The Nourish Balance Thrive podcast is designed to help you perform better. Christopher Kelly, your host, is a co-founder at Nourish Balance Thrive, an online clinic using advanced biochemical testing to help athletes overcome chronic health complaints and improve performance. 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.

How to Optimise Diet and Lifestyle for Fertility

Lily Nichols is a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, researcher, and author dedicated to evidence-based nutrition. With a deep respect for current scientific findings and ancestral wisdom, Lily's clinical proficiency and extensive experience in prenatal nutrition have established her as a renowned consultant and speaker. Her groundbreaking work ...

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Deborah Gordon, MD on Mold Illness, Bone Health, and Hormone Balance

Deborah Gordon, MD, is the founder and medical director of Northwest Wellness Center, LLC. She has a lifelong interest in health and wellness, which she has incorporated into an integrative medical practice in southern Oregon for over thirty years. She is dedicated to finding lifestyle choices that can prevent and ...

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Free to Play - Van Life and Unschooling Our Three Kids

Today's journey takes us into unconventional living with my guest, Julie Kelly—my wife and partner in adventure. Together, we delve into our nomadic lifestyle, shared with our three vibrant children, each step an exploration outside societal norms. This conversation unfolds the layers behind our decision to steer clear ...

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Beyond Survival: Fighter Jet Pilot Kegan Gill's Recovery From Ejection, TBI, and PTSD

Kegan "SMURF" Gill, a former US Navy F/A-18E pilot whose life took a dramatic turn following a near-fatal high-speed ejection at 695mph. Kegan's story is not just about survival; it's a profound narrative of overcoming life-altering injuries, battling and defeating prescription drug addiction, and enduring a gruelling ...

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Laura Payling: Athlete, Scientist, and Innovator on the Gut Microbiome and Using Gene Expression to Improve Health and Performance

Laura Payling, PhD, leads the animal science division for, an innovative startup using gene expression information and advanced data science to improve livestock yield and welfare. Laura’s passion for human and animal health and performance has resulted in diverse professional experiences, including academic research in food chain ...

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bodymapping: Functional Medicine in the UK

Dr. Michael Bazlinton is a Family Doctor (GP) and the founder of the bodymapping clinic in the UK. After recognizing the limits of the National Health Service (NHS) model of practice and discovering compelling data from the low-carb community, Michael expanded his scope as a physician. In 2017, bodymapping was ...

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A Quest for Connection: Journeying to Authentic Relationships with Others and Yourself

Mike Brcic is an adventurer, writer, and entrepreneur with a mission to help others build connection with themselves and others. He founded Wayfinders, a project that brings entrepreneurs together for travel, physical challenge and authentic connection, going beyond networking and financial success. Mike founded Sacred Rides, a highly successful mountain ...

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Mike T. Nelson on Navigating Healthspan: From Assessment to Improvement

Fundraiser by Lesley Paterson for Dr Simon Marshall: The Bravest Fight of All

Dr. Mike T. Nelson has spent 18 years learning how the human body works, specifically focusing on properly conditioning it to burn fat and become stronger, more flexible, and healthier. He’s been called to share his ...

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Decoding Discrepancies: What to Do When Your Sleep Tracker Contradicts Your Experience

In today's episode of the Nourish Balance Thrive Podcast, we delved deep into the realm of sleep health, particularly focusing on the role of sleep wearables and nearables. Here's a summary of the key takeaways from our discussion:

1. Sleep Wearables and Nearables Track Sleep: We explored how ...

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Grapple & Grow: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for Beginners with Robb Wolf

Robb Wolf is a former research biochemist and 2X New York Times/Wall Street Journal Best-selling author of The Paleo Solution and Wired To Eat and co-author of Sacred Cow, which explains why well-raised meat is good for us and the planet. Robb, one of the best-known names in the ...

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How to Use AI to Create Your Next Training Plan

Paul Laursen is a coach and scientist known for his exercise physiology and high-performance sports expertise. He holds a PhD in Exercise Physiology and has a teaching, research, and coaching background. Paul has published over 140 peer-reviewed papers, has more than 14,000 citations, and is co-founder of the parent ...

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How to Make New Friends

Despite social media being everywhere, it’s clear that adults in America face an epidemic of loneliness. This trend comes with health risks equivalent to smoking 15 cigarettes per day. Our guest today has a solution. 

On this podcast, Nick shares his simple formula for hosting low-stress social gatherings to ...

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