DB 039: Strength Sensei Charles Poliquin On Training World-Class Athletes And His Fitness Tips For You!

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In today’s episode, Olga and Eva welcome Charles Poliquin, who definitely wins the award for coolest nickname of any Dream Big Podcast Guest:  The Strength Sensei. Charles has trained more than 800 Olympians and is an expert on muscle, strength, and sports performance. He is known worldwide for producing faster and stronger athletes. He has trained athletes from 23 different sports including athletes from summer and winter Olympics, the NHL, NFL, NBA, soccer and wrestling. He’s also an author of more than 600 articles on strength training and has published 8 books.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • When Charles discovered his passion for fitness.
  • How Charles turned his passion into a career.
  • The importance of having breakfast and the best food to eat in the morning.
  • Where the nickname “Strength Sensei” came from.
  • Why Charles shares his passion to everyone – not just athletes.
  • Why we need to drink a lot of water everyday.
  • Why exercising can give you more energy throughout the day.
  • Charles’ advice on the best for kids.
  • Charles’ most embarrassing moment.
  • Charles’ Big Dream for the future.

RESOURCES

Charles went over so many helpful tips for your health and fitness in this episode. One that really stood out is the importance of drinking water throughout the day, and particularly to drink water as soon as you wake up which will help your body flush out the pollutants that your liver created while you were sleeping. You’ll also find that drinking more water will give you much higher energy levels.  We created this awesome illustration to encourage you to drink a glass of water in the morning as soon as you get out of bed. As always, this Dream Big Podcast download can be customized with your face and name, and it is 100% free to download. Click here to claim you free download.  

If this coming week you complete the Water Challenge, please let Olga know by emailing her at Olga@DreamBigPodcast.com. You will be entered into a drawing for a $50 Amazon Gift card.  Winners are selected monthly and contacted by email (as well as announced on our show!).  June’s winner was Sophia Saltzberg from Queens NY. Congrats Sophia!

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DB 038: Preetha Ji, Meditation Master, On Living In A Beautiful State

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TODAY’S GUEST

This week, Eva and Olga welcome Meditation Master, Preetha Ji. Along with her husband Krishna Ji, Preetha co-founded One World Academy, a Wisdom School for Enlightenment which focuses on knowing oneself and discovering that we are connected to all that exists. Their teachings challenge every justification for living in sorrow and inner isolation.

It was an absolute privilege to have Preetha on the show, and she shared so much profound wisdom with the Big Dreamers in our audience. Preetha is making available 3 beautiful guided meditation to the Dream Big community. You can claim those 3 free audio meditations at www.oneworldacademy.com/eva

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Preetha’s definition of meditation.
  • How you can stop yourself from having negative thoughts.
  • How Preetha teaches her students to meditate.
  • The different spectrums of meditation.
  • The easiest form of meditation.
  • A short guided meditation that anyone can do.  Get 3 more free audio guided meditation that Preetha made for our audience here.
  • The benefits of meditation for kids.
  • How you can shift your mood with meditation.
  • The mission and focus of One World Academy.
  • The importance of consciousness for parents.
  • The foundation that Preetha’s daughter Looka created to help kids in orphanages.
  • Preetha’s best advice to her 10 year old self.

RESOURCES

We were so grateful that Preetha, one of the most respected meditation teachers in the entire world, shared a beautifully simple yet powerful guided meditation in this episode. Our challenge to you this week is to follow Preetha’s guided meditation and enjoy the benefits you will immediately feel as a result. We created this inspirational artwork which you can print out and use as a reminder of the importance of meditation. As always, our Dream Big Podcast downloads can be customized with your face and name, and it is 100% free to download. Click here to claim you free download.  

If this coming week you ignore all the naysayers in your life, please let Olga know by emailing her at Olga@DreamBigPodcast.com.  You will be entered into a drawing for a $50 Amazon Gift card.  Winners are selected monthly and contacted by email (as well as announced on our show!).

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DB 037: Poetic Voice Sekou Andrews On Creating His Own Art and Finding Your Stage Might

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In this week’s episode, Eva and Olga welcome Poetic Voice artist Sekou Andrews, one of the world’s most mesmerizing and powerful speakers. In “Poetic Voice”, Sekou has created a new, refreshing, and cutting-edge speaking category that fuses inspirational speaking with spoken word poetry in a way that is simply unforgettable. He has performed his poetic speeches at leadership conferences, company retreats, and for prominent individuals including Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Maya Angelou, Quincy Jones, Larry King, Hillary Clinton, and Coretta Scott King.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Sekou’s journey from being a school teacher to a poetic voice artist.
  • The meaning of poetic voice.
  • Sekou’s best advice to people who have fear of public speaking.
  • How fear can inspire you to do better at public speaking.
  • The importance of developing your communication skill at a young age.
  • Sekou’s Stage Might program.
  • Sekou performs one of his pieces called “When I Grow Up”
  • Sekou’s big dream for the future.
  • And so much more!

RESOURCES

 

In this episode, Sekou emphasized the importance of developing self-confidence and the profound benefits that gaining confidence will have on your public speaking skills.  This week’s download will serve as a reminder of how important it is to be confident in yourself.   We think that the illustration Totally Rocks, and so do you!   As always, our Dream Big Podcast downloads can be customized with your face and name, and it is 100% free to download. Click here to claim you free download.  

If this coming week you ignore all the naysayers in your life, please let Olga know by emailing her at Olga@DreamBigPodcast.com.  You will be entered into a drawing for a $50 Amazon Gift card.  Winners are selected monthly and contacted by email (as well as announced on our show!).

 

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