How to Redesign Your Life with Chris “The Kiwi” Ashenden

Posted by Jason Ferruggia

Episode #140- How to Redesign Your Life with Chris “The Kiwi” Ashenden (2)Chris “The Kiwi” Ashenden is the creator of Athletic Greens, the worlds most complete whole food supplement.

Chris is all about happiness, personal growth, living outside the box, and enjoying a spectacular life.

He had been to 43 countries before his 13th birthday, and decided to retire in 2005 to spend 4 years traveling the planet full time.

Now very much un-retired, with a ton of friends in crazy places, 60 plus countries under the belt, and some amazing memories, he is focused on using what he can remember from his studies for a BSc in Sport and Exercise Science and his cumulative years as a nutritionist and strength coach to help other people enjoy amazing levels of health and energy.

Chris and I had a great discussion on topics including:

  • Ways to push yourself out of your comfort zone [3:12]. 
  • Having no regrets and taking on new adventures [9:22].
  • Being a citizen of the world [17:33].
  • Mini retirement and the beginning of a friendship with Timothy Ferriss [19:35].
  • Advice on how to travel around the world [23:03].
  • What it was like living in Japan [25:39]. 
  • Race relations, is it just a U.S. issue? [26:44].
  • Living in Colombia and doing the bounce around [36:36].
  • Tips and advice on how to travel [43:54].
  • The magic number of days to feel unplugged on vacation [54:18].
  • Chris’ daily routine in Colombia [57:57]. 
  • What made me decide to go live with Renegade Radio [1:00:19].
  • Why Dr. Kirk Parsley is a beast [1:06:21].
  • How Kiwi first got into fitness [1:11:30].
  • Sleep, gut issues, and immune challenges [1:16:37].
  • The effects of Gluten, vegetables and meat in your diet [1:25:10].
  • Suggestions on how to do a Paleo diet the right way [1:36:32].
  • How Athletic Greens began [1:42:15].
  • Sticking to your guns and learning to say no [1:51:58].
  • What’s in the future for Renegade Radio [1:55:54].
  • The behind the scenes of the supplement industry [1:58:33].

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