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Free fitness, training, nutrition, fat loss, and evidence-based health advice to transform your body with Steven Eskaf. Tune in to the latest research, interviews with exercise, diet, and medical professionals, and an entertaining mash-up of best practice and modern science, along with Q&A's and motivational content from the Head Coach of the MAX and Maxine’s Challenge.
 
A changing climate presents humanity with only one option: adapt. Join your host, Doug Parsons for America's leading podcast on climate change - America Adapts! Each episode, Doug sits down with scientists, activists, policymakers, and journalists to discuss the tough questions facing this country and the world as we confront humanity's greatest challenge. Question your assumptions, refresh your perspective, and become part of the climate movement that will determine our planet's future, rig ...
 
Imagine if you could overhear intimate, unfiltered conversations between the world’s most influential women? In season one of Dare I Say, the first podcast from HarpersBAZAAR.com, host Olivia Wilde allows us to do just that. The actress and activist takes us inside the sometimes heated, sometimes vulnerable, and always animated discussions that happen when two women—those unafraid to challenge the status quo—sit down to tackle the most pressing issues we’re facing today.
 
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In episode 120 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons talks adaptation and publicly accessible shorelines with The Trustees of Reservations, a coastal conservation group in Massachusetts! This is the second episode in a 3 episode arc, focusing on coastal issues and climate adaptation. We talk with experts and local residents about Crane Beach on the Crane…
 
Big Changes from Challenging Conversations with Morris Bird "Nothing wrong with being competitive, just be a good competitor" Meet Morris Bird, Max's 3rd place finalist in the May Challenge. In this episode, you’ll discover: Using competition to drive performance Having tough conversations to make change How identity change can affect social circle…
 
From Running to Resistance Training with Hugh Skinner Meet Hugh Skinner, one of Max's Top 10 Finalists in the May Challenge. In this episode, you’ll discover: How to get back in shape after time off Identifying the tipping point for change The difference between HIIT/cardio and resistance training How to change your training and nutrition strategy …
 
In episode 119 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons hosts former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold. Doug and Senator Feingold discuss his work on the Campaign for Nature; why protecting biodiversity is as important, or more so, than climate change; the science partners involved; what international efforts are needed for biodiversity protection; the role of his…
 
How to Overcome a Weight Loss Plateau with Coach Steven Eskaf In this episode, Coach Steve will take you through how to overcome a weight loss plateau. You’ll discover: The importance of collecting data What is normal weight loss Factors that can affect your body weight How to modify your energy expenditure Connect Follow Steven Eskaf @steveneskaf …
 
In episode 118 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons hosts Maxine Burkett, a Professor of Law at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. In this episode, Doug and Maxine discuss: the moral and intellectual case for climate reparations; climate migration; differences in climate justice in the global north and the global south; will adaptation take a peaceful o…
 
3 Life Lessons from Weight Lifting with Head Coach Steven Eskaf In this episode, Coach Steve will take you through 3 life lessons that you can learn from weight lifting. You’ll discover: How to use fear to develop your strength The power of a mental barrier and how to overcome them The importance of a training environment Plus a bonus tip for impro…
 
Transitioning from the Olympics to a Full-Time Mum with Olympian Alicia Coutts Meet Alicia Coutts, former Olympian and Maxine Challenger. Listen to her story of how she transitioned from professional athlete to a fulltime mum. In this episode, you’ll discover: Stories from the Olympics What the selection process for the Olympics is What does a norm…
 
In episode 117 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons talks coastal banks with The Trustees of Reservations, a coastal conservation group in Massachusetts! This is the first episode in a 3 episode arc, focusing on coastal issues and climate adaptation. We talk with experts and local residents of Wasque Beach on Martha’s Vineyard and discuss the challenges…
 
Working Together to Transform Your Life with Dylan and Tiani Meet Dylan and Tiani who worked together to overcome challenges to transform their body and life. In this episode, you’ll discover: How to work together with your partner to support your body transformation How to manage shift work and making time for yourself Finding resources in your co…
 
New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D) talks about using her past government experience to battle the coronavirus today, her views on the statues debate and what it means to be in the conversation to be Joe Biden's running mate. Want to share your feedback on this show and other Washington Post podcasts? Go to https://washingtonpost.com/podcast…
 
Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), a military veteran who was recently in the news when Tucker Carlson said she "hated America," discusses Trump's failures on the military, coronavirus and race — and what she would do if asked to be Joe Biden's running mate. Want to share your feedback on this show and other Washington Post podcasts? Go to https://wash…
 
Finding Resources to Overcome Challenges with Troy Sheather Meet Troy, one of Max's top 10 finalists in the January Challenge. In this episode, you’ll discover: The power of accountability How to be resourceful when challenges arise Tips for training at home How to find an exercise program that you'll enjoy Why carbs are important for weight loss C…
 
Susan Rice, a former U.N. ambassador and national security adviser, is being considered as a potential running mate for Joe Biden. She discusses not only foreign policy but also the global pandemic and the racial reckoning facing America today. Want to share your feedback on this show and other Washington Post podcasts? Go to https://washingtonpost…
 
Rep. Bass, who is among those being vetted as Joe Biden’s running mate, discusses her work as chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, and her hopes for the future. "The world needs us,” she says. Want to share your feedback on this show and other Washington Post podcasts? Go to https://washingtonpost.com/podcastsurvey?utm_source=podcasts&utm_mediu…
 
In episode 116 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons hosts frequent pod guest Dr. Jesse Keenan of Tulane University. Jesse discusses his new research paper on how sea level rise will impact the viability of the 30 year home mortgage, the foundation of much of the home ownership in the United States. We also discuss how local banks are being more aggressi…
 
Staying on Track with Simon Hitchcock Meet Simon, one of Max's top 10 finalists in the January Challenge. Listen to hear how Simon juggled his family and work life to smash the Challenge. In this episode, you’ll discover: How to balance your lifestyle and the Challenge What to do when life throws curveballs How to complete the Challenge with your p…
 
Harris, a Democratic senator from California, also discussed during a live taping of Cape Up the coronavirus pandemic and the explosive allegation that Russia was paying bounties to the Taliban for killing U.S. troops. See more from Jonathan Capehart: https://www.washingtonpost.com/people/jonathan-capehart/?utm_source=podcasts&utm_medium=referral&u…
 
Getting Rid of the Dad Bod with Dale Shields Meet Dale, one of Max's top 10 finalists in the January Challenge. Listen to hear how Dale juggled his family and work life to smash the Challenge. In this episode, you’ll discover: How to balance a physical job and complete the Challenge How to modify your nutrition to fit your lifestyle Connect Find Th…
 
Poet Elizabeth Alexander, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation president who spoke at President Barack Obama’s first inauguration, discusses the importance of the arts to society and has advice for those who have lost loved ones during the covid-19 pandemic. See more from Jonathan Capehart Read more from Washington Post Opinions…
 
In episode 115 of America Adapts, a re-release of episode 80, “Adapting Conservation to Climate Change at WWF”, Doug Parson joins World Wildlife Fund’s Shaun Martin to revisit this episode and to see the progress that has been made from when it was originally released on Dec. 17th, 2018. In the original episode we take a behind the scenes look at h…
 
Putting Yourself First with Sarah Waters Meet Sarah, one of Maxine's top 10 finalists in the January Challenge. Listen to hear how she tackled her first challenge and smashed her results. In this episode, you’ll discover: How to give yourself permission to do something for yourself How the Platinum Challenge can help you achieve your results Connec…
 
Toxic masculinity is the result of a culture that perpetuates stereotypes which place men in a position of power and dominance over everyone else while simultaneously telling them that sharing their emotions is a sign of weakness. This concept has been ingrained in our social ecosystems forever, but we are finally able to call it out for what it is…
 
Sgt. Maj. of the Army Michael A. Grinston, the highest ranking enlisted member of the U.S. Army, discusses his upbringing in Alabama and why he sometimes felt, being biracial, he was "not black enough for black people." See more from Jonathan Capehart: https://www.washingtonpost.com/people/jonathan-capehart/?utm_source=podcasts&utm_medium=referral&…
 
The Power of a Fitness Community with Paul Kinahan Meet Paul, one of Max's top 10 finalists in the January Challenge. Listen to hear how he used a support network to smash his goals. In this episode, you’ll discover: How to build a Challenge community Tips on how to complete Deadlifts How to ask for help Tips to manage injuries and aches and pains …
 
"We actually punish black people for being resilient," says Carol Anderson, the author of “White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide.” She lays out a persistent pattern of injustice for African Americans in U.S. history. See more from Jonathan Capehart: https://www.washingtonpost.com/people/jonathan-capehart/?utm_source=podcasts&utm_mediu…
 
In episode 114 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons hosts climate activist, billionaire investor and former Democratic Presidential candidate Tom Steyer! Tom and I talk about what’s happening with the coronavirus and reopening; his run for President in the Democratic primary; what a Biden Presidency will mean for climate action and listen in to find out…
 
Completing the Challenge When Plans Change with Renee Lathwell Meet Renee, one of Maxine's top 10 finalists in the January Challenge. Listen to hear how she empowered herself to complete the Challenge, despite the challenges that she faced along the way. In this episode, you’ll discover: How to accept compliments What to do if your environment does…
 
Rep. John Lewis doesn't want today's fighters to give up. "You must be able and prepared to give until you cannot give any more," he says. "We must use our time and our space on this little planet that we call Earth to make a lasting contribution." See more from Jonathan Capehart: https://www.washingtonpost.com/people/jonathan-capehart/?utm_source=…
 
Sustainable Training and Nutrition Adam RyanMeet Adam, one of Max's top 10 finalists. Listen to hear how he used the Challenge to kickstart his fitness and health. In this episode, you’ll discover: Tips to manage shift work Easy ways to complete meal prep The warning signs of overtraining and the power of recovery The importance of sustainable trai…
 
Robin DiAngelo, the author of “White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism,” doesn’t mince words. “I actually don’t think that most white people care about racial injustice. I really don’t,” she says.By The Washington Post
 
In episode 113 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons hosts Dr. Moira McDonald of The Walton Family Foundation. Moira shares the focus of the foundation, with an emphasis on Louisiana coastal planning, wetland restoration and the role of the Mississippi River in adaptation. We also discuss strategic planning at a foundation; integrating adaptation into co…
 
Making the Challenge work for you with Ashley Heapy Meet Ashley, one of the Maxine top 10 finalists. Listen to hear how she overcame her own personal Challenges to achieve an amazing result. In this episode, you’ll discover: The difference between physical activity and training What to do when the people around you don't want to change Easy ways to…
 
Having women participate in the economy at an identical rate as men would boost the world's economy annually by approximately $28 trillion. Yet, gender equality is still something that needs to be fought for in workplaces around the world. Kweilin Ellingrud, a senior partner at McKinsey where she leads gender equality research, sits with Analisa Ba…
 
Stephen Smith is running an unconventional campaign for governor of West Virginia. Its policy proposals and budget have been written by the people. Listen to Smith discuss why the pandemic has enhanced his campaign's “West Virginia Can’t Wait” message.By The Washington Post
 
How to Take it To The Next Level with Max's Grand Champion Matt Darcy Meet Matt, the January Max's Grand Champion! In this episode, Matt speaks about his previous attempt at the Max's Challenge and how he took it to the next level in the January Challenge to take out first place! In this episode, you’ll discover: The effect of alcohol on your body …
 
In 2016, Gretchen Carlson made headlines around the world when she was demoted and subsequently fired from Fox News after refusing sexual advances from her boss, Roger Ailes. Her story was the catalyst which prompted numerous women to come forward with similar allegations. Many of whom had been forced into secret arbitration to settle their complai…
 
In episode 112 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons hosts for the third time, famed climatologist Dr. Michael Mann. Mike comes on to discuss his recent sabbatical in Sydney, Australia, just as the bushfires raged out of control. We discuss the conservative media in Australia and how the continent is uniquely susceptible to the impacts of climate change.…
 
Finding Gems and Getting Strong with Maxine's Grand Champion Stephanie Abell Meet Steph, the January Maxine Grand Champion! In this episode, Steph speaks about how she overcame the COVID-19 shutdown and transformed her body and health. She shares her experience with the Challenge and offers advice for those who want to improve their health and fitn…
 
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