Setting a New Year's resolution? You're not alone. In fact, an estimated 50% of Americans set health goals on January 1st. But of those goal-setters, 80% fail by February 1st!
After failing the past few years himself, Matt took a different approach for 2021... and everything clicked.
In this 2-part series, Matt and Doug break down 7 steps to successfully establishing, building, and achieving your goals, so that you can rediscover your health and fitness in 2022.
While professional plant-based athletes are becoming more common, they're still most often found in endurance sports like running, cycling, or soccer. But today, we hear from Olympian Abby Gustaitis, a professional athlete competing at the pinnacle of a sport that combines endurance with power and pure strength.
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As you approach the new year, it's only natural to think about your health and fitness goals. But would you have more success if you approached them differently?
In today's episode, Matt and Doug share a few lessons from the last few years of goal setting, and how they're thinking about resolutions for 2022.
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What are the three fundamental aspects of health? According to Erin and Dusty Stanczyks, it's eating, moving, and resting. In today's episode, Matt Tullman sits down with the health coaches and YouTube stars helping hundreds of thousands of people transform their lives.
What is happiness, and how can you experience more of it?
In today's episode, Doug and Matt share their thoughts on pleasure, long-term goals and meaning, kids, and intentional vs. forced suffering, and how each relates to happiness. Plus, they share a few things they're doing to try to live a happier, more fulfilled life.
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In today's episode, Matt Tullman chats with Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Lauren Plunkett, about the power of a plant-based diet, her personal journey with Type 1 Diabetes, and her new book, Type One Determination.
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With the completion of Doug's first race since February of 2020, life, habits, and health have come full circle. In today's episode, Matt and Doug share the mindset and habit shifts that have stuck with them over the past year, and how they'll shape the future.
Growing up playing hockey on a boy's team, Jackquie Pierri has never been one to shy away from chasing her goals, even if others try to stand in her way.
In today's episode, Matt Tullman chats with Jackie about how — despite initial pushback — she has proven to her team and community that you can thrive as a plant-based professional hockey player.
As type 1 diabetics, Cyrus Khambatta and Robby Barbaro have an immediate understanding of how foods impact blood sugar levels. And what they've discovered through their own experiences and studies has led them to dedicate their lives to helping people master blood sugar for optimal health.
In today's episode, Matt and Doug chat with Robby and Cyrus as they break down exactly what athletes, health nuts, and pre-diabetics should understand about the relationship between food and blood sugar for short-term gains and long-term health.
They share their stoplight approach to foods, post-workout meals, commonly misunderstood foods, and more.
If there's one thing most of us fear, it's cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease. So what can we do to prevent it?
In today's episode, Matt Tullman speaks to Dr. Dean Sherzai, a behavioral neuroscientist, on the lifestyle changes you can make to support long-term brain health and help prevent chronic cognitive issues.
If you had a blueprint for going vegan, what would it look like?
In today's episode, Matt and Doug chat with Pamela Fergusson, RD, PhD, about everything from amino acids and visible protein, to whether the vegan diet is truly as healthy as people claim.
What role does nutrition play in medical school? For 4th year medical student, Muzammil Ahmad, not enough. In today's episode, Doug chats with Muzammil about his mission to correct some of the outdated information taught about the plant-based diet in medical school, and highlight nutrition as a critical prevention tool.
In today's episode, Matt and Doug address a recent article published in the NY Times about plant milks... are they good for you? Are they a reasonable substitute for cow's milk (and do we even WANT a substitute for cow's milk)?
Plus, our favorite plant milks, and why.
Can you lose with and eat a high carbohydrate diet? After struggling to find a weight loss program that worked for her, Plantiful Kiki tried something completely different... and it worked!
In today's episode, Matt Tullman chats with Kiki about her and her family are thriving with a high-carb, plant-based diet.
Ask Matt and Doug how their fitness is going, and they'll say it's better than it has been in a long time. Why? Because they're trying new things. In today's episode, Matt and Doug share updates on their training, what's working, and how you can see better results.
You have to be smart enough to start, but dumb enough not to quit. That was the advice that motivated Jeffrey Binney, the filmmaker behind the hilarious and inspiring Once is Enough film, to chase his outrageous goal.
In today's episode, Jeffrey sits down with Matt and Doug to discuss motivation, failure, and why sometimes the only way to see success is to ignore everything your body and mind are telling you.
These days, Miyoko Schinner's plant-based cheese products can be found in just about any grocery store. But of course, it hasn't always been that way. Miyoko's journey started out of a desire to bring color, craft, and creativity to the bland, uninspired vegan cooking of the time. In today's episode, Matt Tullman sits down with Miyoko, who shares her stories, lessons, and vision for the future of veganism.
What has Dreena Burton learned from 25 years of plant-based cooking?
In today's episode, Matt and Doug chat with cookbook author Dreena Burton about how she approaches new recipes, why she tries to avoid plant meats, and what's different about her new book, Dreena's Kind Kitchen.
How do you talk to friends, family, or strangers about your vegan diet without sounding pushy or awkward? In today's episode, Matt and Doug share their long-game approach, and why they believe it works.
How much does your environment — where you live, who you interact with, what you have access to — impact your health and happiness? In today's episode, Matt and Doug share a few larger environmental shifts, plus small adjustments with a big impact.
In a post Game Changers, post The Plant-Based Athlete, post Impossible Whopper world... what's next for the vegan movement?
In today's episode, Matt and Doug make a few predictions of how the movement will change (and the challenges we'll face) over the next several years.
In today's NMA Chats, Matt sits down with vegan and mental health activist, Carly Taylor, to discuss the challenges of social media and a pull towards "mental minimalism."
Inspired by Cal Newport's book Deep Work, Matt and Doug discuss how they use deep work strategies for improved productivity, and how the philosophy can be applied to fitness and nutrition.
In today's episode, Matt sits down with James Marin, RD, EN and Dahlia Marin, RDN of Married to Health to break down the long-term implications of gut health.
Thinking of running your first marathon or ultramarathon this year? In today's episode, Matt and Doug break down everything you should consider when planning your training.