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.

Why Your Diet Isn’t Working: Under Eating and Overtraining

As Scientific Director at Nourish Balance Thrive, Megan is a research scientist who helps keep the program state of the art. She received her BS in Exercise Biology and MSc in Nutritional Biology at UC Davis where her research focused on the effects of low carbohydrate and ketogenic diets on ...

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The Migraine Miracle

Find your path to a migraine-free life in the “Ultimate Guide” by headache expert, best-selling author, and longtime migraine sufferer, Dr Joshua Turknett, MD.

After receiving his Bachelor’s Degree in Neuroscience from Wesleyan University and his Medical Degree from Emory University, he went on to neurology residency training for ...

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Learning to Learn with Jonathan Levi

Jonathan Levi is an experienced entrepreneur and angel investor from Silicon Valley.

After successfully selling his Inc 5,000 rated startup in April of 2011, Jonathan enlisted the help of speed-reading expert and university professor Anna Goldentouch, who tutored him in speed-reading, advanced memorization, and more. He saw incredible results ...

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The Hungry Brain with Stephan Guyenet, PhD

No one wants to overeat. And certainly no one wants to overeat for years, become overweight, and end up with a high risk of diabetes or heart disease– yet two-thirds of Americans do precisely that. In his book The Hungry Brain, Stephan J. Guyenet, PhD argues that the problem is ...

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Nick Runs America: 5,400 Km in 100 Days

Nick J. Ashill is a British Professor of Marketing at the American University of Sharjah. Nick is a former international hockey player now turned ultra endurance athlete, having competed in the Marathon des Sables, London to Brighton and the Comrades in South Africa.

At the time of writing, Nick is ...

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Hormesis, Nootropics and Organic Acids Testing

In this dense and technical episode with Dr Tommy Wood, we introduce Hormetea!

Why Hormetea?

We love polyphenols - those magical compounds from plant foods that lend them their bright colours and multiple health benefits. The greens and yellows in tea, the deep orange of turmeric, and purples of berries. Many ...

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Arrhythmias in Endurance Athletes

Peter H Backx, PhD is a senior scientist at Toronto General Hospital Research Institute and also at York University. Dr Backx is a recognised expert in cardiac mechanics, heart failure and arrhythmias. His research focuses on the role of ion transport, ion channels and myocardial signalling in the initiation and ...

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How to Achieve High Intensity Health with Mike Mutzel

In this episode, Dr Tommy Wood turns the mic on one of our favourite podcast hosts, Mike Mutzel.

Mike has a B.S. in Biology and M.S. in Clinical Nutrition and is a graduate of the Institute for Functional Medicine. He is an independent consultant for one of the ...

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How to Overcome Amenorrhoea

Tawnee Prazak, MS, CSCS, is a triathlete and triathlon coach living in Laguna Beach, California. She’s been involved in the endurance world for nearly a decade and is considered one of today’s leading experts in the field of endurance training, racing, strength training, nutrition and wellness.

When I ...

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How to Fix Autoimmunity in the over 50s

Deborah Gordon, MD is a doctor practicing in Ashland, Oregon. Her focus is real food and an active lifestyle which she integrates with gentle and targeted medicine.

You should listen to this interview to learn about the common problems that Dr Gordon encounters in her practice and the treatments getting ...

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How to Make a Career in Paleo

Tony Federico is a shining example of how to make a career out of the paleo diet and lifestyle. After a personal training client suggested the diet, Tony never looked back, going on to write for Paleo Magazine and hosting the podcast of the same name. He recently made the ...

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How to Run Efficiently with Drs Cucuzzella & Wood

Dr Mark Cucuzzella, MD, is Professor of medicine at West Virginia University medical school, Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), family physician for over 20 years, Lt Col in the US Air Force Reserves, and an avid runner and running coach.

In this episode, Dr Tommy Wood ...

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