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.

Optimal Diet and Movement for Healthspan, Amplified Intelligence and More with Ken Ford

Dr. Kenneth Ford is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Florida Institute for Human & Machine Cognition (IHMC), a research institute that is home to world-class scientists and engineers focused on building technology that extends human cognition, perception, locomotion and resilience. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from ...

Read more »

How to Measure Readiness to Train

Val Nasedkin is the Co-Founder & Vice President of Business Development for Omegawave, a company that merges the fields of neurology, cardiology, and exercise physiology with mobile computer technology.  Using EKG, HRV, and DC potential measurements, Omegawave devices offer sports-specific outputs on readiness to train and guidance for achieving specific physiological ...

Read more »

Why We Self-Sabotage (And What to Do Instead)

Author, educator, and psychologist Simon Marshall, PhD, is back on the podcast today to discuss the profound impact of mindset on athletic performance.  He describes the driving forces behind self-sabotage and exercise addiction and actually sheds light on some of my own cognitive barriers to winning.  Simon’s brilliance truly ...

Read more »

The Epidemic We Don’t Talk About

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported that for the second year in a row the life expectancy in the US has declined - a change that is largely influenced by an increase in drug overdose among young people.  Everyone in every community has been affected by addiction ...

Read more »

Machine Learning for Blood Chemistry Interpretation

We’ve switched things up for this episode, with Dr. Bryan Walsh asking the questions and me on the other side of the microphone.  We’re talking about our new Blood Chemistry Calculator – the product of lab data from tens of thousands of people and a machine learning algorithm called ...

Read more »

How to Manage Testosterone and Estrogen in Athletes

Dr. Ben House, PhD. is a Nutritionist (CN), Functional Diagnostic Nutrition (FDN) practitioner, and Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner (CFMP), as well as a strength coach and the owner of Functional Medicine Costa Rica.  He has a passion for researching, writing, and teaching, and hosts professional and wellness retreats in the ...

Read more »

Brain Training for the Primal Keto Endurance Athlete

Writer and researcher Lindsay Shaw Taylor, PhD, joined the Primal Blueprint team in 2015, collaborating with Mark Sisson of Mark’s Daily Apple to deliver content on the topics of health, science, and primal living.  Lindsay earned her doctorate in 2008 in Social and Personality Psychology with a focus on ...

Read more »

Health Outcome-Based Optimal Reference Ranges for Cholesterol

To interpret lab results your typical doctor will use standard reference ranges that are based on averages from a random sample of people.  Your labs are compared to these ranges to evaluate your health status and to guide potential treatment.  If reference ranges have such an important role, wouldn’t ...

Read more »

Risk Assessment in the Genomic Era: Are We Missing the Low-Hanging Fruit?

Doctor Bryan Walsh is back with us today, discussing the diagnostic benefits of a simple blood chemistry.  He says the results of common and inexpensive lab panels can be mined for meaningful health information, potentially saving patients a lot of time and money on testing – that is, if you know ...

Read more »

Machine Learning for Arrhythmia Detection

Dr. Gari Clifford, DPhil has been studying artificial intelligence (AI) and its utility in healthcare for two decades. He holds several prestigious positions in academia and is an Associate Professor of Biomedical Informatics at Emory University and an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology. We met ...

Read more »

Everything You Wanted to Know about Detoxification

Doctor and educator Bryan Walsh is back with us to discuss his latest area of focus: detoxification. Our environment is awash in pollutants and toxic compounds resulting largely from modern industrial and agricultural practices and products. These are known to interrupt normal biological functioning, commonly acting as carcinogens and endocrine ...

Read more »

How to Gratitude Journal

UJ Ramdas is the Co-founder of Intelligent Change, Co-Creator of the Five Minute Journal - a simple and effective tool to help you get reliably happier. He cares deeply about the intersection of behaviour and business and loves reading, coffee and meditation.

Perform better, have a better day, and sleep better ...

Read more »


© 2018 nourishbalancethrive