Month: November 2019

Dr. Gil Blander On Discovering Your Inner Age, Longevity, and The Next Frontier of Health + Wellness

Dr. Gil Blander is the visionary founder behind the game-changing health and wellness company, InsideTracker. InsideTracker looks at blood biomarkers, DNA, and activity tracking data and then gives evidence-based highly personalized recommendations on what foods to eat, supplements to take, and lifestyle activities to adjust, all from their team of expert nutritionists and geneticists.  InsideTracker offers an inside look at what’s going on in your body through its online, digital dashboard.  In 2009 Dr. Gil Bander had the idea of InsideTracker with the goal of helping people live longer healthier lives by better understanding what’s happening inside their bodies.

On today’s episode, host Marni Salup syncs up with Dr. Gil Blander about where his journey into science and the study of aging began; why personally taking charge of your health and wellness is the future of longevity; how you can discover your “real” inner age; the key biomarkers you should be watching as you get older, the ones to watch if you’re an endurance athlete, or a busy executive and entrepreneur in a high stress environment. They do a deep dive into Glucose, Iron, Vitamin D; Gil talks about blood biomarkers optimal vs normal levels and range and how our current doctors and healthcare system define normal; they touch upon Epigenetics and how understanding your DNA and blood can impact your health and fitness goals; and of course Gil sheds light on the workouts and wellness routines that fuel him for success.

Longevity and aging have been been a lifelong fascination for Dr. Gil Blander, beginning with the loss of a loved family member at a young age which inspired his journey into science and his study of aging. Dr. Gil Blander went on to study at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel, getting his Ph.D. in Biology. In 2002 he moved to Boston area to join MIT for postgraduate studies of aging, joining legendary Dr. Lenny Guarente’s lab where he met Dr. David Sinclair, also on the podcast. After studying at Lenny’s lab for several years, he then joined the private sector, launching InsideTracker.

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Shop Amazing BLACK FRIDAY Deals 

InsideTracker is offering Marni on the Move listeners 20% off upon checkout, using the code, CHEERSMARNI at InsideTracker.com. They also have an incredible  sale kicking off Thursday Nov. 28, Thanksgiving Day, at 5:30am PT extending through 11:59pm PT on Monday Dec. 2, 2019.  It’s InsideTracker’s best offer of the year — $200 off the “Ultimate” plan, which is the most comprehensive offering –OR– 25% off any other plan.

And from our sponsor, another great holiday offer! 

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Their CBD Balm is off the charts amazing! And I’m not the only one that thinks so, Mad Ritual has 100+ five star reviews. They also offer a terrific CBD infused total recovery supplements. Not just for athletes, the products are formulated to ease all of the aches and pains that come along with being an active human.  So, if you’re sore from life, Mad Ritual gets it. Founded by women, athletes, and active entrepreneurs, they are committed to helping active folks bring more balance to their lives. Shop with our code marnionthemove for 15% off your purchase.

 

 

Laurel + Rebeccah Wassner, Professional Triathletes On Twinning and Winning| Long Slow Distance

Professional Triathletes, influencers, and entrepreneurs, Laurel and Rebeccah Wassner, also known as The Wassner Twins in the world of Professional Triathlon and AtheteStyle and AthleteFood on Instagram. On this episode we are going long as part of the series, Long Slow Distance!

Sisters that train together, win together! On the race course and in life, they are an incredible team and competitive, in a fun sisterly way.  Rebeccah is a 3x winner of the Nautica New York City Triathlon. She is also a 3x Mom . Laurel has raced Ironman World Championship Kona two times in 2015 and 2016 turned Pro in 2008, 10 years after being diagnosed with ‘ Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and surviving cancer. She went on to become the first cancer survivor to win an Iron distance race and is a 3x Ironman Champion.

On this episode, Marni syncs up with Laurel and Rebeccah about where it all began, their path to professional triathlon, and the obstacles and challenges they have overcome in life and out on the race course.  They do a deep dive into training, racing, good days and bad days, the race selection process and more.  Get ready to be inspired.

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@AthleteStyle on Instagram
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Special thanks to Long Slow Distance series partners Mad Ritual CBD, On, Roka, SaltStick, Nuun Hydration, and Navitas Organics.

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Long Slow Distance is a Marni on the Move series and a FIT + LOVE MEDIA Production

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Mad Ritual

Mad Ritual has changed my recovery game in a big way!  Get ready to recover like a rebel with these awesome high quality CBD infused products!  Their CBD Balm is off the charts amazing! And I’m not the only one that thinks so, Mad Ritual has 100+ five star reviews. They also offer a terrific CBD infused total recovery supplements. Not just for athletes, the products are formulated to ease all of the aches and pains that come along with being an active human.  So, if you’re sore from life, Mad Ritual gets it. Founded by women, athletes, and active entrepreneurs, they are committed to helping active folks bring more balance to their lives. Shop with our code marnionthemove for 15% off your purchase.

On

On running shoes offer runners the perfect mix of design and function, Running in On is a game changing experience thanks to their proprietary Cloudtec ® Technology, you really do feel like you are running on clouds, whatever your shoe preference is.  Discover and learn more from Co-Founder David Allemann was a guest on the Marni on the Move podcast, tune in and find out more.  Shop On!

Roka

I’ve been wearing Roka wetsuits for triathlon for the past five years and they have been a terrific for my swimming speed and comfortability.  When I learned they were expanding beyond wetsuits and goggles and introducing eyewear, I immediately got a pair of their sunglasses, which I have been wearing for the past four months. No matter how hard I try, I can’t shake them off my head, which is great since I am always on the move.  All Roka products are high tech, performance focused, with functional design. Behind the brand, are founders and athletes designing product for athletes, like themselves. Learn more on the podcast with Co-Founder Kurt Spenser. Shop with our code MARNI for 20% off at https://www.roka.com. This is not applicable for optical use.

SaltStick Caps, Buffered Electrolyte Salts

SaltStick Caps are my go-to for training and racing.  They reduce heat stress, muscle cramping, and maintain electrolyte levels. SaltStick offers the ONLY electrolyte capsules, liquid add-ins and chewable tablets that were formulated to closely resemble the electrolyte profile lost during activity: sodium, potassium, calcium and magnesium. Use the code marni20 for a 20% discount at checkout when you visit shopsaltstick.com. Please note this is only available to people with a U.S. mailing address and will expire on 12/31/2019.

Nuun Hydration

My other go-to fueling and hydration resource is Nuun Hydration. I simply add their hydration tablets to my handheld water bottle. It tastes great, there are lots of amazing flavors. I’m currently obsessed with their Watermelon Sport Hydration and The Blackberry Vanilla REST.  Nuun began as the first company to separate electrolyte replacement from carbohydrates. It is a healthy, hydrating beverage without all of the extra sugar and additives.  Nuun Hydration uses clean ingredients that are non-GMO, gluten free and vegan.

Navitas Organics

For nearly a decade, I have been using these plant based superfood ingredients, adding them to smoothies, including their all in one organic essential superfood blends with proteins, greens, probiotics and enzymes for post workout recovery or simply for breakfast or an afternoon snack. I also add their Maca for Adaptogens, Camu Camu for extra Vitamin C, and Cacao.  Navitas Organics offers an incredible line of CBD infused ready –to-drink wellness shots-restore, calm, focus and bliss and a delicious line of Superfood Lattes. Head over to their website and stock up. Tune in and download the Marni on the Move podcast episode with Navitas Organics Founder and CEO, Zack Adelman to hear more.  Shop https://navitasorganics.com  and get 25% off your first purchase with the code MOVE25 upon checkout.

 

Jillian Wright On Empowering Beauty + Wellness Entrepreneurs With The Tools For Success

Jillian Wright is the Co-Founder of Indie Beauty Expo, an ecosystem she created to empower beauty and wellness entrepreneurs for success, which launched in 2015.  In just five years, IBE has expanded from one event in New York with 80 brands to events in five global markets (NYC, LA, Dallas, London, Berlin) with more than 750 brands.  Also under the Indie Beauty Media Group (IBMG) umbrella are a  digital publication, entrepreneurial education, online services marketplace, and major retail partnerships (Neiman Marcus, Feel Unique, and Douglas).  On this episode Jillian and Marni sync up about where her passion to build this ecosystem began, her personal journey and beauty roots, the inspiring career shift that was the catalyst for her next chapter, the risks she took to get started, her mission to help entrepreneurs in beauty and wellness and the workout that fuels her for success!

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Fueled By Mad Ritual CBD

Mad Ritual has changed my sports and fitness recovery game in a big way!  Get ready to recover like a rebel with these awesome high quality CBD infused products!  Their CBD Balm is off the charts amazing! And I’m not the only one that thinks so, Mad Ritual has 100+ five star reviews. They also offer a terrific CBD infused total recovery supplements. Not just for athletes, the products are formulated to ease all of the aches and pains that come along with being an active human.  So, if you’re sore from life, Mad Ritual gets it. Founded by women, athletes, and active entrepreneurs, they are committed to helping active folks bring more balance to their lives. Shop with our code marnionthemove for 15% off your purchase.

 

Tyler McCandless On Marathoning, Meteorology, and the TCS NYC Marathon|Long Slow Distance

Tyler McCandless is a top American distance runner, scientist with a Ph.D. in Meteorology, and is one of the founders of The Kauai Marathon Youth Program, a Marathon he has participated in for nine years. He has competed in two Olympic Marathon Trials and qualified for a third with his 2:12:28 marathon to finish 2nd at the USA Marathon Championships in December 2017. In the spring 2020, Tyler is heading to compete in the 2020 Olympic Trials after racing the 2019 TCS NYC Marathon. He lives and works in Boulder, Colorado as a Machine Learning Scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research and is currently working on various projects in the Research Applications Laboratory (RAL) including using machine learning techniques to improve wind and solar power prediction for a project in Kuwait, and building an algorithm to improve wildfire prediction.

On todays episode, Marni and Tyler sync up about where athletics and Marathoning began, consitency in training and maintaining a healthy body, weather and racing, his work in Hawaii, Boulder, and Kuwait, and of course, the TCS NYC Marathon.

Tyler’s won four marathons: the Kauai Marathon in Hawaii in 2011-2013; and also the Iwaki City Marathon in Japan in 2012. In July of 2011 Tyler was awarded the Road Runners Club of America Roads Scholarship, which is an award to assist American post-collegiate runners who show great promise to develop into national and world-class distance running athletes. Tyler has had a successful 3+ years under coach Steve Jones. Highlights include a half-marathon PR of 1:03:14, four top ten finishes at 2014 USA Championships and PRs in distances from the 10k (29:19-Peachtree) to the marathon (2:15:26-Twin Cities). He also earned the prestigious honor of being named the Collegiate Running Association Male Athlete of the Year in 2014.

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@Tyler McCandless on Instagram or  Twitter
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Special thanks to Long Slow Distance series partners Mad Ritual CBD, On, Roka, SaltStick, Nuun Hydration, and Navitas Organics.

Shop our Offers, Deals, and Favorite Products + Brands from our new series Long Slow Distance on our website.

Sign up for our Newsletter, The Download for Marni on the Move updates, exclusive offers, invites to events, and exciting news!

FOLLOW SERIES PARTNERS

@MadRitual
@Onrunning
@roka
@SaltStick
@NuunHydration
@NavitasOrganics

ABOUT OUR PARTNERS

Mad Ritual

Mad Ritual has changed my recovery game in a big way!  Get ready to recover like a rebel with these awesome high quality CBD infused products!  Their CBD Balm is off the charts amazing! And I’m not the only one that thinks so, Mad Ritual has 100+ five star reviews. They also offer a terrific CBD infused total recovery supplements. Not just for athletes, the products are formulated to ease all of the aches and pains that come along with being an active human.  So, if you’re sore from life, Mad Ritual gets it. Founded by women, athletes, and active entrepreneurs, they are committed to helping active folks bring more balance to their lives. Shop with our code marnionthemove for 15% off your purchase.

On

On running shoes offer runners the perfect mix of design and function, Running in On is a game changing experience thanks to their proprietary Cloudtec ® Technology, you really do feel like you are running on clouds, whatever your shoe preference is.  Discover and learn more from Co-Founder David Allemann was a guest on the Marni on the Move podcast, tune in and find out more.  Shop On!

Roka

I’ve been wearing Roka wetsuits for triathlon for the past five years and they have been a terrific for my swimming speed and comfortability.  When I learned they were expanding beyond wetsuits and goggles and introducing eyewear, I immediately got a pair of their sunglasses, which I have been wearing for the past four months. No matter how hard I try, I can’t shake them off my head, which is great since I am always on the move.  All Roka products are high tech, performance focused, with functional design. Behind the brand, are founders and athletes designing product for athletes, like themselves. Learn more on the podcast with Co-Founder Kurt Spenser. Shop with our code MARNI for 20% off at https://www.roka.com. This is not applicable for optical use.

SaltStick Caps, Buffered Electrolyte Salts

SaltStick Caps are my go-to for training and racing.  They reduce heat stress, muscle cramping, and maintain electrolyte levels. SaltStick offers the ONLY electrolyte capsules, liquid add-ins and chewable tablets that were formulated to closely resemble the electrolyte profile lost during activity: sodium, potassium, calcium and magnesium. Use the code marni20 for a 20% discount at checkout when you visit shopsaltstick.com. Please note this is only available to people with a U.S. mailing address and will expire on 12/31/2019.

Nuun Hydration

My other go-to fueling and hydration resource is Nuun Hydration. I simply add their hydration tablets to my handheld water bottle. It tastes great, there are lots of amazing flavors. I’m currently obsessed with their Watermelon Sport Hydration and The Blackberry Vanilla REST.  Nuun began as the first company to separate electrolyte replacement from carbohydrates. It is a healthy, hydrating beverage without all of the extra sugar and additives.  Nuun Hydration uses clean ingredients that are non-GMO, gluten free and vegan.

Navitas Organics

For nearly a decade, I have been using these plant based superfood ingredients, adding them to smoothies, including their all in one organic essential superfood blends with proteins, greens, probiotics and enzymes for post workout recovery or simply for breakfast or an afternoon snack. I also add their Maca for Adaptogens, Camu Camu for extra Vitamin C, and Cacao.  Navitas Organics offers an incredible line of CBD infused ready –to-drink wellness shots-restore, calm, focus and bliss and a delicious line of Superfood Lattes. Head over to their website and stock up. Tune in and download the Marni on the Move podcast episode with Navitas Organics Founder and CEO, Zack Adelman to hear more.  Shop https://navitasorganics.com  and get 25% off your first purchase with the code MOVE25 upon checkout.

Long Slow Distance is a Marni on the Move series and a FIT + LOVE MEDIA Production