440: Tony Horton Shares His Secrets for Losing Weight and Getting in the Best Shape of Your Life


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Watch the full video interview on YouTube here: https://bit.ly/tonyhorton440

Tony Horton (IG: @tonyshorton) is the wildly popular creator of the most successful fitness program in America, P90X.

He is a world-class motivational speaker and the author of top-selling books Bring It!, Crush It! and The Big Picture.

Tony’s appeared on countless television programs as a fitness and lifestyle expert to promote healthy living through exercise and proper nutrition.

In line with his new fitness concept, Power Nation, Tony’s newest creation is his brand new supplement line, Power Life, aimed at supporting people’s health through proper nutrition.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Tony’s early days as a kid being bullied with a speech impediment
  • Forming friendships in high school that last a lifetime
  • The weight lifting course in college that changed his life
  • Diet is as critical as exercise
  • Transitioning from a pescatarian to mostly vegan diet
  • Stress is a trigger for Ramsay Hunt Syndrome
  • Eating inflammatory foods leads to leaky gut
  • What is bilateral vestibular hypofunction?
  • The new program Power of Four integrates mindfulness and meditation
  • Tony’s vegan, his wife is paleo/keto... how they make it work in the kitchen
  • Practicing the 5.5 breathing technique
  • Yoga is perfect if you want to stay young and healthy
  • Recovery phase options after intense exercise
  • How Tony evolved his fitness routine over the years
  • The glass is half full... your mindset matters
  • Focus on living in the present moment
  • A less stressful and more optimistic way to approach life
  • The coaches & mentors that impacted Tony
  • Personal development books help improve who you are
  • Tales from a celebrity personal trainer
  • The success of P90X
  • Financial lessons Tony's learned along the way
  • Married life with Shawna
  • My purpose for getting healthy
  • Workout at least 22 days per month

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Related links:

Power Nation

Tony Horton's website

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Tony Horton - The Big Picture (book)

Power Life

Sanjay Gupta - Keep Sharp (book)

John Ratey - Spark (book)

Tammy Murphy

Tom Petty


James Nestor - Breath (book)

Listen to James Nestor previously on TUHP (episode #413)


Brendan Brazier (books)

Keith Ellis - The Magic Lamp (book)

Andrew Weil (books)

Listen to Dr. Andrew Weil previously on TUHP (episodes #295, #366 & #430)

Wayne Dyer - Your Erroneous Zones (book)

Robert Ringer - Looking Out For Number 1 (book)

Richard Carlson - Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff (book)

M. Scott Peck (books)

Tony Robbins (books)

Deepak Chopra (books)

Listen to Deepak Chopra previously on TUHP (episode #141)

Eckhart Tolle (books)

Viktor Frankl - Man’s Search For Meaning (book)

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Dr. Steven Gundry on Boosting Your Mental and Physical Energy (#404)

Rachel Hollis on Putting Life Back Together When Your World Falls Apart (#395)

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