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Exploring the Keto Culture – Podcasts and Personalities

Let’s face it – a major part of sticking to a diet is learning to enjoy the whole experience. A huge aspect of immersing yourself in the keto lifestyle involves surrounding yourself with others who are going through the same triumphs and challenges. Whether you’re part of a close-knit keto group or are going it alone these podcasts and personalities of the keto community may be the key to keeping you motivated to continue the fight for your fitness goals.

Keto Podcasts – A Powerful Digital Resource

If you’ve never heard of a podcast, a simple description is that they’re a recorded conversation or monologue between one or more people. There are podcasts for virtually every topic in existence, and with the rising popularity of keto, you know there are free podcasts for every type of person.

From Sahil “Demonstealer” Makhija’s hit YouTube show and podcast, The Headbanger’s Kitchen to the personal and practical advice found in Keto for Normies, a quick search will reveal that the keto world is ripe with personalities that are worth listening to.

4 Can’t-Miss Keto Podcasts

Podcasts are among the most versatile entertainment experiences available. You can listen while stuck in traffic on the way to work or while doing 45 minutes on the elliptical at the gym. Keto podcasts can be entertaining, educational, and real, and most will be all of the above. But most of all, they tell the shared experiences of others who choose to follow the keto diet.  

1. Two Keto Dudes

Arriving at the decision to go keto after being overweight and becoming ill, these Two Keto Dudes have shed their pounds and got their health back on track. This show’s topics range from fun and educational to personal, as Franklin and Morris discuss their adventures and lessons learned while living the keto lifestyle. Check out the Two Keto Dudes Podcast for free on the podcast player of your choice.

Credit: 2 Keto Dudes Podcast

2. Keto Talk with Jimmy Moore and Dr. Will Cole

While it’s true that podcasts can be started by anyone, this is more of a high-profile experience as acclaimed author Jimmy Moore and nutrition specialist, Dr. Will Cole tackle some of the most complex questions listeners have about the keto diet. Expect deep discussion on specific issues like ketosis and how to achieve it, challenges for those with different medical conditions, and advice that comes from over a decade of personal experience on low-carb diets.

  • Keto Talk currently has 93 episodes that discuss keto questions and myths
  • Jimmy Moore is a best selling international author and podcaster
  • Find the latest episode here

Credit: Keto Talk Podcast

3. The Keto for Women Show with Shawn Mynar

Shawn Mynar became diagnosed with an autoimmune disease and her doctor told her it had nothing to do with her diet – that’s when she set off on a mission to prove him wrong. Mynar’s highly-rated podcast that delves into a wide range of topics facing women who are facing the challenges of the keto diet. In addition to personal experience, Mynar draws insight from being a personal trainer and Nutritional Therapy Practitioner (NTP™).

  • Topics include fasting 101, Keto for Gut Health, Keto for Sleep, and others
  • Shawn Mynar focuses predominantly on keto topics that affect women
  • The episode list for The Keto for Women Show is found here

Credit: Keto for Women Show w/ Shawn Mynar

4. The Keto Diet Podcast with Leanne Vogel

The Keto Diet Podcast was rated #1 on Healthline’s list of the Best Keto Podcasts of  2017, and that credit belongs entirely to Leanne Vogel. Leanne Vogel is not only the host of The Keto Diet Podcast, but she’s the founder of HealthfulPursuit.com and a 4-time bestselling author. In her acclaimed podcast, she discusses practical keto topics aimed at helping you accomplish your fitness goals in a quick, fun, and healthy way.

  • A combination of practical and personal advice revolving around the keto diet
  • An elaborate website, YouTube Channel, and books are are available as well
  • View all 67 or more episodes of The Keto Diet Podcast here

Credit: Leanne Vogel, Host of The Keto Diet Podcast

 

The Keto Community – People You Should Know

While podcasts are a modern, powerful, and convenient way to experience the keto community, there are numerous personalities that transcend any one type of media. If you’re following keto, it helps to have a mentor or two to look up to, read their blogs and meal plans, and learn about how they dealt with the challenges of staying keto.  

6 Personalities to Know in the Keto Community

1. Stephanie “Keto” Person

With a compelling cause and an unquenchable desire to get as fit as possible, Stephanie “Keto” Persons has motivated many with her YouTube videos. Join her 77,000 subscribers and check out her thoughts on achieving the body you deserve through the keto diet.

2. Joe Rogan

A man of many talents, you may know Joe Rogan best as a stand-up comedian, host of Fear Factor, or UFC commentator, but he also is known as one of the forefathers of podcasting. Joe has discussed the keto diet with a wide range of experts on his hit podcast, the Joe Rogan Experience.

3. Brendan Schaub

After retiring from the UFC with a record of 10-5, Brendan Schaub took the advice of Joe Rogan and set his sights on podcasting and stand-up comedy. Now leading hit podcasts like The Fighter and The Kid, and The Big Brown Breakdown, Brendan Schaub has been outspoken on many topics, including the success he’s had on the keto diet. Try his Keto Recovery Shake recipe after your next workout.  

4. Sahil “Demonstealer” Makhija

Whether playing guitar in a metal band or teaching viewers how to make mouth-watering keto recipes on his YouTube show, the Headbanger’s Kitchen, Sahil Makhija puts his full personality into every endeavor. Check out his website to learn how to make Keto Coffee and Chocolate Tarts, Cauliflower Mac & Cheese, and many other keto-friendly entrees.

5. Maria Emmerich

Author of eight books including her best-seller, Keto-Adapted, Maria Emmerich takes a practical, family-oriented approach to the keto diet. Her website MariaMindBodyHealth.com is packed with useful keto resources, including upcoming events, recipes, videos, and a shop with over a dozen keto products.

6. Ally McWowie

One glimpse at her before and after photos will show the weight-shredding power of the keto diet. Not one to keep the secret to herself, Ally McWowie shares her keto knowledge with the world in dynamic YouTube episodes that tackle the dilemmas of keto from a realistic standpoint. In this video which has almost 30,000 views, Ally takes viewers on a keto shopping trip through Walmart on a tight budget.

Living the Keto Lifestyle Can Take Your Health to New Levels

Once you’ve made the decision to begin the keto diet, you become part of a community of people throughout the world that are dealing with the same issues as you on a daily basis. Whether the keto personalities that you look to are basic or athletic, hardcore or practical, male or female, all share a common goal: To share the life-changing experiences they learned on the keto diet. Thanks to the efforts of keto enthusiasts throughout the world, more people have access to the keto diet than ever before.

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