjust to suit another time zone. If you want to learn more about Dr. Lockley you can check out his app TimeShifter which ultimately tells you how to beat jet lag ( https://www.timeshifter.com/the-science-of-jet-lag ) or Instagram ( @TimeShifter https://www.instagram.com/timeshifter/ ). Specifically in this episode we cover: -How does sleep or circadian rhythm affect performance? -Does our body’s core temp affect our performance? -How to biohack our Circadian rhythm to improve our performance. -How affects of traveling on our circadian rhythm. Resources ...

61 min1 d ago
Comments
How Sleep can affect your Performance With Dr. Steven Lockley!

Does circadian rhythm affect our sleep? A recap with Dan Churchill

Hey my Epic Table Community! With the success of the podcast last week with Dr. Steven Lockley on, I noted a number of common questions coming through on my Instagram. This week I am compiling a list of the relevant studies and supporting articles that we discussed. In this episode I summarize last week and then provide you with an action plan. Studies I Discuss Melatonin Natural Health Products and Supplements - Erland, Lauren A.E., et al. “Melatonin Natural Health Products and Supplements: Presence of Serotonin and Significant Variability of Melatonin Content.” Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 15 Feb. 2017, jcsm.aasm.org/doi/10.5664/jcsm.6462. Delaying Middle School and high school start times promotes student health and performance - Watson, Nathaniel F., et al. “Delaying Middle School and High School Start Times Promotes Student Health and Performance: An American Academy of Sleep Medicine Position Statement.” Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 15 Apr. 2017, jcsm.aasm.org/doi/10.5664/jcsm.6558. Binge Viewing, Sleep, and the Role of Pre-Sleep Arousal - Exelmans, Liese, et al. “Binge Viewing, Sleep, and the Role of Pre-Sleep Arousal.” Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 15 Aug. 2017, jcsm.aasm.org/doi/10.5664/jcsm.6704.

33 min3 d ago
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Does circadian rhythm affect our sleep? A recap with Dan Churchill

What is Circadian Rhythm? - Sleep Foundation Dr. Steven Lockley

Welcome back to another installment of The Epic Table Podcast! Today we are joined by Dr. Steven Lockley, Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Neuroscientist in the Division of Sleep Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital. We talk all about the Circadian Rhythm, a natural internal process that regulates our sleep and wake cycle, and what variables affect it (00;04;48;29). Dr. Lockley touches on how disrupted circadian rhythms in shift workers can be greatly detrimental for long term health (00;10;48;18). Dr. Lockley challenges those with the "sleep when you're dead" mentality (00;21;33;06). We learn how to reset the circadian rhythm (00;29;36;11). Did you know deep sleep triggers the production of growth hormones especially during adolescence? Dr. Lockley gives us all the information we need on how to beat jet lag and what's new in the world of sleep science! If you want to learn more about Dr. Lockley you can check out his app TimeShifter which ultimately...

63 min2 w ago
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What is Circadian Rhythm? - Sleep Foundation Dr. Steven Lockley

How to Train Formula 1 Drivers with Michael Italiano

Hey Team, Welcome back to another episode of The Epic Table podcast! Today we have Michael Italiano, Formula 1 Driving Fitness coach, fellow Aussie and around legend. In this episode, Michael delves into his past, starting off his early career as an architect and civil engineer, and how he diverted to fitness and performance ( 00;04;12;09 ). We then talk about the intricacies of how Formula 1 drivers perform, the three biological challenges they face and how Michael trains Daniel Ricciardo (00;26;18;14). Michael then schools us on how much G force a Formula 1 car can exert. Did you know Formula 1 drivers can endure up to 6 Gs of force when breaking? That's a lot of force! ( 00;37;10;09 ). If you want to learn more about Michael you can check out his website ( https://www.michaelitaliano.com/about-michael/ ), Instagram ( @MichaelItaliano https://www.instagram.com/michaelitaliano/ ) or Facebook ( https://www.facebook.com/michaelitalianocoach/ ). Talking Points How do Formula 1 drivers...

68 min3 w ago
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How to Train Formula 1 Drivers with Michael Italiano

What is biohacking from one of the smartest physicians in the world- Ted Achacoso

Team! On today's episode of The Epic Table podcast, we have the legendary Dr. Ted Achacoso! Dr. Achacoso is the founding pioneer of the clinical practice of Health Optimization Medicine, which is the detection and correction of imbalances in the metabolome. Today we discuss metabolites and how they function as markers for things we're deficient in ( 00:21:24:19 ). We also talk about the ecosystem of our cellular makeup, which includes aerobic and anaerobic cells, special organisms and microorganisms. Dr. Achacoso schools us on how to bio hack poor sleep by refining your habits before sleep (00:47:21:01). If you want to learn more about Dr. Achacoso and health optimization, you can check out ( HomeHope.org ) or ( BioBalanceinstitute.com ). If you're curious about Dr. Achacoso's Nootropics you can search ( https://shop.troscriptions.com/ ). Talking Points What is biohacking your body? How to maintain your health? How to biohack sleep; what are the symptoms of high cortisol levels? Wha...

78 minAUG 26
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What is biohacking from one of the smartest physicians in the world- Ted Achacoso

How food and breathing can improve our brain health with Dr. Andrew Huberman

We are back with another episode of The Epic Table podcast today, team. Dr. Andrew Huberman is back on the podcast schooling us on the brain and nervous system! We look at how the respiratory system affects the body and mind - with a focus on breathing. We also discuss physiological techniques that induce feelings of calm or stress. ( 00;09;28;19 ) Dr. Huberman also touches on how to utilize breathing techniques while conducting physical activities. ( 00;34;38;15 ) We chat about nutrition as it relates to neuromodulators, and how these can promote a happier and healthier life, and we talk more about what tyrosine is and how it plays a key role in dopamine production. ( 00;40;53;13 ) Did you know that positive anticipation can stimulate the production of dopamine? (00;54;33;03). Dr. Huberman also teaches us about acetylcholine which helps with things like neuroplasticity and focus. Lastly, we talk about gut health and the foods Dr. Huberman and his team believe best support it. ( 01;...

72 minAUG 19
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How food and breathing can improve our brain health with Dr. Andrew Huberman

Why our genes may not matter as much as we thought - with Tim Spector

Hey Team, we are back with another exciting episode of The Epic Table podcast! Today we have Tim Spector, Professor of Genetic Epidemiology and founder of the Twins UK registry with over 13,000 twins at kings College, London. Tim is also the author of the book"Identically different: The Real Science Behind What We Eat,""The Diet Myth: Why You Can Change Your Genes,"and his newest title,"Spoon-Fed."Today's we talk about how we can strengthen our immune system against various pathogens. Spector touches on his research and we learn that while twins may share the same genes, their microbes say otherwise. Spector is doing outstanding research through his app "COVID Symptom Study" which helped Spector and his team come to the conclusion that poor treatment of an individual's microbiome may be the catalyst for contracting the disease. If you want to learn more about Tim Spector and the research he and his team are doing you can check out the COVID Symptom Study Website (https://covid.joinzoe.com/us), the PREDICT app (http://www.tim-spector.co.uk/predict/), you can also find him on Instagram (@Tim.Spectorhttps://www.instagram.com/tim.spector/). Talking Points Are identical twins 100% the same? How can we test that? 00;08;56;11 What are the differences between genes and microbes? 00;15;47;02 What are the symptoms of an unhealthy gut? The benefits of having a healthy gut. 00;32;21;28 How does a virus evolve? 00;35;03;24 Are parasites good for the body? 00;39;21;04 You heard it from Dr. Will Bulsiewicz and now from Professor Tim Spector, take care of your gut legends! Identically different: The Real Science Behind What We Eat -http://www.tim-spector.co.uk/identically-different/ The Diet Myth: Why You Can Change Your Genes -http://www.tim-spector.co.uk/the-diet-myth/ Spoon-Fed: Why almost everything we've been told about food is wrong-https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/1787332292?_encoding=UTF8&tag=prhau08-22

47 minAUG 13
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Why our genes may not matter as much as we thought - with Tim Spector

Battling Cancer cells with Broccoli Sprouts: Doug Evans

Team, we are back with another episode of The Epic Table podcast. Today, Doug Evans enlightens us all on the many benefits of sprouts! Did you know broccoli sprouts in particular contain the enzyme myrosinase and glucoraphanin which create the chemical compound called sulforaphane? Studies show that sulforaphane contains anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties great for your health! Doug then schools us on different methods you can use to create your own sprouting farms. If you want to learn more about the legendary powers of sprouts and what they can do for you, check out Doug's Instagram ( @DougEvans https://www.instagram.com/dougevans/ ). You can also learn more from his book, The Sprout Book ( https://www.thesproutbook.com/ ). Talking Points What are sprouts? (6:40:00) What are the health benefits of sulforaphane? ( 15:49:18) Are broccoli sprouts the same as broccoli? ( 18:08:00) The best way to sprout broccoli seeds (39:20:00) Thanks Legends!

49 minAUG 5
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Battling Cancer cells with Broccoli Sprouts: Doug Evans

How plant based athletes get their protein

Hey Team, we are back with another episode of The Epic Table Podcast! Today we continue with James Newbury schools us on the benefits of Heat-shock proteins, we touch on James' eating habits and how he approaches the plant based diet. James also talks about his recovery techniques, and how they benefit the mind and body. If you want know more about James and Soul365 you can find him on Instagram ( @JamesNewbury https://www.instagram.com/jamesnewbury/ ) or his website ( https://soul365.com.au/ ). Talking Points What are the benefits of a plant-based diet? Can plant-based diets benefit gut health? 00;07;35;02 How does James maintain his weight with the plant-based diet? Can you get all amino acids from plants?, and how 00;15;39;15 We chat about the functions of Heat-shock proteins and how they aid in muscle recovery 00;32;47;00 What are eccentric and concentric movements? 00;48;42;04 Thanks Legends!!

64 minJUL 29
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How plant based athletes get their protein

How this plant based athlete became the 5th fittest on earth! - James Newbury: Part One

Hey Team, welcome back to another episode of The Epic Table podcast! Today, James Newbury schools us on the fundamentals of CrossFit! James is one of Australia's top tier athletes, finishing the Iron Man with a time of 10 hours 14 Minutes, 4x winner of Australia's fittest man, and an all-around legend of a fitness coach. We talk about how CrossFit athletes train, James's eating habits, and how he approaches a plant-based diet. James also talks about his recovery techniques and how they benefit mental and physical health. If you want to know more about James and Soul365 you can find him on Instagram ( @JamesNewbury https://www.instagram.com/jamesnewbury/ ) or his website ( https://soul365.com.au/ ). Talking Points James talks about his past in the world of athletics, and the crucial fundamental skills needed to compete in the games. 11;57;24 How does a cross fit athlete train for competition? How does mental health play a role in performance? Doing what makes you happy. - 28;56;13 Wh...

42 minJUL 22
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How this plant based athlete became the 5th fittest on earth! - James Newbury: Part One
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