Life By Design Podcast

by Dr. Jamie Richards and Dr. Kresimir Jug discuss health, performance, paleo, crossfit, training, boosting your energy, fat loss, diet, exercise and positive thinking.

Life By Design Podcast
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 111
  • Last: 5 Mar 2018
We believe that every human being is designed to be extraordinary. That means you reading this right now… yes you! Have you ever been scared about the health of a loved one, or about the health of your children? Have you ever felt hopeless about your health and wondered… “I’ve been doing everything they have told me to do… why am I not healthier”? If you are at all interested in health, life, success, and happiness, this podcast is for you. Dr. Jamie Richards and Dr. Kresimir Jug never shy away from an interesting and fun conversation that will leave you, passionately engaged, ready to take action, and always wanting to learn more.

Episodes (111)

  • #261 Why The Paleo Diet Doesn't Make Sense
    #261 Why The Paleo Diet Doesn't Make Sense
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    Published: 5 Mar 2018 Duration: 18:38
    It's important that you spot a bad idea as soon as possible.   Ideas (linked together they are called a philosophy) form the basis of your life. It is only your ideas that can drive your actions.   If you're not getting what you want in lif... Read more →
    It's important that you spot a bad idea as soon as possible.   Ideas (linked together they are called a philosophy) form the basis of your life. It is only your ideas that can drive your actions.   If you're not getting what you want in lif... Read more →

  • #260 Best Of - Does CrossFit Always Lead to Overtraining?
    #260 Best Of - Does CrossFit Always Lead to Overtraining?
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    Published: 26 Feb 2018 Duration: 29:31
    Despite CrossFit being an overwhelming success with more people joining the CrossFit community every single day, CrossFit still has it’s share of haters and people who try their best to discredit it. It's important to note, that CrossFit is... Read more →
    Despite CrossFit being an overwhelming success with more people joining the CrossFit community every single day, CrossFit still has it’s share of haters and people who try their best to discredit it. It's important to note, that CrossFit is... Read more →

  • #259 The Missing Link to Our Public Health Problem
    #259 The Missing Link to Our Public Health Problem
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    Published: 19 Feb 2018 Duration: 13:47
    Do you want to be the healthiest you possibly can be?   What about the rest of your family? Would you like your children to live a long healthy life? What about your parents...do you want them to be around for another 20-30 years?   Let us ... Read more →
    Do you want to be the healthiest you possibly can be?   What about the rest of your family? Would you like your children to live a long healthy life? What about your parents...do you want them to be around for another 20-30 years?   Let us ... Read more →

  • #258 A Candid Discussion About Mental Health
    #258 A Candid Discussion About Mental Health
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    Published: 12 Feb 2018 Duration: 20:16
    January 31st was Bell Canada's #bellletstalk day.   The purpose of the day is to talk about something that ALL of us are far too familiar with... mental health, and more specifically 'mental' disease.   Do yourself a favor and search the ha... Read more →
    January 31st was Bell Canada's #bellletstalk day.   The purpose of the day is to talk about something that ALL of us are far too familiar with... mental health, and more specifically 'mental' disease.   Do yourself a favor and search the ha... Read more →

  • #257 How Nutrition Saved My Life with Kate Kordsmeier
    #257 How Nutrition Saved My Life with Kate Kordsmeier
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    Published: 5 Feb 2018 Duration: 30:14
    On Today's Show, we welcome our guest: Kate Kordsmeier. Kate was a writer (she still writes, just no more freelancing) in the food and travel space. It sounds amazing and parts of it were, but having to go out to eat at restaurants, and ea... Read more →
    On Today's Show, we welcome our guest: Kate Kordsmeier. Kate was a writer (she still writes, just no more freelancing) in the food and travel space. It sounds amazing and parts of it were, but having to go out to eat at restaurants, and ea... Read more →

  • #256 Why Soccer With No Ball is Crazy
    #256 Why Soccer With No Ball is Crazy
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    Published: 29 Jan 2018 Duration: 16:51
    *** As it turns out, the video upon which this episode is based was a hoax but the concept of sports without implements is not. The principles discussed on this episode remain relevant, important and valuable ***   'Double take' does not su... Read more →
    *** As it turns out, the video upon which this episode is based was a hoax but the concept of sports without implements is not. The principles discussed on this episode remain relevant, important and valuable ***   'Double take' does not su... Read more →

  • #255 Protection Against The Worst Flu Season
    #255 Protection Against The Worst Flu Season
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    Published: 24 Jan 2018 Duration: 16:38
    Health Canada is warning that this year's flu could be the worst in years.   The CBC said that both Canada and US are both being strongly affected, even more so than last year.   So what can you do about it?   The purpose of this podcast is... Read more →
    Health Canada is warning that this year's flu could be the worst in years.   The CBC said that both Canada and US are both being strongly affected, even more so than last year.   So what can you do about it?   The purpose of this podcast is... Read more →

  • #254 Failure + Reflection = Progress
    #254 Failure + Reflection = Progress
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    Published: 15 Jan 2018 Duration: 19:48
    We can't believe it, but 2018 is already here.   One of the books and people we've been obsessed with lately is Ray Dalio and his book entitled "Principles."   If you don't know who Ray Dalio is: he founded Bridgewater, a financial institut... Read more →
    We can't believe it, but 2018 is already here.   One of the books and people we've been obsessed with lately is Ray Dalio and his book entitled "Principles."   If you don't know who Ray Dalio is: he founded Bridgewater, a financial institut... Read more →

  • #253 Think By Design Is New & Improved
    #253 Think By Design Is New & Improved
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    Published: 8 Jan 2018 Duration: 15:17
    A new and improved Think By Design Manual has been released!! What was interesting was, at it's core, the message didn't change. All of the principles are still in tact. If anything, they've become stronger as time has tested some of the t... Read more →
    A new and improved Think By Design Manual has been released!! What was interesting was, at it's core, the message didn't change. All of the principles are still in tact. If anything, they've become stronger as time has tested some of the t... Read more →

  • #252 Best Of - The Super Bugs Are Coming
    #252 Best Of - The Super Bugs Are Coming
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    Published: 1 Jan 2018 Duration: 22:49
    With the 2018 winter here, this Best Of episode of Life By Design is more relevant than ever! Antibiotic resistant bacteria are here. For the 1st time ever, the Centre for Disease Control (CDC) is starting to classify germs based on their t... Read more →
    With the 2018 winter here, this Best Of episode of Life By Design is more relevant than ever! Antibiotic resistant bacteria are here. For the 1st time ever, the Centre for Disease Control (CDC) is starting to classify germs based on their t... Read more →

  • #251 Best Of: 100th Episode Extravaganza
    #251 Best Of: 100th Episode Extravaganza
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    Published: 25 Dec 2017 Duration: 33:50
    Happy Holidays. When deciding what "Best Of" podcast to play over the holidays, we kept coming back to our 100th episode extravaganza. It was a tremendous recap of where Life By Design began, as well as some highlights (low-lights) and less... Read more →
    Happy Holidays. When deciding what "Best Of" podcast to play over the holidays, we kept coming back to our 100th episode extravaganza. It was a tremendous recap of where Life By Design began, as well as some highlights (low-lights) and less... Read more →

  • #250 On Medical Marijuana
    #250 On Medical Marijuana
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    Published: 18 Dec 2017 Duration: 34:14
    This week, we thought we could head in a totally different direction.   We've never been against drugs, medication or anti-medical in any sense of the term.   At Life By Design, we acknowledge that 1) you (the individual) has the right and ... Read more →
    This week, we thought we could head in a totally different direction.   We've never been against drugs, medication or anti-medical in any sense of the term.   At Life By Design, we acknowledge that 1) you (the individual) has the right and ... Read more →

  • #249 What It Takes To Lose 25 Pounds
    #249 What It Takes To Lose 25 Pounds
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    Published: 11 Dec 2017 Duration: 24:26
    Losing weight has been ranked as one of the most difficult things to do. That's why I wanted to discuss it with someone who has just recently done it... me. It might seem shocking that I got myself into a situation where I wanted to lose 25... Read more →
    Losing weight has been ranked as one of the most difficult things to do. That's why I wanted to discuss it with someone who has just recently done it... me. It might seem shocking that I got myself into a situation where I wanted to lose 25... Read more →

  • #248 What's Your Child's Relationship With Food?
    #248 What's Your Child's Relationship With Food?
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    Published: 6 Dec 2017 Duration: 16:04
    This podcast started with an Instagram post.   I (still) have an unhealthy relationship with food. I still run to food when I feel uncomfortable or threatened, and I still get the urge to reward myself (with food) when things go great.   It... Read more →
    This podcast started with an Instagram post.   I (still) have an unhealthy relationship with food. I still run to food when I feel uncomfortable or threatened, and I still get the urge to reward myself (with food) when things go great.   It... Read more →

  • #247 Is Technology Bad For Our Kids?
    #247 Is Technology Bad For Our Kids?
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    Published: 27 Nov 2017 Duration: 16:02
    In an interesting and well thought out blog, blogger Becky from yourmodernfamily.com, tackled an important and sensitive issue.   Namely... what the heck is happening to our kids?   Why are is there more depression, suicide, and just plain ... Read more →
    In an interesting and well thought out blog, blogger Becky from yourmodernfamily.com, tackled an important and sensitive issue.   Namely... what the heck is happening to our kids?   Why are is there more depression, suicide, and just plain ... Read more →

  • #246 Subjects No Longer Taught in School
    #246 Subjects No Longer Taught in School
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    Published: 20 Nov 2017 Duration: 23:31
    Everyone knows that our educational system is in trouble, this is not a secret. Falling standardized test scores, lower literacy rates, children not being able to do simple math or construct paragraphs with correct sentence structure, are j... Read more →
    Everyone knows that our educational system is in trouble, this is not a secret. Falling standardized test scores, lower literacy rates, children not being able to do simple math or construct paragraphs with correct sentence structure, are j... Read more →

  • #245 Using Bio-Markers to Boost Longevity
    #245 Using Bio-Markers to Boost Longevity
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    Published: 13 Nov 2017 Duration: 17:48
    The often repeated mantra at Life By Design Inc. is "we don't guess, we test." At the heart of this statement is the message to not only rely on subjectivity to determine your quality of health (or most other important things in your life).... Read more →
    The often repeated mantra at Life By Design Inc. is "we don't guess, we test." At the heart of this statement is the message to not only rely on subjectivity to determine your quality of health (or most other important things in your life).... Read more →

  • #244 The Silent Marriage Killer
    #244 The Silent Marriage Killer
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    Published: 6 Nov 2017 Duration: 16:51
    We've all heard the stats: Over 50% of marriages end in divorce. Truth be told, we've actually heard it's over 60% now.   Is this really surprising? Look at the world that we live in; we are being taught that emotions are superior to reason... Read more →
    We've all heard the stats: Over 50% of marriages end in divorce. Truth be told, we've actually heard it's over 60% now.   Is this really surprising? Look at the world that we live in; we are being taught that emotions are superior to reason... Read more →

  • #243 The Power of Role Models
    #243 The Power of Role Models
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    Published: 30 Oct 2017 Duration: 15:20
    Oct 18, 2017, will always be remembered by Canadians.    That was the day that Gord Downie, leader of The Tragically Hip and Canadian Icon passed away.   The Tragically Hip have been called a Canadian treasure, the national band of Canada a... Read more →
    Oct 18, 2017, will always be remembered by Canadians.    That was the day that Gord Downie, leader of The Tragically Hip and Canadian Icon passed away.   The Tragically Hip have been called a Canadian treasure, the national band of Canada a... Read more →

  • #242 BEST OF - I Had No Idea Meat Was This Bad
    #242 BEST OF - I Had No Idea Meat Was This Bad
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    Published: 24 Oct 2017 Duration: 34:03
    It's not every day that we're shocked by what we read... but today we certainly were... Every week, while preparing for the Life By Design Podcast, we do a lot of additional reading and researching. We try to pick things that are current, e... Read more →
    It's not every day that we're shocked by what we read... but today we certainly were... Every week, while preparing for the Life By Design Podcast, we do a lot of additional reading and researching. We try to pick things that are current, e... Read more →