Health and Wellness

EPISODE 26: Hack Your Way to Achieving Your Optimal Performance Level as High Performing Entrepreneurs

As high performing entrepreneurs, we need our health and bodies to be at their optimum performance level in order to get work done more effectively and efficiently.

Today’s awesome guest is Tommy Cassano, a Personal Fitness Trainer with 15 years of experience in the health and wellness industry. He’s worked with professional athletes such as Maria Sharapova, Brendan Brazier, Rebecca Soni, plus multiple NBA players and pro boxers.

This episode is crazy pack full of doable, effective, and healthy tips to get your bodies and mind in optimum condition. Tommy shares his personal routine and more interestingly, he also talks about how visualization and use sacred plant medicines have positively impacted his life.

Key takeaways:

  • Meditation and visualization increase athletic performance by improving motivation, coordination and concentration.
  • To take your performance from good to excellence, you first need to develop Self Love and to help increase Self Love, get involved in activities that allow you to be actively sweating.
  • A typical routine to achieve optimum performance: Get proper sleep, drink at least 1 liter of clean water daily, take activated charcoal in the morning to detoxify the body, do active sweating, do fasting once or twice a week.
  • Sacred plant medicines expose your true self and it supports you in facing your own fear within in order to live your live fully.

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Time-Stamped Show Notes

[00:00] Intro

[00:22] A bit of background on Tommy Cassano (and who his clients are)

[02:54] Tommy’s advice on how to take your performance from good to excellent.

[03:52] The common attribute of celebrities, CEO’s / top professionals, and sports athletes.

[05:00] What physical activity can you do to increase your self love?

[05:44] How many sweating minutes should you give yourself ?

[06:26] Active sweating vs Passive sweating (infrared saunas) and why the former is better.

[07:17] How much sleep should you be getting?

[09:00] Do Meditation / Visualization first thing in the morning.

[09:40] Drink AT LEAST a liter of CLEAN water.

[10:45] Tommy’s choice of water.

[12:02] How much water should you be taking in?

[13:12] Piss clear!

[13:26] Activated Charcoal and how Tommy uses it.

[15:45] The benefit of a fasting lifestyle.

[16:37] Why you should choose more High Intensity workouts vs. slow steady activities.

[17:35] What if you’re not after weight loss and you still want to feel strong?

[20:05] Tommy’s recent health hack: Longevity Herbs.

[22:10] How visualization works for Tommy and how he uses it to support his training for races.

[24:00] Tommy’s takeaways regarding plant medicines (entheogens)and their relationship to vitality.

[26:50] We are not sick we are just toxic…toxic in thoughts and action.

EPISODE 7: Healthy Tips for Enhanced Productivity

David Wolfe is a leading educator and presenter at the annual Longevity Conference Institute of Integrated Nutrition, and at the Body Mind Institute. He has been traveling around sharing his message for the past 22 years. Wolfe has appeared at more than 2,500 events, is a best-selling author of several books, including Longevity Now and Superfoods. He shares some of his favorite methods to elevate and sustain wellness for super-achievers who want a healthy body, high energy, and enhanced productivity.

Key Learnings David Wolfe Recommends:

  • Drink one liter of water upon rising.
  • Take activated charcoal in water morning and night.
  • Make one meal a day a smoothie to rest digestion.
  • Embrace the cold with cryotherapy.
  • Spend one full hour in nature every day to recharge.

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Time-Stamped Show Notes

[00:00] Background on David Wolfe, entrepreneur, best-selling author, leading educator, organic farmer, and chocolate-lover.

[01:20] Activated charcoal every day helps remove toxins from your body.

[05:09] Drink at least one liter of water as soon as you get up in the morning.

[08:10] Replace one meal per day with a super-food smoothie for extra energy.

[10:32] Always have greens with food. Avoid combining protein and starch in the same meal.

[11:25] Cutting-edge entrepreneurs embrace 5-day juice fasts to detoxify. Some top performers, including pro athletes, are into whole body cryotherapy (WBC).

[17:28] The growing desire to reconnect with the sacred.

[21:10] Medicinal mushrooms for peak performers.

[24:55] One measured hour in nature every day.

[27:40] The magic of sleeping less.

[30:12] Support standards of quality within the food industry. Be part of the change.

[35:50] For Australian tour dates, connect with Wolfe on his website and on Facebook.

EPISODE 3: From Down and Out to Millionaire

Joshua Smith, now a highly successful entrepreneur, has seen his share of struggle. At twenty-one years of age he planned to commit suicide. Instead of ending in tragedy, his low point turned out to be a wake-up call. Smith subsequently managed to overcome alcoholism, lost 118 pounds, got fit, and has created eight companies in the tens of millions of dollars. He is married to his high school sweetheart, has three children, and was making over $1 million dollars a year in business by the age of twenty-five. At age twenty-eight, he was voted by The Wall Street Journal to be among the top thirty realtors in the country.

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DISCOVERY OF THE DAY: What was your favorite quote or lesson from this episode? Please let me know in the comments!

Time-Stamped Show Notes

[00:00] Joshua Smith went from contemplating suicide to running eight successful companies in a span of about ten years. He went from making $10 an hour to making in excess of $10 million annually.

[02:26] The average millionaire has seven streams of income. Smith’s include real estate, health and fitness clubs, speaking and coaching engagements, group training and a software company.

[09:30] Smith’s software required no promotion or advertising, as 42% of his consulting clients purchase it automatically.

[11:23] Smith recounts gaining perspective from working with hospice patients in end-of-life care. He explains his ultimate scoreboard.

[17:55] Using a daily planner and reflection guide to live intentionally.

[20:29] The importance of implementing systems in business versus trying to out-work the competition.

[26:40] Corporate culture and employee retention through daycares, virtual working, and accomplishment-based work environments.

[30:50] Humble beginnings, growing up on food stamps, and what a millionaire would do if he lost everything.

[36:30] Smith advocates saying yes to daily quiet time, and saying no to anything that does not align with your intentions.