By Dr. Jesse Chappus & Marni Wasserman: Health & Wellness Experts
Today we are speaking with health expert, Shawn Stevenson. Shawn shares his amazing story of how he was able to heal from and "incurable" spinal condition - degenerative disc disease. The 3 contributing factors that lead to his health transformation were diet, exercise and proper sleep. Shawn is the author of the book Sleep Smarter and is a true master when it comes to topic of sleep optimization. He hosts the hit podcast The Model Health Show where he shares life-changing information with people from around the globe. In this episode, we discuss: How Shawn went from being barely able to walk to a thriving health leader Committing 100% to not giving up You need to move your body to heal Movement, nutrition and sleep... the big 3 when it comes to healing It starts with upgrading your ingredients The power of listening to your body Shawn's current diet and how it has evolved over the years Walking is the best form of exercise Long distance running ISN'T the secret to losing weight Stress is wreaking havoc on our health Sleep is essential for solidifying memories (like the epic info in this episode) Getting good sleep ("money time sleep") is like making a good investment Melatonin is a powerful anti-cancer hormone Health professionals are generally unfit The World Health Organization states that shift-work is a class 3 carcinogen Melatonin supplementation can down regulate your body's production over time 8-9 out of 10 Americans are deficient in magnesium + 100% of insomniacs Don't exercise within 5 hours before bed Your heart loves magnesium Over-wearing a bra can lead to breast cancer Bras cause your breasts to sag Sex makes for a better night's sleep The blue light from electronics before bed causes a reduction in melatonin Orange tinted glasses are a hack for those nights when you need extend your screen time Links to things we mentioned: Shawn Stevenson's website The Model Health Show (iTunes) Sleep Smarter (Shawn's book) Ann Wigmore Institute Natural Calm Magnesium Dressed To Kill (book) f.lux How can you support our podcast? 1. Subscribe and review our show on iTunes and Stitcher. We make sure to read them all. 2. Tell a friend about The Ultimate Health Podcast. They will surely thank you later. 3. Share using the buttons below. Thank you! The post 027: Shawn Stevenson – Optimize Your Sleep | Don’t Underestimate Walking | Blue-Light Blocking appeared first on The Ultimate Health Podcast.