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Primal Potential

The Primal Potential Podcast is the anti-diet approach to mastering fat loss NATURALLY. Everyone knows they should eat better and exercise regularly but Primal Potential talks about strategy for the tough stuff - HOW to overcome emotional eating, hormonal imbalances, unhealthy habits and your all-or-nothing dieting mindset. Each week we tackle a mainstream myth or challenge, we talk about weight loss facts, strategies and practical solutions for implementation. This isn't another preachy, weight loss show - we get to the root of FAT LOSS and how you can eat, live and think to optimize your body's ability to burn fat and keep it off! Primal Potential is here to help you lose weight, get healthy and master fat loss NATURALLY.
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Now displaying: June, 2018
Jun 28, 2018

All or nothing is about cycles of intensity & avoidance. All or nothing approaches to fat loss overlook the key to success: consistent execution of the basics. We love dramatic approaches that create dramatic results, even if they aren't sustainable. Here's the thing: it's not sexy, it's not glamorous and it's not exciting but it is both effective and sustainable: know your basics and ruthlessly pursue consistency. In today's episode we're talking about what it looks like when we skip the basics and pursue intensity and how to create a much more effective approach.

https://primalpotential.com/495/

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Primal Potential Episode 369: Chasing Excellence

Chasing Excellence by Ben Bergeron

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Jun 25, 2018

The other day, I posted on Instagram that more often than not, it's our internal conditions that need to change, not our external ones. We're so quick to place blame on our external circumstances: we don't have enough time, we don't have enough money. Our work schedule is crazy. We don't have enough support. However, when you realize that your lack of progress & lack of consistency are more about your internal conditions than your external ones, you're in a major place of power.

Your internal conditions include your thoughts, words, attitude & perspective, to name a few. In today's episode, we're diving into the how of this. How, exactly, do we do this work to change our internal conditions? I've got you covered! Tune in!

https://primalpotential.com/494/

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Jun 21, 2018

What is CBD? Does it get you high? Can it get you high? CBD refers to cannabidiol and is a non-psychoactive component of cannabis. Not only does CBD not make you feel "high", it actually can block the "high" triggered by the psycho-active component, THC.

The reason we're looking at CBD is due to it's anti-inflammatory, anti-anxiety and endocrine-supporting properties.

We'll talk about what CBD is, what it isn't, how it works, the body systems it influences and how it can be used.

https://primalpotential.com/493/

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Jun 18, 2018

Today's episode is a hybrid - part book club episode, part manifesto on your ability, independent of all circumstances, to create change.

I read an amazing book called You Are The Placebo and it came to mind immediately when I got a couple of critical comments about episode 490 of the podcast. That episode garnered over 400 emails, text messages, direct messages & social media comments from people who found it helpful and inspiring. It also garnered two critical comments from listeners. Both felt they needed to inform me that depression isn't a choice. Interestingly, I agree and never said it was. I do, however, believe that in every circumstance, we DO have power to create change.

That is what we are diving into, especially the science behind our thoughts, in today's episode. This is, without question, one of my favorite recent episodes! Don't miss it!

https://primalpotential.com/492/

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You Are The Placebo

Episode 490: Joy, Pain, Progress & Depression

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Jun 14, 2018

Getting out of debt changed my life. I had no idea that working towards a financial goal would have such a profound impact on health, motivation and fitness, but it did. Some of the biggest lessons I've learned in life came from getting out of debt.

The same is true of working out. Building a habit of going to the gym and embracing fitness has taught me lessons about hard work, consistency and stepping out of my comfort zone. Many of these lessons have come directly from CrossFit and while they were learned in the gym, they've changed my life outside of the gym!

https://primalpotential.com/491/

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Episode 035: Fitness For Fat Loss

Episode 189: Facts About Fitness Trackers & Heart Rate Monitors

Episode 160: Fat To Fit - Fitness

Episode 215: 6 Ways To Get More Out Of Your Workout

Episode 408: Incorporating Fitness & Staying Motivated

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Jun 11, 2018

Change can be hard. It can be frustrating. It can feel lonely. For much of my life I felt exhausted by work I hadn't even yet done...I felt like the road ahead of me was impossible. I have no doubt that those feelings contributed to depression & isolation.

I could absolutely still choose that perspective. I could choose to upset myself by fixating on what I don't yet have, on how far I have to go, on the gap between where I am and where I want to be and the work I'll have to do to change.

Fortunately, I choose a dramatically different perspective and my new perspective makes change dramatically easier and prevents me from experiencing depressive symptoms.

Like many of you, I've been moved by the recent high profile celebrity suicides. In today's episode, I'm talking about pleasure, pain, joy and depression. Even if depression isn't something you're struggling with, this episode might help you help someone you love.

I hope you'll listen.

https://primalpotential.com/490/

If you or someone you know needs assistance, don't hesitate to reach out to the suicide prevention hotline. More information can be found here.

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Jun 7, 2018

There are hundreds of fat loss strategies. Many of them are nutrition strategies. There are also mindset strategies, lifestyle strategies and fitness strategies. In today's episode, we're taking a tactical look at the most important & effective nutrition strategy for both fat loss and energy. This strategy will not only support your fat loss goals but also your overall health, your body's inflammatory response, your hunger, cravings, mood and energy levels. Don't miss this one.

https://primalpotential.com/489/

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Episode 316: Wired To Eat

Episode 195: Golden Rules of Carbs & Fat Loss

Robb Wolf: Wired To Eat

The blood glucose monitor I use

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Jun 4, 2018

Friends, I am really excited for today's episode! If you are struggling to stay motivated, this conversation about change being hard versus not changing being hard is one you need to hear. Is it really hard or is it an easier life that is simply unpracticed & unfamiliar? That's what we're exploring today! Don't miss it!

https://primalpotential.com/488/

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