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American Glutton

Actor Ethan Suplee was an aspiring plus size model long before it became trendy and now sets out to examine our current obesity crisis. On American Glutton, he’ll talk to everyone from experts to the average Joe, exploring all the diets he has been on over the last two decades, taking us on his journey from obese to svelte and back again, examining what worked and what made him gain everything back plus 50 pounds. Sharing his ever-lasting search for the next quick fix, we’ll delve into the joys of suffering, relativism, dogged determination, and the proper way to braise a pork belly.

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Kevin Connolly: Actor, Director

Ethan takes a trip down memory lane with one of his oldest friends, Kevin Connolly. Ethan and Kevin talk about their lives growing up as young actors in Hollywood, and Kevin shares the concerns he and other close friends had about Ethan’s weight and their failed intervention attempt.

50mins

15 Jan 2020

Rank #1

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Dr. Will Cole: Functional Medicine Practitioner, Author

Ethan speaks with leading functional medicine expert Dr. Will Cole about the different ways a person can implement the Keto diet into their lives. The two discuss Dr. Cole’s book, “Ketotarian”, and his new release, “The Inflammation Spectrum”, and the ways he helps his patients get to the bottom of their health issues.

38mins

22 Jan 2020

Rank #2

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Mike Israetel: PhD in Sport Physiology, Chief Sport Scientist: Renaissance Periodization, Former Professor of Exercise and Sport Science

Ethan and Mike Israetel talk about various exercise tenants such as Progressive Overland, Reps in Reserve and Muscle Failure. Mike and Ethan also talk about nutrition, common misconceptions about carbohydrates, and the food sources available to us today.

1hr 29mins

25 Mar 2020

Rank #3

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Kumail Nanjiani: Actor, Comedian

Ethan is joined by actor and comedian, Kumail Nanjiani, who shares the details of his physical transformation. Ethan and Kumail talk about their exercise and eating plans, and how they are keeping up with their regimens during the quarantine.

56mins

22 Apr 2020

Rank #4

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Tom Kier, Tactical Training Expert

One of Ethan's favorite roles was playing D in the Hulu series, Chance. The character D was based on Tom Kier. Tom has been a combatives instructor for the past 30 years and he is considered a subject matter expert by USSOCOM (The Unites States Special Operations Command). He also holds a master instructor/Tuhon rank in Sayoc Kali. Sayoc is a Filipino martial arts system developed by Pamana Tuhon Chris Sayoc. Mindset is an integral part of Sayoc, and Ethan thought it would be a good idea to get Tom on the podcast to share some of those principles, and how they can assist in achieving your goals.

55mins

5 Feb 2020

Rank #5

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Max Discher, Our Everyman

Max, like so many of us, has struggled with his weight for years. On this episode, Ethan and Max talk openly and honestly about the ups and downs of dieting, and how Max can work towards more consistency in his health and achieve his goals.

33mins

29 Jan 2020

Rank #6

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John Glaude: Co-Host “Work for Change” Podcast

Ethan speaks with John Glaude who dramatically transformed his body and life. John and Ethan talk about their journeys and some very important components that accompany weight loss including loose skin.

59mins

18 Mar 2020

Rank #7

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Grant Roberts: Personal Trainer, Nutritionist, Lifestyle Coach, Actor, Author and Philanthropist

Ethan talks with one of the premiere personal trainers in the world, Grant Roberts. Ethan talks with Grant about how we are all dealing with the Coronavirus crisis, and the two discuss how to get the best home workout under these circumstances. Grant also explains the 10 elements he focuses on when it comes to living a healthy lifestyle.

56mins

1 Apr 2020

Rank #8

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Dr. Beau Daniels, D.C., Mamba Sports Academy

Ethan chats with Dr. Beau Daniels, who has extensive experience working with NFL, NBA, MLB, and USA Olympic teams. Dr. Beau has an advanced education in the fields of Sports Medicine, sports-related injuries & rehabilitation. Ethan and Dr. Beau talk about a variety of important topics including how to create sustainable habits, long terms vs. short term goals and pacing yourself to get the most gains. They also discuss if the same rules apply to men and women and the challenges women can face as they get older.

1hr 3mins

15 Apr 2020

Rank #9

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Juliette Lewis, Actress

Ethan talks to his sister-in-law and actress, Juliette Lewis, about her health and wellness habits. Juliette speaks to Ethan about so many things she has learned over the years, including the way she needs to eat to maintain balance and energy in her daily life. Juliette shares her thoughts on how to recognize what your own body is telling you and how to use that to feel your best.

1hr 2mins

11 Mar 2020

Rank #10

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Mike Matthews: Author, Founder of Legion Athletics

Ethan brings on the very knowledgeable Mike Matthews for a great talk about all the things you want to know. From building muscle while losing weight, to muscle memory and body recomposition, Ethan and Mike talk through all of this and more.

1hr 38mins

29 Apr 2020

Rank #11

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Bridget Phetasy: Writer, Broadcaster and Comedian

Ethan has an in depth and personal talk with Bridget on a variety of issues ranging from body dysmorphia to addiction and recovery.

1hr 20mins

19 Feb 2020

Rank #12

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Carnivore Mike: Disabled Combat Veteran, Healing Through a Carnivore Lifestyle

Ethan talks with Carnivore Mike, a disabled combat veteran who shares his experiences and journey, and how a Carnivore diet has helped him to have mental clarity.

1hr 18mins

27 Apr 2020

Rank #13

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Spencer Nadolsky: Family and Obesity Medicine Physician

Ethan talks with Dr. Nadolsky about what diets work. Does the same diet work for everyone? And if not, why? Listen to these two share their thoughts on the subject, as well as their favorite fitness memes.

52mins

26 Feb 2020

Rank #14

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Steve Agee: Writer, Actor, Producer

Ethan and his buddy Steve Agee sit down for a conversation about diet and exercise, some of their favorite meals, and Steve’s dislikes of certain food textures and smells. Steve shares a very detailed story about a medical procedure, told as only he can.

1hr 25mins

20 Apr 2020

Rank #15

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Duncan Scrymgeour: MPH in Epidemiology

Ethan speaks with his brother-in-law, Duncan Scrymgeour, an MPH in Epidemiology. The two dig deep and discuss the current Covid-19 situation and it’s comparison to previous pandemics. Filled with facts about where we are now and where we are headed, Duncan and Ethan share a relatable dialogue about the challenges we are facing and how we can get through them.

1hr 45mins

8 Apr 2020

Rank #16

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Dr. Rico Simonini, Cardiologist

Ethan talks with his doctor and friend, Dr. Rico Simonini. Dr. Rico, an accomplished cardiologist, answers all of Ethan's questions on inflammation, cholesterol and a host of other health concerns.

1hr 3mins

9 Mar 2020

Rank #17

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Dr. Edward C. Jones-Lopez: Physician-Scientist

Ethan speaks with Dr. Edward C. Jones-Lopez, a physician-scientist with 25 years of clinical experience in internal medicine and infectious diseases. Dr. Lopez-Jones answers all our important COVID-19 questions.

1hr 15mins

16 Mar 2020

Rank #18

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Michael Malice: Author, Columnist and Media Personality

Ethan and Michael Malice have a candid conversation this week about their goal bodies, bubble gum ice cream, and the proper pronunciation of the word “Regimen.”

40mins

12 Feb 2020

Rank #19

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Jake Steinfeld/Body by Jake: Actor, Fitness Icon, Entrepreneur

Ethan speaks with one of his heroes, the legendary Jake Steinfeld. Jake and Ethan talk about staying motivated in difficult times, what workouts you can do from home when you can’t get to the gym, and Jake’s mantra, “Don’t Quit."

44mins

23 Mar 2020

Rank #20