Hi, I’m Paul D. Michaels! I’m here to show you through my own experimental journey how you can improve your wellness and save time so that you can Enjoy Your Best Life. I am here to show you step-by-step how YOU CAN DO IT.
Dr. Daniel Lord, DC, Physical Medicine Lead for Facebook Health Center reveals the #1 problem he sees and explains how to be the CEO of your own health.
How to Stop Drinking Soda. 3 awesome strategies for helping you slowly and permanently get off soda stress-free.
The bottom line is you have to drink fluids every day to stay hydrated and healthy. It’s your choice whether you drink empty calories and chemicals or something healthier. In this LifehackrDiet podcast episode, I show you three easy strategies for slowly weaning yourself off of soda and discovering healthier options that you enjoy.
“The number of times I have put my workout clothes on only to be sucked into work, is crazy!”
– Anonymous LifehackrDiet.com reader/listener
This is a sign that what you are doing isn’t working. So, now you need to stop and reinvent your life. This is the exact situation that drove me to experiment and eventually develop the LifehackrDiet.
Whether you walk 1.5mph at a treadmill desk (while you work) or run 10-miles (training for a marathon), you”ll end up in the same place. Looking and feeling younger and bursting with energy!
How to Stop Late Night Snacking in it’s Tracks! Simple tips for how you can crush the habit of having a late night snack. Podcast.
How to Find Emotional Support for your Diet. The bottom line is if someone does not support your wellness journey, then they need to get step aside or stand down. Before you get to that point, you need to realize that influence is a two-way street. With some simple tips, you can turn a possibly antagonistic situation into a positive journey for everyone!
Is it all over when I cheat on my Diet? – Anonymous LifehackrDiet.com reader/listener.
Cheating on our diets, or having a weak moment is a normal and natural occurrence when dieting. Even I, Paul Michaels, the host of LifehackrDiet, have them, regularly! But, they are easy to handle when you have the right tools. Here is some battle advice with a little action-packed whitewater kayaking thrown in.
“I struggle most with staying focused and being able to say “no” and walk away. I don’t have the drive or the discipline to stay focused on my goal…..” – Anonymous LifehackrDiet.com reader/listener. Not having the drive or the discipline to stay focused on your goal is something I think we all deal with. I bet if you look up the definition of being human in Wikipedia, there is a passage that says exactly that! Regardless of being hard wired like that, there are ways to crack the code and lay down some new better habits.
Just the thought of having to be on a diet and going out to eat or bar hopping with friends, probably evokes images of Indiana Jones (in Raiders of the Lost Ark) running from that huge boulder. Except in your version, you trip-up and are flattened by another failed diet! It doesn’t have to be that way!
014 – Sync Solver App Saga; From Debilitating Back Pain to an App Helping You Get Healthy: An Interview with Jim McAndrew.
Good smartphone apps help solve problems. In this Podcast Interview, Jim McAndrew has a great story of how he solved his health problems. Inspired, he built an app that helps all of us do the same.
013 How Yoga Can Positively Transform Your Body and Mind at any Age. From a Female and Male Perspective.
I was cynical about the idea of taking up yoga. I’m a 50 year old guy, why would I do yoga?! Over a year later, I confess, I was wrong. Very, very wrong. Listen to what I discovered on my journey and the perspectives of a female and male yoga instructor.
LHD Podcast 012 – Awesome Snacking Tips from Elle Penner of MyFitnessPal
Snacking Tips: from food swapping, to creative snacking to what to chose when you are faced with the dreaded snack vending machine – we’ve got it covered!
011 How Simply Walking for Exercise Enabled Me to Keep up with People Half My Age on the Hardest Hike of My Life. It Can Do The Same For You, Too!
It wasn’t until I gave up on the idea of going to the gym, and started to look at everything in my life as a form of walking for exercise, did things change for me.
To begin with, all of us are doing it wrong… We usually eat our snack out of their respective containers, grazing like a lazy cow on a warm summer afternoon. If it takes your stomach about 20 minutes to register “we’re A-OK down here,” with your brain, that means there is another 20 minutes of unsolicited calories making it’s way down your gullet. Stop eating with your eyes! Let real data influence when and how much you eat. Simply put; eat sensibly, mindfully and with purpose.
Paul has a discussion with Phil Beene of Nudge, LLC, about the importance of curating all your health data with their iOS and Android app, Nudge. Today’s health apps create lots and lots of data and it doesn’t take much to find yourself drowning in it. We discuss the benefits of having all that data collected, processed and displayed into one single graphic. You will be surprised at how powerful this concept is, so be sure to tune in and listen. Enjoy.
As a 10 year old kid who loved climbing trees, I had the wisdom to solve my adult weight gain problem. Who knew that climbing trees and weight-loss had anything to do with each other. Use your inner-child to help solve your adult problems.
Rohan Gunatillake, the developer and mastermind behind a best selling mindfulness smartphone app, “Buddhify 2”, talks with Paul about his app, and how urban mindfulness can help you every day achieve; weight-loss, calm, happiness and clarity. It’s really simple and fun with the help of his gorgeous app. Join the conversation…
Lets get started, step by step, rebuilding your lifestyle in a cleaner, leaner way. This podcast is an overview of how to setup your personal data collection, what to record, and then how you can interpret the data, so that you can effect change. You are about to see yourself in a whole new way!
11 good questions to ask your diet and see if it’s the right one for you.. Things that matter to us are all subject to intense, personalized questioning, so why not interrogate your diet?
“Within two minutes of walking in the room with Frank, you realize that something is going on. I call him the Sherlock Holmes of kinesiology because he'll look at you for a brief moment…know where your pain is…how you’re trying to compensate for it and…what he has to do…to try and make you better.”
Confession; I love food and eating and I am not someone to skimp. One of my passions is trying exotic international restaurants – all of which is done on the LifehackrDiet. I am a believer in starting with your favorite foods first, making small changes which eventually lead to huge results for your health, fitness and nutrition.
Does your gym workout consistently get cut from your schedule? Paul Michaels your host is a 50 year old work-from-home-father of three teenagers, who finally gave up on the idea of going to the gym and in it’s place figured out how to live synchronously… Quit the Gym and be Healthier for it.
Want to know what really excites me? Let’s step back a second, dieting does not excite me! Positive changes to my body and my well being do!…and that’s what the LifehackrDiet podcast is all about change, small changes you can make to improve yourself, your health and well being.