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WFO Life Podcast
Lifestyle, fitness, nutrition, and human performance. Each week, using professional experience, book reviews, and interviews to identify and share hacks, tips, and strategies for getting the most out of life. Seeking insight on mastering self, mastering craft, and accomplishing any mission!
September 19, 2021
EP 111 Tips for Simplifying Your Life
In EP 111, Dr. Curtis and Lt Col Story explore valuable ways to simplify life. Special thanks to As always, practical insights, and thoughts on how what, and why we should fight against ever-increasing life complexity.Mentioned in this Episode:For all the latest, make sure to join us on the WFOLIFETRIBE.comIf you enjoyed our show, Please share with friends and leave a review on your favorite podcast site!
September 17, 2021
EP 110 Health Topic (Bonus) Why you should not ICE injuries!
OverviewDr. Curtis presents another timely health-related topic. In this episode, he discusses the completely disproven, completely unhelpful, actually harmful--RICE Protocol.RICE = (REST, ICE, COMPRESSION, ELEVATION)Anyone who has ever strained a muscle twisted an ankle, or torqued a ligament can relate to this now disproven strategy.CoveredORIGINS OF THE RICE PROTOCOLDR. MIRKIN, Father of RICE PROTOCOLInflammation, Repair, RemodelingWhat to do with Swelling Icing's effect on tissue damageIce decreases circulation and cell repairIce decreases healingIce slow growth factors for muscle/bone/blood vessel cellsARITA (Active, Recovery, IS, THE, Answer)MEAT (movement, exercise, analgesia, treatment)Enjoy these topics, let Dr. Curtis know by messaging or following the WFOLIFEPODCAST.comWant to interact with your hosts, try joining the
September 12, 2021
Ep 109 Triple Threat Interview: Exploring Extreme Endurance and Fitness Lifestyles
In Episode 109 we have a fun conversation with training partners, Dr. Rick Cortes and Robert Ramirez. These friends share a common passion for ultra-endurance running, cycling, and extreme fitness challenges. We explore their most recent accomplishment, completion of the 3-day cycling and running gauntlet--The Triple Threat. This was a rolling conversation exploring each athlete's mindset, preparation, and personal drives.Dr. Cortes lives his life and pushes himself to be a living example to his friends, family, and patients. Former Marine and accomplished businessman, Robert Ramirez shares his journey from 240 lbs down to a lean 150 lb fitness machine. As always, your hosts tease out mindset, motivation, and key factors that drive this powerful man to excellence in their daily life.Enjoy this episode? Don't miss an episode, join our mail list and never miss an episode!<a href='
September 10, 2021
EP 108 (Bonus) Covid Chronicles: Questions of the week
In this bonus health topic, Dr. Curtis answers listener questions surrounding COVID 19. Using practical and operational experience working with COVID 19, Dr. Curtis discusses Vaccines RecommendationsVaccine Booster ShotsHigh-Risk PopulationsChild-ImmunizationEffective Anti-body levels
September 3, 2021
Ep 107 (Bonus) Top 5 Things I learned Treating COVID 19 This Week
In this bonus episode, Dr. Curtis shares his insights from a busy week treating outpatient COVID 19 cases.He shares 5 important points of interest after treating 70-80 patients over the course of the last 7-10 working days.Topics Covered:Infection incidence with vax and without vaxWho is getting sickest?Case Fatality and Long COVID risks?Thoughts on COVID 19 moving forward.
September 2, 2021
Ep 106: Enemies of Adaptability, Staying Mentally Flexible for Growth & Development
In this bonus content, Dr. Curtis explores some pearls of wisdom from a book called DELIBERATE DISCOMFORT, by Jason Van Camp.Dr. Curtis explores 5 enemies of flexible, adaptable thought. This episode is thought-provoking and has some practical thoughts on why maintaining a flexible mindset is so important for growth, performance, and momentum in life.
August 29, 2021
EP 105 Interview Dr. John Sullivan: Natural Solutions for Inflammation and Autoimmunity
This powerful, entertaining interview features Dr. Curtis and Dr. John Sullivan. Dr. Sullivan once again comes into the WFOLIFEPODCAST studio to share years of practical nutritional advice.This interview covers a broad range of triggers, common symptoms, and natural solutions for autoimmunity, inflammation, and immune dysfunction. TOPICS COVEREDIntroduction to InflammationCytokine stormsInflammation & COVID 19Inflammation is the common disease pathwayBalancing Immune responseLack of SleepLeptinThoughts on Insulin Stress/Cortisol and adrenal insufficiencyHeart DiseaseDiabetes ObesityFoods that healFoods that trigger inflammationDairy/food sensitivitiesSupplements for Autoimmunity and rebalancing inflammation
August 22, 2021
Ep 104: Fear, Avoiding the Mind Killer
In this episode we explore FEAR. Using the backdrop of the COVID 19 pandemic, as well as the world, and national political uncertainty, this show seeks to understand FEAR.Why does it exist? How is it helpful? How does it harm us?This wide-ranging topic also includes several helpful tools and strategies for coping with FEAR and managing the physical symptoms of FEAR.
August 18, 2021
EP 103 (Bonus) COVID 19 Questions of the Week
The second of two rapid-fire bonus episodes covering current issues related to COVID 19.In this episode, Dr. Curtis covers the TOP THREE questions repeatedly asked this week in clinic.1)Should I get a COVID 19 Vaccine?2)Does Ivermectin help treat COVID 19 or prevent infection?3)What alternative or complimentary strategies can I use to support the healing process?If you enjoy this content, please follow and share our podcast at WFOLIFEPODCAST.com
August 18, 2021
EP 102 (Bonus): Covid 19 PCR Testing Accuracy
In this short bonus episode, Dr. Curtis reviews a recent study exploring the accuracy of COVID 19 PCR testing.With so many tests performed and employers demanding negative tests for exposed employees, this episode sheds some light on the false negative statistics.
August 17, 2021
Ep 101 Mission: The Importance of Staying Focused in Chaotic Times
After taking a little time off to explore nature with family, the WFO Life Podcast Team is back with another important and timely discussion.In Episode 101, we discuss the importance of staying focused on our life's mission in spite of challenges or risks that WILL come our way. The idea is NOT to cancel missions, but to identify and assess risks so that we CAN accomplish the mission by minimizing the impact of bad things that can happen. We can do the same thing in our daily life...don't abandon your mission because of risk, understand what you can control, and put your plan in place. TOPICS COVERED:Catching up on adventures Dr. Curtis and LtCol Story have engaged in this summerContinuing discussion on the Covid-19 Delta Variant and things we can do to mitigate riskOperational Risk Management - What is it and how can we incorporate this military tool into our livesPhysical, Mental, Spiritual, and Social aspects to our overall life mission accomplishment
August 1, 2021
Ep 100 The Value of Critical Reading & Thinking
Using a Covid 19 - Delta Variant medical article, Dr. Curtis explores the value of reading critically. Never before in the history of man have we had so much information. This has created opportunity, growth and exponential learning capability.But with volumes of knowledge, how do we decipher truth from trash? This episode dives deep into the skill of critical reading techniques, as well as the value of critical thinking as a life skill.
July 18, 2021
Ep 099 Random Show: Readings, Life-Long Learning, and Leadership Pearls
In episode 99 your hosts explore their current reading lists, values, and insights on life-long learning, as well as a nice rift on leadership qualities.We hope you will check out this episode and show notes at wfolifepodcast.com
July 9, 2021
Ep 098 Einstein on Death and Wholeness
Albert Einstein was undoubtedly one of the greatest minds of the 20th century. In this episode, Dr. Curtis explores a passage from Jon Kabat-Zinn's brilliant work, FULL CATASTROPHE LIVING, where Einstein is quoted philosophizing about the true impact of death.If you have suffered loss, or fear your own mortality, take a listen.
July 6, 2021
EP 097 Exploring the Privilege and Responsibility of Freedom
Recorded on July 5th, 2021, your hosts discuss what freedom entails and the requirements freedom demands.Please enjoy this Independence Day episode as we explore Stoic principles and self-development concepts related to the power and priviledge of freedom.
June 27, 2021
EP 096 Developing the Emotional Intelligence Skill
In this episode, we explore the vital importance of emotional intelligence. One might believe that intelligence is inborn, but this episode challenges that notion with specific ways to develop emotional intelligence--like a skill.Enjoy, we look forward to hearing how this episode impacted you or how you have used emotional intelligence skills in your day-to-day life.
June 16, 2021
EP 095 Why You Need Margin in Life
In this episode, Dr. Curtis explores the value of purposeful rest and margin in life.Without margin, we lose perspective and sometimes never fully realize we are lost in busyness and distraction.This episode has about 10 minutes of discussion and reflection on margin followed by selected portions of EP 044 where Lt Col Story and Dr. Curtis explore related topics.
June 7, 2021
EP 094 Exploring the Social Dilemma Documentary
In episode 094, your hosts discuss the Netflix documentary, Social Dilemma.This fascinating documentary explores the impact of social media on our minds, families, and world.
June 1, 2021
EP 093 Ultra-Processed Food Strikes Again
In this episode, Dr. Curtis reviews a medical study that once again, confirms the role bad diet play in heart disease.To master self, master craft, and accomplish YOUR life mission, health is vital!Enjoy this medical topic and commentary.
May 23, 2021
How can you tell if someone is truly self-confident? In our modern world, this has become increasingly difficult. The advent of both personal (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) and professional (LinkedIn) social media has enabled many to create a false persona for the masses. In this episode, we examine a recent article by writer, author, coach, and speaker Anthony Moore. In the article, he does an excellent job explaining the correlation between confidence (or lack thereof) and anxiety.