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Season 2 coming soon! Welcome to STRONGER, hosted by LIVESTRONG.COM's Food & Nutrition Editor, Erin Mosbaugh, and News Editor, Ferozan Mast. This is a safe space where we get to the core of trending food topics that make you think: WTF. Is sugar really that bad? Is everyone allergic to gluten? Should you really fast for 16 hours per day?! Each episode, we'll have one of our expert guests get to the bottom of health trends, to turn frustration into empowerment and desperation into joy. Dig in.
||ExplicitSeason 1 End||Hi everyone! We've wrapped up the first season of Stronger. Stronger season two will be airing in the spring or summer of 2018 with new interviews that we think will change the way you live. Stay tuned and stay healthy and thriving. You'll be hearing from us soon!||2/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit20. Why America’s Obsession With 'Happiness' Is Totally Stressing Us Out||Could you be happier if you tried harder? LIVESTRONG.COM's Michelle Vartan talks to Ruth Whippman, author of "America the Anxious", about why despite the fact that Americans spend more time and money in search of happiness than any other nation on earth, the United States is one of the least contented countries in the developed world.||2/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit19. How to Calm Down in Under 3 Minutes||According to a founder of the successful mindfulness app, Stop, Breathe and Think, we can control our stress levels in the most simple ways.||1/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit18. How to Turn Anxiety Into Your Best Friend||Anxiety can feel uncomfortable and sometimes even debilitating. But Dan Ryckert, author of Anxiety as an Ally, claims that you can use anxiety as a tool to get everything you want out of life. And his tips actually make complete sense.||11/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit17. How This Celebrity Chef Saved Himself By Eating Right||Do you think of food as a friend or enemy? This week we talk to celebrity chef Seamus Mullen, who believes that good food can heal. After being diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, Mullen took control of his health and saved his own life by changing his diet to include nutrient-dense, non-inflammatory foods.||11/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit16. This Is What Every Woman Needs to Know About Self Defense — From an Expert Who's Been There||Self-defense expert Jennifer Cassetta is doing more than just teaching women to fight back. With her program Stilettos and Self Defense, she’s also talking about how to recognize red flags before things turn violent and encouraging women to be more aware of their own presence and body language to protect themselves.||10/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit15. How to Be a Badass Lady Boss||Selina Tobaccowala founded Evite.com out of her college dorm room at the age of 21. Needless to say, she's a trailblazer in the male-dominated tech industry. Her new exercise app, Gixo, provides real-time fitness classes to get people engaged and moving wherever they are. We talk to Selina about how she got into fitness, what it takes to be a leader, and her experience working with Dave Goldberg (Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's husband).||10/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit14. 'Simpsons' Writer Runs a Marathon and Lives to Joke About It||“The Simpsons” writer Joel Cohen spends all day writing about doughnuts, so it’s no surprise that before he trained for a marathon, his lifestyle was starting to mirror Homer’s. Cohen joins LIVESTRONG.com GM Jessica Barron and host Erin Mosbaugh to talk about tips for getting ready to run 26.2 miles.||10/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit13. How to Keep Your House Clean — Even When You're a Mess||When you're surrounded by mess, it effects you mentally. "Unf*ck Your Habitat" author Rachel Hoffmann knows this better than anyone — she also knows that most of us lead busy lives and can't afford to hire a housekeeper. In this episode, LIVESTRONG.COM editor Michelle Vartan talks to Hoffmann about how to manage your home without losing your sanity.||9/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit12. These 2 Foods You Eat Everyday Contain Hidden Pesticides||Did you know that one of the most-sprayed crops is something 54% of Americans are consuming every single day? Jess Barron, GM and VP of LIVESTRONG.com, talks about a huge new study she just did gleaning data from our LIVESTRONG Myplate calorie counter app to highlight the level of pesticide exposure in the foods that Americans eat most often.||9/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit11. Is Cannabis the New Kale? 'Bong Appétit' Hosts Dish on the Health Benefits of Weed and Edibles||The cohosts of “Bong Appetit” — Viceland’s cult hit cannabis cooking show — dish on the health benefits of weed. Vanessa Lavorato and Ry Prichard discuss its effectiveness as a sleep aid and relaxant and its potential to help cancer patients and those who are suffering. The duo also discuss the evolution of cannabis cuisine.||9/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean10. Marie Forleo Shares Her Secrets For Avoiding Burnout||Entrepreneur and speaker Marie Forleo has a successful life-coaching business and is the host of MarieTV. She shares practical tips on how you can best manage your time, not fall prey to meaningless office competition, and capitalize on your talents all while making the money and achieving the status that you want.||8/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean9. SoulCycle’s Angela Davis Shares How to Kill It in Spin Class AND in Life||Angela Davis has built a career on the SoulCycle mentality of blending fitness with inspiration, and her faith is a huge part of her teaching style and her life. ““The way you ride your bike is the way you live your life,” she tells LIVESTRONG.COM’s Michelle Vartan on the latest episode of the STRONGER podcast. Davis speaks candidly about the emotional connection between fitness and working through tough times in life.||8/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit8. The Best and Worst Things to Say to Someone Who's Grieving||How do you respond to or communicate with someone who is grieving? Leading expert on healing and grief, David Kessler, says to acknowledge the person's loss and suffering. “I know you’re hurting, and I’m here for you” does just that. Meanwhile, LIVESTRONG.com editor Erin Mosbaugh talks about her own experience losing her father to prostate cancer.||7/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit7. Bulletproof's Dave Asprey on How to Biohack Your Best Self||Dave Asprey, founder of Bulletproof Coffee, spent two decades and over a million dollars manipulating his own biology just to see if he could create a life full of health shortcuts — or what he refers to as 'biohacking.' He shares tips and tricks to become your highest-performing self.||7/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit6. 15 Ways to Never Deprive Yourself AND Eat Healthy||Wellness experts Kelly LeVeque and Jordan Younger dish on how to eat healthy AND have fun. One of their many genius tricks: Have a protein shake “roadie” on your way to a meal — that way, you won’t show up to the restaurant starving and stuff yourself with bread.||6/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit5. Is Your Doctor Missing What's Wrong With You?||No patient wants to be treated like a car, and no physician wants to be treated like an assembly line factory worker. Author and physician Dr. Taz talks about integrative medicine — a practice that combines eastern, western and a whole-body approach to each person’s individual medical needs — and explains how it's revolutionizing the health industry. But does it work? Listen to our discussion on the place where food, body, medicine and science intersect.||6/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit4. 4 Foods You Think Are Healthy That May Not Be||Coffee, chicken breast and other foods you're devouring every day may not be as good for you as they seem. In this episode, LIVESTRONG.COM editors Michelle Vartan and Hillary Eaton look at recent research and dissect whether the foods you love are "healthy" and how you should be consuming them.||5/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit3. How to Embrace Your Flaws & Stop Comparing Yourself to Others||Anna Victoria shares the behind-the-scenes details of being a social media influencer — from the intense emotional pressure and body-shaming comments to an exhausting amount of photo taking.||5/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit2. The Best and Worst Things to Say to Someone With Depression||How do you respond to or communicate with your loved one who has depression? LIVESTRONG.COM editor Tiffany Lin has lived with depression and anxiety for years. She gives some real talk on how her depression impacts her personal relationships, from how she likes to be treated to who she surrounds herself with.||5/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit1. Is the Wellness Industry Taking Advantage of You?||One of Oprah's Super Soul 100, author and leader Danielle LaPorte dishes on the dangers of the self-help industry. LaPorte gives useful tips on how you can find your spiritual jam by doing a lot less.||4/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTeaser Episode||'Stronger' launches Tuesday, April 18th!||4/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
A must listen!
This podcast is empowering and incredibly fun to listen to. I'm looking forward to the next episode.
Listening to the Stronger podcast really does make me feel stronger! I've heard the first episode and look forward to more. Thanks for promoting a message of positivity, empowerment and strength. I think I'll begin my mornings listening to the podcast.
Wow, I'm so excited to hear the next episode! I love love love where you chose to go with this first episode of the podcast. You talked about some important issues with the current spirituality/wellness community that I've noticed as well. I'm so glad these conversations are happening and I'm excited for the future episodes!