Interview with the amazing Jen Bricker. Born without legs, Jen is an athlete, gymnast, aerial performer, and 83 pounds of pure athletic inspiration. Some Jen links: Twitter, Facebook, her 20/20 interview, and HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumble. Her newly discovered sister Dominique Moceanu’s book here: Off Balance: A Memoir.
Vinnie settles on the exact amount of carbs per day to eat on the No Sugar No Grains diet. Hidden carbs, brown rice pasta, antiquated fitness equipment, and Hal Higdon’s wonderful marathon training programs also discussed. Links referenced: Kayak Academy, brown rice pasta.
Priceless Pic from the vault: Vinnie on Oprah
Vinnie declares a fitness goal: to kayak the entire length of Bayou Lafourche non-stop. Follow up on the Olympics, the validity of TRX and Green Coffee Extract, and the dangers of Gatorade.
Interview with Badass Brett Blankner, whose podcast “Zen and The Art of Triathlon” can be found at www.ZenTriathlon.com. Brett picks Vinnie’s brain on everything Carnivorous Vegan, and the guys discuss Ultra Swimming and body fat. Brett is an ultrasport athlete and family man; his coaching site is www.D3Multisport.com. The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living: An Expert Guide to Making the Life-Saving Benefits of Carbohydrate Restriction Sustainable and Enjoyable, Peter Defty, and Timothy Olson’s Western States 100 record are discussed.
Vinnie and Anna discuss what it takes to become a celebrity fitness expert. A full discussion on which ab exercises you need to do to get a six-pack, blood doping, and The Olympics.