Wade Lightheart (IG: @wadelightheart) is an author, athlete, nutritionist and expert on fixing digestion.
He’s the co-founder and president at BiOptimizers, a digestive and health optimization company and also serves as an advisor to the American Anti-Cancer Institute.
Wade is a 3-time Canadian national all natural bodybuilding champion who competed as a vegetarian, former Mr. Universe competitor, and host of The Awesome Health Podcast.
Watch the full video version of this conversation below.
In this episode, we discuss:
- The origin story of how Wade got into bodybuilding
- The bodybuilding magazine from his terminally ill sister that inspired Wade
- The death of Wade’s sister totally changed the trajectory of his life
- The key is to not develop a victim mentality
- Discovering meditation
- Becoming a drug-free vegetarian bodybuilder
- Wade’s cognitive function improved after changing his diet
- Fitness is a component of health, not the whole picture
- Mr. Universe to Mr. Marshmallow… gaining 42 lbs in 3 months
- Breaking down the role of enzymes in the body
- The problem with raw food diets
- Do the diet that works for you
- The three dietary philosophies
- Using biohacking technology to address health issues
- Crash & burn… the long term health repercussions of extreme bodybuilding
- The psychological transitions bodybuilders experience
- The profound spiritual perspective Wade achieved fulfilling his dream
- Xenoestrogens, EMFs and lack of exercise cause low testosterone levels in men
- Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) should be used as a last resort
- Males increasing their testosterone level to between 600-1000 will improve recovery
- It took 33 years for Wade to achieve his dream of moving from New Brunswick to Venice Beach
- Concerns about the COVID-19 vaccine
- Taking your health into your own hands
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Wade Lightheart’s website
Follow Wade Lightheart on Facebook and Instagram
The Awesome Health Course (free 12 week program)
Arnold Schwarzenegger – Arnold: The Education of a Bodybuilder (book)
Swami Sri Yukteswar Giri – The Holy Science (book)
Paramahansa Yogananda – Autobiography Of A Yogi (book)
Dr. Edward Howell – Food Enzymes For Health & Longevity (book)
Paul Bragg (books)
Dave Asprey – Fast This Way to Burn Fat and Heal Inflammation (#389)
339: Scott Nelson – The Joovv Origin Story, Light Therapy, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
323: Laird Hamilton – Born To Surf, XPT (Extreme Performance Training), Ice Baths & Saunas
194: John Gray – Beyond Mars And Venus • Role Mate vs Soul Mate Relationship • Getting Your Sex Hormones Back On Track
043: Ben Greenfield – Raising Children 2.0 | Biohack A Healthy Home | Cholesterol… Redefined
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