How to Fix Your Digestion with Wade Lightheart – Episode 350

Posted by Jason Ferruggia

“We aren’t what we eat.  We’re what we digest, absorb, and utilize.”  

Wade Lightheart has built his career on helping people understand this philosophy and implement it in their lives.  

He is the co-creator and President of biOptimizers, a company that delivers the best in health and nutrition supplements.  A 3-time Natural Bodybuilding Champion, Wade is one of the world’s premier authorities on Natural Nutrition and Training Methods.  

If you want to know how to improve your physique and optimize your health, we have ya covered in this episode.  

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Show Notes:

  • 3 major life events that led him to fitness.  [3:35]
  • The health crisis that opened the door to what he does today. [9:06]
  • Why your past failures can be the seeds to your biggest success.  [21:23]
  • Is coaching the ONLY way to true mastery of your physical health?  [26:32]
  • Is there a “best” diet for everyone or should you find the best diet for YOU?  [34:50]
  • The 5 stages of digestion and how to know if your digestive health isn’t good.  [39:26]
  • Foods that destroy your gut health!  [51:10]
  • Does a healthy gut make cheat meals less harmful?  [54:23]
  • What should you do if you’ve crushed your metabolism?  [59:41]
  • His “Formula 1 Philosophy” for experimenting with diets and training.  [59:41]
  • Who needs to take probiotics, digestive enzymes, and HCL?  [1:04:48]
  • Great news for people who love cheat meals and high calorie days.  [1:09:25]
  • How has he avoided getting sick for 16 YEARS?  [1:15:53]
  • His daily routines and non-negotiables.  [1:18:04]


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Have you listened to my first interview with Wade yet? If not, you don’t want to sleep on this episode. He covers the myths surrounding high protein and gives details on a diet that can help you look and feel better than ever.

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