Underground Wellness Radio

Underground Wellness Radio is where health, personal development, and entrepreneurship meet head-on to reveal the blueprint for coming alive. Host Sean Croxton delivers in-depth weekly interviews with a variety of special guests including Chris Kresser, Diane Sanfilippo, Marie Forleo, Mark Sisson, and more.
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Apr 28, 2015

Dr. Jade Teta — co-author of Lose Weight Here — returns to the podcast to reveal how you can stop the metabolism-dirsupting effects of eating less and exercising more. Plus, find out how to target stubborn areas like lower body fat and arms in women and male belly fat.


Here's what we talked about: 


2:47 – We’ve been going about it all wrong! Why the traditional “fat loss formula” doesn’t work in the long-term and how we should be doing it instead.


6:55 – Keep your HEC in check! The three most important ways to monitor your metabolism, and how to know when there might be more going on with your body than you think. 


8:50 – Why just chasing the mechanism and pushing anything to the extreme probably won’t do a body good.


12:02 – How to balancing energy output to “starve the fat” and the more natural way you can create a calorie deficit.


17:20 – Pay attention! Dr. Teta reveals the “one and only rule of nutrition”.


21:19 – The 4 metabolic toggles that we are all constantly pulling on. Plus, how you can use them to create the metabolism and body you want. 


32:48 – The Law of Metabolic Multi-Tasking: becoming a metabolic detective that works WITH your metabolism instead of against it.


39:35 – Why is stubborn fat so stubborn in the first place? And a few tricks to balance uneven fat loss. 


44:25 – For the ladies: how to take advantage of your menstrual cycle or menopause to maximize fat loss. 


49:13 – How do you know if you’re getting at stubborn fat? Hint: you still don’t need that scale. 


51:56 – Dr. Teta’s best advice for jiggly arms and belly fat, plus a bonus tip on cravings, cocoa and brain chemistry! 


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Hosted by Sean Croxton of Underground Wellness. 

Apr 14, 2015

Gerald Roliz — author of The Pharmaceutical Myth — pulls back the curtain on the pharmaceutical sales industry, revealing how he was trained to use fear, pressure, and gifts to “buy out” doctors who would prescribe the medications he represented. Plus, what made him walk away from it all to help people heal naturally.


Here's what we talked about: 


2:00 – How dreams of becoming a doctor led Gerald to a company car and unlimited expense account as a pharma rep. 


6:30 – Selling pharmaceuticals: how the industry teaches drug reps to spin side effects for better sales. 


15:04 – How doctors are being bought out and why the pharma industry gets away with calling bribes “gifts.” Plus, the one “gift” that makes Gerald want to throw up on UW Radio! 


17:55 – Have you seen a Pharma rep in your doc’s office? What this could mean and why you should start asking questions about it! 


22:59 – More marketing tools and tricks used by the Pharma industry to keep close contact with doctors…and why there isn’t much your doc can do about it. 


26:16 – Doctor-induced diseases or drug side-effects? What the difference is and how patients can reduce prescription drug use to avoid both.


32:22 – Gerald’s personal experience with “biochemical weapons” as treatment that powers his current passion for health. 


38:20 – The $600 dinner that changed Gerald’s mind about pharmaceutical sales and how he finally forced him to plan his exit from the industry. 


44:54 – The 3 major risks of medications and the best ways to support yourself or loved ones to become drug-free. 


49:43 – The impact of our health habits on generations to come and what we can do to move closer to experiencing optimal health. 


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Hosted by Sean Croxton of Underground Wellness. 

Apr 8, 2015

Gretchen Rubin, bestselling author of The Happiness Project and Better than Before, reveals 8 effective strategies for creating new habits and how to exploit your own personality type to make your habits stick. 


Here's what we talked about: 


2:21 – Why do we do what we do, why are we the way that we are? How Gretchen got into the business of happiness and habits.


4:05 – The puzzle of habits: Why sometimes we can change and sometimes we can’t – even if we want to. 


6:05 – When it comes to habits and expectations, there are only four types of people. Which type are you? 


8:40 – Can people change? How to bust through the limitations of your habit tendencies to live more consistently with your nature. 


12:04 – The 4 foundational things you need to get a handle on to master your good habits and eliminate the need for willpower. 


14:42 – The importance of getting control over (or getting rid of!) the “stuff” in your life.


17:58 – Should you be monitoring your habits? The benefit of knowing where you are at all times and who this strategy might work for.


24:34 – Why going public with your goals could be good for you – and why some people should keep it secret. 


25:58 – The danger of YOLO and the vicious start/stop cycle and how you can reframe habit stops and backslides for major success.


29:29 – The all-powerful lightning bolt: how people and habits really CAN change overnight!


32:54 – Abstainers vs. moderators. Why some people need it to be “all or nothing” and how it out could make all your cravings disappear. 


39:33 – Are rewards and values undermining your habits? How to set up rewards to make your habits stronger…and when it’s OK to admit that you don’t even want to try. 


46:37 – The real reason we want new habits and how they can make your life “Better Than Before.”


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Hosted by Sean Croxton of Underground Wellness. 

Apr 2, 2015

This week on the podcast, Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo — founder of the Institute of Nutritional Endocrinology — shares her best tips for beating brain fog. 


Here's what we talked about: 


4:56 – How Dr. Ritamarie turned her health around after living life in the fast lane and being prescribed medications for conditions she didn’t even have!


16:55 – Brain fog: Is it normal or just common? What the difference is and how to know if you have a problem. 


19:03 – Fat is your friend: what you brain really needs for nourishment and the best places can get it. 


23:46 – Too much stress? How it could be affecting you memory and what you can use to ease stress-induced damage and keep your brain cells firing fast enough. 


29:21 – Keeping your brain (and blood sugar levels!) healthy. JERF! 


33:33 – How vegans can get the nutrients they need and why you might need to supplement … no matter what you’re eating. 


35:20 – The Cortisol Connection: how your thyroid and adrenals might be affecting your brain. 


38:20 – Brain fog after breakfast? Why it’s happening and what you should be eating to avoid a mid-day crash. 


40:33 – How to lift your brain fog with one breath in one minute!


44:26 – Even MORE reasons to get off the gluten.


46:48 – The brain fog tips roundup and the best place to start to clear up your brain fog.


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Hosted by Sean Croxton of Underground Wellness.