Our guest today is serial entrepreneur and passionate health advocate, Alex Charfen. Alex shares his story about living a vegan lifestyle, why he initially decided to become a vegan, and how Kevin transformed his way of thinking about health and nutrition and really give the paleo diet a chance. Alex explains that, although the vegan […]
Welcome to FitFluential Radio - The Intersection of Health, Wellness & Fitness!
Welcome to FitFluential Radio - the Intersection of health, wellness & fitness! Join hosts Kevin Cottrell & Kelly Olexa as they interview thought leaders & world-class experts and explain and simplify often complex health, wellness & fitness topics. Each episode will give you the practical actionable routines and tools that you can use to continue your journey towards optimal healthy living.
FitFluential (www.fitfluential.com) was founded by CEO Kelly Olexa in 2011 and is the leading multinational network of highly influential fitness, health, and wellness enthusiasts sharing their journey both online and offline through multiple social media platforms. The FitFluential network includes more than 15,000 members and 5,000 ambassadors.
As CEO of FitFluential, Kelly has an intimate view into the confusion, myths, misinformation, and hype regarding health and fitness that prevents people from reaching their goals or only work in the short-term.
FitFluential Radio will cut through the noise to bring listeners the most effective, actionable strategies from trusted experts.
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Today, our host talks with magnesium expert Morley Robbins ? aka The Magnesium Man ? to demystify the confusion and misconceptions on how important magnesium is for our bodies to function properly. Morley formerly worked as a hospital executive and consultant for over 32 years and currently works as a certified health coach. He has […]
On today’s episode of FitFluential Radio, Kelly Olexa shares her story of how she became inspired to create the FitFluential company, what motivated her to make the fundamental changes in her life to get healthier, and her observations and insights into the health, fitness, and wellness industry. We dive deep into her personal and business […]
Brian and Carrie Grasso are personal trainers who puts emphasis on proper mindset training. Brian has been in the fitness industry for 20 years and works with professional athletes. Along the way, he realized the bulk of his work had a lot more to do with emotional and mental stability. Carrie, on the other hand, […]
Robb Wolf is the author of the New York Times Best Seller The Paleo Solution, the very book that has since made him a popular figure in the health and fitness world. When he’s not writing new books, he’s practicing mixed martial arts, coaches athletes, and conducts seminars in nutrition and strength to both small […]
In the health and wellness world, you either know Robb Wolf or you don’t, and that’s largely due to his books on the paleo lifestyle. His books have helped a lot of people, but he didn’t realize just how much until he got a call from a clinic in Reno. The clinic invited him over […]
In her 20s, Shannon Kaiser had everything a twenty-something could ask for. A steady job, an abundant source of income, a man who wanted to marry her, and lived in a flat that was better than what most her age can afford. Despite all the success, Shannon wasn’t happy. Suffering with bouts of depression, struggling […]
Sylvia Tara has a PhD in biochemistry and studied Alzheimer’s and Neurology. She also has an MBA and has worked with large biotech companies around the world. Along the line, she noticed how she was putting on weight which she found odd since her friends and colleagues weren’t having the same weight issues despite sharing […]
Welcome back to the FitFluential Radio Podcast! Today, Kelly is providing you a recap of various topics currently being discussed throughout the health and wellness industry, including advanced bio-hacking techniques, “health food” product recalls, and the effects of genetically modified food to not only your overall health and wellness ? but also how it affects […]
Jim Emme, the CEO of NOW Foods, joins us on the show today. Jim started his career from humble beginnings growing up on a farm in Indiana. He holds an undergraduate degree in food science and food chemistry, which initially started his career journey into the food industry. Jim has been with NOW; one of […]
Lindsay Manfredi is part of the band COLD, the people behind the riff audio for FitFluential Radio. Kelly met Lindsay in 2008 back when social media was still very new. Lindsay has wanted to be in the entertainment industry since she was 21 years of age and she literally lived the kind of life people […]
Dr. Cate Shanahan is a family medicine physician, author, and sports health consultant. She currently consults for the LA Lakers and has been their official consultant for the past five years. Cate believes that the modern diet is the root cause of why the current generation is not as healthy or resistant to disease than […]
Welcome back to FitFluential Radio! Our articles for today are on the topics of why technology/gadget use as a medium for learning are basically more harmful than helpful, how the time of day you eat will greatly affect your metabolic rate, and the harmful effects of chronic sleep deprivation on the body. We also tackle […]
Dr. Chad Larson is a certified clinical nutritionist and certified strength and conditioning specialist. He practices integrative naturopathic medicine which largely treats patients based on conventional medicine strategies and tests, but the treatment is usually more on a holistic protocol. Chad became passionate in fitness at a young age and even started training people when […]
Welcome back to FitFluential Radio! Today, we’re discussing various articles supporting our previous discussions on why fat isn’t really “the bad ingredient,” why blocking blue light is essential for our health, and how not taking care of your mitochondria can lead to a whole roster of diseases. We even have an article that says trying […]
He may not like the term, but most people describe Jay Cardiello as a celebrity trainer. His career started when he got into a sports-related accident involving a long jump and his tailbone. When he was confined for recovery for over a year, he had an epiphany and he realized how much more he can […]
Dr. Mike Roussell knows the nutrition game. On top of being a nutrition expert, Mike is also an author of several books as well as a nutrition adviser for Men’s Health and Shape magazines. He believes in the idea of what he calls the “Psychology of Nutrition” or the mental aspect of eating and dieting. […]
Welcome back to FitFluential Radio! On today’s episode, we’re discussing how processed or refined oils are really bad for you, how camping can help reset your circadian cycle, and why artificial light exposure and addiction is bound to be a problem, not just for you, but for the next generation. We also discusses a study […]