RRP#16: James ‘Lightning’ Wilks: The Rich Roll Podcast
UFC / MMA / BAMF James “Lightning” Wilks joins the podcast to talk PlantPower nutrition, what it’s like to grapple in the UFC, his experience winning Season 9 of “The Ultimate Fighter”, his thoughts on “low carb” and Paleo-style diets, updates on the development of his documentary on plant-based athletes and how he fuels for performance. Not only is James quite intelligent & extremely articulate, his knowledge and passion when it comes to plant-based nutrition is palpable. I hope you enjoy the interview.
Also, thanks Ed Gutentag — cinematographer extraordinaire — David Kitay and team for dropping by the garage to film today’s episode. At the moment, this is a rather low fi version of the HD film. Given that it is a video in excess of 90 minutes it was the only way to get it up without a 48 hour upload time. However, I’m a luddite when it comes to properly configuring HD video for YouTube, so I’ll try to get this figured out and swap it out for a better resolution version. Apologies for a few audio tweaks in the video – a humming noise for a few minutes in the middle — this is our first attempt at video and we’ll get better as we go.
Enjoy the podcast and want to support the show? If & when you are about to buy something on Amazon, do us a solid and first click through to the Amazon site via the banner ad to the right (on the “Podcasts” page of RichRoll.com). Won’t cost you a penny extra on your purchase but will throw some loose change from the Amazon coffers our way, which we will use to keep the bandwidth flowing and improve production quality.
And if you have a moment, we’d love it if you could toss a quick review up on the iTunes page. It’s most appreciated!
Thanks for the support and hope you enjoy the show!