Welcome to the Live Better Show Podcast!

The Live Better Show takes on top performing professionals in their respective fields, chatting about anything from morning routines, creative processes and bio-hacks to healthy habits and travel destinations.

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Episode #1: Bret Gornik - Live Better Co-Founder & Chief Optimization Officer


Bret is a thought leader in superfood nutrition, morning routines, data optimization and "big ideas." In this episode, we get into everything from spirit animals to favorite travel spots. Bret has a unique view point on life: Have the best day ever, every day (the Live Better motto). If he's not watching David Wolfe videos he's likely to be chef'ing up some delicious smoothie bowls or "going ham". No matter how much coffee you drink or sleep you get, it's tough to match his energy level and high spirit.

Want to see more of Bret?

Instagram: @Bret_Gornik   Twitter: @Bret_Gornik

Episode #2: Jason Loebig - Live Better Co-Founder & Chief Life Officer

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Jason is a life-long fitness and adventure junky. In this episode, we here about some of Jason's favorite travel places (all over the world), who should be on your health "team", and how Tim Ferriss has shaped his learning habits. Jason has a unique background - with certification ranging from personal training and yoga to public accounting, he has a corporate foundation and a rebel outlook. If you can catch him in Chicago, you're lucky. If not, check the mountains...or lakes...or oceans.

Want to see more of Jason?

Instagram: @JasonLoebig    Twitter: @JasonLoebig

Episode #3: Abel James - Author of "The Wild Diet" & "The Fat-Burning Man Show"

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Abel James is the #1 best-selling author of “The Wild Diet”, podcast guru and creator of the “Fat-Burning Man Show”, top 10 App Developer, musician, entrepreneur, and health crusader. In this episode, we chat with Abel about how he started his business, myths about "dieting", his experience in the food industry, and how he's changing the world. Abel’s work has been featured in WIRED Magazine, Paleo Living, and various media outlets in business, technology, psychology, and health. Within its first year, Abel’s Fat-Burning Man Show rose to the #1 most popular health podcast in the United States and United Kingdom and went on to top the charts in more than 7 countries across the world.

Want to see more of Abel?

Instagram: @fatburningman    Twitter: @fatburnman

Website: Fatburningman.com

Episode #4: Cliff Hodges - CEO & Founder of Adventure Out


Cliff is an accomplished entrepreneur and outdoor guide (and holds a Bachelors and Masters Degree from MIT...); traveling the world to climb mountains, surf big waves, study with indigenous tribes, and lead groups of clients ranging from school groups to corporate executives to tap in to their true potential through wilderness adventures. At the heart of his management style and mission statement is the desire to cultivate environmental stewardship. Hodges has been featured in international publications such as Outside Magazine and Popular Mechanics, and has been featured on the National Geographic Channel.

Want to see more of Cliff?

Instagram: @cliffhodges    Twitter: @cliff_hodges

Website: Adventureout.com

Episode #5: Adam Lowy - Founder & Executive Director of Move For Hunger


Adam represents the New York City Hub of the World Economic Forum's Global Shapers Community. In 2011 he was honored at the VH1 Do Something Awards for his commitment to creating social change. Adam was also honored in Forbes 30 Under 30 in 2014. By teaming up with relocation companies across the country, Move For Hunger is creating one of the nation’s largest year-round service programs. Movers offer to pick up the unwanted, non-perishable food items from those who are moving and deliver it to their local food banks. Adam founded Move For Hunger in the summer of 2009 after years of seeing so much food wasted when people move - he's been helping millions ever since. 

Want to see more of Adam?

Instagram: @moveforhunger    Twitter: @moveforhunger

Website: moveforhunger.org

Episode #6: Fit Expo Chicago: Marc Missioreck, Max 'The Body' Philisaire, & Massy Arias


This is a unique Live Better Show episode featuring an interview with Marc Missioreck, The Fit Expo VP of Sales & Sponsorships and selected answers from our podcasts with Fit Expo special guests Max "The Body" Philisaire (@maxthebody) and Massy Arias (@massy.arias). They are thought leaders, movers and shakers in their industry, and provide insight into their training, mindset, and approach to health & wellness. The Fit Expo provides a vast array of programming elements all under one roof including; Group Exercise, Fashion Shows, CrossFit, Parkour, Kids Zone, and the Healthy Eating & Living Pavilion...to name a few! 

Want to see more of The Fit Expo, Max or Massy?

Instagram: @thefitexpo | @maxthebody@massy.arias

Website: TheFitExpo.com | MaxTheBodyClub.com | MassyArias.com

Episode #7: Phil Heath - 5x Mr Olympia & IFBB Pro


Phil “The Gift” Heath is an IFBB Pro & 5-Time Mr. Olympia title holder (currently in pursuit of #6) looks towards the future in attaining more Olympia titles, hopefully breaking the all-time record of 8 Mr Olympia’s. Heath’s intention is to “represent the sport of bodybuilding in a way that many people can relate to while maintaining the respect the sport deserves. Phil is a prior D-1 athlete, playing basketball for University of Denver. He currently participates with the “Make it Fit Foundation” for increasing autism awareness, and owns Gifted Athletics, his apparel company.

Want to see more of Phil?

Instagram: @philheath  Twitter: @philheath

Website: phillipheath.com


Episode #8: Jon Call aka JUJIMUFU - The Anabolic Acrobat


Jon is a 5'11" 240 pound beast that can not only lift over 400 pounds, but do a standing chair split with 100 pounds over his head and a slew of back flips and other martial arts tricking moves.  His personality and humor are seconds to none.
We dive into his 500+ thousand Instagram followers, routines, and how to master so many skills.  This dude is jacked and extremely intelligent.  This episode takes place during the FitExpo event in Chicago and is worth listening to every second.


Want to see more of JUJIMUFU?

Instagram: @Jujimufu

Website: acrobolix.com

Episode #9: Massy Arias - Creator of #MA30Day


Massiel “Massy” Indhira Arias is the exuberant CPT who is changing lives and inspiring a new generation of trainers. She sets the example for how adopting a healthy diet and active lifestyle can change individual lives mentally, physically, and spiritually. She has committed herself to a healthy life with which she herself has emerged from depths of depression and physical limitations to become the glowing motivational force she is to millions around the world. Massy Arias inspires women (at over 2 million Instagram followers!) to be strong and proud as her determination and dedication to building physical and mental strength sets an empowering trend in fitness lifestyles.

Want to see more of Massy?

Instagram: @Massy.Arias

Website: MassyArias.com

Episode #10 Tom Malterre - Author of The Elimination Diet


Tom's energy lights up every room.  His background in functional medicine and Chinese herbalism gives him an in depth understanding of how whole food nutrition plays an important role in everyday living.  Author of  The Elimination Diet and The Whole Life Nutrition Cookbook, Tom took all of his knowledge and laid it out in a simple to read format.  His ideas are found in the Origins documentary.  This show is outstanding. Tom dives into topics ranging from herbs, to gut health, to simple tactics on how to live better.

Want to see more of Tom?

Instagram: @TomMalterre & @WholeLifeNutrition

Website: WholeLifeNutrition.net



Episode #11: Leo Tropeano - Creator of Mugsy Jeans


Leo, former accountant, took a risk and ended up creating the most comfortable jeans ever.  He has developed his brand through expert marketing tactics and a passion for "freeing your balls".  Mugsy jeans are a slim fit with stretch.  We get into quitting your "real" job, how to start a business, and how freaking hard it is to HAM.  

Want to see more of Leo?

Instagram: @Mugsyjeans

Website: Mugsyjeans.com

Episode #12: Bret Gornik + Jason Loebig - Co-Founders of Live Better

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It's time to turn up!  Bret + Jason quit their jobs, followed their passion,  and started Live Better.  Listen in to learn why and how they did it.  They share their stories about understanding their passion, finding mentors, never slowing down, and always having the best day ever.  Are you ready to make this leap of faith?  If so, email, call, Facebook, or Instagram The Live Better Boys and they will help you crush your goals!

You own your life.  So just do it.

Want to see more of Live Better?

Instagram: @LiveBetterCo   @Bret_Gornik   @JasonLoebig

Website: LiveBetterCo.Org

Episode #13: Lita Lewis - Fitness, Nutrition, & Lifestyle Expert (Thick Thighs Save Lives)


Lita is living proof that if you follow your dreams you can do whatever it is you want to do with your life.  She had an incredible corporate job with high potential, but knew her dream was in fitness.  She moved on and now is crushing life.  Learn about her journey from Australia to New York to LA.  Lita teaches young women to become the best version of them self, whether skinny or curvy frames, that “You Fit” is all about accepting, embracing and building strong minds, being healthy for life, finding inner balance and pursuing and accomplishing personal growth - Your best You! 


Want to see more of Lita?

Instagram: @FollowTheLita

Website: LitaLewis.com

Episode #14: Jeana Anderson Cohen - Founder of aSweatLife.com


Jeana loves to workout and knows how important it is to always have a workout buddy.  She wanted to help everyone she knew try new workouts, get stronger, and link up with people who share the same interests.  Boom! aSweatLife started and Jeana has not looked back.  Learn about her story and how building a community around fitness has helped her positively impact so many others!


Want to see more of A Sweat Life?

Instagram: @asweatlife  & @jeanaandersoncohen

Website: asweatlife.com

Episode #15: Dickie - Co-Founder of all things Maderas


It is one thing to follow your passion, but it is another thing to start a village!  Dickie took his passion for creating and built the most epic resort/hotel/think tank/recording studio/surf camp/getaway in Nicaragua.  Maderas Village is designed for people that travel with purpose. People that enjoy staying up late as much as they do waking up early. That really appreciate the art of living well.


Want to see more of Dick & Maderas?

Instagram: @maderasdickie  & @maderasvillage

Website: maderasvillage.com

COMING SON!!  Episode #16: Mike Wasilisin - Founder of MoveU


MoveU is a thoughtfully crafted program to help every single person ever move better!  Mike talks about how to move, why we move, and how they have turned a passive industry into something where you must take control of your life!  This show is freaking hilarious, thoughtful, and deep!  Enjoy.


Want to see more of MoveU

Instagram: @MoveU_Official

Website: MoveU.com