Dr. Alan Christianson is an Arizona-based Naturopathic Physician who helps people overcome adrenal and thyroid disorders and achieve lasting fat loss. He authored the New York Times bestselling Adrenal Reset Diet and The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Thyroid Disease. Dr. Christianson is the founding physician behind Integrative Health.
Dr. Alan Christianson
Your Body's Master
Fat Loss Switch
Dr. Izabella Wentz
Dr. Izabella Wentz, PharmD, FASCP is a passionate, innovative, solution focused pharmacist with an exceptional blend of creativity, empathy and clinical experience.
Dr. Wentz received the Doctor of Pharmacy Degree in 2006 from Midwestern University and has excelled in numerous professional roles; including working as a community pharmacist, a clinical consulting pharmacist and later a medication safety pharmacist.
She is a Fellow of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, and holds certifications in Medication Therapy Management as well as Advanced Diabetes Care and is also a 2013 recipient of the Excellence in Innovation Award from the Illinois Pharmacists Association.
After being diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis in 2009, Dr. Wentz was surprised at the lack of conventional medical knowledge about lifestyle interventions for Hashimoto’s, hypothyroidism, and autoimmune conditions.
She decided to take on lifestyle interventions as a personal mission in an effort to help herself and others with Hashimoto's.
Dr. Wentz is the author of the New York Times best-selling patient guide “Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis” Lifestyle Interventions for Finding and Treating the Root Cause” and is dedicated to educating the public and healthcare professionals about improved the impact of appropriate diagnosis, medication management, lifestyle interventions and functional medicine treatments on patient outcomes.
Dr. Izabella Wentz
How to Free Yourself of Hashimoto's and Sluggish Weight
Dr. Sara Gottfried
Sara Gottfried, MD is the New York Times bestselling author of The Hormone Cure and The Hormone Reset Diet. After graduating from Harvard Medical School and MIT, Dr. Gottfried completed her residency at the University of California at San Francisco. She is a board-certified gynecologist who teaches natural hormone balancing in her novel online programs so that women can lose weight, detoxify, and slow down aging. Dr. Gottfried lives in Berkeley, CA with her husband and two daughters.
Dr. Peter Osborne is the clinical director of Origins Healthcare Center in Sugar Land, TX (just southwest of Houston). He is a doctor of chiropractic medicine and a Board Certified Clinical Nutritionist. He is an expert in orthomolecular and functional medicine. He has been practicing since 2001. His clinical focus is the holistic natural treatment of chronic degenerative diseases with a primary focus on gluten sensitivity and food allergies. He has helped thousands of patients recover from mysterious medical illnesses.
Doctor Osborne received his doctorate from Texas Chiropractic College. He has held faculty teaching positions at Texas Women’s University and HCC’s nursing program teaching Neurophysiology, Nutrition, Biology, and Anatomy & Physiology. He lectures nationally to doctors on the topics of gluten sensitivity/intolerance, celiac disease, drug induced nutritional deficiencies, and many other
nutritionally related topics. He is the co-founder of Nutra-MD, a nutritional supplement product line that addresses nutrient deficiencies caused by commonly prescribed medications. He is the host for the radio program Alternatives for Health & Wellness and the Executive Secretary for the American Clinical Board of Nutrition.
He founded Gluten Free Society in 2010 to help educate patients and physicians on the far reaching effects of gluten sensitivity. He is the author of Glutenology, a series of books designed to help educate the world about gluten.
Dr. Peter Osborne
The Fat Loss
Dr. Josh Axe
Dr. Josh Axe is a certified doctor of natural medicine and clinical nutritionist with a passion to help people get healthy by using food as medicine. Dr Axe also has a doctorate in chiropractic. In 2008 he started Exodus Health Center, which grew to become one of the largest natural healthcare clinics in the world.
Dr. Axe has created one of the top 10 most visited natural health websites in the world at www.DrAxe.com which has over 2,000,000 monthly visitors, where the main topics include nutrition, natural medicine, fitness, healthy recipes, home remedies and trending health news.
Dr. Josh Axe
Heal Your Gut,
Shed The Fat
Christa Orecchio is a clinical and holistic nutritionist, and founder of thewholejourney.com
She is the San Diego Fox5 nutritionist where she talks weekly about how to usefood as medicine, as well as the cohost of a nationally syndicated health talk show called “The Randy and Christa Show: News that Makes you Healthier”.
Christa spent 9 years in private practice and believes in helping people heal by identifying the root cause of health issues in lieu of addressing individual symptoms. She teach others via her online courses and media how to use food as medicine so they can live vibrant lives.
The 5-Step Gut Healing Plan to Go From Sugar Burner to Fat Burner
Dr. Tom O'Bryan
Dr. Tom O'Bryan is an internationally recognized speaker and workshop leader specializing in the complications of Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity, Celiac Disease, and Autoimmune Disease as they occur inside and outside of the intestines. He is the founder of www.theDr.com. He is the visionary behind the paradigm-shifting ‘The Gluten Summit - A Grain of Truth’, bringing together 29 of the world’s experts on the Gluten connection to diseases, disorders, a wide-range of symptoms and ages.www.theglutensummit.com.
Dr. Krista Scott-Dixon is a former university professor who now designs curriculum for Precision Nutrition's online coaching programs, and runs the women's weight training website Stumptuous.com. She specializes in helping people change, and coaching the people who help people change.
Dr. Eric Cobb
The creator and co-founder of Z-Health Performance Solutions, LLC, Dr. Eric Cobb is one of the world's foremost experts in utilizing the neurology of movement to create extraordinary change in the human body. His passion for maximally developing human potential began as a young child, and has continued to grow in depth and intensity through a combination of both his academic studies, and his own athletic development as a tennis player, world-class martial artist, and professional combatives instructor.
A chiropractic physician, Dr. Cobb has a degree in human biology and has done extensive post-grad study in a variety of areas, including neurology, neurophysiology, pain management, nutrition and functional medicine, kinesiology, musculoskeletal trauma, and advanced soft tissue techniques. He is a voracious reader and loves to compile his findings from reams of data into practical, applicable information, which he passes on to others. His teaching has been described by students as advanced, articulate, intelligent, funny, and most importantly, practical.
In regards to performance training, Dr. Cobb views himself as a “neurophysiologic detective,” not willing to work within a confined flowchart of cause and effect, but exploring and discovering the unique key to each athlete’s issues. His greatest passion is helping people realize the power they have to change and then helping them find tools and skills to help them further unlock their potential.
Dr. Cobb’s primary responsibility is to spread the word about Z-Health, traveling the country teaching workshops and certification courses, and working with select individuals and athletes. Dr. Cobb also stays busy developing new products and innovative methods for educating others about Z-Health concepts.
Dr. Eric Cobb
How to Use Your
Nervous System to
Solidify Good Habits
In 2001 Jon Gabriel weighed 409 lbs. He’d tried almost every popular diet available without success. Not only did he fail to lose weight—he was steadily gaining. Overweight, overworked and unhappy, Jon was ready to give up.
Then on September 11th 2001, Jon received a wake-up call. He was scheduled to fly from Newark to San Francisco that day, and it was only by chance that he was not on the United Airlines Flight 93 that was hijacked by terrorists and crashed in Pennsylvania with no survivors.
Jon realised that life was a precious opportunity not to be wasted.
He realised that his weight would eventually kill him and decided to do something about it. Over the next two and a half years, Jon lost over 200 lbs without dieting, pills or surgery. He also stopped feeling stressed and overworked and started living the life of his dreams. His book The Gabriel Method is an international best seller, Translated into 14 languages, with over 350,000 readers worldwide.
How to Use Visualization
to Create the Body of
Tyler is a fat loss expert and founder of garagewarrior.com with over 123,000 online followers whose focus is on helping people look, feel and perform their best regardless of age or previous injuries. He is the creator of Progressive Movement Technology, a system that guides complete beginners who can't do regular exercises through the exact steps they need to take to transform their body without risking injury.
Craig Ballantyne is a fat loss guru from Toronto, Canada, author of the legendary Turbulence Training fat loss program, and creator of the top-selling Home Workout Revolution bodyweight exercise program. For 15 years Craig has been a sought after expert by Men’s Health, Women's Health, Oxygen, Prevention, National Geographic, Maxim, Details, and many other magazines. His infamous shirts-off kettlebell photo has been 'stolen' by GQ magazine, gyms, and equipment companies all around the world...but he doesn't really mind.
Craig has an advanced research background, completing a Master’s of Science Degree in Exercise Physiology from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, and he continues to review over 100 studies every week on the latest training, supplementation, and nutrition secrets that will help you burn fat faster with bodyweight exercises and short burst workouts.
Craig spends a lot of time on the road, spending weeks at his office in Denver, coaching business owners in Las Vegas, Florida, and California, and on his farm near Toronto where he gets to walk his chocolate lab, Bally the Dog. He is also currently working on his first book, "The Perfect Day Formula", and writes the daily Personal Development newsletter at the renowned EarlyToRise.com website. Each day his newsletters go out to over 325,000 readers.
The Skinny on Cardio,
Interval Training, and the
Dan Ritchie has a broad background in the fitness industry including training and management in commercial and university/hospital-based fitness, for-profit, not for-profit and educational facilities. His primary areas of expertise are in personal training for special populations: athletes, pregnancy, blind, stroke recovery, Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, Fibromyalgia, Alzheimer’s, etc.
He has worked with Division I athletes some of whom have been professionally drafted. He has also worked on state funded research on exercise for severe dementia Alzheimer’s type. He regularly presents at national and regional conferences and has been active on committees for the American College of Sports Medicine.
Dan Ritchie, PhD
How to Lose Fat
and Stay Strong
As You Age
Shawna Kaminski has been a fitness professional in the fitness industry for over 25 years. She has a Bachelor of Kinesiology and Bachelor of Education in addition to a number of fitness certifications including a Master Turbulence Training certification.
She was a school teacher for 20 years before deciding to pursue her passion in the area of health and fitness. She now owns and operates Calgary NW Fit Body Boot camp and a thriving online business centered around her famous "Challenge Workouts".
Shawna is 52 years old, has two children and a one-eyed rescue dog, and was a guest fitness expert on Spike TV’s ‘Gym Rescue’.
How to Gamefy Your
Workouts to Burn More Fat
In Less Time
Chris Lopez is the Editor of KettlebellWorkouts.com. He is a StrongFirst Level II Kettlebell Instructor, an Original Strength Instructor, a Master Turbulence Trainer and course conductor & developer for Darby Training Systems' Hardstyle Kettlebell Course. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree with a specialization in Human Kinetics from the University of Guelph and is a former varsity volleyball player. Chris lives in Toronto, Ontario with his wife and their 5 children.
Secret Russian Training Principles That Speed Fat Loss and Build Strength
Eric Wong is a strength and conditioning coach specializing in preparing mixed martial arts fighters for competition. He's known for getting his clients into top shape with efficient programs that not only improve their fitness but also help them recover from and prevent injuries in the least amount of time possible - perfect for the competitive athlete with a busy training schedule or the busy individual looking to get the most out of their time in the gym.
The Coveted Fat Loss Training
Secrets of Mixed
Martial Arts Fighters
Vince is the Author of “No-Nonsense Muscle Building: Skinny Guy Secrets To Insane Muscle Gain.” The book has sold more than 80,000 copies in more than 120 different countries. He is also a WBFF Professional Fitness Model. He studied Kinesiology and received a Honors Kinesiology degree from the University of Western Ontario.
Vince has the most popular “skinny to muscular” transformation stories in the world. He was the poster boy of the “I can’t gain weight or get the girl” story. Vince became known as “Skinny Vinny.” He was 140-150 pounds at 6 feet tall. The nickname didn’t die; it stuck with him all through college.
He tried everything to gain weight any way he could, never reaching past 149 lbs., dripping wet. He went through the battles to gain like no other. As a former competitive long distance runner, Vince used running to survive the embarrassment and insecurity he suffered from being too skinny. He formed an identity for himself as one of those lean, mean, running machines.
5 True Confessions
of A Professional
Brad Pilon Brad is an expert on intermittent fasting as it relates to losing weight and gaining muscle. He holds honors and graduate degree in Applied Human Nutrition from the University of Guelph. After working for 6 years as a Research Analyst and then Research & Development Manager at one of the world's leading supplement companies, he went on to publish the wildly successful Eat Stop Eat, How Much Protein, and co-created the Adonis Effect and Venus Factor workout programs.
His goal is to help you lose fat and gain muscle as simply as possible. Without all the clutter and misinformation. Without the constant doubt of thinking that maybe the approach you are using isn’t the best approach. Without stress, without an obsessive-compulsive, all-encompassing addiction to ‘eating right’ and exercise.
How To Lose More Fat (And
Improve Your Health) With Intermittent Fasting
Author of the New York Times Bestseller “Beyond Training“, Ben Greenfield’s balanced approach to fitness, nutrition and health comes from his extensive experience in the fitness and wellness industry as one of the country’s leading personal trainers and wellness consultants. In 2008, Ben was nominated by the NSCA as America’s top personal trainer, and in 2013 and 2014, Ben was voted as one of the top 100 most influential individuals in health and fitness.
A frequent contributor to health and wellness publications and a highly sought after speaker, Ben’s understanding of functional exercise, nutrition, and the delicate balance between performance and health has helped thousands of people around the world achieve their goals and improve their quality of life.
Burn More Fat
Dr. Isaac Jones
Dr. Isaac Jones is the founder of Designer Health Centers Inc. and DrJones.TV, where he and his team are focused on creating global health transformation. He is currently working with the Royal Family in Saudi Arabia and does one-on-one health consultations over Skype with high-level executives, leaders and entrepreneurs around the world. His company vision is to create cutting-edge health systems for doctor’s offices around the globe and to educate the world on how to prevent disease and maximize their health and wellbeing in the 21st Century
Dr. Isaac Jones
How to Lose
in 40 Days
Kelly Starrett is a coach, physical therapist, author, speaker, and creator of this blog, which has revolutionized how athletes think about human movement and athletic performance.
His 2013 release, Becoming a Supple Leopard has become a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller. This blog was voted #4 in Outside Magazine’s Top 10 Fitness Blogs of 2011, Breaking Muscle’s Top 10 Fitness Blogs of 2011, and Health Line’s Top 100 Health Blogs of 2011. Kellyand his work have been featured in Tim Ferris’ Four Hour Body, Competitor Magazine, Inside Triathlon, Outside Magazine, Details Magazine, Power Magazine, and the CrossFit Journal. He teaches the wildly popular CrossFit Movement & Mobility Trainer course and has been a guest lecturer at the American Physical Therapy Association annual convention, Google, the Perform Better Summit, the Special Operations Medical Association annual conference, police departments, and elite military groups nationwide.
Coach Kelly Starrett received his Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2007 from Samuel Merritt College in Oakland, California. Before starting his own physical therapy practice at San Francisco CrossFit, one of the first 50 CrossFit affiliates, he practiced performance-based physical therapy at the world-renowned Stone Clinic. In his current practice, Kelly continues to focus on performance-based Orthopedic Sports Medicine with an emphasis on returning athletes to elite level sport and performance.
Kelly’s clients have included Olympic gold-medalists, Tour de France cyclists, world and national record holding Olympic Lifting and Power athletes, CrossFit Games medalists, ballet dancers, military personnel, and competitive age-division athletes.
Kelly’s background as an athlete and coach includes paddling whitewater slalom canoe on the US Canoe and Kayak Teams, and leading the Men’s Whitewater Rafting Team to two national titles and competition in two World Championships. In his free time Kelly enjoys spending time with his wife Juliet and two daughters, Georgia and Caroline, surfing, paddling, Olympic lifting, hot-tubbing, and so-you-think-you-can-dancing.
The Deskbound Dilemma:
How Your Chair is
Making You Fat
DAY 7 (AUGUST 14th)
How to Eat Great and Still Lose Weight
Get Shaun Hadsall talking, and the first thing you’ll notice is his enthusiasm and energy. Owner and founder of Get Lean In 12, he was one of twelve fitness instructors awarded Club Solution Magazine’s “Most-Fit Health Club Professional” for November 2008.
This prestigious award is a worthy addition to Hadsall’s awards and achievements in the ﬁtness industry. A self-proclaimed “hillbilly from Birch Run,” Hadsall uses his humble beginnings to teach people around the world how to achieve a healthy life- style for the body, mind, and soul.
Coincidently, Hadsall admits that the catalyst for his current career and lifestyle began with another contest 10 years ago.
After strength training hard for several years (6 days a week, 2 hours per session) with mediocre results, Shaun eventually reached a plateau. Convinced that “more” was better, it was only natural to train longer and harder thinking it could push him through his plateau until he almost completely burned out.
Speed Fat Loss
Celebrity Nutrition and Fitness Expert JJ Virgin is the four-time NY Times bestselling author of JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet Cookbook: 150 Low-Sugar Recipes to Help You Lose up to 10 Pounds in Just 2 Weeks, JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet: Drop 7 Hidden Sugars, Lose Up to 10 Pounds in Just 2 Weeks, The Virgin Diet: Drop 7 Foods, Lose 7 Pounds, Just 7 Days, and The Virgin Diet Cookbook: 150 Easy and Delicious Recipes to Lose Weight and Feel Better Fast.
JJ specializes in weight loss resistance related to food intolerance and has helped hundreds of thousands of people finally lose the weight and feel better fast. She shows people how to identify sneaky sugars, crush sugar addiction, and shift from being a sugar burner to a fat burner.
She has provided nutrition and training programs for a wide variety of famous faces including CEOs, athletes and celebrities including Gene Simmons, Ben Stiller, Taj George, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Nicole Eggert, Tracie Thoms, and “Superman” Brandon Routh.
JJ is a board Certified Nutrition Specialist, board certified in Holistic Nutrition and a Certified Nutrition and Fitness Specialist, has completed 40 graduate and doctoral courses and continues to learn every day to keep her audience up on the latest science.
Hidden Sugars That Are Secretly Making You Fat
Abel James is a bestselling author, entrepreneur, and real-food crusader. As the #1 rated Health podcast in 8+ countries, Abel's award-winning web series, Fat-Burning Man, has helped millions reclaim their health with cutting-edge science, outdoor workouts, and outrageously good food. When his debut cooking app, Caveman Feast, bested The Food Network and Martha Stewart with more than 1,000 5-star reviews in 24 hours, Abel became the first independent publisher to hold Apple's #1 food app and #1 podcast at the same time.
A leading voice in new media, Abel was named as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Health and Fitness along with Michael Pollan, Dr. Andrew Weil, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Deepak Chopra. Also a multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, Abel has toured internationally and won several awards for vocal performance.
Hailing from the frosty backwoods of New Hampshire, Abel lives with his wife and rambunctious yellow lab in the mountains of Wilder, Tennessee.
How to Eat
Your Way Thin
Brian St. Pierre
Brian is a Registered Dietitian and received his Bachelor's in Human Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Maine, where he also received his Master's in Food Science and Human Nutrition. He is a Certified Sports Nutritionist as well as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.
Brian worked for three years at Cressey Performance as the head Sports Nutritionist and as a Strength and Conditioning Coach, working with hundreds of athletes and recreational exercisers of all types. During this time, he also authored the High Performance Handbook Nutrition Guide, Show and Go Nutrition Guide, Ultimate Hockey Nutrition and dozens of articles for publication.
Nowadays, he works closely with Dr. John Berardi as a full-time coach and a nutrition educator at Precision Nutrition. In particular, working closely with PN's elite athletes and fitness professionals. As part of the Precision Nutrition mission, he helps to deliver life-changing, research-driven nutrition coaching for everyone.
Brian St. Pierre
Making Fat Loss
Jonathan Bailor is a New York Times bestselling author, the founder of SANESolution.com, a nutrition and exercise expert, and a former personal trainer who specializes in using modern science and technology to simplify health. Bailor has collaborated with top scientists for more than 10 years, analyzing over 1,300 studies, and garnering endorsements by top doctors and scientists from Harvard Medical School, Johns Hopkins, The Mayo Clinic, The Cleveland Clinic, and UCLA.
Bailor serves as the CEO for the wellness technology company Yopti®. He authored the New York Times and USA Today, Barnes & Nobel, and Amazon internationally bestselling book The Calorie Myth, hosts a popular syndicated health radio show The SANE Show and blogs on The Huffington Post. Additionally, Bailor has registered over 25 patents, spoken at Fortune 100 companies and TED conferences for over a decade, and served as a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft where he helped create Nike+ Kinect Training and XBox Fitness.
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