Fitness Confidential With Vinnie Tortorich

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Hollywood Celebrity Trainer Vinnie Tortorich and his co-hosts nail down the skinny about everything health, diet, and fitness. Get fit. Get inspired. Get entertained.

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  • A Fighting Chance with Michelle Hurn, RD - Episode 2501

    14/06/2024 Duração: 58min

    Episode 2501 - On this Friday's show Vinnie Tortorich speaks with registered dietician Michelle Hurn and they discuss having a fighting chance when getting cancer treatment, and more. https://vinnietortorich.com/2024/06/fighting-chance-michelle-hurn-rd-episode-2501 PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS YOU CAN WATCH ALL THE PODCAST EPISODES ON YOUTUBE - A Fighting Chance Michelle’s wife is currently going through treatment for breast cancer. (2:00) Vinnie updates her on some of his challenges during treatment and how he had to advocate for himself. Michelle gives her and her wife, Corene's story. (9:00) An unexpected diagnosis turned their world upside down. They at least knew what to do nutritionally: the ketogenic diet. The American Cancer Society contradicted itself in its own statement. (12:00) Michelle and her wife saw over 32 medical professionals about the cancer diagnosis, and only one made a suggestion about nutrition, and it was incorrect advice. (15:30) She shares why a ketogenic diet is bene

  • Desperate Measures - Episode 2500

    12/06/2024 Duração: 38min

    Episode 2500 - On this Wednesday's show Vinnie Tortorich and Gina Grad discuss desperate measures of surgery, being metabolically broken, and more. https://vinnietortorich.com/2024/06/desperate-measures-episode-2500 PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS YOU CAN WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE - Desperate Measures Endoscopic ablation operation targeting ghrelin; it took the patient six months to lose 20 lbs. (3:20) The procedure targets burning receptors in the gut lining. Is it a good thing to control leptin and ghrelin through surgery? Isn’t it better to just change what you’re eating? Vinnie reviews what “metabolically broken” means, and how leptin and ghrelin signaling works. Gina hadn’t eaten red meat in 25 years. (24:00) Now she craves meat all the time. Finding great deals on meat is possible—you don’t have to be rich to make it work. Vinnie shares some great food his brother Mark has made. (27:00) You can stick to local items, keeping costs down. They have some fun talking about singer Donovan.

  • Trying to Manage Stress - Episode 2499

    10/06/2024 Duração: 01h02min

    Episode 2499 - On this Monday's show Vinnie Tortorich and Anna Vocino chat about a variety of things like trying to manage stress, food, and more. https://vinnietortorich.com//2024/06/trying-to-manage-stress-episode-2499 PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS YOU CAN WATCH ALL THE PODCAST EPISODES ON YOUTUBE - Trying to Manage Stress After a jovial exchange about the intro song, Vinnie gives a cancer treatment update. (4:00) He is still isolating to avoid infection. He’s been able to work out. They discuss X and internet trolls. (5:30) Anna asks about Vinnie’s appetite while on treatment. (19:00) Sometimes he takes coconut oil to help satisfy him. They talk about types of blood cancers. What is Vinnie doing to manage stress? (29:30) He’s been going through a lot over the past couple of years. Anna encourages him by reminding him that the people who are for him, understand and support him. Mindset and stress management are just as important as nutrition and treatment. Vinnie is trying to manage stress as

  • Misconceptions About Fats with Dr. Mary Newport - Episode 2498

    07/06/2024 Duração: 01h31min

    Episode 2498 - On this Friday's show Vinnie Tortorich speaks with Dr. Mary Newport and they discuss the misconceptions about fats and Ancel Keys, the benefits of coconut and MCT oil, and more. https://vinnietortorich.com/2024/06/misconceptions-about-fats-dr-mary-newport-episode-2498 PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS YOU CAN WATCH ALL THE PODCAST EPISODES ON YOUTUBE - Misconceptions About Fats Dr. Mary Newport is driven to find answers and continuously does research. (2:00) Vinnie asks her opinion regarding an Instagram post he made about cholesterol. (9:00) Cholesterol is an important part of the cellular system in our bodies. The buildup of plaques is because of damage caused by inflammation. She explains the different kinds of fats and misconceptions about fats due to Ancelk Keys' conclusions.   Infectious diseases (Spanish flu, pneumonia, tuberculosis, etc) used to lead to premature death over heart disease. (18:00) However in the early 1900s that changed when things like penicillin were discovered

  • Fighting Outside Influences - Episode 2497

    05/06/2024 Duração: 33min

    Episode 2497 - On this Wednesday's show Vinnie Tortorich and Gina Grad discuss a rat study, the "Dirty Keto" film, and fighting outside influences toward your health, and more. https://vinnietortorich.com/2024/06/fighting-outside-influences-episode-2497 PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS YOU CAN WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE - Fighting Outside Influences Gina brings up a recent study posted on Science.org. (2:30) They dive into who is behind Science.org. The article she cites claims the keto diet may cause organ damage. Vinnie breaks down the “study” and exposes its major faults. This article is a sample of what “Dirty Keto” will address. Look for Vinnie's "Dirty Keto" documentary on Amazon; it should be available soon! Microplastics are infiltrating everything. (17:00) Even areas that one would think would be pristine show signs of microplastics. Pay attention to your health—all day, every day. School lunches are an example of the challenge of fighting outside influences. (20:00) Vinnie will cha

  • Dealing With Insurance - Episode 2496

    03/06/2024 Duração: 01h05min

    Episode 2496 - On this Monday's show Vinnie Tortorich and Anna Vocino chat about Vinnie's cancer protocol, dealing with insurance companies, and more. https://vinnietortorich.com/2024/06/dealing-with-insurance-episode-2496 PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS YOU CAN WATCH ALL THE PODCAST EPISODES ON YOUTUBE - Dealing With Insurance Vinnie is grateful for all the well-wishes from his followers/supporters. (2:00) He gives an update about his cancer treatment, and he also wants to discuss advocating for yourself. (3:00) He advocated for himself regarding his medications. He is not against doctors, he but emphasizes the importance of communicating with them. (15:00) You don’t have to get adversarial, just be sure to have the conversations and advocate for yourself. Anna was on Prednisone recently and it helped her, but she was miserable on it. (17:00) They discuss insurance; you pay for insurance to ensure you get the care you need when needed. (21:30) Vinnie had an injection that cost $16,000! He explains

  • Working Against Nature with Dr. Cate Shannahan - Episode 2495

    31/05/2024 Duração: 01h20min

    Episode 2495 - On this Friday's show Vinnie Tortorich speaks with Dr. Cate Shanahan about her new book about oxidative stress, the downside of working against nature, and more. https://vinnietortorich.com/2024/05/working-against-nature-dr-cate-shanahan-episode-2495 PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS YOU CAN WATCH ALL THE PODCAST EPISODES ON YOUTUBE - Root Causes of Oxidative Stress Cate first noticed issues in pro basketball players. (2:30) What she found out was a symptom of metabolic problems. Dr. Shanahan was one of the early voices who emphasized the toxicity of seed oils. (6:00) She explains how she started paying attention to seed oils. Her background in biochemical engineering transitioned to medical school; however, her personal medical issues led her to a deep dive into health. Her book “Dark Calories” is available in Vinnie’s Book Club . She explains the meaning behind the name. (13:00) Metabolic disease is rampant. Being “hangry” is a sign of insulin resistance, which is a stage of metabo

  • Having the Conversations - Episode 2494

    29/05/2024 Duração: 37min

    Episode 2494 - On this Wednesday's show Vinnie Tortorich and Gina Grad discuss the "Dirty Keto" film, a cancer update, advocating for yourself by having the conversations, and more. https://vinnietortorich.com/2024/05/having-the-conversations-episode-2494 PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS YOU CAN WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE - Having the Conversations Supermodeling trends over the years, (2:30) The “Dirty Keto” documentary is coming out on May 30, 2024! (7:15) It is only available on Amazon. Vinnie is planning some events in the NSNG® VIP group, possibly a watch party. If you are on his email list, you’ll get an email with more info about it. It’s important to watch his movies so he can continue to bring truth to the public. (15:00) He refuses to sell the NSNG® name to avoid the name and brand becoming bastardized. Gina addresses Vinnie’s chemo treatment. (17:30) Vinnie looks great despite going through cancer treatment. He shares how he’s been doing including any exercise and his reactions to med

  • Making Progress & Giving Answers - Episode 2493

    27/05/2024 Duração: 49min

    Episode 2493 - On this Monday's show Vinnie Tortorich and Anna Vocino chat about Vinnie's cancer protocol making progress, giving answers to listeners' questions, and more. https://vinnietortorich.com/2024/05/making-progress-giving-answers-episode-2493 PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS YOU CAN WATCH ALL THE PODCAST EPISODES ON YOUTUBE - Making Progress & Giving Answers There’s some fun with Sam Elliott voiceovers. (2:00) When this episode airs on May 27, 2024, Anna will have a birthday discount code, “Birthday10” until the end of May. (6:00) Vinnie's cancer update (11:30): Vinnie is an N=1 experiment. His protocol has changed a bit. He thought they were using a smaller amount than 17 years ago, but they are just administering at a different rate. He mentions some of the side effects he was having, especially with the Neupogen. CBD (not THC) has helped him control some of the pain. He’s getting bored—he hasn’t been able to do some of the things he hoped to do to occupy his time, like archery. Vinnie h

  • BEST OF: Testing Metabolism with Dr. Paul Kolodzik - Episode 2492

    24/05/2024 Duração: 58min

    Episode 2492 - BEST OF: On this Friday's show Vinnie Tortorich speaks with Dr. Paul Kolodzik about testing metabolism with CGMs and more. https://vinnietortorich.com/2024/05/testing-metabolism-kolodzik-epsiode-2492 PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS   You can watch this episode on Vinnie's Fitness Confidential YOUTUBE channel - TESTING METABOLISM Vinnie shared a recent Instagram post he posted about 3 things not to have for breakfast and received a lot of backlash about it. (2:00) They talk about the problem with oatmeal. Any proteins from oatmeal or similar are insignificant compared to animal protein. Dr. Paul Kolodzik MD  shares what his concerns are as an Emergency Response doctor, and it’s primarily metabolic health. (8:45) Television news covers more traumatic things like gunshot wounds, overdoses, etc. Most of what he sees every day is because of vascular disease, obesity, or other metabolic issues. They discuss some of the complications of COVID due to metabolic issues. (11:45) They discuss the

  • Easy Got Us Sick - Episode 2491

    22/05/2024 Duração: 43min

    Episode 2491 - On this Wednesday's show Vinnie Tortorich and Gina Grad discuss bicycles, Vinnie's "Dirty Keto" documentary, how "easy" got us sick, and more. https://vinnietortorich.com/2024/05/easy-got-us-sick-episode-2491 PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS YOU CAN WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE - Easy Got Us Sick Where the term “Soft and Succulent” comes from. (2:00) John Muir named the trail he created for non-mountaineers to reach the top of Mt. Whitney. They switch to talking about bicycles, gears, penny-farthings, and the Tour de France. (6:00) Gina got to preview Vinnie’s new documentary “Dirty Keto”. (14:00) She addresses Dr. Drew’s appearance in the film. They discuss MCT oil and cardiology. (17:00) Cholesterol is not a bad thing; every cell in our body needs it. (22:00) Heart disease has almost nothing to do with cholesterol. All the names for sugar was a powerful point for Gina. (27:00) Honey is not better than any other sugar—the liver is a meritocracy. Gina shares some points she lo

  • An Attempt To Polarize - Episode 2490

    20/05/2024 Duração: 53min

    Episode 2490 - On this Monday's show Vinnie Tortorich and Anna Vocino chat about the media's attempt to polarize health and diet, share a Vinnie update, answer listener questions, and more. https://vinnietortorich.com/2024/05/an-attempt-to-polarize-episode-2490 PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS YOU CAN WATCH ALL THE PODCAST EPISODES ON YOUTUBE - An Attempt To Polarize Vinnie is talking about business and a brief health update. (2:00) Nina Teicholz posted on X an article from the New York Times which claims that no women paticipate in the carnivore lifestyle. (5:00) It’s ridiculous how the media makes an attempt to polarize health and fitness. (6:30) Working together is how you help people. (11:00) To get some perspective on the idea that “life is hard”, go to a children’s hospital. Anna proposes that more Trixie posts (Vinnie and Serena’s new puppy) is a pretty good remedy for anyone. (17:00) There is more explanation of some of Vinnie’s treatment. (19:00) He finds that kefir and yogurt seems to help

  • BEST OF: Finding A Flow State with Colin O'Brady - Episode 2489

    17/05/2024 Duração: 01h11min

    Episode 2489 - BEST OF: On this Friday's show, Vinnie Tortorich welcomes Colin O'Brady and they discuss the 12-hour walk, Colin's books, limiting beliefs, finding a flow state, and more. PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS FINDING A FLOW STATE Vinnie welcomes Colin O'Brady, author of "" and "". (2:00) Vinnie asks Colin to give some backstory on how he got into athletics and what led him to try all the things he does. (3:00) Colin's dad always reminded him to be active outside, because "Nature is Free." They chat about coming from a modest upbringing then going to a large university. (5:00) Colin suffered an accident that affected his life and outlook. (8:15) He shares how his mom inspired him and what his goal became. They discuss mindset and lifestyle and what they each decided was important to them. (16:55) Hint: It wasn't money, luxury items, or keeping up with the "Joneses". Vinnie was inspired to take on the 12-hour walk after he heard Colin on the Adam Carolla podcasts. (30:30) Colin explains

  • There Is No Cheat - Episode 2488

    15/05/2024 Duração: 46min

    Episode 2488 - On this Wednesday's show Vinnie Tortorich and Gina Grad discuss coffee drinks, a health update, how there is no cheat or shortcut, and more. https://vinnietortorich.com/2024/05/there-is-no-cheat-episode-2488 PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS YOU CAN WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE - There Is No Cheat They spend a little time chatting about musician Cat Stevens (aka, Yusuf Islam). (2:00) Vinnie’s started making his iced coffee again. (14:00) He uses soda water and sometimes tequila; yep, he said tequila. Gina assigns the name “The Tortorich” to the beverage. Gina asks Vinnie about his health. (24:00) Vinnie will have a fraction of the chemo he had before; however, he will have to go into an isolation mode to avoid infection for a few weeks. He made it 17 years without it coming back; he had been told it would be back within 5 years. His choice of lifestyle has helped keep it at bay for that long. Gina has a story about an old wives’ tale. (36:00) It’s a question about resistant starch a

  • Gut Reactions - Episode 2487

    13/05/2024 Duração: 51min

    Episode 2487 - On this Monday's show Vinnie Tortorich and Anna Vocino chat about Vinnie's cancer protocol, probiotics, the gut reactions to fecal transplants, and more. https://vinnietortorich.com/2024/05/gut-reactions-episode-2487 PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS YOU CAN WATCH ALL THE PODCAST EPISODES ON YOUTUBE - Gut Reactions Some Steve Perry (the musician) discussion. (2:00) Chemo check-in: the Ups and Downs. (4:00) Vinnie compares the last time he had cancer to this time. He shares some of his treatment protocol. He will continue to eat as cleanly as possible (NSNGAF)  and exercise to his ability. (14:30) Speaking of clean eating, they chat about a recent recipe Serena made. (15:00) Vinnie’s documentary “Dirty Keto” is ready! (20:00) He talks about the pricing of buy vs rent on Amazon. They switch to talking about probiotics. (25:00) They both have seen the documentary “Hack Your Health: The Secrets of Your Gut.”(28:30) The message at the end of the day is to eat real food! There’s info about

  • Your Brain On Awe with Caroline Paul - Episode 2486

    10/05/2024 Duração: 01h33min

    Episode 2486 - On this Friday's show Vinnie Tortorich welcomes author and adventurer Caroline Paul, and they discuss the healing powers of getting outdoors, your brain on awe, and more. https://vinnietortorich.com/2024/05/your-brain-on-awe-episode-2486 PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS   YOU CAN WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE - Adventure and Longevity Caroline describes her first venture into breaking records at age 14. (6:00) They chat about how they know each other through her twin sister, actress Alexandra Paul. Alexandra is in the Guinness Book of World Records. Caroline’s perspective has changed about wanting to break records as she ages. (13:00) But she has done and is proud of various athletic accomplishments. She has also been a firefighter, and her book “Fighting Fire” can be found . Her book, “Tough Broad” is available in Vinnie’s book club . (21:00) It’s about the challenge of outdoor adventure and how it improves your life, including longevity. She reflects on various things that drive her, in

  • Keep Your Kids Healthy - Episode 2485

    08/05/2024 Duração: 35min

    Episode 2485 - On this Wednesday's show Vinnie Tortorich and Gina Grad discuss a study about processed foods, the ways to keep your kids healthy, and more. https://vinnietortorich.com/2024/05/keep-your-kids-healthy-episode-2485 PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS YOU CAN WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE -   Keep Your Kids Healthy Gina found a study in the New York Post regarding processed foods. (2:00) The study looks at processed foods in rats and how it affects their brains. The high junk food-eating rats’ memory and functioning were severely impaired. This kind of damage can be similar in the human brain. They discuss the importance of getting your kids off processed foods. (11:00) Parents complain as if they have no control over their children’s choices. Titrate or wean them off processed foods, over time. Vinnie tells the story of Dr. Mary Newport and her husband. (16:45) He ties it to a story of a recent interaction that makes him wonder about people’s comprehension and brain health. It is be

  • Pulling No Punches - Episode 2484

    06/05/2024 Duração: 01h17min

    Episode 2484 - On this Monday's show Vinnie Tortorich and Anna Vocino discuss Vinnie's upcoming documentary and how he is pulling no punches, a health update, and more. https://vinnietortorich.com//2024/05/pulling-no-punches-episode-2484 PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS YOU CAN WATCH ALL THE PODCAST EPISODES ON YOUTUBE - Pulling No Punches There’s a special deal at Anna’s Eat Happy Kitchen for Mother’s Day! Use promo code “SPICYMOM10” to get 10% off the 3-spice variety pack. (5:00) Here’s the official announcement: Vinnie’s next documentary is coming out soon, in May. (7:00) This time he is going after some people and products in the health and fitness space. The duo gets diverted by the amazing story of Kathrine Switzer, the first woman to run the Boston Marathon. (11:30) The name of the documentary: Dirty Keto. (14:00) Anna feels like it’s a great intro to keto and why certain keto products aren’t good. Some people in the health and wellness space may not be happy with Vinnie after this. He include

  • Like a Miracle with Dr. Penny Figtree - Episode 2483

    03/05/2024 Duração: 01h24min

    Episode 2483 - On this Friday's show Vinnie Tortorich welcomes Dr. Penny Figtree and they discuss how using low-carb lifestyle for metabolic health can be like a miracle, semiglutide, and more. https://vinnietortorich.com/2024/05/like-a-miracle-dr-penny-figtree-episode-2483 PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS   YOU CAN WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE -   Like A Miracle Dr. Figtree is in Australia and specializes in metabolic health. (2:00) She focused on low-carb in 2018. She used to prescribe meds, but she realized how many cases were metabolic issues. She tried to prescribe lifestyle changes, but people wouldn’t stick to them. But once she discovered Drs. Jason Fung and David Ludwig, her eyes opened with what she could do. She feels the success of her patients using low-carb works like a miracle compared to previous methods. Vinnie shares what he experienced years ago at a reunion with his peers; he was the only one not on several medicines. (19:00) She and her patients have benefitted from the Gary Fett

  • You Have A Choice - Episode 2482

    01/05/2024 Duração: 45min

    Episode 2482 - On this Wednesday's show Vinnie Tortorich and Gina Grad discuss a great idea for playing outdoors, how you have a choice in how you show up, and more. https://vinnietortorich.com/2024/05/you-have-a-choice-episode-2482 PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS   YOU CAN WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE - You Have A Choice There’s a music quiz for Gina, as well as some movie trivia. (2:00) Gina wants to tell Vinnie about these fitness suggestions. (11:00) There is an eco-park with ziplines and outdoor "gym" in Corona, CA. Vinnie is a huge fan of this kind of activity, especially anything outdoors. Gina loved seeing how many kids were there; the kids were enjoying it. (18:30) Vinnie reminisces what he and his buddies would do for fun. Gina has been working at her new treadmill desk. (30:00) You need to get up and move around while working from home. She has noticed an immense difference in how she feels throughout the day. There has been a slack in societal standards; for example, wearing pajamas i

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