The Nourish Balance Thrive podcast is designed to help you perform better. Christopher Kelly, your host, is co-founder of Nourish Balance Thrive, an online clinic using advanced biochemical testing to optimize performance in athletes. On the podcast, Chris interviews leading minds in medicine, nutrition and health, as well as world-class athletes and members of the NBT team, to give you up-to-date information on the lifestyle changes and personalized techniques being used to make people go faster – from weekend warriors to Olympians and world champions.

From Neonatal Neurobiology to Elite Performance Coaching: Interview with Dr. Tommy Wood

Dr. Tommy Wood studied medicine at the University of Oxford, graduating in 2011.  After two years as a junior doctor in the UK, he returned to academia to earn his PhD in physiology and neuroscience at the University of Oslo, Norway.  He is the current PAH President, as well as ...

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How to Become a Functional Medicine Doctor

Physician, podcaster, and poet, Rob Abbott, M.D. is a family medicine resident in Front Royal, Virginia and a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He practices what he calls “spiritually focused and evolutionarily informed functional medicine.” Rob recently launched the Charlottesville Center for Functional Medicine, making ...

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How to Prevent and Heal Lyme and Its Co-Infections

Dr. Sunjya Schweig, M.D. is a board-certified physician who has been studying, teaching, and practicing integrative and Functional Medicine for over 20 years. In 2014 he joined forces with Chris Kresser to launch the California Center for Functional Medicine, offering patients an investigative approach to healthcare. He is also ...

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How to Become a Health Coach (And Why Health Coaching Will Transform Healthcare)

Chris Kresser, M.S., L.Ac., is an internationally recognized leader in the area of ancestral health and integrative medicine. He is the author of The Paleo Cure and the force behind ChrisKresser.com, one of the top 25 health websites in the world. Chris has been studying, teaching, and ...

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How Oxidative Stress Impacts Performance and Healthspan

Our own Scientific Director and coach Megan Roberts is back on the podcast today to discuss an important but often misunderstood aspect of health and longevity: oxidative stress.  It’s a condition associated with numerous chronic health problems including cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Today we cover everything you need ...

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How to Win More by Training Less

Brad Kearns has been a noted speaker, author and coach in the health and fitness world for over two decades. During his nine-year career as a triathlete, he was one of the world's top-ranked professionals, amassing 30 wins worldwide on the pro circuit. Brad currently works with Mark Sisson ...

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How to Get Help and Feel Great in Australia Using Advanced Blood Interpretation

Stephen Anderson has been an Acupuncturist and Chinese Medicine practitioner for nearly 20 years.  He’s had over 2500 patients and upwards of 40,000 consultations (that would be over 3/4 million acupuncture needles, but who’s counting). In 2016, Steve went through the Kresser Institute’s Practitioner Training ...

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How to Make Disease Disappear

Dr. Rangan Chatterjee may be best known as the medical doctor who helped ordinary people turn their health around on the BBC’s Doctor in the House. He’s now a speaker and author and has compiled his best medical advice into a new book, How to Make Disease Disappear ...

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Why Cholesterol Levels Have No Effect on Cardiovascular Disease (And Things to Think about Instead)

Dr. Malcolm Kendrick is a medical doctor, author, speaker, and sceptic living in Cheshire, England.  His evidence-based arguments refute the lipid hypothesis and other ideas related to chronic illness that has resulted in a pervasive culture of fear and misinformation.  His popular blog features an ongoing series of posts on ...

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Rethinking Positive Thinking

Psychologist, researcher and author Gabriele Oettingen, PhD. has been studying human behaviour for over 30 years, with a focus on goal setting and turning positive fantasies into reality. She has written over 150 scientific articles and book chapters relating to social and personality psychology, developmental and educational psychology, and health ...

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How to Use Wearable Technology to Track Training and Recovery

Don Moxley is an exercise physiologist and the Sports Scientist for the Ohio State University Wrestling Team.  With a passion for teaching and coaching, he specializes in fitness and athletic assessment, training, and performance optimization.  Under his guidance, the OSU team won their first-ever National Championship in 2015, and individuals ...

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The Dog as the Ultimate Health Upgrade (an Introduction for Pre-Contemplators)

Of all the things I’ve done to improve my own health, getting a dog has been one of the most important.   Today’s podcast is really an informal conversation with my good friend, FDN practitioner and health coach, Toréa Rodriguez.  Toréa has been on the podcast several ...

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