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Donkey of the Day: James Wilks

Donkey of the Day

Charlamagne gave "Donkey of the Day" to another dead person, this time for a robbing prank that went wrong! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


10 Feb 2021

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Episode 19: The Ultimate Food Fighter w/Producer & Former UFC Fighter, James Wilks

The Mario Soto Sports Psychology Podcast

James Brett Wilks is an English film producer, vegan activist, and former professional mixed martial artist. A professional from 2003 until 2012, he competed for the UFC, King of the Cage, and was the winner of Spike TV's The Ultimate Fighter: United States vs. United Kingdom. After winning his title and several UFC fights, it was during a sparring session towards the end of fight camp where he was dealt a major setback injuring both knees. Having limited mobility, it was during his rehabilitation he searched for a way to be productive, so he immersed himself in the science of recovery and proper diet for athletes. In doing so, he came across research, science and scientist that forever changed how he looked at food. This interview is so much about adaptation, debunking limiting beliefs, and seeing how you can reinvent yourself through food.


22 Jul 2020

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325: “The Game Changer” Diet That Will Save The Planet | James Wilks, Star Of The Game Changers

The Melissa Ambrosini Show

What if there was a way of eating that could radically enhance your health, longevity, performance, and recovery… while saving the planet at the same time? Join me and James Wilks — star of the documentary film The Game Changers — in this epic conversation where we uncover the truth about plant based eating, bust through the myths we’ve been told about meat consumption, and discover the easiest way to get more plants onto your plate, so that you can transform your health (and the planet) one forkful at a time. Enjoy!Head to https://melissaambrosini.com/325 for the show notes.My newsletter: melissaambrosini.com/newsletterMy instagram: @melissaambrosiniSee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


21 Jul 2020

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Boylen Shouldn’t Be Retained, James Wilks Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 5-11-20)

Podcasts – Sports Talk Chicago

On today’s show, I analyze Jim Boylen’s tenure with the Bulls, and attempt to understand why ownership wants him to be retained. Boylen, arguably, has done nothing to positively impact the Bulls since his hiring, so why should the team retain him, especially with a newly-revamped front office? Later in the show, I caught up with James Wilks, former UFC fighter and creator of The Game Changers. During our interview, we discussed the benefits of a plant-based diet, his UFC career, and the inspiration behind his new film! Remember to tune in every day at 2p Central to listen to the show live on AM 1530 WCKG! National audiences can find WCKG on the iHeartRadio app! The post Boylen Shouldn’t Be Retained, James Wilks Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 5-11-20) appeared first on Sports Talk Chicago.

11 May 2020

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128 - James Wilks is WILD!

History Hyenas with Chris Distefano and Yannis Pappas

We get into it with former UFC fighter and producer of the documentary "The Game Changers," James Wilks! From the benefits of being plant based to why Chrissy wants to kiss him on the ear, the cuzzies go WILD with this PBC!   Want more Hyena content? Check out www.patreon.com/bayridgeboys where things get really WILD! Follow us!: 🙆🏼‍♂️🐕🙆🏻‍♂️ 🙆🏼‍♂️Chris Distefano on Instagram, Twitter, website 🙆🏻‍♂️Yannis Pappas on Instagram, Twitter, website 🐕History Hyenas on Instagram, Twitter, website Subscribe to the poddy woddy on YouTube, iTunes, Spotify, and HH Clips


12 Mar 2020

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The Sherpa And The Schmuck #045 - Changing The Game With James Wilks


James Wilks joins Marcus Antebi and Ralph Sutton on this episode of The Sherpa And The Schmuck! James comes on the show to talk about his extremely popular Netflix documentary Game Changers, and of course, Ralph has questions about the voracity of some of the claims, so James and Marcus have to straighten him out! Follow the Show @ForceOfWilks @MarcusAntebi, @Iamralphsutton, @Bmackayisright. The Sherpa And The Schmuck brought to you by goodsugar ™️


9 Mar 2020

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Game Changers. #94 With James Wilks

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Finally we're able to get James Wilks on the Podcast to talk about the criticism and main points of the "Game Changers" documentary that is currently breaking the internet. James is a retired Mixed Martial Artist and winner of the 2009 season of The Ultimate Fighter. In his spare time (his actual job), James is a hand to hand combat instructor contracted by the US Marine Corps (and many others), teaching Marines how to implement the "One mind, any weapon" slogan of our Marine Corps Martial Arts Program. 


8 Mar 2020

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#41 | [P]lant-Based Lifestyle With James Wilks From The GAME CHANGERS

The [P]Rehab Audio Experience

In this episode Craig is joined by James Wilks, an elite special forces trainer, The Ultimate Fighter Winner, and one of the producers of the popular film (THE GAME CHANGERS) to discuss all things whole food plant-based diet and lifestyle. Topics from this discussion include James' background and what ultimately led him to a whole food plant-based diet, the benefits of shifting your fuel source to plants, the most common misconceptions and arguments against this type of diet, and easy actionable steps you can take to incorporate aspects of this type of diet and lifestyle if you desire. James Wilks is a mixed martial artist best known for winning Season 9 of The Ultimate Fighter. He also serves as a combatives trainer for government agencies including the US Marshals, US Marines, US Army Rangers and US Navy SEALs.  Enjoy! The Prehab Guys  Guests: James Wilks  Email: james@gamechangersmovie.com  Website: https://gamechangersmovie.com/ Visit our website: www.theprehabguys.com Follow us on: Instagram | Facebook | Youtube | Twitter  Connect with The Prehab Guys  info@theprehabguys.com  Leave feedback, let us know what to talk about next. Did you enjoy this? Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe.


2 Mar 2020

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E014-Interview with James Wilks, Producer, The Game Changers

Science and Saucery

This week we talk with James Wilks about his journey from professional MMA fighter to Producer for the documentary, The Game Changers. We will cover a wide range of topics from tradeoffs with athletics and healthspan to some of the amazing content that ended on the cutting room floor. 


21 Jan 2020

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Plant-Based for Athletic Performance with James Wilks of Gamechangers

The Sonya Looney Show

James Wilks is a combatives instructor for the US Military, retired MMA Fighter,  2009 UFC champion, and main star in Gamechangers Documentary which you can now watch on Netflix.  Gamechangers was executively produced by Academy Award-winning director James Cameron, also known for directing Terminator and Titanic to name a couple of other films!  Gamechangers explores whether a plant-based diet is an optimal diet for athletes across all disciplines including strength, endurance sports, team sports, and more.  There are some big name athletes appearing in the film such as World Record Holding Strongman Patrik Baboumian well-known ultrarunner Scott Jurek, Olympian cyclist Dotsie Bausch, Arnold Schwartzenegger, Derrick Morgan of the NFL' Titans, and so many more.  The movie is about James Wilks quest to search for the optimal diet to help him recover from a terrible injury.  His research set him on a trajectory to learn more about plant-based nutrition, ultimately discovering that many athletes are competing at the top level with no animal products. The film also goes into why a plant-based diet helps athletes perform and recover at their best. Topics Discussed in the Podcast  Acclaim for the film including the Defense Health Agency how the idea of Gamechangers came about James' previous diets and notions on vegans is grassfed beef healthy? best foods to eat to recover faster from injury fatigue, carbohydrates, heme iron, supplements for performance how to decipher if scientific studies are legitimate  how they picked athletes to be in the movie a short bit about fighting MMA/ taking punches & managing aggression and anger 33:50 It's really centered around inflammation. The blood flow is centered around inflammation as well- inflammation of the arteries. But then if there is inflammation just recovering from a workout session or you got injured and you're recovering, you need inflammation to build muscle and to recover, but you want to get through that inflammation quickly so that you can work out again more effectively. You can always work out again the next day, but it's how effective and how optimal is that workout?   I think inflammation is really the key here -that animal foods tend to be inflammatory, plant foods tend to be anti-inflammatory.  And so reducing that can not only help blood flow, but also muscle repair, being faster, and also injury repair as well. Listen Now   Resources Go to the Gamechangers website Watch the Gamechangers Documentary on Netflix or find it elsewhere Follow James Wilks on Instagram Listen to my episode with Dr. Esselstyn regarding endothelium/heart disease Listen to my episode with T Colin Campbell about cancer and animal protein Download Dr. Michael Greger's Daily Dozen App Visit NutritionFacts.org Joe Rogan episode with James Wilks  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 2 Ways to Give Back to the Show ____________ Yay!  Our Podcast Sponsor- Sufferfest Beer In 2012, Founder and CEO Caitlin Landesberg started her search for the perfect beer to cheers with friends after long trail runs in and around San Francisco… but didn’t find a beer that fit the bill when it came to celebrating her athletic lifestyle and diet. So, taking matters into her own hands, Caitlin spent years developing the beer she wanted to see in the world. After teaming up with an all-star brewmaster to perfect her recipes, Caitlin started to share her beer with friends and fellow trail runners.  The beer is brewed with built-in superfoods so you can recover, sweat for your beer, and feel good! Listen Now: The Sonya Looney Show Podcast Episode with Caitlin Landesberg ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Don't Miss an Episode: Subscribe!

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17 Jan 2020