Get Out of Your Comfort Zone!

Here in the United States, we generally live in a world of convenience, instant gratification, and comfort. But is that always the best? Today on the podcast, we sit down and have a candid conversation about why we should seek ways to get out of our comfort zones more often. We talk about how society pulls us to stay within the safety of the comfort zone, why we feel it’s beneficial to step outside of it, and some of our own personal stories that have led us to these conclusions. We urge you to consider ways to get uncomfortable, as we are both strong believers that true growth and learning occurs when you dance on that line between comfort and discomfort. Enjoy the episode, and don’t forget to Go eat some plants, and do epic shit.

-Jackson and Aaron


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Do you get enough protein? Our new book, Dude, Where Do You Get Your Protein? is available now! Check it out at tfflifestyle.com/product/proteinbook and enjoy this amazing resource for everything there is to know about protein.

We really appreciate all the support guys, so don’t forget to follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter so we can engage more with all of our awesome supporters. This is such a fun thing we’re doing, and it’s even cooler that we are having a meaningful impact on people’s lives. So thanks! If you have any questions for future Q&A episodes, drop us an email at tfflifestyle@gmail.com or by visiting the contact us page on the website.

Show Notes

 

Follow TFF:

Facebook.com/TFFlifestyle

Instagram: @tfflifestyle

YouTube Channel: Thought For Food TV

Support TFF: www.patreon.com/thoughtforfood

Twitter: @TFFlifestyle

Follow Jackson on Strava: https://www.strava.com/athletes/54401

Interested in coaching from Jackson and Aaron? Send us an email at tfflifestyle@gmail.com or click services on the website to learn more.

Music by:

soundcloud.com/dcuttermusic

soundcloud.com/peterkuli

What’s the Deal With Carbs?

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The king of macronutrients. The most controversial word in all of nutrition. Builder of cities, destroyer of empires. Carbohydrates. In the fourth installment of our What’s the Deal series, we go hard and deep on all things carbs. With so much information and misinformation out there, we did what we do best and jumped on the science, the cold hard evidence, first defining this nutrient and its function and then address some of the major claims about carbohydrates such as:

  • carbohydrates make you fat
  • carbs cause inflammation
  • carbs from fruit are the same as table sugar
  • high-carb diets cause diabetes and cancer
  • and more!

We also discuss the role of carbohydrates for athletes, and then a more philosophical look at applying these concepts through a macro lens and why we should stop talking about carbs and protein and diet so extensively. Grab a notebook, take a glucose break, kick back and relax, and enjoy the show!

Go eat some plants!

-Jackson and Aaron


Thank you thank you thank you to everyone who has subscribed to the show on iTunes or wherever you consume podcasts, left a review on iTunes, shared the show with your friends and family, or given a nice comment on social media. This is such an easy and free way to support what we’re doing, yet is profound! We read each and every comment and review, so keep ’em coming!

If you want to go above and beyond, you can kick us some change by pledging your support on Patreon each month, which is a recurring crowd funding site dedicated to creators like us! It allows us to keep putting out the free content that you’re used to, but helps us to invest more money into improving the quality of the show through better equipment (every penny we make on Patreon goes to bettering our setup to make the content better for you!). You can also visit tfflifestyle.com/support to learn more and make a one-time donation.

Carbs?! What about PROTEIN?! Our new book, Dude, Where Do You Get Your Protein? is available now! Check it out at tfflifestyle.com/product/proteinbook and enjoy this amazing resource for everything there is to know about protein.

If you haven’t already, be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel, Thought For Food TV, where we put up regular vlogs and other cool videos so you can get a behind the scenes look at TFF. It’s a lot of fun!

So much love for the support everyone, we seriously can’t thank you enough. We are coming up on a year doing this thing and have loved every minute of it, thanks to you. Keep spreading the inspiring message of healthy living, let’s create a paradigm shift together. Have an amazing rest of your week and thanks SO much for listening.


Show Notes

References:

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15983191

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23509418

http://ajcn.nutrition.org/content/82/2/421.full

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http://jn.nutrition.org/content/131/11/3109S.short

Follow TFF:

Facebook.com/TFFlifestyle

Instagram: @tfflifestyle

YouTube Channel: Thought For Food TV

Support TFF: www.patreon.com/thoughtforfood

Twitter: @TFFlifestyle

Follow Jackson on Strava: https://www.strava.com/athletes/54401

Interested in coaching from Jackson and Aaron? Send us an email at tfflifestyle@gmail.com or click services on the website to learn more.

Music by:

soundcloud.com/dcuttermusic

soundcloud.com/peterkuli